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An Islamic Approach To Peace And Nonviolence: A Turkish Experience., Zeki Saritoprak Jun 2005

An Islamic Approach To Peace And Nonviolence: A Turkish Experience., Zeki Saritoprak

Zeki Saritoprak

No abstract provided.


Fethullah Gülen And The ‘People Of The Book’: A Voice From Turkey For Interfaith Dialogue., Zeki Saritoprak Jun 2005

Fethullah Gülen And The ‘People Of The Book’: A Voice From Turkey For Interfaith Dialogue., Zeki Saritoprak

Zeki Saritoprak

No abstract provided.


"Cardinal Pell And The Theology Of The Nation State", Interview On Encounter, William Cavanaugh Jun 2005

"Cardinal Pell And The Theology Of The Nation State", Interview On Encounter, William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


Ordained And Lay Ministry: Restarting The Conversation, Edward Hahnenberg Jun 2005

Ordained And Lay Ministry: Restarting The Conversation, Edward Hahnenberg

Edward P Hahnenberg

No abstract provided.


"Consumption, The Market, And The Eucharist", William Cavanaugh May 2005

"Consumption, The Market, And The Eucharist", William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


"Inghilterra: I Cristiani E La Politica," Interview, William Cavanaugh Apr 2005

"Inghilterra: I Cristiani E La Politica," Interview, William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


"Consumption, The Market, And The Eucharist", William Cavanaugh Apr 2005

"Consumption, The Market, And The Eucharist", William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


Practicing The Order Of Widows: A New Call For An Old Vocation, M. Therese Lysaught Mar 2005

Practicing The Order Of Widows: A New Call For An Old Vocation, M. Therese Lysaught

M. Therese Lysaught

This essay argues for a renewed institution of an ancient Christian practice, the Order of Widows. Drawing on the Roman Catholic tradition's recent writings on the elderly, particularly the 1998 document from the Pontifical Council for the Laity entitled “The Dignity of Older People and their Mission in the Church and in the World,” I argue that we find within the Roman Catholic tradition advocacy for a renewed understanding of the vocation of the elderly within the Church. Building on this, I then trace in the broadest of outlines some elements of what a renewal of the Order of ...


Review Of Donald R. Vance, Introduction To Classical Hebrew, George Heider Mar 2005

Review Of Donald R. Vance, Introduction To Classical Hebrew, George Heider

George C. Heider

No abstract provided.


Introduction: A 'Curvature Of Social Space', Rosalind Hackett Feb 2005

Introduction: A 'Curvature Of Social Space', Rosalind Hackett

Rosalind I. J. Hackett

No abstract provided.


Sacred Visions Of Law, Robert Tsai Feb 2005

Sacred Visions Of Law, Robert Tsai

Robert L Tsai

Around the time of the Bicentennial Celebration of the U.S. Constitution’s framing, Sanford Levinson called upon Americans to renew our “constitutional faith.” This Article answers the call by explicating the ways in which two landmark constitutional law decisions—Marbury v. Madison and Brown v. Board of Education—have been used by jurists over the years to tend the American community of faith. Blending constitutional theory and the study of religious form, the Article argues that the legal symbols have become increasingly linked in the legal imagination even as they have come to signify very different sacred visions of ...


Review Of Contemplation And Compassion: The Victorine Tradition, Joan Nuth Dec 2004

Review Of Contemplation And Compassion: The Victorine Tradition, Joan Nuth

Joan M. Nuth

No abstract provided.


It All Begins In Baptism: Spirituality For Lay Ecclesial Ministry, Edward Hahnenberg Dec 2004

It All Begins In Baptism: Spirituality For Lay Ecclesial Ministry, Edward Hahnenberg

Edward P Hahnenberg

No abstract provided.


Poetic Valuing Of The Female Self: Selected Women's Writings From Brazil, Cuba And Guyana, Dawn Duke Dec 2004

Poetic Valuing Of The Female Self: Selected Women's Writings From Brazil, Cuba And Guyana, Dawn Duke

Dawn Duke

Duke examines selected women's poems, such as "Loveact," "Mujer negra," and "Black Woman," which depict real, historical, or mythical beings who are idealized and who achieved glorious recognition. These women rose against adverse cultural experience to leave their impressions on the forces of slavery, colonization, and neo-colonialism. The poems exalt the revolutionary stance of these women even as they make leadership qualities, combativeness, and resistance female attributes.


Debating Embryonic Dignity In A Liberal Society, Father Nicanor Austriaco Dec 2004

Debating Embryonic Dignity In A Liberal Society, Father Nicanor Austriaco

Rev. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P.

No abstract provided.


Mary And Isis, Lorin Geitner Dec 2004

Mary And Isis, Lorin Geitner

Lorin C. Geitner

An examination of the degree to which the modern conception of the Virgin Mary was affected and influenced by the cult of Isis.


Review Of Borodowski, Isaac Abravanel On Miracles, Creation, Prophecy And Evil, Michael Carasik Dec 2004

Review Of Borodowski, Isaac Abravanel On Miracles, Creation, Prophecy And Evil, Michael Carasik

Michael Carasik

No abstract provided.


Contesting Sacrifice: Religion, Nationalism, And Social Thought In France By Ivan Strenski, William Cavanaugh Dec 2004

Contesting Sacrifice: Religion, Nationalism, And Social Thought In France By Ivan Strenski, William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


The Reply Of Jesus To King Abgar: A Coptic New Testament Apocryphon Reconsidered (P. Mich. Inv. 6213), Kevin Sullivan, Terry Wilfong Dec 2004

The Reply Of Jesus To King Abgar: A Coptic New Testament Apocryphon Reconsidered (P. Mich. Inv. 6213), Kevin Sullivan, Terry Wilfong

Kevin P. Sullivan

P.Mich. inv. 6213, a Coptic papyrus in the University of Michigan collection, is a copy of the apocryphal letter by Jesus to king Abgar that is mentioned both in Eusebius' Ecclesiastical History and the Syriac Doctrine of Addai. This papyrus is distinctive among the many extant copies of the letter because it mimics the appearance of a documentary letter. The present article is intended to present a new edition of this papyrus, to argue for its use as a protective amulet, and to situate this papyrus and the larger Abgar legend in their early Christian context.


Review Of Nam, Talking About God: Job 42:7-9 And The Nature Of God In The Book Of Job, Michael Carasik Dec 2004

Review Of Nam, Talking About God: Job 42:7-9 And The Nature Of God In The Book Of Job, Michael Carasik

Michael Carasik

No abstract provided.


The Intellectual Origins Of Popular Catholicism: Catholic Moral Theology In The Age Of Enlightenment, Michael Printy Dec 2004

The Intellectual Origins Of Popular Catholicism: Catholic Moral Theology In The Age Of Enlightenment, Michael Printy

Michael Printy

The popular Catholic revival of the nineteenth century was preceded by an intellectual revolution that enabled the Catholic Church to overcome its traditional suspicion of popular religious practices. Central to this transformation was the elaboration of the moral-theological doctrine of equiprobabilism in response to rigorist Augustinian moral pessimism, most fruitfully by Alphonsus of Liguori (1696-1787). His moral theology would set the Church in confrontation with the Catholic Enlightenment. On account of this shift in moral theology, Catholicism was best able of the major Christian churches to preserve within its institutional fold the broad religious revival of the nineteenth century.


Knowledge Of The Self-Revealing God In The Thought Of Thomas Forsyth Torrance, John Morrison Dec 2004

Knowledge Of The Self-Revealing God In The Thought Of Thomas Forsyth Torrance, John Morrison

John D. Morrison

No abstract provided.


The Religion-State Relationship And The Right To Freedom Of Religion Or Belief: A Comparative Textual Analysis Of The Constitutions Of Predominantly Muslim Countries, Tad Stahnke, Robert Blitt Dec 2004

The Religion-State Relationship And The Right To Freedom Of Religion Or Belief: A Comparative Textual Analysis Of The Constitutions Of Predominantly Muslim Countries, Tad Stahnke, Robert Blitt

Robert C. Blitt

This study analyzes the constitutional provisions in 44 predominantly Muslim countries addressing the relationship between religion and the state, freedom of religion or belief, and other related human rights as measured against recognized international human rights standards. The geographic diversity of the Muslim world mirrors a central finding of the study, that predominantly Muslim countries encompass a variety of constitutional arrangements - ranging from Islamic republics with Islam as the official state religion, to secular states with strict separation of religion and state. Key findings of the survey include: More than half of the world's Muslim population (estimated at over ...


Ritual Legitimacy And Scriptural Authority, James Watts Dec 2004

Ritual Legitimacy And Scriptural Authority, James Watts

James Watts

Theorists of ritual have frequently criticized the old tendency in Western culture to dichotomize ritual and text by pointing to the ritual uses of scripture that reinforce its authority. This article extends that argument by illustrating how Torah gained its authoritative position because it validated the rites of the Jerusalem Temple. In first millennium BCE Egyptian, Jewish and Greek cultures, old texts were used to authorize and validate ritual practices. From such usage grew the idea of the religious authority of ritual texts. When one such text, the Torah, included legal and narrative materials as well as ritual instructions, its ...


Martin Knutzen Philosophischer Beweis Von Der Wahrheit Der Christlichen Religion (1747), Ulrich Lehner Dec 2004

Martin Knutzen Philosophischer Beweis Von Der Wahrheit Der Christlichen Religion (1747), Ulrich Lehner

Ulrich L. Lehner

Review: This text, and the series it introduces, are of interest to Anglophone scholars on a number of grounds. Martin Knutzen (1713-51), although forgotten in Germany as well as in the west, was in his day a bright light of Ko¨nigsberg scholarship and bridged the period between the time when Halle Pietism was the dominant force in the scholarship of East Prussia and the Enlightenment of the later eighteenth century. That Immanuel Kant and Johann George Hamann (who referred to him as 'the famous Knutzen') were his pupils suggests clearly enough that he was man of substance; and the ...


Feminists And Paul In Romans 8:18-23 : Toward A Theology Of Creation, Sheila Mcginn Dec 2004

Feminists And Paul In Romans 8:18-23 : Toward A Theology Of Creation, Sheila Mcginn

Sheila E McGinn

No abstract provided.


The Fate Of Confucianism As A Religion In Socialist China: Controversies And Paradoxes, Anna Sun Dec 2004

The Fate Of Confucianism As A Religion In Socialist China: Controversies And Paradoxes, Anna Sun

Anna Sun

No abstract provided.


A Theology Of Engagement, By Ian S. Markham, William Cavanaugh Dec 2004

A Theology Of Engagement, By Ian S. Markham, William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


Aids And American Apocalypticism: The Cultural Semiotics Of An Epidemic, Thomas Long Dec 2004

Aids And American Apocalypticism: The Cultural Semiotics Of An Epidemic, Thomas Long

Thomas Lawrence Long

Since public discourse about AIDS began in 1981, it has characterized AIDS as an apocalyptic plague: a punishment for sin and a sign of the end of the world. Christian fundamentalists had already configured the gay male population most visibly affected by AIDS as apocalyptic signifiers or signs of the "end times." Their discourse grew out of a centuries-old American apocalypticism that included images of crisis, destruction, and ultimate renewal. In this book, Thomas L. Long examines the ways in which gay and AIDS activists, artists, writers, scientists, and journalists appropriated this apocalyptic rhetoric in order to mobilize attention to ...


Neo: Messianic Superhero Of The Matrix, James Mcgrath Dec 2004

Neo: Messianic Superhero Of The Matrix, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Exploration of religious (and more specifically Messianic) themes in the Matrix movies. Note: Link is to the catalog entry in WorldCat's catalog. Please see your local librarian for assistance in borrowing this item via interlibrary loan.