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Editorial: Families, Susan Ross, Lisa Cahill, Erik Borgman, Sarojini Nadar Jan 2016

Editorial: Families, Susan Ross, Lisa Cahill, Erik Borgman, Sarojini Nadar

Theology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

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"Homicide," Iv. Christianity, Hille Haker Jan 2016

"Homicide," Iv. Christianity, Hille Haker

Theology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

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Twelfth Century Literal Bible Commentaries: Comparing Jewish And Christian, Devorah Schoenfeld Dec 2013

Twelfth Century Literal Bible Commentaries: Comparing Jewish And Christian, Devorah Schoenfeld

Theology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

In the twelfth century, both Jewish and Christian Bible commentators began to emphasize literal, or historical, or contextual, approaches to interpreting scripture. These commentators wrote predominantly line‐by‐line commentaries that focused the reader's attention on linguistic questions in the biblical text. There was also a renewed interest in seeing the Bible in its own terms rather than exclusively through the lens of earlier midrashic or patristic commentaries, although those continued to play an important role. These developments happened at the same time for both Christian and Jewish scholars, who were often in conversation with each other about how ...


Christian Love, Material Needs, And Dependent Care: A Feminist Critique Of The Debate On Agape And ‘Special Relations', Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar Jan 2009

Christian Love, Material Needs, And Dependent Care: A Feminist Critique Of The Debate On Agape And ‘Special Relations', Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar

Theology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

THE RECENT CONVERSATION WITHIN CHRISTIAN ETHICS ABOUTTHE RELA tionship between universal obligations and particular, intensive relations—be tween agape and "special relations" —largely accepts Gene Outka's formula tion that these are separate and competing moral claims that must be balanced within the Christian moral life. I examine the relationship between agape and special relations through the lens of dependency and dependent-care rela tions. Attention to dependent care and the material needs addressed within them raises questions about the sharp division between universal and partic ular obligations. Drawing on the work of feminist philosopher Eva Feder Kit tay, I argue ...


Where Christian And Revolutionary Meet?, Hille Haker Jan 2003

Where Christian And Revolutionary Meet?, Hille Haker

Theology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

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Compassion As A Global Programme For Christianity, Hille Haker Jan 2001

Compassion As A Global Programme For Christianity, Hille Haker

Theology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

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