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The Abrek In Chechen Folklore, Rebecca Gould Jan 2006

The Abrek In Chechen Folklore, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


Ignaty Krachkovsky’S Encounters With Arabic Literary Modernity Through Amīn Al-Riḥānī, Rebecca Gould Jan 2006

Ignaty Krachkovsky’S Encounters With Arabic Literary Modernity Through Amīn Al-Riḥānī, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


'The Montage Of Tbilisi Culture' By Zaza Shatirishvili, Film International, Rebecca Gould Jan 2006

'The Montage Of Tbilisi Culture' By Zaza Shatirishvili, Film International, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

Georgian cultural critic Zaza Shatirishvili discusses Tbilisi's cinematographic culture, concentrating particularly on the works of Otar Ioseliani, Sergei Paradjanov, and Robert Strurua.


A Comparative Investigation Of The Concept Of Nature In The Writings Of Henry M. Morris And Bernard L. Ramm, Andrew M. Mutero Jan 2006

A Comparative Investigation Of The Concept Of Nature In The Writings Of Henry M. Morris And Bernard L. Ramm, Andrew M. Mutero

Dissertations

The study examines two major contrasting theological accounts of nature within the contemporary North American Evangelical community as articulated by Henry Morris and Bernard Ramm. In doing so, the dissertation analyzes nature considered diachronically in three epochs namely: (1) Natura Originalis (the origin of nature); (2) Natura Continua (the contemporary status of nature); and (3) Natura Nova (the future of nature).

The purpose of this research is to discover, describe, analyze, and compare the shape of the two contrasting concepts of nature articulated respectively by Morris, a strict concordist and a special creationist and Ramm, a broad concordist and a ...


Plain Broad Narratives Of Substantial Facts”: Credibility, Narrative, And Hakluyt’S Principall Navigations, Julia Schleck Jan 2006

“Plain Broad Narratives Of Substantial Facts”: Credibility, Narrative, And Hakluyt’S Principall Navigations, Julia Schleck

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

This article compares voyage narratives printed in Richard Hakluyt’s 1589 Principall Navigations to contemporaneous travel histories in an effort to contextualize the epistemological status of each group of texts and debunk the former’s reputation for greater factuality. It critiques the use commonly made of Hakluyt’s narratives in literary studies, arguing that the privileging of these texts over other sources results in postcolonial studies that ironically valorize a type of writing which promoted the colonial mindset these studies seek to expose.


Liberation Theology And Liberatory Pedagogies: Renewing The Dialogue, Shari J. Stenberg Jan 2006

Liberation Theology And Liberatory Pedagogies: Renewing The Dialogue, Shari J. Stenberg

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

recent Chronicle of Higher Education column, Stanley Fish describes a phone call he received after the death of Jacques Derrida from a reporter who was curious as to what would succeed high theory as the "center of energy in the academy." "I answered like a shot," Fish writes, "religion" (1). For many, Fish's prophecy might create a feeling of uneasiness; after all, in academic culture, religious ideologies are often considered hindrances to-not vehicles for-critical thought. This feeling may be especially true in regard to Christianity, which is often conflated with conservative politics and fundamentalism both in and outside of ...


Si Sta Facendo Sempre Più Tardi, Autobiografie Altrui E Tristano Muore Di Antonio Tabucchi: Dove Va Il Romanzo?, Flavia Brizio-Skov Dec 2005

Si Sta Facendo Sempre Più Tardi, Autobiografie Altrui E Tristano Muore Di Antonio Tabucchi: Dove Va Il Romanzo?, Flavia Brizio-Skov

Flavia Brizio-Skov

No abstract provided.