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Memoirs Of A Public Intellectual, Chandan Gowda Dec 2004

Memoirs Of A Public Intellectual, Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

No abstract provided.


Tibetan Buddhism In Northern California, Michele Gibney May 2004

Tibetan Buddhism In Northern California, Michele Gibney

Michele Gibney

When the Dalai Lama was forced to flee Tibet before a Chinese invasion force in the 1950’s, Tibet became an icon in the eyes of the West as an underdog; albeit an incredibly spiritual and exotic one. Due to a dwindling of the religious followers and resources within the community of Tibet in exile, Tibetan Buddhists ventured out from their self-imposed isolation to spread the teachings to any who would listen, (Coleman, 2001, 72). Buddhism, already a source of fascination in America due to the Beat poets and Zen Buddhism, became a craze between the years 1960-1997, (ibid, 103 ...


Obituary Thakor Shah By Amar Jesani & Vibhuti Patel, Professor Vibhuti Patel May 2004

Obituary Thakor Shah By Amar Jesani & Vibhuti Patel, Professor Vibhuti Patel

Professor Vibhuti Patel

At a time when the nation needs people who could keep alive the secular conscience of Gujarat, the passing away of Thakor Shah on April 10, 2004 in Vadodara due to massive heart attack has come as a big jolt. He died while participating in the meeting of the network of social movements in Gujarat. Of the 76 years he lived, he spent over 60 years in public life, making personal sacrifices, fearlessly withstanding all attacks – physical and political – in his incessant struggle for organising working masses for their rights and justice. His life was a political journey in search ...


Hidden Spheres Of Politics, Chandan Gowda Apr 2004

Hidden Spheres Of Politics, Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

No abstract provided.


Adult Children Of Divorce -- Some Counselling Considerations, Alan A. Mackenzie Mar 2004

Adult Children Of Divorce -- Some Counselling Considerations, Alan A. Mackenzie

Alan A MacKENZIE

This paper explores the most salient issues concerning counselling adult children of divorce -- and synthesizes the findings from articles and recent books addressing the efficacy of specific counselling interventions. Other relevant aspects like special considerations that require unique interventions are also mentioned. Both Christian and secular modalities are examined.


Endure To The End - Mixed Choir, Keith Rowley Jan 2004

Endure To The End - Mixed Choir, Keith Rowley

Keith D Rowley

Anthem for SATB choir, tenor solo, congregation and piano with words from 2 Nephi 31:15,16&20. Also incorporates the hymn "Press Forward Saints" with words by Marvin K. Gardner, and music by Vanja Y. Watkins.


Living On Borderlines: Islam Beyond The Clash And Dialogue Of Civilizations, Muqtedar Khan Jan 2004

Living On Borderlines: Islam Beyond The Clash And Dialogue Of Civilizations, Muqtedar Khan

Muqtedar Khan

The Book chapter discusses how Muslims in America are living on the borderlines of two civilizations.


Zombie Slayers In A "Hidden Valley" (Sbas-Yul): Sacred Geography And Political Organisation In The Nepal-Tibet Borderland, Francis Khek Gee Lim Jan 2004

Zombie Slayers In A "Hidden Valley" (Sbas-Yul): Sacred Geography And Political Organisation In The Nepal-Tibet Borderland, Francis Khek Gee Lim

Francis Khek Gee Lim

No abstract provided.


Rosenzweig's Messianic Aesthetics, Jules Simon Jan 2004

Rosenzweig's Messianic Aesthetics, Jules Simon

Jules Simon

No abstract provided.


Evolving Hinduism: Comparing The Bhagavad Gītā, Michele Gibney Dec 2003

Evolving Hinduism: Comparing The Bhagavad Gītā, Michele Gibney

Michele Gibney

Hinduism was a semi-fluid belief system in the medieval period of India. At first it was built around the Brahmin class who were the priests that had the ritual authority to perform elaborate sacrifices for the other three caste levels. There was also then the canon of Vedic literature, one aspect of which was the Upanişads. The Upanişads preached a solitary, hermit-like existence which emphasized meditation. This produced a strong ascetic body, but did not contribute to the continuation of society as a whole. The Upanişads themselves were a reaction to the earlier traditions of priestly worship and predominance of ...