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Can Religion Play A Positive Role In Politics?, Muqtedar Khan May 2015

Can Religion Play A Positive Role In Politics?, Muqtedar Khan

Muqtedar Khan

No abstract provided.


Legitimation, Mark C. Modak-Truran Jan 2014

Legitimation, Mark C. Modak-Truran

Mark C Modak-Truran

This article identifies three different conceptions of legitimation - pre-modern, modern, and post-secular - that compete both within and across national boundaries for the coveted prize of informing the social imaginary regarding how the government and the law should be legitimated in constitutional democracies. Pre-modern conceptions of legitimation consider governments and rulers legitimate if they are ordained by God or if the political system is ordered in accordance with the normative cosmic order. Contemporary proponents of the pre-modern conception range from those in the United States who maintain that the government has been legitimated by the “Judeo-Christian tradition” to those in predominantly ...


Secularity, Religion And The Possibilities For Religious Citizenship, Lyn Parker, Chang Yau Hoon Jul 2013

Secularity, Religion And The Possibilities For Religious Citizenship, Lyn Parker, Chang Yau Hoon

Chang Yau HOON

No abstract provided.


Pompeii And The Vesuvian God, David Randall Jenkins Jan 2013

Pompeii And The Vesuvian God, David Randall Jenkins

David Randall Jenkins

The paper argues the Vesuvian destruction of Herculaneum and Pompeii in 79 AD engendered the formulation of the Anno Domini and the writing of scripture.


To The Peoples: Christianity And Ethnicity In China's Minority Areas, Francis Khek Gee Lim Jan 2013

To The Peoples: Christianity And Ethnicity In China's Minority Areas, Francis Khek Gee Lim

Francis Khek Gee Lim

No abstract provided.


The Eternal Mother And The State: Circumventing Religion Management In Singapore, Francis Khek Gee Lim Jan 2012

The Eternal Mother And The State: Circumventing Religion Management In Singapore, Francis Khek Gee Lim

Francis Khek Gee Lim

No abstract provided.


When Prayer Trumps Politics: The Politics And Demographics Of Renewable Portfolio Standards, Joshua P. Fershee Jan 2010

When Prayer Trumps Politics: The Politics And Demographics Of Renewable Portfolio Standards, Joshua P. Fershee

Joshua P Fershee

This Article seeks to understand who supports renewable energy mandates (and why) by analyzing a variety trends found in political and socio-economic data by state, as well as by state renewable energy opportunities (or the lack of such opportunities). The review finds little shocking in the way of politics: Democratic states tend to favor mandates and Republican states tend not to have mandates. Somewhat surprisingly, the correlations among states with wind and solar resources (as well as most of the demographic data) ranged from limited to inconclusive. In religion, however, a strong trend developed. The states with higher Catholic populations ...


Judicial Martial Law - Appendix, David Randall Jenkins Jun 2009

Judicial Martial Law - Appendix, David Randall Jenkins

David Randall Jenkins

No abstract provided.


Judicial Martial Law, David Randall Jenkins Feb 2009

Judicial Martial Law, David Randall Jenkins

David Randall Jenkins

No abstract provided.


Charismatic Technology, Francis Khek Gee Lim Jan 2009

Charismatic Technology, Francis Khek Gee Lim

Francis Khek Gee Lim

No abstract provided.


Introduction, Christianity And The State In Asia, Francis Khek Gee Lim Jan 2009

Introduction, Christianity And The State In Asia, Francis Khek Gee Lim

Francis Khek Gee Lim

No abstract provided.


Negotiating 'Foreignness', Localizing Faith: Tibetan Catholicism In The Tibet-Yunnan Borderlands, Francis Khek Gee Lim Jan 2009

Negotiating 'Foreignness', Localizing Faith: Tibetan Catholicism In The Tibet-Yunnan Borderlands, Francis Khek Gee Lim

Francis Khek Gee Lim

No abstract provided.


The Genesis Creation Sequence: The Principles Of Social Choice Theory Impossibility-Resolution, David Randall Jenkins Jan 2008

The Genesis Creation Sequence: The Principles Of Social Choice Theory Impossibility-Resolution, David Randall Jenkins

David Randall Jenkins

The Genesis Creation Sequence is not about the creation of the physical world, per se. Rather, it is about the resolution of conflict in the philosophy of the human condition.


The Apostle Table - Part Iii - Incompetent Endogenous Response Intransitivity, David Randall Jenkins Sep 2007

The Apostle Table - Part Iii - Incompetent Endogenous Response Intransitivity, David Randall Jenkins

David Randall Jenkins

The Apostle Table illustrates a New Testament encryption scheme revealed in the Book of Matthew. Specifically, the list of the twelve apostles in Matthew, 10:1-4, points to the Matthew, Chapters 8 and 9, disciple characterizations. The disciples metaphorically characterize the social choice theory aspect of the scripture writers' (ordered relations theory: social choice theory: welfare model) regression. The paper is written in two parts: I. The Exogenous Pressures; and, II. The Endogenous Response. Interestingly, the paper explains why the crucified Jesus could not get off the cross.


Social State Definition And The Economic Control Systems Product, David Randall Jenkins Jan 2007

Social State Definition And The Economic Control Systems Product, David Randall Jenkins

David Randall Jenkins

Professor Arrow formulated his social state definition in terms of each individual's consumption versus factors of production. Ancient philosophers understood impossibility-resolved social choice theory derived welfare models involve reflexive economic form hierarchical structures where the individual is implicit. The scripture writers also concluded theory construction and empirical research are not reflexive such that empirical research undertaken in the absence of an essential theoretical nexus is illusionary. Therefore, empirical aggregation surrogates are unable to competently effect Arrovian impossibility end-runs. The scripture writers' reference ethics based aggregation mechanics articulate impossibility-resolved (social welfare function formulation: social state definition) transitivity.


Social Choice Theory Implications For Management Control Systems, David Randall Jenkins Jan 2006

Social Choice Theory Implications For Management Control Systems, David Randall Jenkins

David Randall Jenkins

This paper contributes a social choice theory competent context to managerial accounting. This context enables an economic progression framework that will ultimately drive performance measure content and, inter alia, contribute a meaningful standard for financial accounting's going concern assumption.


Missing Levite Paper, David Randall Jenkins Mar 2005

Missing Levite Paper, David Randall Jenkins

David Randall Jenkins

The Book of Numbers Chapters 1, 2 and 26 Twelve Tribe listings are derived from model operation and not reports of historical fact. The Numbers 3:22, 28 and 34 (7500, 8600, 6200) numerical references are Twelve Tribe encrypted missing Levite intra-triune position and census determinative methodology references.


Hidden Spheres Of Politics, Chandan Gowda Apr 2004

Hidden Spheres Of Politics, Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

No abstract provided.


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.