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The Ecclesiology Of Pope Francis And The Future Of The Church In Africa, Bradford E. Hinze Dec 2017

The Ecclesiology Of Pope Francis And The Future Of The Church In Africa, Bradford E. Hinze

Journal of Global Catholicism

A consideration of the future of African Catholicism in light of the ecclesiology of Pope Francis. The article explores how themes in Francis's ecclesiology work together to challenge centralization, clericalism, and triumphalism in the church by promoting practices of synodality and how these elements support the church’s mission to work against forms of colonialism, neo-colonialism, and the most fundamental matrix of colonial power by advancing radical democracy in society


The Pedagogical Needs Of Children And Adults Living In The Calais Jungle Refugee Camp: Existential Issues And Perspectives Of Volunteer Teachers And Workers, Theresa C. Bodon, Nancy K. Votteler Sep 2017

The Pedagogical Needs Of Children And Adults Living In The Calais Jungle Refugee Camp: Existential Issues And Perspectives Of Volunteer Teachers And Workers, Theresa C. Bodon, Nancy K. Votteler

FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education

This study aimed at examining the pedagogical needs and challenges of children and young adults living in a refugee camp in France known as the Calais Jungle. Through the researchers’ observations and interviews with volunteer teachers and workers at the camp, insights into their perspectives shed light on the pedagogical needs of refugees. Also, utilizing Paulo Freire’s philosophical stance, this study provides a contextual approach to the educational practices and ideological viewpoints represented within unregulated refugee camp settings.


The Tying Of The Ceremonial Wedding Thread: A Feminist Analysis Of “Ritual” And “Tradition” Among Syro-Malabar Catholics In India, Sonja Thomas Sep 2016

The Tying Of The Ceremonial Wedding Thread: A Feminist Analysis Of “Ritual” And “Tradition” Among Syro-Malabar Catholics In India, Sonja Thomas

Journal of Global Catholicism

This article presents a feminist analysis of patriarchy persisting in Catholicism of the Syro-Malabar rite in Kerala. The article specifically considers the impact of charismatic Catholicism on women of the Syro-Malabar rite and argues that it is important to interrogate this new face of religiosity in order to fully understand how certain rituals are allowed to change and be fluid, while others, especially concerning female sexuality, are enshrined as “tradition” which often restricts the parameters for women’s empowerment and may reinforce caste and patriarchal hegemonies preventing feminist solidarity across different religious- and caste-based groups.


Taking It Off In The Mideast, Ibpp Editor Feb 2011

Taking It Off In The Mideast, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author explores the concept of democracy and the impact of financial, moral, and sexual corruption in the Middle East.


Intelligence And Weapons Of Mass Destruction, Ibpp Editor Apr 2004

Intelligence And Weapons Of Mass Destruction, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the ramifications of the lack of epistemological underpinnings from which the rightness or wrongness regarding WMD in Iraq can be constructed and adjudicated.


Trends. Car Bomb Explosion And An Explosion Of Truths, Ibpp Editor Sep 2003

Trends. Car Bomb Explosion And An Explosion Of Truths, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses multiple political psychological aspects of the August 29, 2003 car bomb explosion adjacent to the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf, Iraq


Trends. Why Humanitarian Workers Should Be Killed: A Perspective From Nietzschean Slave Morality, Ibpp Editor Aug 2003

Trends. Why Humanitarian Workers Should Be Killed: A Perspective From Nietzschean Slave Morality, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses different views of the murders of United Nations humanitarian workers in Iraq – first, from a modern Western perspective, and, second, from the perspective of Friedrich Nietzsche as he considered the transvaluation of what is Good on the part of the powerless.


Special Article. A Statement On The Iraq War From Psychologists For Social Responsibility: Sense And Nonsense, Ibpp Editor Apr 2003

Special Article. A Statement On The Iraq War From Psychologists For Social Responsibility: Sense And Nonsense, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies problematic attributions in a statement by Psychologists for Social Responsibility on the United States-led military intervention in Iraq.


Trends. Is Saddam Hussein Dead?, Ibpp Editor Apr 2003

Trends. Is Saddam Hussein Dead?, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses how we might know whether Saddam Hussein is dead, as well as his significance in the ongoing political narrative in Iraq.


Trends. Spinning Buddhas, Ibpp Editor Mar 2001

Trends. Spinning Buddhas, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the March 2001 destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan by the Taliban.


Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes difficulties in forging foreign policy consensus on preventing, attenuating, or intervening to stop genocide.


Trends. Honest Broker As Broken Concept: A Middle East Example, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Honest Broker As Broken Concept: A Middle East Example, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the psychological and practical difficulties of being an honest broker of peace between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority.


Trends. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Ibpp Editor May 2000

Trends. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the potential political and military ramifications of Israel withdrawing its occupying forces from Southern Lebanon.


Racial Profiling In The Persian Gulf: Ethical, Moral, And Legal Implications, Ibpp Editor Apr 2000

Racial Profiling In The Persian Gulf: Ethical, Moral, And Legal Implications, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes attributions about race and ethnicity that color the discourse on the ethics, morality, and legality of profiling.


Trends. Civilians And Meanings Of Collateral Damage: Hezbollah And Israel, Ibpp Editor Feb 2000

Trends. Civilians And Meanings Of Collateral Damage: Hezbollah And Israel, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses Israeli government attacks on Lebanon, which wounded Lebanese civilians and destroyed materiel infrastructure. The idea of collateral damage is the article's focus.


Political Philosophy Of Subhas Chandra Bose, Bengali Revolutionary Nationalist, 1897-1945, Robert L. Bock Jan 1962

Political Philosophy Of Subhas Chandra Bose, Bengali Revolutionary Nationalist, 1897-1945, Robert L. Bock

Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science

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