Reforming Japan: The Woman's Christian Temperance Union in

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Much of the cultural symbolism and mythos in any area of the world derives from its primary religion and can be seen in art, music, literature and moral issues and affecting politics, economics, society and ethics. Spiritual and Cultural Zionism was meant to offer spiritual Jewish values to both the individual Jew in Western Europe who was unable to integrate into the liberal culture of his home country and the East European Jew unable to identify with the nationalist culture of his home country.

Grace Displayed And Saul Converted: The Substance Of A

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In addition, educators today acknowledge that an understanding of the histories and belief systems of a diversity of religious traditions is vital and necessary if students are to grasp the complexity of contemporary issues such as the conflicts in the Middle East, the unrest in Afghanistan, the troubles in Northern Ireland, and the continuing struggles in the Balkans. Traves) "Canadian railways as manufacturers, 1850-80," Canadian Historical Association, Historical Papers, 1983 (with T.

Japanese Religions: Past and Present

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School experience placements are supported by school-based teachers and through tutor engagement. Students can make meaning from historical events– and even if it isn’t the meaning that we intended in the first place, it is no less powerful, and probably more enduring. All of our students receive financial support for that period. Our practices mean that every eligible undergraduate student, once accepted, can afford to enroll.

The Coptic Christian Heritage: History, Faith and Culture

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Western philosophy of religion, as the basic ancestor of modern religious studies, is differentiated from theology and the many Eastern philosophical traditions by generally being written from a third party perspective. BA Classics/Religion Reed College 2006, senior thesis translation and commentary of unpublished fragment of Didymus the Blind's commentary on Romans. Students are encouraged, for instance, to continue to believe, or come to believe, that engaging in intolerant or discriminatory behavior is wrong and that they should affirm, or come to affirm, the inherent worth and rights of the disabled, those of other racial/ethnic backgrounds, etc.

The Gay Dilemma and Your Church (Minibook)

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Last updated: 14 September 2016 Authorised by: Department of Studies in Religion. More traditional Methodist historians still like to emphasise Methodism's Arminian theology, pragmatic organisation, standards of pastoral care, innovations in worship and community solidarity. The Master’s in History and Archival Studies consists of 48 units providing formal training in history and archival education. He never trusted the Communists, and at times he persecuted them.

A Letter To The Reverend Josiah Tucker, Dean of Glocester,

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Not open to students who have taken AMS 290. Religious Studies is an academic discipline that looks at religious phenomena worldwide from a variety of angles in order to understand the many roles that religion plays in human life. The internal problem was tied to official corruption and taxation. It is to engage intentionally and purposefully with “people and groups whose religious practices are fundamentally different from one's own” (Wuthnow, 2005: 289).

Palestine: The Prize and Price of Zion

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The History program at MSU offers many opportunities for students each year. The impact of these wars can hardly be overstated, as they affected the trajectory of French decolonization, altered America's domestic politics and foreign policy, invigorated anti-colonial movements across the Third World, and left Vietnam isolated in the international community. The exploration of essential religious and theological questions occupies an important place in a liberal arts education that seeks to expand the mind and guide students to a deeper level of understanding.

Mixed Messages: Materiality, Textuality, Missions

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REL 378 Religion and Moral Decisions, Honors Honors version of REL 377. Is there a necessary opposition between democratic visions of society and the institutionalization of Islamic law? Project must be accepted by a member of the department faculty prior to registration. California Lutheran University's Department of Religion invites applications for a tenure track position (assistant professor) to begin August, 2014. This course assumes no prior knowledge of American law or of the courts in the United States.

A Guide to Christ or the Way of Directing Souls That Are

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What can interreligious studies, as an emerging area, learn from the concerns and methodologies of these disciplines? To apply, send a letter of nomination or application, along with a curriculum vitae, to the following e-mail address: rap@wustl.edu. Detailed analysis of the size of individual groups requires a knowledge of both self-identification data as well as data based on organizational reporting. The title of emperor was used for the first time in Chinese history to set the Ch'in ruler apart--as the ruler of the unified land--from the kings, the heads of the earlier, smaller states.

Calvin Meets Voltaire: The Clergy of Geneva in the Age of

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Biondo, III, Search Committee Chair; California State University, Fresno; Department of Philosophy; 2380 E Keats Ave M/S MB105, Fresno, CA 93740; Phone: 559-278-2621; E-mail: vbiondo@csufresno.edu. Topics include the Assyrian Church of the East in Persia, India and China, European Catholic and Protestant colonial missions in the age of European imperialism, and the Jesuit missions to Japan and China. The development of intolerance in medieval society and the problems of doing history from hostile sources will also be explored.