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The clergyman's companion in visiting the sick. Being a

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May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. The definitions game is always more fun for the spectator than the participants. The critics of family planning in each tradition fear that contraceptive use will encourage immorality and illicit sex, while further, many non-Western faiths fear that liberal contraceptive policies encourage a Western model of living that would destroy the family and family values. The definitions game is always more fun for the spectator than the participants.

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Ecclesiastic Landscape of North Ethiopia: Proceedings of the

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This Peaceworks is meant both to demonstrate the value of religious contributions to peacemaking, and to extract lessons about what is and is not effective. The problem is that various religions affirm conflicting doctrinal beliefs on significant issues. In this paper, Weldon explores the growing interest among faith communities in linking their spiritual teachings on water and cleanliness with practical action. More or less related to one another, many of these concepts are borrowed from fields other than academic religious studies.

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Repertorium Ecclesiasticum Parochiale Londinense: Comprising

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Although these experts and scholars proceed from their unique cultural background and method of analysis, they have all independently concluded that Scientology possesses the requisite elements and characteristics of a bona fide religion. Am I making them pluralists by exposing them to religious traditions beyond their own? Translated out of the original German by S. The leader of the Taipings was Hung Hsiu-ch'uan, from a village near Canton. Faculty members teach four (4) sections a semester including the introductory courses required of all students as well as courses in their field.

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Changing Perspectives 1: Studies in the History, Literature

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Study multiple facets of culture including sex and gender paradigms, ethnicity perspectives, nationalism, colonialism, mysticism, and comparative religion. It was evident, however, that there were limits to the new liberalization. However, about 97% of our visitors bypass this home page entirely and go to sections dealing with specific topics. We will then explore how progressive and radical activists adjusted their theories and strategies as the country became more conservative in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Registrum Thome de Cantilupo (Canterbury & York Society)

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Tora!; Malcolm X; Apocalypse Now; and others. [ more ] In the mid twentieth century, "inner city" became synonymous with poor African Americans living in the urban centers of the industrial North and West. Div. programs, offering courses at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. It was religion that wrestled with the basic and ultimate significance of things, with the development and interpretation of symbols. The purpose of the course is to present the world view of the ordinary peoples of East Asia. (Same as ANTH 293, EALC 130.) LEC.

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A letter to the author of The Weekly Miscellany. Wherein his

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Throughout the second half of the semester, students will conduct independent archival research on some aspect of the history of the Jewish diaspora that will culminate in a 20-page paper. Both programs require a core of courses, a seminar, and a two-term senior essay. Clive-Ross clearly explained the journal’s goals in his introduction to the first issue: Studies in Comparative Religion is devoted to the exposition of the teachings, spiritual methods, symbolism, and other facets of the religious traditions of the world, together with the traditional arts and sciences which have sprung from those religions.

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What has been, may be: or a view of a popish and an

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Candidates should have scholarly expertise in The Study, Pedagogy, and Practices of Contemplative Traditions, and Inter-religious Dialogue. Both hard copy and electronic application materials are acceptable; send electronic submissions to >bnwaller@ysu.edu, subject line faculty application, with all supporting material attached. The number of adherents of Shinto are often reported as being around 100 million, or around 75 to 90% of the Japanese population. The core classes in the religious studies degree provide an overview of religious history, sacred texts, and religious practices.

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The Golden Builders: Alchemists, Rosicrucians, First

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Through the support of the Onassis Foundation (USA), nine leading scholars in the field share their research and conduct the discussion of their pre-circulated papers. ABD candidates should also provide evidence of the advanced status of their dissertation. Finally, you will write a dissertation on a topic of your choice, which can be informed by your study on the optional modules, or from an area of interest of your own. Follow the links on the left to find out more about current and planned undergraduate courses, staff research interests and publications, postgraduate research, projects and forthcoming events organized by members of the department.

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Kingdom to Commune: Protestant Pacifist Culture between

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We argue that adolescents' participation in religious communities-which often constitute the key sources of neighborhood developmental resources-reinforces messages about working hard and staying out of trouble, orients them toward a positive future, and builds a transferable skill set of commitments and routines. [104] Regnerus goes on to suggest that religious affiliation had a positive impact on educational attainment for African-Americans residing in a high-risk neighborhood, even when controlling for family structure, although its effect was strongest for youth living in two-parent families. [105] The role of Religion in building relationships and habits of hard work "reinforces a conventional (as opposed to alternate or illegal) orientation to success and achievement."

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An essay on the distinction between the soul and body of man

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A consideration of the relationship between religion and politics in Judaism, and of the relevance of Judaism to broader discussions about religion and politics. The reading of biblical masterpieces as literature; consideration of different versions of the Bible and their influence on British and American literature. This highly successful event brought together some 150 international experts from 37 countries to discuss the conference themes, " Freedom of/ for/ from/ within Religion: Differing Dimensions of a Common Right ?", to participate in two important book launches (see below*), and to share information about Journals, Book Seriies, and Associations and Centers dealing with law and religion and religious freedom worldwide.

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