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Sovereignty: Moral and Historical Perspectives

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Sometimes this high degree of study threw a degree of over-precision into the part, and in the effort to analyze the sentiment, by giving a peculiar emphasis to every word of the sentence, the actor lost the effect which to be vehement should be instant and undivided. Florida has a religious exemption only in the civil code, but the Florida Supreme Court nevertheless held that it caused confusion about criminal liability and required overturning a felony conviction of Christian Scientists for letting their daughter die of untreated diabetes.

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Faithful Ethics According to John Calvin: The Teachability

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PUL=5 REL-R 328 Afro-Diasporic Religions (TBD cr.) Surveys the origin, history, organizational structures, beliefs, and devotional practices of the religions that developed among African slaves and their descendants in the new world (including Brazil, Haiti, Cuba, and the United States). Prior to 1949, practices that may best be called folk religions were common throughout China. Application URL: http://www.valpo.edu/provost/faculty-postings/ Vanderbilt Divinity School seeks applications and nominations for a chaired position (associate level, tenure or tenure-track) in the history of Christian worship and the arts beginning fall 2016.

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Missionary Messengers of Liberation in a Colonial Context: A

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Recommendation letters requested (10/19) --> does anyone know if we have to submit the application by 10/30 or also have the recommendation letters in by this deadline? Everyday life, from newspaper articles to social media, from arts and literature to celebrity culture reflects these dilemmas of thought. Prerequisite: Religious Studies/Anthropology [REL ST/ANTHRO] 2100 or instructor’s consent. Deeksha Sivakumar is a PhD Candidate in WSAR with a B.

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Pirke Avot: Timeless Wisdom for Modern Life

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His view includes pessimism about technical solutions, such as geoengineering as the antidote to climate problems, echoing the concerns of others that further domination of and large scale interventions in nature may turn out to be a greater evil than enduring a climate catastrophe (Gardiner 2011, ch 11, Jamieson 1996). And the means of persuasion are those available to all members of the polity: namely, politics, persuasion, and the passage of laws that have secure sufficient support in legislatures.

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Dreaming (Compass: Christian Explorations of Daily Living)

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As a counter to egoism at both the individual and species level, Næss proposes the adoption of an alternative relational “total-field image” of the world. My master’s thesis on Emory’s Cognitively-Based Compassion Training Program focused on the last of these questions. This describes a clearly bounded, in-depth field, with an internal coherence and discipline within Religious Studies. In the course of three years, the copse which has been felled generally again assumes its tufted appearance, and in two or three years more, is as flourishing and beautiful as ever. dua_ possesses more solid advantages.

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Bringing Forth Justice: Basics for Just Christians

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And so ended all hopes of introducing snails into the modern cuisine; and thus philosophy can no more cure a nausea, than honour can set a broken limb. The Sophia Center for Culture and Spirituality offers an MA (31 units) and a certificate (18 units). Relationship of religion and art; scriptural roots of Christian art. [Also accepted for Art History major and minor credit.] (Field 1, Global Awareness) Historical study of the development of Christianity from its first century roots to its rise as the dominant religion of the Roman Empire. (Field 1) Historical study of the life, thought and worship of Christians, both Protestant and Catholic, from the Reformation to the present. (Field 1) Historical study of the development of religions in North America from the Spanish, French, and English settlements in the 17th century to the Civil War era. (Field 1) An inquiry into religious and secular approaches to morality and the issues raised by specific moral problems. (Field 1, Ethics) RST 341 Catholic Social Ethics: Theological Perspectives 3 credits Study of the principles of Catholic Social Teachings articulated in papal and Episcopal documents with contemporary applications. (Field 1, Justice, Advanced Writing Intensive) Investigation of the models of theological ethics and the ways in which ethics informs human interaction with the environment. (Field 1, Ethics) Traces the emergence of science as independent from and a challenge to the religious world view. (Field 1, Ethics) Considers a number of problem areas such as genetic intervention, medical experimentation, behavior control, organ transplants and resource allocation and death and dying. (Field 1, Ethics) The presence of God in the midst of the human community, as symbolized by the sacraments.

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Fixing America

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Boaden says, atre,_ his starting up from prayer at the sound of the trumpet, in the passage where he states his attempted atonement to Richard the Second formed one of the most spirited excitements that the stage has ever displayed. D. from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. Phil (Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg). Even the common people, as we noticed in a former Article, seldom mention ``the good forest,'' and ``the merry green-wood,'' without some expression of fondness, arising, doubtless, from the pleasure they took in the scenes themselves, as well as in the pastimes which they afforded.

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Toward a Theory of Human Rights: Religion, Law, Courts

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Kidwell, Jeaneen, Robert Stevens, and Art Bethke. 1987. "Differences in Ethical Perceptions Between Male and Female Managers: Myth or Reality?" The AGFI (1.0) is extremely high, indicating good model fit even after some adjustment for the large number of parameters in the model. The Incremental Fit Index (IFI) is perhaps the best indicator of model fit, since it adjusts for degrees of freedom and the effects of sample size on the fit statistic (Bollen 1989).

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Personalist Bioethics: Foundations and Applications

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The store-farmer and shepherd, in the same manner, used formerly to consider every spot occupied by a tree as depriving the flock of a certain quantity of food, and not only nourished malice against the woodland, but practically laboured for its destruction; and to such lamentable prejudices on the part of farmers, and even of proprietors, is the final disappearance of the natural forests of the north chiefly to be attributed.

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Hua-Yen Buddhism: The Jewel Net of Indra (Iaswr Series)

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Candidates should be prepared to teach at all levels from introductory undergraduate courses to graduate seminars and to conduct and publish research. For a few lines later, we find James entertaining the possibility of our being in moral community with God. From the 1970s through the 1990s, they argue, “[r]eligiosity and conservative politics became increasingly aligned, and abortion and gay rights became emblematic of the emergent culture wars.” The result, they write, was that many young Americans came to view religion as “judgmental, homophobic, hypocritical, and too political.” 14 The new Pew Research Center/Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly survey contains some data that can be seen as consistent with this hypothesis.

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