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The Spiritual Merchant Described, And The Gain Of True

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The center also hosts the Muslim Networks Consortium, a collaborative network of scholars from Duke, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Emory University, together with several national and international universities around the world. Paul�s �ekklesiai.� Attention will be devoted to comparative models, such as �schools,� �synagogues,� and �mystery religions,� but the bulk of our attention will be devoted to so-called �voluntary associations� and the inscriptional evidence for such groups.

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Trudy and the Baha'is' Spiritual Path in South Carolina

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Interested candidates should submit, via email only, a letter of application, C. Many schools also enforce a foreign language requirement either in a common language like French or in Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese Japanese or Greek. In addition to these general topics, the bibliography should focus on the general area of interest of the candidate, e.g., Medieval Islam, the Umayyad Period, etc. The Master of Arts in Educational Leadership degree at Crown College is designed to prepare graduates for leadership roles in public and private organ...

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Sermons on the following subjects, viz. Of faith in God. ...

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This means that the Christian faith is a constant inspiration to an historian; but it does not mean that believing Christians have any necessary advantage in the study of religious history, nor of Christian origins. We will explore the central role that issues around marriage and reproduction played in this conversation. This paper lifts up Lamptey’s core insight: the value of bringing together the conversation about gender difference with the one about religious plurality.

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The Liber Ymnorum of Notker Balbulus: Text and Music /

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Online religious studies graduate programs are interdisciplinary and open up an intellectual world filled with spirituality. Must be research-productive, service-responsive, and supportive of the Jesuit and Catholic identity of Marquette University. A more modern utopian version of Zionism — based on a socialist perspective and framed in terms of moral necessity —was developed by Moses Hess (1812-1875). Students will also have to participate in seminars and discussion groups as well as write papers and a possible senior thesis, depending on the university.

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Select hymns, on religious subjects, taken from David's

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We will examine how these works shape Buddhism, consider their pre-modern influences, and turn to recent scholarship to discuss how romantic, imperialist, anti-modern, nationalist, therapeutic, and scientific frames depict one of today's most popular religions.nnnThis course is cross-listed as RELIGST 260 /360. Fellows receive free tuition and a living stipend. D. (University of Pennsylvania, 1989). Islamic archaeology, focusing on the early Islamic period in Syria-Palestine.

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The Doctors of the Church, Vol. 1: Doctors of the First

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Lafayette is a highly selective liberal arts college of 2,400 students offering degrees in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering, located in eastern Pennsylvania approximately 70 miles from New York and Philadelphia. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, concurrent enrollment in an appropriate Asian studies course, and written consent of instructor on form obtained from the undergraduate adviser. With minor exceptions, the Old English corpus can be found in The Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records ( Krapp and Dobbie 1931–1953 ); this series will eventually be replaced by the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library Series in which R.

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A Corrupt Tree': An Encyclopaedia of Crimes Committed by the

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In this restricted sense there are no myths per se in the Christian scriptures. Our subsequent experience with Project Based Learning for the Reconstruction Era was not quite as successful. The Religious Studies Department at Regis College invites applications for a tenure track position in Religious Studies with an emphasis in world religions, at the rank of assistant professor, beginning August 1, 2013. Most articles are in French; a few appear in English.

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Maxims of piety and of Christianity. By the late Right

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The nature of the post-colonial African state will be explored alongside such topical issues as the Rwandan Genocide and the African AIDS epidemic. Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C. Archaeological evidence suggests that China is one of the cradles of the human race. Finally, someone is a religious pluralist with respect to a given issue when she claims not only (as a non-exclusivist) that no specific religious perspective is superior but also makes a positive claim about the truth of the matter.

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The works of the Right Reverend and learned Dr. Francis

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William Penn, whose writings about freedom of conscience (while imprisoned in England) formed the basis of religious understanding for Quakers around the world. The leader of the rebellion was Hung Hsiu-ch'uan, an unsuccessful civil-service candidate who came under the influence of fundamentalist Christianity. Research has linked the practice of Religion to reductions in the incidence of divorce, crime, delinquency, drug and alcohol addiction, out-of-wedlock births, health problems, anxiety, and prejudice.

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Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years

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My goal is to place students at the center of a contemporary debate in the study of religion. When you think about our glorious future in Heaven, it helps you bear some of the things you have to go through now. Please send letter of intention, along with c.v. and information on references to David Greenhaw, President, dgreenhaw@eden.edu. Language requirements: Besides demonstrating the ability to read primary texts in a canonical language (Sanskrit, Pāli, Tibetan, classical Chinese), students must demonstrate facility with a second research language other than English. (In general, students wishing to work on Indian Buddhism will at minimum need to know Sanskrit and classical Tibetan or classical Chinese.

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