Archive For The “Religious Studies” Category
By Wade Phillips
Turning his realization to A.J. Tomlinson, Phillips bargains what's truly the main targeted exam up to now of Tomlinson’s lifestyles and ministry via 1923. determining his Quaker origins, Phillips strains and records Frank Sandford’s direct effect upon Tomlinson and the constructing Church of God. Drawing on an enormous array of assets, together with millions of pages of felony depositions and over 100 pictures, Phillips conscientiously unravels the occasions that resulted in the disruption of 1923. delivering a sympathetic, although severe, research of Tomlinson’s function within the upward push of the Church of God, Phillips’ research brings readability to a few ecclesiological dimensions of early Church of God concept. Phillips’ paintings is destined to be the place to begin for all destiny historiographies and theological analyses of the origins and early historical past of the Church of God.
By William Greenway
"Agape Ethics will be warmly welcomed through theologians, ethicists, philosophers, and all who've ever longed for a concept of morality and ethics that will be which include either human and nonhuman lifestyles. students should be happy with Greenway's activity to color a compelling portrait of how glossy technology, philosophy, and theology have reduced the ethical realm of existence via their complicity with what he calls 'scientism,' the declare that fact pertains merely to that which technological know-how can clarify. In short, Agape Ethics is an artistic enterprise from commencing to finish, and the great thing about its eloquence will maintain the curiosity of all who're seized by way of its inclusive ethical appeal."
--Peter J. Paris, Elmer G. Homrighausen Professor Emeritus, Christian Social Ethics, Princeton Theological Seminary
"Inspired by means of Emmanuel Levinas's ethical philosophy, Greenway provides a considerate and believable case for a brand new agape ethics (based find oneself 'seized by way of the faces of others') as a optimistic replacement to the moral relativism of postmodernity, the moral extremism of non secular radicals, and the moral foundationalism of modernity. With its richness in religious sensibility, public relevance, and ecological potency, Agape Ethics is a big success for Christian philosophical ethics."
--Hak Joon Lee, Lewis B. Smedes Professor of Christian Ethics, Fuller Theological Seminary
"A tour de force in meta-ethics and philosophical spirituality. Agape Ethics extends Emmanuel Levinas's insights on accountability to the opposite to all animals and builds a compelling case for agape as an irreducible moral-spiritual reality."
--Janet L. Parker, PhD, Senior Pastor, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Salem, Oregon
William Greenway is Professor of Philosophical Theology at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. he's the writer of For the affection of All Creatures: the tale of Grace in Genesis (2015) and A moderate trust: Why God and religion Make Sense (2015).
By Andrew Fiala
This ebook explores the belief of non secular pluralism whereas protecting the norms of secular cosmopolitanism, which come with liberty, tolerance, civility, and hospitality. The secular cosmopolitan excellent calls for us to be extra tolerant and extra hospitable towards non secular believers and non-believers from various traditions in our religiously pluralistic global. a few have argued that the world’s religions will be united round a typical middle. This booklet argues that it truly is either most unlikely and inadvisable both to minimize faith to 1 factor or to disclaim faith. as an alternative, the publication affirms non reductive pluralism and seeks to appreciate how we must always stay in a pluralistic international.
Building on paintings within the sociology of faith and philosophy of faith, the publication examines the grown of spiritual range (and the unfold of nonreligion) within the modern global. It argues that spiritual toleration, hospitality, and compassion needs to be prolonged in an international course. Secular cosmopolitanism acknowledges that every individual has a correct to his or her private ideals and that the variety of the world’s spiritual and non-religious traditions can't be diminished or eliminated.
By Nancy Christie,Michael Gauvreau
Religious associations, values, and identities are primary to knowing the lived reports of Canadians within the 19th- and early twentieth-century. Christian church buildings and Their Peoples, an inter-denominational examine, considers how Christian church buildings motivated the social and cultural improvement of Canadian society throughout neighborhood and linguistic lines.
By moving their concentration past the inner dynamics of associations, Nancy Christie and Michael Gauvreau tackle large social matters akin to the ways that faith is associated with altering mores, the most important function of laypeople in shaping church buildings, and the ways that First international locations peoples either appropriated and resisted missionary teachings. With a huge research of well known spiritual rules and practices, Christian church buildings and Their Peoples demonstrates that the cultural authority and regulatory practices of non secular associations either affirmed and hostile the private non secular values of Canadians, eventually facilitating their elaboration of private, ethnic, gender, and nationwide identities.
By E. Allen Richardson
By Amanda Machin,Nico Stehr
The contributions during this ebook highlight,
contextualize and examine diversified elements of social inequality. What are the
various reason and results of inequality? How have those replaced over recent
decades? Which social guidelines may be most sensible capable of interfere? Written by
authors from numerous disciplines and realms, these
contributions supply a wealthy account of inequality inside of modern society.
The position of the country, the media and the industry in exacerbating and alleviating
patterns of equality are all accessed along research of fixing patterns
of exclusion and hierarchy.
By Safaa Abdel-Aziz
In this publication, you will discover how Muhammad abolishes universal customs that the Arabs used to perform within the pre-Islamic
The first used to be the maltreatment of girls in pre-Islamic Arabian society in admire the typical customized of “Zihar”
The moment used to be universal perform of Adoption
Zihar was once an evil Arab customized, wherein the husband selfishly disadvantaged his spouse of her marital rights and but stored her to himself like a slave with no her being loose to remarry. The husband mentioned phrases uploading that his spouse was once like his mom. After that she couldn't call for marital rights yet used to be no longer loose from his regulate and will no longer agreement one other marriage.
By Zihar a guy is swearing to his spouse that she is to him like his mother’s back.
Also, you are going to examine this law:
No bearer of sins can undergo the sin of one other and the revenge of your son crime isn't really on you, neither is the revenge of your crime on him.
In this booklet, you'll learn about:
What the Prophet Muhammad stated concerning the Father’s Rights?
Treat your fathers kindly
Do no longer shy away out of your fathers
The father is the center door of Paradise
Honoring one's father leads one to Paradise
The disobedience of father
Your mom then your father, then the relatives
No Son can compensate his father
A son doesn't pay off what he owes his father
A son couldn't do sufficient for his father
Man is a custodian of the wealth of his father
Why Muhammad’s uncle was once Angry?
Three supplications are answered
Your father's names
Do now not loathe your fathers
You and your wealth belong for your father
Do now not curse your father
On his behalf
Forgiveness for idolaters
What the Prophet Muhammad stated approximately Abraham and his father
Do now not deny your father
No fake Relations
Do no longer declare to be the son of an individual except your father
The worst lies
He won't odor the body spray of Paradise
Two universal evil customs
How Muhammad Abolish them?
One of the medical Miracles within the Noble Quran
No fake Relations
Whoever is guided, is guided for his personal benefit
Whoever is going off course, is going off course for his personal loss
No bearer of burdens can endure the load of another:
No bearer of sins can undergo the sin of another
Allah by no means chastise, someone, till He have despatched a messenger to provide warning
Do now not swear by means of your father
The virtuous reward father supplies his son
Return the slave again for your father
Do no longer make me a witness for injustice
What the Graduates of Muhammad’s tuition say in regards to the Father’s Rights?
Your father’s friends
Umar’s son vs. Abi Musa’s son
What the Readers of the articles of this e-book say?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
By Nate Grasz,Allen West
A direct descendant of the Mayflower, Nate Grasz makes use of the tale of the Pilgrims to demonstrate how the opposed activities of the U.S. executive and glossy tradition search to undermine non secular liberty, and why that's risky for all.
Religious liberty hasn't ever now not been less than attack, both by way of one creed looking to exterminate all others, or by means of forces of secular absolutism, or during this age, by means of either. all ages wishes new voices and new champions of the "first freedom," and Nate Grasz is a type of. In his eloquently and heavily argued attraction for a renewal of dedication to non secular liberty, Grasz lays down a marker for an additional new release of spiritual freedom defenders to follow.
-Hugh Hewitt, legislation professor, host of a nationally syndicated radio speak show
An eye-opening, now and then stunning, examine how a ways we've got strayed from the spiritual freedom that set the US at the route to greatness. it's a blow to the Left's monopoly of politically-correct intimidation of Christians. A well timed and undying read.
-Nick Adams, Founder and Director of beginning for Liberty and American Greatness (FLAG), media commentator, and best-selling writer
Nate Grasz is an eloquent and fearless new voice from the millennial new release, summoning us again to the basic freedom of all of them, non secular liberty. in the event you think as I do this the US needs to stay a kingdom below God if she is to stay a kingdom in any respect, you want to learn this wakeup demand trustworthy patriots to behave earlier than it’s too overdue.
-John Andrews, founding father of the Centennial Institute, former Colorado Senate President
The Pilgrims got here to the USA to be loose. They have been decided to reside in a spot the place their freedom of faith wouldn't be in danger or be topic to the whims or personal tastes of presidency professionals. those admirable humans have encouraged new release after iteration of these “yearning to respire free.” yet now, as Nate Grasz eloquently issues out, the govt is consistently hectoring american citizens to give up their non secular liberty rights. This books is a decision to motion through an exceptional younger writer who writes knowledgeably and with ardour concerning the state he loves and the spiritual freedom he cherishes.
-Bill Armstrong, President of Colorado Christian college, former U.S. Senator
By Tracey E. Hucks,Charles H. Long
Alongside the tale of Adefunmi, Hucks weaves historic and sociological analyses of the connection among black cultural nationalism and reinterpretations of the which means of Africa from in the African American community.
Part of the Religions of the Americas Series
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Tracey E. Hucks has a PhD from Harvard college and is chair of the dept of faith at Haverford College.
By John D. Garr