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The Catholic Enlightenment. The Forgotten History Of A Global Movement, Ulrich Lehner 2016 Marquette University

The Catholic Enlightenment. The Forgotten History Of A Global Movement, Ulrich Lehner

Ulrich L. Lehner

No abstract provided.


Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Bwv 248, And The Jews, Daniel R. Melamed 2015 Indiana University, Bloomington

Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Bwv 248, And The Jews, Daniel R. Melamed

Yale Journal of Music & Religion

It has been recognized since the nineteenth century that most of the poetic arias and choruses in J. S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 are parodies of music composed to other texts. In the early twentieth century it was claimed that at least one gospel narrative chorus was also derived from extant music, a hypothesis subsequently expanded to include several such movements said to be parodies as well. The claims are flimsily argued and are unlikely on source-critical grounds, but they have stuck, persisting in scholarly writings, reference works, and popular literature.

The origin of this idea is a ...


Cumulative Index Of Clcweb: Comparative Literature And Culture (1999-), Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2015 Purdue University Press

Cumulative Index Of Clcweb: Comparative Literature And Culture (1999-), Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

No abstract provided.


The Evolution And Antithesis Of Western Music, Dan Rager 2015 Cleveland State University

The Evolution And Antithesis Of Western Music, Dan Rager

Daniel Rager

This article examines the Evolution and Antithesis of Western Music from early Biblical Times (3500 B.C.) through the Baroque Period (1600-1750 A. D.). The material presented encompasses many different cultures from around the world. Herein, the Sumerians, Babylonians, Greeks, Jews, Romans, and other cultures are examined. Religious and cultural ideologies clash while similarities parallel these mediums exposing juxtapositions that transcend throughout the ages.

The article discusses early musical systems, periodical musical practices, musical elements (voices vs. instruments) permitted and forbidden by the church, the use of sacred and secular music and the development of these “musical forms” which include ...


History Of Clcweb: Comparative Literature And Culture, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2015 Purdue University Press

History Of Clcweb: Comparative Literature And Culture, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

No abstract provided.


Introduction To "The Chosen People: A Study Of Jewish History From The Time Of The Exile Until The Revolt Of Bar Kocheba", James M. Donovan 2015 University of Kentucky

Introduction To "The Chosen People: A Study Of Jewish History From The Time Of The Exile Until The Revolt Of Bar Kocheba", James M. Donovan

James M. Donovan

Allegro documents a vivid example of the manner in which a project to define oneself in opposition to the Other inevitably generates antagonism. But a thorough understanding of the genesis of anti-Semitism requires more than mapping the tensions that arise between co-existing communities. It must also explain the fear we find associated with anti-Semitism, and how these emotional presumptions are communicated to populations that have little direct contact with members of the Jewish faith. Allegro does not take us as far as this, and thus the account is unfinished. He has perhaps brought us as far as documentary texts will ...


The Rise Of Anti-Semitism In Post Cold War Western Europe: The Effect On Current Jewish Populations In Europe, Jewish Human Rights, And The Role Of The Jewish Religion Within Western Europe, Johnathan Eftink 2014 Washington University in St Louis

The Rise Of Anti-Semitism In Post Cold War Western Europe: The Effect On Current Jewish Populations In Europe, Jewish Human Rights, And The Role Of The Jewish Religion Within Western Europe, Johnathan Eftink

Arts & Sciences Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Since the ending of World War II and the Cold War, anti-Semitism has been prevalent within Western Europe even though the political atmosphere has tried to dissuade and even punish those that harbored such views. The rise of anti-Semitism in Western Europe in contemporary times as evolved into a dangerous atmosphere for Jews in regards to their human rights, their freedom, and their safety.

In this paper, the question of why anti-Semitism is re-emerging will be addressed as well how it is being tackled by the respective countries in which it is prevalent. Poland, Hungary, Greece, France, and Germany are ...


The Royal Dignity Of Christ And Its Implications, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2014 Seton Hall University

The Royal Dignity Of Christ And Its Implications, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle A liturgical readings for the Thirty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 23, 2014: Ez 34:11-17; Ps 23; 1 Cor 15:20-28; Mt 25:31-46.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Wisdom In The Life Of Faith, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2014 Seton Hall University

Wisdom In The Life Of Faith, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle A liturgical readings for the Thirty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, November 9, 2014: Wis 6:12-16; Ps 63; 1 Thes 4:13-18; Mt 25:1-13.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


The Mission And Challenge Of Teaching, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2014 Seton Hall University

The Mission And Challenge Of Teaching, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle A liturgical readings for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 2, 2014: Mal 1:24-2:2, 8-10; Ps 131; 1 Thes 2:7-9, 13; Mt 23:1-12.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Love Of God And Neighbor, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2014 Seton Hall University

Love Of God And Neighbor, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle A liturgical readings for the Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time, October 26, 2014: Ex 22:20-26; Ps 18:2-4, 47-51; 1 Thes 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Moral Challenges In The Social Sphere, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2014 Seton Hall University

Moral Challenges In The Social Sphere, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle A liturgical readings for the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 19, 2014: Is Is 45:1-6; Ps 96:1-10; 1 Thes 1:1-5; Mt 22:15-21.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Call And Response To The Heavenly Banquet, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2014 Seton Hall University

Call And Response To The Heavenly Banquet, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle A liturgical readings for the Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 12, 2014: Is 25:6-10; Ps 23; Phil 4:12-14, 19-20; Mt 22:1-14.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Becoming Productive Workers In The Vineyard, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2014 Seton Hall University

Becoming Productive Workers In The Vineyard, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle A liturgical readings for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 5, 2014: Is 5:1-7; Ps 80; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


The Wolf Of Wall Street, Daniel Ross Goodman 2014 Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School

The Wolf Of Wall Street, Daniel Ross Goodman

Journal of Religion & Film

This is a film review of The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), directed by Martin Scorsese.


Dead Or Alive: Researching Israeli Relatives, James Gross 2014 Drexel University

Dead Or Alive: Researching Israeli Relatives, James Gross

James Gross

Article discusses using Google Translate and Facebook as two tools to help in contacting known or possible relatives where the language barrier prevents communication. Examples are given where one or both of these resources were used to help the author, an English speaker, crossed the hebrew language barrier. Google Translate is referenced as a useful language translation tool.


The Spiritual And Secular Effects Of The Holocaust, Christine Coughlin 2014 Providence College

The Spiritual And Secular Effects Of The Holocaust, Christine Coughlin

Fall 2014, Storytelling and the Life of Faith

My research paper focused on the topic of the Holocaust, and how this tragic event in history had a lasting effect, not only on the victims, but on future generations as well. My paper focused on two autobiographies, “Night,” and “After Long Silence” written by Elie Wiesel and Helen Fremont respectively, each of which portray a different perspective on the Holocaust and the significance it had in the peoples’ lives. Using these two autobiographies, as well as a number of articles referencing the Holocaust, I portrayed how this horrible period of history shaped many peoples' lives, both secularly and spiritually.


Redefining Diaspora Consciousness: Musical Practices Of Moroccan Jews In Brooklyn, Samuel Reuben Thomas 2014 City University of New York, Graduate Center

Redefining Diaspora Consciousness: Musical Practices Of Moroccan Jews In Brooklyn, Samuel Reuben Thomas

Dissertations and Theses, 2014-Present

This dissertation examines the role of musical practices in the synagogue life of Maroka'im (Moroccan Jews) in Brooklyn, New York. Living in an urban setting known for its diverse and robust Jewish life, community members utilize several different types of musical expression to emblematize three distinct diasporic ethnic identities: Jewish (of ancient Israel), Sephardi (Spanish), and Maroka'i (Moroccan). Based upon ethnographic fieldwork carried out between 2008 and 2013, this study demonstrates how Maroka'im in Brooklyn use musical expressions to evoke more than one sense of diaspora consciousness--Jewish, Sephardi, and Maroka'i--to foster what I term a layered ...


Christian Commitment Reflects Christ's Obedience, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2014 Seton Hall University

Christian Commitment Reflects Christ's Obedience, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle A liturgical readings for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 28, 2014: Ez 18:25-28; Ps 125; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


The Ha-Ha Holocaust: Exploring Levity Amidst The Ruins And Beyond In Testimony, Literature And Film, Aviva Atlani 2014 The University of Western Ontario

The Ha-Ha Holocaust: Exploring Levity Amidst The Ruins And Beyond In Testimony, Literature And Film, Aviva Atlani

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

ABSTRACT

Jewish humour sheds a crude light on the social, political, and historical realities of the Holocaust. Paradoxically, contentiously, doses of levity during this period were very much a reality, and even a psychological necessity. The purpose of my thesis is to explore the historical, social, and political ramifications of such laughter provoking manifestations. In doing so, the nuances are highlighted which are found within the laughter of the ghettos, the transit camps, and the concentration camps. Furthermore, some of these jokes, and their subsequent variations, reappear within the discourse of children of survivors. The dissertation explores how some of ...


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