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Burmese Nationalism And Christianity In Myanmar: Christian Identity And Witness In Myanmar Today, Zam Khat Kham 2016 Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Burmese Nationalism And Christianity In Myanmar: Christian Identity And Witness In Myanmar Today, Zam Khat Kham

Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation

The dissertation first considers the historical and cultural settings of a rising Burmese nationalism that embraces Buddhism as an essential component and seeks to enforce a cultural homogenization known as “Burmanization” on all citizens of Myanmar. For the minority Christian church in Myanmar, this ardent and pervasive nationalism presents a serious challenge, for which the church has yet to present an adequate response. After evaluating the few efforts made by Christians to address the problems confronting the church in the context of a culture of aggressive Buddhist nationalism, the study offers a way forward. Drawing on the resources of Reformation ...


Socratizing Paul: The Portrait Of Paul In Acts, Rubén R. Dupertuis 2016 Trinity University

Socratizing Paul: The Portrait Of Paul In Acts, Rubén R. Dupertuis

Religion Faculty Research

The Acts of the Apostles is poorly named because it is primarily the acts of only two apostles: Peter and Paul (and Paul is not actually considered to be an "apostle" by Luke, the author of Acts). Furthermore, it is Paul who emerges as the hero of the narrative, as well over half of Acts is devoted to his journeys and exploits. The portrait of Paul in Acts is striking for several reasons, not the least of which is the fact that letter writing, the activity for which Paul appears to have been known, is completely absent. In Acts Paul ...


White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years Of The Polish Catholic Tradition [Table Of Contents], Robert E. Alvis 2016 Saint Meinrad School of Theology

White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years Of The Polish Catholic Tradition [Table Of Contents], Robert E. Alvis

Religion

“Perhaps more than any other nation, Poland has been influenced throughout its history by its relationship to the Roman Catholic Church. For more than a millennium, Poles have defined themselves in great part as members of this church. White Eagle, Black Madonna is the first work in English to examine this important religious–national nexus from its beginnings to the present day. Profoundly researched and written in an engaging manner, this book deserves a broad readership.” —Theodore Weeks, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale


Imagine No Religion: How Modern Abstractions Hide Ancient Realities [Table Of Contents], Carlin A. Barton, Daniel Boyarin 2016 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Imagine No Religion: How Modern Abstractions Hide Ancient Realities [Table Of Contents], Carlin A. Barton, Daniel Boyarin

Religion

“A timely contribution to a growing and important conversation about the inadequacy of our common category ‘religion’ for the understanding of many practices, attitudes, emotions, and beliefs—especially of peoples in other times and contexts—that we usually classify as ‘religion.’” —Wayne A. Meeks, Yale University


Holiness Unto Whom? John Wesley’S Doctrine Of Entire Sanctification In Light Of The Two Kinds Of Righteousness, John Trinklein 2016 Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Holiness Unto Whom? John Wesley’S Doctrine Of Entire Sanctification In Light Of The Two Kinds Of Righteousness, John Trinklein

Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation

It is the thesis of this dissertation that Wesley’s “distinctive doctrine” of ‘entire sanctification’—indeed, his entire ordo salutis—is predicated upon a different theological starting point than Luther. Furthermore, Wesley used this vantage point to address a different set of issues than those that faced the Reformer. But while the spiritual torpor and moral decay of eighteenth century England truly were deplorable conditions which needed to be addressed, Wesley’s different starting point led both to some unintended theological consequences and to his misunderstanding Luther’s theology regarding sanctification.


Obscenity In The Mails; Privileged Communications; The Law Against Contraceptives; The Rights Of Prisoners, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Obscenity In The Mails; Privileged Communications; The Law Against Contraceptives; The Rights Of Prisoners

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Note: Compulsory Medical Treatment For Minors And Religious Freedom, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Note: Compulsory Medical Treatment For Minors And Religious Freedom

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Justice; Mater Et Magistra; Civil Rights; Zoning; Sociological Jurisprudence; Mr. Justice Brennan; Business Ethics, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Justice; Mater Et Magistra; Civil Rights; Zoning; Sociological Jurisprudence; Mr. Justice Brennan; Business Ethics

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Increasing Charitable Contributions Through The Use Of Trusts, Philip P. Martin, Jr., Joseph A. Sinclitico 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Increasing Charitable Contributions Through The Use Of Trusts, Philip P. Martin, Jr., Joseph A. Sinclitico

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The Vow Of Poverty And Its Civil Law Implications, Romaeus W. O'Brien, O. Carm. 2016 St. John's University School of Law

The Vow Of Poverty And Its Civil Law Implications, Romaeus W. O'Brien, O. Carm.

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Survey Of A Decade Of Decisions On The Law Of Obscenity, John Cornelius Hayes 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Survey Of A Decade Of Decisions On The Law Of Obscenity, John Cornelius Hayes

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Editorial Comment, Edward T. Fagan 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Editorial Comment, Edward T. Fagan

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Canon Law And Wills; State Efforts To Combat Obscenity; State Aid To Private Schools;, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Canon Law And Wills; State Efforts To Combat Obscenity; State Aid To Private Schools;

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Recent Decisions: Textbooks For Parochial Schools, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Recent Decisions: Textbooks For Parochial Schools

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Recent Decisions: Motion Picture Censorship, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Recent Decisions: Motion Picture Censorship

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Note: Private-Placement Adoptions, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Note: Private-Placement Adoptions

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Aid To Education; The Ribicoff Memorandum; Church And State; Law And Morals; Fair Housing Laws; Labor Law; Contingent Fees, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Aid To Education; The Ribicoff Memorandum; Church And State; Law And Morals; Fair Housing Laws; Labor Law; Contingent Fees

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The Twin City Lawyers' Guild, Henry W. McCarr, Jr. 2016 St. John's University School of Law

The Twin City Lawyers' Guild, Henry W. Mccarr, Jr.

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Thomist Natural Law, Joaquin F. Garcia, C.M. 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Thomist Natural Law, Joaquin F. Garcia, C.M.

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Privileged Communication And The Social Worker, Rev. Anthony F. LoGatto 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Privileged Communication And The Social Worker, Rev. Anthony F. Logatto

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


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