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Jeremiah's Message Of Judgment And Hope For God's Unfaithful "Wife", Gary E. Yates 2010 Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary

Jeremiah's Message Of Judgment And Hope For God's Unfaithful "Wife", Gary E. Yates

LBTS Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Martin Luther The Worship Leader: Processes And Methods Of Liturgical Reform Through The Reformation, Emily A. Dieter 2010 Liberty University

Martin Luther The Worship Leader: Processes And Methods Of Liturgical Reform Through The Reformation, Emily A. Dieter

Senior Honors Theses

During the Reformation, Martin Luther led the movement to bring a new, biblical focus into congregational worship. The means by which Luther ushered this new focus into the church service was the introduction of his own liturgies and with reforms of liturgies that were currently being used by the Roman Catholic Church. In this liturgical reform, there are several observable principles by which Luther operated. First, Luther operated with caution, attempting to keep the changes respectful and gradual. Second, the changes were based primarily on what he believed the teachings of Scripture dictated, and he was purposeful in making sure ...


Fuzzy But Not Warm: On The (Continuing) Descriptive And Analytical Inutility Of ‘Spirituality', Chad M. Bauman, Gene Gallagher, Davina Lopez 2010 Butler University

Fuzzy But Not Warm: On The (Continuing) Descriptive And Analytical Inutility Of ‘Spirituality', Chad M. Bauman, Gene Gallagher, Davina Lopez

Chad M. Bauman

In her response, Nadine Pence helpfully turns the conversation towards actual practices in teaching and the array of practical decisions that have to be made in the classroom and on campuses when it comes to addressing "Big Questions" and students' aspirations and interior lives. Several dimensions of her argument are worth amplification.


The Pursuit Of Tangible Happiness: Religion And Politics In A Japanese New, New Religion, James Shields 2010 Bucknell University

The Pursuit Of Tangible Happiness: Religion And Politics In A Japanese New, New Religion, James Shields

Faculty Journal Articles

The decline of traditional religions in Japan in the past century, and especially since the end of World War Two, has led to an explosion of so-called “new religions” (shin shūkyō 新宗教), many of which have made forays into the political realm. The best known—and most controversial—example of a “political” new religion is Sōka Gakkai 創価学会, a lay Buddhist movement originally associated with the Nichiren sect that in the 1960s gave birth to a new political party, Komeitō 公明党 (lit., Clean Government Party), which in the past several decades has emerged as the third most popular party in ...


Felon Voting Rights And Democracy, Rebecca Gould 2010 University of Bristol

Felon Voting Rights And Democracy, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

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The Light Of The Ancestors (By Idris Bazorkin), Rebecca Gould 2010 University of Bristol

The Light Of The Ancestors (By Idris Bazorkin), Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

"Light of the Ancestors" is excerpted from the Ingush writer Idris Bazorkin's novel, Dark Ages.


Evening Prayers (By Idris Bazorkin), Rebecca Gould 2010 University of Bristol

Evening Prayers (By Idris Bazorkin), Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

"Evening Prayers" is a stand-alone translation from the Ingush writer Idris Bazorkin's novel, Dark Ages (Iz Tmy Vekov, 1963).


Introduction To America's Four Gods: What We Say About God And What That Says About Us, Paul Froese, Christoper Bader 2010 Baylor University

Introduction To America's Four Gods: What We Say About God And What That Says About Us, Paul Froese, Christoper Bader

Sociology Faculty Books and Book Chapters

Despite all the hype surrounding the "New Atheism," the United States remains one of the most religious nations on Earth. In fact, 95% of Americans believe in God--a level of agreement rarely seen in American life. The greatest divisions in America are not between atheists and believers, or even between people of different faiths. What divides us, this groundbreaking book shows, is how we conceive of God and the role He plays in our daily lives.

America's Four Gods draws on the most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and illuminating survey of American's religious beliefs ever conducted to offer a systematic ...


Vincentiana Vol. 54, No. 4 [Full Issue], 2010 DePaul University

Vincentiana Vol. 54, No. 4 [Full Issue]

Vincentiana

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Vincentiana Vol. 54, No. 1 [Full Issue], 2010 DePaul University

Vincentiana Vol. 54, No. 1 [Full Issue]

Vincentiana

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Vincentiana Vol. 54, No. 2 [Full Issue], 2010 DePaul University

Vincentiana Vol. 54, No. 2 [Full Issue]

Vincentiana

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Vincentiana Vol. 54, No. 3 [Full Issue], 2010 DePaul University

Vincentiana Vol. 54, No. 3 [Full Issue]

Vincentiana

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Disposing Ofnon-Disposable Texts, James Watts 2010 Syracuse University

Disposing Ofnon-Disposable Texts, James Watts

Religion

These concluding reflections on the essays in The Death of Sacred Texts consider evidence that the disposal of secular books also evokes serious concern. There is an inherent tension in most literate cultures between the idea of a book or enduring text on the one hand and the possibility of its disposal or destruction on the other. Disposing of books transgresses inhibitions reinforced by family, school, media, and government. The concern for book preservation involves respect for culture(s), veneration of traditions, and, at its root, the preservation of cultural values. Factors other than information preservation are at work here ...


A Comparative Analysis Of The Kingdom Of God In The Writings Of George Eldon Ladd And Ellen G. White, Changyoung Lee 2010 Andrews University

A Comparative Analysis Of The Kingdom Of God In The Writings Of George Eldon Ladd And Ellen G. White, Changyoung Lee

Dissertations

Abstract. Since Seventh-day Adventist eschatology is often perceived as seriously deviating from other Evangelical eschatological views, it would be desirable and fitting to discover whether significant agreement or disagreement exists between Evangelical eschatological views in regard to the Kingdom of God. The purpose of this study was to make an analytical comparison of the concept of the Kingdom of God in the writings of two representative Evangelical voices, George Eldon Ladd, a well-known Baptist theologian, and Ellen G. White, a significant Adventist writer, in order to understand the similarities and differences that exist between the concepts of the Kingdom of ...


Beyond Belief: Japanese Approaches To The Meaning Of Religion, James Shields 2010 Bucknell University

Beyond Belief: Japanese Approaches To The Meaning Of Religion, James Shields

Faculty Journal Articles

For several centuries, Japanese scholars have argued that their nation’s culture—including its language, religion and ways of thinking—is somehow unique. The darker side of this rhetoric, sometimes known by the English term “Japanism” (nihon-jinron), played no small role in the nationalist fervor of the late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. While much of the so-called “ideology of Japanese uniqueness” can be dismissed, in terms of the Japanese approach to “religion,” there may be something to it. This paper highlights some distinctive—if not entirely unique—features of the way religion has been categorized and understood in Japanese tradition ...


The Foundations And Early Development Of Mormon Mission Theory, David Golding 2010 Claremont Graduate University

The Foundations And Early Development Of Mormon Mission Theory, David Golding

CGU Theses & Dissertations

This study seeks to answer a fundamental question facing missiologists and historians of Mormonism: given their sustained preoccupation with converting others to Mormonism and their thriving tradition of missionary work, how do Mormons conceive of their mission? By focusing on the theoretical frame in which Mormon missionaries imagined the non-Mormon world, prepared for missionary engagement, and derived their expectations for their mission work, this study aims to illuminate the development of Mormon missionary activities and explain the processes by which Mormons fashioned for themselves a missional character. Beginning with Joseph Smith and the emergence of his missional thought and ending ...


Q&A: The Reliability And Inspiration Of The Bible, Gary R. Habermas 2010 Liberty University

Q&A: The Reliability And Inspiration Of The Bible, Gary R. Habermas

LBTS Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Q&A: The Canonization Of The Bible, Gary R. Habermas 2010 Liberty University

Q&A: The Canonization Of The Bible, Gary R. Habermas

LBTS Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Q&A: Religious Doubt, Gary R. Habermas 2010 Liberty University

Q&A: Religious Doubt, Gary R. Habermas

LBTS Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Q&A: The Historical Jesus, Gary R. Habermas 2010 Liberty University

Q&A: The Historical Jesus, Gary R. Habermas

LBTS Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


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