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Presentation 1, Lyndy Wibking Dec 2015

Presentation 1, Lyndy Wibking

Lyndy Wibking

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Presentation 1, Lyndy Wibking Dec 2015

Presentation 1, Lyndy Wibking

Lyndy Wibking

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Eucharist And Dragon Fighting As Resistance: Against Commodity Fetishism And Scientism, Jeffery Nicholas Jul 2015

Eucharist And Dragon Fighting As Resistance: Against Commodity Fetishism And Scientism, Jeffery Nicholas

Jeffery Nicholas

This paper examines two practices – the Roman Catholic Practice of Eucharist and the game Dungeons and Dragons – to show how social critique can be mounted from within a practice. It begins by relating Alasdair MacIntyre’s notion of tradition to his earlier analysis of ideology and to the notion of ideology in general. The paper then tackles two dominant forms of ideology – Commodity Fetishism and Scientism – and shows how both Eucharist and Dungeons and Dragons promote critical thinking to resist those ideologies. In the process, it denies the Althusserian-Foucauldian analysis of ideology as mere materiality and defends a conception of ...


The Interpretational Implications Of Progressive Muslims' Qur'an And Sunna Manhaj In Relationto Their Formulation Of A Normative Muslima Construct',Islam And Christian-Muslim Relations, Jun 2015

The Interpretational Implications Of Progressive Muslims' Qur'an And Sunna Manhaj In Relationto Their Formulation Of A Normative Muslima Construct',Islam And Christian-Muslim Relations,

Alquiler Coches

his article presents a discussion on the interpretational implications of the delineating features of the Qur’an–Sunna hermeneutic of what we here term ‘progressive Muslims’ on the construction of a ‘normative Muslima’. In the first section, the article broadly defines progressive Muslims and their approach to conceptualizing, engaging and interpreting the Islamic tradition(turath). In the second part, the criteria developed by classical scholarship for constructing the distinct religious identity of a Muslima are outlined. In the third section, the delineating featuresof progressive Muslims’ Qur’an–Sunna model of interpretation ( manhaj) are sketched out. In the fourth and final ...


Factors Determining Religious Identity Construction Among Western-Born Muslims: Towards A Theoretical Framework Jun 2015

Factors Determining Religious Identity Construction Among Western-Born Muslims: Towards A Theoretical Framework

Alquiler Coches

The aim of this articleis to analyze, on thebasis ofa particular theoretical approachto identity construction, the factors that shape and help delineate various types of (religious) identity constructions among Western-born generations of Muslims.The author argues that a theoretical framework that combines a socio-cultural use of religion in the construction of group identity with that of scriptural interpret-ation provides the optimal conceptual tool for not only understanding the formationof religious identity among Western-born and or Western-raised generations of Muslims, but also for delineating between different types of identities being acquired by the Muslims living in the West


Natural Law, Human Rights And Corporate Reputational Capital In Global Governance Jun 2015

Natural Law, Human Rights And Corporate Reputational Capital In Global Governance

Alquiler Coches

No abstract provided.


The Interpretational Implications Of Progressive Muslims' Qur'an And Sunna Manhaj In Relationto Their Formulation Of A Normative Muslima Construct',Islam And Christian-Muslim Relations, Jan 2015

The Interpretational Implications Of Progressive Muslims' Qur'an And Sunna Manhaj In Relationto Their Formulation Of A Normative Muslima Construct',Islam And Christian-Muslim Relations,

bobbymartin76@shaw.ca

his article presents a discussion on the interpretational implications of the delineating features of the Qur’an–Sunna hermeneutic of what we here term ‘progressive Muslims’ on the construction of a ‘normative Muslima’. In the first section, the article broadly defines progressive Muslims and their approach to conceptualizing, engaging and interpreting the Islamic tradition(turath). In the second part, the criteria developed by classical scholarship for constructing the distinct religious identity of a Muslima are outlined. In the third section, the delineating featuresof progressive Muslims’ Qur’an–Sunna model of interpretation ( manhaj) are sketched out. In the fourth and final ...


Factors Determining Religious Identity Construction Among Western-Born Muslims: Towards A Theoretical Framework Jan 2015

Factors Determining Religious Identity Construction Among Western-Born Muslims: Towards A Theoretical Framework

bobbymartin76@shaw.ca

The aim of this articleis to analyze, on thebasis ofa particular theoretical approachto identity construction, the factors that shape and help delineate various types of (religious) identity constructions among Western-born generations of Muslims.The author argues that a theoretical framework that combines a socio-cultural use of religion in the construction of group identity with that of scriptural interpret-ation provides the optimal conceptual tool for not only understanding the formationof religious identity among Western-born and or Western-raised generations of Muslims, but also for delineating between different types of identities being acquired by the Muslims living in the West


Natural Law, Human Rights And Corporate Reputational Capital In Global Governance Jan 2015

Natural Law, Human Rights And Corporate Reputational Capital In Global Governance

bobbymartin76@shaw.ca

No abstract provided.


The Interpretational Implications Of Progressive Muslims' Qur'an And Sunna Manhaj In Relationto Their Formulation Of A Normative Muslima Construct',Islam And Christian-Muslim Relations, Feb 2014

The Interpretational Implications Of Progressive Muslims' Qur'an And Sunna Manhaj In Relationto Their Formulation Of A Normative Muslima Construct',Islam And Christian-Muslim Relations,

arditahaskoceloj@yahoo.com

his article presents a discussion on the interpretational implications of the delineating features of the Qur’an–Sunna hermeneutic of what we here term ‘progressive Muslims’ on the construction of a ‘normative Muslima’. In the first section, the article broadly defines progressive Muslims and their approach to conceptualizing, engaging and interpreting the Islamic tradition(turath). In the second part, the criteria developed by classical scholarship for constructing the distinct religious identity of a Muslima are outlined. In the third section, the delineating featuresof progressive Muslims’ Qur’an–Sunna model of interpretation ( manhaj) are sketched out. In the fourth and final ...


Factors Determining Religious Identity Construction Among Western-Born Muslims: Towards A Theoretical Framework Feb 2014

Factors Determining Religious Identity Construction Among Western-Born Muslims: Towards A Theoretical Framework

arditahaskoceloj@yahoo.com

The aim of this articleis to analyze, on thebasis ofa particular theoretical approachto identity construction, the factors that shape and help delineate various types of (religious) identity constructions among Western-born generations of Muslims.The author argues that a theoretical framework that combines a socio-cultural use of religion in the construction of group identity with that of scriptural interpret-ation provides the optimal conceptual tool for not only understanding the formationof religious identity among Western-born and or Western-raised generations of Muslims, but also for delineating between different types of identities being acquired by the Muslims living in the West


Historical Dictionary Of Ethics, Harry Gensler, S.J., Earl Spurgin Apr 2013

Historical Dictionary Of Ethics, Harry Gensler, S.J., Earl Spurgin

Earl W. Spurgin

The Historical Dictionary of Ethics covers a very broad range of ethical topics, including ethical theories, historical periods, historical figures, applied ethics, ethical issues, ethical concepts, non-Western approaches, and related disciplines. Harry J. Gensler and Earl W. Spurgin tackle such issues as abortion, capital punishment, stemcell research, and terrorism while also explaining key theories like utilitarianism, natural law, social contract, and virtue ethics. This reference provides a complete overview of ethics through a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries, including bioethics, business ethics, Aristotle, Hobbes, autonomy, confidentiality, Confucius, and psychology.


Understanding Minority Serving Institutions, Marybeth Gasman, Caroline Turner May 2012

Understanding Minority Serving Institutions, Marybeth Gasman, Caroline Turner

Caroline S Turner

No abstract provided.


Keeping Your Classroom C.R.I.S.P.: Unity Of Purpose As An Organizing Principle, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

Keeping Your Classroom C.R.I.S.P.: Unity Of Purpose As An Organizing Principle, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Are you and your millennial students losing your focus in the classroom? Here's a solution that works.


It Works For Me As A Scholar-Teacher: Shared Tips For The Classroom, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

It Works For Me As A Scholar-Teacher: Shared Tips For The Classroom, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

The authors’ purpose in this book is to provide “a collection of practical tips drawn from real-life experiences.” We believe this particular book is so important to share with today’s audience, we almost called it Take My Book, Please! On the other hand, does the scholarly world need another book on the importance of scholarship? Further, if the book standard for tenure is slowly disappearing because so many academic presses are closing, why would we bother to write one? And recent studies show that new faculty members consider university employment a 9:00-5:00 job, so doesn’t that ...


Popes In The Pizza: Analyzing Activity Reports To Create And Sustain A Strategic Plan, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe, E,J. Keeley, Ben Forsyth Nov 2011

Popes In The Pizza: Analyzing Activity Reports To Create And Sustain A Strategic Plan, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe, E,J. Keeley, Ben Forsyth

Hal Blythe

This article presents a practical methodology for creating and sustaining strategic planning, the task analysis. Utilizing our Teaching & Learning Center Strategic Plan as a model, we demonstrate how working with a weekly status report provides a comprehensive listing of detail necessary to analyze and revise the plan. The new methodology is accurate, thorough, on-going, and flexible.


The Writing Community: A New Model For The Creative Writing Classroom, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

The Writing Community: A New Model For The Creative Writing Classroom, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

After creating a taxonomy of classroom approaches to the teaching of creative writing, the authors discuss a current practice they have employed, the writing community. The authors detail its success, place it within current pedagogical research into small-group and team-based learning, and suggest possible applications to allied fields.


"How To Keep Up In Your Field When You Are No Longer A Student” In “Building Community Research Partnerships”, Claudia Dold, Ardis Hanson Jul 2011

"How To Keep Up In Your Field When You Are No Longer A Student” In “Building Community Research Partnerships”, Claudia Dold, Ardis Hanson

Ardis Hanson

No abstract provided.


Vol. 14 Editor's Note, Zachary M. Baker Dec 2008

Vol. 14 Editor's Note, Zachary M. Baker

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Scatter Of The Literature (2008), Steven M. Bergson Dec 2008

Scatter Of The Literature (2008), Steven M. Bergson

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 14 Cover Dec 2008

Vol. 14 Cover

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Five Stylish Recent Books Dec 2008

Five Stylish Recent Books

The China Beat Blog Archive 2008-2012

As New Year’s is often a time of glitz and glamour (and last-minute holiday giving), we thought we would feature a few books that often include text with smart things to say, but would also be worth getting just for the pictures.

1. Lynn Pan’s Shanghai Style: Art and Design Between the Wars

An examination of the polyglot artistic influences in early twentieth century Shanghai, by one of the city’s acute observers.

2. Claire Roberts and Geremie R. Barme eds.,The Great Wall of China

This book features essays by many scholars about the varied history and ...


Recognizing Jewish Children's Literature For Forty Years: The Sydney Taylor Book Award, Kathe S. Pinchuck Dec 2008

Recognizing Jewish Children's Literature For Forty Years: The Sydney Taylor Book Award, Kathe S. Pinchuck

Judaica Librarianship

The Association of Jewish Libraries has been presenting a children's book award for forty years. The author describes some of the history and background of the Sydney Taylor Book Award, as well as its mission of "encouraging the publication of outstanding books of Jewish content for children and teens." A description of the award's namesake and her importance to Jewish children's literature is followed by a review of some of the books and authors that have been honored. These demonstrate the high standards of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee, as well as the quality of Jewish ...


The 2008 Sydney Taylor Book Awards: An Overview, Rachel Kamin Dec 2008

The 2008 Sydney Taylor Book Awards: An Overview, Rachel Kamin

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Yizkor Books In The Twenty-First Century: A History And Guide To The Genre, Michlean J. Amir, Rosemary Horowitz Dec 2008

Yizkor Books In The Twenty-First Century: A History And Guide To The Genre, Michlean J. Amir, Rosemary Horowitz

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Studying The Jewish Book: A Review Essay. Zeev Gries, The Book In The Jewish World 1700-1900. Translated From The Hebrew By Jeffrey Green. Oxford, Portland, Oregon: The Littman Library Of Jewish Civilization, 2007., Arthur Kiron Dec 2008

Studying The Jewish Book: A Review Essay. Zeev Gries, The Book In The Jewish World 1700-1900. Translated From The Hebrew By Jeffrey Green. Oxford, Portland, Oregon: The Littman Library Of Jewish Civilization, 2007., Arthur Kiron

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Langerman, Shoshana. Miftuaḥ: ‘Iyun U-Ma‘Aśeh (Indexing: Theory And Practice). Azor: Tcherikover, 2007., Bella Hass Weinberg Dec 2008

Langerman, Shoshana. Miftuaḥ: ‘Iyun U-Ma‘Aśeh (Indexing: Theory And Practice). Azor: Tcherikover, 2007., Bella Hass Weinberg

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 14 Back Matter Dec 2008

Vol. 14 Back Matter

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 14 Table Of Contents Dec 2008

Vol. 14 Table Of Contents

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Letter To The Editor, Bella Hass Weinberg Dec 2008

Letter To The Editor, Bella Hass Weinberg

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.