Category Archive: Church & State

Sep 22

Killing Cousins: People Defended by God versus People

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Baptist missionaries have spread their church to every continent. [80] The Baptist World Alliance reports more than 41 million members in more than 150,000 congregations. [82] In 2002, there were over 100 million Baptists and Baptistic group members worldwide and over 33 million in North America. [80] The largest Baptist association is the Southern Baptist Convention, with the membership of associated churches totaling more than 15 million. [81] Calvinism, also called the Reformed tradition, was advanced by several theologians such as Martin Bucer, Heinrich Bullinger, Peter Martyr Vermigli, and Huldrych Zwingli, but this branch of Christianity bears the name of the French reformer John Calvin because of his prominent influence on it and because of his role in the confessional and ecclesiastical debates throughout the 16th century.

Sep 22

No Easy Answers: Christians Debate Nuclear Arms

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Sign in to connect with Religious Studies Club, The SIGN IN The purpose of the Religious Studies Club is to: 1) promote tolerance of world religions through education and discussion; 2) provide an environment which facilitates the open exchange of ideas; and, 3) discuss the social, economic, and political Welcome to the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Mississippi State University! At the same time, this type of program can provide you with a broad range of experiences and allow you to glimpse the religious life of a minister.

Sep 22

Pius Xii, the Holocaust And the Revisionists: Essays

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You may not use books or notes during the examination. Demonstrated abilities in excellent undergraduate teaching are required. Traditi is essentially directed against the Enlightenment critique of traditional religion. London: Hogarth; New York: Macmillan. → First published in German. Write on any religious, metaphysical or spiritual topic. Applications, including a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research plans, a major publication sample, and three professional references (sent separately), should be sent to the Omnibus Search Committee, Boston University School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 110, Boston, MA 02215.

Sep 21

Crisis in the Village: Restoring Hope in African American

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The 3/2 teaching load will include introductory and upper-level courses in the candidate’s specialty, along with at least one course supporting the college’s global learning initiative. The director of a graduate religious studies program explains: "Perhaps the most important factor in PhD admissions is called 'fit,' and it focuses on the match between the applicant's intended area of study and faculty specializations."

Sep 21

Progressive Church In Latin America: Theology

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The position requires a doctorate in moral theology, or a degree in a related area such as systematics. The bulk of the coursework the student completes will depend on their focus. Despite initial misgivings, Jewish groups rallied behind the Jackson-Vanik Amendment, which in 1974 denied most-favored-nation trade status to communist countries restricting emigration. We do not search any of this film for mail inquirers. Sutton’s Journeymen for Jesus: Evangelical Artisans Confront Capitalism in Jacksonian Baltimore (1998).

Sep 21

Free to Believe: Rethinking Freedom of Conscience and

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D. in theology and ethics from Duke University Divinity School, with a primary concentration in systematic and philosophical theology and secondary concentrations in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible and moral theology. Psychosocial and environmental variables in outcome of black schizophrenics. In this course, we will attempt to read biblical texts apart from modern preconceptions about them. Relate these ideas to various types of societies—hunter-gatherers, agrarian societies, industrial societies, or post-industrial societies.

Sep 21

Kierkegaard's Critique of Reason and Society

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Competency: Comparative Religion in the Non-west, preferably Africa, the Middle East and/or South Asia. Most social studies and geography classes already study the religious affiliations of an area, and some of their identifying tenets. Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter addressing your vision for this new position, a curriculum vitae, a sample syllabus for a course in Quaker Studies, a research statement, a writing sample (published work or work in progress), and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted to http://apply.interfolio.com/27495.

Sep 21

Sounds of Freedom: Musicians on Spirituality and Social

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Freud, Sigmund (1927) 1961 The Future of an Illusion. BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in theology at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2015. The position requires a doctorate in moral theology, or a degree in a related area such as systematics. The Orthodox Churches state that the Bishop of Rome (i.e. Johnson asks of a six-month old baby painfully burned to death, "Could we possibly describe as 'good' any person who had the power to save this child and yet refused to do so?" (P 78a) What does this have to do with reasons not to believe in the existence of God?

Sep 21

The Generation That Knew Not Josef: A Critique of Marxism

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In a discussion of Hamlet's sanity, for example, a student may not interject views on creationism. 9. Some congregations have found that silent meditations have become beloved moments in their regular services. Long blogs for the Huffington Post, and he has appeared on C-Span and NPR. Denominational histories are still being produced – and they are still of great value. In fact, it may be a central human failing and we should stop glorifying it. Email for first round interview at AAR or Skype interview in early December. (2 Nov).

Sep 21

African Christianity: Its Public Role

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Nevertheless Beattie was not a Christian: # These then are my reasons for not calling myself a Christian: I cannnot put Christ at the center of my life; I cannot feel comfortable in any religious group that would exclude humanists, agnostics, and atheists, or that insists that [everyone] should believe in God; I cannot put the Bible at the center of my devotional or intellectual life; I am not comfortable with the Christian moral tradition whch sees issues in terms of black and white, which is often judgmental, and which cuts [people] off from naturalistic ethics; and finally, I am not a Christian becasue I cannot identify with much that has happened in Christian history, so often has Christianity fought the very things that I believe in most stronglyósuch as freedom and the scientific quest. 7 Convinced that he was not a Christian, he concluded that he would study the world's great religious teachers: Buddha, Confucius, Lao-Tzu, Zoroaster, Mohammed, and others.

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