Category Archives: Church & State

Theology and Violence: The South African Debate

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During the communist era, the Catholic Church enjoyed varying levels of autonomy, but the church remained the primary source of moral values, as well as an important political force. Some knowledge of Spanish and experience in distance learning are desirable, but neither is required. Roberta Nelson; Unitarian Universalist Association, Emeritus Minister of religious Education, Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church; Sedgwick, ME Reverend Arnold Nelson, Jr; Disciples of Christ, Christian Church, Disciples Home missions of the Disciples of Christ; Indianapolis, IN Reverend Rudolph Nemser; Unitarian Universalist Association, Minister, UU Church in Cherry Hill; Cherry Hill, NJ Reverend Thomas H Nettifee; Disciples of Christ, Christian Church, Senior Minister, East Whittier Christian Church (Disciples of Chris; Whittier, CA Rev.

The Cousins' Wars: Religion, Politics, Civil Warfare, And

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This course explores religious themes in J. Guidance to support the provision of high-quality religious education (RE) in local-authority-maintained schools. I look forward to implementing many of the truths, methods and ideas which I have learned into my own ministry setting where I serve." "As a recent graduate of Trinity Theological Seminary (August, 2014), with a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Counseling, I feel a responsibility and obligation to heartily recommend Trinity to any aspiring Christian of any age interested in formal education, training and continued preparation to battle for the truths of God’s Word." "As a recent graduate of Trinity Theological Seminary (August, 2014), with a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Counseling, I feel a responsibility and obligation to heartily recommend Trinity to any aspiring Christian of any age interested in formal education, training and continued preparation to battle for the truths of God’s Word." "I believe the school and the president are doing fine work.

Inventing a Christian America: The Myth of the Religious

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In modern use (usually as a result of Roman Catholic influence), more naturalistic images and images of the Father, however, also appear occasionally in Orthodox churches, but statues, i.e. three-dimensional depictions, continue to be banned. In addition, please include a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy that addresses how experiences of diversities in a seminary community connect to the education of leaders in congregations and in a variety of public settings. Do you aspire to graduate or professional school after you finish your undergraduate degree?

The Clash of Ideas in World Politics: Transnational

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Choose a concentration in biblical studies or theological and historical studies. What does mysticism have to do with me?’” (Mysticism, p. 11). It is, of course, true that public schools cannot be in the business of religious indoctrination; faith formation is properly the province of the family and religious institutions. Justices Douglas and Perry dissented in part contending that the Court should not have reached the issue of whether the plan violates Art. 11, Sec. 10's prohibition on use of public funds for sectarian purposes.

Interactive Faith: The Essential Interreligious

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Credentialing in the ECC Ordination in the ECC is a multi-step process, and requires advanced theological training. Villanova is a Catholic University sponsored by the Augustinian Order located in the culturally diverse Philadelphia metropolitan area. Among other topics, economy, architecture, arts and crafts, trade and exchange, religion and burial customs will be explored. The Department offers various undergraduate as well as postgraduate programmes.

The Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth and Corporate Power

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In the normal course of the reading of the Torah, the Ten Commandments are read twice a year: the Exodus version in parashat Yitro around January, and the Deuteronomy version in parashat Va'etchanan in August-September. A coherent and creative agenda for research and publication, and capacity for intellectual leadership, are essential. The program explores topics as diverse as the Salem witchcraft trials and UFO sightings in addition to how the Protestant faith affected America's development as a country.

Ending Poverty: A 20/20 Vision: A Guide for Individuals and

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The First Great Awakening was an evangelical and revitalization movement that swept through Protestant Europe and British America, especially the American colonies in the 1730s and 1740s, leaving a permanent impact on American Protestantism. What’s the meaning of the koan on Ishmael’s poster? In honor of an outstanding leader of her faith and community, the Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Islamic Studies Scholarship is granted annually at Oakland University for up to $2,500 to full-time undergraduate religious studies students who have completed at least one course for Islamic studies minor.

The Lord's Prayer: Twelve Lines to Make A Revolution

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Does religious observance promote health? mortality in secular vs religious kibbutzim in Israel. Although scientists may debate details of the mechanisms of evolution, there is no argument among scientists as to whether evolution is taking place." Although valuable in their own right as ethnography and as sociology, these structural formulations have been severely limited by their rigid avoidance, on the one side, of the kind of psychological considerations that could account for the peculiar emotions which permeate religious belief and practice, and, on the other, of the philosophical considerations that could render their equally peculiar content intelligible. [See Gennep.] In contrast to other approaches—evolutionary, psychological, sociological—the field of what we may loosely call “semantic studies” of religion is extremely jumbled.

Religion and the Domestication of Dissent: Or, How to Live

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The sociological approach to the analysis of the religions of nonliterate peoples proceeded independent of, and even at variance with, the psychoanalytic approach, but it shared a concern with the same phenomenon: the peculiar “otherness,” the extraordinary, momentous, “set apart” quality of sacred (or “taboo”) acts and objects, as contrasted with the profane. Cudlipp; Servant Leadership Team of Seekers Church; Washington, DC Jesse L. He comments that, because we have already experienced a collapse of culture, our society is ready to abandon our totalitarian agriculture and industrial trends.

Pews, Prayers, and Participation: Religion and Civic

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These are: Jewish and Christian (Eastern Orthodox, Latin [Catholic], Gregorian-Armenian, Armenian-Catholic, Syrian [Catholic], Chaldean [Uniate], Greek Catholic Melkite, Maronite, and Syrian Orthodox). Visits to major excavations will be combined with special lectures on the most significant finds of each site. [1] REL 3308 Studies in World Religions – GL (3). Satisfies the second institutional requirement in religious and theological studies.