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The Practice of Penance, 900-1050 (Royal Historical Society

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All programs emphasize a cross-cultural comparative study of religions and use interdisciplinary approaches as appropriate to religious studies, incorporating such disciplines as history, political science, anthropology, sociology, comparative literature, and philosophy. Major ethical questions and modes of moral reasoning in different religious traditions will be considered while focusing on why ordinary people do good and evil actions. All students will have to take introductory courses in world religions, along with beginning courses in each field, such as an introduction to Islam, and reading religious texts like the Old Testament.

Christianity Not Mysterious: Or, a Treatise Shewing, That

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Moreover, argues McKim, such tentativeness in the face of diversity has an important payoff. To a greater extent perhaps than any other civilization, Chinese have left behind a continuous body of written documents and other artifacts relating to religion stretching over thousands of years, providing a wealth of material for studying the place of religion in history and society. The selected individual will teach courses common to many IPS programs that match the individual's strengths and attend to the diversity of pastoral contexts particularly within the U.

A narrative of the late work of God at and near Northampton

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They have a PhD whose specialization is Hindu devotionalism. Loyola Marymount University, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. Applications must include a statement on teaching and research, CV, and a sampling of teaching evaluations. They further concluded that healthy family dynamics and practices are themselves caused to a powerful degree by the presence or absence of religious beliefs and practices. [65] The same results also hold true in international comparisons. [66] As with drugs, alcohol, and crime, the religious behavior of the mother is one of the strongest predictors of the daughter's sexual attitudes. [67] It also has long been known in the social sciences that daughters of single mothers are more likely to engage in premarital sexual behavior during adolescence. [68] These mothers are more frequently permissive in their sexual attitudes, and religion for them has less importance than it has for mothers in two-parent families. [69] These findings also have been replicated. [70] The religious practices of parents, particularly their unity on religious issues, powerfully influence the behavior of children.

Reading in the Wilderness: Private Devotion and Public

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Before this, Kublai Khan, the fifth "great khan" and grandson of Genghis Khan, had moved the Mongol capital from Karakorum to Peking. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999. Islam in Africa, Asia and the Middle East today. (Field 1, Global Awareness) Scripture and tradition. Students receive personal advising as to choices of elective courses from different disciplines that reflect their individual interests and academic goals. Both lists are subject to change, as courses are added to the curriculum and as course topics change over time.

Essays upon several moral subjects. Part III. Of pain. ...

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It is often argued, for instance, that helping students better understand the increasing diversity, including religious diversity, they face will better prepare them to live in a peaceful, productive manner with those with differing cultural and/or religious values (Kunzman, 2006). That dropped to 92.6 percent of the population in the 1980 census and to 89.7 percent in 1990. Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college.

The History Of The Rise, Increase, And Progress Of The

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National 5 Maths B grade or equivalent is required. We will reflect upon revisionist narratives, the use of film as a form of activism, Indigenous aesthetics and storytelling techniques, reflexivity, and parody. Students will not only learn about history, but they will learn to think and write as historians. [ more ] "I am an invisible man." Brownell (pp. 45 - 63) Professional Wrestling: Moral Commentary Through Ritual Metaphor, Sam Migliore (pp. 65 - 84) Revealing the Hidden: The Epiphanic Dimension of Games and Sport, Charles D.

The grounds of the old religion: or, some general arguments

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Topic 16: Northern Gods, Northern Faiths: The Conversion of Scandinavians, Finns, Northern Slavs and Shamans. As a religious studies graduate, you have a lot of career options. Areas of Interest: Ethics; Political and Legal Philosophy; Environmental Philosophy; Philosophy of Mind & Free Will. Many teachers are uncertain about the constitutionality of teaching about religion. The first half-century began with the domination of the Three Kingdoms: Wei under the Ts'ao family in the north, Shu Han under Liu Pei in the southwest, and Wu under Sun Ch'uan in the southeast.

Forms of prayer for the morning and evening of every day in

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This course will examine the modern history of that country of the future by taking up major themes from independence to the present. There are past cases of mediation and peacemaking by religious leaders and institutions. Two currents in religious thought--religious liberalism and evangelical revivalism--had enormous impact on the early republic. Yet, online college costs are not automatically less than that of traditional brick-and-mortar colleges.

An Illustrated History of Catholicism: An authoritative

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All students take a two-quarter sequence in theories and methods in the study of religion and at least one course in comparative study of religion. Special issue on “Performing Publics” with Laura Levin, Richard Gough, and Melanie Bennett, Performance Research 16.2 (May 2011). “‘Darn That Merry Widow Hat’: The On– and Offstage Life of a Theatrical Commodity, Circa 1907-1908.” Theatre Survey 50.2 (November 2009): 189-221. “Patriotic Acts of Consumption: Lucile (Lady Duff Gordon) and the Vaudeville Fashion Show Craze.” Theatre Journal (Dec. 2008): 585-608.

German Visions of India, 1871-1918: Commandeering the Holy

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To study the sacred is to study something that by nature is not psychological, sociological, or otherwise nonreligious. Our faculty is interdisciplinary, international, and experimental. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.