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Download E-books Les apologistes chrétiens et la culture grecque (Théologie historique) (French Edition) PDF

Les family members qu'entretinrent les intellectuels chrétiens avec los angeles tradition grecque furent dès l'origine placées sous le signe du conflit : qu'il s'agisse de ce débat tout intérieur entre l'attrait pour une littérature et une pensée qui avaient contribué à former leur jeunesse, et los angeles méfiance envers les valeurs et les doctrines qu'elles véhiculaient, intimement mêlées au paganisme ; ou des controverses, parfois violentes, qui les opposèrent aux représentants de ce qu'on appela bientôt l'hellénisme - un modèle culturel qu'ils rejetaient comme impie, mais dont ils refusaient pourtant d'être exclus.

Les auteurs du présent quantity, patrologues ou théologiens, hellénistes, latinistes et orientalistes, analysent l'attitude des Pères les plus représentatifs de leur époque face à cette tradition: depuis les premiers Apologistes, héritiers de los angeles culture apologétique judéo-hellénistique, auxquels est consacrée l. a. première partie de l'ouvrage, - jusqu'au triomphe de l'Église et l. a. fin de l'âge patristique. l. a. diversité des milieux, des circonstances historiques, des époques, engendra une multitude de positions, depuis le rejet pur et easy jusqu'à l'assimilation : c'est de cette diversité et de cette richesse que veulent rendre compte les différentes études présentées ici.

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Download E-books The Zoroastrian Diaspora: Religion and Migration PDF

By John R. Hinnells

What's the targeted Zoroastrian adventure, and what's the typical diasporic event? The Zoroastrian Diaspora is the end result of two decades of study and of archival and fieldwork in 11 nations, concerning nearly 250,000 miles of shuttle. It has additionally concerned a survey questionnaire in 8 international locations, yielding over 1,840 responses.

This is the 1st publication to try a world comparability of Diaspora teams in six continents. Little has been written approximately Zoroastrian groups as some distance aside as China, East Africa, Europe, the USA, and Australia or on Parsis in Mumbai post-Independence. each one bankruptcy is predicated on unused unique assets starting from 19th century documents to modern newsletters. The booklet additionally contains experiences of Zoroastrians on the web, audio-visual assets, and the fashionable improvement of Parsi
novels in English.

As good as learning the Zoroastrians for his or her personal inherent significance, this booklet contextualizes the Zoroastrian migrations inside modern debates on Diaspora stories. John R. Hinnells examines what it really is prefer to be a non secular Asian in la or London, Sydney or Hong Kong. in addition, he explores not just how event differs from one kingdom to a different, but additionally the diversities among towns within the similar kingdom, for instance, Chicago and Houston. The survey facts is used to start with to
consider the distinguishing demographic positive factors of the Zoroastrian groups in quite a few international locations; and secondly to examine diverse styles of assimilation among diversified teams: women and men and in response to the extent and kind of schooling. Comparisons also are drawn among humans from
rural and concrete backgrounds; and among generations in spiritual ideals and practices, together with the protection of secular tradition.

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Download E-books Religionskritik interdisziplinär (German Edition) PDF

By Marco Hofheinz, Thorsten Paprotny

The phenomenon ""religion"" has been studied significantly through many disciplines. Philosophy, typical and social sciences, literature, and linguistics have joined the confessional traditions of Catholic and Protestant theology to supply opinions of spiritual trust and event. This quantity techniques the topic from various disciplinary views. It explores their precise ways, methodologies and components of curiosity. It additionally makes a case for interdisciplinarity as a route to new insights.

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Download E-books [UNREADABLE] Narrative in the Hebrew Bible PDF

By David M. Gunn and Danna Nolan Fewell

After virtually centuries of ancient feedback, biblical scholarship has lately taken significant shifts in path, such a lot particularly towards literary learn of the Bible. a lot germinal feedback has taken as its basic concentration narrative texts of the Hebrew Bible (the "Old Testament"). This examine offers a lucid advisor to the interpretive chances of this circulation. trying to be either theoretical and functional, it combines dialogue of equipment and the enterprise of studying quite often with quite a few illustrations via readings of specific texts. Gunn and Fewell speak about how literary feedback is said to different dominant methods of studying the textual content during the last thousand years. additionally, they tackle characters, together with the narrator and God; plot, editing fresh concept to deal with the bizarre complexity of biblical narratives; and the play of language via repetition, ambiguity, multivalence, metaphor, and intertextuality. ultimately, the authors speak about readers and accountability, exploring the ideological size of narrative interpretation. an intensive bibliography completes the e-book, prepared by means of topic and biblical textual content.

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Download E-books African Origins of the Major World Religions PDF

By Amon Saba Saakana

Product Details
Paperback: a hundred and forty four pages
Publisher: Karnak apartment Publishers (June four, 1991)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0907015751
ISBN-13: 978-0907015758
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 8.3 ounces
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