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Greek and Roman Priests and Religious Personnel  

Robert Garland

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Apr 2016
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The Christian word “priest,” which is generally used to translate the Greek word hiereus and the Latin word sacerdos, only inadequately captures the essence of how those who bore this ... More

Hinduism in America  

Amanda Lucia

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Jan 2017
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Hinduism came to the United States first in the American imagination and only second with emissaries and immigrants from India. The initial features of Hinduism that captivated North ... More

Hispanics and Religion in America  

Kristy Nabhan-Warren

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Mar 2016
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What is today known as U.S. “Hispanic” culture is in reality a diverse array of ethnic, regional, national, and religious peoples and communities. Hispanic Americans trace their lineage ... More

History of Ancient Israel  

H. G. M. Williamson

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Sep 2015
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The history of ancient Israel is best known to most people from the narratives in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. There, however, the name “Israel” covers a wide diversity of social and ... More

The History of the Modern Liturgical Movement  

Keith F. Pecklers

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Sep 2015
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The 20th-century liturgical movement grew in tandem with the biblical, ecumenical, ecclesiological, and patristic movements, all part of a wider movement of resourcement—a return to ... More

Homa: Tantric Fire Ritual  

Richard K. Payne

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Aug 2016
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The homa is a votive offering involving the construction of a fire in a hearth-altar, and the immolation of offerings in the fire. The altar is homologized with a mandala, and as with ... More

Imperialism, Mission, and Global Power Relations in East Asian Religions in the United States  

Connie A. Shemo

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Aug 2017
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The history of East Asian religions in the United States is inextricably intertwined with the broader history of United States–East Asian relations, and specifically with U.S. imperialism. ... More

The Incarnation in Martin Luther’s Theology  

Anne Käfer

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Mar 2017
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Luther’s understanding of the Incarnation concerns various subject areas in his theology, among them his understanding of scripture, his teaching on the sacraments in particular, as well ... More

The Influence of Renaissance Humanism and Skepticism on Martin Luther  

William J. Wright

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Mar 2017
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When Martin Luther began his academic studies at Erfurt, Renaissance humanism and skepticism had become well entrenched in the German academic world. He also found them at Wittenberg. ... More

Islamic Theological Views on Darwinian Evolution  

Nidhal Guessoum

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May 2016
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The various positions that Muslim scholars have adopted vis-à-vis Darwin’s theory of evolution since its inception in 1859 are here reviewed with an eye on the theological arguments that ... More

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