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The Bible And Colonialism

Author : Michael Prior
ISBN : 9780567369222
Genre : Religion
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The biblical claim of the divine promise of land is integrally linked with a divine mandate to exterminate the indigenous people. The narrative has supported virtually all Western colonizing enterprises (e.g. in Latin America, South Africa, Palestine), resulting in the suffering of millions of people, and loss of respect for the Bible. According to modern secular standards of human and political rights, what the biblical narrative calls for are war-crimes and crimes against humanity. In this provocative and compelling study, Prior protests at the neglect of the moral question in conventional biblical studies, and attempts to rescue the Bible from being a blunt instrument in the oppression of people.
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Theocratic Imperialism

Author : W.R. Inge
ISBN : 116290142X
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THIS 68 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Christian Ethics and Modern Problems, by W. R. Inge. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 0766150682.

Political Demonology

Author : Richard Faber
ISBN : 9781498201308
Genre : Religion
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"The structural core problem of the Gnostic dualism between the god of creation and the god of redemption governs not only every religion of salvation and redemption. It is immanently given in every world in need of change and renewal, inescapably and ineradicably. The lord of a world in need of change, that is, a misconceived world and the liberator, the creator of a transformed, new world cannot be good friends. They are, so to speak, enemies by definition." Whether Theodor W. Adorno and Walter Benjamin, or Erich Auerbach and Hans Blumenberg, Ernst Bloch and Jacob Taubes, or Carl Schmitt (cited above)--all of them have been more or less fascinated or awed by the dualistic theology of St. Paul's disciple Marcion, and have as prominently and as differently referred to him. Already Adolf von Harnack, author of the Marcion monograph that even today sets the standard, was aware of the timeliness of his research object, in view of a modern Marcionism, right after the First World War.
Category: Religion

A Diplomatic Revolution

Author : Matthew Connelly
ISBN : 9780199881802
Genre : History
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Algeria sits at the crossroads of the Atlantic, European, Arab, and African worlds. Yet, unlike the wars in Korea and Vietnam, Algeria's fight for independence has rarely been viewed as an international conflict. Even forty years later, it is remembered as the scene of a national drama that culminated with Charles de Gaulle's decision to "grant" Algerians their independence despite assassination attempts, mutinies, and settler insurrection. Yet, as Matthew Connelly demonstrates, the war the Algerians fought occupied a world stage, one in which the U.S. and the USSR, Israel and Egypt, Great Britain, Germany, and China all played key roles. Recognizing the futility of confronting France in a purely military struggle, the Front de Lib?ration Nationale instead sought to exploit the Cold War competition and regional rivalries, the spread of mass communications and emigrant communities, and the proliferation of international and non-governmental organizations. By harnessing the forces of nascent globalization they divided France internally and isolated it from the world community. And, by winning rights and recognition as Algeria's legitimate rulers without actually liberating the national territory, they rewrote the rules of international relations. Based on research spanning three continents and including, for the first time, the rebels' own archives, this study offers a landmark reevaluation of one of the great anti-colonial struggles as well as a model of the new international history. It will appeal to historians of post-colonial studies, twentieth-century diplomacy, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. A Diplomatic Revolution was winner of the 2003 Stuart L. Bernath Prize of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, and the Akira Iriye International History Book Award, The Foundation for Pacific Quest.
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The Flaming Sword

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Culture In Crisis And The Renewal Of Civil Life

Author : T. William Boxx
ISBN : 0847682889
Genre : Religion
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This important book addresses many of the most compelling social issues of our times, and delves into the causes of America's social pathologies and strained sociopolitical condition. Contributors include T. William Boxx, Linda Chavez, Midge Decter, Don E. Eberly, Heather R. Higgins, Gertrude Himmelfarb, Russell Hittinger, Glenn C. Loury, Michael Novak, Robert Royal, and James Q. Wilson.
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The London Quarterly Review

Author : William Lonsdale Watkinson
ISBN : NYPL:33433104281393
Genre : Methodist Church
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Democratic Imperialism

Author : Farid Younos
ISBN : 9781434321688
Genre : Political Science
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Amid the wealth, luxury and immorality of Las Vegas is a large community of Christians. As his last great architectural endeavor, millionaire David Sinclair constructs a peculiar mega resort bordering the Las Vegas strip. In a city where many locals and visitors have larger-than-life appetites for strong drink, wild parties and easy sex, the Mizbeach Hotel will be a well of living water in the desert. A second-stringer reporter with first-class talent, Andrea Leggett is determine to make it to a giant network. Blinded to everything but getting her big break, Andrea is determine to land an exclusive interview with the reclusive David Sinclair. Before Andrea is able to put her plan into action, the providential hand of God begins to moves. Andrea encounters the mysterious Sam Spirit; a man who appears to know her deepest hurts, pains and need. Unknown to Andrea, their emotional meeting was not by chance, nor would it be their last. As Andrea arrives to the Mizbeach Hotel she is paralyzed by the first in a series of visions. While the exclusive is still on her agenda, Andrea finds herself troubled by the reoccurring and unexplained visions. Caroline Sinclair, daughter of Mr. Sinclair, is introduced to Andrea and the second stringer reporter life's takes a drastic change. For the first time, Andrea ponders her spiritual condition. An unexpected tragedy causes Andrea to reside at the Mizbeach. During her stay she discovered The Mizbeach to be a place of sacrifice. It becomes her refuge and her destiny. The Theme of this book is God is at work everywhere. The convicting power of God's spirit moves many from self-centeredness to faith in Jesus Christ.
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The Fortnightly

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105028012909
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Eclectic Magazine

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ISBN : UOM:39015030071735
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The Encyclopedia Americana

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ISBN : UCAL:B3057438
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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American Theocracy

Author : Kevin Phillips
ISBN : 9781101218846
Genre : Political Science
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An explosive examination of the coalition of forces that threatens the nation, from the bestselling author of American Dynasty In his two most recent bestselling books, American Dynasty and Wealth and Democracy, Kevin Phillips established himself as a powerful critic of the political and economic forces that rule—and imperil—the United States, tracing the ever more alarming path of the emerging Republican majority’s rise to power. Now Phillips takes an uncompromising view of the current age of global overreach, fundamentalist religion, diminishing resources, and ballooning debt under the GOP majority. With an eye to the past and a searing vision of the future, Phillips confirms what too many Americans are still unwilling to admit about the depth of our misgovernment.
Category: Political Science