Would the Pilgrims Still Come to America Today?: The

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All materials must be received by September 14, 2015. Pre-requisite: RELS 110 or RELS 152 or RELS 161. Jefferson's own religion was a version of deism, but he was not therefore hostile to ordinary religious belief and profession. Despite its name, the religious studies department at Cal State Northridge is not training seminarians or conducting chapel on the side. At least six credit hours must be at the 300 level or above. Memphis Theological Seminary invites applications for a tenure track position in Church History to begin in the fall of 2015.

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Humanism and the Rhetoric of Toleration

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Topics, orientation, and bibliography to be developed with the approval of the Religious Studies Department. (Variable Credit.) Prerequisites: None. These printed bibliographies will be replaced by the Index Religiosus. The departmental faculty is particularly interested in scholars whose research and teaching enhances the Department’s focus on faith engaging culture and who bring historical questions in conversation with contemporary cultural issues. By 1970 roughly half of all American Catholic missionaries served in Latin America, where many joined local clergy in opposing brutal dictatorships.

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Divided by God: America's Church-state Problem--and What We

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Let it once enter our civil affairs, our government would soon be destroyed. Our claim is this: if controversial issues are to be included in the sex education curriculum, then, as always, students must hear the different voices--secular and religious, conservative and liberal--that are part of our cultural conversation. Socialization, we suggested, is the uncritical initiation of students into a tradition, a way of thinking and acting.

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Ancient Prophets & Modern Problems

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Although as of this article’s publication date, no comprehensive rankings of religious studies programs are available, U. Still others have tried to shed light on Methodist expansion by comparing it with similar developments in continental Europe and America. Learn more at http://www.yale.edu/religiousstudies/ Examines main forms of religious expression as embodied in several important religious traditions in contemporary world.

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The Political Spirit: 1

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The successful candidate must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses on the social scientific study of religions, research methods, and religions in contemporary North America. Religious classes shouldn't be used to preach, that's what churches (and assemblies in religious schools) are for. Many different specializations exist within the religious studies field. Nancy Ratzan; Jewish, President, National Council of Jewish Women; Miami, FL Professor Darby Kathleen Ray; Episcopal Church, Asst Professor of Religious Studies, Millsaps College; Jackson, MS Reverend Michael Adam Reale; United Church of Christ, Reverend, New Hope United Church of Christ; Owensboro, KY Rev.

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A City Upon a Hill: How Sermons Changed the Course of

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Based on the writings of Martin Luther, who broke (1517-21) with the Roman Catholic Church and led the Protestant Reformation; the first Lutheran congregation in North America was founded in 1638 in Wilmington, Delaware; the first North American regional synod was founded in 1748 by Heinrich Melchior Muhlenberg. 8 million. It introduces students to the pertinent gender theories, primary texts, and scholarly discussions. Smith's request, went to the principal to seek guidance.

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Vatican II, Berkeley and Beyond: The First Half-Century of

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A.(historical development of spirituality, spirituality and technology, developmental nature of faith, community and justice) M. Luther criticizes those in the clergy, claiming that they haven't studied a word of the bible. If something is right in one society but wrong in another, does it follow that there is no objective truth in morality? Arthur Francis Carter is completing his dissertation in New Testament and early Christianity at Vanderbilt University's Graduate Department of Religion where Daniel Patte serves as his committee chair.

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Chosen for What? Jewish Values in 2012: Findings from the

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This tenure-line faculty position is open to teacher-scholars at all levels (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) whose scholarly work engages the history, culture, religion, literature, peace building or social activism of the Religious Society of Friends. Bible schools and Christian colleges provide an education that aims to assist missionaries, ministers, church musicians, teachers and others. Responsibilities: The Department of Philosophy and Religion is seeking a benefits-eligible, full-time Lecturer position to begin in the fall semester of 2015.

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Equal Rights From God: The Equalitarian Age

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Furthermore, Reagan was the first Republican to win the Catholic vote twice. To ensure full consideration, please send your application letter and curriculum vitae, including names and contact info of three references by October 31, 2015 to donge@purdue.edu. V, and complete dossier including a writing sample (no more than 25 pages), evidence of teaching ability, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Steven Grosby, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Philosophy & Religion, 126 D Hardin Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0528.

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The Soul of Politics: A Practical and Prophetic Vision for

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Two-thirds agree that “all the world’s great religions are equally true and good”; nearly half favor same-sex unions and 29% civil unions; 77% are pro-choice on abortion; a majority opposes the war in Iraq and stress social and economic issues. 70% voted for Kerry, 30% voted for Bush. This course will offer some suggestions about how Christianity offers a way to make wise decisions and develop the virtues necessary for happiness in this world. (Field 1, Ethics) HIS 302 Sex Sinners and Spiders: Jonathan Edwards' Life in the Colonial Atlantic World 3 credits Investigates the story of the colonial Atlantic world through the life and experiences of one of America’s founding fathers, such as the philosopher and theologian Jonathan Edwards, focusing on the early modern European context of which most colonists were heirs, the founding of the New England colonies in the 17th century, the transformation of these colonies in the expanding Atlantic world of the 18th. century, and legacies in the age of the American Revolution and the early 19th century. (Writing Intensive attribute) (Field 1) New Testament themes and personalities analyzed from a scriptural perspective and compared with expressions in the arts.

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