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Religion and Human Rights

Religion and Human Rights

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In mysticism the effort is made to penetrate first to the rational and then to the ultrarational essence of human existence in the confidence that man thus penetrates to the unconditioned essence of life, to God. The prophetic movement in Hebraic religion offers an interesting confirmation of the thesis that a genuine faith in transcendence is the power which lifts religion above its culture and emancipates it from sharing the fate of dying cultures.

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God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

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Interestingly, Cahill herself acknowledges that it is arguable that patriarchy is "confirmed by Christian tradition, by empirical studies (e.g., cross-cultural anthropology), and, at least until recently, by most mainstream philosophical anthropologies".(144) Quay is also by no means the only contemporary author to relate headship and submission to the needs of husbands and wives. The rational patient is bound to ask about his status. It is well-known that Plato taught that the human soul was preexistent existing before its incarnation in the ideal world.

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Moral Warriors, Moral Wounds: The Ministry of the Christian

Moral Warriors, Moral Wounds: The Ministry of the Christian

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November 6— Is All Ethics Sexual Ethics?: Covenant, Commitment, and Community as Relational Frameworks Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, “The Changing Pathway to Marriage: Trends in Dating, First Unions, and Marriage Among Young Adults,” in Family Transformed, Steven M. Valerie Dunham, guest writer / January 29, 2015 We need a better approach to the traditional biblical ethic on sexuality. From this emphasis upon the inner unity of consciousness as the real revelation of the eternal follows the mystic desire for passivity and the tendency toward asceticism.

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The Literary Construction of the Other in the Acts of the

The Literary Construction of the Other in the Acts of the

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In this milieu, methodological diversity has flourished. Some even seemed to think that teaching with cases was something new and innovative. Though a creation of a given people, language takes on a momentum, a life of its own that exhibits limits as well as possibilities. Those who attend more than twice a week reported a lower incidence of taking time off work illegitimately (7 percent) compared with those who attend several times a year (17 percent).

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Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God's Design for

Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God's Design for

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In 1910 he agreed with Moore that goodness (like roundness) is a quality that belongs to objects independently of our opinions, and that when two people differ about whether a thing is good, only one of them can be right. Atkinson et al, eds.,� New Dictionary of Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology� (Downers Grove: IVP, 1995), 179. [6] Robert McEfee Brown, The Spirit of Protestantism� (New York: Oxford University Press, 1965), 73. Critical unbelievers sometimes attack a “straw man,” over-simplifying what Christians mean, or should mean, by absolutism.

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The Peace of the Present: An Unviolent Way of Life

The Peace of the Present: An Unviolent Way of Life

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Concerning Cahill's position, sin certainly has brought harmful consequences into marriages and cultures in this and other areas. Bob Dunn, President and CEO of San Francisco-based Business for Social Responsibility, adds: "Balancing competing values and reconciling them is a basic purpose of an ethics management program. In the attainment of virtue the subjective guiding principle of knowledge is the "moral sense", a sort of moral instinct.

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Evil and Christian Ethics (New Studies in Christian Ethics)

Evil and Christian Ethics (New Studies in Christian Ethics)

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Rae, Moral Choices: An Introduction To Ethics (Grand Rapids MI: Zondervan, 1995) 13-96, and Dennis P. It is necessary, however, to think of this revelation of God to man as originally internal as well as external. Christian ethicists have been asking how the adjective Christian introduces anything distinctive into the content of the noun it modifies. Ministers must act responsibly as we wrestle with our theology and ethic of ministry. Do the New Testament Scriptures teach that the Christian ought to go to war?

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Genetic Engineering: Christian Values and Catholic Teaching

Genetic Engineering: Christian Values and Catholic Teaching

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More emphasis should be placed on teaching the Ten Commandments from the summarizing perspective of Christian love. If we approach the Torah as law, as command, then we quickly run into erroneous conclusions about what Christians are required to do — thus showing that this approach to the Bible is not valid. If original sin is an inherited corruption, its inheritance destroys the freedom and therefore the responsibility which is basic to the conception of sin.

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Ukrainian Catholic Catechism Our Faith

Ukrainian Catholic Catechism Our Faith

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They have really absorbed the Renaissance faith in the goodness of man, having rejected the Christian doctrine of original sin as a bit of outmoded pessimism, have reinterpreted the Cross so that it is made to stand for the absurd idea that perfect love is guaranteed a simple victory over the world, and have rejected all other profound elements of the Christian gospel.. . .'6 Most of the creative theologians of the twentieth century have not been pacifists but have shared Niebuhr's devastating attacks upon that stance on the grounds that it is bad theology, failing to recognize that God rules in this fallen world in part through human institutions — governments, systems of law and order - that are obliged to use coercive force and in the last resort to kill people.

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Beatitudes From the Back Side: A Different Take on What It

Beatitudes From the Back Side: A Different Take on What It

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However, the mainstream Christian tradition with its emphasis on universality as illustrated in its understanding of God as the Creator of all and of 77 Charles E. This community becomes the dreaded “other,” a sinister image that plays a rather ambiguous and paradoxical role: it seems to threaten the cultural integrity of the United States, but conversely it also challenges the nation to preserve its cultural purity and resist its potential contamination by the intruders! Gula and Faithful in Christ, vol. 1: General Moral Theology (New York: Seabury Press, 1978), pp. 224-301. 3 Hans Walter Wolff, Anthropology of the Old Testament (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1974), pp. 40-55. 4 Martin Buber, The Way of Man According to the Teaching of Hasidism (New York: Citadel Press, 1966), p. 17. 5 For a review of this research, see Sidney Callahan, In Good Conscience (New York: HarperCollins, 1991), pp. 186-90.

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