The Gift of Freedom

The Gift of Freedom

Author: Mimi Thi Nguyen

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9780822352396

Category: Literary Criticism

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Mimi Thi Nguyen examines the self-interested claims of the United States to provide freedom to others, even as it does so by generating violence and displacement through overpowering warfare.
Religion, Metaphysics, and the Postmodern
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Christopher Ben Simpson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-05 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

William Desmond's original and creative work in metaphysics is attracting more and more attention from philosophers of religion. Putting Desmond in conversation with John D. Caputo, an important philosopher of religion from the Continental tradition, Christopher Ben Simpson casts new light on Desmond's complex, multifaceted, and nuanced thought. The comparative
Down, Up, and Over
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Dwight N. Hopkins
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Fortress Press

"First reconstructs the culutral matrix of African American religion, a total way of life formed by Protestantism, American culture, and the institution of slavery (1619-1865). Whites from Europe and Blacks from Africa arrived with specific, differing views of God, faith, and humanity. Hopkins recreates their worldviews and shows how white
Bound to Be Free
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Reinhard Hutter
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-20 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

"Bound to Be Free" explores the scriptural concepts of church ("ekklesia"), freedom ("eleutheria"), and truthful speech ("parrhesia"), showing not only that the proper meanings of three concepts interpenetrate one another but also that rending them asunder lies at the root of Christian division today. According to Reinhard Hutter, the crucial
Die Familie im neuen Europa
Language: de
Pages: 358
Authors: Gerhard Höver
Categories: Families
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

Familienpolitik im neuen Europa bedarf einer Leitidee, welche einerseits die vielfältigen kulturellen und sozialgeschichtlichen Traditionen achtet, andererseits aber auch eine qualifizierte Verständigung ermöglicht, die der grundlegenden Bedeutung der Familie als "primärer Schule der Humanität" gerecht wird. Eine solche Idee kann nicht extern entwickelt und vorgeschrieben werden, sondern indem man der
Walking on Water
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Madeleine L'Engle
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-11 - Publisher: Convergent Books

In this classic book, Madeleine L'Engle addresses the questions, What makes art Christian? What does it mean to be a Christian artist? What is the relationship between faith and art? Through L'Engle's beautiful and insightful essay, readers will find themselves called to what the author views as the prime tasks