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‘A Cloud of Witnesses’: Tractarians and Tractarian Ventures  

James Pereiro

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Jun 2017
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Jul 2017
The leaders of the Oxford Movement were supported by a cast of friends and disciples who made important contributions to the ideas and initiatives associated with the Movement. Most of ... More

The Abrahamic Religions as a Modern Concept  

Mark Silk

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
The modern concept of the Abrahamic religions has roots in Christian theology, the academic study of the Near East, and the study of Islam. In the nineteenth century, Protestant ... More

The Acts of the Apostles, Narrative, and History  

Rubén René Dupertuis

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Jun 2016
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Nov 2015
The Acts of the Apostles offers a kind of sequel to Gospel of Luke, telling the story of the spread of the Jesus movement through the activities of key leaders, beginning in Jerusalem, ... More

Adam and the Making of Masculinity  

Eric Thurman

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Jun 2016
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Dec 2015
The narrative(s) in Genesis 1–3 is a foundational text for Western discourse on gender and sexuality. To date, studies of biblical masculinities have virtually ignored the biblical first ... More

The African American Christian Tradition  

Sylvester Johnson

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Aug 2014
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Jul 2014
African American liberation theology emerged in the 1960s as a genuinely Christian discourse. Black theology arose in response to divisive questions about the leadership of African ... More

African Initiated Churches as Vehicles of Earth-Care in Africa  

Marthinus L. Daneel

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Nov 2006
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Sep 2009
In the post-chimurenga years of independent Zimbabwe, the African Initiated Churches (AICs) heeded the prophetic call to earth-keeping. They joined forces with practitioners of traditional ... More

African-American Methodism  

William B. Gravely

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Sep 2011
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Jan 2010
The eighteenth-century evangelical revival in the American colonies gave Africans settings to claim some free space in their lives. Evangelists were delighted that their converts responded ... More

Afterword: The Oxford Movement Today— ‘The Things that Remain’  

Colin Podmore

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Jun 2017
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Jul 2017
The primary legacy of the Oxford Movement was the Catholic Movement within the Church of England. Between 1900 and 1960 that Movement grew and diversified, but remained undivided. However, ... More

The Ambivalence of Catholic Politics in Latin America: Institutions, Ideology, and Interests  

Amy Edmonds

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Sep 2015
The Catholic Church in Latin America has played far-reaching and diverse roles in the political sphere. In the 1970s and 1980s, Catholic leaders used the Church’s prestige and its ... More

American Bible Bindings and Formats  

Seth Perry

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Jan 2018
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Nov 2017
This chapter offers an overview of the history and historiography of some of the nonverbal aspects of American Bibles, focusing on format, bindings, and paper. These features of Bibles ... More

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