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Activist Christians, the Human Rights Movement, and Democratization in Latin America  

Nick Rowell

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
This chapter is a critical literature review of recent social science research describing and analyzing the participation of Christian churches in various phases of the human rights ... More

Ethos and Community  

David G. Horrell

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Apr 2014
Paul saw himself as apostle to the Gentiles, and his mission consisted in founding communities of believers in cities across the Roman Empire. This chapter first outlines recent scholarship ... More

Liberation Theology: History and Trends  

Phillip Berryman

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
In the 1960s, young Latin American theologians proposed that the circumstances of their continent—overwhelmingly poor and Catholic—raised questions that required their own theology. These ... More

Marriage and Sexual Relations in the New Testament World  

William Loader

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Nov 2014
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Mar 2014
After a brief overview of the social context and role of marriage and sexuality in Jewish and Greco-Roman cultures, the chapter traces the impact of the Genesis creation narratives, ... More

Piety, Prayer, and Worship in Luther’s View of Daily Life  

Carter Lindberg

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Apr 2014
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Dec 2013
Decisive for Luther's understanding of the praxis of Christian piety was the proclamation of the gospel of justification by faith. Trust in Christ, his gift to believers, elicits their ... More

Religion and Violence in Christian Traditions  

Lloyd Steffen

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Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter investigates the theological justifications for violence within the sources of the Christian traditions, and also reports the symbolic representations of violence in the ... More

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