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Catholicism, Revolution, and Counter-Revolution in Twentieth-Century Latin America  

Stephen J. C. Andes

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
Revolution divided Roman Catholics during the twentieth century in Latin America. Although Catholic activists formed ranks on all sides of Latin America’s social conflict, revolutionary ... More

Eschatology and Politics  

Stephen H. Webb

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Dec 2007
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Sep 2009
No theologian has done more to show the political significance of eschatology than Jürgen Moltmann. For Moltmann, the subject matter of all theology should be focused on hope, and ... More

Medieval Jewry In Christendom  

Ram Ben-Shalom

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
This article begins in the early Middle Ages, and specifically addresses questions concerning the economic and political situation of Jewry in Western Europe. The period of the high Middle ... More

Millennialism in the Caribbean  

Barry Chevannes

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
The Rastafari of Jamaica represents the main millennial force in the Caribbean, which derives its impetus from European racism. This article deals with the advent of the Rastafari movement ... More

Progressive Millennialism  

W. Michael Ashcraft

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
Millennial optimism finds its expression in the progressive brand. It believes in a “changed” world wherein everything is in their ideal state. It is not expressly non-violent or in any ... More

Radical Millennial Movements in Contemporary Judaism in Israel  

Yaakov Ariel

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
Repeated defeats at the hands of the Romans and the subsequent pan-European migration made the Jewish people pragmatic and their religion, rid off radical traits, with the exception of ... 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

Religion in the Balkan Wars  

Vjekoslav Perica

This article examines the roles of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church in Croatia, and the Islamic religious authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1991–1995 war inWestern ... More

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