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Abdolkarim Soroush  

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
Abdolkarim Soroush founded one of the most important intellectual movements in Iran. This article traces the development of his thought through three distinct periods: (1) a critique of ... More

Abraham Heschel  

Susannah Heschel

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Mar 2021
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Feb 2021
The friendship between Abraham Joshua Heschel and Reinhold Niebuhr was both personal and intellectual. Neighbours on the Upper West Side of New York City, they walked together in Riverside ... More

Abraham Kuyper’s Lectures on Calvinism  

Richard J. Mouw

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Oct 2020
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Oct 2020
Abraham Kuyper’s Lectures on Calvinism make available in printed form his 1898 Stone Lectures delivered at Princeton Theological Seminary, locating ‘Calvinism’ amongst other major ... More

Abū Hāshim al-Jubbāʾī’s (d. 321/933) Theory of ‘States’ (aḥwāl) and its Adaption by Ashʿarite Theologians  

Jan Thiele

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Mar 2016
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Mar 2014
This chapter discusses the notion of ‘states’ (aḥwāl) in Muʿtazilite and Ashʿarite theology. The concept was borrowed from linguistics by the Muʿtazilite theologian Abū Hāshim al-Jubbāʾī ... More

Aesthetics  

William Dyrness and Christi Wells

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Feb 2021
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Feb 2021
Edwards’s aesthetics grounded in the ongoing work of God communicated in creation, not only lies at the centre of his thought but is increasingly recognized as one of his most original ... More

Aesthetics and the Arts in Relation to Natural Theology  

Frank Burch Brown

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter examines the significance of aesthetics and the arts to natural theology, first discussing ways that natural theology can circumvent the evident religiosity of certain kinds of art. It ... More

Africa  

Adriaan C. Neele

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Feb 2021
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Feb 2021
Jonathan Edwards’s attention to Africa cannot go unnoticed, as articulated in his A History of the Work of Redemption. Less attention, however, has been given to the reception of Edwards’s ... 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 American ... More

African American History and African American Theology  

Stephen C. Finley

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Aug 2014
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Jul 2014
The history of African Americans is important in the formation of, but presents a challenge to, black theology. African American history provided a lens through which to view the world and ... More

African American Religious Experience  

M. Shawn Copeland

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Aug 2014
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Jul 2014
African American religious experience refers to conscious responsiveness to the holy or to divinity or to an existential sense of mystery and ultimacy. It emerges from complex ... More

African American Theology and the American Hemisphere  

Josef Sorett

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Aug 2014
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Jul 2014
According to James Baldwin, Christianity and colonialism are intertwined in the institutional marginalization of black and brown people worldwide. He also argued that the discourses of ... More

African American Theology and the Global Economy  

Anthony G. Reddie

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Aug 2014
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Jul 2014
This essay explores the contribution that African American theology, through black theology and womanist theology, has made in challenging the workings and ethics of the global economy, ... More

African American Theology and the Public Imaginary  

Willie Jennings

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Aug 2014
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Jul 2014
Diaspora refers to the spatial scattering of a people such as Africans, who were formed by fragmentation. Africans and other black peoples were forced to imagine the world through ... More

The African in African American Theology  

Peter J. Paris

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Aug 2014
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Jul 2014
This essay examines the relation between black theology and Africa, beginning with a discussion of the traditional regard that Africans in North America have had for their ancestral ... More

Afterword  

Francesca Aran Murphy

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Jun 2021
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Jun 2021
This Afterword attempts to summarize the main ways of interpreting revelation in this book. One group takes ‘revelation’ as a term which describes revelation as something which a group of ... More

al-Maʾmūn (r. 198/813–218/833) and the Miḥna  

Nimrod Hurvitz

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Mar 2016
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Mar 2014
Modern studies of the miḥna have focused on al-Ma’mun’s claim to spiritual authority. Basing itself on Ahmad ibn Hanbal’s interrogations and al-Ma’mun’s miḥna letters, this study focuses on ... More

‘Ali Shari‘Ati  

Shahrough Akhavi

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
This article analyzes the five main themes emerging from the thought of Iranian political activist and intellectual `Ali Shari`ati (1933–1977). These are (1) history as a dialectical ... More

American Foreign Policy  

Heather A. Warren

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Mar 2021
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Feb 2021
Reinhold Niebuhr’s ability to analyse the most fundamental aspects of human existence and reckon with them on the grandest scale has remained relevant for American foreign policy since the ... More

Amos  

J. Blake Couey

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Mar 2021
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Feb 2021
This essay engages various interpretations of Amos. Amos has conventionally been regarded as a paradigmatic prophet in scholarly and popular imagination, but recent scholarship has raised ... More

Analogy and the Fate of Reason  

William Desmond

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Mar 2019
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Aug 2016
This chapter explores a plurivocity in the meaning(s) of reason and analogy, and suggests a vocation for analogy if it is to redeem its plurivocal promise. Reason is understood differently ... More

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