This moment quantity of accumulated stories by way of the Munich outdated testomony student, Christoph Levin, is constituted of 17 essays. an incredible concentration of this quantity is on previous testomony hermeneutics and theology. different papers learn the editorial historical past of the Pentateuch, the ebook of Kings, the Prophetic Books, and the Psalms. Chapters also are dedicated to in-depth analyses of the literary historical past of the books of Genesis, Kings, and Jonah.
By Alexandra Cuffel, Brian Britt
This e-book compares transferring formulations of gender, interfaith, and ethnic relatives within the close to East, Europe, the Americas, and Africa from antiquity to the 19th century. individuals handle 3 components in pre-modern gender, spiritual, and cultural encounters: depictions of gay and transgendered behaviors, conceptualizations of femininity and masculinity, and the marriageability of ethnic and spiritual minorities.
This ebook bargains a accomplished investigative learn of the argument realisation of the options of causative goal, enable, let/allow and transfer in a huge cross-linguistic typologically diversified mixture of languages with supply, GET, TAKE, positioned, and enable verbs. This quantity stands because the first systematic exploration of those verbs and ideas as they ensue in complicated occasions and clauses. This publication brings jointly students and researchers from quite a few functionally encouraged theoretical backgrounds that experience labored on those verbs inside of one language or from a cross-linguistic point of view. the target is to appreciate the linguistic behaviour of the verbs and their inter-relationships inside of a modern cognitive-functional linguistic viewpoint. The languages represented contain Irish, German, Slavic (West Slavic: Polish, Czech, Slovak and Sorbian and Western South Slavic: Slovenian and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian), Germanic, Romance, Gan chinese language Yichun dialect, Māori, Bohairic Coptic, Shaowu chinese language, Hebrew, English, Lithuanian, Estonian, the Australian dialects Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara, Italian, and Persian. themes mentioned comprise argument constitution and the encoding of arguments lower than causation, permission and transferverbs, their lexical semantics and occasion constitution.
Frank Neubert geht der Frage nach, wie faith als Kategorie und wie Gegenstände und Akteure der sozialen Umwelt als faith oder religiös diskursiv konstituiert werden. Im Fokus stehen die dabei aktivierten Differenzen und die Frage nach den Positionen der Akteure in diesen Diskursen. Dabei wird auch das Spektrum unterschiedlicher – teilweise diametral entgegengesetzter – Klassifikationen, der mit ihnen verbundenen Hierarchisierungen und ihrer historischen, sozialen und politischen Auswirkungen in den Blick genommen. Der Autor schlägt einen diskursiven Zugang vor, um mit der Kategorie faith wissenschaftlich umgehen zu können, ohne selbst faith definieren, Gegenstände klassifizieren und damit eine place im untersuchten Diskurs einnehmen zu müssen.
By Thomas F. Farr
Almost each difficulty spot on this planet has a few kind of spiritual part. One desire simply reflect on Iraq and Afghanistan, Iran, Israel and Palestine, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Russia, and China, to call yet a number of. Looming in the back of nationwide matters, in fact, is the matter of neighborhood Islamist extremism and transnational Islamist terrorism. In all of those sectors, non secular tensions, rules and actors are of significant geo-political significance to the USA. but, argues Thomas Farr, our international coverage is gravely handicapped through an lack of ability to appreciate the position of faith both nationally or globally. there's a robust disinclination in American international relations to contemplate spiritual components in any respect, both as a part of the matter or a part of the answer. during this enticing and well-written insider account, Farr bargains a heavily reasoned argument that non secular freedom, the liberty to perform one's personal faith in deepest and in public, is a vital prerequisite for a good, sturdy democratic society. If the U.S. desires to foster democracy that lasts, he says, it needs to specialise in fostering spiritual liberty, specifically in its public manifestations, accurately restricted in a manner that advances the typical reliable. even if we ourselves have constructed a remarkably winning version of spiritual freedom, our international coverage favors an competitive secularism that's at odds with the yank version. it's crucial, says Farr, that we take an strategy that acknowledges the good value of faith in people's lives.