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Discursive Study of Religion: From States of the Mind to Communication and Action.

Subjects: *RELIGIOUS studies; *COMMUNICATION; *THEOLOGY

  • Source: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion. 2003, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p255-271. 17p.

  • Abstract: This article addresses the predicament of the academic study of religions and directs the debate into more fruitful fields of research. After a brief account ... Copyright of Method & Theory in the Study of Religion is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may ...

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Attentiveness to Nature in Learning Qigong in Norway.

Subjects: *QI gong; *CHINESE medicine; *EDUCATION

  • Source: Asian Medicine. 2017, Vol. 12 Issue 1/2, p56-85. 30p.

  • Abstract: This article discusses a style of medical qigong, called “Biyun qigong” 碧雲氣功 (Azure blue clouds qigong), that has become popular in Norway ... Copyright of Asian Medicine is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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Epicurus on 'Free Volition' and the Atomic Swerve.

Subjects: *ATOMIC swerve (Philosophy); *ANCIENT philosophy; *METAPHYSICAL cosmology

  • Source: Phronesis. Nov99, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p253-299. 47p.

  • Abstract: The central thesis of this paper is that Epicurus held that swerves of the constituent atoms of agents' minds cause the ... Copyright of Phronesis is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied or emailed to ...

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The Educational Qurʾan: "Maybe Youp Will Understand (laʿallakum taʿqilūn)".

Subjects: *ETYMOLOGY; *HISTORICAL lexicology; *ASCETICS

  • Source: Numen: International Review for the History of Religions. Oct2019, Vol. 66 Issue 5/6, p550-579. 30p. 6 Charts.

  • Abstract: This article addresses the Qurʾan in light of Peter Sloterdijk's etymologically founded understanding and elaboration of askēsis as "training" or "exercise." Approaching asceticism ... Copyright of Numen: International Review for the History of Religions is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content ...

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From Boxes and Cabinets to the Bibliotheca: Building the Jewish Library of the Ex-Conversos in Amsterdam, 1620–1665.

Subjects: *JEWISH libraries; *MARRANOS; *JEWSNETHERLANDS; AMSTERDAM (Netherlands)

  • Source: European Journal of Jewish Studies. 2019, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p43-76. 34p.

  • Abstract: In the early seventeenth century, members of Amsterdam's Portuguese Jewish community assembled a significant collection of Jewish—and especially Sephardi—literature that served as a ... Copyright of European Journal of Jewish Studies is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be ...

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Sowing Dragon's Teeth and Harvesting Fleas? – A Historical Inquiry into China's Education-Aid Programs since the 1970s.

Subjects: *EDUCATIONAL change; *CHINESE national character; *FEDERAL governmentCHINA

  • Source: African & Asian Studies. 2018, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p394-415. 22p.

  • Abstract: This paper reviews the historical evolution of China's education-aid programs. These specific programs are seemingly consistent with China's Copyright of African & Asian Studies is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied or ...

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Mosaic Paideia: The Law of Moses within Philo of Alexandria's Model of Jewish Education.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *HELLENISM; *JEWISH lawPHILO, of Alexandria, ca. 25 B.C.-ca. 50

  • Source: Journal for the Study of Judaism: In the Persian Hellenistic & Roman Period. 2017, Vol. 48 Issue 4/5, p480-505. 26p.

  • Abstract: Paideia is one of Philo's most consistent preoccupations. It was so thoroughly foundational for the Alexandrian that he built it into nearly every aspect of ... Copyright of Journal for the Study of Judaism: In the Persian Hellenistic & Roman Period is the property of Brill Academic Publishers

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Bullying in Canada in the 21st Century: The Moral Obligations of Parents, Teachers, Schools and Governments.

Subjects: *SCHOOL bullying -- Law & legislation; *CHILDREN'S rights; *HOMELESSNESSCANADA

  • Source: International Journal of Children's Rights. 2017, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p231-260. 30p.

  • Abstract: Despite an abundance of evidence-based intervention programmes available to schools across the country, childhood bullying persists in Canada. This paper looks at various types of ... Copyright of International Journal of Children's Rights is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be ...

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What does it Mean to Call the Monasteries of Gaza a 'School'? A Reassessment of Dorotheus' Intellectual Identity.

Subjects: *MONASTERIES; *INTELLECTUAL life; *GROUP identity

  • Source: Vigiliae Christianae. 2017, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p59-84. 26p.

  • Abstract: This paper investigates the pedagogic theory and practice reflected in the Instructions of Dorotheus of Gaza. Recent scholarship has emphasised the school-like character of Palestinian ... Copyright of Vigiliae Christianae is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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Human Rights: Why Countries Differ.

  • Source: Comparative Sociology. 2018, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p29-69. 41p. 7 Diagrams, 4 Charts.

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