Love Is The Higher Law
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|Author||: William Hosmer|
|Publsiher||: Scholarly Pub Office Univ of|
|Total Pages||: 206|
|ISBN 10||: UOMDLP:abj1326:0001.001|
Download The Higher Law, in Its Relations to Civil Government Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
|Author||: Samuel Thayer Spear|
|Total Pages||: 40|
|ISBN 10||: PRNC:32101072314105|
Download The Law-abiding Conscience, and the Higher Law Conscience Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
|Author||: Peter Wirzbicki|
|Publsiher||: University of Pennsylvania Press|
|Total Pages||: 336|
|ISBN 10||: 9780812252910|
Download Fighting for the Higher Law Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
In Fighting for the Higher Law, Peter Wirzbicki explores how important black abolitionists joined famous Transcendentalists to create a political philosophy that fired the radical struggle against American slavery. In the cauldron of the antislavery movement, antislavery activists, such as William C. Nell, Thomas Sidney, and Charlotte Forten, and Transcendentalist intellectuals, including Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, developed a "Higher Law" ethos, a unique set of romantic political sensibilities—marked by moral enthusiasms, democratic idealism, and a vision of the self that could judge political questions from "higher" standards of morality and reason. The Transcendentalism that emerges here is not simply the dreamy philosophy of privileged white New Englanders, but a more populist movement, one that encouraged an uncompromising form of politics among a wide range of Northerners, black as well as white, working-class as well as wealthy. Invented to fight slavery, it would influence later labor, feminist, civil rights, and environmentalist activism. African American thinkers and activists have long engaged with American Transcendentalist ideas about "double consciousness," nonconformity, and civil disobedience. When thinkers like Martin Luther King, Jr., or W. E. B. Du Bois invoked Transcendentalist ideas, they were putting to use an intellectual movement that black radicals had participated in since the 1830s..
|Author||: Steven V. Mazie|
|Publsiher||: Lexington Books|
|Total Pages||: 338|
|Genre||: Political Science|
|ISBN 10||: 0739114859|
Download Israel's Higher Law Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
In Israel's Higher Law, Steven V. Mazie draws on the voices of Israeli citizens to shed new light on the relationship between liberal democracy and religion. By analyzing Israelis' perspectives on a number of divisive issues--including Jewish state symbols, marriage law, public Sabbath observance and funding for religious education--Mazie identifies a rift between Israeli and American understandings of separation of religion and state and a gulf between Jewish and Arab citizens' visions for Israel's religion-state arrangement. Mazie's compelling study offers more valuable insight into these dilemmas than any publication to date and proposes new guidelines for resolving them. Israel's Higher Law is the definitive work on the tensions between religion and democracy in Israel. It is a must-read for anyone interested in politics and Jewish studies..
|Author||: Henry Drummond|
|Total Pages||: 249|
|Genre||: Body, Mind & Spirit|
|ISBN 10||: 9788027304226|
Download Natural Law in the Spiritual World & Love, the Greatest Thing in the World Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
In "Natural Law in the Spiritual World" author explores how the world of religion and spirituality relates to the physical world and argues that faith was by no means in conflict with science. "Love the Greatest Thing in the World" - In his most famous work, the author meditates upon what he considers the greatest thing in the world—love..
|Author||: Henry Drummond|
|Total Pages||: 249|
|Genre||: Body, Mind & Spirit|
|ISBN 10||: EAN:4057664093585|
Download Love, the Greatest Thing in the World + Natural Law in the Spiritual World Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
"Love the Greatest Thing in the World" - In his most famous work, the author meditates upon what he considers the greatest thing in the world—love. In "Natural Law in the Spiritual World" author explores how the world of religion and spirituality relates to the physical world and argues that faith was by no means in conflict with science..
|Author||: Ronald W. Duty|
|Publsiher||: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing|
|Total Pages||: 382|
|Genre||: Church and social problems|
|ISBN 10||: 9780802872289|
Download On Secular Governance Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Based in part on a conference held at Valparaiso University's Chicago location at the Lutheran School of Theology, on March 27-28, 2014..
|Author||: Francis L. Gross|
|Publsiher||: Rowman & Littlefield|
|Total Pages||: 148|
|ISBN 10||: 1556122748|
Download Searching for God Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
A practical book for making good second starters in prayer, morality, choice of church, and questions of religious content, Searching for God is more concerned with choosing a good church than it is in finding the one, true church. It presents prayer as the beginning of contact with God and love as the foundation of morality..
|Author||: José-Manuel Barreto|
|Publsiher||: Cambridge Scholars Publishing|
|Total Pages||: 460|
|ISBN 10||: 9781443866453|
Download Human Rights from a Third World Perspective Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Globalization, interdisciplinarity, and the critique of the Eurocentric canon are transforming the theory and practice of human rights. This collection takes up the point of view of the colonized in order to unsettle and supplement the conventional understanding of human rights. Putting together insights coming from Decolonial Thinking, the Third World Approach to International Law (TWAIL), Radical Black Theory and Subaltern Studies, the authors construct a new history and theory of human rights, and a more comprehensive understanding of international human rights law in the background of modern colonialism and the struggle for global justice. An exercise of dialogical and interdisciplinary thinking, this collection of articles by leading scholars puts into conversation important areas of research on human rights, namely philosophy or theory of human rights, history, and constitutional and international law. This book combines critical consciousness and moral sensibility, and offers methods of interpretation or hermeneutical strategies to advance the project of decolonizing human rights, a veritable tool-box to create new Third-World discourses of human rights..
|Author||: Kenneth Morris Hamilton|
|Publsiher||: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press|
|Total Pages||: 260|
|ISBN 10||: 9781554586448|
Download The Doctrine of Humanity in the Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Reinhold Niebuhr was a twentieth-century American theologian who was known for his commentary on public affairs. One of his most influential ideas was the relating of his Christian faith to realism rather than idealism in foreign affairs. His perspective influenced many liberals and is enjoying a resurgence today; most recently Barack Obama has acknowledged Niebuhr’s importance to his own thinking. In this book, Kenneth Hamilton makes a claim that no other work on Niebuhr has made—that Niebuhr’s chief and abiding preoccupation throughout his long career was the nature of humankind. Hamilton engages in a close reading of Niebuhr’s entire oeuvre through this lens. He argues that this preoccupation remained consistent throughout Niebuhr’s writings, and that through his doctrine of humankind one gets a full sense of Niebuhr the theologian. Hamilton exposes not only the internal consistency of Niebuhr’s project but also its aporia. Although Niebuhr’s influence perhaps peaked in the mid-twentieth century, enthusiasm for his approach to religion and politics has never waned from the North American public theology, and this work remains relevant today. Although Hamilton wrote this thesis in the mid-1960s it is published here for the first time. Jane Barter Moulaison, in her editorial gloss and introduction, demonstrates the abiding significance of Hamilton’s work to the study of Niebuhr by bringing it into conversation with subsequent writings on Niebuhr, particularly as he is re-appropriated by twenty-first-century American theology..
|Author||: T. Michael W. Halcomb|
|Publsiher||: Wipf and Stock Publishers|
|Total Pages||: 244|
|ISBN 10||: 9781597525282|
Download Kingdom Rhetoric Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
This book, written to honor Ben Witherington III, is a collaborative effort from the New Testament department at Asbury Theological Seminary. Essays are offered by five New Testament faculty and five New Testament students who have completed or are currently in the process of completing the PhD program. It is our hope that readers of this volume, which is divided into five sections and covers the breadth of the New Testament canon, will be encouraged in their own explorations and research of the New Testament, much as Ben and his works have encouraged us. For those who know Ben, they will know the last year or so has been quite a difficult one for him and his family. On Wednesday, January 11, 2012, Christy Ann, the daughter of Ben and Ann, passed on unexpectedly. Today, there exists a scholarship fund in Christy's name, The Christy Ann Witherington Scholarship Fund, at Asbury Theological Seminary, and readers should be aware that 100 percent of the proceeds from this book will go to that scholarship fund to assist female students in Asbury's biblical studies program.Contributors:David R. Bauer, Joseph R. Dongell, T. Michael W. Halcomb, Craig S. Keener, Robert Brian Kidwell, Susann Liubinskas, Fredrick J. Long, Jason A. Myers, Judith Odor, Ruth Anne Reese.
|Author||: Ilsup Ahn|
|Publsiher||: Wipf and Stock Publishers|
|Total Pages||: 258|
|ISBN 10||: 9781556356346|
Download Position and Responsibility Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
What is the moral criterion for those who hold power positions and authority in governments, corporations, and institutions? Ahn answers this question by presenting the concept of the positional imperative. The positional imperative is an executive moral norm for those who hold power positions in political and economic organizations. By critically integrating the Neo-Kantian reconstructionism of Jÿrgen Habermas with the Neo-Augustinian reconstructionism of Reinhold Niebuhr, through the method of co-reconstruction, Ahn identifies the positional imperative as an executive moral norm embedded in all power positions: Act in such a way not only to abide by laws, but also to come by the approvals of those affected by your positional actions. By uncovering this executive moral norm, Ahn argues that a position holder is not just a professional working for the system, but a moral executive who is willing to take the responsibility of his or her positional actions..
|Author||: Elizabeth Fox-Genovese|
|Publsiher||: Cambridge University Press|
|Total Pages||: 843|
|ISBN 10||: 9780521850650|
Download The Mind of the Master Class Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
The Mind of the Master Class tells of America's greatest historical tragedy. A great many of the slaveholding men and women were intelligent, honorable, and pious; yet, these very people, admirable in so many ways, presided over a social system that proved itself an enormity and inflicted horrors on their slaves. Even now, there is much to be learned from their moral and political reflections on their times--and ours..
|Author||: Lauren N. Haumesser|
|Publsiher||: UNC Press Books|
|Total Pages||: 230|
|ISBN 10||: 9781469671444|
Download The Democratic Collapse Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
This fresh examination of antebellum politics comprehensively examines the ways that gender issues and gendered discourse exacerbated fissures within the Democratic Party in the critical years between 1856 and 1861. Whereas the cultural politics of gender had bolstered Democratic unity through the 1850s, the Lecompton crisis and John Brown's raid revealed that white manhood and its association with familial and national protection meant disparate—and ultimately incompatible—things in free and slave society. In fierce debates over the extension of slavery, gendered rhetoric hardened conflicts that ultimately led to the outbreak of the Civil War. Lauren Haumesser here traces how northern and southern Democrats and their partisan media organs used gender to make powerful arguments about slavery as the sectional crisis grew, from the emergence of the Republican Party to secession. Gendered charges and countercharges turned slavery into an intractable cultural debate, raising the stakes of every dispute and making compromise ever more elusive..
|Author||: John Phillips|
|Publsiher||: Kregel Academic|
|Total Pages||: 232|
|ISBN 10||: 0825433975|
Download Exploring Galatians Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
"John Phillips writes with enthusiasm and clarity, . . . cutting through the confusion and heretical dangers associated with Bible interpretation." --Moody Magazine.
|Author||: D.E. Paulk|
|Publsiher||: Spirit and Truth Sanctuary|
|Total Pages||: 477|
|ISBN 10||: 9781737045175|
Download Fully Awake 365: 365 Days That Will Challenge Your Mind, Channel Your Power and Change Your Life Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
You are about to embark on 365 days of a transformational journey that will radically shift your consciousness, awaken your creative capacity and summon your God-given power. Here is the beauty of vibration: D.E. & LaDonna think so much alike that we challenge you to see if you can decipher which one of them wrote which devotionals. These 365 Affirmations will Challenge Your Mind, Channel Your Power and Change Your Life. Each affirmation, teaching and affirmative prayer is designed to purposefully turn you within so you can powerfully create without. I am honored you would join us on the journey of becoming Fully Awake..