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The Jesus Seminar's search for the authentic sayings of Jesus: An examination of phase one of the seminar's quest for the historical Jesus
During a six year period the Jesus Seminar evaluated 1,544 versions of 518 different sayings. The goal was to determine the authenticity of these sayings according to various degrees of historical reliability. The results ...
Chains of virtue: Seventeenth-century saints in Spanish colonial Lima
Seventeenth-century Lives of colonial saints in Peru reflect the Spanish colony's growing independence and changing missionary strategies. Lives of saints Luis Bertran, Francis Solano, Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo, Juan ...
Solidarity with outsiders: The quest for common ground in theological ethics
Definitions of solidarity multiply as religious communities respond to concerns of the marginalized and the oppressed. Roman Catholic social teaching and Sharon Welch's communicative ethics are compared with the communitarian ...
Jesus' parables, language and the common world: A response to Dominic Crossan's theology of story
For the last decade Dominic Crossan has been at the forefront of the movement from an historical to a language-based paradigm for interpretation of the New Testament. Much of his work during this time has addressed the ...
The savage side: Reclaiming violent models of God
The goal of this work is to revive a version of natural theology, and to retheorize violence within a religious context in a way that accords with the multiple and varied, but universal human experience of violence in the ...
A THEOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF WESTERN VALUES AND AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY IN THE MOVEMENT FOR UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS (ETHICS)
Shortly before the close of World War II, the United Nations was established, stating as a central purpose the promotion and protection of a universal standard of human rights. Since that time, numerous other organizations ...