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"The Building of the Wall": Historical and theological reflections on the American experiment in church and state
Two centuries after its formulation, the American doctrine of the separation of Church and State yet remains a continuing source of controversy and confusion for many. For the interpretation of that idea--as embodied in ...
Avatara and incarnation: A paradigm analysis and comparison of their respective meanings in the Bhagavadgita and in the Gospel of John
This study attempts a critical comparison of avatara and incarnation in the Bhagavadgita and in the Fourth Gospel on the basis of Kuhnian paradigm analysis. From this perspective, we argue that substantial similarities ...
MYTH AND RITUAL, DIVINITY AND AUTHORITY IN BEMBA TRADITION: AN ANALYSIS OF THEIR ORAL FEATURES AND OF THEIR HERMENEUTICAL TRANSFORMATION BY LITERACY (BANTU; RHODESIA)
This case study of Bemba tradition employs media analyses of scholars such as Walter Ong and Jack Goody, who delineate significant differences in consciousness and culture, resulting from oral peoples' auditory sensitivities ...
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 ...