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Published: 23 February 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385523-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8552-3
... k 1 TALKING TO GOD—AND GOD TALKING BACK Historian Leigh Eric Schmidt, in beginning his masterful Hearing Things: Religion, Illusion and the American Enlightenment, remarks on a friend who ‘‘half in jest, described this...
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-084
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...On God and Ancestors Ndukwana kaMbengwana James Stuart (1868–1942) was born in the British colony of Natal. As a young man, he became fluent in Zulu and served in the Native Affairs Department as an inter- preter before becoming a magistrate and later assistant secretary for native affairs...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...The Problem of God Robert Moffat Robert Moffat (1795–1883) and his wife, Mary, left the Cape for South Africa’s in- terior in 1820, settling at Kuruman near the Vaal River among Setswana-­speaking peoples. He continued missionizing in South Africa for another fifty years. Moffat’s...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika (God Bless Africa) Enoch Sontonga and Samuel E. Mqhayi Versions of this hymn are sung across much of southern Africa, in various lan- guages. “Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika” was first composed in the final years of the nine- teenth century by Enoch Sontonga, a Methodist...
Published: 11 June 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382355-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8235-5
... Rosaura Sanchez Ideological Discourses in Arturo Islas's The Rain God Literature is a cultural and semiotic practice. As such it provides through signifying practices an ideological representation of culture, what, to rephrase Lotman and Uspenskii (1985,30), we could...
Published: 03 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394075-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9407-5
... ∞≠ Grace Kyungwon Hong Fun with Death and Dismemberment Irony, Farce, and the Limits of Nationalism in Oscar Zeta Acosta’s The Revolt of the Cockroach People and Ana Castillo’s So Far from God na Castillo’s novel So Far from God (1993, 19) begins: A‘‘La Loca was only three years...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387657-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8765-7
... x ∑ god Mysticism and Radicalism at the End of the Nineteenth Century At the end of the nineteenth century numerous...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... the boys, thus indoctrinated, said they did not want them to come in. But they entered by force, and they took the images and carried them away. CHAPTER XXVI Concerning what happened to the images and the miracle God worked to show his power Having left the chapel, those men threw the images...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... 4 GOD MAKES NO DIFFERENCE IN COLOR AZUSA’S TRANSGRESSIVE SOCIAL SPACE gastón espinosa PARHAM, RACE, AND THE BATTLE FOR PENTECOST Seymour’s multi-racial-ethnic revival was growing by leaps and...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... Spirit, we want to have a clear knowledge of justification by faith according to the Bible. Rom. 5:1, “Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,” faith that all our actual sins may be washed away. Actual sin means committed sin. And then the second...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-111
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
...366 PART II God is bestowing power to prophesy, the sick are healed, demons cast out, and the saints are pressing on for more of God. . . . 82. LILLIAN GARR Alfred (1874–1944) and Lillian Garr left the Burning Bush Holiness de...
Published: 12 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399070-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9907-0
... chapter 8 Meta phor, Metonymy, and Voice in Their Eyes Were Watching God Not so very long ago, meta phor and metonymy burst into prominence as the salt and pepper, the Laurel and Hardy, the yin and yang, and often the Scylla and Charybdis of literary theory. Then, just as...
Published: 19 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388999-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8899-9
... 3 God and the Other in the Self-Recognition of Imperial Man In this chapter we continue our ascent to a mode of criticism that re- veals the inhuman pathologies of social structures and orders of...
Published: 11 October 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393504-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9350-4
... 3 S ldrso ofi e God Together and Apart Many attributed Abdoulaye’s success in founding and expanding Jeunes sans frontières to his charisma, and I have found that most of the community groups that...
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By Allen Wells
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392057-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9205-7
... /   s e v e n   / Playing God I know of course: it’s simply luck / that I’ve survived so many friends. But last night in a dream / I heard those friends say of me: “Survival of the fittest” / And I...
Published: 02 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391036-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9103-6
...Chapter One ‘‘GOD MADE THE WORLD AND THE DUTCH MADE HOLLAND’’ In Europe we are not so concerned with one’s work. . . . You know for us the character of a person matters more. —quoted in Scott Haas, Are We There Yet? An elaboration of some aspects of...
Published: 09 February 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386964-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8696-4
.... Throughout her min- istry, she has continued her fight for justice, particularly justice for women and lesbians. This sermon contains a central testimony of her workI believe we are compelled and empowered to risk whatever we must risk to create, with God, a climate in which all people can be who they are...
Published: 09 February 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386964-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8696-4
... from daily life and ends in a strong, theological affirmation of the sustaining grace of God. Hardin even ties in Girl Scout Sunday and a group of visiting Girl Scouts with the First Sunday of Lent! God under Pressure March 8, 1987 grady h. hardin...
Published: 18 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388135-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8813-5
...12 The Kingdom of God in America LANGUAGE OF FAITH, LANGUAGE OF NATION, LANGUAGE OF EMPIRE Religion has played a central role in American public life from the first settlement to the present day. In this chapter I want to consider one highly significant way in which religion has...