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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 86–111.
Published: 01 September 2003
... militancy in the name of the one-and-only “true God,” the God of Abra- ham, that is, the Hebrew patriarch par excellence. Both fanatical faiths recognized as relevant God’s first revelation to the Hebrews through Abra- ham and the election of them as the “chosen people.” But they were quick to point out...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 March 2008
...? When did the Greek Gods become “myths” and their people, the most highly evolved in the Mediterranean, “pagans?” Why are their statues mutilated and their temples smashed? Why was so much of their knowledge destroyed? This book tells the secret story of the Greek geno- 1. Christos C...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
... out the details of “the passion of philosophy,” that is, what happened to Hellenic philosophy in Christian Europe, Vallianatos’s book came to address such larger questions as, What happened to the Greeks? When did the Greek Gods become “myths” and their people, the most highly evolved...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 75–94.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the Olympics in the late fourth century after its life of some 1,169 years. The Hellenes started the Olympics to honor Zeus, father of both gods and people, and to remind themselves of their common culture. It was an athletic event and a Panhellenic religious and political celebration of athletic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 12–21.
Published: 01 September 2002
... peoples and all faiths. We are one nation under God—whose God or what God? We don’t say. We don’t say for a reason. We accept and respect each individual’s right to pray to the God in which he or she believes. That is what the bin Ladens of this world fear...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 12–23.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... With the biblical notion evidently in mind that a king must obey the law to prolong his days in his kingdom, they said this about the rule of Philip II: As it is apparent to all that a prince is constituted by God to be ruler of a people, to defend them from oppression and violence as the shepherd his...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 105–130.
Published: 01 June 2014
... norms that do not lead to cultural practices that minimize corruption. Protestantism, especially the Calvinist version, believes that individuals are personally responsible to God and that it is up to each individual to avoid sin and punishment. Achievement and virtue are likely to please God...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 37–60.
Published: 01 June 2007
... assassins, threatened their Syrian patron. A threat to the Syrian regime was a threat to Hezbollah and its autonomy in southern Lebanon, where the Party of God faced Israel. How, therefore, could Syria and Hezbollah turn the tables on Lebanon’s “new majority” and its foreign backers? Provoking...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., some women find the justification for an education from religion. Zoepf notes the follow- ing about Enas, a seventeen-­year-­old: “God, she said, had caused her to love science and to take an interest in genetics. . . . We believe that our studies are also a way of serving God.” Furthermore...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2011
... statement: “We may forgive, but we will not forget.” Copyright 2011 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2011 The Birth of a Nation Salva Kiir Mayardit I welcome you all to this historic event in the name of Almighty God and in the name...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 62–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
... legitimized their rule by pro- moting the king as the representation of God on earth; heads of state came to power as a result of fraudulent elections and proclaimed their authority as the public mandate; and others presented themselves as guardians of the dispos- sessed by parroting socialist rhetoric...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 93–96.
Published: 01 December 2010
... century. Only one copy exists, and that in Spain’s National Library in Madrid. Central to this story is Aristotle speaking to Alexander “about the afterlife and God’s judgment. . . . [The] question here is not about death per se, but also about the value of one’s actions and fear of God...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 97–100.
Published: 01 December 2010
... century. Only one copy exists, and that in Spain’s National Library in Madrid. Central to this story is Aristotle speaking to Alexander “about the afterlife and God’s judgment. . . . [The] question here is not about death per se, but also about the value of one’s actions and fear of God...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
... ment, or nass. The imam is the one who rules by the will of God and in the name of God. In the absence of the imam, the faithful follow the advice of the mujta- hids, those who interpret. The ayatollahs are the guides and guardians of the Shi9i people. Like the imams themselves, the mujtahids...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Andreas would not be happy. . . . The need to dominate, to be Number One, was surely flowering in his Greek soul. And I, as wife of Number One, was not being what had been ordained by God, by all of the gods: a dutiful wife and mother, guardian of the home and family. As a silent and sub- ordinate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 160–163.
Published: 01 September 2005
... differences between democratic rule and what a fundamentalist Islamist would consider proper governance. The Islamist belief is that a country’s affairs should be governed by God’s rule, not by what is popular at the moment. The Ten Commandments are command- ments, not statutes enacted...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 163–166.
Published: 01 September 2005
... a fundamentalist Islamist would consider proper governance. The Islamist belief is that a country’s affairs should be governed by God’s rule, not by what is popular at the moment. The Ten Commandments are command- ments, not statutes enacted by a representative body. Thus, the best government is that which...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 166–170.
Published: 01 September 2005
... differences between democratic rule and what a fundamentalist Islamist would consider proper governance. The Islamist belief is that a country’s affairs should be governed by God’s rule, not by what is popular at the moment. The Ten Commandments are command- ments, not statutes enacted...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 10–21.
Published: 01 December 2009
...- haps God is on our side, but we end up, as in Iraq, trying to prove this in very ungodly ways. A sounder view of a healthy international community would be one where God has assumed the role of the ultimate arbiter of human affairs but plays no favorites — each of the three major monotheistic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 122–125.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and the Koran, supposedly revealed to this illiterate man by God, have been the model for education in Egypt and everywhere else in the Muslim world. Cochran admits that religious educa- tion has been the key to political power. Chapter three traces Islamic education from 1250 to 1882. Cochran claims...