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La Vida Sacra

La Vida Sacra Author James Empereur
ISBN-10 9781461638551
Release 2006-10-12
Pages 344
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La Vida Sacra: Contemporary Hispanic Sacramental Theology is an original, insightful approach to the sacraments from the perspective and actual practice of Latinos over the centuries. It offers a distinctive take on the actual belief and enculturation of the sacraments in the Latino experience and context. As the newest book in the Celebrating Faith Series, it is ideal for theology courses, as well as directors of ministerial programs and their students who are looking to place Hispanic sacramentality in the larger framework of sacramental theology.

The Shared Parish

The Shared Parish Author Brett C. Hoover
ISBN-10 9781479854998
Release 2014-08-15
Pages 304
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As faith communities in the United States grow increasingly more diverse, many churches are turning to the shared parish, a single church facility shared by distinct cultural groups who retain their own worship and ministries. The fastest growing and most common of these are Catholic parishes shared by Latinos and white Catholics. Shared parishes remain one of the few institutions in American society that allows cultural groups to maintain their own language and customs while still engaging in regular intercultural negotiations over the shared space. This book explores the shared parish through an in-depth ethnographic study of a Roman Catholic parish in a small Midwestern city demographically transformed by Mexican immigration in recent decades. Through its depiction of shared parish life, the book argues for new ways of imagining the U.S. Catholic parish as an organization. The parish, argues Brett C. Hoover, must be conceived as both a congregation and part of a centralized system, and as one piece in a complex social ecology. The Shared Parish also posits that the search for identity and adequate intercultural practice in such parishes might call for new approaches to cultural diversity in U.S. society, beyond assimilation or multiculturalism. We must imagine a religious organization that accommodates both the need for safe space within distinct groups and for social networks that connect these groups as they struggle to respectfully co-exist.

Living beauty

Living beauty Author Alejandro Garcia-Rivera
ISBN-10 UVA:X030255912
Release 2008
Pages 201
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The Christian mystery, celebrated in the Roman Catholic liturgy, is a sensible mystery, and calls out for artistic expression. Living Beauty explores the Christian mystery and points to the need for a liturgical aesthetic as a means to encounter the divine mystery. A liturgical aesthetic gives an account of Christian worship in terms of a new set of categories that includes divine beauty, a theology of sensibility, and the new notion of a unitive revelatory experience.

Profane sacred

Profane   sacred Author Bridget A. Kevane
ISBN-10 0742543145
Release 2008
Pages 151
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Profane and Sacred analyzes the role of religion in Latino-American literature, exploring questions of cultural and community identity, theology, and spiritual practices.

Ausgew hlte Texte der Isis und Sarapis Religion

Ausgew  hlte Texte der Isis  und Sarapis Religion Author Maria Totti-Gemünd
ISBN-10 UCAL:B3938684
Release 1985
Pages 231
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Ausgew hlte Texte der Isis und Sarapis Religion has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Ausgew hlte Texte der Isis und Sarapis Religion also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Ausgew hlte Texte der Isis und Sarapis Religion book for free.

La vie d tienne le Jeune par tienne le Diacre

La vie d   tienne le Jeune par   tienne le Diacre Author Stephen (the Deacon)
ISBN-10 UOM:39015040532379
Release 1997
Pages 357
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The Life of Stephen the Younger is one of the rare sources for Byzantium in the 'Dark Ages' and one of the key witnesses to the history of Iconoclasm. This book presents a new edition of the text, together with a French translation and commentary, and an important introduction. Stephen was a hermit, killed in 765 at the order of the emperor Constantine V; his Life was written in 809, some forty years after the 7th Ecumenical Council, Nicaea II, at which Orthodoxy was affirmed. Professor Auzépy shows how the Life reflects the politics of the era, both those of the patriarchate on which the author depended, and of the female monastery near which Stephen had lived, and transforms the probable victim of a failed political plot into a Christ-like figure martyred by a diabolic emperor.La Vie d'Etienne le Jeune est une des rares sources sur l'histoire de Byzance durant le Haut Moyen-Age et un témoignage majeur de la querelle iconoclaste. Cet ouvrage, comprenant une importante introduction, présente une nouvelle édition du texte, accompagnée d'une traduction française annotée. Etienne est un ermite qui fut assassiné en 765 sur l'ordre de l'empereur Constantin V. Sa Vie fut écrite en 809, une quarantaine d'années après le septième concile Åcuménique de Nicée II, au cours duquel fut affirmé l'Orthodoxie. Le professeur Auzépy démontre comment la Vie reflète les enjeux politiques de cette époque, ceux du patriarcat dont l'auteur dépendait comme ceux du monastère de femmes auprès duquel Etienne a vécu, et comment la Vie transforme son héros, probablement mis à mort dans le cadre d'un complot, en une figure de saint moine martyrisé par un empereur diabolique.Winner of the Prix Charles Diehl de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres 1999.

Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum

Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum  Author Wilhelm Dittenberger
ISBN-10 1533511837
Release 2016-05-28
Pages 462
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Sylloge inscriptionum Graecarum - Vol. III by Wilhelm Dittenberger. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in 1901 and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written notes.