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Freedom, Salvation, Redemption

Theologies of Political Asylum

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

rejected” ( Sherwood 2016 ). According to several MPs, immigration officials interrogated refugees applying for asylum on the grounds of conversion to Christianity on “Bible trivia.” Another report confirmed that “interviewers sometimes asked Christians to

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Albert H. Friedlander

An American Appreciation

Amy-Jill Levine

dialogue between Jews and Christians does well to understand not only action but also motivation. Some Christians seek to convert Jews to Christianity not out of hatred for Jews and Judaism, but out of love (however misguided) for both. When he served as

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Marc Saperstein and Ruth Scott

derived by certain Jews in this context, along with the disdain for Christianity to be found in some contemporary Jewish writings, stimulated efforts by pious Christian writers and the artists who illustrated their works to foster attitudes of contempt

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Narratives of the Invisible

Autobiography, Kinship, and Alterity in Native Amazonia

Vanessa Elisa Grotti and Marc Brightman

the context of emerging indigenous spiritualities through conversion to Christianity. Protestant evangelical missionaries have a particular interest in testimonies that is based on a long tradition. 12 With discernible roots in the biblical parable

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Commitment, Convergence, Alterity

Muslim-Christian Comparison and the Politics of Distinction in the Netherlands

Daan Beekers

burgeoning anthropologies of Islam and Christianity, recent years have seen a rich and expanding body of ethnographic work on European Muslims and Christians, respectively. This literature often moves beyond the focus on integration or secularization and

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Abin Chakraborty

authenticity of Christianity, the accounts of cultural alterity in the narratives reveal several moments of anxiety and avenues of dialogical critique that locate the author in an interstitial space monopolized by neither the claims of race nor the demands of

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Jonathan Magonet

danger of remaining too particularist and of failing to grasp the universality of its experience of God. Whether Jews need Christianity to avoid the danger that they ‘remain too particularist and fail to grasp the universality of its experience of God

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Hierarchy, Value, and the Value of Hierarchy

Naomi Haynes and Jason Hickel

social good? More specifically, how have societies reimagined and reconfigured the ideas and institutions of Christianity, democracy, and development—which have figured so often in social theory as forces for egalitarianism and individualism—to suit their

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John D. Rayner, Henry F. Skirball, and Colette Kessler

hand there are those who have received no Jewish education and so seek in Christianity or Marxism or other philosophies a means of satisfying their craving for mysticism or for social justice. To these two extreme types, as to all others, the Jewish

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John H. Gillespie, Marcos Norris, and Nik Farrell Fox

to outline his theological inheritance, beginning with a short biographical introduction which outlines his early rejection of Christianity, in reaction to the problem of evil, in favour of personal freedom. The interrelation between theology