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Kavita Mudan Finn

, Meg crossed the room and peered out. Somewhere, at the far end of the vertiginous drop to Park Avenue, she could see a growing crowd of people clustered around the smashed pulp that had once been Police Chief Bill Hastings. ‘Oh, Jesus Fucking Christ

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Bilal Tawfiq Hamamra

herself beyond the rhetoric of mourning into one of political activism. Speech is important in the process of translating herself from oppressed victim to a Christ-like martyr. Ros Ballaster proposes that ‘Iphigenia dramatically identifies the importance

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Enis Sulstarova

Christians and Christ by claiming that Christ was neither a holy man nor a god, but rather a prophet like all the others. The early Muslims believed that there was only one true god for all humanity. Thus, the Muslim Arabs and other peoples who embraced the

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Alex Link

would like us to believe this. Like Jack the Ripper, Hawksmoor’s churches are convenient spectacles of disavowal; they intimate that the causes of inequality are ineffable and natural, rather than obvious, ubiquitous and political. Christ Church

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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

of IS in contemporaneity—may be thought the thing that is truly central. Indeed, scholars now have significant doubts as to whether the most famous of all the images purportedly destroyed by the Byzantine iconoclasts, the mosaic of Christ over the

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Tracey Reimann-Dawe

specifically Western and also Christian norms at regular intervals in Africa. Influenced by Enlightenment thought, progress-oriented attitudes reduced the importance allocated to the “time of Christ” in European society. 15 Enlightenment secularization

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Invoking a World of Ideas

Theory and Interpretation in the Justification of Colonialism

David Boucher

Natural Rights and could be overridden by the mission of the Church to propagate the teachings of Christ. On the question of public sovereignty, Innocent IV determined infidels had the right to constitute their own governments, and rule themselves, but

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Cary J. Nederman

of Christ, no exercise of political jurisdiction by the great empires of the past (especially Rome) was legitimate. Instead, their rulers, on account of their infidelity, were by definition tyrants, because they did not and could not hold their

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At the Root of Learned Travel

New Science, the ‘Other’ and Imperialism in the Early Philosophical Transactions

Manuela D’Amore

in the Middle East. His long paragraph on the Persians’ idea of Christ, though, was a metaphor for the Society’s contradictory attitude towards other civilizations: They confess that Christ was born of a pure spotless Virgin, the Virgin Mary, chosen

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Sponsoring Ways of Being

Adolescent Boys’ Religious Literacy Practices

Deborah Vriend Van Duinen

’s case, his dad saw the book as an opportunity to see and talk about a “Christ figure.” In Jamal’s case, these books were representative of something that did not align with his family’s religious beliefs and practices. The ways Jamal and Eric were