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David Geiringer

, acknowledgements or references. Presumably such details are seen as irrelevant to the form, rendering intellectual analysis mere theo-journalism and thereby diluting the credentials of the study. This approach to religion came of age, or at least found a grown-up name, in the period this book focuses on. ‘Methodological agnosticism’ was a term coined by Ninian Smart in the late 1960s and

in The Pope and the pill
Hayyim Rothman

(Tamaret 1929 , 6)’ in the name of some presumed common good relative to which the value of their own lives is subordinated. If before neither the forces of nature nor the forces of heaven, modern man negates himself before the forces of nationalism, statism, and patriotism through militarism. Ultra-orthodoxy versus Zionism: two sides of the same coin Although they disagree on how to heal it, ultra-orthodox communities and the Zionist movement agree that galut , exile, is ultimately a ‘festering wound (Tamaret 1992 , 87)’ in

in No masters but God
Joseph Hardwick

readers, ‘was not New South Wales’. 23 Resentment against the power of urban centres, and elites, was commonplace among rural settler communities in Australia and South Africa after 1850. An Australian historian has coined the term ‘country-mindedness’ to describe a sense of rural solidarity that was born from feelings of cultural and political difference. This brand of Australian physiocratic agrarianism was founded on the belief that agriculture was ennobling and that the struggles of country people was the bedrock of

in Prayer, providence and empire
Stephen Penn

, according to the spirit of sanctification, by the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ from the dead.’ 47 The latter is an Anglicisation of the Latin term discalceatus (barefoot). 48 This is a Greek rendering of the Aramaic term kefa , stone. 49 A compound coined by Wyclif to describe scholars who, in his opinion, had fallen victim to fashionable philosophical trends that could only hamper their pursuit of knowledge. 50 Peter is treated as Prince of the Apostles

in John Wyclif
Stephen Penn

of a lord to govern his house, just as God governs created things (of which it is said, in Baruch 3[:24], ‘O Israel, how great is the house of God’). Alternatively, as others suggest, domus is derived etymologically from do (I give) and minas (coins). 6 In either case, it seems that the term properly pertains to a rational nature, as in the case also of the verbs give, bestow, buy, sell , and words that refer to other free acts of lordship. Therefore it does not follow that non-rational beings, in their use of things and foodstuffs, have lordship over

in John Wyclif