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Michael Tilly

anti- Jewish argumentation of the political agitator and writer William Marr in his programmatic pamphlet „Der Judenspiegel“ („The Jewish Mirror“, Hamburg 1862). Attention will be paid in particular to the events and procedures within the contemporary Jewish community in Hamburg. The „Judenspiegel

Amazing Grace

How Sweet the Sound

Ediert von Amy Van Dyke

“Amazing Grace” is a song that has inspired millions. From its inception, the words of this beloved hymn have struck a chord across cultures and generations. The author, John Newton, could not have known the impact his words would have. This book highlights the journey “Amazing Grace” has taken to becoming a modern-day pop-culture phenomenon.

When written, Newtons intent was to combine a new song with his New Year’s Day sermon, “Faith’s Review and Expectation”. Subsequently, “Amazing Grace” was refined and adjusted to fit the more nuanced contexts of the individual communities who adopted it as their own. Refining the tune into today’s most recognized cadence was a process that took over one hundred years. Blues, gospel, jazz, folk, and eventually rock and pop music all adopted the song into their respective genres. It also reached beyond church walls and religious gatherings, and moved to streets filled with marchers for civil rights or onto stages of concerts pleading for peace, and into recording studios looking for something new to make a buck.

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Emmanuel Zumabakuro Dassah

. Traditional leaders and their subjects have a responsibility to engage with the values and resources of religion by means of the dictates of their community. Setiloane (1993) , writing about civil authority in the African-Christian context, is of the view that when civil authority loses its divine rights to

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Emmanuel Zumabakuro Dassah

informed consent by the communities prior to the commencement of the Jatropha project. The narratives also suggest that there was no reflection about the project and that it did not take into consideration the basic rights of the people which are derived from the rights of self-determination and

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Emmanuel Zumabakuro Dassah

study area, to analyze the stakeholders power and the decision-making imbalances embedded in the land negotiation process, and to examine the extent to which the communities in the study area are able to successfully negotiate for their natural resource rights and the extent to which the Catholic Church

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study. The study thus contributes to the debate on large-scale land acquisitions for Jatropha cultivation for biofuel production in Ghana. The indicators used in this study were designed to assess the level of empowerment of the communities in the area. They included participation, consultation

Nathalie Clayer

reaching of the man to the top of his qualities and his progress towards perfection”. Article one added that Bektashis are affectionate of all their Muslim brothers when they do not violate the common rights. In the “Community rules” (Inner regulations), the right condition to enter this “concert” was “to

David Johnston

.g., in the human rights debates), it remains for him a recipe for turning the text into an idol, divorced from its original historical context and cut off from its present community of interpreta- tion. The same mistake is made by well-meaning feminists, who “make too much of a few verses of the Qur "§ n

Klaus Hock Herzog

—down” perspective in looking for fixed legal provisions per- taining to religious minorities. Rather, she investigates into the impact of New Religious Communities (NRC) on the development of Egyptian society in the course of the 20 th century, thereby focussing on legislation and jurisdiction as well as on the

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Emmanuel Zumabakuro Dassah

indigenes or strangers seems to be easier per the traditional laws of a particular community, it has its own shortcomings. This chapter focuses on the changing dynamics of both traditional land-tenure settings and the stand point of customary law in land administration with respect to transnational land