Introduction: Disregard for United States Black Catholics’ Faith It’s admirable that you want to do this. But I’ve lost heart that white Catholics really want to hear from us [black Catholics.] –Bert United States black Catholic theologians, bishops, priests, and lay people rightly
Porphyry and Black Magic In ancient Persia the Zoroastrian priests’ knowledge included philosophy, religion, astronomy, mathematics, and they referred to it simply as maghavan , which means magic . The magician, thanks to his scholarship and his practices, not only knows the forces and energies
Evading Metropolitan Authority in Colonial Suriname, 1650-1800
By combining the available data on Dutch and North American shipping with accounts of major political and economic developments, the author uncovers a hitherto hidden world of illicit dealings, and convincingly argues that these illegal practices were essential to the development and survival of the colony, and woven into the fabric of the colonial project itself.
1 Introduction This essay presents partial findings from a study of historically black collegiate gospel choirs ( HBCGC s) at predominantly white universities in northeastern United States. The research highlights the ways in which HBCGC s utilize worship practices of the Black Church as
and military raids; likewise, the sīrah s memorialize superhuman martial triumphs while maintaining a historicizing and often didactic tone. 2 Several early sīrah shaʿbiyyah cycles include black-Arab heroes as significant agonists, 3 a number of whom are born to self-identified “white” Arab
Autobiography, Culture, and the Space Between
Edited by Fiona Black
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The book begins by examining some prevalent misconceptions regarding the logical interpretation of the Rhetoric and Poetics. Chapter two considers the Greek background of the doctrine, first through an examination of the Aristotelian divisions of the sciences, and then through an examination of the beginnings of the logical classification of the Rhetoric and Poetics among the Greek commentators from the school of Alexandria. The remainder of the work is devoted to a detailed consideration of the Arabic philosophers' development of the doctrine, both their understanding of its general epistemological and logical underpinnings, and their elaboration of the specific logical structures upon which poetical and rhetorical discourse is based. Consideration is also given to the relationship between contemporary philosophical views of rhetoric and poetics, and the views of these medieval authors.
James H. Cone’s Theological Sources and Black Pentecostalism
Antipas L. Harris
1 Introduction Black pentecostal hermeneutics have historically existed in the shadows of theological discourse. More work is currently underway among the movement’s expanded pool of intellectuals to develop the black pentecostal academic tradition(s). This article contributes to the emerging