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Author: Richard Bellon

-page introduction to a collection of sermons (most preached in Rugby school chapel) published in May of 1841 as Christian Life, Its Course, Its Hindrances, and Its Helps. The title captured the importance he placed on Christianity as a pattern of living. He adopted a calmer tone and a more methodical approach

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In: A Sincere and Teachable Heart

Porphyry that Augustine views as contradictory. One of them is the Epistula ad Anebontem and the other is unnamed. It would be incorrect, however, to limit the charge of contradiction merely to the two writings which are adduced as proof, rather it is a charge against the pagan Platonist life in general

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In: Augustine and Porphyry
Author: Hans M. Zell

France for much of his life - and his wife Odile Tobner published an important bi-monthly radical, social and political magazine entitled Peuples Noires - Peuples Africains. In addition to papers of a political and militant nature it contained frequent scholarly contributions on African writing, articles

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In: The African Studies Companion

demonstration of attitudes towards death and beliefs about the role of the dead among the living. The Ndau do not believe that death signals and represents the end of life. In the same vein and perhaps more importantly, the Ndau do not believe that death just happens. It is caused by human agency out of

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In: Utafiti

correct when he describes prayer as one of the ways by which the living in Africa express their dependence on God and the ancestors. Prayer, as Magesa conceives it, is a way of admitting that in life there are moments when the restoration of order and harmony in the individual person, in the community

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In: Utafiti

rights, overall experience of life (are the EU indicators). The nine indicators resulted in IWI values within 50–60 scores. A similar study by Xue (2018) had seven well-being indicators adopted from EU. These were: standard of living, health, life achievements, personal relationship, personal safety

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In: The African Review

-human living kingdom. Setiloane (1998) analysed the Bantu genesis myths and generated plenty evidence that points to the belief that human beings belong to the same community as animals, plants and inanimate beings, and that they succeed in life when they maintain a healthy relationship with all beings in

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In: Utafiti

governments' policies, adjustment policies are seen to have contributed to a (short-term) decline in urban employment and living conditions. From an analysis of demographic changes, urbanisation studies thus link macro and micro levels, as well as rural and urban sectors and their social settings into a

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In: Mobile Africa
Author: Eileen Moyer

localized social networks. It makes sense that people living in highly transient circumstances would strive for a sense of locality and belonging. Research that focuses too closely on the transience of street life risks failing to recognize how desperate most of those living on the streets are to develop

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In: Crisis and Creativity
Author: Stephen Ellis

Madagascar and the small number of French private citizens who were already living on the island, most of them dirt-poor Creoles from the island of Reunion. In March 1896 there was a wave of attacks on administrative posts of the Merina royal government in several parts of the central highland region

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In: Rethinking Resistance