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A voice is heard in Ramah, wailing, bitter weeping Rachel is weeping for her children she has refused to be comforted for her children for they are no more. (Jer. 31:15) Since ancient times, readers of this text have found in it particularly fruitful imagery and language for describing the

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“hear” Paul composing and reading a letter (or perhaps his testament) addressed to Timothy. Starting in Scene 103 and explicitly marked in Scenes 104 to 110 (“Paul’s voice resounds” 49 ), Paul’s voice-over dominates the soundtrack, connecting and synchronizing the shift between New York and Naples. As

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uses the remaining chapters to discuss Brown’s engagement with friends and enemies. In Chapter Seven, “Ecumenism and Interfaith Relations,” Senior displays Brown’s ecumenical spirit. In Chapter 8, “Opposition and Conflict,” he addresses Brown’s ongoing battle with those voices within his own church

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is incomplete and unsatisfactory, but for a work that places such a heavy emphasis on historical context this argument should perhaps be voiced rather than avoided. At ­moments, other historical concerns surface. Toward the end of Janzen’s study, we learn that the Chronicler’s “quest for a quiet

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’Europeo on October 1966. 5 The second part was entitled “NY Free Verse Poets for Pasolini,” a presentation curated by director Laura Caparrotti of KIT and poet Dave Johnson of NY Free Verse Poets. The staged reading, which revivified Pasolini’s voice, was moving – commemorative and prophetic. But the second

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much as the threat of foreclosure of the open” 11 owes a debt to King. Up through the early 1960s, King often delivered a sermon called “Paul’s letter to American Christians”, which rehearses – but in Paul’s voice – a number of King’s key themes, from nonviolence and desegregation to his hope for a

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-but-conflicted homosexual and a protagonist of cultural and political debates from the pages of national newspapers, Pasolini gave voice to resistance and countercultural battles during this controversial period in the history of Italy. He counterbalanced the problematic frame of contemporary history with constant

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man’s world, is justified … In reality, however, it is the authority of violence that is justified. And in the face of that authority, the woman, Deborah, has offered no real alternative. A woman in a man’s world, her voice hardening, merging with a man’s voice, defines that world by oppositions and

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Introduction American author, intellectual, theologian, and rabbi Milton Steinberg (1903-1950), who “officiated at the prestigious Park Avenue Synagogue in New York City, attracted large audiences to his erudite lectures there and elsewhere around the country, and provided a strong Zionist voice

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: “Now do each of you join this choir, that by being harmoniously in concord you may receive the key of God in unison and sing with one voice through Jesus Christ to the Father, that he may both hear you and may recognize, through your good works, that you are members of his Son. It is therefore

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