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Author: Emma Wild-Wood

prime candidate for such a study. Yet many aspects of his life and mission were closely associated with Europe. His very name shouts out this connection. Born Waswa, he chose the name “Apolo” at his baptism in 1894. “Kivebulaya” was given at about the same time. It means “the one from” ( Kive ) “Europe

In: Critical Readings in the History of Christian Mission
Author: Delfim F. Leão

, comparable to the one that took the life of Socrates. And thus, while Alcibiades squandered the advantages of living close to Socrates, Phocion, by contrast, is represented as a worthy successor to the philosopher, though the historical setting in which he lived did not allow him to develop fully an ἀρετή

In: Plutarch’s Religious Landscapes
Author: Joanna Dales

represents to them the living being of Jesus. It is a spiritual, not a natural truth that Christ has been raised to life, but God uses natural means to demonstrate what the disciples can only understand as a literal raising of their Lord’s dead body. 226 Grubb’s attempt to preserve full believability, or

In: The Quaker Renaissance and Liberal Quakerism in Britain, 1895-1930

metropole. Yet this challenge to Victorian paradigms of femininity was more an effect than a cause of the women’s missionary movement, which was motivated above all by evangelical religious conviction. That its feminism was an unintended consequence does not diminish the feminist implications of mission

In: Critical Readings in the History of Christian Mission
Author: Hugh Morrison

been viewed by them as a sojourn or as an adventure experienced primarily in the context of their family’s life. At heart, they were Scottish children, living for a time outside of Scottish space and at a distance from various family members. Maintaining this identity was important for the parents

In: Critical Readings in the History of Christian Mission
Author: Geert Roskam

moral life will lead to happiness because it is only by living a morally good life that man will succeed in assimilating himself to God. Furthermore, the moral demand is not only motivated but to a great extent also conditioned by the theological perspective. Living a morally good life is trying to

In: Plutarch’s Religious Landscapes
Author: Paola Cavaliere

volunteer behaviour because of the collective aspect of religiosity, the structural side of religious life, the ethical drive, and its distinct effect on social capital accumulation. The extent to which religious involvement influences volunteer behaviour has been investigated to a limited extent in Japan

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In: Journal of Religion in Japan

reincarnations and living a life of purity based on the observance of ritual taboos. See rubric 1, n. 8. 30 C. Moreschini, Plutarco. L’E di Delfi (Naples: M. D’Auria, 1997) 135, n. 91. 31 H. Obsieger, Plutarch, De E apud Delphos. Über das Epsilon am Apolltempel in Delphi. Einführung, Ausgabe

In: Plutarch’s Religious Landscapes
Author: Hubert Seiwert

formation of a new religious movement based on the individual experience of its founder is the Luo movement. Luo Menghong describes his life before his enlightening 9 Rodney Stark and William Sims Bainbridge, A theory rif religion, New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1996 (Original publication: New

In: Popular Religious Movements and Heterodox Sects in Chinese History

, the children of Ṣāliḥiyya were often taken to attend hadith audition sessions. These scholars who noticed al-Ḥajjār knew that he had been living in Ṣaliḥiyya his entire life and wondered if he might have attended an audition as a child. The possibility that the now elderly al-Ḥajjār had attended a

In: Carrying on the Tradition: A Social and Intellectual History of Hadith Transmission across a Thousand Years