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Naomi S. S. Jacobs

Hellenic practice. 46 Overall, the Greek version employs more specific terminology in connection with meals, eating, the eating table, and the setting up of the meal. The effect of these details is to intensify the Hellenic colouring already present in the originally Semitic story as well as possibly add

Cross-Cultural Comparisons between the Mughal Tomb Garden of Taj Mahal in Agra (India) and the Dry Landscape Garden of the Ryoan-Ji Zen Monastery in Kyoto (Japan)

An Analysis of Cultural and Religious Layers of Meaning in Two Cases of Classical Garden Landscape Architecture

Lourens Minnema

. (Heine, personal communication) The actual shallowness of the garden receives depth from a balanced composition of dynamic triangles (three stones or rock structures) in a vertically ascending slope, but also in a horizontally expanding surface. In the horizontally (invisible within the field of vision

A Faith Built on Awe

Reframing Atheism

Kenneth Shapiro

terrestrial signs as metonymic representations to their origin in an extra-worldly empyrean, atheistic faith is horizontal, limited to, as it were, an earthly horizon. Given the epithet of “infidel” (one without faith) assigned historically to atheists, it is ironic that the faith of the atheist is

Marcel Danesi

metaphorical constructs for such traditional concepts as ideas, theories, traditions, etc.; they are as real as genes. In effect, memes are to the mind what genes are to the body. Internet culture has come to be defined rather appropriately as a memetic mind culture, because it seems to have a nongenetic life

Anna M. Gade

these invoked affect and feeling in order to enhance persuasive effect, as had occurred in other forms of Islamic religious dakwah in previous decades. 2 Across dimensions of public teaching, preaching and discussion, Indonesian Muslim religious ecological outreach highlighted experiential knowledge

I.G. Simmons

culture found in, say, Europe, Africa and Asia. The descriptions given by Thompson, when translated to tabular form, make it necessary to remember that the transition from one category to another is regionally asynchronous and almost certainly not as clear-cut as a horizontal line on a table suggests

Dumping Sites, Witches and Soul-Pollution

A Pastoral Reflection on Waste and the Church in Ghana

Abamfo Ofori Atiemo

from the revelation that the human being is created in the “image of God.” These theological starting points imply a horizontal responsibility and vertical accountability; that is, responsibility toward fellow humans and the environment, and accountability to God. This calls for an appreciation of

David R. Loy

value, but horizontally, all being citizens in the great commonwealth that is the natural world. This attitude may make us uncomfortable - who likes to lose one's special status? - but it is all the more noteworthy because it will recur later in this essay. For Mahayana Buddhism, too, all beings are

David R. Loy

higher value, but horizontally, all being citizens in the great commonwealth that is the natural world. This attitude may make us uncomfortable - who likes to lose one's special status? - but it is all the more noteworthy because it will recur later in this essay. For Mahayana Buddhism, too, all beings

Elizabeth Reichel

with important negotiations with the Namatu Female Owners 220 FIGURE 1. Vertical and horizontal cosmological referents in the maloca (Reichel 1976,1997b), once cooled the griddle is quickly placed in the periphery and the center is again symbolically male. The public area between the square of the