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Sects & Sectarianism By Bhikkhu Sujato
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Why are there so many schools of Buddhism? Are the differences just cultural, or do they have fundamentally different visions of Dhamma? This work assesses the claims of the traditions, and takes... More > into account to findings of modern scholarship. It pays special attention to the origins of the monastic orders. If we are to understand the differences, and sometimes tensions, between the schools of Buddhism today, we must examine more closely the forces that spurred their formation.< Less
Sects & Sectarianism: The Origins of Buddhist Schools By Bhikkhu Sujato
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Why are there so many schools of Buddhism? Are the differences just cultural, or do they have fundamentally different visions of Dhamma? This work assesses the claims of the traditions, and takes... More > into account to findings of modern scholarship. It pays special attention to the origins of the monastic orders. If we are to understand the differences, and sometimes tensions, between the schools of Buddhism today, we must examine more closely the forces that spurred their formation.< Less
Volume 4587, Maloof Family --- Maluku sectarian conflict By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4587, Maloof Family---Maluku sectarian conflict Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
History of Russian Christianity, Volume Three, The Synodal Era and the Sectarians By Daniel H. Shubin
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From Apostle Andrew to the conclusion of Soviet authority in 1990, Daniel H. Shubin presents the entire history of Christianity in Russia in a 4-volume series. The events, people and places that... More > created the institution of Russian Orthodoxy are presented objectively and intensively. Included in these volumes is research on the many dissenters and sectarian groups that evolved over the centuries, the influence of Catholicism and Protestantism on Russia, and the presence of Judaism. The history covers the higher levels of ecclesiastical activity with the involvement of tsars and prelates, as well as saints and serfs, and monks and mystics. This third volume deals with the era of the Synodal government of the Russian Orthodox Church, and discusses the various dissenters and the sectarian groups of the 18th and 19th centuries. The period 1725 to 1894. Daniel H. Shubin has translated and written several books on Russian history, religion and philosophy.< Less
Implications of Sectarianism over the Political Culture of Muslims (Middle East & Pakistan) By Keltik Excalibur
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Imagining the Nation: Nationalism, Sectarianism and Socio-Political Conflict in Iraq By Harith Al Qarawee
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When the statue of Saddam Hussein was pulled down in Baghdad’s Firdous square, Iraq was entering a new phase of uncertainty. This is a country whose history has been shaped by foreign... More > occupations, authoritarianism, wars and violence. Its identity was always a matter of controversy. The incompatibility between Iraq as a territorial entity and the various cultural identities of its population made it more difficult for Iraqis to imagine their ‘Nation’. This Identity Problem has been made worse by a political power which has always based itself on the hegemony politics of exclusion. Through a long journey in the historical processes and socio-political conflicts, the author tells the story of a country devastated by its legacy, seeking to reconcile with itself and re-imagine its nationhood.< Less
Iran, Iraq, And The United States: The New Triangle’s Impact On Sectarianism And The Nuclear Threat By Sherifa D. Zuhur, Strategic Studies Institute
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Many observers are concerned about the best means of discouraging sectarian conflict in Iraq while still waging counterinsurgency efforts. Another tension between regional policy goals concerns... More > American and Iraqi desires to constrain growing Iranian influence in Iraq, and in the region as a whole, and advocating more scrutiny over transnational dealings and control over weapons proliferation, while also promoting peaceful co-existence and stricter observance of sovereignty in the Middle East. One pole around which these tensions circumambulate is the tensions between Sunni and Shi`a political and religious entities. Bilateral state relations are one level of consideration, to which must be added American concerns and those of other nations of the region. This monograph explores the various doctrinal, historical, and political facets of these issues. The analysis and recommendations offered here by Dr. Sherifa Zuhur are intended to contribute to the debate over these issues...< Less
Dissenters and Prisoners By Feodor Vasilich Livanov
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Selections dealing with the origin and history, theology and beliefs, traditions and worship, community and domestic life, and personal conduct, of the early Spiritual Christian Molokans of... More > Russia. Includes the early development of sectarian Christianity in Russia with the Bogomiles, Paulicians, Strigolniks, Bashkin, the Judaizers, and Tveritinov; Uklein's Confession of Faith, and many others; with regular church services, and weddings, funerals, child dedication; the persecution of early Molokans; tenets and dogmas from the various Molokan congregation; interviews with Molokan elders; family and marriage among the Molokans; and the Molokan Communal Congregation. Translated from the original Russian into English.< Less
Kierkegaard and Radical Discipleship By Vernard Eller
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This is a reprint of Vernard Eller's KIERKEGAARD AND RADICAL DISCIPLESHIP, published originally in 1968 by Princeton University Press. This reprint utilizes the digital files publicly available on... More > the House Church Central website. In accord with their guidelines, there is no markup on this book. It is available for what it costs to print the book.< Less
Exposition of Dogmas and Molokan Prayerbook By N. M. Anfimov
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This volume is the translation from Russian into English of the Molitvennik i Izlozhenia Dogmatov (Prayer Book and Exposition of Dogma of Spiritual Christian Molokans), by N. M. Anfimov. Published... More > 1912, Tiflis (Tbilizi, Georgia), Russia. This is an exposition of many topics dealing with Deity, creation, purpose, Old Testament items fulfilled in the New Testament, attitude toward the state, with the early Molokan understanding of death and resurrection. This includes the prayer services performed by early Molokans of Russia (Postoyanne). Translated from the Russian into English by Daniel H. Shubin.< Less