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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
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 dissension 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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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
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
Aleksandr Dobrolubov, Russia's Mystic Pilgrim By Daniel H. Shubin
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Aleksander Mikhailovich Dobrolubov was a successor to a long line of wanderers or pilgrims in Russia’s history. Such people abandoned their secular associates, means of income, permanent home,... More > family, and subjection to the state, and departed into society as religious nomads, working wherever work would be offered them. This was their moral self-perfection, Christian self-realization, departure from sin and attainment of holiness. Dobrolubov was Russia’s mystic pilgrim, preaching his version of Christian spirituality in central Russia, Siberia and central Asia, during the early years of Soviet Russia. Living the Holy Spirit, walking and thinking in the Holy Spirit, every day and in every activity, this was Aleksandr Dobrolubov. This volume includes an original translation from the Russian of Dobrolubov’s book, From the Invisible Book, a compilation of his divine poetry, visions and revelations, and his concept of the Holy Spirit life. Born in 1876, he died in about 1943.< Less
Hegel's MONARCH The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion By David Dunbar
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Describes plans to set a false Messiah through staged world events (the MKULTRA program), Israel's elders and the folly of the first king (1 Samuel 8:4-8), warnings of the prophet Ezekiel, Isaiah,... More > Jeremiah, Oded, etc. Shows coded messages. Shows a reversed anagram sent to the physiologist Ivan Pavlov:DOG=GOD. Warns of the downfall of the false Messiah. Reveals a flaw in the premise of Georg Hegel's 'Elements of the Philosophy of Right.' Discusses 'The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion'; a sectarian plan to set a false Messiah known and condemned by fellow Jews since the 1st century AD.< Less
Solving Everyday Problems...With God's Help By Richard Arnold
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The Meaning of life and love form the basis of this non-sectarian self-help guide to interpersonal relationships in home, family, business, and everyday living. Mr. Arnold's contemplation of the... More > meaning of life began at age 19 as a combat infantryman in Europe. Disabled in The Battle of the Bulge, he was later involved in the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration/murder camp, and at that time made a pledge to serve God as a layman in whatever way he could. This is not a book on religion and its principles apply equally to those whose beliefs bay be Christian, Jewish, Islamic, or Buddhist.< Less
SUNNI MUSLIM RELIGIOUS LIFE IN BRITAIN By AYDIN BAYRAM
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Sunni Muslim Religious Life attempts to reflect how religious life of Sunni Muslims in Britain is going on. For the last two centuries, Muslims have confronted transformations associated with... More > modernity in various spheres of social, cultural, economic and political life. The traditional Islamic religious system has been challenged by a separation from various spheres of life under colonial powers and then independent nation-states. Apart from secularisation traditional patterns of religious authority have further been undermined by individualism and the pluralisation of sources of knowledge in an age of new media. Indeed, in the context of migration to Europe, some scholars have argued that modern Muslim identities are likely to become more secularised and individualised. However, in a local case study of Sunni Muslim religiosity in the Uk, this book shows that, overall, this is not the case in the city of Leeds.< Less