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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
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
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
Protestantism: Critical Reflections of an Ecumenical Catholic By Dave Armstrong
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Table of Contents: Dedication Introduction I Sola Scriptura: The Bible as Ultimate Authority II Doctrinal Diversity and the Invisible Church III The "Pure" Church,... More > Devoid of Sinners IV Private Judgment V Church History VI The Perspicuity (Clearness) of Scripture VII Predestination, Calvinism, and Arminianism VIII "Dead" Catholics and Rituals, Etc. IX Martin Luther and Protestant Origins X Faith and Works Appendix 1 John Calvin on Protestant Divisions Appendix 2 The Agony of Luther, Melanchthon, and Bucer Over the State of Early Protestantism Appendix 3 Luther's Assertions of His Own Authority Appendix 4 Erasmus on Luther and Protestantism, and Luther on Erasmus Appendix 5 John Henry Newman on Protestantism Apostolical Tradition, 1836 On the Abuse of Private Judgment, 1837 Private Judgment, 1841 St. Athanasius' Rule of Faith, 1844 Faith and Private Judgment, 1849< Less