During the conflict and civil war in the 1980s and 1990s, particularly between 1992 and
1995, armed factions turned the traditional norms of honor and shame into weapons of
war, engaging in rape and sexual assault against women of opposing groups as an ultimate
means of dishonoring entire communities and reducing people's capacities to resist military
advances.2 In response, concerns about women's security led to the imposition of ever
stricter interpretations of what constitutes socially acceptable behavior, supported by the
most conservative reading of the holy scriptures.
Why should an astronomer write a commentary on the Bible?
Because commentators as a rule are not astronomers, and therefore either pass over the astronomical allusions of Scripture in silence, or else annotate them in a way which, from a scientific point of view, leaves much to be desired.
Gender has thus been one of the most politicized issues in
Afghanistan over the past 100 years, and attempts at reform have been denounced by
opponents as un-Islamic and a challenge to the sanctity of the faith and family. During the
years of turmoil, concerns about women's security led to the imposition of ever-stricter
interpretations of socially acceptable female behavior, supported by the most conservative
reading of the holy scriptures. Despite the rhetoric, women suffered from very serious
human rights violations throughout the conflict.
All of us have an unwritten personal rule of life. We wake at certain times, get ready for our days in particular ways, use our free time for assorted purposes and practice rhythms of work, hobbies, and worship. There is already a rule in place that you are following. Isn’t it time to give up your unwritten rule and prayerfully write one that more closely matches the heartbeat of God?In this practical workbook Stephen A. Macchia looks to St. Benedict as a guide for discovering your own rule of life in community....
Bible in its Making, by Mildred Duff and Noel Hope
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standards of academic excellence and Christian values. Members of the Pepperdine
University community—faculty, staff, students, administrators, members of the
Board of Regents, members of the University’s advisory boards, and volunteers—
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to integrate these values into our daily practices.
In drawing up this little book, at the request of several friends, the Author has been chiefly guided by
experience of what children require to be told, in order to come to an intelligent perception of the scope of the
Scripture narrative treated historically.
To compare a Roman catapult with a modern trench mortar seems absurd. Yet the only basic difference is the
kind of energy that sends the projectile on its way.
In the dawn of history, war engines were performing the function of artillery (which may be loosely defined
as a means of hurling missiles too heavy to be thrown by hand), and with these crude weapons the basic
principles of artillery were laid down. The Scriptures record the use of ingenious machines on the walls of
Jerusalem eight centuries B.C.--machines that were probably predecessors of the catapult and ballista,...
A writer on Slavery has no difficulty in tracing back its origin. There is also the advantage of finding it, with
its continued history, and the laws given by God to govern his own institution, in the Holy Bible. Neither
profane history, tradition, nor philosophical research are required to prove its origin or existence; though they,
as all things must, come forward to substantiate the truth of the Scriptures. God, who created the human race,
willed they should be holy like himself.
Although Dr. Allen's modifications of the classical treatment of saccharine diabetes have been in use only for
about two years in the hands of their author, and for a much shorter time in those of other physicians, it seems
to me already clearly proven that Dr. Allen has notably advanced our ability to combat the disease.
One of the difficulties which is likely to prevent the wide adoption of his treatment is the detailed knowledge
of food composition and calorie value which it requires. Dr.