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Fire on the Streets and in the Bones: King Revives Hebrew Prophecy

Keith D. Miller

in Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Martin Luther King Jr.’s quotation of passages from Amos and Jeremiah in order to present himself as a contemporary prophet as he delivered his final speech “I’ve Been to the ... More


The Significance of Biblical Prophecy for Our Time

Leon Roth

in Is There a Jewish Philosophy?: Rethinking Fundamentals

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774556
eISBN:
9781800340824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774556.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter asserts that the importance of the prophets, both for their generation and ours, is not that they speak ‘comfortable words’ (though they do that too at times), but that they dared to say ... More


Remembering Joshua

E. Axel Knauf

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The memory of Joshua was largely produced in the Persian period. It reflects conflicts within the Jerusalem elite, mainly between “returnees” from Babylon (i.e., descendants of the leading families ... More


The Depiction of R. Shimon bar Yohai and Moses in Zoharic Literature

Boaz Huss

in Zohar: Reception and Impact

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113966
eISBN:
9781800340251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113966.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the strategy of the Zohar to present itself to readers through a juxtaposition of the figures of R. Shimon bar Yohai and Moses. By means of this contrast, the compilers of the ... More


The “gift of seek on site”: The Subject of Prophecy in I.1

John Terrill

in Joyce's Allmaziful Plurabilities: Polyvocal Explorations of Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061542
eISBN:
9780813051451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061542.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

John Terrill reads Finnegans Wake as impossible detective fiction, with its proposed ciphers remaining beyond readerly solution. He connects these mysteries to biblical prophecy, the book of Daniel ... More


Policy analysis under intense pressures1

Ira Sharkansky

in Policy Analysis in Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447308041
eISBN:
9781447311508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308041.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Policy analysis comes up against the realities of politics. Israel also shows systemic conditions that generally work against the aspirations of policy analysts. Especially important are high outlays ... More


Pentecostal Ethics and the Prosperity Gospel: Is There a Prophet in the House?

Cheryl J. Sanders

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the ethical, political, and ecclesiological significance of Pentecostal preaching, with particular emphasis on two perceived polarities: the prosperity gospel and the social ... More


Sabbatian Women as Religious Activists

Ada Rapoport-Albert

in Women and the Messianic Heresy of Sabbatai Zevi, 1666 - 1816

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764807
eISBN:
9781800343269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764807.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter cites the dawning messianic age, which was characterized by the biblical prophet Joel, who had brought the spirit to rest upon women, which was common to Sabbatianism and a diversity of ... More


Living Law: Jewish Political Theology from Hermann Cohen to Hannah Arendt

Miguel Vatter

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197546505
eISBN:
9780197546536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book discusses the political theology developed by German Jewish philosophy in the 20th century on the basis of its original reconstruction of the teachings of Jewish prophetology. In the shadow ... More


The Contribution of Sociology to Catholic Social Thought and the Common Good

Douglas V. Porpora

in Empirical Foundations of the Common Good: What Theology Can Learn from Social Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190670054
eISBN:
9780190681999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670054.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Although “the common good” is not a term of art in sociology, sociologists are concerned to contribute to greater human flourishing. Thus, concerted sociological attention to social problems, or ... More


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