Eloh’, a Cherokee word, is usually translated by anthropologists as "religion," but it also simultaneously encompasses history, culture, knowledge, law, and land. In this provocative work, Jace Weaver interlaces these seemingly disparate meanings to form a coherent approach to Native American Studies. In nineteen interrelated chapters, Weaver presents a range of experiences shared by native peoples in the Americas, from the distant past to the uncertain future. He examines Indian creative output, from oral tradition to the postmodern wordplay of Gerald Vizenor, and brings to light previously overlooked texts. Weaver also tackles up-to-the-minute issues, including environmental crises, Native American spirituality, repatriation of Indian remains and cultural artifacts, and international human rights.
The focus of this book is an anthropological perspective that will open the writings of Paul to a challenging new range of questions and issues. Jerome Neyrey introduces the reader to critical access thorough a wholly convincing method of cultural-historical analysis. Paul comes alive in time and place. Biblical theologians and students will find ample stimulus in Neyrey's analysis of Paul.
This best-selling textbook is the essential coursebook for any student studying in this field. The second edition has been fully revised to reflect recent developments in the field and incorporates: a new chapter that addresses issues of ethics and ideology; examples and exercises from new genres; new project-driven exercises; updated references and further reading; and a companion website featuring further examples and tasks.
In Other Words … Who Says? is not only a book filled only with quotes. It is a powerful, Holy Spirit-filled, inspiring book. Included are words of wisdom and revelation knowledge, while giving understanding and possible answers to questions that will help us make righteous decisions in our everyday lives. In Other Words … Who Says? leaves you with encouraging words to ponder, bringing laughter and joy to your soul, encompassing directions to all truth. Place a smile on your face, draw to repentance, and lift your spirits to give God worship and adoration. “If you’re tired of mood swings, try the monkey bars,” or “The only way out of what you’re in is to go through,” and “A fear factor is the fact that fear flees from faith” are just a few quotations that will inspire you to laugh, persevere, to stand up and be strong in the power of God’s might, trusting God to work in your situations as you hold on to your faith.
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