Download Inside IS - 10 Tage im 'Islamischen Staat' by Jürgen Todenhöfer PDF

By Jürgen Todenhöfer

Jürgen Todenhöfers document über den IS-Terror

Im Sommer 2014 führte Jürgen Todenhöfer mehrere Monate lang Gespräche mit deutschen Islamisten (via Skype), die sich dem IS-Staat angeschlossen haben. Die Erkenntnisse, die er in diesen Gesprächen gewann, sind mehr als erschreckend und enthüllen die mörderischen Absichten des sogenannten Kalifats, das einen weltweiten Gottesstaat errichten will und dabei auch vor Massenmorden nicht zurückschreckt, selbst unter Muslimen. Nach der Erweiterung Ihres Staates im Nahen Osten, bei der sie die Nachbarstaaten unterwerfen wollen, haben sie Europa und den Westen im Visier.

Im November 2014 fuhr er als bislang weltweit einziger westlicher Journalist in das Zentrum des IS-Staats, nach Mossul, hielt sich dort 10 Tage lang auf und führte weitere Interviews. In seinem Buch beschreibt er eindringlich seine Erlebnisse vor Ort.

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Download I Am You: The Hermeneutics of Empathy in Western Literature, by Karl F. Morrison PDF

By Karl F. Morrison

Vital traits in modern highbrow lifestyles rejoice distinction, divisiveness, and contrast. Speculative writing more and more highlights "hermeneutic gaps" among people, their histories, and their hopes. during this ebook Karl Morrison identifies an alternative choice to this disruption. He explores for the 1st time the full legacy of concept revolving round the tough declare "I am you"--perhaps the main concise attainable assertion of bonding via empathy. Professor Morrison exhibits that the desire for thoroughgoing knowing and inclusion in another's international view is important to the West's moral/intellectual culture. He keeps that the West may well but break out the deadly flaw of casting that wish in paradigms of sexual and aesthetic dominance--examples of empathetic participation encouraged by means of starvation for energy, in addition to by means of love.

The writer makes use of diversified assets: in theology starting from Augustine to Schleiermacher, in paintings from the spiritual artwork of the Christian Empire to post-Abstractionism, and in literature from Donne to Joyce, Pirandello, and Mann. during this paintings he builds at the considered prior books: culture and Authority within the Western Church: 300-1140 (Princeton, 1969) and The Mimetic culture of Reform within the West (Princeton, 1982). "I Am You" is going past their issues to the inward act that, in line with culture, consummated the switch completed by way of mimesis: particularly, empathetic participation.

Originally released in 1988.

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Download The Quest for the Real Jesus: Radboud Prestige Lectures by by Michael Wolter PDF

By Michael Wolter

The Radboud status Lectures in New testomony 2010 have been provided via Prof. Michael Wolter (University of Bonn). His status lecture was once entitled: ‘Which is the true Jesus?’. during this lecture he challenged a number of the present perspectives in the ancient Jesus examine by way of seriously comparing the ways in a number of different types. Afterwards this lecture was once awarded to quite a few students from assorted disciplines who method the matter from their specific views, hence bringing a wealthy texture of insights, except attractive severely with Wolter’s perspectives. hence you can actually savour the function the hunt for the old Jesus performs inside a much wider framework. This led to attention-grabbing articles that not just take care of old, but in addition with philosophical and hermeneutical concerns.

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Download Conversion in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages: PDF

This quantity explores spiritual conversion in past due vintage and early medieval Europe at a time whilst the software of the concept that is vigorously debated. although conversion used to be in general represented via historical and early medieval writers as singular and in my opinion momentous psychological occasions, individuals to this quantity locate slow and incomplete social methods lurking at the back of their phrases.

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Download Violence: Reflections from a Christian Perspective by Jacques. Ellul PDF

By Jacques. Ellul

On a subject matter that has created massive uncertainty and uneasiness between many Christians, Jacques Ellul brings to endure the daring research and the bright readability of argument which are linked to his individual experiences on modern social questions. After surveying traditionally some of the methods of Christians to violence, Ellul examines intensive present statements through Christians condoning or accepting violence. He then contrasts, with penetrating perception, the dynamics of violence and the transparent calls for of the Gospel. In a concluding bankruptcy he eloquently units forth the actually distinct nature of Christian radicalism and the violence of affection. Of convenience to neither correct nor Left as such, this Gospel-centered research of the complicated factor of violence today-deftly translated through Cecilia Gaul Kings-is a forceful, unique contribution to the continuing dialogue of the difficulty in church and society.

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Download Reading Contemporary Indonesian Muslim Women Writers: by Diah Ariani Arimbi PDF

By Diah Ariani Arimbi

Interpreting modern Indonesian Muslim ladies Writers appears on the paintings of 4 writers—Titis Basino P.I., Ratna Indraswari Ibrahim, Abidah El Kalieqy, and Helvy Tiana Rosa—paying specific cognizance to questions of the way gender is developed and in flip constructs the identities, roles, and standing of Muslim girls in Indonesia. additionally, Diah Ariani Arimbi specializes in problems with authenticity, illustration, and tool in those authors’ works and info how every one girl challenged perceptions of Muslim ladies in Islamic societies.

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