Journal for the study of ancient

Analyzing gender differences in democratic values, we focus on religion and the separate traits of psychological security as potential explanations as both a mediating force and direct influence. Using gender equality as an example of a human rights issue, an intervention strategy is employed using an empathetic-reflective-dialogical approach to engage with pre-service teachers in both South Africa and Norway.

While pastors are forthright in describing ministry as a job, many hold the church to a higher standard compared to secular employers, drawing from Journal for the study of ancient set of ideas and values I call an "ideology of community.

As one who hopes to some day contribute to the body of the New Mormon History, I am deeply troubled by what I see as continued efforts to attack honest scholarly work. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship.

We look forward to continuing under the new name. Native Americans, DNA, and the Mormon Church, [13] claimed the organization existed merely to "prop up faith in the Book of Mormon" and that its work "stretched the bounds of credibility to breaking point on almost every critical issue.

Hauglid as the director of the Willes Center. There is also the potential for transformative practice in the wider society. The church, as an institution, is a religious community informed by certain beliefs and values but for clergy it is also employer.

Petersoneditor of the FARMS Review for over twenty years, announced the journal would be renamed Mormon Studies Review to reflect "readjustments over the past several years in what is now known as the Neal A.

In this paper, we seek to draw lessons about the roles that religious institutions can play in promoting democracy in deeply divided societies by examining the experience of the Catholic Church in Latin America. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies, which "deals principally with the Book of Mormon in ancient and modern settings, as well as with the Doctrine and Covenantsthe Pearl of Great Priceand related subjects.

It also produced work which critiqued claims by both Mormon enthusiasts, disaffected Mormons, and opponents from evangelical Christianity.

Selected pre-service teachers are encouraged to engage in self-dialogue and to write their self-narratives. Classroom practice could become classroom praxis!

This suggests that the events chronicled in the Book of Mormon occurred in a much smaller region than the traditional understanding, which argues the same events occurred across the entire Western hemisphere.

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Ruling out gender in the religion-democratic values connection, is a unique contribution in this literature. These two cases illustrate where theology and action productively promoted social change in highly conflictual societies.

Welch in California in as a private, not-for-profit educational organization, and Welch brought the foundation with him when he came to teach at BYU in Drawing from interviews with 79 pastors and spouses, this paper explores the competing dynamics between congregational employment practices and clergy ideologies and expectations.

Essays in Memory of William Harmless, S. The article describes the mechanisms through which the church undertakes its commemoration. In lateDaniel C. It has grown to provide strong support and defense of the Church on a professional basis.

Sorenson writes that supporters of the limited geography idea, including some high-ranking church leaders, believe this model is consistent with anthropological, archaeological and genetic findings about indigenous peoples in the Americas, as well as with the text of the Book of Mormon.

Scholars, such as John L. Past research indicates substantive gender differences in democratic norm commitment and political tolerance in the U. Spencer Fluhman was named as the new editor of the Mormon Studies Review, along with a new board featuring a variety of scholars interested in Mormon studies.

We note challenges to democracy in the region, but also new opportunities in the era of the first Latin American pope, Francis. I wish to express my strong congratulations and appreciation for those who started this effort and who have shepherded it to this point.

Simkins and Zachary B. Lybarger, Ohio University James S. These processes produce a "martyrological memory" that links the secular political past to core Christian narratives about "the giving of blood" for the sake of justice and "the kingdom of God.

We focus on the cases of Chile and El Salvador, two countries where the Catholic Church played a decisive role in advancing democracy after autocratic military rule. While its scholars are committed to literal interpretations of Mormon faith claims, they are willing to rethink traditional understandings of those claims.

It has since been subsumed into the Laura F. In general, our results show a lack of gendered differences in the religion-psychological security connection to democratic values, and suggest that unless the psychological security traits are considered separately, we fail to capture the unique and disparate contributions of each.A Student Journal for the Study of the Ancient World Brigham Young University Editors Juan D.

Pinto Haley Wilson Faculty Advisors Stephen D. Ricks.

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The theme of these studies of Babylonian, Hittite, Assyrian, and Israelite law is this: What is the significance of gender in the formulation of ancient law and custom? Feminist scholarship is enriched by these studies in family history and the status of women in antiquity.

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The Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies (FARMS) was an informal collaboration of academics devoted to Latter-day Saint historical scholarship. Inthe group became a formal part of Brigham Young University (BYU), which is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

to this volume by Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Classics, and the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship. Studia Antiqua accepts manuscripts for publication year-round.

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