By Andrea Greenwood
How is a loose religion expressed, organised and ruled? How are various spiritualities and theologies made suitable? What may perhaps a faith dependent in cause and democracy supply modern-day international? This publication might help the reader to appreciate the modern liberal faith of Unitarian Universalism in a ancient and international context. Andrea Greenwood and Mark W. Harris problem the view that the Unitarianism of recent England is indigenous and the purpose from which the faith unfold. Relationships among Polish radicals and the English Dissenters existed, and the English radicals profoundly stimulated the Unitarianism of the nascent usa. Greenwood and Harris additionally discover the USA identification as Unitarian Universalist considering that a 1961 merger, and its present dating to overseas congregations, rather within the context of 20th century growth into Asia.
By John J. Robinson
Over the last thousand years, the bloodiest video game of the king-of-the-hill has been for supremacy at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, the positioning of the traditional Temple of Solomon. This e-book recounts the stirring saga of the Knights Templar, the Christian warrior-monks who occupied the sacred Mount within the aftermath of the butchery of the 1st campaign. Recruited to a lifetime of poverty, chastity and obedience meant to guide in basic terms to martyrdom at the battlefield, they have been completely devoted to the pious paradox that the wholesale slaughter of non-believers might earn the everlasting gratitude of the Prince of Peace. The Templars accrued nice wealth, which they used to finance their 2 hundred years of battle opposed to Muslims at the wilderness, within the mountains, and up the huge sweep of the Nile valley. The Templars' gift for these centuries of army martyrdom used to be to be arrested through pope and king, tortured via the Inquisition, and at last decreed out of lifestyles. yet their legend and legacy simply wouldn't die. In telling the impressive tale of the Knights Templar, the author's transparent clarification of the cultural and spiritual ameliorations one of the Templars' enemies and acquaintances within the heart East provides clean figuring out of the folk who populate this stressed sector. listed below are the Sunnies and the Shiites, the Kurds and Armenians, the Arabs and Turks, who determine so prominently in trendy headlines. The similarity in their antagonisms this present day and people of 8 hundred years in the past are frequently so notable as to be eerie. Dungeon, fireplace & Sword is a superb paintings of narrative historical past that may be learn as an experience tale, a morality play, or a lesson within the politics of war.
By Sarah Levine
By Nicole von Germeten
Celebrating the African contribution to Mexican tradition, this ebook exhibits how non secular brotherhoods in New Spain either preserved a particular African id and helped facilitate Afro-Mexican integration into colonial society. known as confraternities, those teams supplied social connections, charity, and standing for Africans and their descendants for over centuries.
By Edward O'Toole
After nearly 2000 years of indoctrination, guy now has the opportunity to work out God is His precise mild. Sophia Bestiae re-examines God, His origins and His behaviour - substantiated all through with aiding Biblical passages - and proves that faraway from being the hero of the Judeo-Christian faith, he's evil incarnate. The Sophia Bestiae indicates that Revelations 13:18 used to be right in that the Time of the Beast is now, yet that The Beast is actually Mankind - the genuine enemy of God. this is knowledge. permit him that hath knowing count number the variety of the beast: for it's the variety of a guy; and his quantity is 600 threescore and 6. listed for ease of use and fast reference, the Sophia Bestiae is a superb reference consultant for either novices in non secular stories and complex. For a person who has ever spotted the contradictory behaviour of God, or has ever known as their religion into doubt, then the Sophia Bestiae will clarify why. After analyzing the Sophia Bestiae you can be in doubtless whatever as to the key Nature of God - and why he's making plans Armageddon. different books, resembling the Black Bible, have checked out the hypocrisy and inconsistencies and evil ordinary within the Bible, yet by no means prior to has a ebook proven the real Nature of God - a Being to be feared by means of guy as he's most probably now not our benefactor - he's our Nemesis
By John Jr. Yarker
A assessment in their starting place and Antiquity ; with a common historical past of Freemasonry, and its Relation to the Theosophic, medical, and Philosophic Mysteries. the article of the paintings is to provide a huge, yet condensed view, of a few of the lines which are to be stumbled on among the ancients, of their faith, of their paintings, and of their structures, civil, sacred and army, of a Speculative method akin to is now embodied in Freemasonry. The paintings is inevitably a compilation of compatible details to be present in old and sleek writers upon historical past, secret, mysticism, and Freemasonry; however it additionally embraces the newest perspectives on those topics that have been developed through shut and important exam. there'll be 13 chapters, divided into 3 elements, with an appendix of a sequence of constitutions. half I, The Arcane colleges. half II, Operative and Speculative Freemasonry. half III, the Speculative Revival. half IV, old Manuscripts.
By Pauline Cote
Originale, insolite, renaissante, l'action religieuse emergente bouscule les habitudes, ebranle les certitudes, construit ici, maintenant, l'autre monde. Peut-on courir le risque ? Voila que l. a. query se pose et se resout en rumeurs publiques, poursuites judiciaires et tensions scolaires, lesquelles mettent a nu des mecanismes inedits d'institutionnalisation de l'experience religieuse en modernite groupes tactiques d'intervention, cellules gouvernementales de crise, commissions parlementaires, cercles technocratiques precurseurs d'une ingenierie pluraliste. Sur fond de traditions religieuses, nationales ou republicaines, avec l. a. viewpoint de l. a. threat sectaire, s'esquisse sous nos yeux un religieux right, applicable. remark est-il attainable aujourd'hui d'inscrire l'exceptionnel, l'originel, le merveilleux, le transcendant religieux dans le quotidienne ? Et dans quelle mesure, paradoxalement, les gestionnaires de dieux ne repoussent-ils pas toujours plus loin l. a. frontiere religieuse ? -- via their nature, rising religions discover surprising territory and probe unchartered areas of human creativity. For those comparable purposes, spiritual transactions that enterprise past the limits of conventional spiritual frontiers frequently rouse suspicion, nervousness or maybe worry one of the normal inhabitants. As new spiritual hobbies search to carve out their very own area of interest in society, public controversy and opposing ideals can spark sour debates, and will even bring about demands nation intervention. How then do new or borderline non secular teams negotiate or mediate the construction of public house? What effect can the media have on new religions? How does the legislation stand up to the "creative destruction" of non secular innovation? during this provocative choice of essays, twelve skilled experts holiday new flooring within the sociological learn of faith.
Human Blood teams is a complete and entirely referenced textual content masking clinical and scientific elements of pink phone floor antigens, including:
- molecular genetics
- biological functions
- clinical value in transfusion medicine
Over a century has handed on the grounds that Landsteiner stumbled on the human blood teams, making the perform of blood transfusion attainable. but, within the six years because the first variation of Human Blood teams was once released, new blood teams were chanced on, numerous blood workforce genes were cloned, and the molecular backgrounds of various blood staff versions were labored out. All this new details has made the construction of a moment variation of Human Blood teams timely.
This publication is a vital reference resource for all these operating within the box of blood transfusion and blood banking.
Chapter 1 Human Blood teams: advent, Terminology, and serve as (pages 1–6):
Chapter 2 ABO, Hh, and Lewis platforms (pages 7–98):
Chapter three MNS Blood team approach (pages 99–174):
Chapter four P Blood teams (pages 175–194):
Chapter five Rh Blood crew approach (pages 195–274):
Chapter 6 Lutheran Blood staff approach (pages 275–294):
Chapter 7 Kell Blood team process (pages 295–323):
Chapter eight Duffy Blood staff approach (pages 324–341):
Chapter nine Kidd Blood team approach (pages 342–351):
Chapter 10 Diego Blood team process (pages 352–368):
Chapter eleven Yt Blood staff process (pages 369–373):
Chapter 12 Xg Blood team method (pages 374–386):
Chapter thirteen Scianna Blood staff procedure and the Radin Antigen (pages 387–391):
Chapter 14 Dombrock Blood workforce procedure (pages 392–397):
Chapter 15 Colton Blood staff method (pages 398–403):
Chapter sixteen LW Blood team approach (pages 404–413):
Chapter 17 Chido/Rodgers Blood staff procedure (pages 414–425):
Chapter 18 Gerbich Blood workforce approach (pages 426–443):
Chapter 19 Cromer Blood team approach (pages 444–454):
Chapter 20 Knops Blood crew process and the associated fee Antigens (pages 455–464):
Chapter 21 Indian Blood team method and the An Wjantigen (pages 465–472):
Chapter 22 okay Blood crew approach (pages 473–475):
Chapter 23 RAPH Blood staff method (pages 476–477):
Chapter 24 JMH Blood workforce method (pages 478–481):
Chapter 25 Ii Antigens and chilly Agglutination (pages 482–497):
Chapter 26 Er Antigens (pages 498–499):
Chapter 27 Low Frequency Antigens (pages 500–504):
Chapter 28 excessive Frequency Antigens (pages 505–513):
Chapter 29 Sid Antigens (pages 514–520):
Chapter 30 Human Leucocyte linked (HLA) classification I Antigens on crimson Cells (pages 521–523):
Chapter 31 Polyagglutination and Cryptantigens (pages 524–532):
Chapter 32 Blood staff Gene Mapping (pages 533–548):