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  • John the Baptist – Repost 

    Hamm, Dennis (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-19)
    New Testament scholar Fr. Dennis Hamm discusses John the Baptist and his significance.|The feast of John the Baptist is June 24th.|(This program first appeared in 2010.)
  • The Ministry of Liturgical Music 

    Mattingly, Molly (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-26)
    Molly Mattingly discusses the ministry of liturgical music.|Mattingly is Director of Music Ministry at St. John’s Parish on the campus of Creighton University.
  • Continuity and Rupture: Pentecostal Practice, Community, and Memory in Pinochet’s Chile 

    Florez, Joseph (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
    This paper explores the penetration of Pentecostalism’s discursive emphasis on rupture and discontinuity into the everyday lives of believers in authoritarian Chile. I argue that Pentecostal memories of the Pinochet ...
  • The Adhan Controversy in Historical Perspective: Interpenetrating Protestant, Secular, and Pluralist Paradigms at Duke University, 1839-2016 

    Muir, Scott (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
    This article illustrates how the 2015 adhan controversy exposed tensions between Protestant, pluralist, and secular paradigms at Duke University. It challenges both historical and contemporary models of the relationship ...
  • Does Faith Make You Healthy and Happy? The Case of Evangelical Christians in the UK 

    Smith, Greg (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
    The science of happiness is a developing field which attempts to measure the health and emotional well-being of populations by reliable social survey techniques. One strand of research suggests that religious practice ...
  • Shaming in Judaism: Past, Present, Future 

    Rashi, Tsuriel; Rosenberg, Hananel (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
    It is sometimes thought that public shaming is a new phenomenon, only emerging with the advent of the Internet and, in particular, with the rapid growth of social media. Yet, from a historical and religious viewpoint public ...
  • Revisionist Fiction and Religious Dogma: The Hidden Undercurrents 

    Kumar, Alok; Nirbhay, Mishra (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
    The reinterpretation of religious ideas and beliefs through literary works has become an established literary genre. While some of these works seek to challenge religious authority on historical grounds, others question ...
  • The Philosophical Roots of Rerum Novarum 

    Beabout, Gregory (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-12)
    Professor Gregory Beabout discusses the philosophical roots of Pope Leon XIII’s landmark social encyclical Rerum Novarum.| Dr. Beabout is Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University.
  • The Call to Business and Contemplation 

    Naughton, Michael (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-05)
    Dr. Michael Naughton discusses the relationship between contemplative leisure and the vocation of business.|Dr. Naughton is Professor of Catholic Studies and the Director of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University ...
  • Jesuit Universities and Racial Justice 

    Pestello, Fred P. (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-29)
    Dr. Fred Pestello discusses the efforts of Saint Louis University to deal with a protest/occupation crisis that erupted on SLU’s campus following the 2014 shooting death Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri. Dr. Pestello, ...
  • The Feast of the Ascension – Repost 

    Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-22)
    Dr. Eileen Burke-Sullivan comes back to the program to discuss the feast of the Ascension of Lord. Burke-Sullivan points out that, liturgically, the Ascension is as important as Christmas, but most people are unaware of ...
  • Justice in the Global Economy 

    Laczniak, Gene (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-15)
    Dr. Gene Laczniak discusses the origin and content of the document Justice in the Global Economy: Building Sustainable and Inclusive communities, a recent publication of the Jesuit Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat.|Dr. ...
  • Fairy Tales: Kaski 

    Resakova, Opena (Kazka. Kiev, 2008)
    There are four tales here in this oversize hardbound book, and the last two are fables. FS is the third tale. The unusual feature of this story is that the crane is male and the fox female. One of the nicest features ...
  • The Tortoise and the Hare 

    Mlawer, Teresa (Adirondack Books. Canandaigua, NY, 2016)
    This is a 24-page 8" square pamphlet. The tortoise here is a female and the hare a male, nicely set off by the pink along his nose and up into his ears. Once the race is ready to be run, "everyone thought that the hare ...
  • The Boy Who Cried Wolf 

    Mlawer, Teresa (Adirondack Books. Canandaigua, NY, 2016)
    This is a 24-page 8" square pamphlet. Young Peter and his dog Lucas go out every day to take care of the sheep on the hillside overlooking town. Upon his first "Wolf!" cry, his mother finds him hiding behind a rock ...
  • Les Fables de La Fontaine: Gravures sur Bois 

    Jean de La Fontaine (Les Editions d'Art Les Heures Claires. Paris, 1966)
    Five years ago I bought Henry Lemarié's magnificent set of three volumes of La Fontaine's fables. They came to my attention again this past semester as the student scouts for the upcoming exhibits of the collection were ...
  • 22 Fables de La Fontaine 

    Martin, Sylvie; Côté, Catherine (Les Éditions Coup d'oeil. Saint-Bruno, QC (NA), 2013)
    Here is an extra copy of this book without the CD. Everything about this book is big and lively. 11¼" square with a CD in the center of its cover. The selection of fables suggests which fables are best known these days. ...
  • Fables de La Fontaine 

    La Fontaine (Maison Alfred Mame et Fils. Tours, 1897)
    Here is a first edition of a book I had only, apparently, in its 1910 or so reprinting. What a find! Perhaps the $27 shipping charge scared other buyers away. This firstedition antedates Bodemann #376.1, the reprint ...
  • 22 Fables de La Fontaine 

    Martin, Sylvie; Côté, Catherine (Les Éditions Coup d'oeil. Saint-Bruno, QC (NA), 2013)
    Everything about this book is big and lively. 11¼" square with a CD in the center of its cover. The selection of fables suggests which fables are best known these days. Each two-page narratives is in prose with several ...
  • A Guide for Teaching Aesop's Fables: Lessons in Life for Students of All Ages 

    Meier, Lynn M. (Lynn M. Meier. Reeseville, WI, 1999)
    This is a manual for educators from preschool to junior high school. It contains pages that may be reproduced. Sections are devoted to various age levels. A good group of starting fables is identified on 10 for preschool ...

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