L imam l v que et le rabbin

Titre : L imam l v que et le rabbin
Auteur : Khalil Merroun
Éditeur : Autrement
ISBN-13 : 9782746744509
Libération : 2016-09-14T00:00:00+02:00

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Trois figures religieuses, trois points de vue, une même volonté : œuvrer pour la paix et le respect mutuel. Michel Dubost, Khalil Merroun et Michel Serfaty explorent ce qui divise et unit aujourd’hui chrétiens, juifs et musulmans. Quelles sont leurs positions sur le voile, la laïcité, la liberté d’expression, ou le religieux à l’école ? Sont-ils Charlie ? Pourquoi tue-t-on au nom de Dieu ? Comment répondre aux phénomènes récents de radicalisation, au traumatisme du 13 novembre 2015 ? Peut-on affirmer son identité sans renier l’autre ? Un dialogue limpide, passionnant, qui questionne avec acuité la place des religions dans notre société. Entretiens menés par Florence Méréo.

Europe the Exceptional Case

Titre : Europe the Exceptional Case
Auteur : Grace Davie
Éditeur : Orbis Books
ISBN-13 : IND:30000092821697
Libération : 2002

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"Europe: the Exceptional Case examines the nature of European religion within a global context, concluding that Europe increasingly looks like an exceptional case when it comes to matters of faith. Europeans find this hard to believe: they are prone to think that what happens in Europe today will happen elsewhere in the world tomorrow. Hence their conviction that as the world modernises, it will necessarily secularise. Grace Davie argues that European religion is not a model for export; it is something distinct, peculiar to the European corner of the world and needs to be understood in these terms."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Red Mafiya

Titre : Red Mafiya
Auteur : Robert I. Friedman
Éditeur : Little, Brown
ISBN-13 : 9780316092876
Libération : 2009-11-29

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In the past decade, from Brighton Beach to Moscow, Toronto to Hong Kong, the Russian mob has become the world's fastest-growing criminal superpower. Trafficking in prostitutes, heroin, and missiles, the mafiya poses an enormous threat to global stability and safety. Today, the mafiya controls over 80 percent of Russia's banks and has siphoned off billions of dollars in Western loans and aid, almost certainly derailing the chance for a stable democracy there. But that is just the beginning, for the mafiya is now in every corner of the United States and has infiltrated some of the banks and brokerage firms that handle your money. And American law enforcement is just waking up to this staggering problem. -- No journalist in the world knows more about the mafiya than Friedman, who has covered the Russian mob for Details, Vanity Fair, and New York. -- At great peril to himself, Friedman interviewed many of the top mobsters, who were stunningly candid about their activities. -- In their depravity, ruthlessness, and brutality, Russian gangsters make the traditional Mafia look like choirboys. Red Mafiya will appeal to anyone interested in the Mob.

Muslim European Youth

Titre : Muslim European Youth
Auteur : Steven Vertovec
Éditeur : Ashgate Publishing
ISBN-13 : UCSC:32106013920837
Libération : 1998-01-01

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Combining national and local case studies on the positions of Muslim youths within five European contexts. Drawing upon ethnographic research, the text examines a variety of responses and demonstrates how Muslim European youth are constructing new models of religious and cultural expression.

The Roosevelt Bears

Titre : The Roosevelt Bears
Auteur : Seymour Eaton
Éditeur : Courier Corporation
ISBN-13 : 0486238199
Libération : 1906

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Relateds the rhyming adventures of two mischievous bears whose greatyest pleasures are eating, playing, and playing tricks on grownups.

Toward an Evangelical Public Policy

Titre : Toward an Evangelical Public Policy
Auteur : Ronald J. Sider
Éditeur : Baker Books
ISBN-13 : 9780801065385
Libération : 2005-02-01

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Deepens thinking about biblical and other conceptual foundations for political engagement in order to unify and give consistency to evangelicals' involvement in politics.

Ben Gurion the armed prophet

Titre : Ben Gurion the armed prophet
Auteur : Michael Bar-Zohar
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105119384001
Libération : 1968

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Michael Bar-Zohar A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Ben Gurion the armed prophet Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Holy Hell

Titre : Holy Hell
Auteur : Gail Tredwell
Éditeur : BookBaby
ISBN-13 : 9780989679411
Libération : 2013-10-25

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Amma, universally known as "The Hugging Saint," went through a two-decade transformation from a simple fisherman's daughter to an international wonder worshiped by millions. Gail "Gayatri" Tredwell was there every step of the way—from early devotee to head female disciple, ever-present personal attendant, handmaiden, whipping post, and unwilling keeper of some devastating secrets. At age nineteen, when she was a happy-go-lucky, adventurous lass from Australia, Tredwell never imagined that she would soon be trading her free spirit and skimpy clothing for a life of submission in an ankle-length sari. Her eager decision to serve the young "saint" began with innocence and a pure desire to please her new guru. In time, the relationship transformed into virtual enslavement in which Tredwell was on call 24/7 and worked herself nearly to death in the hope of finding God. Because she became fluent in the Malayalam language and had continual intimate proximity to Amma for twenty years, Tredwell is uniquely capable of portraying this famous woman. She tells her tale with straightforward honesty, fairness, and a dash of Aussie snap and wit. Although the guru’s flaws are a necessary part of her story and awakening, she strives to be factual throughout, digging deep to eschew victim frameworks and take responsibility for her own role in accepting the abuse and perpetuating the lies. The book evokes the joys of early devotional life and vibrant images of rural India. Through Tredwell's eyes, we watch a modest and traditional ashram metastasize into a business-oriented, bustling, mega-international organization. We also see how such a dizzying rise created vast opportunity for abuse, deceit, and hypocrisy. Tredwell takes us vividly through her varying stages, starting with naïveté and innocent devotion, then on to dawning awareness and confusion, finally to emotional breakdown and her shocking "enlightenment"—her realization that the liberation she urgently required was is in fact liberation from her own guru. In a gradual yet determined struggle, she managed to untangle herself from the web of myth and indoctrination. Only then was she able to muster her battered but not quite broken spirit and plot her escape. Gail's flight to freedom—her victorious recovery from a life of abuse and disillusionment—displays extraordinary strength and inspiring courage.

Dangerous But Not Omnipotent

Titre : Dangerous But Not Omnipotent
Auteur : Frederic M. Wehrey
Éditeur : Rand Corporation
ISBN-13 : 9780833045546
Libération : 2009

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In an analysis grounded in the observation that although Iranian power projection is marked by strengths, it also has serious liabilities and limitations, this report surveys the nature of both in four critical areas and offers a new U.S. policy paradigm that seeks to manage the challenges Iran presents through the exploitation of regional barriers to its power and sources of caution in the regime1s strategic calculus.

Organizations at War in Afghanistan and Beyond

Titre : Organizations at War in Afghanistan and Beyond
Auteur : Abdulkader H. Sinno
Éditeur : Cornell University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780801458064
Libération : 2015-01-26

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While popular accounts of warfare, particularly of nontraditional conflicts such as guerrilla wars and insurgencies, favor the roles of leaders or ideology, social-scientific analyses of these wars focus on aggregate categories such as ethnic groups, religious affiliations, socioeconomic classes, or civilizations. Challenging these constructions, Abdulkader H. Sinno closely examines the fortunes of the various factions in Afghanistan, including the mujahideen and the Taliban, that have been fighting each other and foreign armies since the 1979 Soviet invasion. Focusing on the organization of the combatants, Sinno offers a new understanding of the course and outcome of such conflicts. Employing a wide range of sources, including his own fieldwork in Afghanistan and statistical data on conflicts across the region, Sinno contends that in Afghanistan, the groups that have outperformed and outlasted their opponents have done so because of their successful organization. Each organization's ability to mobilize effectively, execute strategy, coordinate efforts, manage disunity, and process information depends on how well its structure matches its ability to keep its rivals at bay. Centralized organizations, Sinno finds, are generally more effective than noncentralized ones, but noncentralized ones are more resilient absent a safe haven. Sinno's organizational theory explains otherwise puzzling behavior found in group conflicts: the longevity of unpopular regimes, the demise of popular movements, and efforts of those who share a common cause to undermine their ideological or ethnic kin. The author argues that the organizational theory applies not only to Afghanistan-where he doubts the effectiveness of American state-building efforts—but also to other ethnic, revolutionary, independence, and secessionist conflicts in North Africa, the Middle East, and beyond.