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In collaboration with SOAS Centre of Islamic Studies The Qurʾanic Linguistics Research Group Inaugural International Conference 14th -15th March, 2023 In collaboration with SOAS Centre of Islamic Studies Call for Papers The Qurʾānic Linguistics Research Group (QLG) is delighted to announce that it will be hosting its Inaugural International Co...
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If humans are created in the image of a trinitarian God, then we might consider that the fundamental ontology of humans would be relational, furthermore to some degree perichoretic. If perichoresis is somehow reflected in human relations (notwithstanding all Creation), perichoresis should be evident analogically in our social relations, theology, a...
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This book addresses the challenge of understanding human life. It compares our life experience with the attempts to graps it by astrologers, eugenicists, psychologists, neuroscientists, social scientists and philosophers. A comprehensive approach will try to fully understand their complexity while a more explanatory approach considers only certain...
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The article discusses the characterization of the visualization of (non)visible reality in Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The author suggests that semiotic and legal analysis should be used to understand the meaning of the color code of the novel. Semiotic discourse reduces the ambiguity, uncertainty, and expression of the color code t...
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The research titled "Rain Symbolism in Tere Liye's Rain novel" was examined using semiotic method. To get the unity of the meaning of rain symbolism in the novel is used Riffaterre's semiotic theory and other supporting theories. This study aims to: (1) describe the hipogram in Tere Liye's Rain novel, (2) to describe the meaning of "rain" in Tere L...
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This research aims to investigate the psychological underpinnings for adopting Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) practices among Muslims community by exploring the Islamic view and teachings of environmental protection and GSCM practices. By taking an ethical-religious perspective, this research provides a list of verses from the Holy Quran and...
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Exploitation as a concept continues to be dismissed as a myth by many economists, philosophers and public intellectuals, both in the sense of labour exploitation, i.e., during the process of capitalist commodity production, as well as the idea of inter-state or imperialist exploitation. The concept is dismissed on the basis of its alleged connectio...
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Human activity is fundamentally embedded in and constituted by technology. In this regard, technology influences not only how people experience the world, but also which possibilities for action offered by the environment (affordances) can be perceived and ultimately acted upon. As having socio-cultural and normative aspects, affordances are deeply...
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Internet memes are a fundamental aspect of digital culture. Despite being individual expressions, they vastly transcend the individual level as windows into and vehicles for wide-stretching social, cultural, and political narratives. Empirical research into meme culture is thriving, yet particularly compartmentalized. In the humanities and social s...
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The comparative method applied to symbolic hermeneutics researches allows us to identify the annulment of women and their subsumption to the sphere of nature in the Middle Eastern and Greek origin myths that guided the evolution of Western civilization. In this article, we propose the hypothesis that there is a relationship between oppression and a...
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The capitalist mode of production (hereafter, CMP) has undergone major trans- formations over the last decades. While the appearance of new forms of rent blurred the classical distinctions between wage, profit and rent, it also stimulated a new wave of both theoretical and political debate addressing the nature and function of factor payments. In p...
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The present article contains the philological edition of the Old Babylonian Sumerian composition Dumuzi and Ĝeštinanna (UET 6, 11), a study of its literary characteristics, intertextual elements, allusions, and early hermeneutic techniques.
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Gadamer’s hermeneutic philosophy quite avoids the problem of the literary objectiveness. Ultimately, the objectiveness in the literature (art) is dissolved in the objectiveness of other fields. In contrast to the ‘natural’ objectiveness and the objectivenesss based on various societal conventions, the legitimacy of a literary work is solely guarant...
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Resumo. O foco deste trabalho é apresentar uma investigação de artigos que se referem à estética na Educação/Ensino de Química. Um argumento para que haja a inclusão da estética nos cursos de ciên-cias é o aperfeiçoamento da percepção que ela possibilita, contribuindo para experiências estéticas que valorizem os sentidos e não somente o agreguem ao...
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Discourses in theological anthropology ought to begin by centering the human condition in all its multiple expressions. Experiences of marginalized women of color do not always make it to the forefront of such discourses. What does it mean to be a woman of color in God’s imagination? How can we speak of the human person as a rainbow reality of dive...
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To find the values of education in literature, reading skills, especially literary works for the ages of children, are also required. This analysis uses analytical descriptive method, which is to examine the character education values of the character's main character through the heuristic and hermeneutic readings. Of the eighteen values of charact...
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Song 4:12–15 depicts the body of the bride as a ‘locked garden’ filled with fruits, exotic and medicinal plants and abundant freshwater. These luxuries are said to be plentiful and appealing but carry with them the threat of spoiling. In this way, the garden is ready for enjoyment, but forbidden (locked) at the same time. The geo-metaphor of the br...
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Biblical trauma studies strongly emphasize that texts and traditions that eventually formed the Hebrew Bible helped both the authors and the (former) “readers” to cope with catastrophic events. This approach, however, leads to side-lining other functions of biblical texts, for instance the extent to which biblical texts were used and transmitted no...
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Good literary works, should be able to provide educational values to readers in addition to its entertaining. To find the values of education in literature, reading skills, especially literary works for the ages of children, are also required. The author should also pay attention to the vocabulary and elements of the literary works (intrinsic an...
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A good literary work should be able to provide educational values to its readers in addition to its entertaining nature. To find educational values in literary works, reading skills are also needed, especially literary works that are intended for children. The author analyzes the values of character education contained in a children's story entitle...
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This article examines two issues in Ecclesiastes 12:12, namely making (many) books and learning. "Learning" and "writing practice" are prevalent in thought and literature in the Ancient Near East. Qohelet's perspective, particularly related to "writing books" and "learning," is a genre of wisdom that can be easily found in the corpus of Old Testame...
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The purpose of the article is to determine specifics of historical, detective, and other retro-genres and their functioning in contemporary literature. The methodology of the work is built on interdisciplinary integration of leading methods of the contemporary Cultural studies, philosophy, and study of art. The culturological hermeneutics is a domi...
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The purpose of the article consists of to consider "entertainment" in the fine arts of Ukraine of the XX–XXI centuries as a form of accumulation of socio-cultural experience. The research methodology consists in the application of the analytical method –to determine the theoretical and methodological foundations of the study of "entertainment" in t...
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Cette étude sur Beethoven en France, conçue à l’occasion du 250ème anniversaire de sa naissance, explore le parcours intellectuel de Brigitte et Jean Massin, auteurs en 1955 de Ludwig van Beethoven, qui reste à ce jour la biographie de référence en langue française. A partir de documents inédits du Fonds Brigitte et Jean Massin de l’Institut de Mém...
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RESUMO Objetivo: este texto foi escrito como um ensaio tal qual proposto por Adorno e atravessado por premissas da hermenêutica crítica e filosófica. Nele, somos norteados por um incômodo fundamental: A quem serve a pesquisa em Administração? Provocações: tomamos como base a reflexão sobre as diferenças discursivas e sociais entre o campo acadêmico...
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The debate whether there is African philosophy has ended but there was a time when it was a serious business. While the debate raged on, many African scholars made attempts to defend a system of philosophizing called ‘African philosophy’. One of the scholars who offered a defence for the existence of African philosophy is Chukwudum Barnabas Okolo....
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In this paper we seek to approach the theoretical proposal of Mauricio Beuchot, known as analogical hermeneutics, for its subsequent application to political science. His epistemological position will be particularly analyzed, which is regarded as an alternative to the current positivist and postmodern lines of though. The study and research of Pol...
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This paper critically analyses the challenges that are making the st practice of African Communitarianism increasingly difficult in the 21 Century. African Communitarianism is the principle of social living and social ordering that is rooted in the psyche of Africans mostly in the pristine past. Though many scholars have done extensive works on it,...
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Educated by generations of grammarians who state that the term sanguis (blood) is used only in the singular, Fathers of the Church, exegetes, and commentators were confronted with about twenty scriptural, essentially veterotestimentary tokens where sanguis is used in the plural. Justifications for this particular use appear throughout the commentar...
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Effective design of Training programs has broadly been perceived as an approach to enhancing employees' performance. Arguably, factors such as technological breakthroughs, globalization, change in values, and demographic change have necessitated organizations to continuously think about innovative approaches to bring businesses to a cutting edge of...
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Objective: a comprehensive theoretical and legal study of the nature of judicial practice. Methods : the methodological basis of the article is postclassical rationality, which allows studying judicial practice in the context of its impact on the public relations regulation and establishing the legal nature of this phenomenon. This determined the i...
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of thesis submitted for the degree of PhD). 1 This thesis aims to demonstrate the significance of the applicability of the trial metaphor model in Walter Brueggemann's Old Testament teology work. He approaches the texts of the Old Testament with a pattern taken from the Scripture itself to be used in his reasoning. I find convincing what he writes...
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The pandemic caused by COVID-19 has changed the world forever, forcing it to turn to the values, which, under globalized capitalism, were rapidly decreasing in significance. This transformation should take place based on the idea of safeguarding and caring for life, therefore the issue of public health is of particular relevance. The pandemic has c...
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This article is devoted to the philosophical study of the conditions under which knowledge can become a component or tool of education. The presentation of the contribution of epistemology to human development and education is based on addressing issues such as the nature of knowledge, sources of knowledge, theories, and criteria of truth. We proce...
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In his book, “What does the Bible really teach about homosexuality?” theologian Kevin DeYoung compares his own conservative biblical hermeneutics to those of contemporary revisionists as it relates to homosexuality throughout the Bible in the following: Sodom and Gomorrah, Leviticus and the Mosaic Law – covenant, Romans 1:18-27, 1 Corinthians 6 and...
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Sermons by Lay Preacher (LP) in Pentecostal circles are often judged to depart from arbitrary interpretations because they involve personal experience in the biblical text understanding. However, Hans-Georg Gadamer has promoted the fusion of horizon in his hermeneutic ideas, which seems to be in line with LP's practice of interpreting biblical text...
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The modern science of thinking in networks and the interpretation of human activities made in networks are almost as old as the science of tourism, or as this paper calls it, travel science. The basic background of the paper is provided by the accessibility scrutiny performed in travel science and frequently referred to in the article. The paper is...
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This study aims to explain the hermeneutic procedure for the preparation of the COOL Youth Supplement and to analyze its suitability with the Pentecostal hermeneutic concept. COOL Youth Supplement is a term for youth cell group material at GBI Gatot Subroto (GBI Gatsu) Jakarta, a church of the Classical Pentecostal. This research was carried out us...
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Resumen.-Valorar la pertinencia de los programas formativos que se ofertan desde las instituciones de Educación Superior es importante para asegurar la calidad de los programas y de los egresados. Es un estudio no experimental de corte transversal, descriptivo, con enfoque mixto, realizado en una Universidad de República Dominicana, que buscaba ana...
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In light of the notions of ‘form’ and ‘essence’ as per the existential framework, this paper demonstrates that the proscription of trading with impure substances, and the strict protocols on maintaining a state of purity and being cleansed of impurities, was contextual to the way of life of the seventh century Arabian community and their environmen...
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Aims To explore and understand the experiences of patients with advanced illness in relation to dignity during end‐of‐life care in emergency departments. Design Qualitative study based on Gadamer's hermeneutics. Methods Between September 2019 and February 2020, 16 in‐depth interviews were carried out with advanced illness patients who attended em...
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Background: Cancer care study shows that after a cancer diagnosis, patients and their families face a number of challenges, including a financial crisis, increased mental stress, relationship issues, and trouble engaging in regular activities. [1,2] Psycho-oncological studies also reveal the patients' tremendous distress and incredulity upon obtain...
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Background: Coronary artery disease (CAD), also known as ischemic heart disease or atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD), is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality globally and has contributed to about 80% of sudden deaths. [1,2] Purpose: There have been advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of CAD and are still going on to...
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This article proposes the comparison of two methods of analysis, semiotics, and hermeneutics, to address contemporary issues in ethical and political philosophy, through the study of the phenomenon of epistemic injustice. Conceptualized by Fricker (2007), epistemic injustice is synonymous with the denial of the value of knowledge that an individual...
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“Creditions” are an important new idea within our contemporary understanding of the human. They potentially represent the unity of both humanistic and scientific ways of modeling the human. As such, “creditions” offer a bridge between current thinking in science and the humanities and the development of a more powerfully integrated interdisciplinar...
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Introduction The social media platform Reddit is a contemporary context where we have an opportunity to identify problems experienced by people regarding different aspects of life. The platform is virtually anonymous which might make users discuss their problems more freely. Reddit is divided in subreddits where different subjects are discussed and...
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This paper will examine Muslim women’s engagement in Islamic scholarship by reviewing the foundational source of Islamic knowledge while referencing Somali female activists I interviewed in my 2017 published thesis. In particular, Somali women’s active participation within the realm of Islamic scholarship in the diaspora will be reviewed, including...
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Aims and objectives To explore the shared experiences of people with stroke and caregivers in preparedness to manage post‐discharge care. Background People with stroke and caregivers show dyadic effects in dealing with post‐discharge care challenges. However, few studies have explored their shared experiences and unique challenges for each dyadic...
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The book of Amos is among the most studied books in the Bible. The high scholarly interest in Amos is due to the prophet’s emphasis on true religion. Amos’ message cannot be understood without a proper understanding of the context in which it was delivered. Amos ministered in eighth-century Israel when the nation had prospered economically and poli...
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Objectives To examine the perspectives of patients and healthcare professionals of self-administration of subcutaneous (SC) injection of Bortezomib in the homes of patients with Multiple Myeloma (MM), and to assess organizational aspects. Methods A prospective, clinical, parallel mixed-method design with a qualitative core and a quantitative suppl...
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Introduction The noun “maieutics” derives from maia (mother, midwife) and the related verbs “maieusis” and “maieonuai” mean “giving birth” and “easing childbirth”. Socrates’ maieutics aspires to give birth to the truth in the youth. Since homeric times psychotherapy has been part of medical act. Initially, the physician’s word had a magical charact...
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Introduction BPD are often characterized by dependence, affectability, unpredictability, impulsivity and self-destructiveness. Paradoxically, the symptoms associated with BPD are the same behaviors that makes them difficult to accommodate by health professionals. They constitute the most excluded and stigmatized patient group. Objectives To gain k...
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One way to understand the Qur’an is by translating the message using Pegon script and Nadhom media. One expert who uses the method to teach students is Ahmad Dimyati. The purpose of this research is to investigate Ahmad Dimyati’s works, and one of his works was the translation of the Qur’an using the Pegon script and Nadhom media in the context of...
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African Divine Church (ADC) is an African Instituted Church affiliated to the Organisation of the African Instituted Churches, which shapes African Instituted Churches’ (AICs’) theology through theological education. ADC has both lived, and sung-narrated theology and it originated from the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada, hence Pentecostal with ex...
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Interculturality in higher education in Ecuador is linked to mainstreaming and programs aimed at teacher training, particularly for indigenous peoples and nationalities. This stage proposes a reflection on how the interculturality concept is used in higher education at the University of Cuenca. It had an analytical-interpretive approach of a hermen...
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This essay aims to discuss the concept and limits of the translation of legal texts, taking as an example the Spanish translation practices of the French Civil Code in the 19th century. The results of these practices are examined in the light of the theories of George Steiner, who treats translations as hermeneutic shifts. In these terms, the trans...
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The article presents the unpublished redactional process of the authentic interpretation of May 31, 2016, regarding can. 1041, 4º and 5º CIC, based on research in the Archives of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts. It highlights the discussions between the consultors and the cardinals (22 participants), in addition to the superiors of the...
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This study discusses how suicidal discourses were reconstructed in Turkish cinema between 1980-2015 period. In the first chapter of the study, it has been tried to explain how the phenomenon of suicide is interpreted in the fields of sociology, psychology, philosophy and religion in the historical process, by discussing it in a theoretical and...
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Interculturality in higher education in Ecuador is linked to mainstreaming and programs aimed at teacher training, particularly for indigenous peoples and nationalities. This stage proposes a reflection on how the interculturality concept is used in higher education at the University of Cuenca. It had an analytical -interpretive approach of a herme...
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Using hermeneutical approach, this qualitative research looks at the values embedded in the exemplary characters of Sheikh Akhmad Mutamakkin. The data were drawn from the kajen text. The Sufism. He has blended Islamic tradition and local tradition(Java). Therefore, he cannot be categorized as misguided ulama so that there is no need to revise any w...
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As a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-cultural country, there is a need for an architectural approach to translating the style of appearance and design that can highlight the diverse identity in the Malaysian context. Deconstructivism, a global approach to architecture, is hypothesized as an alternative solution to this problem...
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This abstract presents the results of an interdisciplinary learning experience carried out in the areas of Philosophy and Communication during 2019 to 2021 at the Catholic University of Dom Bosco, Central-West Region of Brazil. The partnership established between the courses in Philosophy, Journalism and Advertising consisted in connecting the two...
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This paper contributes to e-government research by presenting a conceptual framework of the key-features of the situational context that informs citizens approaches to bureaucratic encounters with government (BEs). The framework is developed through a qualitative hermeneutic approach involving several different literatures. The framework identifies...
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The military aggression of the Russian Federation and its full-scale invasion of the territory of Ukraine forced the introduction of martial law in Ukraine and the transition of the state apparatus and society in general to functioning in new legal realities. The introduction of martial law is reflected in the provision of constitutional human righ...
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RESUMOA filosofia do direito ainda discute questões ultrapassadas, que remontam ao neo-kantismo de Kelsen, e interpretações supostamente descritivas do direito (“pontos arquimedianos” de Hart), em convencionalismo (Platão), o qual atualmente prende-se no paradigma do consensualismo presumido do contratualismo clássico (Hobbes, Rousseau e Locke) e d...
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The military actions of the Russian Federation against Ukraine cause considerable losses to the Ukrainian people: the military and civilian population die, infrastructure and housing are destroyed, and cultural heritage is destroyed. The specified losses must have consequences namely - compensation for damages at the expense of the occupying countr...
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This article seeks to interpret the phrase Πάτερ, ημων ο εν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς in the invocation of the Lord’s Prayer in the light of Ewe-Ghanaian cosmology. The article employs a combination of the historical-critical and indigenous mother tongue biblical hermeneutical approaches to explore the implication of the invocation for Ewe-Ghanaian Christian s...
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The aimof the study is to identify the main conceptual narrative concepts of media discourse and illustrate how narrative analysis reveals narrative strategies of media text, which in turn provides a basis for identifying hidden meanings, ideologies, myths, even in the structure of so-called non-narrative media -news journalism. Research methods an...
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In my review of Zygmunt Bauman’s selected writings about Culture and Art, I stress the value of editing process. The editors have run a complex work of compilation and translation of ancient or unpublished relevant works of the Polish sociologist, otherwise difficult to reach for Western researchers. With this, they provide a remarkable tool for un...
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Religious or spiritual experiences (RSE) are often difficult to fully express even if one might be able to describe particular aspects of them. Yet the influences that such carry in a person’s mode of being can be vast, and they are clearly a fundamental part of the human condition (whether accepted, denied, or dismissed, their occurrence appears u...
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This article analyzes the existence of Exemplary values contained in Sheikh Akhmad Mutamakkin. These values can be seen by applying qualitative studies in kajen's text. Through the Hermeneutics approach, it was revealed that the Sheikh's method of Sufism Mutamakkin is an eclectic and conformative form between Islamic traditions and local (Javanese)...
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The thesis objective is to reveal the specifics of implementing postmodernism categories in the artist’s biography via involving the conceptions of culture theorists. The research methodology: a complex of approaches has been applied for the integral comprehension of the given issues, i.e. biographical, analytical, historical, hermeneutic, systemic...
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Objective: In a multiple-birth family, parenthood means being a parent to more than one child of the same age. The aim of this study was to describe the experiences of fathers of twins in order to contribute to the understanding of twin fatherhood and the needs for support. This article also provides some concrete guidance for midwives and nurses....
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The Balinese tradition of meruwat is equated by restoring the state of objects, living things, or human beings. In addition to restore them, it means being free from all dirt, fatigue, or the like. Sometimes pengruwatan is believed to be a definition to get a better life, of course, through rituals that are carried out and believed in. Kalatattwa c...
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Including the voices and knowledge of service users is essential for developing recovery-oriented and evidence-based mental health services. Recent studies have however, suggested that challenges remain to the legitimization of user knowledge in practice. To further explore such challenges, a co-production study was conducted by a team of researche...
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The critique of religion is hotly debated in contemporary media, legal and educational discourses. This review takes almost 50 years (1976–2022) of Norwegian research on the critique of religion in religious education as a point of departure to highlight how the discourse on the critique of religion is negotiated and represented. The review showcas...
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This chapter discusses and evaluates postcolonial hermeneutics.
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Overview of research contributions: 1. Early Christian studies 2. Hermeneutics 3. Film Studies 4. Logic
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Life is by its very nature dialogical-M. Bakhtin Dialogical Imagination as A Way of Understanding The notion of dialogical imagination introduced by Mikhail Bakhtin is a creative hermeneutical process. According to Bakhtin, the hermeneutical process occurred within the circle of understanding which actively and continually encounters another unders...
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The split between the subject and object is the epistemological inheritance of modernity's enchantment with substance, notably shown by the subjectivism in the Cartesian 'cogito' and Kantian 'transcendental I'. In this paper, I will attempt to argue that despite Heidegger's ontological hermeneutics that eclipsed Descartes' dualism and Kant's transc...
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The digital interferes in multiple ways in our current day practice of history. This article argues that it not only impacts the way we search, store, analyze, and visualize historical sources and how we tell our stories, but the dynamic, real-time, and connected nature of digital research infrastructures and the Internet has a deep influence on ho...
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Deep learning is a method from the field of artificial intelligence that is currently being used in many disciplines to create appraisal decisions. The form of machine learning is also being used in history, for example for text recognition or the identification of named entities. Since deep learning will become a much stronger part of the methodol...
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This article focuses on the coping skills of one selected, extraordinary woman, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (1757–1854) during the founding of the United States of America. This work contributes to theory on two different levels. First, it contributes to psychobiographical research on women in diverse spheres of society, thereby strengthening the a...
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Synodality is a recurring topic in the media and centers of theological thought, arousing both interest and doubt. The present work seeks responses to some key questions: is synodality an innovation or traditional? What is the purpose of synods? Is synodality firmly rooted in the Deposit of Faith? Initiating with the etymological, ordinary theologi...
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This article scrutinizes the use of liminality as a term to understand medieval dance practices. With the case of the feast day of St. Eluned described in Gerald of Wales Itinerarium Cambriae, I first present common ways that historians and theologians have used the term liminality in order to describe historical depictions of feasts of saints wher...
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Throughout his writings Dilthey strove to provide solid epistemological and methodological foundations for the Humanities. In so doing he developed a theory of hermeneutics and called the methodological foundation upon which interpretation of texts in the Humanities rests Verstehen (Understanding). This article examines the dilemma Dilthey faced in...
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Background: Cancer care research demonstrate that after receiving a cancer diagnosis, patients and their families experience a variety of difficulties, including a monetary crisis, heightened mental stress, relationship problems, and difficulty engaging in daily activities. [1,2] Additionally, extreme distress and astonishment felt by the patients...
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Aim: This study aims to describe and interpret what it is school nurses strive to achieve for themselves in order to remain in practice. Design: A qualitative study with a hermeneutic approach. Method: The data were collected by means of in-depth interviews with 15 Norwegian school nurses on two separate occasions and analysed using a phenomen...
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Background: Coronary artery disease (CAD), also known as ischemic heart disease or atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD), is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality globally and has contributed to about 80% of sudden deaths. [1,2] According to the WHO estimates, in 2019, a total of 17.9 million people died from CVD, representing a...
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Using a hermeneutical method this article reviews the complex nature of clinical wisdom in the context of multi-faith evidence based spiritual care and psychotherapy. A literature review revealed seven key descriptors: 1) Clinical wisdom is rooted in virtues and the character of practitioners. 2) Clinical wisdom emerges in relationship. 3) Clinical...
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Using empirical research, this book aims to critically analyse the dynamics, culture and forms of subjectivity of neoliberalism. It draws upon existing historical, sociological and cultural studies to excavate the geneaology of the capitalist subject with specific emphasis on the neo-liberal governmental context of the last four decades. Michel Fou...
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persecutions suffered by the Yazidis with the help of the following questions: How many Yazidi genocides have been documented? What were the reasons behind these genocides and persecutions? Whether or not all the mass atrocities suffered by the Yazidis should be termed genocide? This study is a part of my postdoctoral research, which is an effort t...
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A Kenyan philosopher, Henry Odera Oruka (1944-1995), conceptualised and articulated the six trends in African philosophy. ese are ethno-philosophy, nationalistic-ideological philosophy, artistic (or literary philosophy), professional philosophy, philosophic sagacity and hermeneutic philosophy. In this article, we maintain that the last three of the...
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Although highly disputed, critical realism (in Ian G. Barbour’s style) is widely known as a tool to relate science and religion. Sympathising with an even more stringent hermeneutical approach, Andreas Losch had argued for a modification of critical realism into the so-called constructive-critical realism to give humanities with its constructive ro...
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Background Glioblastoma (GBM) is a devastating form of brain cancer, with a short life expectancy. In addition to this poor prognosis, people with GBM often experience symptoms which may have a profound impact on their subjective wellbeing (SWB). The aim of this study was to investigate the lived experiences and perceptions of people with GBM regar...
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This paper aims to explore the economic impact of mobile banking on rural Bangladesh. It also tries to detect the rural people’s perception about this new financial phenomenon. To meet the goals this study involves both quantitative and qualitative investigation. To get the quantitative data a survey w...
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This study explores the perceptions of Norwegian nurses who have received assisted dying requests from terminally ill patients. Assisted dying is illegal in Norway, while in some countries, it is an option. Nurses caring for terminally ill patients may experience ethical challenges by receiving requests for euthanasia and assisted suicide. We appli...
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Suffering is often experienced by those who obey God, while happiness is experienced by those who do not know God. This study aims to re-examine theodicy about disasters and calamities and tries to provide alternative thoughts regarding the relationship between God, accidents and humans, based on the story of Job. This research methodology is a qua...
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In general, phenomenology refers to a variety of philosophical approaches, each of which differs in some important way from the others. Despite this, all those who we call phenomenologists today have a kind of relationship, either positive or negative, direct or indirect, that stems from Edmund Husserl's phenomenology. As a result, phenomenology is...