Human Dignity in the Judaeo-Christian
Tradition: Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, and Protestant Perspectives
Reflections on religious individuality; Greco-Roman and Judaeo-Christian
texts and practices.
One is forced to question whether or not this is another weapon to oppose the Judaeo-Christian
principles and ethics on which our education services, at statutory, further and higher levels, were originally established.
Less than a year ago, I became keenly interested in the origin and source of the Judaeo-Christian
Bible, because I am a Christian.
Comment: Conventional wisdom has it that accepting 'sexual orientation' includes approving of 'gay' behaviour--and that teaching Judaeo-Christian
beliefs comprises 'hatred.' Has the time now come when the board will formally reject Catholic anthropology and become "inclusive" of sexual immorality?
Jesus promised his hearers that the end of the world was going to occur within the lifetime of persons listening to him preach: "There are some standing here who are not going to experience death until they have seen Allah's theocracy established by force" (Mark 9:1, The Judaeo-Christian
Bible Fully Translated).
The revelation of God enshrined in the Judaeo-Christian
tradition was not originally a book, but experienced as a living Word, heard by the Prophets in the sacred space of the heart and spoken in turn by them to the people of Israel.
roots go deep, as does its animist sensibility.
The usual preponderance of Greek studies over Roman, recently remarked upon by the editors of the special issues on Roman women of Helios 16 (1989), is less marked here; four papers are on Roman subjects, one Judaeo-Christian
. Eight are presented as four complementary pairs, on Greek women poets (Sappho and Nossis), the Hippocratic corpus, Athenians and Spartans, and women in Roman art and public euergetism (Plancia Magna).
A sampling of topics: Greek philosophical elements in some Judaeo-Christian
prayers, early interpretations of Genesis 18:8, the myth of Jewish cannibalism, and pious long-sleepers in pagan, Jewish, and Christian antiquity.
A Syrian visionary of Judaeo-Christian
background, Mani (216-76) founded the religion named after him during the third century CE in Persian Mesopotamia.
In May, he greeted 50 Jewish representatives attending the first international Judaeo-Christian
Symposium organized by the Focolare Movement.