The Religion and Spirituality in Society Journal

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Boko Haram: History, Ideology, and Goal

This article examines theories of origin of Boko Haram, its jihadist agenda, and its goal to establish a caliphate in northern Nigeria.

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Published online: March 17, 2017

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“I Am the Ghost Who E’er Denies”: An Exodus-based Biblical Sociology of Religion and Its Role in Society

This article argues that religion’s task is to imagine the otherness of the self and the world as a necessary dialogue partner in the social discourse and the public sphere.

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Published online: January 31, 2017

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Catholic, Anglican, and Puritan Representations of the Scholar as a Model of Martyrdom

This is a comparative analysis of Catholic and Protestant portrayals of learned men as martyrs.

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Published online: December 21, 2016

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An Integration of Thai Buddhist Monk Social Norms: Preventions and Solutions

This research aimed to study the historical background of Buddhist monks in Bangkok and surrounding provinces, examine the current circumstances and problems of Buddhist monks, and integrate social norms.

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Published online: December 9, 2016

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"Pay to Caesar the Things of Caesar": Contesting Judeo-Christian Secularism and Neo-colonial Legitimation

This article challenges the Judeo-Christian secularist appeal to Jesus's injunction to "pay to Caesar the things of Caesar" as a legitimation of US neo-imperialism.

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Published online: November 29, 2016

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Bridging the Gap in the African-Ibibio Socio-Religious Landscape: Spirituality and the Social Justice Paradigm in Luke’s Gospel

Despite the intense religiosity of the African-Ibibio society, its social reality remains largely inhumanising. How this gap is exposed and bridged depends on the resource. The people’s cosmology is evaluated.

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Published online: November 29, 2016

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The Soul, Addiction, and Sin Taxes

This article discusses Thomas Aquinas’ understanding of the passions and affections of the soul as they relate to addiction and sin taxes.

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Published online: November 11, 2016

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Pan-Africanism versus Afro-Christian Protestantism: Jamaica’s National Identity

This article examines the relationship between Black racial consciousness and Christianity in Jamaica and demonstrates that Protestantism provided the political center and group identity for Black Jamaicans.

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Published online: October 26, 2016

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Balancing Law and Belief: The Dichotomy of the Mortal and the Immortal

This is a critical review of balancing the needs of religion with the needs of charity law in contemporary society, where both law and religion are of fundamental importance.

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Published online: October 26, 2016

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The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society , Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2017

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Issue: Print [Authors Only]

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Issue: Print

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