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The Haven of the Monastery and the Harvest of Souls: Monasticism and Missions according to Gregory the Great
Monasticism and missions, at first glance, would seem to have little to do with one another. Monasticism is characterized by a life of contemplation, carried out in withdrawal from the activities of the world. Mission, on ...
Intellectuals, literature, and publishing houses in Iran: 1960-1990
This paper contends that the politics of interpretation in any society cannot be comprehended in its entirety unless the questions of agency and medium are analyzed. Looking in particular at the role of publishing houses ...
The 'Self-Animal' and Divine Digestion: Goat Sacrifice to the Goddess Kali in Bengal
My paper explores the cultural meaning and central logic of the gift-offering of goats, pathabali. I elicit this meaning from the incantations in the rite of bali itself, my own observations on ritual action that follows ...
Learning how to learn about the supervision of student teachers
(Virginia Tech, 1990-03-04)
Recent calls for reform in teacher education have included improving the clinical experience of preservice teachers (Boyer, 1983; The Holmes Group, 1986). Research on student teaching indicates that the role of the cooperating ...
A case for the extension to the Blacksburg Middle School
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1996)