Ecumene


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Ecumene

 

(Greek oikumene), a term that was used to designate the part of the earth inhabited by man. The ecumene was first described by Hecataeus of Miletus, who included Europe (except northern Europe), Asia Minor, Southwest Asia, India, and North Africa in the concept of ecumene.

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Many states in the Islamic ecumene give official sanction to Islam, rest their authority on it, build mosques, provide stipends to imams, control their appointment, write or vet sermons, and set boundaries for what is licit and illicit in matters of faith, theology, the role of women, and morals.
Jenson wonders if perhaps God is not winding down the Protestant experiment, suggesting that, if things continue as they are, God "will carry on the ecumene with the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern churches, and Pentecostal groups.
De modo que la probable presencia de tierras en el hemisferio sur, aun desconocido, llevo a pensar en los antipodas, ya que los modelos conceptuales de la epoca aqui presentados obligaban al siguiente razonamiento: "Si toda la tierra habitable, la ecumene, es como una vasta isla rodeada por el Oceano, lo prodigioso y lo mas desconocido se encuentran en sus bordes" (Leon-Portilla et al.
This articulation of scale-making projects re-embedded Papua New Guineans in a new Christian ecumene connected to global flows of wealth.
In the poorer nations, like India, it is unclear how having limited urban options (including few intermediate-sized cities) affects changes in urbanisation rates along the lower tail; in the richer nations, like Japan, it is still somewhat unclear how the physical margins to ecumene affect changes in urbanisation rates along the upper tail.
Being of lower rank, he was very popular in the Egyptian family religion - in Israe1, (47) too - and spread out to the Hellenistic ecumene.
Beneath the Veneer of Paradise: The Struggle Over Cuban Ethnic Identity and Place in Key West," Ecumene 4.
As Eric Voegelin says, the political order of early China was not an empire but the organization of a clan society that understood itself as the ecumene of human civilization.
A survey of political treaties and the El Amarna diplomatic correspondence bears witness to the impact of the political ecumene (a term borrowed from Assmann) on the translation of deities.
Such neglect, however, was unlikely, given the sweeping scope of the council for the whole ecumene.
pronounced when the ecumene is technologically bound together, but is
neoliberalism or Islamism), juridical ecumene (be it the rule of law or

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