, North Koreans Welcome Symphonic Diplomacy, N.
In his survey of world philosophies, Wakin
seems persuaded that the Western tradition arising from both the ancients and the Judeo Christian religions is more progressive than most others.
, A Lonely Minority: The Modern Story of Egypt's Copts (New York: William Morrow, 1963), 112.
Elaborating on some ideas of Wakin
, Albert Schweitzer, and others, he pointed especially to moral integrity and expert technical competence.
Pursuing the insights of Ignaz Goldziher and Snouck Hurgronje regarding the gap between Islamic legal doctrine and practice, it was perhaps Jeanette Wakin
who first explicitly pointed to what she called the "ambiguous" status of unwritten documents in Islamic law: although legal doctrine, as crystallized in the formative period of the Islamic legal tradition (eighth through tenth centuries), discouraged the use of written documents as legal proof and, consequently, disregarded them as topics worthy of judicial elucidation, Muslims used documents in all aspects of their lives from the earliest times (Wakin
1972: 4-5; cf.
In his examination of assimilation titled ``Enter the Irish American,'' Edward Wakin
explains how Britain's longtime occupation of Ireland fostered success for the Irish who migrated to America: ``A place had to be won in a competitive and hostile arena.
Stromberg, Malham M, Wakin
, and Daniel Callahan, The Teaching of Ethics in the Military (Hastings-on-Hudson: The Hastings Center, 1982), pp 62-63.
Conference leaders include: Jonathan Alter, senior editor and columnist for Newsweek; Dan Wakin
, religion reporter for the Metropolitan Desk at The New York Times and a correspondent at the Vatican; Ari Goldman, for twenty years a reporter at The New York Times and now teaching at the Columbia School of Journalism; Laurie Goodstein, national religion correspondent at The New York Times; Mark Silk, director of the Leonard E.
, The Function of Documents in Islamic Law (Albany, 1972), 4-7.
With your permission, I hope that I might still be allowed to say a few words, albeit in absentia, concerning Jeanette Wakin
, one of my most beloved friends, who died on March 13.
I say "careful" because most readers will want to skip the extraneous and largely irrelevant diversions into the bureaucracy of teaching, especially at the Air Force Academy where Wakin
taught for decades after seeing combat as an aviator in Vietnam.
2 This valuable essay serves to confirm and expand upon the work of Jeanette Wakin
, which is cited frequently in this book.