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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This book examines the method of meditative reading encouraged by John Cassian (c. 360-435) in his ascetic writings, the bulk of which are fictive dialogues that purportedly record the instruction he had received from Egyptial Christian monks. This instruction was at its core an interactive experience, depending upon both the discernment of the master... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
BEWNANS KE is a previously unknown Middle Cornish play, discovered in a late-sixteenth century manuscript bequeathed to the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. The theme of the play is a dispute between St Kea, patron of Kea parish in Cornwall, and Teudar, a local tyrant. In addition, a long section relates to King Arthur, Queen Guineveres... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 15.99
First published in 1974, Church and State in Tonga is a classic study of the formative period of modern Tongan history. The years covered are from the re-establishment of the Wesleyan Methodist mission in the 1820s until the promulgation of the Tongan constitution in 1875. The missionaries assumed the role of political advisors, but by the 1850s... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 48.99
This dissertation intervenes in Reformed readings of the doctrine of providence, particularly around Barth?s critical interpretation of the tradition stemming from Calvin and Schleiermacher. Kim argues that while Barth advances the discussion, his reading of Calvin is significantly hampered by his challenge to Schleiermacher. Kim provides an extensive... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2009; US$ 14.57
Starting from a neutral position, this book looks at claims made by Christian leaders over the centuries and analyses them in the light of modern scholarship. Erudite yet mischievous, the book's scope is wide, from early history to the present day, from America to China, and spanning many different disciplines. Many of the conclusions reached will... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 238.00
This volume of the Jerusalem Talmud publishes four tractates of the Second Order, ?eqalim, Sukkah, Ro? Ha??anah, and Yom Tov. These tractates deal with financial issues concerning the Temple service, with the festival of Tabernacles, the observations at New Year, as well as with holiday observation in general. The tractates are vocalized... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 14.99
In 1095 Pope Urban II launched the First Crusade to recover Jerusalem from the Seljuq Turks. Tens of thousands of people joined his cause, making it the single largest event of the Middle Ages. The conflict would rage for over 200 years, poisoning Christian and Islamic relations forever. In this new introduction to the Crusades, Andrew Jotischky takes... more...