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- Baker Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.99
Fascinating, brief, and accessible stories you need to know behind the people who formed the core beliefs of our Christian faith. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 109.99
The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) is small by anyone's definition, with only about 300,000 members worldwide, but its impact has been widely felt. Unlike other historical dictionaries, the authors present a series of worldwide essays on Quaker theology, history, and practice as well as the lives of individuals who have made this faith their... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
George of Trebizond (1396?1472/3) is among the most colorful figures of early Italian humanism. His translation of the dogmatic works of St. Basil the Great, commissioned by Cardinal Bessarion, should be seen not only in the context of the Unity Council of Ferrara-Florence but also in terms of its singular role in the Plato-Aristotle controversy... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
Jerusalem occupies a unique and perilous position, as the place in which the three monotheistic religions overlap and collide. For those who have lived in it, the history of this much contested city is one of both tolerance and tension. Maher Abu-Munshar explores Muslim treatment of non-Muslims, critically comparing the periods of the two Islamic conquests... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 30.04
Jakob Glatz war zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts als Jugendbuchautor bekannt und geschätzt. Erziehungs- und Bildungsfragen waren im Österreich des ausgehenden 18. Jahrhunderts in festen kirchlichen katholischen Händen. Angesichts von Glatz? religiöser Zugehörigkeit ? er war lutherischer Protestant ? sind sein Erfolg und seine Wirkung bemerkenswert.Lange... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00
In The Specter of Salem , Gretchen A. Adams reveals the many ways that the Salem witch trials loomed over the American collective memory from the Revolution to the Civil War and beyond. Schoolbooks in the 1790s, for example, evoked the episode to demonstrate the new nation?s progress from a disorderly and brutal past to a rational present, while ... more...
Visions in Late Medieval England: Lay Spirituality and Sacred Glimpses of the Hidden Worlds of FaithBRILL 2007; US$ 138.00
This volume is the first to explore the breadth of vision types in late medieval English lay spirituality. Analyzing 1000+ accounts, it proposes that visions buttressed five core dynamics (relating to purgatory, saints, demons, sacramental faith, and the Church?s authority). more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95
Why did ancient philosophers consult oracles, write about them, and consider them to be an important part of philosophical thought and practice? This book explores the extensive links between oracles and philosophy in Late Antiquity, particularly focusing on the roles of oracles and other forms of divination in third and fourth century CE Neoplatonism.... more...