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Abrahamic Religions

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  • Religion in Americaby Denis Lacorne; Tony Judt; George Holoch

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 34.99

    America is unique in that its political institutions preceded the development of a national identity. The American Revolution and drafting of the constitution did not deepen a preexisting national self. Rather, it created a new political framework to which the "walls" of culture, particularly references to a distant past, were later added. Revisiting... more...

  • Saved and Sanctifiedby Deidre Helen Crumbley

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95

    During the early twentieth century, millions of southern blacks moved north to escape the violent racism of the Jim Crow South and to find employment in urban centers. They transplanted not only themselves but also their culture; in the midst of this tumultuous demographic transition emerged a new social institution, the storefront sanctified church.... more...

  • Schrift - Macht - Heiligkeitby Karl Bertau; Sonja Glauch

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 210.00

    Der Gebrauch der Alphabetschrift verbindet die jüdische, christliche und muslimische Kultur des Mittelalters. Zwischen den Religionen dieser Kulturen gab es seit jeher intensive Wechselbeziehungen, u. a. durch Übersetzungen bedeutender (heiliger) Texte. Solche Kulturübertragungen bedeuteten immer auch Konflikte des Übersetzens, indem... more...

  • A Mission Too Far...Pacific Commitmentby Jan Snijders

    ATF Press 2012; US$ 29.00

    Jan Snijders, born in the Netherlands in 1928, was professed in the Society of Mary in 1948 and ordained a priest in 1953. The same year he was sent out to the Solomon Islands where he worked as a missionary on the islands of Makira (San Cristoval) and Malaita. From 1967 to 1970 he was involved in the training of catechists and teachers for village... more...

  • Musik und Religionby Jacob A. v. van Belzen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.42

    Zwischen Musik und Religion gibt es vielerlei Beziehungen: Bekannte religiöse Texte sind unzählige Male vertont worden, religiöse Institutionen haben Kompositionen in Auftrag gegeben, in religiöser Architektur finden Konzerte statt usw. Auch der Psychologie gibt das Thema “religiöse Musik” viele Fragen vor: Warum berührt religiöse Musik Menschen oft... more...

  • Why the Baal Shem Tov Laughedby Sterna Citron

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2000; US$ 99.00

    Jewish tradition is rich in stories, many of which center around the lives and work of the great chasidic rabbis, known as rebbes. As a child, Sterna Citron, who descends from distinguished rabbinic families, was surrounded by these stories. Each night at bedtime, her father, the late Rabbi Eli Chaim Carlebach, a member of one of the most outstanding... more...

  • The Journey of the Soulby Leonard S. Kravitz; Kerry M. Olitzky

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1995; US$ 88.00

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  • Yorkshire's Forgotten Fenlandsby Ian D. Rotherham

    Wharncliffe 2010; US$ 8.99

    Yorkshire’ Forgotten Fens’ is a history of the cultural landscape of the wetlands of the Humber basin and the entire county of Yorkshire stretching from the Humber and north Lincolnshire through the Vale of York, through South Yorkshire and Holderness, to Pickering and beyond. The book draws together the story of a changing landscape, the... more...

  • Life As Creationby Shalom Freedman

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1993; US$ 74.00

    Life as Creation: A Jewish Way of Thinking about the World is a collection of aphorisms centered around the biblical concept of creation. It is a collection of provocative thoughts centered on themes such as Creation and Chosenness, Ultimate Limitations in Human Creative Powers, and Creation as Making One's Own Life in Freedom. It is a meditation... more...

  • Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Anotherby Peninnah Schram

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 48.99

    Peninnah Schram, widely regarded as one of the great Jewish storytellers of our generation, has collected and retold sixty-four delightful Jewish folktales to create Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Another . Ms. Schram, who believes that stories form "the link between the generations," helps forge that link with this book, ensuring that these... more...