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- B&H Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99
A point-counterpoint discussion about Christianity?s proper social and political relation to the United States-whether the nation is distinctly Christian, distinctly secular, essentially Christian, or partly Christian. more...
- University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 82.99
Surveying the evolution of the Jewish people and its culture and thought throughout the ages, this book describes the momentous results of Jewry's encounter with European Modernism. It traces how, over the last two-and-a-half centuries, pluralism and secularism first took hold in the Jewish world and then expanded until they are now the dominant feature... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 1998; US$ 119.28
These contributions by prominent editors inquire centrally into the relation between philology and philosophy, more specifically the possibility of an inner bond uniting them, of a philological form of knowledge and truth, in short of a philosophy of philology. Alongside studies on the theoretical, methodological and hermeneutic aspects... more...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 119.28
This volume is the fruit of a symposium held in Roscrea (Ireland) in 1994 and concentrates on literature in praise of the Virgin Mary, chronicles, manuscripts, illustration and editing procedures. Also dealt with are Yiddish Bible translations, religious plays and various literary forms of veneration of the saints. The authors referred... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 162.67
The use of an alphabetic script links the Jewish, Christian and Muslim cultures in the Middle Ages. There have always been intensive interrelationships between the religions of these cultures, inter alia through translations of important (sacred) texts. Cultural transmissions such as these also involved conflicts of translation, as... more...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 13.67
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...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2000; US$ 99.99
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...