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- University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 79.99
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...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 162.53
Hauptbeschreibung This volume collects thirty essays by Shaye J.D. Cohen. First published between 1980 and 2006, these essays deal with a wide variety of themes and texts: Jewish Hellenism; Josephus; the Synagogue; Conversion to Judaism; Blood and Impurity; the boundary between Judaism and Christianity. What unites them is their philological orientation.... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
This volume provides an ethnographic description of Muslim merit-making rhetoric, rituals and rationales in Thailand's Malay far-south. This study is situated in Cabetigo, one of Pattani's oldest and most important Malay communities that has been subjected to a range of Thai and Islamic influences over the last hundred years. The volume describes... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 139.00
Unique local transformations of the practice of established religions in Asia and the Pacific are juxtaposed with the emergence of new religious movements whose incidence is growing across the region. In Flows of Faith, the contributing authors take as their starting point questions of how religions manifest outside their cultural boundaries and provide... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 124.99
Irenaeus' theology of the Holy Spirit is often highly regarded amongst theologians. today, but that regard is not universal, nor has an adequate volume of literature. supported it. This study provides a detailed examination of certain principal, often. distinctive, aspects of Irenaeus' pneumatology. In contrast to those who have. suggested... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 19.23
Hauptbeschreibung Das vorliegende Werk befasst sich mit Martin Walsers Roman Jagd, erschienen 1988, und untersucht die darin beschriebenen zwischenmenschlichen Beziehungen mit Fokus auf die Dynamik der Paarbindungen. Martin Walsers Roman Jagd ist der mittlere Roman aus der Trilogie um die Familie Zürn. Ihm voraus ging 1980 Das Schwanenhaus und bedeutend... 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...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 57.67
Wie ist es zu erklären, dass die überwiegende Mehrzahl der Demokratien auf dem Boden christlich geprägter Staaten heimisch ist, während die meisten islamisch geprägten Gesellschaften nicht-demokratisch bzw. diktatorisch verfasst sind? Gibt es einen Zusammenhang zwischen dem Erbe christlichen Denkens und der Entwicklung von Demokratien? Politologen... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 196.00
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...