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  • The Uncovered Headby Yedidya Itzhaki; Nahum Steigman

    University of Delaware 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...

  • Muslim Merit-making in Thailand's Far-Southby Christopher M. Joll

    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...

  • Flows of Faithby Lenore Manderson; Wendy Smith; Matt Tomlinson

    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...

  • Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spiritby Anthony Briggman

    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...

  • 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$ 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 they introduced... more...

  • Philologie und Philosophieby Hans Gerhard Senger

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 133.00

    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 of editing,... more...