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  • 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...

  • Jagen oder gejagt werden?: : Beziehungsanalyse und Darstellung der psychischen Dynamik der Liebeby Regina Rohland

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.18

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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... more...

  • Die Vermittlung geistlicher Inhalte im deutschen Mittelalterby Timothy R. Jackson; Nigel F. Palmer; Almut Suerbaum

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 133.00

    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 to range from... 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...

  • Die Stadt als Lebensraum der ersten Christenby Martin Ebner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 66.98

    Das Christentum ist in den Städten des Römischen Reiches groß geworden. Die Adressaten der Botschaft waren in der griechisch-römischen Kultur verwurzelt. Martin Ebner stellt deshalb die Umwelt des Urchristentums fokussiert auf die gesellschaftlichen und religiösen Strukturen der Stadt vor. Einzelne Kapitel befassen sich mit der Architektur der Stadt,... more...

  • Die Freiheit der Gläubigenby Patrick Wulfleff

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 36.06

    Weder dem protestantischen Pietismus noch dem osteuropäisch-jüdischen Chassidismus ? zwei der großen Frömmigkeitsbewegungen der Neuzeit ? wird im theoretisch-theologischen Bereich viel Innovatives attestiert. Unter den Zeitgenossen sorgten beide Bewegungen jedoch für großes Furore. Ihre Frömmigkeitspraxis zeigt, was darin als das spezifisch Pietistische... more...