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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00
The Karaites, a non-Talmudic Turkic-speaking Jewish minority that had been living in Eastern Europe since the late Middle Ages, developed a unique ethnographic culture and religious tradition. The book offers the first comprehensive study of the dramatic history of the Polish-Lithuanian Karaite community in the twentieth century, especially... more...
- Greystone Books 2015; US$ 8.95
"Raif Badawi's is an important voice for all of us to hear" — Salman Rushdie Raif Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger, shared his thoughts on politics, religion, and liberalism online. He was sentenced to 1,000 lashes, ten years in prison, and a fine of 1 million Saudi Riyal, over a quarter of a million U.S. dollars. This politically topical polemic... more...
Transnational Networks and Cross-Religious Exchange in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean and Atlantic WorldsAshgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
In 1644, the news that Antonio de Montezinos claimed to have discovered the Lost Tribes of Israel in the jungles of South America spread across Europe fuelling an already febrile atmosphere of messianic and millenarian expectation. By tracing the process in which one set of apocalyptic ideas was transmitted across the Christian and Islamic worlds,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.50
In the thousand years before the rise of Islam, two radically diverse conceptions of what it means to say that a law is divine confronted one another with a force that reverberates to the present. What?s Divine about Divine Law? untangles the classical and biblical roots of the Western idea of divine law and shows how early adherents to biblical... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 95.00
Preaching Bondage introduces and investigates the novel concept of doulology, the discourse of slavery, in the homilies of John Chrysostom, the late fourth-century priest and bishop. Chris L. de Wet examines the dynamics of enslavement in Chrysostom?s theology, virtue ethics, and biblical interpretation and shows that human bondage as a metaphorical... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available
Biographische Informationen Dr. theol. J. Cornelis de Vos ist Privatdozent für Neues Testament und Hellenistisches Judentum an der Universität Münster. Dr. theol. Niclas Förster ist Privatdozent für Neues Testament und Hellenistisches Judentum an der Universität Münster und Pastor. Reihe Schriften des Institutum Judaicum Delitzschianum -... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 29.08
Autorität lässt keinen kalt. Der Begriff ist schon allein aufgrund seiner Ambivalenz, seiner wechselhaften Auslegungsgeschichte und den damit verbundenen unterschiedlichen Interpretationen strittig. Autorität ist ein Reizwort - nicht nur im pädagogischen Diskurs. Wer über Autorität nachdenkt, begibt sich in ein "zweifelhaftes Gebiet".Harald... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
The first book-length interpretation of the new conservative leaders of America's largest Protestant denomination. Uneasy in Babylon is based on extensive interviews with the most important Southern Baptist conservatives who have assumed control of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Known to many Americans from their appearances on national... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00
Early American Quakers have long been perceived as retiring separatists, but in Holy Nation Sarah Crabtree transforms our historical understanding of the sect by drawing on the sermons, diaries, and correspondence of Quakers themselves. Situating Quakerism within the larger intellectual and religious undercurrents of the Atlantic World, Crabtree... more...