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Abrahamic Religions

  • "How Long This Road"by Alton B. Pollard; Love Henry Whelchel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 38.00

    In light of the recent death of C. Eric Lincoln, the renowned theorist of race and religion, scholars came together and created this compelling collection that represents twenty years of critical intellectual reflection in Lincoln's honor. "How Long this Road" is a social study of African American religious patterns and dynamics. C. Eric Lincoln's... more...

  • "Islam" Means Peace: Understanding the Muslim Principle of Nonviolence Todayby Amitabh Pal

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 49.00

    "Islam" Means Peace: Understanding the Muslim Principle of Nonviolence Today provides a rebuttal to general misperceptions about the religion by documenting its rich tradition of nonviolence. To that end, the book examines the sources of Islam?the Qur'an, the main religious text of Islam, and the Hadith, the deeds and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad.... more...

  • "Kingdom-Minded" Peopleby Denise Austin

    BRILL 2011; US$ 135.00

    This book explores how Christian identity motivated early twentieth century Chinese business Christians toward economic, social and religious contributions in China and beyond. Parallels are also revealed today, particularly through the influence of Pentecostal, charismatic and evangelical training. more...

  • 'Let us die that we may live'by Pauline Allen; Boudewijn Dehandschutter; Johan Leemans; Wendy Mayer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    This book presents fresh, lively translations of fourteen such homilies, the majority for the first time in English. The homilies were delivered in some of the main cities of the Greek East of the later Roman Empire, by well-known figures such as Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa and John Chrysostom, as well as the equally gifted preachers Asterius... more...

  • "Odd" Fellows in the Politics of Religionby Gary Lease

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 196.00

    "Odd Fellows" in the Politics of Religion: Modernism, National Socialism, and German Judaism (Religion and Society) more...

  • "What Did Ezekiel See?"by Christman Angela Russell

    BRILL 2005; US$ 156.00

    ?What Did Ezekiel See?? demonstrates how patristic commentators, through careful attention to Ezekiel 1, its relation to other biblical books, and the emerging interpretive tradition, found this text to illuminate theological issues concerning the Bible?s unity, knowledge of God, and Christian virtue. more...

  • "When Gods Were Men"by Esther J. Hamori

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 126.00

    This study begins with the analysis of a type of divine appearance in the Old Testament, here called ?human theophany?, in which God is described as having a concrete human form. The book includes a delineation of various types of anthropomorphism (such as God appearing in concrete human form, as opposed to only in dreams), analysis of the... more...

  • "Why Ask My Name?"by Adele Reinhartz

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    Unnamed characters--such as Lot's wife, Jephthah's daughter, Pharaoh's baker, and the witch of Endor--are ubiquitous in the Hebrew Bible and appear in a wide variety of roles. Adele Reinhartz here seeks to answer two principal questions: first, is there a "poetics of anonymity," and if so, what are its contours? Second, how does anonymity affect the... more...

  • "ins undeudsche gebracht"by Pietro U. Dini

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 133.00

    No text was as widely disseminated in early Baltic literature as Martin Luther?s Small Catechism. In fact, it marked the dawn of the literature of all three Baltic languages. This comparative study of the Old Prussian, Old Lithuanian, and Latvian versions of Small Catechism gives insight about the idiosyncrasies of the Old Prussian version... more...

  • The 'Conservative Revolutionaries'by Barbara Theriault

    Berghahn Books 2004; US$ 29.95

    During the forty years of division, the Protestant and Catholic churches in Germany were the only organizations to retain strong ties and organizational structures: they embodied continuity in a country marked by discontinuity. As such, the churches were both expected to undergo smooth and rapid institutional consolidation and undertake an active... more...