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  • Sustain Me with Raisin-Cakesby Rachel A. Anisfeld

    BRILL 2009; US$ 136.00

    Through close textual analysis as well as a study of historical and literary context, this book shows how the amoraic midrashic collection Pesikta deRav Kahana developed a fresh homiletical language in an age of religious outreach and persuasion. more...

  • Pentecostal Churches in Transitionby Shane Clifton

    BRILL 2009; US$ 136.00

    This book develops an ecclesiological method used to describe and analyse the transitions in culture and structure of Australian Pentecostal churches during the course of the twentieth century. These changes provide a case study of global developments in Pentecostalism more...

  • Holy Fireby Victoria Clark

    MP Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99

    "Holy Fire invades the church, a fast-breeding light transfiguring faces, transforming the dark stone space. I hear gasps and cheers and sobs and tears. The emotion is overwhelming, the heat suffocating ...". Every Easter the ?miracle? of the 'Holy Fire' is enacted in front of hundreds of the faithful in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Judaismby Rabbi Benjamin Blech

    Alpha Books 1999; US$ 13.99

    You're no idiot, of course. You know that in the Jewish religion Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement and that Saturday, known as the Sabbath, is the day of rest. But when it comes to understanding Jewish traditions, rituals, prayers, and holidays, you feel like you're parting and crossing the Red Sea without God's help. Don't put your life preserver... more...

  • Original Sinby Alan Jacobs

    Hyperion 2009; US$ 9.99

    Essayist and biographer Alan Jacobs introduces us to the world of original sin, which he describes as not only a profound idea but a necessary one. As G. K. Chesterton explains, "Only with original sin can we at once pity the beggar and distrust the king." Do we arrive in this world predisposed to evil? St. Augustine passionately argued that... more...

  • God's Lunaticsby Michael Largo

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99

    God?s Lunatics is an eyebrow-raising encyclopedia of the strange and shocking side of history?s religions, cults, and spiritual movements, by Michael Largo, the bestselling author of the Bram Stoker Award-winning Final Exits . A fascinating compendium of ?Lost Souls, False Prophets, Martyred Saints, Murderous Cults, Demonic Nuns, and Other Victims... more...

  • Judaism and Hellenism Reconsideredby Louis Feldman

    BRILL 2006; US$ 316.00

    This book is a collection of 26 previously published articles, with a number of additions and corrections, and a long new introduction on "The Influence of Hellenism on Jews in Palestine in the Hellenistic Period." more...

  • Poetics of the Gnostic Universeby Zlatko Ple?e

    BRILL 2006; US$ 156.00

    The monograph examines the cosmological section of the Apocryphon of John, a fully narrated version of the classic Gnostic myth. The author argues that the Apocryphon?s ?world hypothesis? is inseparable from the epistemological, theological, and aesthetic debates within contemporary Platonism. more...

  • The Earliest History of the Christian Gatheringby Valeriy A. Alikin

    BRILL 2010; US$ 169.00

    Using recent insights into the nature of early Christian communities as religious associations, this book offers a new reconstruction of the origins and development of the weekly Christian gathering and its constitutive elements; based on an analysis of all available evidence from the first three centuries. more...

  • Against Apionby Flavius Josephus

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    A great work of religious and historical importance penned by Jewish historian Josephus Flavius. In this classic work, he has defended the antiquity of Judaism with great verve. It was written in response to the allegations levelled at Jews by Apion of Alexandria. Timeless! more...