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Essays on Ancient and Modern Judaism
ISBN: PB: 9780226794921, University of Chicago Press, June 2021
270 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Arnaldo Momigliano (1908-87) was one of the most distinguished twentieth-century scholars of the classics and of ancient and modern history. Throughout his career, but especially in the final twenty years of his life, he wrote essays on a variety of...
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£28,00
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Ripples of the Universe Spirituality in Sedona, Arizona
ISBN: PB: 9780226778075, ISBN: HB: 9780226777917, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 21 halftones
Ask a random American what springs to mind about Sedona, Arizona, and they will almost certainly mention New Age spirituality. Nestled among stunning sandstone formations, Sedona has built an identity completely intertwined with that of the permanent...
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£24,00
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£76,00
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Russ-Ukraine-Russia Scenes from the Cultural History of Russian Religiosity
ISBN: PB: 9788024635804, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, May 2021
350 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 20 halftones, 3 maps
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! An outspoken opponent of pro-Russian, authoritarian, and far-right streams in contemporary Czech society, Martin C. Putna received a great deal of media attention when he ironically dedica...
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£18,00
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Making a Mantra Tantric Ritual and Renunciation on the Jain Path to Liberation
ISBN: PB: 9780226767062, ISBN: HB: 9780226766904, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 halftones
Jainism originated in India and shares some features with Buddhism and Hinduism, but it is a distinct tradition with its own key texts, art, rituals, beliefs, and history. One important way in which it has often been distinguished from Buddhism and H...
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£76,00
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Selected Poetry, Prose, and Translations, with Contextual Materials
ISBN: PB: 9781649590008, University of Chicago Press, Iter Press, April 2021
302 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 6 colour plates, 6 halftones
Born to merchant-class parents who served in the court of Henry VIII and his queens, Anne Vaughan Lock lived in London and Exeter, spent time in Geneva as a religious exile, belonged to the Cooke sisters' political-religious circle, maintained friend...
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£44,00
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Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment
ISBN: PB: 9780226758299, ISBN: HB: 9780226684611, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
120 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
A timely new work by one of France's premier philosophers, "A Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment" offers insight into what "catholic" truly means. In this short, accessible book, Jean-Luc Marion braids the sense of catholic as all-embracing and univ...
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£18,00
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£76,00
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Public Freedoms in the Islamic State
ISBN: HB: 9780300211528, Yale University Press, March 2021
576 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Rached Ghannouchi has long been known as a reformist or moderate Islamist thinker. In "Public Freedoms in the Islamic State", he argues that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – in its broad outlines – meets with wide acceptance among Muslims...
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Expanding the Palace of Torah Orthodoxy and Feminism
ISBN: PB: 9781684580514, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, March 2021
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Expanding the Palace of Torah offers a broad philosophical overview of the challenges the women's revolution poses to Orthodox Judaism, as well as Orthodox Judaism's response to those challenges. Writing as an insider – herself an Orthodox Jew – Tama...
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£32,00
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Illiberal Politics and Religion in Europe and Beyond Concepts, Actors, and Identity Narratives
ISBN: PB: 9783593509976, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, March 2021
560 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Despite the broadly assumed institutional separation of church and state in contemporary Western politics, there is a trend towards renewed alliances between illiberal interpretations of religion and right-wing populist politics that challenge libera...
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Gazing Eastwards Of Buddhist Monks and Revolutionaries in China, 1957
ISBN: HB: 9780857428165, Seagull Books, March 2021
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 colour plates, 12 halftones
In 1957, renowned Indian historian Romila Thapar visited China, where, together with Sri Lankan art historian Anil de Silva, she worked at two cave sites that were the locations of Buddhist monasteries and shrines from the first millennium CE. The fi...
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