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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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Founding God's Nation Reading Exodus
ISBN: HB: 9780300253030, Yale University Press, February 2021
752 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
In this long-awaited follow-up to his 2003 book on Genesis, biblical scholar Leon Kass explores how Exodus raises and then answers the central political questions of what defines a nation and how a nation should govern itself. Considered by some th...
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What Are Biblical Values? What the Bible Says on Key Ethical Issues
ISBN: PB: 9780300255218, ISBN: HB: 9780300231939, Yale University Press, January 2021
296 pp., 21x14 cm
Many people today claim that their positions on various issues are grounded in biblical values, and they use scriptural passages to support their claims. But the Bible was written over the course of several hundred years and contains contradictory po...
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Life of Christina of Hane
ISBN: HB: 9780300250992, Yale University Press, January 2021
208 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 5 black&white illus.
The thirteenth-century mystic Christina of Hane led an extraordinary life, but her recently unearthed case remains to be discovered in the English-speaking world. Her disturbing account of vaginal mutilation, her competition with the Virgin Mary, and...
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Migrants in the Profane Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization
ISBN: HB: 9780300250763, Yale University Press, January 2021
208 pp., 21.6x14 cm
"Migrants in the Profane" takes its title from an intriguing remark by Theodor W. Adorno, in which he summarized the meaning of Walter Benjamin's image of a celebrated mechanical chess-playing Turk and its hidden religious animus: "Nothing of theolog...
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Gazing Eastwards Of Buddhist Monks and Revolutionaries in China, 1957
ISBN: HB: 9780857428165, Seagull Books, January 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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Little Bit of Zen An introduction to Zen Buddhism
ISBN: HB: 9781454940593, GMC Group, Sterling, November 2020
128 pp., 17.8x12.7 cm, illus.
This entry in the popular Little Bit of series introduces the ancient practice of Zen Buddhism. What is Zen? It's an ancient spiritual system rooted in Buddhism that began in China and spread throughout Asia, finally reaching the West. It encompasses...
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£8,99
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Nahmanides Law and Mysticism
ISBN: HB: 9780300140910, Yale University Press, October 2020
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Rabbi Moses b. Nahman (1194-1270), known in English as Nahmanides, was the greatest Talmudic scholar of the thirteenth century and one of the deepest and most original biblical interpreters. Beyond his monumental scholastic achievements, Nahmanides w...
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Who Is an Evangelical? The History of a Movement in Crisis
ISBN: PB: 9780300255331, ISBN: HB: 9780300241419, Yale University Press, October 2020
200 pp., 21x14 cm
Evangelicalism is arguably America's most controversial religious movement. Nonevangelical people who follow the news may have a variety of impressions about what "evangelical" means. But one certain association they make with evangelicals is white R...
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Gnostic Scriptures Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300208542, Yale University Press, October 2020
744 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 black&white illus.
This definitive introduction to the gnostic scriptures provides a crucial look at the theology, religious atmosphere, and literary traditions of ancient Christianity and Hellenistic Judaism. It provides authoritative translations of ancient texts fro...
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