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Public Freedoms in the Islamic State
ISBN: HB: 9780300211528, Yale University Press, March 3032
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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£50,00
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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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£35,00
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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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£25,00
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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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£45,00
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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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£22,50
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Calling the Spirits A History of Seances
ISBN: HB: 9781789142808, Reaktion Books, October 2020
352 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 60 illus., 25 in colour
"Calling the Spirits" investigates the eerie history of our conversations with the dead, from necromancy in Homer's "Odyssey" to the emergence of Spiritualism – when Victorians were entranced by mediums and the seance was born. Among our cast are the...
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£15,99
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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, September 2020
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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Figure of Christ in Contemporary Photography
ISBN: HB: 9781789142082, Reaktion Books, September 2020
336 pp., 28x22 cm, 218 illus., 200 in colour
In the first book devoted to representations of Jesus Christ in contemporary photography, Nathalie Dietschy presents a rich range of images from the 1980s to the present day. Acclaimed photographers such as Catherine Opie, Wang Qingsong, Joan Fontcu...
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£40,00
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Job A New Translation
ISBN: PB: 9780300255249, ISBN: HB: 9780300162349, Yale University Press, September 2020
248 pp., 21x14 cm
The book of Job has often been called the greatest poem ever written. The book, in Edward Greenstein's characterization, is "a Wunderkind, a genius emerging out of the confluence of two literary streams" which "dazzles like Shakespeare with unrivaled...
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