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America's Religious Wars The Embattled Heart of Our Public Life
ISBN: HB: 9780300213867, Yale University Press, August 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus.
When Americans fight about "religion", we are also fighting about our conflicting identities, interests, and commitments. Religion-talk has been a ready vehicle for these conflicts because it is built on enduring contradictions within our core politi...
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Divine Bodies Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity
ISBN: HB: 9780300179767, Yale University Press, July 2019
208 pp., 21x14 cm
When people talk about the resurrection they often assume that the bodies in the afterlife will be perfect. But which version of our bodies gets resurrected – young or old, healthy or sick, real-to-life or idealized? What bodily qualities must be rec...
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Liberty in the Things of God The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom
ISBN: HB: 9780300226638, Yale University Press, July 2019
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the ancient world Christian apologists wrote in defense of their right to practice their faith in the cities of the Roman Empire. They argued that religious faith is an inward disposition of the mind and heart and cannot be coerced by external for...
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Crime and Forgiveness Christianizing Execution in Medieval Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674659841, Harvard University Press, July 2019
560 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 colour photos, 11 black&white photos
The public execution of criminals has been a common practice ever since ancient times. In this wide-ranging investigation of the death penalty in Europe from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, noted Italian historian Adriano Prosperi identifie...
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Religion in the University
ISBN: HB: 9780300243703, Yale University Press, June 2019
192 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
What is religion's place within the academy today? Are the perspectives of religious believers acceptable in an academic setting? In this lucid and penetrating essay, Nicholas Wolterstorff ranges from Max Weber and John Locke to Ludwig Wittgenstein a...
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Temple in Early Christianity Experiencing the Sacred
ISBN: HB: 9780300197884, Yale University Press, June 2019
496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The first scholarly work to trace the Temple throughout the entire New Testament, this study examines Jewish and Christian attitudes toward the Temple in the first century and provides both Jews and Christians with a better understanding of their res...
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Twentieth-Century Crusade The Vatican's Battle to Remake Christian Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674983427, Harvard University Press, June 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 photos
After the United States entered World War I and the Russian Revolution exploded, the Vatican felt threatened by forces eager to reorganize the European international order and cast the Church out of the public sphere. In response, the papacy partnere...
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Cunegonde's Kidnapping A Story of Religious Conflict in the Age of Enlightenment
ISBN: PB: 9780300244410, ISBN: HB: 9780300187366, Yale University Press, May 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 black&white illus.
In a remote village on the Dutch-German border, a young Catholic woman named Cunegonde tries to kidnap a baby to prevent it from being baptized in a Protestant church. When she is arrested, fellow Catholics stage an armed raid to free her from detent...
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World of the Crusades
ISBN: HB: 9780300217391, Yale University Press, May 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 160 colour illus., 14 maps
Throughout the Middle Ages crusading was justified by religious ideology, but the resulting military campaigns were fueled by concrete objectives: land, resources, power, reputation. Crusaders amassed possessions of all sorts, from castles to reliqua...
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Converts to the Real Catholicism and the Making of Continental Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674988378, Harvard University Press, May 2019
504 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Of all modern schools of thought, phenomenology has the strongest claim to the mantle of "continental" philosophy. In the first half of the twentieth century, phenomenology expanded from a few German towns into a movement spanning Europe. Edward Bari...
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