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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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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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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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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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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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Religious Conflict in Brazil Protestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300243352, Yale University Press, September 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
This innovative study explores the transition in Brazil from a hegemonically Catholic society to a religiously pluralistic society. With sensitivity and nuance, Erika Helgen shows that the rise of religious pluralism was fraught with conflict and vio...
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Voting About God in Early Church Councils
ISBN: PB: 9780300255416, Yale University Press, August 2020
182 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 6 black&white illus.
In this study, Ramsay MacMullen steps aside from the well-worn path that previous scholars have trod to explore exactly how early Christian doctrines became official. Drawing on extensive verbatim stenographic records, he analyzes the ecumenical coun...
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Jewish Christianity The Making of the Christianity-Judaism Divide
ISBN: HB: 9780300180138, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
In this provocative work, Matt Jackson-McCabe argues that the concept of Jewish Christianity represents an enduring legacy of Christian apologetics. Freethinkers of the English Enlightenment created the category of Jewish Christianity as a means of i...
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Daemons are Forever Contacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium
ISBN: PB: 9780226714905, ISBN: HB: 9780226692401, University of Chicago Press, July 2020
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 30 colour plates, 38 halftones
A richly illustrated tapestry of interwoven studies spanning some six thousand years of history, "Daemons Are Forever" is at once a record of archaic contacts and transactions between humans and protean spirit beings – daemons – and an account of exc...
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