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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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£45,00
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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, August 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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Public Freedoms in the Islamic State
ISBN: HB: 9780300211528, Yale University Press, July 2020
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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American Catholics A History
ISBN: HB: 9780300219647, Yale University Press, June 2020
416 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 15 black&white illus.
This comprehensive survey of Catholic history in what became the United States spans nearly five hundred years, from the arrival of the first Spanish missionaries to the present. Distinguished historian Leslie Tentler explores lay religious practice...
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£22,50
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Christians Who Became Jews Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City
ISBN: HB: 9780300247893, Yale University Press, June 2020
240 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
When considering Jewish identity in Acts of the Apostles, scholars have often emphasized Jewish and Christian religious difference, an emphasis that masks the intersections of civic, ethnic, and religious identifications in antiquity. Christopher Str...
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Crime and Forgiveness Christianizing Execution in Medieval Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674659841, Harvard University Press, May 2020
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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£31,95
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Eastern Orthodox Church A New History
ISBN: HB: 9780300218763, Yale University Press, May 2020
376 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm
In this short, accessible account of the Eastern Orthodox Church, John McGuckin begins by tackling the question "What is the Church?" His answer is a clear, historically and theologically rooted portrait of what the Church is for Orthodox Christianit...
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£25,00
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Moses A Human Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300251883, ISBN: HB: 9780300209624, Yale University Press, May 2020
240 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar. No figure looms larger in Jewish culture than Moses, and few have stories more enigmatic. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, acclaimed for her many...
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£10,99
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Allah God in the Qur'an
ISBN: HB: 9780300246582, Yale University Press, April 2020
344 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
The central figure of the Qur'an is not Muhammad but Allah. The Qur'an, Islam's sacred scripture, is marked above all by its call to worship Allah, and Allah alone. Yet who is the God of the Qur'an? What distinguishes the qur'anic presentation of God...
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£20,00
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Art of Solitude
ISBN: HB: 9780300250930, Yale University Press, April 2020
200 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 1 black&white illus.
When world renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batchelor turned sixty, he took a sabbatical from his teaching and turned his attention to solitude, a practice integral to the meditative traditions he has long studied and taught. He aimed to venture more...
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