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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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£50,00
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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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£28,00
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£84,00
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Hasidism Writings on Devotion, Community, and Life in the Modern World
ISBN: PB: 9781684580170, ISBN: HB: 9781684580163, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, July 2020
275 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Hasidism has attracted, repelled, and bewildered philosophers, historians, and theologians since its inception in the eighteenth century. In "Hasidism: Writings on Devotion, Community, and Life in the Modern World", Ariel Evan Mayse and Sam Berrin Sh...
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£21,00
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£72,00
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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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Experiments with Power Obeah and the Remaking of Religion in Trinidad
ISBN: PB: 9780226705484, ISBN: HB: 9780226700649, University of Chicago Press, June 2020
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 27 halftones
In 2011, Trinidad declared a state of emergency. This massive state intervention lasted for 106 days and led to the rounding up of over 7,000 people in areas the state deemed "crime hot spots". The government justified this action and subsequent poli...
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£24,00
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£72,00
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Church State Corporation Construing Religion in US Law
ISBN: PB: 9780226454696, ISBN: HB: 9780226454559, University of Chicago Press, June 2020
192 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones
Church and state: a simple phrase that reflects one of the most famous and fraught relationships in the history of the United States. But what exactly is "the church," and how is it understood in US law today? In "Church State Corporation", religion...
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£22,00
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£66,00
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Figure of Christ in Contemporary Photography
ISBN: HB: 9781789142082, Reaktion Books, June 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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Lives of Objects Material Culture, Experience, and the Real in the History of Early Christianity
ISBN: PB: 9780226707587, ISBN: HB: 9780226707440, University of Chicago Press, June 2020
232 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Our lives are filled with objects – ones that we carry with us, that define our homes, that serve practical purposes, and that hold sentimental value. When these are broken, lost, left behind, or removed from their context, they change. An object out...
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£24,00
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£72,00
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Tomaڑ Spidlik A Theological Life
ISBN: PB: 9788024643793, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, June 2020
130 pp., 20.3x14.6 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "Tomaڑ Spidlik: A Theological Life" offers one of the first comprehensive reflections on the life and work of the enigmatic Czech theologian. In part one, Karel Sladek explores Špid...
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£12,00
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