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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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Why I Am Not a Buddhist
ISBN: HB: 9780300226553, Yale University Press, March 2020
240 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Buddhism has become a uniquely favored religion in our modern age. A burgeoning number of books extol the scientifically proven benefits of meditation and mindfulness for everything ranging from business to romance. There are conferences, courses, an...
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Having the Spirit of Christ Spirit Possession and Exorcism in the Early Christ Groups
ISBN: HB: 9780300245622, Yale University Press, February 2020
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The earliest Christian writings are filled with stories of possession and exorcism, which were crucial for the activity of the historical Jesus and for the practice of his earliest followers. Possession, besides being a harmful event that should be e...
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Muslims and Citizens Islam, Politics, and the French Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300243369, Yale University Press, February 2020
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
From the beginning, French revolutionaries imagined their transformation as a universal one that must include Muslims, Europe's most immediate neighbors. They believed in a world in which Muslims could and would be French citizens, but they disagreed...
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Sarnath A Critical History of the Place Where Buddhism Began
ISBN: PB: 9781606066164, Getty Publications, February 2020
192 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Sarnath has long been regarded as the place where the Buddha preached his first sermon and established the Buddhist monastic order. Excavations at Sarnath have yielded the foundations of temples and monastic dwellings, two Buddhist reliquary mounds (...
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Christ's Associations Connecting and Belonging in the Ancient City
ISBN: HB: 9780300217049, Yale University Press, January 2020
536 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
As an urban movement, the early groups of Christ followers came into contact with the many small groups in Greek and Roman antiquity. Organized around the workplace, a deity, a diasporic identity, or a neighborhood, these associations gathered in sma...
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God's Library The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts
ISBN: PB: 9780300248609, ISBN: HB: 9780300215410, Yale University Press, January 2020
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 73 black&white illus.
In this bold and groundbreaking book, Brent Nongbri provides an up-to-date introduction to the major collections of early Christian manuscripts and demonstrates that much of what we thought we knew about these books and fragments is mistaken. While b...
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How to Read Buddhist Art
ISBN: PB: 9781588396730, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2020
176 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 200 colour illus.
For more than 2,000 years, sublime works of art have been created to embody essential aspects of Buddhist thought, which developed and evolved as its practice spread from India to East Asia and beyond. "How to Read Buddhist Art" introduces this compl...
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Literary Theory and the New Testament
ISBN: HB: 9780300219913, Yale University Press, January 2020
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
For at least a half century, scholars have been adopting literary approaches to the New Testament inspired by certain branches of literary criticism and theory. In this important and illuminating work, Michal Beth Dinkler uses contemporary literary t...
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Rav Kook Everything is Rising
ISBN: PB: 9780300248579, ISBN: HB: 9780300164244, Yale University Press, January 2020
288 pp., 21x14.6 cm
Rav Abraham Isaac Kook (1865-1935) was one of the most influential – and controversial – rabbis of the twentieth century. A maverick thinker, he combined strict traditionalism with an embrace of modernity and its heresies, Orthodoxy and tolerance, sc...
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