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Matthew within Sectarian Judaism
ISBN: HB: 9780300171563, Yale University Press, August 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
What did it mean for members of a Jesus movement in the first century to promote their understanding of Jewish history and of the Jewish way of life? John Kampen explores the nature of sectarianism in Jewish society at the time of Matthew's compositi...
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£45,00
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American Judaism A History (Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300190397, Yale University Press, August 2019
552 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 41 black&white illus.
This magisterial work traces American Judaism from its origins in the colonial era through the present day, exploring how Judaism adapted, how American culture affected Jewish religion and culture, and how American Jews shaped their own communities a...
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£17,99
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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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£20,00
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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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£35,00
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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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£18,99
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Guardian of a Dying Flame Sariputra (c. 1335-1426) and the End of Late Indian Buddhism
ISBN: HB: 9780674984356, Harvard University Press, July 2019
450 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
Arthur McKeown presents the first full-length analysis of the continuation of Buddhism in India after the thirteenth century. This study describes later Indian Buddhism through a detailed examination of the life of Œariputra (c. 1335-1426), the last...
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£36,95
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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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£28,95
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Awaken A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment
ISBN: PB: 9780300244656, Yale University Press, July 2019
252 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 230 colour and black&white illus.
Encouraging personal engagement with Tibetan Buddhism, this dynamic book presents spectacular Himalayan art and explores the philosophical tenets encoded in its imagery. Taking as its theme the universally accessible experience of Awakening, the book...
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£35,00
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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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£18,00
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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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£28,95
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