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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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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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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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Converts to the Real Catholicism and the Making of Continental Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674988378, Harvard University Press, May 2019
504 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Of all modern schools of thought, phenomenology has the strongest claim to the mantle of "continental" philosophy. In the first half of the twentieth century, phenomenology expanded from a few German towns into a movement spanning Europe. Edward Bari...
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Crucible of Islam
ISBN: PB: 9780674237728, ISBN: HB: 9780674057760, Harvard University Press, May 2019
240 pp., 18.4x11.1 cm, 5 halftones, 2 maps
Little is known about Arabia in the sixth century CE. Yet from this distant time and place emerged a faith and an empire that stretched from the Iberian peninsula to India. Today, Muslims account for nearly a quarter of the global population. G. W. B...
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Church in the Wild Evangelicals in Antebellum America
ISBN: HB: 9780674919372, Harvard University Press, May 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 6 illus.
We have long credited Emerson and his fellow Transcendentalists with revolutionizing religious life in America and introducing a new appreciation of nature. Breaking with Protestant orthodoxy, these New Englanders claimed that God could be found not...
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Idea of the Muslim World A Global Intellectual History
ISBN: PB: 9780674238176, ISBN: HB: 9780674050372, Harvard University Press, April 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm
When President Barack Obama visited Cairo in 2009 to deliver an address to Muslims worldwide, he followed in the footsteps of countless politicians who have taken the existence of a unified global Muslim community for granted. But as Cemil Aydin expl...
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Ritual Speech in the Himalayas Oral Texts and Their Contexts
ISBN: HB: 9780674237902, Harvard University Press, April 2019
218 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 45 photos, 15 tables
The traditions of oral ritual speech in the Himalayas have a lively existence alongside the written "great" traditions that predominate. However, as Martin Gaenszle shows, the oral traditions are still little known and even less understood. This coll...
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Thirty-Year Genocide Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924
ISBN: HB: 9780674916456, Harvard University Press, April 2019
636 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 photos, 7 maps, 2 tables
Between 1894 and 1924, three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region's Christian minorities, who had previously accounted for 20 percent of the population. By 1924, the Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks had been reduced to 2 perc...
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African Catholic Decolonization and the Transformation of the Church
ISBN: HB: 9780674987661, Harvard University Press, March 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 photos, 2 maps, 2 tables
"African Catholic" examines how French imperialists and the Africans they ruled imagined the religious future of French sub-Saharan Africa in the years just before and after decolonization. The story encompasses the political transition to independen...
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