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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Temple in Early Christianity Experiencing the Sacred
ISBN: HB: 9780300197884, Yale University Press, June 2019
496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The first scholarly work to trace the Temple throughout the entire New Testament, this study examines Jewish and Christian attitudes toward the Temple in the first century and provides both Jews and Christians with a better understanding of their res...
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Cunegonde's Kidnapping A Story of Religious Conflict in the Age of Enlightenment
ISBN: PB: 9780300244410, ISBN: HB: 9780300187366, Yale University Press, May 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 black&white illus.
In a remote village on the Dutch-German border, a young Catholic woman named Cunegonde tries to kidnap a baby to prevent it from being baptized in a Protestant church. When she is arrested, fellow Catholics stage an armed raid to free her from detent...
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World of the Crusades
ISBN: HB: 9780300217391, Yale University Press, May 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 160 colour illus., 14 maps
Throughout the Middle Ages crusading was justified by religious ideology, but the resulting military campaigns were fueled by concrete objectives: land, resources, power, reputation. Crusaders amassed possessions of all sorts, from castles to reliqua...
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