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Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300219036, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
In his classic "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism", Max Weber famously showed how Christian beliefs and practices could shape persons in line with capitalism. In this significant reimagining of Weber's work, Kathryn Tanner provocative...
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Paul The Pagans' Apostle
ISBN: PB: 9780300240153, ISBN: HB: 9780300225884, Yale University Press, November 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history's closing hours. His letters propel his readers into two ancient worlds, one Jewish, one pagan. The first was incandescent w...
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Dangers of Christian Practice On Wayward Gifts, Characteristic Damage, and Sin
ISBN: HB: 9780300215823, Yale University Press, November 2018
240 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Sometimes, beloved and treasured Christian practices go horrifyingly wrong, extending violence rather than promoting its healing. In this bracing book, Lauren Winner provocatively challenges the assumption that the church possesses a set of immaculat...
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Ezekiel 38-48 A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300218817, Yale University Press, November 2018
360 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 10 black&white illus.
Stephen L. Cook offers an accessible translation and interpretation of the final sections of Ezekiel. These chapters, the most challenging texts of scripture, describe the end-time assault of Gog of Magog on Israel and provide an incredible visionary...
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When Christians Were Jews The First Generation
ISBN: HB: 9780300190519, Yale University Press, October 2018
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
How did a group of charismatic, apocalyptic Jewish missionaries, working to prepare their world for the impending realization of God's promises to Israel, end up inaugurating a movement that would grow into the gentile church? Committed to Jesus's pr...
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Holy Resilience The Bible's Traumatic Origins
ISBN: PB: 9780300240009, ISBN: HB: 9780300204568, Yale University Press, October 2018
328 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
Human trauma gave birth to the Bible, suggests eminent religious scholar David Carr. The Bible's ability to speak to suffering is a major reason why the sacred texts of Judaism and Christianity have retained their relevance for thousands of years. In...
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God's Library The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts
ISBN: HB: 9780300215410, Yale University Press, August 2018
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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Reform Catholicism and the International Suppression of the Jesuits, 1554-1791
ISBN: HB: 9780300228465, Yale University Press, June 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The Jesuits devoted themselves to preaching the word of God, administering the sacraments, and spreading the faith by missions in both Europe and newly discovered lands abroad. But, in 1773, under intense pressure from the monarchs of Europe, the pap...
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Apocalypse as Holy War Divine Politics and Polemics in the Letters of Paul
ISBN: HB: 9780300204025, Yale University Press, June 2018
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Prevailing theories of apocalypticism assert that in a world that rebels against God, a cataclysmic battle between good and evil is needed to reassert God's dominion. Emma Wasserman, a rising scholar of early Christian history, challenges this interp...
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Qur'an and the Bible Text and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300181326, Yale University Press, May 2018
1032 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
While the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament are understood to be related texts, the sacred scripture of Islam, the third Abrahamic faith, has generally been considered separately. Noted religious scholar Gabriel Said Reynolds draws on centuries of Q...
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