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Storm of Songs: India and the Idea of the Bhakti Movement

by John Stratton Hawley Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9780674187467
Format:
Hbk 464 pages

India celebrates itself as a nation of unity in diversity, but where does that sense of unity come from? One important source...

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Beyond Feminism and Islamism: Gender and Equality in North Africa

by Doris H Gray I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9781784530068
Format:
Pbk 256 pages

Are women in North Africa and the Middle East 'feminist'? Or is being a Muslim incompatible with feminism? Is there such a thing...

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Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

by Gawdat Gabra and Hany Takla American University of Cairo Press
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9789774166631
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

Christianity and monasticism have long flourished along the Nile in Middle Egypt, the region stretching from al-Bahnasa (Oxyrhynchus)...

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Russian Orthodoxy Resurgent: Faith and Power in the New Russia

by John Garrard and Carol Garrard Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9780691165905
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Russian Orthodoxy Resurgent is the first book to fully explore the expansive and ill-understood role that Russia's ancient Christian...

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Making Heretics: Militant Protestantism and Free Grace in Massachusetts, 1636-1641

by Michael P Winship Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9780691165950
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

Making Heretics is a major new narrative of the famous Massachusetts disputes of the late 1630s misleadingly labeled the 'antinomian...

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Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety

by Andrew S Finstuen The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9781469622286
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

In the years following World War II, American Protestantism experienced tremendous growth, but conventional wisdom holds that...

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Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America

by Jennifer Graber The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9781469622255
Format:
Pb+ 248 pages

Focusing on the intersection of Christianity and politics in the American penitentiary system, Jennifer Graber explores evangelical...

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Women's Divination in Biblical Literature: Prophecy, Necromancy, and Other Arts of Knowledge

by Esther Hamori Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2015
ISBN:
9780300178913
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Divination, the use of special talents and techniques to gain divine knowledge, was practiced in many different forms in ancient...

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Language and Literacy in Roman Judaea: A Study of the Bar Kokhba Documents

by Michael Owen Wise Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2015
ISBN:
9780300204537
Format:
Hbk 544 pages

This comprehensive exploration of language and literacy in the multi-lingual environment of Roman Palestine (c. 63 B.C.E. to 136...

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Crowded by Beauty: The Life and Zen of Poet Philip Whalen

by David Schneider University of California Press
Pub Date:
05/2015
ISBN:
9780520247468
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

Philip Whalen was an American poet, Zen Buddhist, and key figure in the literary and artistic scene that unfolded in San Francisco...

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Missionary Stories and the Formation of the Syriac Churches

by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent University of California Press
Pub Date:
04/2015
ISBN:
9780520284968
Format:
Hbk 232 pages

This book analyses the hagiographic traditions of six missionary saints in the Syriac heritage: Thomas, Addai, Mari, Simeon of...

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Foreigners and Their Food: Constructing Otherness in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Law

by David M Freidenreich University of California Press
Pub Date:
11/2014
ISBN:
9780520286276
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Foreigners and Their Food explores how Jews, Christians, and Muslims conceptualize us and them through rules about the preparation...

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Conversions: Two Family Stories from the Reformation and Modern America

by Craig Harline Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2013
ISBN:
9780300192445
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

This powerful and innovative work by a gifted cultural historian explores the effects of religious conversion on family relationships,...

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Why Niebuhr Matters

by Charles Lemert Yale University Press
Pub Date:
06/2013
ISBN:
9780300192544
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Reinhold Niebuhr (18921971) was a Protestant preacher, an influential religious thinker, and an important moral guide in mid-twentieth-century...

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Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature

by James Heffernan Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2014
ISBN:
9780300195583
Format:
Hbk 440 pages

In works of Western literature ranging from Homers Odyssey to Albees Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? the giving and taking of hospitalityis...

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