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Hasidic studies : essays in history and gender.

Rapoport-Albert, A.
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(2017)  | 9781906764821 | The Littman Library of Jewish | pbk. | book | 424pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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Ada Rapoport-Albert has been a key player in the profound transformation of the history of hasidism that has taken shape since the 1970s. She has never lacked the courage to question conventional wisdom, but neither has she overturned it lightly. The essays in this volume show the erudition and creativity...

Two zzling baptisms : first c.

AUS, Roger David.
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(2017)  | 9780761869399 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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How could the Apostle Paul maintain in his first letter to the Christians in Corinth that all their ancestors were baptized into Moses at the Red Sea / exodus event (10:2), and how could he tolerate some of them having themselves baptized again on behalf of the dead (15:29)? Answers to these puzzling...

Beyond the threshold : afterlife.

MOREMAN, Christopher.
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(2017)  | 9781442274952 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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In every culture throughout history, people have asked the same fundamental question about what will happen to them when they die. From the underworld to the light at the end of the tunnel, beliefs and experiences of death abound. And even though we cannot know for sure what happens to us after death,...

Reasoning with god : reclaiming.

FADL, Khaled Abou El.
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(2017)  | 9780742552333 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 556pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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From laws against the implementation of Shari'ah in the United States to anger about the role of Shari'ah in Egypt's new constitution, many people are confused about the meaning of Shari'ah in Islam and its role in the world today. In Reasoning with God, renowned Islamic scholar Khaled Abou El Fadl...

Beyond the Threshold: Afterlife Beliefs and Experiences in World Religions

MOREMAN, Christopher. Moreman, Christopher M.
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(2017)  | 9781442274945 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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In every culture throughout history, people have asked the same fundamentalquestion about what will happen to them when they die. From the underworld tothe light at the end of the tunnel, beliefs and experiences of death abound. Andeven though we cannot know for sure what happens to us after death,...

Four birds of noah's ark : a prayer book from the time of shakespeare.

Dekker, Thomas. , Hudson, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9780802874818 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | Annotated,  | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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A timeless, little-known literary classic As the Black Death ravaged London in 1608, the theaters closed, many people moved out of town for safety, and playwrights scrambled to find other outlets for their talent. While Shakespeare retreated to his hometown of Stratford, Thomas Dekker wrote Four Birds...

Reinventing the tripitaka : transformation of the buddhist canon in modern east asia.

Wilkinson, Greg. Wu, Jiang.
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(2017)  | 9781498547574 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 276pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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The Chinese Buddhist canon is a systematic collection of all translated Buddhist scriptures and related literatures created in East Asia and has been regarded as one of the "three treasures" in Buddhist communities. Despite its undisputed importance in the history of Buddhism, research on this huge...

The letter to philemon.

McKnight, Scot.
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(2017)  | 9780802873828 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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Paul's letter to Philemon carries a strong message of breaking down social barriers and establishing new realities of conduct and fellowship. It is also a disturbing text that has been used to justify slavery. Though brief, Philemon requires close scrutiny. In this commentary Scot McKnight offers careful...

Paul and the person : reframing paul's anthropology.

Eastman, Susan Grove.
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(2017)  | 9780802868961 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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In this book Susan Grove Eastman presents a fresh and innovative exploration of Paul's participatory theology in conversation with both ancient and contemporary conceptions of the self. Juxtaposing Paul, ancient philosophers, and modern theorists of the person, Eastman opens up a conversation that illuminates...

Sacred texts interpreted [2 volumes] : religious documents explained.

Olson, Carl.
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(2017)  | 9781440841873 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 775pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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Sacred Texts Interpreted: Religious Documents Explained gives readers the opportunity to examine-directly-the primary sources of different religions and to better understand these texts through expert commentary on selected passages. The interpretative material investigates the nature of sacred texts...

Spirit hermeneutics : reading scripture in light of pentecost.

Keener, Craig S.
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(2017)  | 9780802875617 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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Biblical-theological reflection supporting a dynamic, experiential, Spirit-guided reading of Scripture How do we hear the Spirit's voice in Scripture? Once we have done responsible exegesis, how may we expect the Spirit to apply the text to our lives and communities? In Spirit Hermeneutics biblical...

Sacred texts interpreted : religious documents explained.

Olson, Carl.
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(2017)  | 9781440848360 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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Sacred texts interpreted : religious documents explained.

Olson, Carl.
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(2017)  | 9781440848377 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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Marketing Peace: Deconstructing Christian-Muslim Narratives of God, Salvation and Terrorism

Goswami, Paromita.
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(2017)  | 9781443895835 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
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Religious terrorism accounted for 66% of all deaths from terror attacks in 2013. Using religion as a trump-card for justification of violence has increased sharply since 2000, significantly overtaking political and nationalist separatist movements. There has, however, been no serious attempt to understand...

The book of jeremiah.

Schroeder, Joy A.
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(2017)  | 9780802873293 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 344pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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In this volume on Jeremiah, part of the Bible in Medieval Tradition series, Joy Schroeder provides substantial excerpts from seven noteworthy biblical interpreters who commented on Jeremiah between the ninth and fifteenth centuries. Her translations of these texts are the first-ever English renderings...

The Christian Message as Vision and Mission: Philosophical Considerations of its Significance

Sia, Santiago.
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(2017)  | 9781443895842 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 260pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
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With all the messages that come our way through social media and in sophisticated gadgets, does the Christian message of love, hope and redemption still have an importance and relevance? What does it have to offer to enable us to meet the various challenges which beset present-day living? Today there...

A 21st Century Debate on Science and Religion

Khaili, Shiva. Watts, Fraser. Wiseman, Harris.
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(2017)  | 9781443895934 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
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The progress of modern science and technology has led to remarkable insights into the nature of the universe and of human life. These insights have challenged and transformed former traditional worldviews and narratives. This book explores and addresses the challenges that arise at the interface of...

Are There Limits to Science?

Straine, Gillian.
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(2017)  | 9781443895811 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | book | 205pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
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This book is the result of the 2016 conference of the UK’s Science and Religion Forum which brings together leading scientific and theological thinkers to reflect together on key issues.

The focus was a timely one: Are there limits to Science? Both inside and outside of the academy, the questions...

Reflections on pope francis's encyclical, laudato si'.

Orr, John Arthur. Schnitker, Harry. SHCJ, Mary Mills.
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(2017)  | 9781443879095 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 225pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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"This volume represents a collection of essays by emerging and well-established Catholic scholars on Laudato si', Pope Francis's encyclical on the environment. All contributors are connected with the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, the only Vatican approved Higher Institute of Religious Sciences in...

The Jesuits: A History from Ignatius to the Present

O'MALLEY, S. J. O'Malley, SJ John W.
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(2017)  | 9781538104293 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 20/8/2017
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As Pope Francis continues to make his mark on the church, there is increasedinterest in his Jesuit background—what is the Society of Jesus, how is itdifferent from other religious orders, and how has it shaped the world? In TheJesuits, acclaimed historian John W. O’Malley, SJ, provides essentialhistorical...

Credo Credit Crisis: Speculations on Faith and Money

John Müller, Christopher. Milesi, Laurent. Tynan, Aidan. Müller, Christopher John.
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(2017)  | 9781783483815 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 374pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
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Money facilitates the rites and rituals we perform in everyday life. More than amere medium of exchange or a measure of value, it is the primary means by whichwe manifest a faith unique to our secular age. But what happens when individualbelief (credo, ‘I’ believe) and the systems into which it...

Sikhism: "

Grewal, Harjreet. Mandair, Arvind.
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(2017)  | 9789402408454 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 500pp | Availability last checked: 15/8/2017
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This volume describes Sikhism, the youngest member of the Indic religious traditions. It looks at the striking features of this tradition and describes its birth in the fifteenth century and its continual evolution between the sixteenth and late twentieth centuries into an independent formation often...

Karl barth : an introductory biography for evangelicals.

Galli, Mark.
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(2017)  | 9780802869395 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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Karl Barth has long been an object of both suspicion and curiosity for evangelical Christians. Those who do want to know more about Barth often find themselves daunted by the sheer volume of his massive output, unsure of where to start or how to engage with the famously prolific theologian. "We flip...

Shakti’s New Voice: Guru Devotion in a Woman-Led Spiritual Community

RUDERT, Angela.
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(2017)  | 9781498547543 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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Shakti’s New Voice is the first comprehensive study of Anandmurti Gurumaa, awidely popular contemporary female guru from north India known for offeringspiritual teachings and music on satellite television and the Internet. Based onextensive ethnographic fieldwork and religious-historical research—as...

Heaven on my mind : using the harvard grant study of adult development to explore the value of the prospection of life after death.

Vaillant, George E.
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(2017)  | 9781536121131 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 110pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
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Heaven fascinates us, yet we lack any empirical information about it. Why, despite our multiple faith traditions, does Heaven have such positive connotations for us all? Why, despite no tangible evidence, should autobiographies by authors who claim to have visited Heaven, usually through near death...

Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism

Guidère, Mathieu. Guidère, Mathieu.
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(2017)  | 9781538106693 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 650pp | Availability last checked: 19/8/2017
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After the rise of the Islamic State in the Middle East and the new geopoliticallandscape in this region, it is essential for the modern reader to understandthe history that has allowed for and influenced these types of Islamic groups toform. Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism acts as a...

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue, a View from Jerusalem

KRONISH, Ronald.
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(2017)  | 9780761869337 | Hamilton Books | pbk. | book | 210pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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This book describes the theory and practice of interreligious dialogue,education and action in Israel and Palestine in the context of the politicalpeace process as well as the peace-building processes and programs, by drawingon personal experiences and encounters of more than twenty-five years. Throughmemorable...

God and abstract objects : the coherence of theism: aseity.

Craig, William Lane.
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(2017)  | 9783319553832 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 511pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This book is an exploration and defense of the coherence of classical theism’s doctrine of divine aseity in the face of the challenge posed by Platonism with respect to abstract objects. A synoptic work in analytic philosophy of religion, the book engages discussions in philosophy of mathematics, philosophy...

Feminist theory and the bible : interrogating the sources.

Fuchs, Esther.
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(2017)  | 9781498527835 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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Feminist Theory and the Bible: Interrogating the Sources conceptualizes, contextualizes and maps a new kind of burgeoning scholarship that has grown up in recent decades. This scholarship emerged in the margins of Feminist Studies and Biblical Studies and has yet to find a foothold in either one of...

Africana islamic studies.

Conyers, James L. Pitre, Abul.
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(2017)  | 9781498530392 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 202pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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Africana Islamic Studies highlights the diverse contributions that African Americans have made to the formation of Islam in the United States. It specifically focuses on the Nation of Islam and its patriarch Elijah Muhammad with regards to the African American Islamic experience. Contributors explore...

Evangelical america : an encyclopedia of contemporary american religious culture.

Demy, Timothy J. Shockley, Paul R. Demy, Timothy. Shockley, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9781610697736 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 522pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2017
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What makes evangelical or "born-again" Christians different from those who identify themselves more simply as "Christian"? What percentage of Americans believe in the Rapture? How are evangelicalism and Baptism similar? What is the influence of evangelical religions on U.S. politics? Readers of Evangelical...

Handbook of zen, mindfulness, and behavioral health.

Masuda, Akihiko. O'Donohue, William T.
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(2017)  | 9783319545936 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 331pp | Availability last checked: 12/9/2017
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This comprehensive handbook presents a Zen account of fundamental and important dimensions of daily living. It explores how Zen teachings inform a range of key topics across the field of behavioral health and discuss the many uses of meditation and mindfulness practice in therapeutic contexts, especially...

Better health through spiritual practices : a guide to religious behaviors and perspectives that benefit mind and body.

Von, Dras Dean D.
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(2017)  | 9781440853678 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2017
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Many religious dogmas promote wellness through their practices or stated objectivesfor example, focusing on simple living, having compassion for others, vegetarianism, or meditation and mindfulness. This refreshing work provides a review of the world's spiritual perspectives and traditions, and explores...

Credo Credit Crisis: Speculations on Faith and Money

John Müller, Christopher. Milesi, Laurent. Tynan, Aidan. Müller, Christopher John.
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(2017)  | 9781783483808 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 374pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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Money facilitates the rites and rituals we perform in everyday life. More than amere medium of exchange or a measure of value, it is the primary means by whichwe manifest a faith unique to our secular age. But what happens when individualbelief (credo, ‘I’ believe) and the systems into which it...

Music, Theology, and Justice

Kim, Hyun-Ah. O'Connor, Michael. Labriola, Christina.
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(2017)  | 9781498538664 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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Music does not make itself. It is made by people: professionals and amateurs,singers and instrumentalists, composers and publishers, performers andaudiences, entrepreneurs and consumers. In turn, making music shapes those whomake it—spiritually, emotionally, physically, mentally, socially, politically,economically—for...

Valmiki's Uttara Kanda: The Book of Answers

VALMIKI, Sattar.
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(2017)  | 9781538104200 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 316pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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The last and most intriguing book of the Ramayana, the Uttara Kanda is renderedhere by noted Sanskrit scholar Arshia Sattar in vivid, sensuous detail. Firstcomposed around 500 BCE, it tells the story of an unjustly exiled prince, theabduction of his wife from the forest by a ten-headed demon king,...

Valmiki's Uttara Kanda: The Book of Answers

VALMIKI, Sattar.
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(2017)  | 9781538104194 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 316pp | Availability last checked: 25/8/2017
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The last and most intriguing book of the Ramayana, the Uttara Kanda is renderedhere by noted Sanskrit scholar Arshia Sattar in vivid, sensuous detail. Firstcomposed around 500 BCE, it tells the story of an unjustly exiled prince, theabduction of his wife from the forest by a ten-headed demon king,...

Zionism and the biology of the jews.

Falk, Raphael.
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(2017)  | 9783319573441 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 234pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This book offers a unique perspective on Zionism. The author, a geneticist by training, focuses on science, rather than history. He looks at the claims that Jews constitute a people with common biological roots. An argument that helps provide justification for the aspirations of this political movement...

Ana-María Rizzuto and the Psychoanalysis of Religion: The Road to the Living God

Goodman, David M. Reineke, Martha J.
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(2017)  | 9781498564243 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 228pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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Ana María Rizzuto’s groundbreaking explorations of the formation of Godrepresentations in early childhood and their elaboration throughout the lifecycle have made their mark, enriching the practice of psychoanalysis andpsychotherapy as well as scholarship within the psychoanalytic study ofreligion....

Ency martin luther and reformaticb.

Lamport, Mark A.
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(2017)  | 9781442271586 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 978pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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The Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation is a comprehensive global study of the life and work of Martin Luther and the movements that followed him--in history and through today. Organized by a stellar advisory board of Luther and Reformation scholars, the encyclopedia features nearly 500...

Ibn 'Ata' Allah, Muslim Sufi Saint and Gift of Heaven

Bakr Sirajuddin Cook, Abu.
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(2017)  | 9781443895682 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 4/8/2017
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The Shadhiliyya Sufi Order gave the Muslim world, and those that are interested in Sufism, the inside workings of the great masters Abu’l Hassan al-Shadhili and Abu l-’Abbas al-Mursi. Ibn ‘Ata’ Allah, also a master of the Shadhiliyya Order, is the author of many volumes. His works occupy a unique position...

New Ways of Being Pentecostal in Latin America

Lindhardt, Martin.
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(2017)  | 9780739196571 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 282pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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The explosive growth of Pentecostalism has radically transformed LatinAmerica’s religious landscape within the last half century or so. In a regionwhere Catholicism reigned hegemonic for centuries, the expansion ofPentecostalism has now resulted in a situation of religious pluralism andcompetition,...

Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible

Goldstein, Elizabeth W.
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(2017)  | 9781498500821 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 156pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible explores the role of female blood in theHebrew Bible and considers its theological implications for futureunderstandings of purity and impurity in the Jewish religion. Influenced by thework of Jonathan Klawans (Sin and Impurity in Ancient Judaism), and using thecategories...

The Norwegian-American Lutheran Experience in 1950s Japan: Stepping up to the Cold War Challenge

Allen, Kate. Ingulsrud, John E.
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(2017)  | 9781498524827 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 332pp | Availability last checked: 20/8/2017
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Stepping Up to the Cold War Challenge: The Norwegian-American LutheranExperience in 1950s Japan describes the events that led to the EvangelicalLutheran Church (ELC), an American Christian denomination, to respond to GeneralMacArthur’s call for missionaries. This Church did not initially respond,...

A goddess in motion : visual creativity in the cult of maria lionza.

Canals, Roger.
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(2017)  | 9781785336126 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 212pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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The current practice of the cult of Mara Lionza is one of the most important and yet unexplored religious practices in Venezuela. Based on long-term fieldwork, this book explores the role of images and visual culture within the cult. By adopting a relational approach, A Goddess in Motion shows how the...

Ana-maría rizzuto and the psychoanalysis of religion : the road to the living god.

Goodman, David M. Reineke, Martha Jane.
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(2017)  | 9781498564267 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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Music, theology, and justice.

Kim, Hyun-Ah. Labriola, Christina. O'Connor, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781498538688 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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Music does not make itself. It is made by people: professionals and amateurs, singers and instrumentalists, composers and publishers, performers and audiences, entrepreneurs and consumers. In turn, making music shapes those who make it--spiritually, emotionally, physically, mentally, socially, politically,...

The Francis Effect: A Radical Pope's Challenge to the American Catholic Church

Gehring, John.
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(2017)  | 9781538107515 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 286pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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The Francis Effect explores how a church once known as a towering force forsocial justice became known for a narrow agenda most closely aligned with onepolitical party, and then looks at the opportunities for change in the “age ofFrancis.” Pope Francis has become an unlikely global star whose image...

Contemporary controversies in catholic bioethics.

Eberl, Jason T.
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(2017)  | 9783319557649 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 622pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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This volume comprises various viewpoints representing a Catholic perspective on contemporary practices in medicine and biomedical research. The Roman Catholic Church has had a significant impact upon the formulation and application of moral values and principles to a wide range of controversial issues...

Women's voices and the practice of preaching.

Gross, Nancy Lammers.
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(2017)  | 9780802873224 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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Expert, practical help for women who preach or lead worship Many women preachers and worship leaders have trouble speaking; they struggle to fully use their physical voices. Maintaining that there is often a disconnect between the woman's self-understanding as a preacher and her own body, Nancy Lammers...

Bernhard lichtenberg : roman catholic priest and martyr of the nazi regime.

Gaydosh, Brenda L.
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(2017)  | 9781498553117 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 294pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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Bernhard Lichtenberg: Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr of the Nazi Regime is the definitive English biography of the martyred Nazi-era Berlin provost, Bernhard Lichtenberg. This work presents a broad overview of Bernhard Lichtenberg's life (1875-1943) in the context of history. It discusses the areas...

New religions and state's response to religious diversification in contemporary vietnam : tensions from the reinvention of the sacred.

Hoang, Chung Van.
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