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by Lothar Birk
How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy
by Donald B. Kraybill
by Aminah Beverly McCloud
<p>This engaging introduction to Islam examines its lived reality, its worldwide presence, and the variety of beliefs and practices encompassed by the religion. The global perspective uniquely captures the diversity of Islam expressed throughout
Sacred Texts and Imperial Contexts
by David M. Carr
This groundbreaking introductory textbook explores the emergence and development of the Bible, placing it in the broader context of world history. It particularly focuses on the role of a number of empires in the formation of the Biblical canon.
Sacred Texts and Imperial Contexts of the Hebrew Bible
by David M. Carr
This comprehensive, introductory textbook is unique in exploring the emergence of the Hebrew Bible in the broader context of world history. It particularly focuses on the influence of pre-Roman empires, empowering students with a richer ...
by Jon D. Mikalson
<i>Ancient Greek Religion</i> provides an introduction to the fundamental beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek religion. <ul type="disc"> <li>Focuses on Athens in the classical period</li> <li>Includes detailed discussion of Greek ...
In Zen Mind Suddenly Stops
by Annemarie Schimmel
by Isabella Anderson
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A Visible and Invisible History
by Peter Stanford
by Lorna Byrne
Angels In My Hair is the autobiography of a modern day mystic, an Irish woman with powers of the saints of old.When she was a child, people thought Lorna was 'retarded' because she did not seem to be focusing on the world around her. Instead ...
Ranging from his early treatises, the <i>Monologion</i> (a work written to show his monks how to meditate on the divine essence) and the <i>Proslogion</i> (best known for its advancement of the so-called ontological argument for the existence of
by Deborah Lipstadt
In the past few years there has been a decided rise in acts and expressions of antisemitism worldwide. No one could have predicted the contemporary situation- a Labour Party in the UK whose leadership has condoned expressions of overt ...
How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism As We Know It
by Burton L. Visotzky
Hard to believe but true: - The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet - The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers - Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas - Hellenistic rhetoric professors educated sons of ...
by JOHN HENRY NEWMAN
A highly influential figure in the Church of England, John Henry Newman stunned the Anglican community in 1843, when he left his position as vicar of St. Mary's, Oxford, to join the Roman Catholic church. Perhaps no one took greater offense than
by LEVI DOWLING
This visionary text professes to tell the complete story of Jesus' life, including the ""lost"" years, during which he traveled and studied in Tibet, Egypt, India, Persia, and Greece. First published in 1908, this mystical work is the ...
by John Bridges
On any given day, a man is faced with situations that demand a response. He runs into a friend who was recently fired . . . His date can't seem to pry herself away from a texting conversation during dinner . . . Someone at his gym routinely ...
by ST. JOHN OF THE CROSS
He was called ""the greatest of all mystical theologians"" by spiritual teacher Thomas Merton. And when St. John of the Cross was proclaimed to be a Doctor of the Church, Pope Pius XI praised his work as ""a guide and handbook for the man of ...
by Rae Orion
Learn how to get your precise horoscope, decipher astrological symbols, and benefit from the phases of the moon with A<i>strology for Dummies, Second Edition.</i> You?ll learn how to construct your birth chart, interpret its component parts, and
by Thich Nhat Hanh
This collection of autobiographical and teaching stories from peace activist and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is thought provoking and inspiring. Collected here for the first time, these stories span his life. There are stories from his childhood ...