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Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

Shadow of Terror over The Sahel, from 2007

by Al J Venter

<p>Insurgencies in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen and elsewhere – the majority linked to al Qaeda – are in the news on an almost daily basis. But very little surfaces about a festering insurgency that has been on the go for six years in West ...

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Al-Britannia, My Country

A Journey Through Muslim Britain

by James Fergusson

<p><em>Shortlisted for the British Academy Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2018.</em></p> <p><strong>'A SERIOUSLY NECESSARY BOOK.' ROWAN WILLIAMS, FORMER ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY</strong></p> <p><strong>'A MUST READ.' ...

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Albert Schweitzer

A Biography

by Nils Ole Oermann

<p>This biography provides a versatile insight into the life, work, and thought of Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965). Nils Ole Oermann offers a detailed account of the multifaceted life of Albert Schweitzer who was a theologian, organist, ...

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Albert Schweitzer's Ethical Vision A Sourcebook

by Predrag Cicovacki

<p>The philosophy of Albert Schweitzer has proved widely influential in modern thinking, especially in the field of ethics. His leading ethical idea can be summarized in the phrase &quot;reverence for life&quot; - namely, that good consists in ...

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Alcestis

by Euripides

<p>Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have survived complete. Euripides is ...

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Alchemy and Chemistry in the 16th and 17th Centuries

by Antonio Clericuzio & P. Rattansi

<p>The present volume owes its ongm to a Colloquium on &quot;Alchemy and Chemistry in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries&quot;, held at the Warburg Institute on 26th and 27th July 1989. The Colloquium focused on a number of selected themes ...

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Alcohol Recovery: The Mindful Way

by Catherine Lucas

<p>Mindfulness lends itself particularly well to recovery, partly because it is a potent tool for self-management, but principally because it can be approached both as a secular or spiritual practice. The Twelve-Step approach of Alcoholics ...

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All in the Mind?

Does Neuroscience Challenge Faith?

by Peter Clarke

<p>Much progress has been made to understand the intricacies of the brain's workings. Some have claimed, and many assumed, that these findings have challenged faith in God to the point of destruction. Are we not mere neural machines? Are ...

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Allies with the Infidel

The Ottoman and French Alliance in the Sixteenth Century

by Christine Isom-Verhaaren

<p>In 1543, the Ottoman fleet appeared off the coast of France to bombard and lay siege to the city of Nice. The operation, under the command of Admiral Barbarossa, came in response to a request from François I of France for assistance from ...

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Almost Christian

What the Faith of Our Teenagers is Telling the American Church

by Kenda Creasy Dean

<p>Based on the National Study of Youth and Religion--the same invaluable data as its predecessor, <em>Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers</em>--Kenda Creasy Dean's compelling new book, <em>Almost ...

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Almost Everything

Notes on Hope

by Anne Lamott

<p>Despair and uncertainty surround us: in the news, in our families, and in ourselves. But even when life is at its bleakest, Anne Lamott shows how we can rediscover the hope and wisdom that are buried within us and that can make life sweeter ...

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Alone of All Her Sex

The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary

by Marina Warner

<p>This unique study of the cult of the Virgin Mary offers a way of thinking about the interrelations of Catholicism and ideas of ideal femininity over the longue duree. An ambitious history of the changing symbolism of the Mother of God, Alone ...

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Alternative Approaches in Conflict Resolution

by Christine Schliesser & Martin Leiner

<p>This edited volume brings together alternative and innovative approaches in conflict resolution. With traditional military intervention repeatedly leading to the transformation of entire regions into zones of instability and violence ...

ISBN: 9783319583594

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Alternative Collects

Prayers to a Disruptive and Compassionate God

by Graham Turner

<p><strong>These radical prayers break the mould of the “collect” prayers that are so familiar to millions of Christians worldwide. They are the result of the author’s struggle with the blandness and predictability of so many of the church’s ...

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Alternative Concepts of God

Essays on the Metaphysics of the Divine

by Andrei Buckareff & Yujin Nagasawa

<p>The concept of God according to traditional Judeo-Christian-Islamic theism minimally includes the following theses: (i) There is one God; (ii) God is an omniscient, omnipotent, and morally perfect agent; (iii) God is the creator ex nihilo of ...

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Alternative Performativity of Muslimness

The Intersection of Race, Gender, Religion, and Migration

by Amina Alrasheed Nayel

<p>The book highlights issues related to the construction of gender in Africa and African identity politics. It explores the limitations of the constructed category of “African Muslim woman” in West Yorkshire. Amina Alrasheed Nayel uses Black ...

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Alternative Salvations

Engaging the Sacred and the Secular

by Hannah Bacon, Wendy Dossett & Dr. Steve Knowles

<p>By considering transformative ideas and experiences which are explicitly articulated or implicitly structured in languages of religion and spirituality, <em>Alternative Salvations</em> probes concepts including 'religious', 'secular', ...

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Amazed by God's Grace

Overcoming Racial Divides by the Power of the Holy Spirit

by Deacon Larry Oney

<p>Larry Oney endured years of adversity and racial prejudice as a child in a sharecropping family on a plantation in northern Louisiana and into his high school years in New Orleans. Black, proud, and angry, his life began to pivot toward hope ...

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Ambivalent Conquests

Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517–1570

by Inga Clendinnen

<p>This is both a specific study of conversion in a corner of the Spanish Empire, and a work with implications for the understanding of European domination and native resistance throughout the colonial world. Dr Clendinnen explores the ...

ISBN: 9781107501683

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American Catholic Women Religious

Radicalized by Mission

by Donna Maria Moses

<p>This book depicts the significant role played by American Catholic Women Religious in the broader narratives of modern American history and the history of the Catholic Church. The book is a guide to fifty foreign missions founded by Dominican

ISBN: 9783319604657

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