By Axel Ritter
By Véronique Krings
This collective quantity is dedicated to the Phoenician and the Punic civilization studied for its personal goal but in addition for its courting with contemporaneous cultures of the traditional Mediterranean. the 1st half discusses many of the resources in terms of the Phoenician and Punic global; a moment half makes an attempt to sum up the several elements of its fabric and cultural surrounding. The 3rd half expounds the current country of our wisdom of the Phoenicians and the Punics in all of the huge geographical components the place they've got emerged. The paintings therefore assembles essentially, with ease and as thoroughly as attainable the elemental proof that might enable experts of fellow disciplines to begin themselves, and well-informed researchers to accomplish or fee simply their info. This quantity features a bibliography, illustrations, maps and indexes.
By Ed Noort, Tigchelaar
This quantity is dedicated to the receptions of and reflections at the tale of Sodom and Gomorrah as advised in Genesis 18 and 19. articles speak about intertextual reactions to the Sodom narrative in the Hebrew Bible. 5 contributions study readings and rewritings of the Sodom narrative in early Jewish, Christian and Islamic writings: Jubilees, the useless Sea Scrolls, the hot testomony (Revelation 11), Targumim and early Koran commentaries. articles concentrate on separate topics, the punishment of the useless Sea and the prohibition on in retrospect. eventually, articles that target Peter Damian and Proust's Sodome et Gomorrhe I describe the later reception of the sin of Sodom as homosexuality. A bibliography of modern works completes the amount.
By Johannes A Ven, Michael Scherer-Rath
The belief for this quantity originates from the 1st assembly of the foreign Society of Empirical examine in Theology (ISERT) in 2002 on the Radboud college Nijmegen. during this quantity, researchers and teachers from South Africa, nice Britain, Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands debate in regards to the primary query of the function of theological normativity in empirical learn in theological fields. In fourteen contributions this booklet wish to light up the importance of this vital subject for the self-discipline of useful theology. the 1st a part of the e-book presents a dialogue concerning the empirical personality of functional theology and the implications for clinical examine in theological fields. the second one half offers with the normative implications of empirical learn. it really is proven with assistance from concrete learn initiatives that empirical study is feasible in useful theology and that theology works normatively in empirical learn.
By Cunningham, Pauline Allen, Barkhuizen, Andrew Louth, Wendy Mayer, Anthony Meredith, Munitiz, A Stewart-Sykes, Niki Tsironis, Th Antonopoulou
This quantity brings jointly 13 stories on Greek-speaking preachers and audiences in a interval from the start of the second one century A.D. to the start of the 10th century which has mostly been overlooked within the smooth literature. The chapters symbolize a suite of case stories of person preachers or classes of homiletic job and canopy issues together with the id of Greek-speaking preachers, the situations of supply, the several genres of homiletic, the variation of the tropes of Classical methods, the education, redaction and transmission of sermons, and the interplay among preacher and viewers. every one bankruptcy is observed via a precis bibliography of an important fundamental resources and secondary literature.
By Adrian, Nadine; Danaher, Tim; Brandes, Uta; Dickel, Susanne; Erlhoff, Michael
The table is a spot of labor and of motion, however it additionally serves as a spot to show own issues and personal tastes. hence it usually characterizes in methods a fabric and symbolic cohesion. The table is not just very informative in itself, but additionally should always be studied and understood within the context of its cultural, gender-specific, and field-related atmosphere. the focal point of this examine is a comparative research of using desks. Desks in insurance firms, banks, administrative experts, name facilities, and layout studios in twelve nations on all continents have been studied. This e-book offers the consequences within the kind of wide visible fabric, empirical analyses, and significant essays. The examine used to be conducted via the Koln foreign tuition of layout (KISD) in collaboration with universities in Hong Kong; manhattan; Seoul; Taipei; Curitiba, Brazil; Pune, India; Auckland; Milan; and Fukuoka, Japan
By Ousmane Kane
Covers Muslim modernity in a rustic with the biggest unmarried Muslim inhabitants in Sub-Saharan Africa. it truly is dedicated to the learn of the most important unmarried Muslim fundamentalist association in postcolonial Sub-Saharan Africa, the Society for the elimination of Innovation and Reinstatement of culture.
By Stephan Wendehorst
Compared to the Iberian Inquisitions little learn has been performed at the angle of the Roman and common Inquisition to the Jews. the current quantity offers with the family among the Catholic Church, Jews and Judaism and the potential for the now available assets within the archive of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the religion in Rome for throwing new gentle in this difficult courting. It begins with contributions via Kenneth Stow, Piet van Boxel, Hanna W?grzynek, Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin, Eleazar Gutwirth, Michael Studemund-Hal?vy and Sandra Neves Silva on key components of the come across among the Roman Church and the Jews corresponding to papal coverage, censorship and the Converso milieu. It strikes directly to displays of archival fabric from the Congregations of the Roman Inquisition and of the Index by means of Claus Arnold, Antje Br?cker and John Tedeschi and concludes with sketches of ongoing and potential learn tasks through Stephan Wendehorst, Ariella Lang and Hubert Wolf. Readership: All these drawn to the family members among the Catholic Church, Jews and Judaism within the early glossy and glossy sessions, particularly historians of the Inquisition, censorship and the Marranos.
By Mr Robert Singerman, David L Gold
This paintings identifies and describes over 3000 books, essays in books, and articles on Jewish given names and family members names all through background, spanning the Biblical interval to fashionable occasions.
By Wilson H.T.
This e-book addresses a few interrelated concerns in outdated and new political economic climate. for lots of, the focal point on globalization is visible incorrectly as a priority that supersedes problems with debt and indebtedness, however it doesn't. furthermore, and paradoxically, the capital area now has any such made up our minds institutional virtue over these of the general public and society that its legitimacy is lower than expanding risk in capitalist democracies. current advancements heavily jeopardize the right kind stability among capital, public and social associations on which the development and welfare of either the constructing global and capitalist democracies themselves rely. Making large connection with Marx, Weber and Habermas, between others, Wilson concludes that social intellectuals needs to proceed to eschew Weber's pessimism, thereby refusing to help within the mammoth, and consequential, self-confirming prophecy that modern postmodernism now threatens to develop into.