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The Most Ancient Testimony
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Jerome Friedman
Categories: Christianity and other religions
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press

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Discovering Religious History in the Modern Age
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Hans Gerhard Kippenberg
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

This book makes an unparalleled attempt to analyze the rise of comparative religion as a particular response to modernization. In the mid-nineteenth century and continuing into the twentieth, Western scholars began to interpret religion's history, drawing on prehistorical evidence, recently deciphered texts, and ethnographical reports. Religions that had been rejected
Defenders of God
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Bruce B. Lawrence
Categories: Fundamentalism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Today's media are rife with stories of modern-day defenders of God--Christian, Jew, and Muslim--in revolt against what they feel to be the modern rejection of God's teaching as revealed in their sacred texts. Historian Bruce Lawrence has written the first comparative study to make sense of these contemporary zealots. He
Jews in the Realm of the Sultans
Language: en
Pages: 503
Authors: Yaron Ben-Naeh
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

Jewish society in the Ottoman Empire has not been the subject of systematic research. The seventeenth century is the main object of this study, since it was a formative era. For Ottoman Jews, the 'Ottoman century' constituted an era of gradual acculturation to changing reality, parallel to the changing character
Persia and Rome in Classical Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 175
Authors: Jacob Neusner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: University Press of America

This book examines the representation of Rome and Persia (Iran) in the successive groups of documents that comprise the Rabbinic canon of late antiquity.