History of religion

    Business Turn in American Religious History

    Paperback £24.89

    Business is an understudied area in American religious history that has profound implications for how we understand the popularity and ongoing transformation of religion in the US. This volume explores the business aspects of American religious organizations by analyzing the financing, production, marketing, and distribution of religious goods and services...

    Masnavi. Book Four

    By Jalal al-Din Rumi

    Paperback £8.45

    Rumi is the greatest mystic poet to have written in Persian, and the Masnavi, written in six books, is his masterpiece. It conveys a message of divine love in entertaining stories and homilies. The focus of Book Four is with the mystical knowledge of the spiritual guide.

    Darkening Age

    By Catherine Nixey

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    Imagining the Arabs

    By Peter Webb

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    Investigating the core questions about Arab identity and history, this book tackles the time-honoured stereotypes that depict Arabs as ancient Arabian Bedouin, and reveals the stories to be a myth: tales told by Muslims to recreate the past to explain the meaning of Islam and its origins.

    Inscribed Power: Amulets and Magic in Early Spanish Literature

    By Ryan D. Giles

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    In Inscribed Power, Ryan D. Giles explores the function of amuletic prayers, divine names, and incantation formulas that were inscribed and printed on parchment, paper and other media, and at the same time inserted into classic literary works in Spain.

    Christianity and Monasticism in Northern Egypt

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    The legacies of the Coptic Christian presence in northern Egypt from the fourth century to the present day

    Poetic Relations

    By Constance M. Furey

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    What is the relationship between our isolated and our social selves, between aloneness and interconnection? Constance M. Furey probes this question through a suggestive literary tradition: early Protestant poems in which a single speaker describes a solitary search for God. As Furey demonstrates, John Donne, George Herbert, Anne Bradstreet, and...

    Sarah Osborn's World

    By Catherine A. Brekus

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    In 1743, sitting quietly with pen in hand, Sarah Osborn pondered how to tell the story of her life, how to make sense of both her spiritual awakening and the sudden destitution of her family. Remarkably, the memoir she created that year survives today, as do more than two thousand...

    Dharma: The Hindu, Jain, Buddhist and Sikh Traditions of India

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    Dharma is central to all the major religious traditions which originated on the Indian subcontinent.

    Atlas of the Qur'an

    By Shawqi Abu Khalil

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    First Time an Atlas of the Qur'an. It helps whoever recites the Qur'an or studies to specify the locations mentioned. Also, it helps locate areas where the incidents where the Prophetic Seerah occurred. Identify well-known and obscure places with this unique book.

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