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Marketing Religion in the Roman Empire

Marketing Religion in the Roman Empire

MRB September 14, 2017 0

Sarah E. Rollens reviews At the Temple Gates by Heidi Wendt In her new book At the Temple Gates: The Religion of Freelance Experts in the Roman Empire, Heidi Wendt examines sociology of religion

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Biblical Bridal Songs and Latin Reception – by E. Ann Matter

Biblical Bridal Songs and Latin Reception – by E. Ann Matter

E. Ann Matter December 26, 2016 0

E. Ann Matter on Karl Shuve’s The Song of Songs Scholarly interest in the traditions of biblical exegesis of the medieval Latin tradition has flourished since the first publication of Beryl Smalley’s The Study

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Feeling Sorry the Wrong Way – by Anthony Bash

Feeling Sorry the Wrong Way – by Anthony Bash

Anthony Bash August 29, 2016 0

Anthony Bash on David Lambert’s How Repentance Became Biblical In some ways, regret, repentance, and remorse are popular emotions in the modern world. Public apologies for personal wrongdoing or for national, corporate, or institutional

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Making the Qurʾan Turkish: Translation and Power in the Ottoman Empire – By Micah Hughes

Making the Qurʾan Turkish: Translation and Power in the Ottoman Empire – By Micah Hughes

Micah Hughes March 14, 2016 0

Micah Hughes on M. Brett Wilson’s Translating the Qurʾan in an Age of Nationalism What could be more unassuming and unexceptional than translation? It is simply everywhere and often taken-for-granted. From ancient, must-read “classics”

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Whose God was Slain? Anthropology and the Diversity of World Christianity – By Jason Bruner

Whose God was Slain? Anthropology and the Diversity of World Christianity – By Jason Bruner

Jason Bruner March 14, 2016 0

Jason Bruner on Timothy Larsen’s The Slain God Is anthropology inherently inimical to the truth claims of the Christian faith? In The Slain God, Timothy Larsen offers biographical profiles of six eminent British anthropologists

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First Impressions #61: Neil J. Young

First Impressions #61: Neil J. Young

Arthur Remillard December 1, 2015 0

American politics makes strange bedfellows — the unlikely coalition of Mormons, Catholics, and Evangelicals. Art Remillard talks with Neil J. Young about his new book, We Gather Together: The Religious Right and the Problem

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Analytic Theology and the Doctrine of the Trinity – By Edward Brooks

Analytic Theology and the Doctrine of the Trinity – By Edward Brooks

Edward Brooks November 9, 2015 0

Edward Brooks on Hasker’s Metaphysics & the Tri-personal God What has analytic philosophy to do with the doctrine of the Trinity? ‘As little as possible’ would likely be the response of some contemporary theologians. Given

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New Light from an Old Source: Cyril and Scripture – By Michael Cameron

New Light from an Old Source: Cyril and Scripture – By Michael Cameron

Michael Cameron November 9, 2015 0

Michael Cameron on Matthew Crawford’s Cyril of Alexandria’s Trinitarian Theology of Scripture It might be hard for outside observers to tell, but for some time now the theological account of exegesis of the Christian

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In the Footsteps of Shenoute – Caroline T. Schroeder

In the Footsteps of Shenoute – Caroline T. Schroeder

Caroline T. Schroeder October 13, 2015 0

Caroline T. Schroeder on Bentley Layton’s The Canons of Our Fathers Every year in the month of July over ten thousand pilgrims flock to the White Monastery outside of the city of Sohag, Egypt,

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Religious Spacemen? The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and (Extra)-Terrestrial Faith – By Gavin Merrifield

Religious Spacemen? The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and (Extra)-Terrestrial Faith – By Gavin Merrifield

Gavin Merrifield October 13, 2015 0

Gavin Merrifield on David Wilkinson’s Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Is our blue planet Earth the only world inhabited by intelligent, self-aware, and religious beings? The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

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