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A Christian-Muslim Mosaic of Accommodation and Partition – By David Bertaina

A Christian-Muslim Mosaic of Accommodation and Partition – By David Bertaina

David Bertaina August 16, 2016 0

David Bertaina on on Michael Penn’s Envisioning Islam At the beginning of his reign (705-715), the caliph al-Walid inaugurated the creation of a sacred structure: the Umayyad Mosque, also known as the Great Mosque

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Gnostic Apocalypse Now! – By Tuomas Rasimus

Gnostic Apocalypse Now! – By Tuomas Rasimus

Tuomas Rasimus January 20, 2015 0

Tuomas Rasimus on Dylan M. Burns’s Apocalypse of the Alien God: Platonism and the Exile of Sethian Gnosticism Ever since the chance discovery in 1945 of thirteen Coptic codices preserved on papyrus near Nag Hammadi,

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Christian Sexual Slander – By Taylor Petrey

Christian Sexual Slander – By Taylor Petrey

Taylor Petrey September 30, 2014 0

Taylor Petrey on Susanna Drake’s Slandering the Jew The history of Christian anti-Judaism has become an important scholarly topic in the last half century, arising primarily in the wake of the Holocaust. The ancient legacy of

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Incarnational Poetics and the New Theological Literary Studies – By Ryan McDermott

Incarnational Poetics and the New Theological Literary Studies – By Ryan McDermott

Ryan McDermott September 16, 2014 0

Ryan McDermott on Cristina Maria Cervone’s Poetics of the Incarnation: Middle English Writing and the Leap of Love I often have to explain to friends who went to college in the 1990s that English literary studies is

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“Beneficent Incision”: Midrash and the Contemporary Critical Moment – By Adam Zachary Newton

“Beneficent Incision”: Midrash and the Contemporary Critical Moment – By Adam Zachary Newton

Adam Zachary Newton August 5, 2014 1

Adam Zachary Newton on Dina Stein’s Textual Mirrors: Reflexivity, Midrash, and the Rabbinic Self In a deeply learned set of essays collected under the title The Vulnerable Text (1986), Renaissance literature scholar Thomas Greene discussed what

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Politics and Culture Wars on the Other Side of American Evangelicalism – By Todd M. Brenneman

Politics and Culture Wars on the Other Side of American Evangelicalism – By Todd M. Brenneman

Todd M Brenneman May 29, 2013 0

Todd M. Brenneman on David R. Swartz’s Moral Minority Much of the attention paid to contemporary evangelicalism in the United States has focused on the political activity of evangelicals who have energetically supported conservative

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