By Doré Joseph, Pouderon Bernard
Les family members qu'entretinrent les intellectuels chrétiens avec l. a. tradition grecque furent dès l'origine placées sous le signe du conflit : qu'il s'agisse de ce débat tout intérieur entre l'attrait pour une littérature et une pensée qui avaient contribué à former leur jeunesse, et l. a. méfiance envers les valeurs et les doctrines qu'elles véhiculaient, intimement mêlées au paganisme ; ou des controverses, parfois violentes, qui les opposèrent aux représentants de ce qu'on appela bientôt l'hellénisme - un modèle culturel qu'ils rejetaient comme impie, mais dont ils refusaient pourtant d'être exclus.
Les auteurs du présent quantity, patrologues ou théologiens, hellénistes, latinistes et orientalistes, analysent l'attitude des Pères les plus représentatifs de leur époque face à cette tradition: depuis les premiers Apologistes, héritiers de los angeles culture apologétique judéo-hellénistique, auxquels est consacrée los angeles première partie de l'ouvrage, - jusqu'au triomphe de l'Église et l. a. fin de l'âge patristique. los angeles diversité des milieux, des circonstances historiques, des époques, engendra une multitude de positions, depuis le rejet pur et easy jusqu'à l'assimilation : c'est de cette diversité et de cette richesse que veulent rendre compte les différentes études présentées ici.
By Franziska Ede
Utilizing the technique of redaction feedback, the research reconstructs the origins of the Joseph narrative. It unearths that the tale in simple terms progressively built into its current shape. Even in its so much historical model (Gen 37–41*), it may be looked within the context of the background of the Patriarchs, while its connection to the Exodus happened secondarily – yet nonetheless sooner than the Priestly scriptures – with Israel’s departure from Egypt.
By Michel Faber
While Theo Griepenkerl occurs upon the 5th Gospel in a war-torn Iraqi museum, he can’t think his success. pushed through greed and a lust for popularity, he capitalises on his locate by means of publishing it. His booklet is a sensation. yet he can hardly ever think the incendiary results his discovery may have for Christians, Arabs, homicidal maniacs and Amazon buyers alike. the hearth Gospel is a superb piece of storytelling, dazzlingly outrageous and totally gripping.
By Ingrid Ramberg
Islamophobia will be outlined because the worry of or prejudiced point of view in the direction of Islam, Muslims and concerns referring to them. even if it takes the form of day-by-day different types of racism and discrimination or extra violent types, Islamophobia is a contravention of human rights and a risk to social solidarity. children are after all no longer proof against this. younger women and men are patently affected once they turn into pursuits of Islamophobic assaults and abuse. yet, simply as importantly, also they are involved by means of the overall upward push in discrimination and xenophobia, no matter if it's energetic or passive. At this seminar held in Budapest in June 2004, Islamophobia was once mentioned in the wider context of racism and discrimination in Europe, in new and outdated kinds. The discussions additionally lined the troubling resurgence of Anti-Semitic assaults, Romaphobia and segregation of Roma groups and chronic different types of discrimination opposed to noticeable minorities.The record of Ingrid Ramberg offers a private account of the problems raised on the seminar in addition to a really precious documentation of the shows, workshops and debates. it is usually a chain of coverage options aimed toward fighting Islamophobia and fostering intercultural recognize and coopération.
By Heinrich Heine, John Snodgrass
Initially released in 1882. This quantity from the Cornell collage Library's print collections was once scanned on an APT BookScan and switched over to JPG 2000 structure via Kirtas applied sciences. All titles scanned disguise to hide and pages could contain marks notations and different marginalia found in the unique quantity.
By József Zsengellér, Géza G. Xeravits
The amount comprises essays on a variety of difficulties of the early Jewish works: the Books of the Maccabees. Authors comprise well known overseas experts within the literature and deliberating early Judaism.
Prophetic symbolism is among the key subject matters of this quantity. On Isaiah, John F.A. Sawyer unearths radical pictures of Yahweh, Kenneth T. Aitken seems on the metamorphosis of the major motif of listening to, seeing and figuring out, Michael L. Barre examines lions and birds in 31.4-5, and Marvin A. Sweeney re-examines vmes(tm)s in 8.6. The imagery of Ezekiel is explored by way of Leslie C. Allen (the 'Death Valley' imaginative and prescient) and M.G. Swanepoel (Ezekiel sixteen and feminine photos of Israel), and Alan Cooper and Athalya Brenner write at the ebook of Jonah. essays of extra normal scope take care of the hunt for harmony in Isaiah (David Carr) and the redactional form of Nahum 1 (James Nogalski). an enticing and stimulating quantity which displays the liveliness of present study at the prophetic literature.
By Søren Kierkegaard
Soren was once an excellent surveyor of the human soul. accumulated during this quantity are what quantities to a maximum hits of parables highlighting the discoveries he made alongside the best way that compel the reader to get off the philosophical phence in terms of life's judgements. Don't sweat the small stuff? extra like, imagine, select, and the small stuff by no means surfaces. might be the best of all his parables is "The Jewel on skinny Ice", and its inclusion here's well worth the purcahse cost all by way of itself.
If you're accustomed to Kierkegaard, you recognize what an excellent reference tome this may be. while you're no longer, it is a smart way to start your exam of a guy who was once justifiably the Danish Dalai Lhama. His spirituality is immersed in being found in the instant, and could lay the root for all existentialist (i.e., Buddhist thinkers in Western trappings) concept within the twentieth Century from Husserl and Sartre to Heidegger and Neil Young.
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By Bernd U. Schipper, D. Andrew Teeter
A formal review of the manifold relationships that receive among “wisdom” and “Torah” within the moment Temple interval has interested generations of interpreters. The essays of the current assortment search to appreciate this key courting by means of focusing cognizance on particular cases of the reception of “Torah” in knowledge literature and the shaping of Torah by means of knowledge. Taking the recommendations of knowledge and torah within the a number of literary strata of the ebook of Deuteronomy as some degree of departure, the rest of the publication examines the connection among knowledge and Torah in knowledge literature of the second one Temple interval, together with Proverbs, Qohelet, playstation 19 and 119, Baruch, Ben Sira, knowledge, sapiential and rewritten scriptural texts from Qumran, and the knowledge of Solomon.