By Adam Morton,Nadine Lewycky
By Adam Morton,Nadine Lewycky
By Charles David Isbell
Charles David Isbell is Professor of Hebrew and Jewish experiences at Louisiana nation collage. He has authored greater than 2 hundred scholarly articles and 8 books, the newest of that's Sermons from a Southern Rabbi (2009).
By Joyce Rockwood Hudson
JOYCE ROCKWOOD HUDSON
Joyce Rockwood Hudson has taught the rules of Jungian internal paintings to church and group dream teams for nearly 3 many years. for the reason that its unique e-book, her ebook typical Spirituality has been a instruction manual for dream teams around the U.S. and in a foreign country. She is at the college of the Haden Institute, the place she teaches within the Dream chief education application and is helping oversee the yearly summer season Dream and Spirituality convention. the writer of 7 books, her literary prizes comprise Holland’s prestigious Silver Pencil award, an American Library organization remarkable ebook award, and Georgia author of the yr in Fiction.
By Marion Röbkes
By Ron McRay
By Werner H. Kelber,Paula A. Sanders
"'Bible' and 'Scripture' show the feel of a written paintings, yet Arabic 'Qur'an' and Hebrew 'Miqra' hold the unique, oral experience of a message recited. This assortment bargains a ground-breaking treatment to the writing-centric bias on scriptural reports. 13 notable essays through a number of the maximum students of the monotheist traditions interrogate prior assumptions in addition to the fabrics in query to offer a nuanced and remarkably special research of the oral essence of sacred texts."
--Reuven Firestone, Regenstein Professor in Medieval Judaism and Islam, Hebrew Union collage; Senior Fellow, middle for faith & Civic tradition, college of Southern California
"A revealing choice of essays dedicated to 3 nice religions 'of the book'--Judaism, Christianity, and Islam--demonstrating how totally intertwined oral and written traditions of interpreting, recitation, functionality, and chant are in each one. it is going to swap the way in which students throughout many fields--anthropology, literature, social heritage, and religion--can investigate the comparable energy and authority of 'the written' and 'the oral' dimensions of tradition, as complementary to one another and never in opposition."
--Mary Carruthers, Remarque Professor Emeritus of Literature, manhattan collage, All Souls collage, Oxford
Werner H. Kelber is the Isla Carroll and Percy E. Turner Professor Emeritus of bible study at Rice collage. His courses contain Imprints, Voiceprints, and Footprints of Memory (2013) and The Oral and Written Gospel (1983).
Paula A. Sanders is Professor of historical past and Vice Provost for tutorial Affairs at Rice collage. between her courses are Creating Medieval Cairo (2008) and Ritual, Politics and the town in Fatimid Cairo (1994).
By Stanford Rives
By Harvey Whitehouse
By Karl W. Giberson
Abraham's Dice explores the interaction among probability and windfall within the monotheistic non secular traditions, taking a look at how their interplay has been conceptualized as our figuring out of the workings of nature has replaced. This full of life ancient dialog has generated extreme ongoing theological debates, and provocative responses from technological know-how: what are we to make of the background of our universe, the place probability and legislations have performed out in complicated methods? Or the evolution of lifestyles, the place random mutations have challenged makes an attempt to discover objective inside evolution and confident many who people are yet a "glorious accident"?
The enduring trust that every thing occurs for a cause is tested via a talk with significant students, between them holders of prestigious chairs at Oxford and Cambridge Universities and the college of Basel, in addition to numerous Gifford academics, and Templeton prize winners. prepared traditionally, Abraham's cube presents a wide-ranging medical, theological, and biblical origin to deal with the query of windfall and divine motion in a global shot via with contingency.
By R. S. Deese