Islam and Knowledge: Al Faruqi's Concept of Religion in Islamic Thought

English | 2012 | ISBN: 178076068X | 368 Pages | EPUB | 9 MB

This is an era when the Islamic World is making a range of attempts to redefine itself and to grapple with the challenges of modernity. Many schools of thought have emerged which seek to position modern Islam within the context of a rapidly changing contemporary world. Exploring and defining the relationship between reli

Autopsia: Self, Death, and God after Kierkegaard and Derrida (Kierkegaard Studies. Monograph)

English | 2008 | ISBN: 3110191288 | 358 Pages | PDF | 10.37 MB

There are certain things that can be explained and certain things that cannot be explained. This book is about the latter. It is a book about death: how death interrupts and influences the reflection on the self. It is a book about God: a detailed and critical discussion on how Kierkegaard and Derrida apply the concep

Original Intent: The Courts, the Constitution & Religion

English | 2011 | ISBN: 1932225269 | 535 Pages | EPUB | 1.12 MB

Discover how the United States Supreme Court has reinterpreted the Constitution, diluting the Biblical foundations upon which it was based. Filled with hundreds of the Founders' quotes revealing their beliefs on the role of religion in public affairs, the proper role of the courts, the intended limited scope of fe

Avatar Bodies: A Tantra For Posthumanism (Electronic Mediations)

English | 2004 | ISBN: 0816641463 | 248 Pages | PDF | 1.06 MB

An ethically-based approach to human relations for the media age. Otherness, alterity, the alien--over the course of the past fifty years many of us have based our hopes for more ethical relationships on concepts of difference. Combining philosophy, literary criticism, fiction, autobiography, and real and imagined corr

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Augustine on War and Military Service

English | 2013 | ISBN: 1451464738 | 350 Pages | EPUB | 704.90 KB


Did our modern understanding of just war originate with Augustine? In this sweeping reevaluation of the evidence, Phillip Wynn uncovers a nuanced story of Augustine's thoughts on war and military service, and gives us a more complete and complex picture of this important topic. Deeply rooted in th

Attitudes to Gentiles in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (The Library of New Testament Studies)

English | 2013 | ISBN: 0567637662 | 320 Pages | PDF | 1.78 MB

This volume describes the attitudes towards Gentiles in both ancient Judaism and the early Christian tradition. The Jewish relationship with and views about the Gentiles played an important part in Jewish self-definition, especially in the Diaspora where Jews formed the minority among larger Gentile populations. Je

First Footprints: The Epic Story of the First Australians

English | 2014 | ISBN: 1743314930 | 328 Pages | EPUB | 9 MB

The epic story of Australia's Aboriginal people, as told through astonishing archaeological discoveries, ancient oral histories, and the largest and oldest art galleries on earth

Some 60,000 years ago, a small group of people landed on Australia's northern coast. They were the first oceanic mariner

50 Finds from Yorkshire: Objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme

English | ISBN: 1445661462 | 2016 | EPUB | 96 Pages | 8 MB

50 Finds from Yorkshire considers the spectacular and the everyday finds which help to reveal Yorkshire's hidden past. The region has been at the heart of English history for over 2000 years and has been shaped by Roman and Viking invaders, the conflict of the Wars of the Roses and the English Civil Wars. Objects foun