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Humanism and the Church Fathers
Humanism and the Church Fathers (June 1977)
Ambrogio Traversari (1386-1439) and the Revival of Patristic Theology in the Early Italian Renaissance
Charles L. Stinger - Author

This study of the foremost patristic scholar in 15th-century Florence is based almost exclusively on manuscript letters and incunabula in Greek, Latin, and Italian. The influence of the revival of patristic studies on the meaning and purpose of Renaissance learning emerges as one of the original considerations in this book which should be of interest to humanists, generally, but also to art historians, intellectual history researchers, theol...(Read More)
 
 
God as Form
God as Form (June 1976)
Essays in Greek Theology with Special Reference to Christianity and the Contemporary Theological Predicament
Curtis Bennett - Author

Essays in the theology of poetry, with special reference to the contemporary theological predicament.

In God as Form, Curtis Bennett discusses the nature of godhead, the function of image for art and religion expressive of its instinctive functioning in dream imagery, the radical distinction between the Greek and Christian views of incarnation, Xenophanes’ disclaimer of the Greek human forms for di...(Read More)
 
 
The Making of Mission Communities in East Africa
The Making of Mission Communities in East Africa (June 1976)
Anglicans and Africans in Colonial Kenya, 1875–1935
Robert W. Strayer - Author

The Making of Mission Communities in East Africa calls into question a number of common assumptions about the encounter between European missionaries and African societies in colonial Kenya.

The book explores the origins of those communities associated with the Anglican Church Missionary Society from 1875 to 1935, examines the development within them of a “mission culture,” probes their internal con...(Read More)
 
 
Those Elegant Decorums
Those Elegant Decorums (June 1973)
The Concept of Propriety in Jane Austen's Novels
Jane Nardin - Author

Analyzes the way in which Austen blends ironic criticism with moral affirmation through her complex and little-understood management of the narrative point of view.

In Those Elegant Decorums Professor Nardin differs from the many critics who feel that Jane Austen's irony and her morality contradict each other. She analyzes the way in which Jane Austen blends ironic criticism with moral affirmation thro...(Read More)
 
 
Muslim Studies, Vol. 2
Muslim Studies, Vol. 2 (June 1971)
Ignac Goldziher - Author

Muslim Studies ranks high among the classics of the scholarly literature on Islam. Indeed this work, originally published in German in 1889–1890, can be justly counted among those which laid the foundations of the modern study of Islam as a religion and a civilization. The first volume of the English translation was published in 1967.

This second volume contains the famous study on the devel...(Read More)
 
 
Muslim Studies, Vol. 1
Muslim Studies, Vol. 1 (June 1967)
Ignac Goldziher - Author

This is the first volume of Goldziher’s Muslim Studies, which ranks highly among the classics of the scholarly literature on Islam. Indeed, the two volumes, originally published in German in 1889–1890, can justly be counted among those which laid the foundations of the modern study of Islam as a religion and a civilization. The first study deals with the reaction of Islam to the ideals of Arab tribal society, to the attitu...(Read More)
 
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