all ebooks in category: Religious Studies - History (28)

Studies in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity
English | 2014 | ISBN: 900427104X | PDF | pages: 323 | 1.4 mb

"Over the past 45 years Professor Pieter W. van der Horst contributed extensively to the study of ancient Judaism and early Christianity. The 24 papers …

The Bible in Arabic: The Scriptures of the "People of the Book" in the Language of Islam (Repost)
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0691150826 | EPUB | pages: 272 | 1.1 mb

From the first centuries of Islam to well into the Middle Ages, Jews and Christians produced hundreds of manuscripts containing portions of the Bible in …

Chronology of Religious Life in America
English | April 9, 2009 | ISBN: 078644004X | 232 pages | PDF | 2.69 Mb

This chronology begins with an overview of religious life in the United States, and then focuses on developments from the settlement of Jamestown by Anglican …

Elizabeth I and Religion 1558-1603 (Lancaster Pamphlets)
English | December 18, 1993 | ISBN: 0415073529, 1138133531 | EPUB | 88 pages | 0.2 MB

Susan Doran describes and analyses the process of the Elizabethan Reformation, placing it in an English and a European context. She examines the religious views …

Re-thinking Dionysius the Areopagite
English | 2009 | ISBN: 1405180897 | 242 pages | PDF (conv) | 3 MB

Dionysius the Areopagite, the early sixth-century Christian writer, bridged Christianity and neo-Platonist philosophy. Bringing together a team of international scholars, this volume surveys how Dionysius’s …

Prayer Book of the Early Christians
English | ISBN: 1557257027 | 224 pages | EPUB | February 1, 2012 | 1.09 Mb

Designed for any 21st-century Christian, this prayer book gathers prayers and rituals from the ancient Church (especially early Greek Christianity), re-presenting them for the use …

Christian Ideals in British Culture: Stories of Belief in the Twentieth Century
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0230572650 | PDF | pages: 267 | 1.0 mb

This book offers a challenge to conventional histories of secularisation by focusing upon the importance of central religious narratives. These narratives are changed significantly over …

America's Road to Jerusalem : The Impact of the Six-Day War on Protestant Politics
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1498581382 | 281 Pages | PDF | 0.98 MB

This study examines the role of the Six-Day War in American Protestant politics and culture. The author argues that American foreign policy towards the Arab-Israeli …

Failed God: Fractured Myth in a Fragile World
English | April 16th, 2019 | ISBN: 1583942742 | 472 pages | EPUB | 0.62 MB

On a 2001 trip to the cathedrals of Europe, anthropologist John Rush and his wife entered St. Mark's Basilica in Venice and encountered a mosaic …

From Akhenaten to Moses: Ancient Egypt and Religious Change
English | ISBN: 9774166310 | 2014 | 168 pages | PDF | 5 MB

The shift from polytheism to monotheism changed the world radically. Akhenaten and Moses―a figure of history and a figure of tradition―symbolize this shift in its …