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Studies in the Book of Job

Edited by Walter E. Aufrecht
Subjects: Religion
Series: SR Supplements

The four essays in this volume present an overview of current issues in studies of the book of Job. The opening essay, by Williams, deals with major aspects of Joban research: new commentaries, Near Eastern ...

Mythologies and Philosophies of Salvation in the Theistic Traditions of India

Based on exhaustive reference to primary source material, this volume explores the relationships between religious mythologies and religious philosophical system within the theistic traditions in India. ...

From Jesus to Paul

Edited by Peter Richardson & John C. Hurd
Subjects: Religion

The essays presented here intend to open afresh the complexity of the question of Paul’s dependence upon and continuity with Jesus. So much attention has been given in the past to this very difficult ...

The Moral Mystic

Mysticism is condemned as often as it is praised. Much of the condemnation comes from mysticism’s apparent disregard of morality and ethics. For mystics, the experience of “union” transcends all ...

Paul Cardinal Cullen and the Shaping of Modern Irish Catholicism

By Desmond Bowen
Subjects: Religion

Paul Cullen (1803–78) was the outstanding figure in Irish history between the death of Daniel O’Connell and the rise of Charles Stewart Parnell. Yet this powerful prelate remains an enigmatic figure. ...

Religious Studies in Alberta

This first volume on the “state-of-the-art” in religious studies in Canada offers a description and critique of the field in the colleges, universities, and secondary schools in Alberta. Among the ...

The Firm and the Formless

This volume is woven around the idea that wholeness (the firm) and fragmentation (risking formlessness) alternate in human affairs. This theme is applied to the history and the present condition of Australian ...

Political Theology in the Canadian Context

Edited by Benjamin G. Smillie
Subjects: Religion
Series: SR Supplements

This collection focusses on the proposition "that theology is at its best when it is political, and politics is saved from a secular ideology when it listens to a theological critique. " The editor draws ...

The Conception of Punishment in Early Indian Literature

By Terence Day
Subjects: Religion
Series: Editions SR

Early textual source of the vast body of Dharmasastra literature of India on religion, law, and morality contain numerous statements that present or imply an undefined conception of punishment. Yet nowhere ...

A Study in Anti-Gnostic Polemics

Gnostic beliefs presented themselves as a major challenge to Irenaeus of Lyons (Against Heresies, ca. A. D. 180), Hippolytus of Rome (the presumed author of the Elenchos Against All Heresies, post-A. ...