By Wilhelmus Antonius Arts, Loek Halman
This quantity offers with Europe's range and homogeneity on the flip of the millennium by way of basic worth orientations. utilizing information from the 1999/2000 wave of the ecu Values examine the individuals to this e-book try and determine and provide reasons and understandings of the styles within the easy values and attitudes which have been ascertained in particular life-spheres, e.g., paintings and relaxation time, faith, morality, society and politics, kin and marriage. the result's a cultural map of Europe that captures the differences and similarities in price profiles of the Europeans.
By Professor of Sociology Eliezer Ben-Rafael
Who and what's a Jew? Is there any universal denominator among an ultra-Orthodox rabbi of an Israeli North African neighborhood and a Berkeley educational of the circulation for a mundane and Humanistic Judaism? Do Jews across the world convergre and emphasize their harmony or do they proportion contrasting innovations of collective identification? half I of this ebook offers a scientific dialogue of Jewish identities during this period of (post)modernity. the chance is accessible by means of a collection of precious texts, which look partly II. those texts approximately Jewish id have been invited, in 1958, via Ben-Gurion from 50 intellectuals - rabbis, writers, scientists and legal professionals -, from the Diaspora and Israel, consultant of the important streams of up to date Jewish inspiration. This ebook is additionally to be had in paperback.
By Catherine Morgan
This publication experiences the character and social functionality of Attic effective pottery imported to the Greek colony of Phanagoria within the Taman Peninsula, southern Russia. the 1st a part of the publication experiences the historical past of study at Phanagoria, and offers an absolutely illustrated catalogue of Attic imports from the excavations of the Institute of Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1971-1996) and latterly the college of London. A concluding part examines imports from town and its cemeteries within the wider context of the "Bosporan country, drawing jointly a wide choice of comparanda specifically from the towns of the Taman Peninsula. through comparability of information from Athens, the northern Aegean, Ionia, and the northern Black Sea, the altering position of Attic pottery in Black Sea alternate is classified.
By Rebecca Yaker
Rebecca Yaker, co-author of the best-selling One-Yard Wonders, bargains this entire creation to creating your individual curtains, protecting every little thing from measuring to calculating yardage, choosing the easiest materials, stitching your curtains, including linings, and choosing the best furniture and for hanging. She contains step by step directions for making 5 assorted curtain kinds: pleats, eyelets, tab tops, tie tops, and rod pockets.
By J P Heering
This research offers with Hugo Grotius' recognized apologetic paintings De veritate religionis christianae, the Latin model of a Dutch poem which he wrote in 1620 whereas imprisoned in Loevestein, entitled Bewijs van den waren godsdienst. the 1st a part of this e-book examines the genesis of the paintings and the improvement of the textual content. the center sections provide an research of the explanations that led Grotius to jot down this paintings and of the assets he most likely used. the ultimate chapters research the notes that Grotius additional to his paintings in 1640 and the reception of the paintings within the author’s lifetime. The publication is illustrated with a number of ancient drawings and prints of Grotius and his time.
By Christopher I. Lehrich
This is often the 1st smooth research of Agrippa's occult philosophy as a coherent a part of his highbrow paintings. by means of demonstrating his sophistication, it demanding situations conventional interpretations of Agrippa as an highbrow dilettante, and makes use of smooth idea and philosophy to explain the intricacies of his proposal. It additionally argues for a brand new, interdisciplinary method of magic and its position inside of early sleek tradition, utilizing a transhistorical conversational version to appreciate and interpret the texts. The research walks the reader in the course of the textual content of De occulta philosophia, Agrippa's 1533 masterpiece, explicating the usually hidden constitution and argument of the paintings. This quantity will specifically curiosity early sleek highbrow historians, historians of religions, and students attracted to the background of linguistic philosophy.
By Stanley E Porter
A theoretical and sensible advisor to the multifaceted self-discipline of recent testomony exegesis. This quantity seeks to hide subject matters in New testomony exegesis in enough intensity to supply an invaluable methodological foundation. The creation contains an research of a few of the definitions of exegesis, a time period notoriously tough to outline, and a bibliographic essay masking the elemental instruments of exegesis. a bit on approach comprises targeted discussions of the several versions utilized in the key techniques to exegesis: textual feedback; linguistic research; style feedback; resource, shape and redaction feedback; discourse research; rhetorical and narratological feedback; literary feedback; and canonical feedback. additionally integrated are versions in accordance with research of the backgrounds of the hot testomony in Hellenistic philosophy, old Judaism, the Roman Empire, and the works of second-century authors. In a piece on software, exegetical equipment are utilized to some of the literary devices of the hot testomony.
By Henryk Drawnel Sdb
The $64000 theoretical measurement of this booklet is the refinement of the idea that of the sojourner take into consideration the migrants' cost levels. even supposing the sociological that means of the sojourner vis-a-vis settler has now not been sufficiently mentioned within the social clinical sector, the becoming importance of sojourning foreigners shouldn't be missed. a part of the e-book illustrates the attribute styles of inhabitants routine from Japan to Australia by way of analysing statistical information. the end result from the wide learn, together with in depth fieldwork carried out in Melbourne, portrays the uniqueness of the japanese group dwelling there. This paintings will give a contribution to sociology of migration and cultural alternate programme and multi-national company that seeks to higher comprehend the unavoidable transformation in terms of a variety of styles of foreign migration and the emergence of recent varieties of city ethnicity.
By Guy Lasserre
This paintings includes synopses in Hebrew of the various legislation of the Pentateuch. it truly is prepared thematically. the most collections and lists are in succession and of their entirety. the most a part of the paintings includes the synopses. The legislation determine in them in line with the collections and lists to which they belong. Secondary parallels point out allusions to, or quotations from, the previous testomony. The advent offers the methodological rules of the paintings and explains find out how to use it. Tables allow the coed to imagine the entire parallels speedy. Notes clarify the alternatives which were made. with a view to learn the legislation, it can be crucial to check them. This e-book allows study into the pentateuchal collections and lists, because it does into exact prescriptions, rites or institutes.