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Edited by Bernd U. Schipper, Humboldt University and D. Andrew Teeter, Harvard Divinity School
Taking the concepts of wisdom and Torah in the book of Deuteronomy as a point of departure, the essays of the present collection examines the relationship between wisdom and Torah in Wisdom literature of the Second Temple period.
The book offers a concise introduction to the history of art, culture and everyday life of cities in the German cultural area between renaissance and revolution. References from sources and illustrations define the text; they are together useful resources for classes at schools and universities.
Stretching from Late Antiquity to the 18th century and including figures such as Leibniz as well as his Jesuit contemporaries, this book offers a survey of the extensive discussion devoted to the language of angels, one of the most lively and long lasting controversies in Medieval and Early ...
Hellmut Ritter. Translated by John O'Kane with Editorial Assistance of Bernd Radtke
The Ocean of the Soul is one of the great works of the German Orientalist Hellmut Ritter (1892-1971). It presents a comprehensive analysis of the writings of the mystical Persian poet Farīd al-Dīn ‘Aṭṭār. The book was first published in 1955.
Bernd Roling, Freie Universität Berlin
In Physica Sacra, Bernd Roling explains how medieval and early modern commentators of the Bible were for centuries able to use the natural sciences to demonstrate the historicity of biblical miracles.
eingeleitet und herausgegeben von Bernd Schneider und Christina Meckelnborg
This edition offers a critical text of the Latin prose translation of the Odyssey of Homer, made in about 1462 by Francesco Griffolini at the behest of Pope Pius II. The comprehensive introduction provides information about the life and work of the author, examines his method of translation and ...
Stretching from the Middle Ages to Modern Times and including sholars like Albertus Magnus, Conrad Gessner, and even Georges Buffon and Carl of Linné, this book offers a wideranging survey of the theological, medical and zoological discussions devoted to hybride creatures such as mermaids, ...
Bernd Radtke, John O'Kane, Knut S. Vikør and R.S. O'Fahey
The Moroccan mystic and theologian Aḥmad b. Idrīs (1749-1837) was one of the most dynamic personalities in the Islamic world of the 19th century. Through his teachings and the activity of his students important Sufi orders were founded which exerted wide-ranging social and political ...
Fritz Meier. Translated by John O'Kane, with editorial assistance of Bernd Radtke
Edited by Frederick De Jong and Bernd Radtke
This collection of papers provides a comprehensive survey of controversies and polemics concerning Islamic mysticism from the formative period of Islam till the present. It adds substantially to our knowledge of the history of Islamic mysticism, and of present-day anti-Sufi fundamentalist ...
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