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Werner E. Holzinger, Ingrid Kammerlander and Herbert Nickel
Edited by Nicolet Boekhoff-van der Voort, Kees Versteegh and Joas Wagemakers
This volume provides new insights into the transmission of the textual sources of Islam and combines this with the dynamics of these scriptures by paying close attention to how believers interpret and apply them.
The Nag Hammadi Gospel of Philip contains a developed justification of the physical rituals of baptism, anointing, and the Eucharist, despite its anti-materialist Gnostic origins. This study uses the fragmentary text to reconstruct this theory, arguably the first of its kind.
Gaëlle Herbert de la Portbarré-Viard
A study from literary and spiritual point of view of the descriptions by Paulinus of Nola (ca 353-431) of the monuments he extended, embellished and restructured at Cimitile/Nola (Campania) around St Felix’s tomb in the years 400-403.
With reference to relevant sources in the major European languages, classical and modern, this study examines the rise of modern 'practical criticism' as part of a new paradigm of cultural processing during the 16th and 17th centuries, especially in Italy, France, the Dutch Republic and Germany.
Edited by Herbert Berg
This collection of articles examines the various and often mutually exclusive methodological approaches and theoretical assumptions used by scholars of Islamic origins.
Edited by Bob Becking and Marjo C.A. Korpel
The papers of an Utrecht Symposium on Exile and Return tackle the problems involved with a variety of methods and reading strategies. How did people religiously cope with the changed and shifting situation? What do we really know about the period under consideration?
Edward D. Herbert
The author develops a battery of scientifically based tools to aid the reconstruction of biblical Dead Sea Scrolls. Their effectiveness is then demonstrated by applying them to the reconstructions of the important non-masoretic, but fragmentary, biblical Scroll, 4QSama.
This book is an attempt to focus where pertinent on the Carolingian cultural inventory produced and assembled in the libraries, museums and architectural sites of Central Europe. This inventory allows conclusions which demonstrate the originality of the literary, artistic and architectural efforts.
This pioneering study sheds new light on the development of Buddhist ideas as introduced by the visionary Padmasambhava. It is based on primary source material and highlights the experiential aspects of process-oriented thinking.
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