The Crescent on the Temple

The Dome of the Rock as Image of the Ancient Jewish Sanctuary

by Pamela Berger

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€127,00
$169.00
ISBN13: 
9789004203006
E-ISBN: 
9789004230347
Publication Date: 
June 2012
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Hardback
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ISSN: 
1877-3192
Volume: 
5

by Bert Daelemans, S.J. (Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain), Foreword by Rev. Prof. David Brown.

In Spiritus Loci Bert Daelemans, architect and theologian, provides a threefold method for the theological assessment of church architecture, based on contemporary case studies (1995-2015).
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Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004285354
Expected: 
January 2015

Edited by Erik Tonning (University of Bergen), Matthew Feldman (Teesside University), and David Addyman.

Modernism, Christianity and Apocalypse stages an encounter between ‘Modernism and Christianity’ and ‘Apocalypse Studies’. Its nineteen contributions outline a distinct interdisciplinary field of study.
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Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278264
Publication date: 
October 2014

Edited by Michelle A. Erhardt and Amy M. Morris

Mary Magdalene, Iconographic Studies from the Middle Ages to the Baroque examines the iconographic inventions in Magdalene imagery and the contextual factors that shaped her representation in visual art from the fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries.
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231955
Publication date: 
November 2012

By Joseph Sterrett

Repeatedly Shakespeare dramatizes one who prays when no one is listening, interested, or even there. This study reads the scenario parallel to early modern anxieties surrounding prayer itself, suggesting a vision of religious syncretism Shakespeare imagines for his world.
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004230057
Publication date: 
July 2012

Edited by Joseph Sterrett and Peter Thomas

Essentially interdisciplinary, this innovative collection of essays - religious case-histories of many kinds from three eras, - explores in depth the dynamic interaction of sacred text and sacred space, forming and reforming through time, to shape and voice one another.
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202993
Publication date: 
November 2011

Michel Remery

Taking an interdisciplinary approach and based on yet-unexplored sources, this book offers a new synthesis of the theory and works of the Dutch monk and architect Dom Hans van der Laan from the perspective of the interrelationship between liturgy and architecture.
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004182967
Publication date: 
December 2010

Edited by Richard Kearney and Eileen Rizo-Patron

This collection of essays, narratives, and philosophical reflections on the interreligious imagination explores key historical and contemporary movements of cross-fertilization among our major spiritual traditions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam – as expressed in...
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183803
Publication date: 
July 2010

Freek L. Bakker, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands

This book analyses the most important depictions in film of Jesus, Rama, Buddha and Muhammad and the religious and cultural background to portraying individuals who disclose the divine. It also addresses the reactions of religious leaders to these films.
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Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168619
Publication date: 
September 2009