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The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife
Erik Hornung
Ancient Egyptians held a rich and complex vision of the afterlife and codified their beliefs in books that were to be discovered more than two millennia later in royal tombs. Erik Hornung, the world's leading authority on these religious texts...






Antifundamentalism in Modern America
David Harrington Watt
David Harrington Watt's Antifundamentalism in Modern America gives us a pathbreaking account of the role that the fear of fundamentalism has played—and continues to play—in American culture.



Antwerp and the World
Richard Verstegan and the International Culture of Catholic Reformation
Paul Arblaster
Richard Verstegan is the usual English name of a man who went through early life as Richard Rowlands, before reverting to his ancestral Dutch surname in exile. Born in Mid-Tudor London around 1550 and dying in the Baroque Antwerp of 1640, his...



The Apocalypse in the Middle Ages
An innovative overview of the influence of the Apocalypse on the shaping of the Christian culture of the Middle Ages.



Artillery of Heaven
American Missionaries and the Failed Conversion of the Middle East
Ussama Makdisi
The complex relationship between America and the Arab world goes back further than most people realize. In Artillery of Heaven, Ussama Makdisi presents a foundational American encounter with the Arab world that occurred in the nineteenth century...



At the Margins of Orthodoxy
Mission, Governance, and Confessional Politics in Russia's Volga-Kama Region, 1827–1905
Paul W. Werth
In a period of dramatic social change, when Orthodoxy and nationalism were the twin pillars of the Russian state, how did the tsarist bureaucracy govern an expansive realm inhabited by the peoples of many nations and ethnicities professing various...



Augustine and Academic Skepticism
A Philosophical Study
Blake D. Dutton
Augustine and Academic Skepticism is the first comprehensive treatment of Augustine's critique of Academic skepticism. In clear and accessible prose, Blake D. Dutton presents that critique as a serious work of philosophy and engages with it precisely as such.



Authentic Chinese Christianity
Prelude to Its Development (19th–20th Centuries)
This volume intends to tackle two problems. The first is the historical framework of imperialism - until now widely applied by Western and Chinese scholars as an approach to the Christian evangelization movement in China. The theological aspect of the...



The Avila of Saint Teresa
Religious Reform in a Sixteenth-Century City
Jodi Bilinkoff



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