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Black Robes & BuckskinA Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Catharine Randall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Jesuit Relations, written by new world Jesuit missionaries from 1632 to 1673 back to their Superior in France, have long been a remarkable source of both historical knowledge and spiritual ... More

Political TheologiesPublic Religions in a Post-Secular World

Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Hent de Vries and Lawrence E. Sullivan (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

What has happened to religion in its present manifestations? In recent years, Enlightenment secularization, as it appeared in the global spread of political structures that relegate ... More

The Legacy of German Jewry

The Legacy of German Jewry

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228263
eISBN:
9780823237142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228263.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

First published in 1957, this book is a rethinking of the German–Jewish experience. The book challenges the elegiac view of Gershom Scholem, showing us the German–Jewish legacy in literature, ... More

The MosqueThe Heart of Submission

The Mosque: The Heart of Submission

Rusmir Mahmutćehajić

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225842
eISBN:
9780823237159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225842.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is an extended meditation on a dimension of Islam unfamiliar to most Western readers. The mosque, this book argues, is not an analogue of the Christian church, not least because in Islam ... More

A Plausible GodSecular Reflections on Liberal Jewish Theology

A Plausible God: Secular Reflections on Liberal Jewish Theology

Mitchell Silver

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226818
eISBN:
9780823236565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226818.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Since at least the seventeenth century, the traditional God of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam has been under pressure to conform to the scientific worldview. Across the monotheistic ... More

What Is Talmud?The Art of Disagreement

What Is Talmud?: The Art of Disagreement

Sergey Dolgopolski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229345
eISBN:
9780823236725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229345.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

True disagreements are hard to achieve, and even harder to maintain, for the ghost of final agreement constantly haunts them. The Babylonian Talmud, however, escapes from that ghost of agreement, and ... More

On LoveIn the Muslim Tradition

On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Rusmir Mahmutćehajić

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This contribution to the field of Islamic studies, philosophy, and comparative religion achieves a twofold objective. First, it draws from a broad and authoritative well of sources, especially in the ... More

Heschel, Hasidism, and Halakha

Heschel, Hasidism, and Halakha

Samuel Dresner

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221158
eISBN:
9780823236749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221158.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Born in Warsaw, Abraham Heschel earned a doctorate in philosophy at the University of Berlin, and taught in Berlin and Frankfurt. After being deported by the Nazis to Poland in 1938, ... More

Tombeau of Ibn Arabi and White Traverses

Tombeau of Ibn Arabi and White Traverses

Abdelwahab Meddeb

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231140
eISBN:
9780823237197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231140.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Abdelwahab Meddeb is concerned with the roots and history of Islam and with crossings, like his own, between Islam and Europe. White Traverses is a poetic memoir about growing up in Tunisia and the ... More

The Experience of GodA Postmodern Response

The Experience of God: A Postmodern Response

Kevin Hart and Barbara Wall (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225187
eISBN:
9780823237135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225187.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides a series of approaches to the ancient question of whether and how God is a matter of “experience”, or, alternately, to what extent the notion of experience can be ... More

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