Religions and Philosophy: new book acquisitions for SOAS Library in October / November 2016

By Mary Fisk|December 1, 2016|Philosophy, Religions|0 comments

This is a selection of new titles (print and electronic) acquired by SOAS Library for the Religions and Philosophy collections in October and November 2016.

Please note that only SOAS staff and students will have access to e-books

RELIGIONS

Comparative and thematic

Sexuality in the Babylonian Talmud: Christian and Sasanian contexts in late antiquity / Yishai Kiel – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050508

Spirituality and human nature / Donald Evans – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045483

Key terms in material religion / edited by S. Brent Plate – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047570

Saving the people: how populists hijack religion / edited by Nadia Marzouki, Duncan McDonnell and Olivier Roy. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047573

The reemergence of liberation theologies: models for the twenty-first century / edited by Thia Cooper – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050035

Sacred and the political: explorations on mimesis, violence and religion / edited by Elisabetta Brighi and Antonio Cerella – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047004

Buddhism

A less traveled path: Saddharmasmrtyupasthanasutra. Chapter 2 : critically edited with a study on its structure and significance for the development of Buddhist meditation / by Daniel M. Stuart – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047197

 

Christianity (Western and Eastern)

Bigger than Ben-Hur: the book, its adaptations, and their audiences / edited by Barbara Ryan & Milette Shamir – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10046620

Mystical resistance: uncovering the Zohar’s conversations with Christianity / Ellen D. Haskell – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050509

Coptic society, literature and religion from late Antiquity to modern times : Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Rome, September 17th-22nd, 2012, and Plenary Reports of the Ninth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Cairo, September 15th-19th, 2008 / Editors: Buzi P., Camplani A., Contardi F. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045720

The archaeology and history of the Church of the Redeemer and the Muristan in Jerusalem: a collection of essays from a workshop on the Church of the Redeemer and its vicinity held on 8th/9th September 2014 in Jerusalem / edited by Dieter Vieweger, Shimon Gibson. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10046329

To be cared for: the power of conversion and foreignness of belonging in an Indian slum / Nathaniel Roberts – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10046645

The Armenian apocalyptic tradition: a comparative perspective: essays presented in honor of Professor Robert W. Thomson on the occasion of his eightieth birthday / edited by Kevork B. Bardakjian and Sergio La Porta. – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047196

Daoism

Celestial masters: history and ritual in early Daoist communities / Terry F. Kleeman – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10046112

Islam

The study Quran : a new translation and commentary / Seyyed Hossein Nasr editor-in-chief ; Caner K. Dagli, Maria Massi Dakake, Joseph E.B. Lumbard, general editors ; Mohammed Rustom, assistant editor – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047165

Refractions of Islam in India: situating Sufism and yoga / Carl W. Ernst – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10049939

Beyond jihad: the pacifist tradition in West African Islam / Lamin O. Sanneh – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050520

Salafism in Jordan: political Islam in a quietist community / Joas Wagemakers – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050679

Salafism in Nigeria: Islam, preaching, and politics / Alexander Thurston – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050612

The age of jihad: Islamic State and the great war for the Middle East / Patrick Cockburn- https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050653

 Islamic philosophy and occidental phenomenology in dialogue: the Logos of life and cultural interlacing / Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Nazif Muhtaroglu, Detlev Quintern, editors – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050127

Zoroastrianism

Des contrées avestiques à Mahabad, via Bisotun : études offertes en hommage à Pierre Lecoq / réunis par Céline Redard – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10043163

Zoroastrianism: a collection of articles from the Encyclopaedia Iranica / edited by Mahnaz Moazami – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10046616

 

E-books: Comparative and thematic studies

Resurrection: a guide for the perplexed / Lidija Novakovic – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050114

Religion and development: conflict or cooperation? / Jeffrey Haynes – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050944

A companion to the archaeology of religion in the ancient world / edited by Rubina Raja and Jörg Rüpke – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10052947

 

E-books: Regional or faith-specific

Beyond jihad: the pacifist tradition in West African Islam / Lamin O. Sanneh – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050521

Creating a New Medina [electronic resource]: State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India / Venkat Dhulipala – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10001530

Religions and constitutional transitions in the Muslim Mediterranean [electronic resource]: the pluralistic moment / edited by Alessandro Ferrari and James Toronto – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10052662

 

PHILOSOPHY

Philosophy in world perspective: a comparative hermeneutic of the major theories / David A. Dilworth – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045441

Levinas and Asian thought / edited by Leah Kalmanson, Frank Garrett & Sarah Mattice – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045440

Heretical essays in the philosophy of history / Jan Patočka ; translated by Erazim Kohák ; edited by James Dodd ; with Paul Ricoeur’s preface to the French edition – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10045472

Existentialism and excess: the life and times of Jean-Paul Sartre / by Gary Cox – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047002

Sacred and the political: explorations on mimesis, violence and religion / edited by Elisabetta Brighi and Antonio Cerella – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047004

Animals in China: law and society / Deborah Cao, Griffith University, Australia – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047005

Benjamin: philosophy, aesthetics, history / edited by Gary Smith – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047160

Walter Benjamin and theology / Colby Dickinson and Stéphane Symons, editors – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10047162

Walter Benjamin and the antinomies of tradition / John McCole – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050129

Wittgenstein und der Ort des Denkens : Eine geistlose Philosophie des Geistes / Philipp Mock – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050121

The digital Dionysus: Nietzsche and the network-centric condition / edited by Dan Mellamphy & Nandita Biswas Mellamphy – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050125

Islamic philosophy and occidental phenomenology in dialogue: the Logos of life and cultural interlacing / Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Nazif Muhtaroglu, Detlev Quintern, editors – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050127

The dream of enlightenment: the rise of modern philosophy / Anthony Gottlieb – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050652

The beginning of philosophy / Hans-Georg Gadamer – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10051705

The beginning of knowledge / Hans-Georg Gadamer – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10051722

Rethinking faith: Heidegger between Nietzsche and Wittgenstein / edited by Antonio Cimino and Gert-Jan van der Heiden – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10051891

E-books

Introduction to logic / Irving M. Copi, Carl Cohen, Kenneth McMahon – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10050959

Islamic philosophy and the ethics of belief / Anthony Robert Booth – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10051554

Biopolitics and the philosophy of death / by Paolo Palladino – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10051040

Fanon and the decolonization of philosophy / edited by Elizabeth A. Hoppe and Tracey Nicholls – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10051938

Answers to King Khosroes of Persia / Priscian; translated by Pamela Huby and [5 others] ; introduction by Richard Sorabji – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10052630

 

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