Religions and Philosophy: new acquisitions in SOAS Library for June & July 2017

By Mary Fisk|July 31, 2017|Africa, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions, South Asia|

RELIGIONS This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during June and July 2017. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in     Comparative and thematic L’Archeologia del sacro e l’archeologia del culto: Sabratha, Ebla, Ardea, Lanuvio

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Religions – May 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 16, 2015|Religions|0 comments

Comparative & thematic A moving faith: mega churches go South / edited by Jonathan D. James Memento mori: the dead among us / Paul Koudounaris The attraction of religion: a new evolutionary psychology of religion / edited by Jason Slone, James Van Slyke. African religions The public face of African new religious movements in diaspora: imagining the religious other / edited by Afe Adogame Buddhism Spells, images, and mandalas: tracing

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Study Session at Heythrop College (December 2014): Dialogue and Exchange between the Oriental Orthodox and Catholic Traditions on Christology

By Mary Fisk|October 21, 2014|Religions|0 comments

On 9th December 2014 at Heythrop College Talks Ecumenical Dialogue and exchange between the Oriental Orthodox and Catholic Traditions: The contribution of the Armenian theologians to the Five Vienna consultations shaped by the ecumenical legacies of Catholicos Nerses IV Klayetsi (1166-73) and Archbishop Nerses Lambronatsi (1153-98 ) / Revd. Nerses (Vrej) Nersessian, formerly The British Library `The Syriac Churches in Ecumenical dialogue on Christology’ / Sebastian Brock, Emeritus Reader in Syriac

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Conference Notification: Christianity in the Contemporary Middle East (November 2014)

By Mary Fisk|October 21, 2014|Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

A conference on “Christianity in the contemporary Middle East’ will  held in Oxford on 1st November 9.30-600. pm, hosted by the Las Casas Institute, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford,in association with the Centre for Eastern Christianity and the Centre for Christianity and Interreligious Dialogue, Heythrop College (University of London) Registration is open until Friday 24th October (http://www.heythrop.ac.uk/events/christianity-contemporary-middle-east) Programme; Presentations & Speakers Welcome – Martin Ganeri, O.P, Vice Regent, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford Christianity

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Religions – February 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 6, 2014|Religions|0 comments

General & Comparative The Bible on silent film: spectacle, story and scripture in the early cinema. David J. Shepherd. The Three Sons of Abraham: interfaith encounters between Judaism, Christianity and Islam / edited by Jacques B. Doukhan  Philosophy and the study of religions: a manifesto / by Kevin Schilbrack. Buddhism The Buddhist goddess Marishiten: a study of the evolution and impact of her cult on the Japanese warrior / by

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