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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Study of Religions: new acquisitions, February & March 2017

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2017|China and Inner Asia, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during February and March 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 Materiality and the study of religion: the stuff of the sacred / edited by

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History: new acquisitions February & March 2017

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2017|Africa, China and Inner Asia, History, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the History collections during February and March 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 The great convergence: information technology and the new globalization / Richard Baldwin – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10055303 Medicine and

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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

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Religions and Philosophy. New book acquisitions September 2016

By Mary Fisk|October 3, 2016|Africa, Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of books acquired for the Study of Religions and Philosophy collections in SOAS Library during September 2016 Click on the hyperlink to view the record on the Library catalogue. E-books will only be accessible to SOAS staff and students RELIGIONS Comparative and thematic The mystic fable. Volume two, The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Michel de Certeau ; text established and presented by Luce Giard ;

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Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica: new book acquisitions September 2016

By Mary Fisk|October 3, 2016|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South East Asia|0 comments

This is a selection of new books acquired for the Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica collections in SOAS Library during September 2016. Note that this subject area also includes modern Israeli / Palestinian studies Click on the hyperlink to view the record on the Library catalogue. E-books will only be accessible to SOAS staff and students Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations The SBL handbook of style: for biblical studies and

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Book review: Syriac Christians and the early Muslim world

By Mary Fisk|May 27, 2016|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

SOAS Library recently acquired Michael Penn’s Envisioning Islam: Syriac Christians and the Early Muslim World. Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015) This  review of Envisioning Islam (by Christopher Sahner, of St John’s College, Cambridge) has just been posted on Indiana University’s The Medieval Review, calling the book a “mighty achievement” in its study of the non-Muslim sources on Islamic origins through the large body of Syriac

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Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica at SOAS: a selection of new titles received April & May 2016

By Mary Fisk|May 25, 2016|Africa, Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Anthropology and Sociology, Art and Archaeology, Films and Sound Recordings, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Religions|0 comments

This is a selective list of new books received on topics relating to the Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica during April and May 2016. Please note that some of these titles may be shelved in the Art and Archaeology section (Level D) and that this section also includes books on modern Israeli / Palestinian studies (Level B) Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Iconography of “Neo-Hittite” seals / by Agata Kubala

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Study of Religions & Philosophy at SOAS: a selection of new titles received April & May 2016

By Mary Fisk|May 25, 2016|Africa, Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, China and Inner Asia, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions, South Asia|0 comments

This is a selective list of titles received on themes relating to the study of religions and philosophy during April and May 2016. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the entry on the SOAS Library catalogue RELIGIONS Comparative and thematic Subverting global myths: theology and the public issues shaping our world / Vinoth Ramachandra – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10013191 Sociology of religion, morals (philosophy), ethics (philosophy) Death, ritual and belief: the

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Church Missionary Society Periodicals trial extended to 30th April

By Mary Fisk|April 1, 2016|Archival collections, History, Medical Anthropology, Religions|0 comments

News flash for all SOAS staff and students  The Church Missionary Society Periodicals trial from Adam Matthew Digital has, by popular request,  been extended until 30th April. You can access the resource via the AMD website at www.churchmissionarysociety.amdigital.co.uk You can also gain access via the ‘trial access login’ link, which is located on the homepage and throughout our website at www.amdigital.co.uk. (Please ensure that you select the ‘Access Via IP’ option). Remember: The PDF download option

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