Study of Religions: new acquisitions April & May 2017

By Mary Fisk|June 8, 2017|Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during April and May 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 Demons and illness from antiquity to the early-modern period / edited by Siam Bhayro

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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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Selected new acquisitions for the Study of Religions and Philosophy: June 2016

By Mary Fisk|July 4, 2016|Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Philosophy, Religions|0 comments

The following is a selective list of new titles received in SOAS Library for the Study of Religions and Philosophy during June 2016 Click on the hyperlink to go through to the SOAS Library catalogue entry Comparative and thematic God & apple pie: religious myths and visions of America / Christopher Buck ; introduction by J. Gordon Melton – https://library.soas.ac.uk/Record/10017205  Buddhism The body incantatory: spells and the ritual imagination in

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Religions – November 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 17, 2015|Religions|

Comparative and thematic Die Religionen in vorgeschichtlicher Zeit / von Ina Wunn Discovering religious history in the modern age / Hans G. Kippenberg ; translated from German by Barbara Harshav Modern religious cults and movements / Gaius Glenn Atkins The origin and growth of religion: facts and theories / by W. Schmidt ; translated from the original German by H.J. Rose Les religions de la préhistoire : paléolithique / André

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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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Religions – February 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 31, 2015|Religions|0 comments

Comparative and thematic studies Death and the Afterlife / edited by Jacob Neusner.  – Cannibal metaphysics: for a post-structural anthropology / Eduardo Viveiros de Castro   translated and edited by Peter Skafish – The postsocialist religious question: faith and power in Central Asia and East-Central Europe / Chris Hann and the Civil Religion Group – The hip hop and religion reader / edited by Monica R. Miller and Anthony B. Pinn

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Religions – October 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 4, 2014|Religions|0 comments

Comparative and thematic Material culture and Asian religions: text, image, object / edited by Benjamin J. Fleming and Richard D. Mann. Objects of worship in South Asian religions: forms, practices and meanings / edited by Knut A. Jacobsen, Mikael Aktor, Kristina Myrvold The family of Abraham: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim interpretations / Carol Bakhos Unbelievable: why we believe and why we don’t / Graham Ward. Religion in development: rewriting the

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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 – May 2014

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

Comparative & Thematic The Oxford handbook of religion and the arts / edited by Frank Burch Brown. Buddhism From birch bark to digital data: recent advances in Buddhist manuscript research: papers presented at the Conference Indic Buddhist Manuscripts: the state of the field, Stanford, June 15-19 2009 / edited by Paul Harrison and Jens-Uwe Hartmann. The Buddhist schools of the Small Vehicle / André Bareau ; translated from the French

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