Religions – December 2013 and January 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 3, 2014|Religions|0 comments

General & Comparative Bible and cinema: an introduction / Adele Reinhartz. Thin description: ethnography and the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem / John L. Jackson, Jr. First light: a history of creation myths from Gilgamesh to the God particle / G.R. Evans.  Anatheism: returning to God after God / Richard Kearney. The dynamics of coexistence in the Middle East: negotiating boundaries between Christians, Muslims, Jews and Samaritans in Palestine /

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Religions – August 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|September 2, 2013|Religions|0 comments

Yogasūtrabhāṣyavivaraṇa of Śaṅkara : Vivaraṇa text with English translation, and critical notes along with text and English translation of Patañjali’s Yogasūtras and Vyāsabhāṣya / T.S. Rukmani. In the age of Averroes: Arabic philosophy in the sixth/twelfth century / edited by Peter Adamson  The Oxford handbook of religion and emotion / edited by John Corrigan.  The Ottoman Süryânî from 1908 to 1914 / Benjamin Trigona-Harany The Orient in Spain: converted Muslims,

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Brill Encyclopedia of Hinduism: Free Trial

By Mary Fisk|November 16, 2012|Religions, South Asia|0 comments

  The Library has a free trial subscription to Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism until 6th December 2012. This new work “presents the latest research on all the main aspects of the Hindu traditions.”  Please note that online access is to the first volume only in what will ultimately be a five volume series Go to the Brill Online Reference Works on the A-Z Databases and select Encyclopedia of Hinduism (under the

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New online bibliography for Syriac Studies

By Mary Fisk|August 21, 2012|Religions|0 comments

The Hebrew University in Jerusalem has recently launched its Online comprehensive bibliography on Syriac Christianity. There has been an “ever increasing number of scholarly publications on matters relating to the history, culture and religious life of Syriac-speaking Christians” across the world. This is an ongoing project. The bibliography does not provide SFX links to library collections, but allows users to download lists of search results for future reference Click here to search or

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South East Asia and Pacific – June 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 6, 2012|South East Asia|0 comments

Beyond combat : women and gender in the Vietnam War era / Heather Marie Stur. Early interactions between South and Southeast Asia : reflections on cross-cultural exchange / edited by Pierre-Yves Manguin, A. Mani, Geoff Wade. Earth dance / Oka Rusmini ; translated by Rani Amboyo and Thomas M. Hunter ; edited by Laura Noszlopy with an afterword by Pamella Allen. Engaging the spirit world : popular beliefs and practices

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