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In Search of the Early ChristiansSelected Essays

In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Wayne A. Meeks

Allen Hilton and H. Gregory Snyder (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

A central figure in the reconception of early Christian history over the last three decades, the author of this book offers here a selection of his most influential writings on the New Testament and ... More

KabbalahA Neurocognitive Approach to Mystical Experiences

Kabbalah: A Neurocognitive Approach to Mystical Experiences

Shahar Arzy and Moshe Idel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300152364
eISBN:
9780300152371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300152364.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The human body and self play a prominent role in mysticism. Various mystics endeavoured to achieve altered bodily states such as a feeling of their body expanding beyond its physical limits, a ... More

Kabbalah in Italy, 1280-1510A Survey

Kabbalah in Italy, 1280-1510: A Survey

Moshe Idel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126266
eISBN:
9780300155877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126266.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This sweeping survey of the history of Kabbalah in Italy charts the ways that Kabbalistic thought and literature developed in Italy and how its unique geographical situation facilitated the arrival ... More

The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl and Motl, the Cantor's Son

The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl and Motl, the Cantor's Son

Sholem Aleichem

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092462
eISBN:
9780300128635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092462.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book presents an outstanding new translation of two favorite comic novels by the preeminent Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem. The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl portrays a tumultuous ... More

Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Stephen J. Shoemaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For the first time a noted historian of Christianity explores the full story of the emergence and development of the Marian cult in the early Christian centuries. The means by which Mary, mother of ... More

Meister EckhartPhilosopher of Christianity

Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Kurt Flasch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book offers a reappraisal of the life and legacy of Meister Eckhart, the medieval German theologian, philosopher, and alleged mystic who was active during the Avignon Papacy of the fourteenth ... More

Numbered DaysDiaries and the Holocaust

Numbered Days: Diaries and the Holocaust

Alexandra Garbarini

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112528
eISBN:
9780300135039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112528.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

As the Nazis swept across Europe during World War II, Jewish victims wrote diaries in which they grappled with the terror unfolding around them. Some wrote simply to process the contradictory bits of ... More

One True LifeThe Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions

One True Life: The Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions

C. Kavin Rowe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300180121
eISBN:
9780300182101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180121.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

One True Life explores the promise and problems inherent in engaging rival claims to what is true. Juxtaposing the Roman Stoics Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius with the Christian saints Paul, ... More

Picturing FaithPhotography and the Great Depression

Picturing Faith: Photography and the Great Depression

Colleen McDannell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104301
eISBN:
9780300130072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104301.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the midst of the Great Depression, the American government initiated one of the most ambitious national photographic projects ever undertaken. Such photographers as Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, ... More

Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Joseph Bergin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207699
eISBN:
9780300210460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207699.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book looks at the interaction of politics and religion in France during the crucial years of the long seventeenth century. The book begins with the wars of religion, which proved to be longer ... More

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