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Preaching in the New MillenniumCelebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Frederick J. Streets (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100815
eISBN:
9780300128178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100815.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this collection of sermons, fifteen distinguished religious leaders reflect upon the moral, social, and political nature of our time. The sermons originated during the Tercentennial celebrations ... More

Private Doubt, Public DilemmaReligion and Science since Jefferson and Darwin

Private Doubt, Public Dilemma: Religion and Science since Jefferson and Darwin

Keith Thomson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300203677
eISBN:
9780300213409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203677.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Each age has its own crisis—our modern experience of science-religion conflict is not so very different from that experienced by our forebears, this book proposes. The author considers the ideas and ... More

The Responsive SelfPersonal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods

The Responsive Self: Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods

Susan Niditch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300166361
eISBN:
9780300166538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166361.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book deals with matters of self-representation and the presentation of selves. How does late-biblical literature portray individuals’ emotions, disappointments, desires, and doubts within ... More

The Secret Gospel of Mark UnveiledImagined Rituals of Sex, Death, and Madness in a Biblical Forgery

The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Imagined Rituals of Sex, Death, and Madness in a Biblical Forgery

Peter Jeffery

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117608
eISBN:
9780300135084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117608.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In 1958, Bible scholar Morton Smith announced the discovery of a sensational manuscript—a second-century letter written by St. Clement of Alexandria, who quotes an unknown, longer version of the ... More

Sex and Religion in the Bible

Sex and Religion in the Bible

Calum Carmichael

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300153774
eISBN:
9780300153781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153774.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

If we look to the Bible for historical accounts of ancient life, we make a profound error, according to this book. Sifting through the imaginative layers of these texts, it unearths patterns ... More

A Social History of HebrewIts Origins Through the Rabbinic Period

A Social History of Hebrew: Its Origins Through the Rabbinic Period

William M. Schniedewind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300176681
eISBN:
9780300199109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book is the first major work treating the early history of Hebrew from a sociolinguistic perspective. It chronicles the relationship between language and society and emphasizes the distinction ... More

A Spiritual Economy

A Spiritual Economy

Thomas R. Blanton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300220407
eISBN:
9780300225143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220407.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Utilizing theories of gift exchange from Seneca to Marcel Mauss and beyond, Thomas Blanton explains the operation of the gift economy at work in the letters of Paul of Tarsus. The book shows how Paul ... More

Spiritual RadicalAbraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972

Spiritual Radical: Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972

Edward K. Kaplan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115406
eISBN:
9780300137699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115406.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Born in Warsaw, raised in a Hasidic community, and reaching maturity in secular Jewish Vilna and cosmopolitan Berlin, Abraham Joshua Heschel escaped Nazism and immigrated to the United States in ... More

Transient Apostle

Transient Apostle

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In a significant reevaluation of Paul's place in the early Christian story, this book explores the theme of travel in the apostle's correspondence. It casts Paul's rhetorical strategies against the ... More

The Two ReformationsThe Journey from the Last Days to the New World

The Two Reformations: The Journey from the Last Days to the New World

Heiko A. Oberman

Donald Weinstein (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098686
eISBN:
9780300130348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098686.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book seeks to liberate and broaden our understanding of the European Reformation, from its origins in medieval philosophy and theology through the Puritan settlers who brought Calvin's vision to ... More

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