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Abrahamic Experiments in History  

Adam J. Silverstein

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
This chapter argues that both the focus on Abraham as a unifying figure and the categorization of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam as comparable religions (which, importantly, are to be ... More

The Abrahamic Religions and the Classical Tradition  

Peter E. Pormann

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
The classical tradition not only provided the backdrop against which the Abrahamic religions emerged, but also provided a constant source of inspiration for their development over the ... More

The Abrahamic Religions in the Mediterranean  

David Abulafia

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
The Mediterranean has been an exceptionally important place of interaction, competition, and, at times, conflict among Jews, Christians, and Muslims, throughout the centuries since the ... More

The Acts of the Apostles, Narrative, and History  

Rubén René Dupertuis

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Jun 2016
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Nov 2015
The Acts of the Apostles offers a kind of sequel to Gospel of Luke, telling the story of the spread of the Jesus movement through the activities of key leaders, beginning in Jerusalem, ... More

Adam and the Making of Masculinity  

Eric Thurman

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Jun 2016
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Dec 2015
The narrative(s) in Genesis 1–3 is a foundational text for Western discourse on gender and sexuality. To date, studies of biblical masculinities have virtually ignored the biblical first ... More

The African American Religious Press  

John M. Giggie

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
The topic of black religious newspapers is one that has received scant attention from scholars of religion and the media, who prefer wider stories on the rise of the institution of the ... More

Alternative Medicine in the Press  

Steven Barrie-Anthony

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
In the last few decades, stories about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) have increasingly become a staple of domestic and international newspaper health coverage. These are ... More

American Catholicism and the Mass-Market Newsweekly  

Peter Manseau

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
Throughout the first decade of the twenty-first century, there was a noticeable decline in the influence of two major players in twentieth-century American life: Roman Catholicism and the ... More

American Coverage of Immigration, Islam, and Identity in the UK and the Netherlands  

Elizabeth Poole

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
This article explores how American journalists cover religion in Europe, where issues of faith and church-state relations lead to differing interpretations of religio-ethnic news events, ... More

The American Jewish Press  

Jonathan D. Sarna

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
Since their emergence in the first half of the nineteenth century, Jewish newspapers have helped to shape religious community, tied far-flung American Jews together, and kept them ... More

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