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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

Islamic Perspectives  

Tariq Ramadan

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
This Epilogue offers a response to the chapters of the Handbook from an Islamic perspective. It addresses the way Muslims should look at the diversity of the Abrahamic religions, ... More

Modernism  

Cleo McNelly Kearns

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Mar 2009
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Sep 2009
While a literary and critical modernism seems on the surface independent of and at times oblivious to theological modernism, the modernist stances taken by major twentieth-century artists ... More

Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Job  

Kirsten Nielsen

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Mar 2009
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Sep 2009
Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job form the main part of the wisdom literature of the Old Testament. They share an interest in everyday life and the desire to create order out of human ... More

Three Rings or Three Impostors? The Comparative Approach to the Abrahamic Religions and its Origins  

Guy G. Stroumsa

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
This chapter analyses the roots of the contemporary study of the Abrahamic religions. Despite the similarities and contacts between communities of believers in these religions, the modern ... More

Uchimura and the Bible in Japan  

Atsuhiro Asano

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Jan 2011
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May 2011
This article first clarifies the motive behind Kanzo Uchimura' reception of the Bible in a brief historical description of Japan's encounter with Christianity and the emergence of ... More

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