Publications

2014
Author(s): co-edited by Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim

Modern Spiritual Masters

Thomas Berry (1914-2009), a Passionist priest, was a “geologian,” historian of religion, philosopher, and the single most important Catholic voice on the link between faith, reverence for all life, and the environmental crisis. Particularly well-known for his work in popularizing the “universe...
2013
Author(s): Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel J. Gargola, Noel Lenski, Richard J.A. Talbert

How did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the most powerful imperial powers the world has ever known? In A Brief History of the Romans, Second Edition, Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel J. Gargola, Richard J.A. Talbert, and new coauthor Noel Lenski explore this...
2013
Author(s): John Grim & Mary Evelyn Tucker

From the Psalms in the Bible to sacred rivers in Hinduism, the natural world has been integral to the world’s religions. John Grim and Mary Evelyn Tucker argue that today’s growing environmental challenges make the relationship ever more vital.    The authors explore the history of religious...
2013

Empire of the Dharma explores the dynamic relationship between Korean and Japanese Buddhists in the years leading up to the Japanese annexation of Korea. Conventional narratives cast this relationship in politicized terms, with Korean Buddhists portrayed as complicit in the “religious annexation”...
2013
Author(s): Frank Griffel

Gazâlî, İslâm düşünce tarihinin en dikkat çekici isimlerinden birisidir. Onun kelâm, felsefe, tasavvuf ve fıkıh gibi disiplinlerin tarihinde bir dönüm noktası teşkil ettiği, hatta eserleriyle İslam toplumlarının dini algılayış ve yaşayışlarında da derin izler bıraktığı, bilinen bir gerçektir....
2013
Author(s): Zareena Grewal

In Islam Is a Foreign Country, Zareena Grewal explores some of the most pressing debates about and among American Muslims: what does it mean to be Muslim and American? Who has the authority to speak for Islam and to lead the stunningly diverse population of American Muslims? Do their ties to the...
2013
Author(s): Edited by: Christl M. Maier and Carolyn J. Sharp

This volume advances the scholarly discussion of Jeremiah via rigorous feminist and postcolonialist theorizing of texts and interpretive issues in that prophetic book. The essays here, by seasoned scholars of Jeremiah, offer significant traction on the biblical book's construction of the persona of...
2013
Author(s): Eliyahu Stern

Winner of the 2012 Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publication. Finalist for the 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. Elijah ben Solomon, the “Genius of Vilna,” was perhaps the best-known and most understudied figure in modern Jewish history. This book offers a new...
2013
Author(s): Joel Baden

Joel Baden, a leading expert on the Old Testament, offers a controversial look at the history of King David, the founder of the nation of Israel whose bloodline leads to Jesus, challenging prevailing popular beliefs about his legend in The Historical David. Baden makes clear that the biblical...
2013
Author(s): Joel Baden

Extends literary-historical analysis to impact the theological interpretation of the canonical text of the Pentateuch