Christianity And The Transformation Of The Book

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : Anthony GRAFTON | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674037861
ISBN 13 : 0674037863

Christianity and the Transformation of the Book combines broad-gauged synthesis and close textual analysis to reconstruct the kinds of books and the ways of organizing scholarly in..

What Was History

Pub Date : 2007-03-01 | Author : Anthony Grafton | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521874359
ISBN 13 : 0521874351

One of the world's leading cultural historians on writing about history in early modern Europe...

The Monk And The Book

Pub Date : 2008-09-15 | Author : Megan Hale Williams | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226899022
ISBN 13 : 0226899020

In the West, monastic ideals and scholastic pursuits are complementary; monks are popularly imagined copying classics, preserving learning through the Middle Ages, and establishing..

The Psalms As Christian Worship

Pub Date : 2010-11-22 | Author : Bruce K. Waltke | Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780802863744
ISBN 13 : 0802863744

This collaboration by two esteemed evangelical scholars blends a verse-by-verse exposition of select psalms with a history of their interpretation in the church from the time of th..

The Origins Of Jewish Mysticism

Pub Date : 2011-01-24 | Author : Peter Schäfer | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780691142159
ISBN 13 : 0691142157

The Origins of Jewish Mysticism offers the first in-depth look at the history of Jewish mysticism from the book of Ezekiel to the Merkavah mysticism of late antiquity. The Merkavah..

Virgil

Pub Date : 2011-06-24 | Author : R. Alden Smith | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 1444351540
ISBN 13 : 9781444351545

Virgil offers undergraduates, graduate students and general readers a comprehensive and carefully balanced introduction to the works and literary reception of Virgil. Offers a fres..