This quantity comprises papers from the 3rd Woodbrooke-Mingana Symposium on Arab Christianity and Islam (September 1998) at the subject of "Arab Christianity in "Bilad al-Sham" (Greater Syria) within the pre-Ottoman Period." It provides elements of Syrian Christian existence and proposal throughout the first millennium of Islamic rule. one of the 8 contributing students are Sidney Griffith on ninth-century Christological controversies, Samir okay. Samir at the Prophet Muhammed noticeable via Arab Christian eyes, Lawrence Conrad at the doctor Ibn Butlan, and Lucy-Anne Hunt on Muslim impact on Christian booklet illustrations. there's additionally a foreword by way of the Syrian Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo. the image that emerges is of group lifestyles constructing in its personal method and discovering a particular personality, as Christians spoke back to the social and highbrow impacts of Islam."
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This quantity offers with numerous figures of non secular authority in Christianity in the course of overdue antiquity and the early center a while, and seeks to light up the way the fight for spiritual impact advanced with alterations in church and society. a couple of literary images are tested, pics which, in a variety of literary genres, are themselves designed to set up and propagate the authority of the folk whose lives and actions they describe. The series starts with visionary and prophetic figures of the second one and 3rd centuries, proceeds via a number of tales from the fourth century to the facility of holy folks, strikes directly to Syriac photos of the 5th to 7th centuries, and ends with the dying of the authority of the holy guy within the 8th.
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This ebook bargains with the heritage of a principal challenge within the philosophy of time: Can time exist with no brain or awareness, and if now not, in what respects? Aristotle used to be the 1st to formulate this challenge, and it's been intensively mentioned ever on the grounds that. This ebook analyses the solutions and arguments and units them of their ancient context. even if there were very varied methods, the e-book indicates vital continuities besides. along with being a consultant monograph, it may be utilized in classes at the philosophy of time regularly, or at the realism/idealism debate.
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This quantity bargains with Europe s range and homogeneity on the flip of the millennium by way of primary worth orientations. utilizing info from the 1999/2000 wave of the ecu Values examine the participants to this booklet try and establish and provide motives and understandings of the styles within the uncomplicated values and attitudes which were ascertained in particular life-spheres, e.g., paintings and relaxation time, faith, morality, society and politics, relations and marriage. the result's a cultural map of Europe that captures the variations and similarities in worth profiles of the Europeans."
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