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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 539–540.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Caroline Walker Bynum Orsi Robert A. , History and Presence . ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2016 ), 384 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 530–550.
Published: 01 August 2013
... that can be observed as they emerge, mature, and rapidly decay. Central European modernism, represented here by Adolf Loos in architecture and by Arnold Schoenberg and Leoš Janáček in music, experimented with blurry regions between presence and absence, light and shadow, sound and silence. Loos disrupted...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Caroline Walker Bynum Duke University Press 2004 THE PRESENCE OF OBJECTS Medieval Anti-Judaism in Modern Germany Caroline Walker Bynum On the southwest corner of a large brick Gothic church in the little town of Sternberg in north Germany is a curious stone. Mortared...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 415–416.
Published: 01 April 2002
... somewhat less compelling than the overall thesis, but Mémoire du mal is a brilliant and deeply moving book that deserves the widest dissemination. —Marjorie Perloff Harold Fisch, The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton and Blake: A Comparative Study (Oxford: Clarendon, 1999), 331 pp...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 176–251.
Published: 01 May 2021
... that no contextualist map of religious identities allows for their miscibility or even collocation. Notoriously resistant to psychological and phenomenological interests, contextualism has no place for an early seventeenth-century Christian writer whose concern is less to join a school of thought on the Real Presence...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
... was transported to Europe both in relics acquired from the site and in measurements of its length. The footprint, which is both part and whole, both the presence and the absence of the one who leaves it, provides insight into and elaboration of what trace or vestige means to cultural theorists. It therefore sums...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2009
...G. R. Evans Quietism brought the individual to a state of “holy indifference” where nothing mattered; particularities of Christian belief and practice, pleasures of the senses, personal desires, all vanished in the utter self-abandonment of the soul in the presence of God. The “resigned” soul...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
... without acknowledging its presence. Perl responds that, if indifference is defined as not noticing or not caring about differences, then indifference should rank higher than xenophilia in a hierarchy of irenic affects. A Muslim’s liking for Christianity could lead to conversion, and conversion presupposes...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 83–103.
Published: 01 January 2015
... presence in the Holy Land (1097 – 1291). Explored here is how each party overcame this incongruity between ideology and praxis and sought a “small peace,” which is temporary and practical, rather than “great peace,” which is a final settlement. Features of these peace-making efforts examined here include...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 498–542.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Yuri Tynianov Yuri Tynianov’s seminal 1924 review of contemporary poetry discusses the work of many bright lights of the early Soviet avant-garde, as well as the prerevolutionary modernist poets who were still a presence in literature of the 1920s: his subjects include Anna Akhmatova, Sergei Esenin...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 290–297.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Katia Boissevain Christianity has a long presence in the Maghreb, dating back to Roman imperial times. Eventually it became a mostly Muslim region, but in the late nineteenth century, the Roman Catholic Church embarked on a vast mission of church building, in part to assist the French colonial...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 453–551.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Adir H. Petel The literary and critical discourse about characters and characterization in Anglophone drama and fiction since the Renaissance shows a persistent but underrecognized presence of three idioms and vocabularies, two highly developed and one nascent, that either derive from the rhetoric...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Yaakov A. Mascetti Contextualist scholars working on the rhetoric of corporeal presence in seventeenth-century English religious lyrics have naturally focused their attention on sacramental discourse of the Reformation era. As part of the Common Knowledge symposium on the future of contextualism...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 163–170.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Caroline Walker Bynum Abstract Drawing on her memories of growing up in a racially segregated South, the author argues not so much for the removal and erasure of Confederate memorials as for mutilating them or retaining a version of their presence glossed with an explanation for their rejection...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 595–607.
Published: 01 August 2002
... tulips and this old wall or that fountain in a particular garden— and only for some few days. From this unrepeatable, unique reality (call it pres- ence), a concept is abstracted; and it is these presences and their occasional dis- appearance (call...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 257–268.
Published: 01 April 2013
... defined as defined is pressure it.If describe conventionally scientists but notas space, space than nois more less and gradients natural of forming possibility the to vital is that presence intangible The presence. (nonresistive) of intangible occurrence for the evidence...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 312–324.
Published: 01 April 2012
... religion is in some way still superior to the other. The requirements of faith hope for, expect, some clear judgments. Confidence in God’s universal presence — wherever truth is found — rubs against a Gospel mandate to convert the other, regardless of anything...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 124–146.
Published: 01 January 2002
... encounter with the angels—indeed, association with a holy man is another distinctive feature of the .haram. The holy man’s presence is very often symbolized by his tomb, though at Mamre that was not the case; Abraham’s tomb could be found in nearby Hebron. Mamre can...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 189.
Published: 01 January 2020
... written only by an anthropologist, though the reason is not the one you were thinking. It recalls long conversations with Richard Rorty about the perfect uselessness of philosophy. Whether Jackson would agree or not, the presence or viability of philosophy in any human context has nothing to do...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 16–33.
Published: 01 January 2006
... not survive from this period. Nor would such a view have 9. Thus, for example, in the Tannaitic midrash, Sifra, it were, the divine presence will return with them, as it is we fi nd the following interpretation of the rebuke in Lev. said, ‘That then the Lord thy God will turn thy captiv- 26:32–33...