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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
... (in particular, Gustav Weil and Ignác Goldziher) embraced and refined this image of the Muslim prophet as a model for Jewish reform. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 xenophilia Islamophilia Jewish reform movement Gustav Weil Ignác Goldziher Abraham Geiger Heinrich Graetz ...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 108–109.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Glenn S. Holland Horsley Richard , The Prophet Jesus and the Renewal of Israel: Moving Beyond a Diversionary Debate . ( Grand Rapids, MI : W. B. Eerdmans , 2012 ), 161 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 267–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
...) in Toledo, of a boy who had ecstasies and visions in which he traveled to the Hereafter and received revelations. Though considered by his followers and also by the Inquisition a prophet of Muhammad, Agustin and his visions appear to have arisen in a context held in common with the Christian majority...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 512–513.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Wolfgang G. Schwanitz Robert D. Crews, For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006), 463 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 104–105.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Adir H. Petel Land Orphaned , Unsung Prophets and Dead Messiahs ( Century Media Records , 2018 ), 64 mins. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Common Knowledge 27:1 © 2021 by Duke University Press 104 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Orphaned Land, Unsung Prophets and Dead...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Prophets Facing Backwards...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 331–340.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Christopher de Bellaigue This essay is a review of The Nativist Prophets of Early Islamic Iran: Rural Revolt and Local Zoroastrianism (2014), the last book that Patricia Crone wrote before she died, as well as an overview of her career and a tribute to her as a great historian of Islam. In Crone's...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 325–344.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Métaphysiques cannibales of 2009, was laid in the 1970s by the controversial French anthropologists Pierre and Hélène Clastres. It is argued that the Clastres took the intellectual practices of Guarani shamans and prophets as analogous to the those of ancient Greek philosophers but also as sharply critical...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Carlos Fausto; Caco Xavier; Elena Welper Sociocultural transformations brought about by indigenous leaders in Amazonia have been described as prophetic, millenaristic, or messianic and contrasted with modern reformism. This article addresses new ways of describing processes of change negotiated...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 283–314.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Dominic Green; Marsha Keith Schuchard This article comprises a dialogue between two historians who have attempted, individually, to narrate the life of Lord George Gordon (1751 – 93), the Scottish prophet, revolutionary, and convert to Judaism. For modern cultural historians, Gordon's...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 229–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
...—and content to implement them partially—hypocritically. The religious value of such a system is that the truth claims of the law are thus modeled upon—and duplicate—the paradoxical opaqueness of prophetic revelation. Ultimately, this essay argues that this conception of the halakha is inherently tentative...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 April 2010
... the Creating creating in endeavor religious Muslim collective and individual of history the reflects also it Existentially, Prophet. the by received revelation hegemony. religious ofIslamic extent the to reference had submission to God and the sphere of war was made in spatiotemporal...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 451–455.
Published: 01 August 2007
... the three readings that concern us directly at this time. The first one offers us a prophetic portrait of the person of the Messiah — a portrait that receives its full meaning from the moment when Jesus reads the text in the synagogue at Nazareth and says, “Today this Scripture passage...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 518–531.
Published: 01 August 2004
... assimilated by the Assyrians, adopting their language, Aramaic, and their religion and merg- ing into the people of the conquerors. Common Knowledge 10:3 Copyright 2004 by Duke University Press 518 Thinking of Defeat: Hosea Naturally, the Hebrew prophets had something...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 124–146.
Published: 01 January 2002
... gods and images: “The people did sacrifice still in the high places, yet unto the Lord their God only.”3 Such assimilation and even cohabitation among worshippers of Yahweh and of the Baals is greeted with anxious reserve by prophets and sages aware of the strength of will required not to veer...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 434–462.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... At that consequential moment, art of the recent past acquires its status as prophetic sign, allowing us to discern mean- ing in our present situation. Recognizing the prophecy, we mark both beginning and end of the historical period we have been living. Interpreting a more distant past, modern thinkers have...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 449–451.
Published: 01 August 2002
..., at the point where Tiresias has his vision of the young man carbuncular. Some quatrains later, T. S. Eliot has the prophet saying “may,” and Pound has crossed out the word, then explained: “make up yr. mind—you Tiresias if you know you know damn well or else you...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 48–55.
Published: 01 January 2005
... on by Isaiah and other Jewish prophets. Hence my task here is like that of David Katz when, in 1992, he responded to a Common Knowledge article of Cardinal Common Knowledge 11:1 Copyright 2005 by Duke University Press 48...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 440–467.
Published: 01 September 2017
... suppliants, my ofEthiopia rivers “From ofthe Israel: beyond religion the to peopleof Kush the Kush identifying also, 18:7). Zion”mount the (Is. ofLord hosts, place ofthe prophet The Zephaniah the to spoiled, have rivers the land whose foot, under trodden metedout and anation...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 September 2015
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