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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 207.
Published: 01 January 2002
... with such as are immortal”? How, indeed, to know an ineffable God? —Stuart Clark John D. Caputo, The Prayers and Tears of Jacques Derrida: Religion without Religion (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997), 368 pp. Caputo here offers a Derridean-like meditation on Derrida on Derrida...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of composition. In it, she reviews the stance of feminist literary criticism toward religion and finds it to be generally negative. She regrets that feminist critics see in religion mostly a means of subordinating women to men, given that most of the writers whose work they explicate were themselves fervently...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Jean-Claude Schmitt Bynum Caroline Walker , Christian Materiality: An Essay on Religion in Late Medieval Europe ( New York : Zone Books , 2011 ), 440 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 148.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Michael P. Kramer Butler Judith , Habermas Jürgen , Taylor Charles , and West Cornel , The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere , ed. and intro. Mendieta Eduardo and Vanantwerpen Jonathan , afterword Calhoun Craig ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2011...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 56–80.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im Duke University Press 2005 S y m p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 THE INTERDEPENDENCE OF RELIGION, SECULARISM, AND HUMAN RIGHTS Prospects for Islamic Societies Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 354–356.
Published: 01 April 2005
... The Future of Religion...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 351.
Published: 01 April 2003
...” or “imagined.” Ottoman Islamic tolerance toward the two other Religions of the Book helped to sustain and even fortify the distinct confessional communities in Lebanon during those centuries in which European empires experimented (in some cases...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 446.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William Kolbrener Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Bulman William J. , Anglican Enlightenment: Orientalism, Religion, and Politics in England and Its Empire, 1648 – 1715 ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 ), 357 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 362–378.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Kenneth J. Gergen Duke University Press 2007 S y m p o s i u m : A “ D i c t a t o r s h i p o f R e l a t i v i s m ” ? RELATIVISM, RELIGION, AND RELATIONAL BEING Kenneth J. Gergen There was a time of my life in which, by common...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 120–142.
Published: 01 January 2017
... 2017 the Maharshal the Ketzot the Ran pluralism subjectivity UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Peace by Other Means RABBINIC SUBJECTIVITY Innovation, Dispute, and Pluralism in a Revealed Religion Shlomo Dov Rosen The Yam shel...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 104.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Michael P. Kramer Roy Olivier , Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways , trans. Schwartz Ros . ( London : Hurst , 2010 ), 259 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 LITTLE REVIEWS Olivier Roy, Holy Ignorance: When Religion...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 107.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Lee Palmer Wandel Duffy Eamon , Saints, Sacrilege, and Sedition: Religion and Conflict in the Tudor Reformations . ( London : Bloomsbury , 2012 ), 256 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 309.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ramie Targoff Sugg Richard , The Smoke of the Soul: Medicine, Physiology, and Religion in Early Modern England . ( Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 ), 389 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 451–463.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Peter Van Nuffelen The term “pagan monotheism” was coined to describe monotheistic tendencies in Greco-Roman religion. Its usefulness has been strongly disputed on various grounds: for introducing a cognitive perspective on ancient religion, which was basically ritualistic; for implicitly taking...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 382–383.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Matthew Mutter Bellah Robert N. , Religion in Human Evolution ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2011 ), 784 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the Late Medieval Church...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 389–390.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Peter Van Nuffelen Johnson Luke Timothy , Among the Gentiles: Greco-Roman Religion and Christianity ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2011 ), 461 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Guido Giglioni Martin Craig , Subverting Aristotle: Religion, History, and Philosophy in Early Modern Science . ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 ), 262 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 251–260.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Benoît Fliche Exopraxis—a term for religious practices in places of worship associated with a religion not one’s own—is often associated with heteropraxis , a term for unorthodox religious practices. Heteropraxes, which may be shared by members of more than one religion, can diverge so widely from...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Johan Elverskog This article, part of a Common Knowledge symposium on “the consequence of blur,” concerns the place of religion in the historical literature on Asia. It finds a minimalist approach to religion in the case of Buddhism and a maximalist approach in the case of Islam: historians of Asia...
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Common Knowledge (2024) 30 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 January 2024
... coedited volume Gender and Religion (1986), the first of its kind, has figured importantly in the development of the field many call comparative religion. Here Bynum's impact on selected scholars of Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh religion — as well as of non‐Western Christianity — is assessed...
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