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Becoming a New SelfPractices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Becoming a New Self: Practices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Moshe Sluhovsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Early Christian monastic spiritual practices of self-formation became increasingly popular in late medieval and early modern Catholicism. Now, for the first time in the history of Christian ... More

Consuming Religion

Consuming Religion

Kathryn Lofton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The essays in this book offer a profile of religion and its relationship to consumption in the modern period. Together they demonstrate how religion manifests in efforts to mass-produce relations of ... More

A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

Abigail Gillman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226477695
eISBN:
9780226477862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477862.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Between 1780 and 1937, Jews in Germany produced numerous new translations of the Hebrew Bible into German. Intended for Jews who were trilingual, reading Yiddish, Hebrew, and German, they were meant ... More

Hyecho's JourneyThe World of Buddhism

Hyecho's Journey: The World of Buddhism

Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226517902
eISBN:
9780226518060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226518060.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In 724, a young Korean monk named Hyecho boarded a ship in China and set off on a pilgrimage to the Buddhist holy land of India. Over the next three years, he would travel farther by land and sea ... More

Powers of DistinctionOn Religion and Modernity

Powers of Distinction: On Religion and Modernity

Nancy Levene

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226507361
eISBN:
9780226507675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226507675.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Powers of Distinction is an account of the elemental character of religion and modernity, a conceptual history that aims to clarify the commitments involved in these terms. Deep in their operating ... More

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