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Blood for ThoughtThe Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature

Blood for Thought: The Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature

Mira Balberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295926
eISBN:
9780520968660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295926.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Blood for Thought delves into a relatively unexplored area of classical rabbinic literature: the vast corpus of laws, regulations, and instructions pertaining to sacrificial rituals. The book traces ... More

Eco-AlchemyAnthroposophy and the History and Future of Environmentalism

Eco-Alchemy: Anthroposophy and the History and Future of Environmentalism

Dan McKanan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520290051
eISBN:
9780520964389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290051.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

For the past century, initiatives inspired by Rudolf Steiner’s anthroposophy have contributed to the evolution of environmental activism. Steiner’s 1924 course of lectures on agriculture initiated ... More

For the WildRitual and Commitment in Radical Eco-Activism

For the Wild: Ritual and Commitment in Radical Eco-Activism

Sarah M. Pike

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294950
eISBN:
9780520967892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294950.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Drawing on analyses of activist art, music, and writings, as well as interviews and participant-observation in activist communities and at protests, For the Wild explores the ways in which radical ... More

Said the Prophet of GodHadith Commentary across a Millennium

Said the Prophet of God: Hadith Commentary across a Millennium

Joel Blecher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295933
eISBN:
9780520968677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295933.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

While scholars have long studied how Muslims authenticated and transmitted Muhammad’s sayings and practices (hadith), the story of how Muslims interpreted and reinterpreted hadith across a millennium ... More

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