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Back To The Sources: Reading the Classic Jewish Texts

By: Barry W. Holtz [Editor]

Price: $17.15

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1986-01-02

Seller ID: 9780671605964


Essays analyze the major traditional texts of Judaism from literary, historical, philosophical, and religious points of view. View more info

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C. S. Lewis' Letters to Children

By: Dorsett, Lyle W. [Editor]; Mead, Marjorie Lamp [Editor];

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Scribner: 1996-06-03

Seller ID: 9780684823720


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Greek Drama (Bantam Classics)

By: Hadas, Moses

Price: $4.44

Publisher: Bantam Classics: 1984-01-01

Seller ID: 9780553212211


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The Muslim Jesus: Sayings and Stories in Islamic Literature (Convergences: Inventories of the Present)

By: Khalidi, Tarif [Translator]

Price: $24.77

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 2003-04-30

Seller ID: 9780674011151


This work presents in English translation the largest collection ever assembled of the sayings and stories of Jesus in Arabic Islamic literature. In doing so, it traces a tradition of love and reverence for Jesus that has characterized Islamic thought for more than a thousand years. An invaluable resource for the history of religions, the collection documents how one culture, that of Islam, assimilated the towering religious figure of another, that of Christianity. A... View more info

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Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson

By: Paglia, Camille

Price: $19.83

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1991-08-20

Seller ID: 9780679735793


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Culture and Imperialism

By: Said, Edward W.

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Vintage: 1994-05-31

Seller ID: 9780679750543


A landmark work from the intellectually auspicious author of Orientalism that explores the long-overlooked connections between the Western imperial endeavor and the culture that both reflected and reinforced it. " Said is a brilliant . . . scholar, aesthete and political activist." --Washington Post Book World. View more info

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Violence in War and Peace: An Anthology

By: Scheper-Hughes, Nancy; Bourgois, Philippe I.

Price: $77.64

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing: 2003-11-07

Seller ID: 9780631223498


From Hannah Arendt's "banality of evil" to Joseph Conrad's "fascination of the abomination," humankind has struggled to make sense of human-upon-human violence. Edited by two of anthropology's most passionate voices on this subject, " Violence in War and Peace: An Anthology" is the only book of its kind available: a single volume exploration of social, literary, and philosophical theories of violence. Brings together a sweeping collection of readings, drawn from a re... View more info

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The Scarlet Pimpernel: Vocal Selections Broadway Edition Book

By: Wildhorn, Frank [Composer]

Price: $17.87

Publisher: Alfred Publishing: 1998-06-01

Seller ID: 9780769258478


(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). 13 vocal selections from the Frank Wildhorn musical. The songs are: Believe * Into the Fire * Falcon in the Dive * When I Look at You * The Scarlet Pimpernel * Where's the Girl? * The Creation of Man * The Riddle * They Seek Him Here * Only Love * She Was There * Storybook * You Are My Home. View more info

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The Gospel According to Tolkien: Visions of the Kingdom in Middle-earth

By: Wood, Ralph C.

Price: $17.15

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press: 2003-10-31

Seller ID: 9780664226107


Readers have repeatedly called "The Lord of the Rings" the most important book of our age--absorbing all 1,500 of its pages with an almost fanatical interest and seeing the Peter Jackson movies in unprecedented numbers. Readers from ages 8 to 80 keep turning to Tolkien because here, in this magical kingdom, they are immersed in depth after depth of significance and meaning--perceiving the Hope that can be found amidst despair, the Charity that overcomes vengeance, and... View more info