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Lemire, "Jerusalem 1900"

In April, the University of Chicago Press will release Jerusalem 1900: The Holy City in the Age of Possibilities by Vincent Lemire (University of Marne-la-Vallée, Paris). 259 more words

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BREAKING NEWS: Kit Harington does deal with Devil

By Jessie Foreman 

If you have been unfortunate enough to study A-Level English Literature, you might’ve already come across this play: Doctor Faustus. Written by Christopher Marlowe, Faustus is an English morality play that was first performed around 1588 – 1593, but wasn’t published until 1604. 1,039 more words


Cosgel & Ergene, "The Economics of Ottoman Justice"

In November, Cambridge University Press released “The Economics of Ottoman Justice: Settlement and Trial in the Sharia Courts,” by Metin Coşgel (University of Connecticut) and Boğaç Ergene (University of Vermont).   149 more words

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Metaphysics: The Word You Don't Want To Hear

“Wow,” I thought.  “That was a trap.”

I had been speaking with a religious person, who was warning me about sinning.

“I don’t… 1,101 more words


Luther's Endurance

This morning at the Library of Law and Liberty site, I review the Morgan Library’s recent exhibit on the 500th anniversary of the 95 Theses, Martin Luther’s questions about Church teaching that sparked the Protestant Reformation. 146 more words