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作者: Joshua Blau
出版社: University of California Press
关键词: modern, revival, semitic, languages, differences, arabic, hebrew, standard, renaissance, parallels
页数: 272
出版时间: 1981
ISBN-10: 0520095480
ISBN-13: 9780520095489
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作者: Peter, J.H.
出版社: Applewood Books
关键词: stories, bible
页数: 350
出版时间: 2009-03
ISBN-10: 1605780162
ISBN-13: 9781605780160

At head of title: The modern reader's Bible; a series of works from the sacred scriptures presented in modern literary form
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作者: Arthur Giles
出版社: Applewood Books
关键词: modern, personal, narrative, tour, time, americans, athenians, western, waves, america, across, athens
页数: 462
出版时间: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429005203
ISBN-13: 9781429005203

A Scotsman (?) travels in the U.S., mostly in the Mid-Atlantic but with jaunts Southward and in the Mid-West.
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作者: Peter Jan Margry
出版社: Amsterdam University Press
关键词: itineraries, sacred, new, world, pilgrimage, modern, shrines
页数: 364
出版时间: 2008-12-15
ISBN-10: 9089640118
ISBN-13: 9789089640116

The modern pilgrimage—to sites ranging from Graceland to the veterans’ annual ride to to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to Jim Morrison’s Paris grave—is intertwined with man’s existential uncertainties in the face of a rapidly changing world. In a climate that reproduces the religious quest in seemingly secular places, it’s no longer clear exactly what the term pilgrimage infers—and Shrines and Pilgrimage in the Modern World critiques our notions of the secular and the sacred, while commenting on the modern media’s multiplication of images that renders the modern pilgrimage a qu
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作者: Arthur Giles
出版社: Applewood Books
关键词: modern, americans, athens, personal, narrative, time, tour, athenians, across, home, waves, royal, capital, america, western
页数: 462
出版时间: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429005211
ISBN-13: 9781429005210

A Scotsman (?) travels in the U.S., mostly in the Mid-Atlantic but with jaunts Southward and in the Mid-West.
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作者: Pieter Spierenburg
出版社: Amsterdam University Press
关键词: modern, europe, inmates, institutions, experience, disciplinary, prison
页数: 363
出版时间: 2007-08-15
ISBN-10: 9053569898
ISBN-13: 9789053569894

Though the prison is central to the penal system of most modern nations, many believe that imprisonment did not become a major judicial sanction until the nineteenth century. In this readable history, Pieter Spierenburg traces the evolution of the prison during the early modern period and illustrates the important role it has played as both disciplinary institution and penal option from the late sixteenth century onward.  Placing particular emphasis on the prisons of the Netherlands, Germany, and France, The Prison Experience examines not only the long-term nature of prisons and the historica
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作者: Helge Kragh
出版社: OECD Publishing
关键词: preludes, modern, cosmology, religious, scientific, spirit, universe, matter
页数: 322
出版时间: 2004
ISBN-10: 1860944698
ISBN-13: 9781860944697

Cosmology is an unusual science with an unusual history. This book examines the formative years of modern cosmology from the perspective of its interaction with religious thought. As the first study of its kind, it reveals how closely associated the development of cosmology has been with considerations of a philosophical and religious nature. From nineteenth-century thermodynamics to the pioneering cosmological works of Georges Lemaitre and Arthur E Milne, religion has shaped parts of modern cosmological theory. By taking the religious component seriously, a new and richer history of cosmology
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