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Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America, Third Edition

Uses both historical and contemporary case studies to examine how race and ethnicity affect the places we live, work, and visit. .

Chinese through Song, Second Edition

An innovative approach to teaching Chinese language and culture, using folk and popular songs.

Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance

By Hafiz & Martin Bidney
Translated by Martin Bidney
Subjects: General Interest

A selection of poems by one of Islam’s greatest poetic voices.

The Cold War's Last Battlefield

An engaging insider's account by a member of President Reagan's Central America policy team.

Enchanting

Explores how we might think and live in the enchantment of the secular, modern world.

The Masorah to Targum Onqelos

A critical edition, with notes and commentary, of the ancient Aramaic translation of the Torah.

Biondo Flavio's Italia Illustrata

An English translation of Biondo Flavio’s Italia Illustrata, with commentary.

The Examined Life--Chinese Perspectives

Edited by Xinyan Jiang
Introduction by Xinyan Jiang
Foreword by Robert Cummings Neville
Subjects: Philosophy

A collection of essays on Chinese ethical traditions, including Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist ethics.

West-East Divan

By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Translated by Martin Bidney & Peter Anton von Arnim
Introduction by Martin Bidney
Commentaries by Martin Bidney
Subjects: Literature

Translations of Goethe’s poems about Arabia and Persia and his essays on Islamic culture.

The African Diaspora in the United States and Canada at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Offers important new perspectives on the African Diaspora in North America.

Multicultural Geographies

Geographical perspectives on the changing patterns of race and ethnicity in the United States.

Contending Nationalisms of Oromia and Ethiopia

By Asafa Jalata
Subjects: Area Studies

Applies the concept of oppressor and oppressed nationalisms to explore the historical forces and social processes that have shaped modern Ethiopia.

Exploratory Musicism

Explores music as an element of life ritual directed towards continual physical, subjective, and psychic motion towards self-realization and transcendence.

East-West Poetry

By Martin Bidney
Subjects: Literature

Poetry that responds to the Qur’an and to the tradition it created.

Justice and Law

Edited by Steven Scalet
Subjects: Politics And Law

A collection of essays on contemporary issues in justice and law.

Un-Forgetting

Re-calling time lost.

Social Philosophy and Our Changing Points of View

Edited by Steven Scalet
Subjects: Philosophy

Essays on contemporary issues in political philosophy.

Memory of Touch, For Love of the Other

By Tahseen Bea
Subjects: Literature

Creates contexts for the body to interpret and reinterpret its experiences of touch.

Transitions and Consolidation of Democracy in Africa

Examines the transitions to democracy in Africa.

Progressive Illumination

Remarkable reflection on Cardinal Newman.

Companion to Dante's Divine Comedy

An in-depth companion guide to Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Being in the Pampas

Explores the question of being through readings of Parmenides’s Poem, Zeno’s paradoxes, and Plato’s Parmenides.

The War and Peace of a New Metaphysical Perception, Volume III

A futuristic examination of metaphysical systems, responsibility, understanding, conceit, continuums, and history’s vector.

Probing in Islamic Philosophy

Analyzes major Muslim philosophers.

The Gift of Self

Explores themes of dispossession, shattering, and fragmentation that arise in contemporary writings from the point of view of the selves whose subjectivities and practices are said to be fragmented, shattered, and dispossessed.

"Veil of Maya, The"

Explores the interpretive problems, complexities, and legacies of Schopenhauer’s encounter with ancient India.

Being and Thought in Aquinas

Papers from Binghamton University's Conferences on Medieval Latin Philosophy, 1995-2000, on St. Thomas Aquinas' oeuvre. The essays examine his sources within the Neoplatonic and Islamicist traditions, ...

Petrarch's Itinerarium

Edited and translated by H. James Shey
Introduction by H. James Shey
Subjects: Literature

A new edition of the Latin text of Petrarch’s Itinerarium.

Africa Through Ghanaian Lenses

Edited by Samuel E. Quainoo
Subjects: Area Studies

A collection of lectures delivered during the Fulbright Hays Scholar program in Ghana.

Humanity and the Cosmos

Essays on the interaction between science and spiritual values which characterize much of modern life.

Bhakti Karuna Agepe with Raimundo Panikkar

A collection of essays on the nature of love in religious tradition and theory, inspired by Raimundo Panikkar's ecumenical embrace of Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism.

The Crusades

Edited by Khalil I. Semaan
Subjects: History

Examines the effects of the Crusades from a variety of perspectives.

Diversity, Multiculturalism and Social Justice

An interdisciplinary reader exploring issues related to diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice.

Thinking Outside the Box

Edited by Douglas W. Shrader
Subjects: Philosophy

Select essays, originally presented at the Sixth Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, held in 2001 at SUNY Oneonta.

The War and Peace of a New Metaphysical Perception, Volume II

Addresses perceived irresolvable paradoxes regarding reality as presented by a number of philosophers.

Zarathustra's Love Beyond Wisdom

A study of Nietzche’s Zarathustra.

The Continuing Agony

Reflections from Jews and Roman Catholics on their struggles with the crucial and painful issues that continue to plague Christian-Jewish dialogue.

Immagini E Rappresentazione

Edited by Francesca Calabi
Subjects: Jewish Studies

Essays on images and representation in the writings of Philo of Alexandria.

Justice for All

Edited by Steven Scalet
Subjects: Politics And Law

Collection of essays adapted from an undergraduate honors conference held at Binghamton University which address contemporary issues in political philosophy.

Rabbinic Judaism's Generative Logic, Volume One

First volume documenting Rabbinic Judaism in its formative age.

Religions and Cultures

Synthesis of Mediterraneum’s first seminar.

Rabbinic Judaism's Generative Logic, Volume Two

Second volume documenting Rabbinic Judaism in its formative age.

The War and Peace of a New Metaphysical Perception, Volume I

Addresses perceived irresolvable paradoxes regarding reality as presented by a number of philosophers.

Faith, Truth, and Freedom

Examines the expulsion of Professor Gerd Lüdemann from the Theology Faculty at the University of Göttingen.

A Conceptual Approach to the Mekilta

Describes the actual mode of thought of the Rabbis of the Midrash and the Talmud, and indicates how they derived their own moral teachings from the Bible.

Islamic Legends Concerning Alexander the Great

Edited and translated by Z. David Zuwiyya
Introduction by Z. David Zuwiyya
Subjects: Literature

English translation and introductory study of a previously unedited Hispano-Arabic legend of Alexander the Great.

The Incarnation of God

Examines the notion of divine incarnations as a central element of the portrait of God that came into focus through the Judaism of the dual Torah.

The Rabbinic Mind

Explores the wider aspects of the rabbinic mind.

Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 1

Edited by Jacob Neusner
Subjects: Jewish Studies

A selection of his more important writings.

Understanding Jewish Theology

Edited by Jacob Neusner
Subjects: Jewish Studies

Explores the religious experience of Judaism through the perceptions and teachings of ordinary Jews and the creative elite.

Theological Reflections on the Problem of Usury

An Arabic-language treatise on usury from a theological and philosophical perspective.

The Book of Jewish Wisdom

Presents parts of the Judaic tradition of wisdom, concentrating on the oral part of the Torah, represented by the documents of law and scriptural exegesis.

Worship and Ethics

Describes how Halakah, or Jewish Law, enables the individual to achieve religious experience.

His Brother's Keeper

By Paul Milkman
Foreword by Jacob Neusner
Subjects: Jewish Studies

Tells the story of young people’s volunteer efforts as part of the American Jewish Society for Service.

Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 2

Edited by Jacob Neusner
Subjects: Jewish Studies

A selection of his more important writings.

Organic Thinking

Thorough analysis of rabbinic thought.

Shi'ite Heritage

Edited and translated by L. Clarke
Subjects: Religion And Spirituality

Explores Western and Muslim scholarship on multiple aspects of the Twelver Shi’ite tradition.

The Theology of Seder Eliahu

Attempts to discover a coherent unity in rabbinic theology.

Philosophy and the Public Realm

Edited by Douglas W. Shrader
Subjects: Philosophy

Combines the work of promising college students with essays by distinguished scholars.

Avenues Towards Christianity

Argues that the religious movement of Mormonism branched off from mainstream Calvinist Christianity in a slow and deliberate process.

The 2001 Mathers Lecture 2001 Rosen Lecture, and Other Queen's University Essays in the Study of Judaism

Edited by Jacob Neusner
Contributions by Donald H. Akenson, Herbert Basser, and Reena Basser
Subjects: Jewish Studies

A collection of lectures given at Queen’s University by academics in Judaic Studies.

Memoirs of the Future

Explores the life and work of W. Warren Wagar.

Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 3

Edited by Jacob Neusner
Subjects: Jewish Studies

A selection of his more important writings.

The Earthly Paradise

Explores the history of how the Eden story in Genesis has been understood.

Particularism and Universalism in Modern Jewish Thought

Explores how modern Judaism has balanced between universalism and particularism.

Higher Education in Crisis

Explores the university’s altering landscape, the conflicts over its core values and legitimacy, and the challenge for the university to negotiate the new landscape and to redefine itself within a larger educational context.

A Conceptual Commentary on Midrash Leviticus Rabbah

Examines each rabbinic text or sequence of homilies in order to uncover specific value concepts which are reflected in them either explicitly or implicitly.

Cosmos as Art Object

Explores various aspects of Plato’s cosmological writings.

The Genius of Christ

By Abbas Mahmud al-Aqqad
Edited and translated by F. Peter Ford Jr.
Introduction by F. Peter Ford Jr.
Subjects: Religion And Spirituality

Translation of an Arabic work extolling the person and mission of Jesus.

Contemporary Views of Ancient Judaism

Compiles some longer review essays and somewhat briefer reviews of single titles from his collected work of the 1990s.

Zayas and Her Sisters, 2

A collection of essays on the novelist María de Zayas and other seventeenth century Spanish women writers.

The Stilling of the Storm

Explores early Palestinian Judaic traditions.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Five

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume One

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Four

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Three

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Precursors of an African Genesis Model of Helping

Presents the theoretical dimension of three decades of research on African-derived concepts of helping.

Mediterranean Perspectives

Edited by Robert M. Berchman
Subjects: Philosophy

Characterize several lines of intellectual development by which some of the fundamental features of ancient, medieval, and modern pictures of God, Nature, Beauty, the State, and the Self came to be accepted as common knowledge in the Mediterranean world today.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Two

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Insediamenti Francescani in Abruzzo nel Duecento e Sviluppo nel '300 e 400 con la Riforma Osservante

Analyzes the early presence of Franciscan monastic houses in Abruzzo in the thirteenth century.

Advances in African Linguistics

A selection of papers presented at the 28th Annual Conference on African Linguistics.

The Presence of the Word

The thirty-fourth volume published on this foundation.

Hardened Images

By Asgede Hagos
Subjects: Area Studies

Examines the nature of the interplay between the U. S. press and the American state on Africa, with a special focus on its armed struggles waged to complete the decolonization process.

Formative Judaism

Examines the history, philosophy and hermeneutics, and law and literature of formative Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Eight

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

The Phenomenological Quest between Avicenna and Heidegger

By Nader El-Bizri
Subjects: Philosophy

Examines Avicenna’s phenomenological considerations of the question of being.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Seven

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

On the Concept of Religion

Edited by Ernst Feil
Translated by Brian McNeil
Subjects: Religion And Spirituality

Explores what is meant by the concept of religion.

Religion and Economics

New perspectives on the bond between religion and economics.

This Is No Place for a Woman

By Joya Uraizee
Subjects: Area Studies

Surveys the works of three important female writers of postcolonial societies.

Rewinding the Tape

Marianne Wallenberg’s life story.

Historia de la donzella Teodor

The first English edition and critical study of an anonymous thirteenth-century text about the disputations of a learned young woman with a series of wise men.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Six

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

The Problem of Evil

By Shams C. Inati
Subjects: Philosophy

The first comprehensive study of Ibn Sînâ’s Theodicy.