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Religion Catalog 2013

Religion Catalog 2013

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New books in religion from Princeton University Press.
New books in religion from Princeton University Press.

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New
The
Dead Sea Scrolls
A Biography
John J. Collins
“This is a marvlouslyradabl, inormativ,and rliabl gnralintroduction to vrythingassociatd ith Qumran,and provids valuablinsights into th impacto th scrolls on th Bibl,ancint Judaism, andbudding Christianity. Itis highly rcommnddas on o th bst guids or anyon ishingto approach th gratst Hbr manuscriptdiscovry o modrn tims.”—Gza Vrms, Univrsity o OxordJohn J. Collins is th Holms Prossor o Old Tstamnt Criticism and Intrprtation at YalUnivrsity.
2012. 288 pags. 8 haltons.Cl: 978-0-691-14367-5 $24.95 | £16.95
New
The Book o 
Genesis
A Biography
Ronald Hendel
“Ronald Hndl movsasily rom classicscholarship on th li thatGnsis livd in its biblicalbirth amily to his prsonalavorits among th bibli-cal book’s innumrablatrlivs: Rashi and Luthr,o cours, but also Rab-lais, Kaka, and NaguibMahouz—a livly lot o livs, in short, ith somthing or vryon.—Jack Mils, author o 
God: A Biography 
Ronald Hndl is th Norma and Sam DabbyProssor o Hbr Bibl and Jish Studis atth Univrsity o Caliornia, Brkly.
2012. 304 pags. 7 haltons.Cl: 978-0-691-14012-4 $24.95 | £16.95
1 ....lives of great religious books2 ....general interest 5 ....jewish studies7 ....jews, christians and muslims from the ancient to the modern world8 ....princeton studies in muslim politics11 ...comparative religion & history of religion14 ...american religion16 ...philosophy & religion18 ...søren kierkegaard19 ...of related interest  21 ...index /order form
Lives o Great Religious Books
is a sris o short volums that rcount th complx and ascinating histo-ris o important rligious txts rom around th orld. writtn or gnral radrs by lading authorsand xprts, ths books xamin th historical origins o txts rom th grat rligious traditions, andtrac ho thir rcption, intrprtation, and inunc hav changd—otn radically—ovr tim. Asths storis o translation, adaptation, appropriation, and inspiration dramatically rmind us, all gratrligious books ar living things hos carrs in th orld can tak th most unxpctd turns.
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New
The
Book of Mormon
A Biography
Paul C. Gutjahr
“[I]t’s rrshing to rad anonpartisan book aboutMormonism.”—Justin Moyr,
Washing-ton Post Book World 
“[A] ascinating history o an important documnt o Amrican cultur.”—Stvn Pool,
Guardian
Paul C. Gutjahr is prossoro english at Indiana Univrsity.
2012. 280 pags. 32 haltons. 1 tabl.Cl: 978-0-691-14480-1 $24.95 | £16.95
Dietrich Bonhoeer’s
Letters and Papers from Prison
A Biography
Martin E. Marty
“Rligious scholars as ll as gnral radrsintrstd in thology or th history o Christian-ity ill nd this a grat choic.—John Jagr,
Library Journal 
2011. 296 pags. 8 haltons.Cl: 978-0-691-13921-0 $24.95 | £16.95
New
The
I Ching
A Biography
Richard J. Smith
“Smith’s book succdsadmirably in making thhistory and importanc o this sotric and nigmat-ic classic accssibl andundrstandabl to a idaudinc. A must rador anyon intrstd inathoming ‘th way’ Tao/Dao) in ancint China.”
Choice
Richard J. Smith is th Gorg and Nancy RuppProssor o Humanitis and prossor o historyat Ric Univrsity.
2012. 304 pags. 7 haltons. 13 lin illus.Cl: 978-0-691-14509-9 $24.95 | £16.95
Augustine’s
Confessions
A Biography
Garry Wills
“Anothr gm o a littl book by Garry wills. . . .wills dscribs brilliantly th mannr in hichthis strang ork spd sloly through litrarycircls. . . . His book is a passionat pla that should rad Augustin’s strang book as it asrst hard, and in th light o th purposs orhich it as rst rittn.—Ptr Bron,
New York Review o Books
2011. 176 pags.Cl: 978-0-691-14357-6 $19.95 | £13.95
The Tibetan Book of the Dead 
A Biography
Donald S. Lopez, Jr.
“Lopz tlls th ascinating story o th book.Ho an innocuous Buddhist txt, on amongthousands, nothing distinct, landd in th handso an englishman ho translatd it ith hlprom a monk and sold it and hit a ortun. . . .Lopz’s lucid styl maks th rading an addi-tional plasur, to th alrady dlightul ‘plot.’ ”—Dr. Vaidhi Nathan,
Organiser 
2011. 192 pags.Cl: 978-0-691-13435-2 $19.95 | £13.95
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Honorabl Mntion, 2011 PROSe Aard or excllnc inPhilosophy, Association o Amrican Publishrs
A Book Forged in Hell
Spinoza’s Scandalous Tratis and thBirth o th Scular Ag
Steven Nadler
“[T]his is agroundbrakinganalysis o anincndiary txt.”
Booklist 
2011. 304 pags. 1 halton.Cl: 978-0-691-13989-0$29.95 | £19.95
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