Medieval Jerusalem and Islamic Worship: Holy Places, by Amikam Elad

By Amikam Elad

This article covers the holy websites of the Muslims in Jerusalem and the cermonies and pilgrimages to those locations through the early Muslim interval. it's principally in line with fundamental Arabic assets. Emphasis is given to the works of "Literature in compliment of Jerusalem", an immense resource for the heritage and topography of town. The textual content includes a designated description of the 1st recognized advisor for the Muslim pilgrim to Jerusalem, that dates from the eleventh century, and a supplementary dialogue of the 16th-century consultant. either publications are nonetheless in manuscript and feature by no means been released.

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The Idea of History in Rabbinic Judaism (Brill Reference by Professor of Religion Jacob Neusner PhD

By Professor of Religion Jacob Neusner PhD

Background offers a method of marking time. yet there are others, and the Judaism of the twin Torah, set forth within the Rabbinic literature from the Mishnah in the course of the Talmud of Babylonia, ca. 200-600 C.E., defines one such replacement. This publication tells the tale of the way a old frame of mind approximately earlier, current, and destiny, time and eternity, the right here and now in dating to the a while, ‹ that's, Scripture?s frame of mind ‹ gave strategy to one other mode of suggestion altogether. This different version Neusner calls a paradigm, simply because a development imposed that means and order on issues that occurred. Paradigmatic modes of proposal took where of historic ones. considering via paradigms, with a belief of time that elides previous and current and eliminates all boundaries among them, actually governs the reception of Scripture in Judaism until eventually approximately our personal time. Neusner the following explains throughout the unmarried case of Rabbinic Judaism, accurately how that opposite direction of interpreting Scripture did its paintings, and why, for therefore many centuries, that analyzing of the history of historical Israel ruled. At stake are [1] a notion of time diverse from the ancient one and [2] premises on find out how to take the degree of time that shape a sound substitute to those who outline the rules of the ancient method of measuring time. totally uncovered, these substitute premises may perhaps end up as logical and compelling because the historic ones. The strategy follows the documentary historical past of rules, and person chapters describe the therapy of old subject matters within the Mishnah, the Talmud of the Land of Israel (a.k.a., the Yerushalmi), Genesis Rabbah, that's, ca. 2 hundred, four hundred, and 450 CE, and Pesiqta deRab Kahana, ca. 500 CE.

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Adhesion Measurement of Films and Coatings, Volume 2 by Kash L. Mittal

By Kash L. Mittal

This publication records the court cases of the second one foreign Symposium on Adhesion size of movies and Coatings, held in Newark, NJ, October 25-27, 1999. This quantity includes 20 papers, that have all been carefully peer reviewed and definitely converted ahead of inclusion. the themes comprise: dimension and research of interface adhesion; relative adhesion dimension for skinny movie buildings; adhesion checking out of tough coatings by means of various strategies; size of interfacial fracture strength in multifilm purposes; laser caused decohesion spectroscopy (LIDS) for measuring adhesion; pulsed laser strategy for overview of adhesion; blade adhesion try; JKR adhesion try out; coefficient of thermal enlargement size; and residual stresses in diamond motion pictures.

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Polymer Biomaterials in Solution, as Interfaces and as by Stuart Cooper, Bamford, Tsuruta

By Stuart Cooper, Bamford, Tsuruta

This booklet comprises papers from scientists from all components of the realm, representing the cutting-edge in polymeric biomaterials this present day, were rearranged right into a logical order of sections, every one having a special concentration. the themes lined are: floor amendment, Characterization and houses; Protein Adsorption; Blood Interactions; phone Interactions; Immobilized phone Receptor Ligands and Immobilized Cells; Immobilized Biomolecules and artificial Derivatives of Biomolecules; New Polymers and purposes; Biodegradable Polymers and Drug supply; Water-Soluble Biomolecules, man made Polymers, and their Conjugates; and Hydrogels.
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Confronting Cruelty: Moral Orthodoxy And The Challenge Of by Lyle Munro

By Lyle Munro

Why and the way do humans crusade on behalf of a species that's not their very own? Responses to this query offer vital insights into the a lot misunderstood animal rights circulation and the folks in it who problem the ethical orthodoxy that underpins our attitudes in the direction of nonhuman animals. The norm of average problem for animals - that animals topic albeit lower than people - allows the (ab)use of animals in vivisection, manufacturing unit farming ,bloodsports and different contexts the place animals endure. Social flow conception is used to teach how animal rights activists are engaged within the social building of cruelty as a social challenge which they search to avoid by way of their highbrow, sensible and emotion paintings in seminal campaigns opposed to cruelty within the usa, England and Australia.

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How to Make Curtains: Measuring and Making the Perfect by Rebecca Yaker

By Rebecca Yaker

Rebecca Yaker, co-author of the best-selling One-Yard Wonders, deals this entire creation to creating your individual curtains, masking every little thing from measuring to calculating yardage, choosing the simplest materials, stitching your curtains, including linings, and choosing the precise furnishings and for hanging. She comprises step by step directions for making 5 assorted curtain kinds: pleats, eyelets, tab tops, tie tops, and rod pockets.

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Reading Luke-Acts in Its Mediterranean Milieu (Supplements by Charles H Talbert

By Charles H Talbert

This quantity pulls jointly 13 essays written by way of the writer because the past due 1970's which provide a particular, coherent examining of Luke-Acts. Twelve of the essays specialise in the theological views of Luke and Acts as they are often discerned from the perspective of imaginative and prescient of the "authorial viewers" as delineated by way of the non-biblical literary critic, Peter J. Rabinowitz. the ultimate essay specializes in the potential historic worth of Acts and the technique keen on judging that probability.

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Nightmares in the Sky: Gargoyles and Grotesques by Stephen King

By Stephen King

This e-book may be a suite of wonderful and scary images of gargoyles taken through avant-garde photographer f-stop fitzgerald (yes, that is his identify and the spellingis correct), with a superb textual content through none except the grasp of horror, stephen king. F-stop has captured gargoyles in all demeanour of poses, made the entire extra notable by way of the layout via mark pollard. by utilizing gatefolds and full-bleed illustrations, those remarkable creatures will look essentially to jump off the web page. (4/5/88). united kingdom sure

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