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Crusading Peace

Tomaz Mastnak.

February 2002; published online May 2012.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 417 pages.

This book's provocative analysis of the roots of peacemaking in the Western world elucidates struggles for peace that took place in the high and late Middle Ages. The author traces the ways...

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Foreigners and Their Food

David Freidenreich.

August 2011; published online May 2012.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 352 pages.

This book explores how Jews, Christians, and Muslims conceptualize “us” and “them” through rules about the preparation of food by adherents of other religions and the act of eating with...

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Islam and Christianity

John Renard.

March 2011; published online May 2012.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 344 pages.

In light of the widespread public perception of incompatibility between Islam and Christianity, this book provides a much-needed straightforward comparison of these two great faith...

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Miracle Cures

Robert A. Scott.

June 2010; published online May 2012.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 272 pages.

Iconic images of medieval pilgrims, such as Geoffrey Chaucer's pilgrims making their laborious way to Canterbury, conjure a distant time when faith was the only refuge of the ill and...

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Great Clarity

Fabrizio Pregadio.

February 2006; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 392 pages.

This book examines the religious aspects of Chinese alchemy. Its main focus is the relation of alchemy to the Daoist traditions of the early medieval period (third to sixth centuries). The...

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Zoroastrians in Britain

John R. Hinnells.

February 1996; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 352 pages.

Zoroastrianism is the religion of ancient Iran, dating back over a thousand years before the time of Christ. It is also the religion of Britain's oldest South Asian minority, with a history...

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The Zoroastrian Diaspora

John R. Hinnells.

April 2005; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 884 pages.

What is the distinctive Zoroastrian experience, and what is the common diasporic experience? This book is the outcome of twenty years of research and of archival and fieldwork in eleven...

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To the Ends of the Earth

Allan Heaton Anderson.

February 2013; published online May 2013.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 336 pages.

Scholars have commented for years on the southward shift of Christianity during the twentieth century. The majority of Christians worldwide are now found in the continents of Africa, Asia,...

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Guodian

Kenneth Holloway.

April 2009; published online May 2009.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 224 pages.

The Guodian manuscripts were buried with the teacher of the heir apparent to the Chu throne. The tomb was closed around 300 BCE shortly before one of the most significant period-defining...

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The Apocalyptic Year 1000

Edited by Richard Landes, Andrew Gow and David C. Van Meter.

June 2003; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 376 pages.

The chapters in this book challenge prevailing views on the way in which apocalyptic concerns contributed to larger processes of social change at the first millennium. Several basic...

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