Augustine and the Jews: A Christian Defense of Jews and by Paula Fredriksen

By Paula Fredriksen

EPUB eISBN: 9780300172508
Original ebook (Hardcover w/ Doubleday): 2008
Electronic booklet (Along w/ Updated/Paperback edition): 2010

Now in paperback with a brand new postscript, this up to date variation of Paula Fredriksen's severely acclaimed Augustine and the Jews lines the social and highbrow forces that resulted in the improvement of Christian anti-Judaism and indicates how and why Augustine challenged this tradition.

Drawing us into the lifestyles, occasions, and regarded Augustine of Hippo (396–430), Fredriksen specializes in the interval of spectacular creativity that resulted in his new figuring out of Paul and to his nice vintage, The Confessions. She exhibits how Augustine's fight to learn the Bible led him to a brand new theological imaginative and prescient, one who countered the anti-Judaism not just of his Manichaean rivals but additionally of his personal church. The Christian Empire, Augustine held, used to be correct to prohibit paganism and to coerce heretics. however the resource of historic Jewish scripture and present Jewish perform, he argued, used to be the exact same as that of the recent testomony and of the church—namely, God himself. consequently, he advised, Jews have been to be left by myself. Conceived as a vividly unique solution to safeguard Christian rules approximately Jesus and concerning the outdated testomony, Augustine's theological innovation survived the cave in of the Western Roman Empire, and it finally served to guard Jewish lives opposed to the brutality of medieval crusades.

Augustine and the Jews sheds new mild at the origins of Christian anti-Semitism and, via Augustine, opens a course towards higher knowing among of the world's nice religions.

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L'étoile by Arthur C. Clarke

By Arthur C. Clarke

Recueil de nouvelles.

L’Étoile, J'ai lu no 966 (ISBN 2-277-11966-0), 1979 ((en) the opposite part of the sky, 1958), trad. Iawa Tate

Le réfugié (Refugee)
De l'autre côté du ciel (The different aspect of the sky)
Par mesure de sécurité (Security check)
Objectif Lune (Venture to the moon)
Campagne publicitaire (Publicity campagn)
Toute l. a. vie devant soi (All the time within the world)
Casanova cosmique (Cosmic Casanova)
Les sons de l. a. Terre lointaine (The songs of far away earth)
L'orchidée récalcitrante (The reluctant orchid)
À l'aube de l'histoire (Encounter at dawn)
«Si jamais je t'oublie, ô Terre» («If i disregard thee, oh Earth…»)
Brevet en souffrance (Patent Pending)
Le visiteur (Transience)
L'Étoile (The star)

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The Margarets by Sheri S. Tepper

By Sheri S. Tepper

The myriad alien civilizations populating some distance, far-off worlds have many strong purposes to loathe the blight known as "humankind" . . .

the single human baby dwelling in a piece colony at the Martian satellite tv for pc Phobos, little Margaret Bain has invented six imaginary partners to maintain boredom and loneliness at bay. every one an extension of her character, they're misplaced to her while she is pressured to come back to Earth. yet they don't seem to be long gone.

The time will come while Margaret, absolutely grown and wed, needs to depart this demise global as well—this Earth so denuded by way of thoughtlessness and chemistry that its merely workable export is slaves. For now Margarets are scattered through the galaxy. And their writer needs to convey her selves domestic . . . or watch the human race perish.

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ROMAN ARMY 31 BC-AD 337 CL by Campbell

By Campbell

The Roman imperial military was once unrivalled till contemporary instances in its expert constitution, effective education, distinctive association, and ordnance aid. It was once impressive in an age of terrible communications and restricted technological enhance. the military sustained a good empire militarily and politically. first of all, its ability and good fortune ensured Rome's domination, and secondly, the loyalty of the troops ensured the political survival of the emperors, who sought to maintain the material of presidency and make it paintings. the military used to be an essential point within the next improvement of western civilization. the massive variety of infantrymen and their linked dependents intended they'd a wide impression socially, economically, and culturally at the settlements that grew up around the camps and on the various groups the place they settled after discharge. The privileges of the warriors set them except different males in their social type, and the improved place of veterans confirmed them as a crucial crew of their personal correct, a vital part of the complete phenomenon of Roman "government". The research of the Roman military consequently embraces not just army but additionally political, social and fiscal matters.

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My Sweet Satan by Peter Cawdron

By Peter Cawdron

The staff of the Copernicus are despatched to enquire Bestla, one of many distant moons of Saturn. Bestla has consistently been an oddball, orbiting Saturn within the mistaken path and at a distance of thirty million kilometers, up to now away Saturn appears to be like smaller than Earth's moon within the evening sky. Bestla hides a mystery. while mapped by way of an unmanned probe, Bestla woke up and started transmitting a message, merely it’s a message nobody desires to listen: “I are looking to reside and die for you, Satan.”

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Diffusion in Solids by Paul Shewmon

By Paul Shewmon

This moment version is an up to date and revised model of the unique textual content. It bargains certain descriptions of the equipment on hand to foretell the incidence of diffusion in alloys subjected to numerous approaches. significant subject components coated comprise diffusion equations, atomic concept of diffusion, diffusion in dilute alloys, diffusion in a focus gradient, diffusion in non-metals, excessive diffusivity paths, and thermo- and electro-transport. this can be a very good textbook to be used in metallurgical and fabrics technology and engineering schooling.

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Fatigue and Fracture of Adhesively-Bonded Composite Joints by A P Vassilopoulos

By A P Vassilopoulos

It is often permitted that almost all of engineering mess ups ensue because of fatigue or fracture phenomena. Adhesive bonding is a winning becoming a member of process, favourite for severe connections in composite constructions. even though, the shortcoming of data relating to fatigue and fracture behaviour, and the lack of instruments for credible fatigue layout, hinders the aptitude merits of adhesively bonded joints. The call for for trustworthy and secure constructions necessitates deep wisdom during this quarter for you to steer clear of catastrophic structural mess ups.

This ebook stories fresh learn within the box of fatigue and fracture of adhesively-bonded composite joints. the 1st a part of the e-book discusses the experimental research of the reliability of adhesively-bonded composite joints, present learn on realizing harm mechanisms, fatigue and fracture, sturdiness and ageing in addition to implications for layout. the second one a part of the publication covers the modelling of bond functionality and failure mechanisms in numerous loading conditions.

  • A distinctive reference paintings for researchers in aerospace and engineering
  • Expert insurance of other adhesively bonded composite joint structures
  • An evaluate of joint failure

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Diazo Chemistry, Vol. 2, Aliphatic, Inorganic and by Heinrich Zollinger

By Heinrich Zollinger

Diazo compounds play an immense position as response intermediates and reagents in natural synthesis. This ebook is a serious, good- referenced and eminently readable creation to the chemistry of aliphatic, inorganic and organometallic diazo compounds. It presents well-researched details that may rather be received simply by means of high priced and time-consuming searches of multi-volume treatises and the unique literature. themes coated extensive comprise: - guidance and constitution of diazo compounds - kinetics and mechanism of diazotizations - reactions of diazo compounds - functions in natural synthesis - steel complexes with diazonium and diazo compounds Many tables and response schemes in addition to copious literature citations make this ebook a hugely invaluable reference paintings for man made natural chemists, inorganic chemists, organometallic chemists and commercial chemists. Already to be had: quantity 1 of Diazo Chemistry masking fragrant and heteroaromatic compounds.

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Electrochemical Process Simulation III (Wit Transactions on by C. A. Brebbia, R. A. Adey

By C. A. Brebbia, R. A. Adey

Smooth applies a variety of electrochemical strategy to guard opposed to corrosion, to supply floor remedies, and to fabricate items. This ebook includes papers from the 3rd convention in this subject, which introduced jointly researchers, engineers and scientists to provide and speak about the cutting-edge of corrosion, corrosion comparable fracture and fatigue, and coating and deposition techniques.

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