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REVIEW: Jewish Culture and Society in North Africa

(Reposted from Intertwined Worlds) Jewish Culture and Society in North Africa. Edited by Emily Benichou Gottreich and Daniel J. Schroeter. Bloomington Indiana University Press, 2011. pp. 372. Reviewed by Aomar Boum There are few classic edited works on Jewish-Muslim relations, Jewish Culture and Society in North Africa could be one not only because of its … Continue reading

Two thought-provoking new introductions to religion

The Religion Toolkit A Complete Guide to Religious Studies John Morreall & Tamara Sonn 978-1-4051-8246-1 | November 2011 | Paperback | 376 pages “The Religion Toolkit is a unique one-stop resource. Morreall and Sonn’s toolkit will prove essential for all (students, media, policymakers and the general public) who want to understand religions and their impact … Continue reading

BOOKS: ‘Atheist Delusions’ reviewed

Hart, David Bentley, Atheist Delusions, Yale University Press, London / New Haven, CT £19.99 Hardback: ISBN 978-0-300-11190-3 Review by Matthew Feldman, University of Northampton The battle has finally been joined. For Atheist Delusions is the frontal counter-attack that intelligent persons of faith have been long awaiting. Poor arguments against belief are simply swatted away (e.g. … Continue reading

BOOKS: Stolen Bibles

By Roland Boer Roland Boer is a research fellow at Monash University, and the author of ‘Rescuing the Bible‘. Apart from writing books, he loves to travel by ship when he can and cycle as far and as long as possible. I would like to paint a landscape – the contemporary religious landscape. What does … Continue reading