An Aramaic Wisdom Text From Qumran: A New Interpretation Of by Henryk Drawnel Sdb

By Henryk Drawnel Sdb

The $64000 theoretical size of this e-book is the refinement of the idea that of the sojourner take into consideration the migrants' cost levels. even though the sociological which means of the sojourner vis-a-vis settler has now not been sufficiently mentioned within the social medical sector, the starting to be value of sojourning foreigners shouldn't be overlooked. a part of the publication illustrates the attribute styles of inhabitants hobbies from Japan to Australia through analysing statistical info. the end result from the wide examine, together with extensive fieldwork carried out in Melbourne, portrays the individuality of the japanese neighborhood dwelling there. This paintings will give a contribution to sociology of migration and cultural trade programme and multi-national company that seeks to higher comprehend the unavoidable transformation on the subject of quite a few styles of overseas migration and the emergence of recent different types of city ethnicity.

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Consecration of Images and Stupas in Indo-Tibetan Tantric by Yael Bentor

By Yael Bentor

The current paintings is an research of the Indo-Tibetan ritual for consecrating pictures, "stupas," books and temples. it truly is in line with an intensive exam of the correct Tibetan textual fabric contained in Tantras, commentaries, ritual manuals and explanatory works on consecration. As rituals are supposed to be played, this textual examine is mixed with observations of performances and interviews with performers. The ebook opens with a basic dialogue of yes rules of tantric rituals and the rules of Indo-Tibetan consecration. the most half makes a speciality of a particular functionality of the ritual in a Tibetan monastery situated within the Kathmandu Valley. This quantity contributes to the usually overlooked box of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist rituals. it's excited by the sacred nature of items for worship in addition to with the most Buddhist tantric transformation right into a selected tantric Buddha.

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The Pesher Nahum Scroll from Qumran: An Exegetical Study of by Shani Berrin

By Shani Berrin

The underlying premise of this research is the shut courting among Pesher Nahum (4Q169) and its biblical base-text. old and literary issues, in addition to theological, sociological, halakhic, textual, and linguistic facts, are tested by way of their exegetical capabilities. This variation contains a transcription and translation of 4QpNah, with textual notes. The remedy of 4QpNah follows the common department of the extant textual content into 5 thematic literary sections, or "pericopes," each one including a chain of "lemma/pesher units." for every pericope, proposed ancient contextualizations are evaluated at the foundation of exegetical standards. "Equivalents" are "mapped" for every unit, such that specific components of every lemma are aligned with corresponding parts from the biblical base-text. a spotlight upon "lemma/pesher correspondence" offers the framework for systematic exegetical research of 4QpNah.

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I culti orientali in Sicilia by Giulia Sfameni Gasparro

By Giulia Sfameni Gasparro

Oriental cults right here discussed–the Alexandrian, the Phrygian, and the Neo-Persian–are in demand within the Roman Empire, and for his or her diffusion Sicily geographically and traditionally has specific significance. a few a long time in the past pioneer experiences have been undertaken via Ciaceri and velocity. those at the moment are supplemented and outmoded via a punctiliously documented and profusely illustrated monograph, welcome as a scientific research of all of the present facts.

The bulk of the ebook clearly offers with the Egyptian gods. Out of 358 catalogued goods 304 are Egyptian-and of the twenty-three additions within the Appendix just about all relate to Ptah, an visible favorite within the geographical region round Etna because the Nilotic counterpart of Vulcan. approximately one-third of the creation (Chapters I-IV) and Plates LXI-CXXII are dedicated to Cybele and Attis, Sabazius, Mithras, and Dea Syria. The primary curiosity is indicated by way of the frontispiece, a bas-relief of Isis and Serapis, hitherto unpublished.

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Sabrina Soto home design : a layer-by-layer approach to by Sabrina Soto

By Sabrina Soto

A uncomplicated, step by step layout approach from well known HGTV character and objective kind specialist Sabrina Soto

People wish their houses to appear the best way they do of their imaginations—beautiful colours, fashionable furnishings, and tasty lights, with abundant garage for all their stuff. the object that stands among most householders and the house layout they dream of is the shortcoming of an easy, powerful adorning method. they've got the tips, yet they're hungry for the ''''how.'''' during this obtainable layout handbook, Sabrina Soto is helping you understand your layout visions one step at a time.

In Sabrina Soto domestic Design, each one bankruptcy represents one adorning ''''layer,'''' akin to colour or furniture. Following in addition to the chapters , you are going to construct a layout part by means of part. filled with valuable and time-tested information and shortcuts like these Sabrina positive factors on her television indicates and site, the booklet additionally indicates you the way to economize, time, and energy with out sacrificing style.

  • The technique works for any room, or for a complete condo, and applies to any adorning style
  • Sabrina's high-energy strategy and let's-make-this-fun perspective make the publication either informative and entertaining
  • Sabrina is considered one of TV's hottest famous person designers, showing on Extreme Makeover domestic Edition, The High-Low venture, Get It Sold!, Bang in your Buck, Real property Intervention, and HGTV'd.

Sabrina Soto domestic Design provides an easy-to-follow technique that brings your individual adorning rules to lifestyles to create a beautiful, customized domestic design.

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Tibetan Songs Of Realization: Echoes From A by Victoria Sujata

By Victoria Sujata

Among such a lot other kinds of Tibetan literature, the style of mgur (songs of religious consciousness) stands proud for his or her startingly and surprisingly honest descriptions of internal suggestions, emotions and experiential wisdom. This e-book is the 1st statement in Western literature at the accumulated mgur of 1 of the nonetheless mostly unknown masters, the Tibetan student and siddha Skal ldan rgya mtsho (1606-1677). Dr. Sujata convincingly offers with Skal ldan rgya mtsho either as a particular determine in non secular background and as an writer, illustrating her issues with quite a few translations given along the unique Tibetan of his Mgur 'bum (Collected Songs of non secular Experience). She additionally offers the reader with a complete review of his Gsung 'bum (Collected Writings), broad bibliographies and a discography. With a different CD containing the author's personal recordings of his songs as they're nonetheless sung this present day.

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Arts and Crafts Style by Isabelle Anscombe

By Isabelle Anscombe

The humanities and Crafts movement
flowered within the 1870s and 80s as a
reaction to the ornamental excesses of
the mid-nineteenth century. At its
heart used to be a look for a go back to
simplicity, quiet good looks and honesty
of building. there is not any single
recognisable variety that represents
Arts and Crafts an inside may well be
exotic and important, with rich
colours and styles, or homely and
plain, so long as it adhered to the
Arts and Crafts perfect of hand
craftsmanship. The craft workshops
and guilds, created in idealized
imitation in their medieval
counterparts, produced furnishings and
textiles, metalwork and ceramics
which raised the prestige of such
objects from minor household
articles to the ornamental arts.
Arts & Crafts sort is a richly
illustrated survey of this middle-class
revolution in aesthetic style, which
draws jointly its many different
strands and appears specifically at
how the fashion was once interpreted
internationally, all through Europe
and America.
Introduction 7
PART ONE
Coherence Out of Chaos
The look for a brand new sort 1 three • the alternative of Gothic 21
Stained Glass 34 William Morris 36 • Morris and corporate 38
The Victorian worry of Chaos forty three • The Martin Brothers 47
William Burges 48
PART TWO
The Exploration of Arts and Crafts Ideals
A New Gospel is unfold fifty three • The paintings Chair sixty eight • C. R. Ashhee 70
Entertainment seventy two • inner most Presses seventy four • Gustav Stickley 76
An Eclectic variety seventy nine • E. W. Godwin ninety Christopher wardrobe 91
Louis convenience Tiffany 94
PART THREE
The Popularization of the Movement
The Refinement of the fashion ninety nine • C F. A. Voysey 112
Gimson and the Barnsleys 1 14 - Wallpapers 1 sixteen • Carpets 120
Metalworlc 123 • A Middle-class Enthusiasm one hundred twenty five • lights 135
The Hospitable Board 1 38 • Tiles one hundred forty The Nursery 142
Illustrators 146 • The Benediction of excellent flavor 149
Embroidery one hundred fifty five • American Ceramics 156 • Eashion 158
Jewellery 162
PART FOUR
Into the 20 th Century
New Departures 167 • Charles Rennie waterproof coat 176
josef Hoffmann and the Wiener Werkstdtte 180
Richard Riemerschmid 182 • Textiles 184
A moment new release translates the fashion 187
Frank Lloyd Wright 196 • Greene and Greene 201
Garden layout 202
PART FIVE
The carrying on with impact of the Movement
The glossy flow is Born 209 a continual Legacy 215
British Artist-Potters 224
Bibliography 226
Acknowledgements 229
Index 230

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