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World History Sacred and Profane

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Presently, world history is a topic increasingly in the spotlight. Current talk of a global village reflects the world-wide intertwining of commerce and communication, but contrasts oddly with the complex problems historians encounter when...

The Rise of Non-Muslim Historiography in the Eighteenth Century

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume II : Transition and Transformation

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...After the emergence and consolidation of Ottoman historiography in the 16th century, the writing of general Ottoman history seemed, for a long time, to be the exclusive domain of Muslim chroniclers or Western scholars who tried to catch up...

Turning Points in Islamic Historical Practice

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...“Turning point” is not a formal concept but a metaphor; it suggests to us a moment, a particular place, when we cease to go along the same road we have been following and instead head off in some different direction. It is fair to ask how...

Redaction Criticism

David R. Law

Dr. David R. Law is Reader in Christian Thought in the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, at the University of Manchester. He is author of Inspiration (Continuum, 2001) and Briefly: Sartre's Existentialism and Humanism (SCM, 2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical–Critical Method : A Guide for the Perplexed

T&T Clark International, 2012

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...‘Redaction’ is another word for ‘editing’ and redaction criticism focuses on how the final authors or compilers of a biblical writing edited their materials so as to create a coherent text. Redaction criticism is thus the study of how...

Hannah Arendt

Marieke Borren

Marieke Borren is an assistant professor at the Open University, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Veronica Vasterling

Veronica Vasterling is an associate professor at the Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Thinkers

...Introduction As a German Jew who fled Germany in 1933 and a stateless refugee up to the moment that she received American citizenship in 1951, Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) lived through many of the events shaping European history in the first...

A New Reading on Authority and Guardianship (wilayah): Ayatollah Muhammad Mahdi Shamsuddin

Democratic Moments : Reading Democratic Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Islam categorically rejects dictatorship because it always leads to oppression, persecution, and uprising. Muhammad Mahdi Shamsuddin ,...

Conservatism in Turkey

Bekir Varoglu

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Mark Garnett

Mark Garnett is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Lancaster, UK. He is the author of The British Coalition Government, 2010–2015 (2016), Exploring British Politics, 4th Edition (2016) and Conservatism and Ideology (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simon Mabon

Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The Justice and Development Party (AK Party) is a conservative democratic mass party that situates itself at the center of the political spectrum . . . According to our notion of conservative...

East and West

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Common sense accepts as obvious that the present is the product of the past, and between the past and the present there is a causal correlation. Another obvious assumption follows from this supposition: the past would be the juvenile, more...

Herodotus, Histories

John Claughton

John Claughton is a former Chief Master at King Edward’s School, Birmingham, United Kingdom Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classic Texts in Context

...Introduction Ἡροδότου Ἁλικαρνησσέος ἱστορίης ἀπόδεξις ἥδε. These five Greek words (“Of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, this is the account of his enquiry”) are some of the most important written in ancient Greek, giving us the first appearance...

Source Criticism

David R. Law

Dr. David R. Law is Reader in Christian Thought in the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, at the University of Manchester. He is author of Inspiration (Continuum, 2001) and Briefly: Sartre's Existentialism and Humanism (SCM, 2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical–Critical Method : A Guide for the Perplexed

T&T Clark International, 2012

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...Source criticism is based on the presupposition that many biblical writings were constructed from earlier sources. For summaries of the methods employed by source criticism see Zimmermann, Neutestamentliche...