In der Reihe werden herausragende monographische Untersuchungen und Sammelbände zu allen Aspekten der Philosophie Kants veröffentlicht, ebenso zum systematischen Verhältnis seiner Philosophie zu anderen philosophischen Ansätzen in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Veröffentlicht werden Studien, die einen innovativen Charakter haben und ausdrückliche Desiderate der Forschung erfüllen. Die Publikationen repräsentieren den aktuellsten Stand der Forschung.
Renaissance Drama in Action: Martin White
Die Renaissance des Genres des Arcade-Boxens steht bevor. Dieses brandneue Spiel wird vom selben Team entwickelt, das auch das preisgekrönte Fight Night Round 3 geschaffen hat, und bietet gnadenlosen Spaß; mitreißendes Gameplay und atembera
Glasnost in Action (Routledge Revivals):Cultural Renaissance in Russia Alec Nove
We live in dark times. Christians wonder: Are the best days of the Christian faith behind us? Has modernity made Christian thought irrelevant and impotent? Is society beyond all hope of redemption and renewal? In Renaissance, Os Guinness declares no. Throughout history, the Christian faith has transformed entire cultures and civilizations, building cathedrals and universities, proclaiming God´s goodness, beauty and truth through art and literature, science, and medicine. The Christian faith may similarly change the world again today. The church can be revived to become a renewing power in our society - if we answer the call to a new Christian renaissance that challenges darkness with the hope of Christian faith. In this hopeful appeal for cultural transformation, Guinness shares opportunities for Christians, on both local and global levels, to win back the West and to contribute constructively to the human future. Hearkening back to similar pivotal points in history, Guinness encourages Christians in the quest for societal change. Each chapter closes with thought-provoking discussion questions and a brief, heart-felt prayer that challenges and motivates us to take action in our lives today. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Neenan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/020646/bk_adbl_020646_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Italy faced a number of catastrophes in the long sixteenth century. This economic and demographic history follows the consequences of these catastrophes - the action of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse - War, Famine and Plague, all followed by Death.
This book investigates the actions of marriage tribunals by analyzing the richest source of marriage suits extant in Italy, those of the Venetian ecclesiastical tribunal, between 1420 and the opening of the Council of Trent. It offers a strongly representative overview of the changes the Council introduced to centuries-old marriage practices, relegating it to the realm of marginality and deviance and nearly erasing the memory of it altogether. From the eleventh century onward, the Church assured itself of a jurisdictional monopoly over the matter of marriage, operating both in concert and in conflict with secular authorities by virtue of marriages civil consequences, the first of which regarded the legitimacy of children. Secular tribunals were responsible for patrimonial matters between spouses, though the Church at times inserted itself into these matters either directly, by substituting itself for the secular authority, or indirectly, by influencing Rulings through their own sentences. Lay magistratures, for their part, somewhat eroded the authority of ecclesiastical tribunals by continuing to exercise autonomous jurisdiction over marriage, especially regarding separation and crimes strictly connected to the nuptial bond and its definition, including adultery, bigamy, and rape. Cecilia Cristellon is Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Konstanz University, Germany and Research Fellow in Early Modern History in the Cluster of Excellence on The Formation of Normative Orders in Frankfurt am Main.
With eloquent words and a sweeping vision, Starhawk evokes a spirit that calls us to recognize the sacredness of all life - including the Earth itself. In Magic, Vision, and Action, this foremost voice in today´s pagan renaissance and author of the best seller The Spiral Dance opens the gateway to an expanded and socially engaged Earth-based spirituality. Magic, Starhawk says, is created when we learn how to change consciousness. This is the key to accessing the wisdom needed to reverse the current environmental crisis and reclaim our sacred relationship with the Earth. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Starhawk. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/true/000920/sp_true_000920_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Shakespeare is the leading playwright - and probably the leading writer - in Western civilization. His works are one of the greatest achievements of the human mind and spirit. And yet, for far too many of us, they remain a closed book. Why? Professor Saccio is well suited in these 16 lectures to bring you back into Shakespeare´s world and tune you into what he calls ´´Shakespeare´s wavelength.´´ As you hear him effortlessly deliver heretofore impenetrable language with the proper meter, emphasis, intonation, and emotion, you´ll experience the pleasure that comes with true mastery. Professor Saccio also prepares you to read or watch the plays by orienting you to Shakespeare´s use of multiple plots, lines of action, and the sometimes outmoded forms of human behavior (such as courtship in Elizabethan England) that arise in his plays. Shakespeare was acutely aware of the importance of history - and not just of events but of ideas. You´ll see how his tragedies and histories are meditations on the changing world around him and of the eternal issues of character and human nature. You´ll journey into a world where actions and ideas intersect and raise profound and unexpected questions, such as how Richard III could be both a classic villain and a Renaissance figure, and whether a man such as Coriolanus can be a hero without a cause or a country. To read Shakespeare is to take a daunting journey into a perpetually undiscovered country that reinvents itself with every visit. But with these lectures, it will become a familiar pleasure. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Saccio. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tcco/000268/bk_tcco_000268_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.