Publications

This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.

7 September 2015
In his new book, Peter-Ben Smit examines the role of the biblical canon in the work of several influential theologians.
Sextus Empiricus and Ancient Physics
27 August 2015
Keimpe Algra and Katerina Ierodiakonou's book offers a series of in-depth studies on Sextus Empiricus' Against the Physics.
Jan Jorrit Hasselaar en prof. dr. Peter-Ben Smit bieden het eerste exemplaar aan de patriarch  Bartholomeüs I aan.
11 June 2015
The book by Prof. Peter-Ben Smit and Jan Jorrit Hasselaar is based on the 'green patriarch' 's visit to the Netherlands in May 2014.
15 January 2015
Transformations of Religion and the Public Sphere is a new book about the myth of (liberal) secularism.
4 September 2014
In this book, the authors demonstrate how religious communities mistrusted each other, while also borrowing each other’s imageries and texts.
28 August 2014
In his new book Penance in Medieval Europe, 600-1200, Dr. Rob Meens sets the rituals of penance and confession in their social and historical contexts.
29 July 2014
Prof. Thijs Pollmann, professor emeritus of Linguistics at Utrecht University, worked on the translation since his retirement in 2004.
Transnational islam in interwar Europe - Amr Ryad and Götz Nordbruch
27 June 2014
A book by Ryad and Götzbruch about the transnational history of islamic intellectuals during the Interbellum.
The Cambridge Handbook of Human Dignity
10 April 2014
Several authors, amongst whom Marcus Düwell, explore definitions of human dignity in different societal and historical contexts.
Immanuel Kant
21 March 2014
In this project, six articles of Kant's 'Perpetual Peace' are adapted and reworked into a children's book.
Biblical Masculinities Foregrounded. Door Peter-Ben Smit
12 March 2014
This book brings together ten innovative studies on varieties of masculinity evidenced in several early Christian writings.
The Stoic Sage. By René Brouwer
21 February 2014
A reconstruction of a pivotal notion in Stoicism, starting from two extant Stoic definitions, 'knowledge of human and divine matters' and 'fitting expertise'.
Communicating Observations. Redactie: Dirk van Miert
13 January 2014
The case studies in this volume juxtapose instances of knowledge exchange across a variety of fields usually studied in isolation.
Klimaatengineering: hype, hoop of wanhoop? Door Monique Riphagen Frans Brom
16 December 2013
With this report, the Rathenau Institute wants to contribute to the political and societal debate about climate engineering in the Netherlands.
The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine
8 November 2013
This book is a ground-breaking international and interdisciplinary enterprise on the impact of the thought and work of Augustine of Hippo (AD 354 - 430).

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