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The Task of the Hebrew Translation

Reading into Othello’s Indian/Iudean Crux in the First Hebrew Translation

Eran Tzelgov

which case the pearl would refer to Christ. This reading, whether alluding to Herod or to Iscariot, carries obvious anti-Judaic or anti-Jewish undertones. Be it ‘Indian’ or ‘Iudean’, my main focus in this article is to examine the ways in which the crux

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Narratives of the Invisible

Autobiography, Kinship, and Alterity in Native Amazonia

Vanessa Elisa Grotti and Marc Brightman

and, perhaps more directly, in Pauline conversion testimony, the (auto)biography plays a central role in missionary practice. Dowdy’s (1963) Christ’s Witchdoctor , a sensational account of the conversion of a Waiwai shaman in neighboring Guyana, is

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Joseph Khoury

all kind of idolatries, of all that live among the Christians, and falsely profess the name of Christ, unto the most imperial and most invincible prince, Zuldan Murad Chan [Murad III], the most mighty ruler of the kingdom of Turkey, sole and above all

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Comics and Adaptation

Armelle Blin-Rolland, Guillaume Lecomte, and Marc Ripley

Appropriation (London: Routledge, 2006); Thomas Leitch, Film Adaptation and Its Discontents: From ‘Gone with the Wind’ to ‘The Passion of the Christ’ (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007); Deborah Cartmell and Imelda Whelehan, Screen Adaptation

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Translating Islam into Georgian

The Question of Georgian Muslim Identity in Contemporary Adjara

Ricardo Rivera

Easter, a Christian holiday marking the resurrection of Jesus Christ. After reading this first verse, the hoja interrupts himself with a clarification: ‘ qiameti is in actuality aghdgoma as well, you know. It's death and then rebirth.’ His

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Carl Plantinga

back, his body pierced by arrows, his arms splayed to the sides in an obvious reference to the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross. The film did very well at the box office, with a lifetime gross revenue of over $450 million, which led to a sequel

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Considerations on the Assassination of William Shakespeare

Richard Wilson

, le grand initié (Paris: Albin Michel, 2001); Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince, The Sion Revelation: The Truth about the Guardians of Christ’s Secret Bloodline (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2006), 413–26; Stuart Ferris, The Key to the Da Vinci Code

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Christine Regan

’, the salvific Communion wafer believed to contain the body of Christ. The ‘chilled dough’ of Harold’s body being placed in the crematorium incinerator is likened to loaves going into an oven but, unlike the bread he baked and Jesus Christ, Harold will

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Simone Fryer-Bovair

Plowman I.167–68): it was for our sins that Christ, sinless himself, died. The existence of sin in the universe increases the separation between man and God and is the basis on which the contemptus mundi topos is predicated: Love not the world, nor the

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An Intellectual Genealogy of the Revolt against “Esprit de Système”

From the Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Jeffrey D. Burson

. Humans’ ability to interpret nature as artists, scholars, and even magicians is in effect what unites the temporal and eternal orders. 21 Moreover, inasmuch as Ficino considered Christ as the archetype of ideal humanity, “the Savior,” he insists