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The Edinburgh Companion to Gothic & the Arts
/ Punter, D. (ed) 492 p. Edinburgh UP, 2019.
The first book to relate Gothic to the arts, from architecture, painting and sculpture, through music, ballet, opera and dance, and the literary arts, to installation art and the graphic novel
Buddhism and Monotheism/ Harvey, Peter. 75 p. (Elements in Religion and Monotheism) Cambridge UP, 2019:08.
ISBN: 9781108731379 pap \2,934
This Element explores ideas on trans-polytheism and Nirvana, along with overlaps in Buddhist and monotheist ideas and practices, the development of more theist-like ideas in Mahayana Buddhism, Buddhist critiques of the idea of a creator God, and some contemporary Buddhist views and appreciations of monotheisms.
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A Language of Things: Emanuel Swedenborg and the American Environmental Imagination / Zuber, Devin P
(Studies in Religion and Culture)
224 p. Virginia UP, 2019:11.
ISBN:9780813943510 pap \4,808
By tracing the ways that Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Muir, and Sarah Orne Jewett, among others, variously responded to Swedenborg, Zuber illuminates the complex dynamic that came to unfold between the religious, the literary, and the ecological. A Language of Things situates this dynamic within some of the recent "new materialisms" of environmental thought, showing how these earlier authors anticipate present concerns with the other-than-human in the Anthropocene