Book Reviews Archive

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Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
Inside the Jihad – Teroris atau Tentara Tuhan?
Inside the Jihad – Teroris atau Tentara Tuhan?
Book title:Inside the Jihad – Teroris atau Tentara Tuhan?(Translation from; Inside the Jihad: My Life with Al Qaida)Author:Omar NasiriPublisher:Zahra Publishing House – JakartaJuly, 2007(568 pages; 16x24 cm.)  This book is a true story about a spy, Omar Nasiri. He is a Moroccan but was...
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
Women’s Reality  in The Dominant Male System
Women’s Reality in The Dominant Male System
Title : Women’s Reality: An Emerging Female System in a White Male Society.Author :Anne Wilson SchaefPublisher HarperCollins PublisherNew YorkAnne Wilson Schaef explains the condition of women within a dominant white male society Schaef  defines this white male system as, “the system in...
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
Philosophical Hermeneutics
Philosophical Hermeneutics
Title          :       Philosophical Hermeneutics Author     :         Hans Georg Gadamer ;  translated by David E. Linge Publisher  :        University of California Press, Berkeley, USA, 1976     This book actually is a collection of...
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
 Ritual: Perspectives and Dimensions
Ritual: Perspectives and Dimensions
Title          :      Author     :        Catherine Bell Publisher  :        Oxford University Press, New York, 1997 This book, as the author admitted in the preface, is the extension and continuation of her previous book, Ritual Theory, Ritual...
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
Word Studies in the New Testament (Volumes 1and 2)
Word Studies in the New Testament (Volumes 1and 2)
Writer: Marvin R. Vincent,D.D.Publisher:AGES Software, Albany,USA Version 2.0 1996, 1997New Testament commentaries are so numerous; many of them require some explanation. This book is an attempt in a field which, so far is not covered by any one book, though it has been carefully and ably...
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
Feminism on Ecofeminist Perspective
Feminism on Ecofeminist Perspective
Title                  : Ecofeminism and the Sacred Editor               : Carol J. Adams Publisher          : Continuum, New York Year                 : 1993 Before entering the discussion may be better to know the term...
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
Truth and Method
Truth and Method
Hans-Georg Gadamer The Continuum Publishing Company. New York, 2nd revised edition 1995 Hans-Georg Gadamer’s "Truth and Method" (Wahrheit und Methode, 1960) has as its major theme that truth cannot be adequately explained by scientific method, and that the true meaning of language...
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
Islam and Secular State
Islam and Secular State
A Book Review: ISLAM AND SECULAR STATEAbdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im By: Fuad Faizi Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im is an Islamic scholar who was born in 1946 in Sudan. He has been part of  Islamic reform movement in SudanIslam and Secular State was intended to shed a new light on what he means...
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
MUHAMMAD in the Hindu Scriptures
MUHAMMAD in the Hindu Scriptures
Author: DR. Ved Prakash UpaddhayTranslated to Bengali by: Prof. Ashit Kumar BandhopaddhayTranslated to English by: Muhammed AlamgirPublisher: A.S. Noordeen, Kuala Lumpur, 2004This book is actually a collection of four books. The first three of these books were originally written in Hindi as a...
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010
The Hermeneutical Spiral: a comprehensive introduction to Biblical interpretation
The Hermeneutical Spiral: a comprehensive introduction to Biblical interpretation
Grant R. Osborne Intervarsity Press, Downers Grove, Illinois This book serves as a response to scholars of the New Hermeneutic who advocate biblical interpretation as a “hermeneutical circle” in which the reader can never understand the true meaning nor intent of the author. Osborne...