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For Jewish Libraries, Marc Michaels talks about his recently published Sefer Tagin Fragments from the Cairo Genizah. In this volume Michaels transcribes and recreates fragments of arguably the earliest found manuscript of the manual for sofrim (scribes) concerning the decorative tagin (tittles) and 'strange' letter forms that adorn certain words in the Torah.

Guest Post

Susanne Kiepke-Ziemes über die Frage, ob Trauer aus systemischer Sicht überhaupt eine Krankheit darstellt und wie Systemiker*innen mit dieser Frage umgehen sollten.

Podcast

In this podcast, Dr. Mirella Klomp, of the Protestant Theological University, the Netherlands, discusses her book Playing On: Re-staging the Passion after the Death of God,, published by Brill, and talks about how the Passion has seeped out from the liturgy to the wider cultural domain, why its story remains so popular today, whether depicting Christ in conjunction with popular music and pursuits is disrespectful, and whose story the Passion really is.

Interview

On 15 October the Dutch academic publisher Brill published the translation of Prekmurje Slovene Grammar (in the original Hungarian: Vend nyelvtan), by Avgust Pavel, into English. This extensive linguistic study was translated and provided with scholarly annotations by the American linguist and professor of Slavic linguistics, Marc L. Greenberg, who also holds the titles of Corresponding Member of the Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts and Ambassador of Science and Scholarship of the Republic of Slovenia.

Guest Post

Es gibt fließende Übergänge zwischen systemischer Beratung, Therapie und Psychotherapie. Definitorisch und rechtlich gibt es wenig bis keine verlässlichen Unterscheidungskriterien. Tanja Kuhnert schreibt über Selbstvergewisserung, Selbstreflexion des eigenen Handelns und die Rolle systemtherapeutischen Wissens in unterschiedlichen Settings.

Interview

In celebration of relaunching the Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān Online (part of the larger Qur'anic Studies Online), we sat down with its new Editor-in-Chief, Johanna Pink. We discussed recent developments in the field of Quranic studies, as well as new directions the Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān will take in response to them.

Podcast

In this latest podcast episode, Dr. Diana Lange of Humboldt University, Germany, opens her book An Atlas of the Himalayas by a 19th Century Tibetan Lama: A Journey of Discovery published in Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library.

Interview

In recognition and celebration of the publication of Remembering May Fourth, we joined the book’s editor Carlos Yu-Kai Lin. We were fortunate to receive insight into the deep cultural and political history that arose from May Fourth and continues to influence Modern China.

Guest Post

Nach Abraham Vandenhoecks Tod brauchte seine Witwe jede Unterstützung, die sie finden konnte, um den Verlag zu erhalten. Diese fand sie vor allem in Carl Ruprecht, der als Lehrling im Verlag begonnen hatte und sich innerhalb kürzester Zeit zu einem äußerst fähigen Geschäftsführer mauserte.

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Wer war der Gründungsvater Vandenhoeck & Ruprechts 1735? Abraham Vandenhoeck prägte nicht nur den Verlag bis heute sondern auch die Anfänge der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.