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G.W. Bowersock

G.W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient ­History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His latest book is The Crucible of Islam.
 (November 2019)

A Muslim family praying, Rockwood, Minnesota, 2003

The Voice of God

What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters

by Garry Wills

December 7, 2017 issue

‘The Creation of Adam and Eve’; Flemish school, seventeenth century

The Bible and the Perils of ‘Evolution’

The Good Book of Human Nature: An Evolutionary Reading of the Bible

by Carel van Schaik and Kai Michel

The Mediterranean World: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Napoleon

by Monique O’Connell and Eric R. Dursteler

Gottes Körper: Jüdische, christliche und pagane Gottesvorstellungen in der Antike [God’s Body: Jewish, Christian, and Pagan Conceptions of God in Antiquity]

by Christoph Markschies

October 27, 2016 issue

Sandro Botticelli: Saint Augustine in His Study, 1480

Money and Your Soul

The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity

by Peter Brown

May 21, 2015 issue

Frans Snyders: Three Monkeys Stealing Fruit, circa 1640

Please Pass the Blood

Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History

by Rachel Laudan

Cumin, Camels, and Caravans: A Spice Odyssey

by Gary Paul Nabhan

August 14, 2014 issue

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