By David T. Lamb

David T. Lamb examines not just the dynasty of Jehu in the narrative of two Kings, but in addition the wider context of the dynasties of Israel and Judah within the books of Kings and Samuel. Lamb discusses non secular elements of kingship (such as anointing, divine election, and prayer) in either the previous testomony and within the literature of the traditional close to East. He concludes that the Deuteronomistic editor, due to a deep drawback that leaders be divinely selected and obedient to Yahweh, sought to subvert the monarchical established order by way of shaping the Jehuite narrative to stress that dynastic succession disastrously fails to provide righteous leaders.

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By Frank Schimmelfennig, Stefan Engert, Heiko Knobel

Because the finish of the chilly conflict, Europe has been the degree of a large-scale venture of overseas socialization. eu neighborhood organisations reminiscent of the OSCE, the Council of Europe, NATO, and the ecu assumed the duty of inducting the transition international locations to the liberal-democratic criteria of the Western foreign group. How and while have Western agencies had an impression at the transformation of Europe? Why have they been profitable in a few international locations yet now not in others? How do we appropriately examine and theorize overseas socialization in Europe? In a comparative research of 9 international locations, the ebook assessments theoretical stipulations and mechanisms of foreign norm advertising and indicates that winning socialization has been because of the credible european and NATO club conditionality in addition to reasonable political expenditures of compliance for the objective governments.

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By Tal Ilan

The writer offers a lexicon of names utilized by Jews in Palestine in the course of the Hellenistic & early Roman interval. The publication presents instant info on all identified individuals of Jewish extraction from Palestine in this time. the writer comprises names from literary resources, in addition to these present in epigraphic & papyrological files. She discusses the provenance of the names and explains them etymologically. This paintings is written in English besides Greek and Hebrew languages.

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By Alain Fayolle

During this, the 3rd quantity of the instruction manual of analysis in Entrepreneurship schooling, prime overseas students discover the original features and wealthy number of study in entrepreneurship schooling. They undertake a number of various views, concentrating on key matters and important advancements within the box. this crucial instruction manual takes a global point of view on entrepreneurship schooling. The members spotlight the contextual measurement of entrepreneurship schooling and coaching, and supply powerful insights on how researchers and educators can examine from overseas perform variety. the amount covers a large choice of pedagogical pursuits and settings in entrepreneurship schooling when supplying a plurality of cultural and institutional issues of view. Compelling and insightful, this ebook will turn out to be of significant curiosity to entrepreneurship researchers, lecturers and scholars wishing to appreciate the original notions of entrepreneurship schooling and entrepreneurial studying. Executives in entrepreneurship supportive buildings also will locate this e-book a useful source. The spouse volumes, instruction manual of study in Entrepreneurship schooling, quantity 1: A normal standpoint and instruction manual of study in Entrepreneurship schooling, quantity 2: Contextual views examine the present alterations in entrepreneurship schooling on the paradigmatic, methodological and theoretical degrees and current the significance of cultural, institutional, nationwide and political contexts.

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By Isabel Iribarren;

The fourteenth-century controversy among the Dominican Durandus of St Pour?ain and his order performs a relevant function in explaining the later luck of Thomism. Durandus's self reliant procedure earned him censures from Dominican specialists, as he looked as if it would jeopardize the order's feel of doctrinal identification. via a detailed exam of the appropriate theological concerns, this e-book follows the process the debate to bare the numerous position which Franciscan theology performed within the Dominican interpretation of Aquinas. This demanding situations the general portrayal of early Thomists as a homogenous staff, because it finds the Franciscan contribution to the shaping of a Dominican highbrow culture.

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