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For lust of knowing

Robert Irwin

For lust of knowing

the orientalists and their enemies

by Robert Irwin

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle East specialists.,
  • Orientalism.,
  • Asianists.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Irwin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS61.85 .I79 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination409 p. ;
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22750709M
    ISBN 109780140289237

      For lust of knowing what should not be known We take the Golden Road to Samarkand." The "lust of knowing" mentioned in these lines provides the core of the case that the British novelist and scholar Robert Irwin makes for the Orientalists, a tribe of many different peoples from various European nations who turned their attention to studying the. For Lust of Knowing is an extraordinary, passionate book, both a sustained argument and a brilliant work of original scholarship. Вход Войти на сайт.

    In For Lust of Knowing, the culmination of that lifetime's devotion, he makes the definitive case for the Orientalists. Irwin charts the origins of Orientalism - in this case, the study of the Middle and near East - and its foremost practitioners, from Ancient Greece up to the present day. That is right. That is a good place for him to focus. The book of Hebrews — the entire book — was written to help us persevere to the end in faith and obedience. Hebrews gets in our face when we play the victim card and pretend we have no resources against the powers of sin. Esau’s Folly. Let’s put the text that concerns him in front of us.

    What if You Matter without the hair and make-up, without the ripped muscles and toned body, without the job title, without the perfect relationship, without the car, the house and the yearly holiday!. What if you Matter just because of your uniqueness? So many people are trying to live up to some ideal of how life should look especially nowadays with so many lifestyles to aspire to and people.   This is the book that balances our lust for knowing with the freedom of not needing to know at all!" —Richard Rohr, OFM, author of Radical Grace and Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer.


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