One day when he might have been some ten or twelve weeks in jail, and when he had been trying to read and had not been able to release even the imaginary people of the book
from the Marshalsea, a footstep stopped at his door, and a hand tapped at it.
CELEBRATING Valentine's Day means resembling or imitating the pagan Romans, then the Christian People of the Book
in their imitation of the Romans in something that was not part of their religion.
People of the Book
: An Interfaith Dialogue About How Jews, Christians and Muslims Understand Their Sacred Scriptures
President, because evangelicals are people of the book
," Huckabee said in response.
SLAUGHTERING BY THE PEOPLE OF THE BOOK
The basic rule regarding the food and meat of the People of the Book
is that it is Halal.
American Jews may know that somehow they are the people of the book
but they don't know what book is being referred to.
There is a strangeness to being the People of the Book
in the Age of Twitter.
Our book clubs are still Partners in the Library of congress' center for the Book and in the past year of our new address, we've been thrilled to talk online with authors Annie Barrows, coauthor of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society; Geraldine Brooks, who wrote People of the Book
; and more.
People of the Book
masterfully combines history and contemporary science with historical tales of 500 years of Jewish survival in Europe.
He praises the protected status of "the People of the Book
" (the dhimmi), but doesn't mention that this was a decidedly second-class citizenship.
For the 'people of the Book
' buildings unfold and tell stories, like the five pages of Hecker's Duisburg community centre (AR March 2000) which can also be read as the five books of the Torah, or five fingers of an open hand.
However, he also emphasizes themes of Islam not as well known to Americans: its diversity, its tendency towards an "orthopraxy," its inherent respect for Judaism and Christianity (as "people of the book
"), its lack of an institutional hierarchy, its geography as encompassing more than the Middle East, and its tendency not to separate religion and politics.