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Political forces are pressing British National Fisheries scientist Alfred Jones into helping a wealthy Yemeni sheikh introduce salmon fishing to his home wadi. Jones is a man of reason and logic, yet he is emotionally stunted and unsure of himself.

BookMarks

Michael Bérubé, professor of literature at Penn State University, does not deny that there is a liberal bias in American higher education, as charged by conservative ideologues like David Horowitz.

A shared history

Since the end of the cold war, the status of Islam as a rival to “the West” has been fodder for scholarly analysis and popular deliberation.

The Oxford History of Christian Worship

Any addition to Oxford University Press’s rich treasury of companions, dictionaries and comprehensive histories is an event of note. Indispensable resources for generations of scholars and religious professionals, these volumes can be relied on for their readability and thoroughness.