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Callebaut, Paul-Jacques

Overview
Works: 70 works in 104 publications in 3 languages and 845 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Church history  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Film editor, Director, Illustrator
Classifications: BP189.2, 297
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Publications about Paul-Jacques Callebaut
Publications by Paul-Jacques Callebaut
Most widely held works by Paul-Jacques Callebaut
Dervishes, lovers of God ( visu )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Describes the Dervishes and the dance they have created called the Sama. Tells how these Muslim monks seek complete union with God as they transfix their bodies to reach mystic ecstacy
Shiites, followers of Ali by Nicole Saey( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
"The first dissidence within Islam, Shiism had been opposed to the authority of the Sunni caliphs and more generally to power of any kind"--Original container
A Secret order: the Druzes ( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Describes the religious beliefs and practices of the Druzes and depicts some of their rituals and customs
Sunnis and the prohibited Mecca ( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Discusses the beliefs of the largest sect in the Muslim world, the Sunnites, followers of Islam and fastidious interpreters of the Koran. Includes footage of a pilgrimage to Mecca
Hassidim, from ghettos to Zion ( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Looks at the faith and rituals of the Hassidim, and examines the historical and ethnic context in which this group has flourished. The Hassidim are presented as loving and zealous people, living within a close community. Includes scenes showing male infant circumcision, and the sacrifice of a lamb
Rites et mystères au Proche-Orient : sur les traces d'Abraham by Nicole Callebaut( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in French and Arabic and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Armenian diaspora ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Describes the Armenian Christians and the Egyptian Copts. Tells how Armenia was the first land to make Christianity a state religion and how the Armenian Christians set up their own independent and national church
A Biblical sect, the Samaritans ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Examines the Samaritans who for 3,000 years have refused to acknowledge the primacy of Jerusalem. Tells how they still honor the traditions of the Hebrews of the time of Moses
Eastern Orthodox, heirs of Byzantium ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Describes the Eastern Orthodox who hold a dominant position at the Holy Secpulchre. Tells how each year Greek pilgrims invade Jerusalem during Easter week
Nestorians and Syrians, primitive Christian churches ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Examines the Nestorian and Syrian Christian churches. Beginning in Mesopotamia and Persia, these churches later spread as far as India and even to China. Shows how these churches, cut off from the West, developed in seclusion and today seem to be the living testimony of an archaic Christianity
Du Sinaï a l'Euphrate : Samaritains, Assyriens, Druzes, Derviches, Hassidim by Paul-Jacques Callebaut( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Today- Maronites, between flower and gun ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Fighting against Byzantium and Islam, Christian populations in Syria took shelter in Mt. Lebanon. Cut off for centuries by their valleys, these mountain dwellers forged a communal and national identity which is today one of the major factors in the Lebanese conflict
Today- from Jerusalem to Mecca ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The journey from Jerusalem to Mecca in present day Saudi Arabia shows the mingling and divergence of history and religion
From Jerusalem to Mecca ( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Traces the journey which Abraham, the first of the prophets, made some 4,000 years ago from Jerusalem to Mecca
Maronites between flower and gun ( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Describes the tough mountain-dwelling Christian populations in Syria who took shelter on Mount Lebanon. Tells how they forged a communal and national identity while fighting against Byzantium and Islam and how they have become one of the major factors of the Lebanese conflict
From Mesopotamia to the Promised Land ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Traces the journey which Abraham, the first of the prophets, made some 4,000 years ago from Ur in Mesopotamia to Jerusalem in the Promised Land. Examines the religious diversity of the region, including looks at Christian sects in Turkey, Yezidis, Sufis, etc
Les mystérieux Druzes du Mont-Liban by Paul-Jacques Callebaut( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Abyssinians, sons of Solomon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Tells how Juda and Byzantium gave birth to the Abyssinian Church. Describes the sacred dances of the deacons which were inspired by those of David and are supposed to have been introduced following a visit by the Queen of Sheba to Solomon 3,000 years ago
Les derniers Samaritains by Paul-Jacques Callebaut( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Today-- Sunnis and the prohibited Mecca ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Guardian of orthodoxy, the Sunnis of Arabia are also guardians of the Kaaba, religious pole of Islam in Mecca. Every year, two million pilgrims walking in procession carry out for several days the rites of Hadj. This area is prohibited to all non-Moslims"--Container
 
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English (30)
French (18)
Arabic (1)
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