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Callebaut, Paul-Jacques

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Works: 70 works in 102 publications in 2 languages and 652 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history 
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 88 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 ecstasy
Shiites, followers of Ali ( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Describes the beliefs and depicts the activities of a minority among the Muslim groups, the Shiites, in Iran, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen. Contrasts their beliefs with those of the more numerous Sunnis
Rites et mystères au Proche-Orient : sur les traces d'Abraham by Nicole Callebaut( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in French and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Sunnis and the prohibited Mecca ( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Examines the Sunnis of Arabia, the guardians of orthodoxy and of the Kaaba. Describes the rites of hadj where 2 million pilgrims descend upon Mecca for several days
Nestorians and Syrians, primitive Christian churches ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"Evangelized by St. Thomas, the Christians of Mesopotamia and Persia spread as far as India and even China. Cut off from the West, these churches developed separately in seclusion and today seem to be the living testimony of an archaic Christianity"--Container
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- Hassidim, from ghettos to Zion ( visu )
in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
These strict followers of Judaism comply totally with the precepts of the Torah. Their activity is entirely devoted to the study of scriptures and to prayers
Today- a secret order the Druzes ( visu )
in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
A strict prohibition on divulging their doctrines and practices has always contributed to speculation of this political and religious sect, stemming from Islam and living around Mt. Lebanon. They are of mixed Syrian and Arabian origin and combine two religions
Today- from Jerusalem to Mecca ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The journey from Jerusalem to Mecca in present day Saudi Arabia shows the mingling and divergence of history and religion
A Secret order, the Druzes ( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Describes the religious beliefs and practices of the Druzes and depicts some of their rituals and customs
Today- Maronites, between flower and gun ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 20 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- a Biblical sect, the Samaritans ( visu )
in English and held by 19 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
Les mystérieux Druzes du Mont-Liban by Paul-Jacques Callebaut( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
From Jerusalem to Mecca ( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A look at the religious diversity found today in the Middle East, particularly in and around Jerusalem. Includes looks at the Samaritans, Hassidim, Christian hermits, Greek Orthodox, Christian Armenians, Coptics, Ethiopian Jews, African Christians and Muslims
A Biblical sect, the Samaritans ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 15 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
Maronites between flower and gun ( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 15 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
Les derniers Samaritains by Paul-Jacques Callebaut( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Hassidim, from ghettos to Zion ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Examines the Hassidim, strict followers of Judaism, who comply totally with the precepts of the Torah and whose activity is entirely devoted to the study of scriptures and prayers
Armenian diaspora ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 15 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
Eastern Orthodox, heirs of Byzantium ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 15 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
 
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English (29)
French (16)
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