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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00
The Chinese and Tibetan traditions value biography as a primary historiographical and literary genre. This volume analyses biographies as texts, taking seriously the literary turn in historical and religious studies and applying some of its insights to an understudied but central corpus of material in Chinese and Tibetan religion. more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2013; US$ 14.01
Hauptbeschreibung Alleinerziehende Mütter und Väter haben es nicht leicht: Sie überwinden große Hürden, um Beruf und Familie unter einen Hut zu bringen, und erfahren verhältnismäßig wenig Unterstützung durch Gesellschaft und Staat. Dabei gehen sie oft bis an ihre persönlichen Belastungsgrenzen. Trotzdem schaffen es die meisten - aus eigener Kraft... more...
- Quest Books 2012; US$ 17.95
Faith Beyond Belief gives a much-needed voice to the ?good? people who have left their church but whose spirituality continues to mature. Johnston uses first-person stories as well as known spiritual authorities in describing various stages of religious growth. Some of these real-life accounts are by nonbelievers; others are by those among the growing... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 90.00
Greek and Roman mythology has fascinated people for more than two millennia, and its influence on cultures throughout Europe, America, North Africa, and the Middle East attests to the universal appeal of the stories. This title examines the best-known figures of Greek and Roman mythology together with the great works of classic literature. more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The want of an interesting work on Greek and Roman mythology, suitable for the requirements of both boys and girls, has long been recognized by the principals of our advanced schools. The study of the classics themselves, even where the attainments of the pupil have rendered this feasible, has not been found altogether successful in giving to the student... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00
According to many scholars, ancient Greece and Rome provided the foundations of Western culture. More than two millennia later, myths of both civilizations are still being studied for their rich storytelling and insight into the cultures that spawned them. This title illuminates the mythology at the core of those civilizations' beliefs. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 21.00
This study explains how the myths of Greece and Rome were transmitted from antiquity to the Renaissance. Luc Brisson argues that philosophy was ironically responsible for saving myth from historical annihilation. Although philosophy was initially critical of myth because it could not be declared true or false and because it was inferior to argumentation,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 114.95
The phenomenon of "sacred text" has undergone radical deconstruction in recent times, reflecting how religion has broken out of its traditional definitions and practices, and how current literary theories have influenced texts inside the religious domain and beyond. Reading Spiritualities presents both commentary and vivid examples of this... more...