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- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britain's most ancient counties are vividly retold by local storytellers David England and Tina Bilbe. Their origins lost in the oral tradition, these thirty stories from across Berkshire reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people. Berkshire has a rich and diverse collection... more...
- Atria Books 2013; US$ 26.00
The Ancestral Continuum is an extraordinary investigation into the spiritual and emotional legacies we inherit at our birth from our ancestors, and a powerful and revolutionary blueprint for transforming how we feel about ourselves. The book takes you on a journey to discover how humanity, throughout time and around the world, acknowledges loved... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
Mystical writing flourished between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries across Europe and in England, and had a wide influence on religion and spirituality. This volume examines a range of topics within the field. The Middle English mystics (Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, Walter Hilton, Richard Rolle) receive renewed attention, with significant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
Originally published 1867. This volume describes not only the basic tenets of the Sufis but also the Ahl i wahdat which was a branch of Sufism. The author?s use of a Persian manuscript treatise by ?Aziz bin Mohammed Nafasi? is an indispensable tool, particularly because the author did not merely translate it but gave a clearer and more succinct... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 10.14
In an acclaimed account of the terrifying figure said to haunt the desolate passes and summit of Britain's second highest mountain, this book takes on one of Scotland's most chilling unsolved mysteries. Throughout the years, countless climbers have either seen or sensed the presence of some extraordinary being in the misty wilderness of Ben MacDhui.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 88.95
Why have people from different cultures and eras formulated myths and stories with similar structures? What does this similarity tell us about the mind, morality, and structure of the world itself? Jordan Peterson offers a provocative new hypothesis that explores the connection between what modern neuropsychology tells us about the brain and what rituals,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
'Diane Purkiss ... insists on taking witches seriously. Her refusal to write witch-believers off as unenlightened has produced some richly intelligent meditations on their -- and our -- world.' - The Observer 'An invigorating and challenging book ... sets many hares running.' - The Times Higher Education Supplement more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
Myth and the Greatest Generation calls into question the glowing paradigm of the World War II generation set up by such books as The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw. Including analysis of news reports, memoirs, novels, films and other cultural artefacts Ken Rose shows the war was much more disruptive to the lives of Americans in the military... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
This fascinating guide to the history and mythology of woman-related symbols features: Unique organization by shape of symbol or type of sacred object 21 different sections including Round and Oval Motifs, Sacred Objects, Secular-Sacred Objects, Rituals, Deities' Signs, Supernaturals, Body Parts, Nature, Birds, Plants, Minerals,... more...