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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
In this collection of thought-provoking essays, a range of distinguished scientists and theologians, men and women, young and old, all with strong scientific training and deeply held religious beliefs, in the Judeao-Christian tradition, give their personal answers. They do not always agree, the views of each contributor being informed both by their... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 206.12
Hauptbeschreibung In dieser Darstellung wird die gesamte Geschichte Ägyptens in den Blick genommen: von ihren Anfängen bis zum Ende dieser Kultur, mit dem auch die Praxis der Religion der Pharaonen endete. Schon in frühen Zeiten hatte Ägypten Fremde und ihre Götter aufgenommen, vor allem Gottheiten syro-palästinischen Ursprungs. Neben den Griechen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
Under the auspices of top international commentators, The Freedom to do God's Will considers the global impact of fundamentalism on religious traditions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Mormonism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam. With special reference to human rights issues, women's rights and the influence of social factors, it brings a new dimension... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
Shamanism is one of the earliest and farthest-reaching magical and religious traditions, vestiges of which still underlie the major religious faiths of the modern world. The function of the shaman is to show his or her people the unseen powers behind the mere appearances of nature, as experienced through intuition, in trance states, or during ecstatic... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 68.95
The most striking feature of Wutong, the preeminent God of Wealth in late imperial China, was the deity's diabolical character. Wutong was perceived not as a heroic figure or paragon of noble qualities but rather as an embodiment of humanity's basest vices, greed and lust, a maleficent demon who preyed on the weak and vulnerable. In The Sinister Way,... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
At the close of the twentieth century the United States was, by all accounts, among the most religious of modern Western nations. Pillars of Faith describes the diversity of tradition and the commonality of organizational strategy that characterize the more than 300,000 congregations in the United States, arguing that they provide the social bonds,... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 108.00
This work is about nothing less than Genesis 1, or human creation. Humanity, the author argues, is created within the Priestly tradition as a replacement of God's divine community; human creation marks the decisive moment that God separates himself from other gods and institutes monotheism. more...