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- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 16.07
Hauptbeschreibung Religion und Ethik sind nicht selten Gegenstand von Angeboten in der Erwachsenenbildung. Sie dienen als Herausforderung zur Selbstklärung und bieten Raum zur Beteiligung am Zeitgespräch. Dieser REPORT arbeitet die Dimensionen von Religion und Ethik in einer Verbindung aus Reflexion und Praxisbezug heraus. Dabei wird insbesondere... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 77.00
Hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure are part of a mysterious world of African American spirituality that has long captured the popular imagination. These magical beliefs and practices have figured in literary works by such authors as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Ishmael Reed, and they have been central to numerous films, such as The Skeleton Key. Written... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00
From the Dalit midwives in India to the women of the Nahua region in the state of Morelos, Mexico, from the indigenous nations in Turtle Island in Canada to the shamans (male and female) of South Korea and Vietnam, there are still many vital indigenous cultures around the world in which women often hold positions of religious authority and leadership.||Women... more...
- Travelers'' Tales 2010; US$ 24.00
Any attempt at peace must be attended by a knowledge of self,” discovers writer and photographer Mikkel Aaland, who grew up with a bomb shelter for a bedroom, in terror of nuclear war. At the height of the Cold War, Aaland finds himself drawn into a mysterious Shinto priest’s plan to save the world. Traveling from Norway to the Philippines,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 59.99
Ananda Abeysekara contends that democracy, along with its cherished secular norms, is founded on the idea of a promise deferred to the future. Rooted in democracy's messianic promise is the belief that religious& mdash;political identity-such as Buddhist, Hindu, Sinhalese, Christian, Muslim, or Tamil& mdash;can be critiqued, neutralized, improved,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 174.99
An edition of selected letters by (and in some cases to) Sir J. G. Frazer (1854-1941), the eminent anthropologist and historian of religion, and author of The Golden Bough. It offers an invaluable insight into British intellectual life at the turn of the century, and also illuminates the composition, and reception, of The Golden Bough itself. - ;This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This exciting new book is a detailed examination of pilgrimages in Japan, including the meanings of travel, transformation, and the discovery of identity through encounters with the sacred, in a variety of interesting dimensions in both historical and contemporary Japanese culture, linked by the unifying theme of a spiritual quest. Several fascinating... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 32.34
Hauptbeschreibung Was Schülerinnen und Schüler im Religionsunterricht erleben, ist mehr, als biblische Geschichten zu hören und anschließend ein Bild zu malen. Damit Religionsunterricht mehr sein kann, bedarf es nicht nur fachlich, sondern auch methodisch kompetenter Lehrkräfte. Dieser Erkenntnis trägt seit Erscheinen das Methodische Kompendium... more...
- Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 49.99
The author has been a leader in renewing philosophical respect for the idea that moral obligation may be founded on the command of God. This is a collection of his essays, two of them previously unpublished. more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 247.00
Bringing together Hiltebeitel's major essays on the the Mah?bh?rata, the R?m?ya?a, and the south Indian cults of Draupad? and K?tt???avar along with new articles written especially for this collection, this two volume work offers a comprehensive re-reading of the Indian epic tradition by the foremost scholar in Indian epic studies today. more...