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  • Hestia – Goddess of the Hearthby Janet Bubar Rich

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book honors Hestia, the goddess of the hearth. It fills the gaping void in exclusive scholarship on Hestia and explores her as a pop culture icon in a quest to grasp her relevance for people today. Thinking about Hestia as an archetype of focus and centeredness may offer soulful refuge from the e-chatter overload that people face in their daily... more...

  • Ovids verkehrte Exilweltby Simone Seibert

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    This book reveals the literary ways in which Ovid dealt with his exile. It develops the self-portrait of a masterful poet whose individualism seems to presage modernity, and shows how Ovid makes creative use of mythic figures in order to locate his own cultural identity. He creates a tableau of an upside-down world of exile, in which he... more...

  • Meta-Religionby James W. Laine

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Whereas many textbooks treat the subject of world religions in an apolitical way, as if each religion were a path for individuals seeking wisdom and not a discourse intimately connected with the exercise of power, James W. Laine treats religion and politics as halves of the same whole, tracing their relationship from the policies of Alexander the Great... more...

  • Daryush Shayegan interkulturell gelesenby Afsaneh Gächter

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 7.52

    Der iranische Indologe und Philosoph Daryush Shayegan, geboren 1935 in Teheran/Iran, setzt nach dem Besuch der französischen Saint-Louis-Schule in Teheran seine Gymnasialzeit im Badingham College in England fort. Anschließend studiert er in Genf Politikwissenschaften und Philosophie. Er entdeckt dabei bald sein Interesse für indische Religionen und... more...

  • Ojiseby Baba Ifa Karade

    Red Wheel Weiser 1996; US$ 9.95

    Ojise: Messenger of the Yoruba Tradition is a journal of the day-to-day activities and rituals that Karade encountered in his quest for priesthood in the Yoruba religion. Embedded in this journal are the very emotions, ideas and changes in his psyche-and the healing of soul - that occured on this journey. Karade explains the significance of the... more...

  • The Big Bang, the Buddha, and the Baby Boomby Wes "Scoop" Nisker

    Stone Bridge Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Hang on for a wild journey through the political and spiritual adventures of the baby-boom generation more...

  • Opening Pandora's Boxby Ferdie Addis

    Michael O' Mara Books 2010; US$ 9.99

    We regularly employ classically-derived expressions in our everyday language, yet many of us have little understanding of the origin of these common phrases. This title offers a look at the stories behind the expressions. It provides an introduction to classical mythology, and also offers insights into our language. more...

  • Was tun, sprach Zeusby Gerhard Wagner

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 22.55

    Vom Frühstück mit Cerealien bis zum Abend, wenn wir wieder in Morpheus? Arme sinken: Die Antike ist allgegenwärtig. Die Mythen, der Alltag und die Taten historischer Persönlichkeiten haben in unserer Sprache überlebt. Wer heute Augiasställe ausmistet, einen Gordischen Knoten durchschlägt oder den Rubikon überschreitet, wandelt auf den Spuren von Herakles,... more...

  • Was tun, sprach Zeusby Gerhard Wagner

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 22.55

    Vom Frühstück mit Cerealien bis zum Abend, wenn wir wieder in Morpheus? Arme sinken: Die Antike ist allgegenwärtig. Die Mythen, der Alltag und die Taten historischer Persönlichkeiten haben in unserer Sprache überlebt. Wer heute Augiasställe ausmistet, einen Gordischen Knoten durchschlägt oder den Rubikon überschreitet, wandelt auf den Spuren von Herakles,... more...