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  • After Pluralismby Courtney Bender; Pamela E. Klassen

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    The contributors to this volume treat pluralism as a concept that is historically and ideologically produced or, put another way, as a doctrine that is embedded within a range of political, civic, and cultural institutions. Their critique considers how religious difference is framed as a problem that only pluralism can solve. Working comparatively... more...

  • Prolegomena to Religious Pluralismby Peter Byrne

    Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 110.00

    This book surveys the thesis that all religions are alike in referring and relating to a single, common transcendent and sacred reality. It treats this thesis as one in the philosophy of religion and systematically sets out its main philosophical strengths and weaknesses. The key to understanding and defending pluralism is argued to lie in a realist... more...

  • The Many Altars of Modernityby Peter L. Berger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book is the summation of many decades of work by Peter L. Berger. It outlines a new paradigm for understanding religion and pluralism in an age of multiple modernities. Along the way, Berger addresses a wide range of issues spanning individual faith, interreligious socieities, and the political order. The book also includes responses... more...

  • Handbook of Norse Mythologyby John Lindow

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 65.00

    Drawing on the latest scholarship, John Lindow, an internationally known authority on Norse mythology, covers the tales, their literary and oral sources, and their emergence into popular tradition, religion, and art. more...

  • The Golden Ruleby Jeffrey Wattles

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 32.99

    The golden rule , "Do to others as you would have others do to you," is widely assumed to have a single meaning, shared by virtually all the world's religions. It strikes the average person as intuitively true, though most modern philosophers reject it or recast it in more rational form. Wattles surveys the history of the golden rule and its spectrum... more...

  • Norse Mythologyby John Lindow

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 16.99

    Norse Mythology explores the magical myths and legends of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Viking-Age Greenland--outlining along the way the prehistoric tales and beliefs from these regions that have remained embedded in the imagination of the world. The book begins with an Introduction that helps put Scandinavian mythology in place in history,... more...

  • Gods and Myths of Northern Europeby H. Davidson

    Penguin Books Ltd 1990; US$ 15.98

    Surveys the pre-Christian beliefs of the Scandinavian and Germanic peoples. Provides an introduction to this subject, giving basic outlines to the sagas and stories, and helps identify the charachter traits of not only the well known but also the lesser gods of the age. more...

  • Meeting the Other in Norse Myth and Legendby John McKinnell

    Boydell & Brewer 2005; US$ 99.00

    Close examination of the significant theme of other-worldly encounters in Norse myth and legend, including giantesses, monsters and the Dead. more...

  • Stoic, Christian and Humanistby Gilbert Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book collects together four essays by the very well-known academic Gilbert Murray that were first presented between 1914 and 1939. The author seeks to present a statement of his profound belief in ethics and disbelief in revelational religions. The philosophy of this great thinker is accessibly written while it addresses deep questions of the... more...

  • Discourses on Religious Diversityby Professor Martin D Stringer; Dr Rebecca Catto; Professor Linda Woodhead

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 49.95

    Religious diversity is an ever present, and increasingly visible, reality in cities across the world. It is an issue of immediate concern to city leaders and members of religious communities but do we really know what ordinary members of the public, the people who live in the city, really think about it? Major news items, inter-religious violence... more...