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  • Old Norse Religion in Long-Term Perspectivesby Anders Andren; Kristina Jennbert

    Nordic Academic Press 2006; US$ 67.99

    Consisting of more than 70 papers written by scholars concerned with pre-Christian Norse religion, the articles discuss subjects such as archaeology, art history, historical archaeology, history, history of ideas, theological history, literature, onomastics, Scandinavian languages, and Scandinavian studies. The interdisciplinary aim of the book brings... more...

  • World Religions and Multiculturalismby Eliezer Ben-Rafael; Yitzhak Sternberg

    BRILL 2010; US$ 141.00

    This book is about new forms of religious activities emerging in the context of their dialectic relations with contemporary multicultural realities. World religions are effectively a major agent of the multiculturalization of contemporary societies. However, multiculturalism pushes them not only toward change but also toward new conflicts. more...

  • After Pluralismby Courtney Bender; Pamela E. Klassen

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Children and Childhood in World Religionsby Don S. Browning; Marcia J. Bunge

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 32.95

    Through both the scholarly introductions and the primary sources, this comprehensive volume addresses a range of topics, from the sanctity of birth to a child?s relationship to evil, showing that issues regarding children are central to understanding world religions and raising significant questions about our own conceptions of children today. more...

  • Prolegomena to Religious Pluralismby Peter Byrne

    Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 106.00

    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...

  • Gods and Myths of Northern Europeby H. Davidson

    Penguin Books Ltd 1990; Not Available

    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...

  • Tolerance, Intolerance and Respectby Jan Dobbernack; Tariq Modood

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    Across European societies, pluralism is experienced in new and challenging ways. Our understanding of what it means for societies to be accepting of diversity has to therefore be revisited. This volume seeks to meet this challenge with perspectives that consider new dynamics towards tolerance, intolerance and respect. more...

  • When Atheism Becomes Religionby Chris Hedges

    Free Press 2009; US$ 15.99

    From the New York Times bestselling author of American Fascists and the NBCC finalist for War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning comes this timely and compelling work about new atheists: those who attack religion to advance the worst of global capitalism, intolerance and imperial projects. Chris Hedges, who graduated from seminary at Harvard... 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...

  • Norse Mythologyby John Lindow

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 18.99

    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...