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- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 51.75
Hauptbeschreibung Hans Lewys 1956 in Kairo erschienenes Buch 'Chaldaean Oracles and Theurgy. Mysticism, Magic and Platonism in the later Roman Empire' hat die Erforschung der Chaldaeischen Orakel angeregt wie kaum ein zweites Werk. Das 50. Jahr seit der Veröffentlichung war der Anlass einer Tagung zu den Chaldaeischen Orakeln, die 2006 in Konstanz... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 25.65
Der Kult des Sonnengottes Mithras verbreitete sich seit der frühen Kaiserzeit im gesamten Imperium Romanum. Er versprach den Menschen Hilfe im Alltag und Erlösung nach dem Tod. Vor allem unter römischen Soldaten war die Religion sehr verbreitet ? die Zeugnisse dafür finden sich im gesamten Mittelmeerrau bis nach Gallien und Germanien hinein. Die Mithras-Verehrung... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 9.99
Hinduism is practised by 80 per cent of India's population, and by 30 million people outside India. In this "Very Short Introduction", Kim Knott combines a succinct overview of a major religion with an analysis of the challenges facing it in the 20th century. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 247.95
An ideal resource for courses on Hinduism or world religions, this accessible volume spans the entire field of Hindu studies. It provides a forum for the best scholars in the world to make their views and research available to a wider audience. Comprehensively covers the textual traditions of Hinduism Features four coherent sections covering... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 109.99
This book examines the classical roots and contempoary significance of eclecticism within modern Hindu discourse. It focuses on the thought of Swami Vivekananda as exemplary of the tone and character of modern Hindu eclecticism and then seeks to identify its historical Indian antecedents. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 60.00
This study, based on the author's fieldwork among rural Tamil villagers in South India, focuses on the ways in which people in this society interact with the supernatural beings who play such a large role in their personal and corporate lives. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 124.99
This work aims to offer an interpretive history of bhakti, an influential religious perspective in Hinduism. The author argues that although Bhakti is mentioned in every contemporary sourcebook on Indian religions, it still lacks an agreed-upon definition. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 39.99
In 'Offering Flowers, Feeding Skulls', June McDaniel provides an overview of Bengali goddess worship or Shakti. She identifies three major forms of goddess worship, and examines each through its myths, folklore, songs, rituals, sacred texts, and practitioners, tracing these strands through Bengali culture. more...
- Icon Books 2005; US$ 10.19
Introducing Hinduism offers a guide to the key philosophical, literary, mythological and cultural traditions of this extraordinarily diverse faith. It untangles the complexities of Hinduism's gods and goddesses, its caste system and its views on sex, everyday life and asceticism. It explores the links with and differences from Buddhism, Jainism and... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 75.00
"Encyclopedia of World Religions" explores the major religions of the world, emphasizing the living faiths and their background. Each illustrated volume provides access to the theological concepts, personalities, historical events, institutions, and movements that helped shape the history of each religion and the way it is practiced. more...