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  • The World's Wisdomby Philip Novak

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.74

    A world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and primal religion sources! In this perfect companion to Huston Smith's bestselling The World's Wisdom, Philip Novak distills the most powerful and elegant expressions of the wisdom of humankind. Authentic, poetic translations of key texts are coupled... more...

  • Religiöser Pluralismus und Toleranz in Europaby Christian Augustin; Johannes Wienand; Christiane Winkler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 42.99

    Europa ist von offenen und latenten religiösen Spannungsfeldern durchzogen, aus denen sich ein schillerndes Spektrum aktueller Problemlagen ergibt: Die Beispiele reichen vom Streit um Kopftücher, Kruzifixe und Moscheebauten über die Themen Migration und Integration bis hin zu religiösem Fundamentalismus und terroristischer Gewalt. Der Sammelband bietet... more...

  • Politik und Religion in der Europäischen Unionby Hartmut Behr; Mathias Hildebrandt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.34

    Wie christlich ist Europa? Wie religiös sind europäische Gesellschaften? Oder gibt es bereits eine europäische Gesellschaft? Und wenn ja, worauf baut sie auf? Glauben wir dem in die Krise geratenen europäischen Verfassungsentwurf, so ist die Europäische Union eine religiös neutrale, wirtschaftliche und politische Gemeinschaft. Verfolgen wir hingegen... more...

  • Glaube und Politikby Yves Bizeul

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 36.59

    Selten besteht Politik aus rein zweckrationalem Handeln. Politische Überzeugungen entstehen nur begrenzt aus der Kraft der besseren Argumente im politischen Diskurs oder aus der Fähigkeit, gesellschaftliche Probleme zu lösen. Neben der Legitimation durch Diskurs- und Zweckrationalität spielen vor allem auch nicht reflektierte vorpolitische Auffassungen... more...

  • History of Religious Ideas, Volume 2by Mircea Eliade; Willard R. Trask

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 45.00

    In volume 2 of this monumental work, Mircea Eliade continues his magisterial progress through the history of religious ideas. The religions of ancient China, Brahmanism and Hinduism, Buddha and his contemporaries, Roman religion, Celtic and German religions, Judaism, the Hellenistic period, the Iranian syntheses, and the birth of Christianity?all... more...

  • Representing Religion in the European Unionby Lucian N. Leustean

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Religious actors are becoming part of the EU bureaucratic system, and their mobilisation in Brussels and Strasbourg in the last decade has increased dramatically. This book explores the mechanism and impact of religious representation by examining relations between religious practitioners and politicians in the European Union from the Second World... 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...

  • Greek Religionby Walter Burkert; John Raffan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 44.95 US$ 38.96

    This is the first major synthesis of Greek religion to appear for a generation. A clearly structured and readable survey for classical scholars and students, it will also be generally welcomed as the best modern account of any polytheistic religious system. The text builds up an impressive and coherent picture of the current state of knowledge about... more...

  • Cretan Sanctuaries and Cultsby Mieke Prent

    BRILL 2006; US$ 233.00

    This volume offers a contextual study of sanctuaries and cults in Crete in the transitional period from the end of the Late Bronze Age into the Archaic period (c.1200 to 600 BC). It provides a dynamic picture of the interplay of religious tradition and societal change in a period long considered a 'Dark Age' by Classical scholarship. more...