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- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95
Prompted by the shattering of the bonds between religion and the political order brought about by the Enlightenment, Jean-Jacques Rousseau devised a "new" religion (civil religion) to be used by the state as a way of enforcing civic unity. Emile Durkheim, by contrast, conceived civil religion to be a spontaneous phenomenon arising from society itself... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.50
After the death of her fianc-, Lyn Webster Wilde sought refuge in alcohol, meaningless affairs and her high-powered job as a film-maker. But a chance encounter changed her life and, after fulfilling a series of tests, she was cautiously welcomed into a secret fraternity. She discovered that her new companions were the guardians of an ancient tradition... more...
- Templeton Press 2009; US$ 19.99
Today, and historically, religions often seem to be intolerant, narrow-minded, and zealous. But the record is not so one-sided. In Religious Tolerance in World Religions , numerous scholars offer perspectives on the "what" and "why" traditions of tolerance in world religions, beginning with the pre-Christian West, Greco-Roman paganism, and ancient... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 53.95 US$ 46.76
A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks’ contacts with their Eastern Mediterranean neighbours through its development as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman world. Features essays from... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 3.99
Graeme K Talboys has been Druid for a long time. An encounter with a spirit in a beech grove fifty years ago convinced him that the eye rarely sees all there is to see. A few years later he realised there were ways to discover more about those other worlds amongst the trees. The word Druid didn't drift into his consciousness until he was a teenager,... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 10.99
The High Heeled Guide to Spiritual Living is a fiery account of one woman's mission to bring the deeply soulful into mundane everyday life. Having experienced all kinds of eventful living in her spiritual skin Alice Grist presents her empowering secrets of daily spiritual living for the modern woman (and man). more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 44.99
Vorwort Dieser Band umfasst zwei Vorträge, die ich im Rahmen der mir im Wintersemester 2007/2008 übertragenen Otto von Freising-Gastp- fessur an der Katholischen Universität Eichstätt halten durfte. Ich danke allen, die hieran und an den Diskussionen teilgenommen und mir wertvolle Anstöße und Anregungen gegeben haben. Neben den Kollegen und Kolleginnen... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
This book provides a comprehensive overview of Celtic mythology and religion, encompassing numerous aspects of ritual and belief. Topics include the presence of the Celtic Otherworld and its inhabitants, cosmology and sacred cycles, wisdom texts, mythological symbolism, folklore and legends, and an appreciation of the natural world. Evidence is drawn... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 58.95 US$ 51.09
World Religions in Practice introduces five of the world's great religions ? Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam ? and explores how they are lived and expressed in custom, ritual, and symbol. A major new textbook exploring the world's great religions through their customs, rituals and everyday practices ? by focusing on this 'lived... more...