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  • 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...

  • Daryush Shayegan interkulturell gelesenby Afsaneh Gächter

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 7.34

    Der iranische Indologe und Philosoph Daryush Shayegan, geboren 1935 in Teheran/Iran, setzt nach dem Besuch der französischen Saint-Louis-Schule in Teheran seine Gymnasialzeit im Badingham College in England fort. Anschließend studiert er in Genf Politikwissenschaften und Philosophie. Er entdeckt dabei bald sein Interesse für indische Religionen und... more...

  • Rethinking the Space for Religionby Catharina Raudvere; Krzysztof Stala; Trine Stauning Willert

    Nordic Academic Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    A broad discussion about how history and religion contribute to identity politics in contemporary Europe, this book provides case studies exemplifying how public intellectuals and academics have taken an active part in the construction of recent and traditional pasts. Instead of repeating the simplistic explanation as a ?return of religion,? this... more...

  • The Reluctant Pilgrimby Roger L. Welsch

    UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    Forty years ago, while paging through a book sent as an unexpected gift from a friend, Roger Welsch came across a curious reference to stones that were round, ?like the sun and moon.? According to Tatonka-ohitka, Brave Buffalo (Sioux), these stones were sacred. ?I make my request of the stones and they are my intercessors,? Brave Buffalo explained.... more...

  • The Religion of the Ancient Celtsby J. A. MacCulloch

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 7.99

    To summon a dead religion from its forgotten grave and to make it tell its story, would require an enchanter's wand. Other old faiths, of Egypt, Babylon, Greece, Rome, are known to us. But in their case liturgies, myths, theogonies, theologies, and the accessories of cult, remain to yield their report of the outward form of human belief and aspiration.... more...

  • The Religion of the Ancient Celtsby J. A. MacCulloch

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Opening Pandora's Boxby Ferdie Addis

    Michael O' Mara Books 2010; US$ 9.99

    We regularly employ classically-derived expressions in our everyday language, yet many of us have little understanding of the origin of these common phrases. This title offers a look at the stories behind the expressions. It provides an introduction to classical mythology, and also offers insights into our language. more...

  • Die Amazonenby Hedwig Appelt

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 16.76

    Diese einzigartige Nacherzählung eines uralten Mythos schildert die Herkunft und Geschichte der Amazonen. Einfühlsam zeichnet Hedwig Appelt das dramatische Schicksal der drei großen Königinnen Hippolyte, Penthesilea und Thalestris nach, die letztlich an ihrer verbotenen Liebe zu den griechischen Helden Theseus, Achilles und Alexander dem Großen zugrunde... more...

  • Einführung in die griechische Götterlehreby Peter Busch; Jürgen Zangenberg

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 111.04

    L. Annaeus Cornutus lebte im 1. Jahrhundert n. Chr. und hatte als stoischer Philosoph in Rom eine große Wirkungsgeschichte. Neben zahlreichen anderen Werken ist vor allem eine ?Einführung in die griechische Götterlehre? unter dem Namen des Cornutus überliefert. Das vergleichsweise kurze Werk, in dem die Mythologie Homers und Hesiods in stoischer Weise... more...

  • Der Tod in der Welt der Religionenby Hans-Peter Hasenfratz

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 66.62

    Die Frage nach dem Tod und dem Sterben ist allgegenwärtig. Umso wichtiger ist es, über die theologischen Fragen informiert zu sein, die sich mit dem Ende des Lebens verbinden und sich ein Bild davon zu machen, wie andere Kulturen und Religionen mit dieser existentiellen Sache umgehen. Der Band des renommierten Religionswissenschaftlers Hasenfratz greift... more...