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  • The Sacred and the Feminine in Ancient Greeceby Sue Blundell; Margaret Williamson; Margaret Williamson**Nfa***

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    In classical Greece women were almost entirely excluded from public life. Yet the feminine was accorded a central place in religious thought and ritual.This volume explores the often paradoxical centrality of the feminine in Greek culture, showing how out of sight was not out of mind. The contributors adopt perspectives from a wide range of disciplines,... more...

  • Kulturgeschichte der frühen Neuzeitby Anton Grabner-Haider; Klaus S. Davidowicz; Karl Prenner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 69.42

    Anton Grabner-Haider, Karl Prenner und Klaus S. Davidowicz veranschaulichen die wirtschaftlichen, sozialen und kulturellen Prozesse, die religiösen Überzeugungen und Reformationen, sowie die Lehren der Philosophie und die Denkmodelle der rationalen Aufklärung. Auch die großen Werke der Literatur, der Dichtkunst, der Malerei und der Baukunst sowie das... more...

  • Introduction to World Religionsby Christopher Partridge

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting... more...

  • Religious Life in Polandby Christopher Garbowski

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book provides a concise historical outline of religion in Poland up until its entry into the European Union in 2004, together with a longer presentation of contemporary religious issues. Albeit largely mono-ethnic and overwhelmingly Catholic after the loss of its large Jewish population to the Holocaust, and subsequent post-World War II border... more...

  • Jason and the Argonauts through the Agesby Jason Colavito

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the most famous in Greek myth, and its development from the oldest layers of Greek mythology down to the modern age encapsulates the dramatic changes in faith, power and culture that Western civilization has seen over the past three millennia. From the Bronze Age to the Classical Age, from the medieval... more...

  • Interpretations of Greek Mythology (Routledge Revivals)by Jan N. Bremmer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Interpretations of Greek Mythology , first published in1987, builds on the innovative work of Walter Burkert and the ?Paris school? of Jean-Pierre Vernant, and represents a renewal of interpretation of Greek mythology. The contributors to this volume present a variety of approaches to the Greek myths, all of which eschew a monolithic or exclusively... more...

  • Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)by Ken Dowden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    A remarkable number of Greek myths concern the plight of virgins ? slaughtered, sacrificed, hanged, transformed into birds, cows, dear, bears, trees, and punished in Hades. Death and the Maiden , first published in 1989, contextualises this mythology in terms of geography, history and culture, and offers a comprehensive theory firmly grounded... more...

  • Antike Religionby Bernhard Linke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 350.00

    bernhard Linke bietet eine kompetente Einführung in die religiöse Welt der Antike sowie breite Orientierung in der immensen Forschungsliteratur. Die vergleichende Darstellung der religiösen Weltbilder in Griechenland und Rom schärft das Bewusstsein für die Unterschiede, die es bei allen Gemeinsamkeiten gab. Es ist ein einzigartiges Hilfsmittel für... more...

  • The Heart Health Bibleby John M. Kennedy

    Da Capo Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    John M. Kennedy, M.D., a leader in the dynamic field of preventative cardiology, draws on two decades of experience as an invasive cardiologist, as well as his own work in the field of integrative medicine, to offer an empowering ?outside-the-box? approach to total heart health as a foundational set of five steps that can save your life. more...

  • Die Philosophie der Antikeby Wiebrecht Ries

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 13.87

    Wiebrecht Ries beschreibt in diesem Einführungsbuch das Denken der antiken Philosophen. Die Einführung in grundlegende Texte vor allem der griechischen Philosophie ermöglicht es jedem Interessierten, sich die antike Philosophie selbst zu erschließen. Wir können dabei erkennen, wie aktuell das Denken der Antike nach wie vor ist: Die Griechen sind es... more...