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  • Haunted Bishop's Stortfordby Jenni Kemp

    The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57

    From a spectral horse and carriage galloping along Church Street to unexplained sightings of the town's mysterious Grey Lady, this collection of hauntings from Bishop's Stortford is guaranteed to make your blood run cold. Featured here are reports of a shrieking woman in Water Lane, the ghost of a Victorian child at the Black Lion pub, a spectral... more...

  • Gottes Wort und Menschenherrschaftby Luise Schorn-Schütte

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Als Folge der Reformation verzahnten sich in Europa neuerlich Religion und Politik besonders intensiv. Die Forschung ist bislang davon ausgegangen, dass dies zu strikten Abgrenzungen der Konfessionen untereinander geführt habe; sichtbar geworden sei dies nicht zuletzt im Streit über das Widerstandsrecht gegen einen tyrannischen Herrscher, das Calvinisten... more...

  • Writing Religionby Steven W. Ramey; Theodore Louis Trost; Steven Leonard Jacobs; Steven W. Ramey; Russell T. McCutcheon; Arjun Appadurai; Aaron W. Hughes; Steven Leonard Jacobs; Martin S. Jaffee; Nathan Katz; Amy-Jill Levine; Bruce Lincoln; Tomoko Masuzawa; Russell T. McCutcheon; Ann Pellegrini; Judith Plaskow; Jonathan Z. Smith; Steven W. Ramey; Theodore Louis Trost

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    In 2002, the University of Alabama's Department of Religious Studies established the annual Aronov Lecture Series to showcase the works of nationally recognized scholars of religion capable of reflecting on issues of wide relevance to scholars from across the humanities and social sciences. Writing Religion: The Case for the Critical Study of Religion... more...

  • Artemisby Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Artemis is a literary, iconographic, and archaeological study of the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt, who presided over the transitions and mediations between the wild and the civilized, youth and maturity, life and death. Beginning with a study of the early origins of Artemis and her cult in the Bronze and Archaic Ages, Budin explores the goddess'... more...

  • The Twin Horse Godsby Henry John Walker

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 32.00

    The twin deities known by the ancient Greeks as the Dioskouroi, and by the Romans as the Gemini, were popular figures in the classical world. They were especially connected with youth, low status and service, and were embraced by the common people in a way that eluded those gods associated with regal magnificence or the ruling classes. Despite their... more...

  • Common Groundby Todd Outcalt

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    As the spice maker?s cabinet is full of many herbs, so should a scholar be full of Scripture, Talmud, and Legend—an ancient Jewish proverb This reference to legend—or the teaching tales used by the sages—is a remarkable testimony to the power of story and its place in the history, development, and culture of a people. Legends have helped people understand... more...

  • Crossings and Crossesby Jenny Berglund; Thomas Lundén; Peter Strandbrink

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume critically explores the state of religious and civic life and politics on the margins of state spaces by analysing the themes of borders, education, and religions in northern Europe. It suggests that the formation of religious and civic identity through education is not becoming less parochial and more culturally open. It also... more...

  • Den Religionen auf der Spurby Claudius Müller

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2015; US$ 57.23

    Die Trommel eines Schamanen, die Hand der Fatima oder der Angelhaken des Maui - die Religionen der Welt äußern sich in ganz unterschiedlichen Kultgegenständen. Claudius Müller stellt in seinem Band einige besonders eindrucksvolle religiöse Objekte vor und präsentiert sie in ihrem kulturellen Zusammenhang. Sein Buch ist ein Streifzug durch die Religionen... 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...

  • Cults and New Religionsby Douglas E. Cowan; David G. Bromley

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.95

    This unparalleled introduction to cults and new religious movements has been completely up-dated and expanded to reflect the latest developments; each chapter reviews the origins, leaders, beliefs, rituals and practices of a NRM, highlighting the specific controversies surrounding each group. A fully updated, revised and expanded edition of... more...