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- Santa Monica Press 2008; US$ 13.99
Suffused with a unique brand of irreverent humor, this account recalls the autobiographical explorations of the most significant alternative communities, ashrams, gurus, shamans, and consciousness-raising seminars of the past 40 years. Serving as a human guinea pig for many of the most popular cutting-edge New Age, human potential, and spiritual experiments,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
The contributors to this volume treat pluralism as a concept that is historically and ideologically produced or, put another way, as a doctrine that is embedded within a range of political, civic, and cultural institutions. Their critique considers how religious difference is framed as a problem that only pluralism can solve. Working comparatively... more...
- Free Press 2011; US$ 15.00
In unrelenting flow of choices confronts us at nearly every moment of our lives, and yet our culture offers us no clear way to choose. This predicament seems inevitable, but in fact it?s quite new. In medieval Europe, God?s calling was a grounding force. In ancient Greece, a whole pantheon of shining gods stood ready to draw an appropriate action out... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Detailed enough to be used as a quick reference tool or text, this book uses archaeological, epigraphic, and literary sources; and incorporating current scholarly theories to serve as an excellent companion to any introduction to Greek mythology. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 47.95
Ancient Greek Religion provides an introduction to the fundamental beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek religion. Focuses on Athens in the classical period Includes detailed discussion of Greek gods and heroes, myth and cult, and vivid descriptions of Greek religion as it was practiced Ancient texts are presented in boxes to promote thought... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95
Consulting a wide range of key texts and source material, this book covers 800 years and provides a detailed analysis of early Christian attitudes to, and the position of, animals in Greek and Roman life and thought. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
The Anthropology of Western Religions: Ideas, Organizations, and Constituencies is a comparative survey of the world?s major religious traditions as professional enterprises and, often, as social movements. Documenting the principle ideas behind Western religious traditions from an anthropological perspective, Murray J. Leaf demonstrates... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 280.00
Contributions by respected European and American scholars from the field of classical and religious studies are collected in this volume. It is a representative selection of contemporary research on myths, the forms they can take, and their transformation in various environments and ages. more...
- 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...