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  • The World's Religions, Revised and Updatedby Huston Smith

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.49

    The World?s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith ( Tales of Wonder ), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions. This revised... more...

  • Fundamentalism and American Cultureby George M. Marsden

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 13.99

    For this new edition, a major new chapter compares fundamentalism since the 1970s to the fundamentalism of the 1920s, looking particularly at the extraordinary growth in political emphasis and power of the more recent movement. Never has it been more important to understand the history of fundamentalism in our rapidly polarizing nation. Marsen's carefully... more...

  • Religion in World Historyby John C. Super; Briane K. Turley

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 35.95

    In Religion and World History , distinguished authors John C. Super and Briane K. Turley examine the value of religion for interpreting the human experience in the past and present. They explore the elements of religion which best connect it to the cultural and political dynamics that have influenced history. Working within this framework, Super... more...

  • Mother Teresa: Come Be My Lightby Mother Teresa; Brian Kolodiejchuk

    The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    This historic work reveals the inner spiritual life of one of the most beloved and important religious figures in history. During her lifelong service to the poorest of the poor, Mother Teresa became an icon of compassion to people of all religions; her extraordinary contributions to the care of the sick, the dying, and thousands of others nobody... more...

  • Choosing a Jewish Life, Revised and Updatedby Anita Diamant

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95

    "As a rabbi and a convert, I appreciate this book deeply for its sensitivity to the complex feelings of those who are exploring paths to becoming Jewish, and for the deep love of Judaism it conveys. I will give it to every interfaith couple, and recommend that they give it to their parents. It is wonderful! " --Rachel Cowan, co-author of Mixed Blessings... more...

  • How Philosophers Saved Mythsby Luc Brisson; Catherine Tihanyi

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 21.00

    This study explains how the myths of Greece and Rome were transmitted from antiquity to the Renaissance. Luc Brisson argues that philosophy was ironically responsible for saving myth from historical annihilation. Although philosophy was initially critical of myth because it could not be declared true or false and because it was inferior to argumentation,... more...

  • The Essence of the Bhagavad Gitaby Paramhansa Yogananda

    Crystal Clarity Publishers 2008; US$ 16.99

    This revelation of India's best-loved scripture approaches it from an entirely fresh perspective, showing its deep allegorical meaning and also its down-to-earth practicality. The themes presented are universal: how to achieve victory in life in union with the divine; how to prepare for life's final exam, death, and what happens afterward; how to... more...

  • The Daodejing of Laoziby Laozi; Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 11.95

    Philip J. Ivanhoe's richly annotated translation of this classic work is accompanied by his engaging interpretation and commentary, a lucid introduction, and a Language Appendix that compares eight classic translations of the opening passage of the work and invites the reader to consider the principles upon which each was rendered. more...

  • The Scandinavian Reformationby Ole Peter Grell

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 88.00

    The first study in English of church, state and society during the Scandinavian Reformation. more...

  • The 'Laterculus Malalianus' and the School of Archbishop Theodoreby Jane Stevenson

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 35.00

    An edition of the only surviving complete text from the school of Archbishop Theodore. more...