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Monotheism

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  • The Price of Monotheismby Jan Assmann; Robert Savage

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 20.95

    Nothing has so radically transformed the world as the distinction between true and false religion. In this nuanced consideration of his own controversial Moses the Egyptian , renowned Egyptologist Jan Assmann answers his critics, extending and building upon ideas from his previous book. Maintaining that it was indeed the Moses of the Hebrew Bible... more...

  • The Catalpa Bowby Carmen Blacker

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 73.95

    This classic work describes shamanic figures surviving in Japan today, their initiatory dreams, ascetic practices, the supernatural beings with whom they communicate, and the geography of the other world in myth and legend. more...

  • Pilgrimages and Spiritual Quests in Japanby Peter Ackermann; Dolores Martinez; Maria Rodriguez del Alisal

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    In a variety of interesting dimensions in both historical and contemporary Japanese culture, this exciting new book examines pilgrimages in Japan, including the meanings of travel, transformation, and the discovery of identity through encounters with the sacred. more...

  • A Popular Dictionary of Shintoby Brian Bocking

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    A comprehensive glossary and reference work with more than a thousand entries on Shinto ranging from brief definitions and Japanese terms to short essays dealing with aspects of Shinto practice, belief and institutions from early times up to the present day. more...

  • Women of the Sacred Grovesby Susan Sered

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 49.99

    This text looks at the unique tradition of Okinawa, where women lead the official mainstream religion of the society. It explores the intersection between religion and gender. The author sees the absence of male dominance as part of a broader absence of hierarchical ideologies. more...

  • Beyond Monotheismby Laurel Schneider

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 44.95

    Beyond Monotheism is an absorbing and lyrical exploration of the possibility of a new, living theology of multiplicity that is grounded in fluidity, change and incarnation. more...

  • The Monotheists: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Conflict and Competition, Volume Iby F. E. Peters

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95

    The world's three great monotheistic religions have spent most of their historical careers in conflict or competition with each other. And yet in fact they sprung from the same spiritual roots and have been nurtured in the same historical soil. This book--an extraordinarily comprehensive and approachable comparative introduction to these religions--seeks... more...

  • The Monotheists: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Conflict and Competition, Volume IIby F. E. Peters

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    The world's three great monotheistic religions have spent most of their historical careers in conflict or competition with each other. And yet in fact they sprung from the same spiritual roots and have been nurtured in the same historical soil. This book--an extraordinarily comprehensive and approachable comparative introduction to these religions--seeks... more...

  • Tokugawa Religionby Robert N. Bellah

    Free Press 2008; US$ 18.95

    Robert N. Bellah's classic study, Tokugawa Religion does for Japan what Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism did for the West.  One of the foremost authorities on Japanese history and culture, Bellah explains how religion in the Tokugawa period (160-1868) established the foundation for Japan's modern industrial economy... more...

  • One Godby Stephen Mitchell; Peter Van Nuffelen

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 83.00

    This book establishes a framework for understanding the relationship between polytheistic and monotheistic religious cultures between the first and fourth centuries. more...