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Monotheism

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  • Matsuri: The Festivals of Japanby Herbert Plutschow

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Contribution to Western understanding of the nature and manifestations of Shinto through the vast galaxy of historic festivals (matsuri) that are here categorized and analysed. more...

  • Heis Theosby Erik Peterson; Christoph Markschies; Henrik Hildebrandt; Barbara Nichtweiß

    Echter Verlag 2012; US$ 61.67

    Erik Petersons Untersuchungen zur antiken Formel "Ein Gott" sind seit ihrem Erscheinen 1926 das Standardwerk zum Thema "Akklamation". Auch für die Monotheismus- Forschung und den Problemkreis einer politischen Theologie ist "Heis Theos" bis heute von Bedeutung. 86 Jahre nach der Publikation der Dissertations- und Habilitationsschrift... 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$ 54.95

    This exciting new book is a detailed examination of pilgrimages in Japan, including the meanings of travel, transformation, and the discovery of identity through encounters with the sacred, in a variety of interesting dimensions in both historical and contemporary Japanese culture, linked by the unifying theme of a spiritual quest. Several fascinating... 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

    Laurel Schneider takes the reader on a vivid journey from the origins of "the logic of the One" - only recently dubbed monotheism - through to the modern day, where monotheism has increasingly failed to adequately address spiritual, scientific, and ethical experiences in the changing world. In Part I, Schneider traces a trajectory from the ancient... 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...