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Monotheism

  • 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 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...

  • Ceremony and Ritual in Japanby D. P. Martinez; Jan Van Bremen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Focuses on traditional and religious aspects of Japanese society from an anthropological perspective, presenting new material and making cross-cultural comparisons. Topics include women's role in ritual, mourning and the playing of games. more...

  • The Cult of the Foxby Xiaofei Kang

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 59.99

    For more than five centuries the shamanistic fox cult has attracted large portions of the Chinese population and appealed to a wide range of social classes. Deemed illicit by imperial rulers and clerics and officially banned by republican and communist leaders, the fox cult has managed to survive and flourish in individual homes and community shrines... more...

  • The Culture of Secrecy in Japanese Religionby Bernhard Scheid; Mark Teeuwen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The Japanese Middle Ages were a period when forms of secrecy dominated religious practice. This fascinating collection traces out the secret characteristics and practices in Japanese religion, as well as analyzing the decline of religious esotericism in Japan. The essays in this impressive work refer to Esoteric Buddhism as the core of Japan?s... more...

  • El libro de las religiones monoteístasby Patrick Rivière

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; US$ 4.99

    ¿Cómo viven su fe los judíos, los cristianos y los musulmanes? Esta nueva obra de Patrick Rivière se ofrece al lector como una guía de las tres religiones monoteístas: judaísmo, cristianismo e islamismo. El estudio de las fuentes de los dogmas de las tres religiones, así como de sus respectivos ritos y calendarios litúrgicos, permite comprender sus... more...

  • The Fox's Craft in Japanese Religion and Cultureby Michael Bathgate

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • From Gods to Godby Baruch Halpern; Matthew J. Adams

    Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 129.57

    Hauptbeschreibung The birth of the West stems from the rejection of tradition. All our evidence for this influence comes from the Axial period, 800-400 BCE. Baruch Halpern explores the impact of changing cosmologies and social relations on cultural change in that era, especially from Mesopotamia to Israel and Greece, but extending across the Mediterranean,... more...

  • Geography of Religion in Japanby Keisuke Matsui

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book discusses modern aspects of Japanese religion in terms of cultural geography. To understand the function of religion, it is essential to examine it in the context of local societies. One of the distinguishing characteristics of Japanese religion is its diversity; indeed, it is often remarked that ?Japan is a museum of religions.? In this... more...

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

    Echter Verlag 2012; US$ 65.36

    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...