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  • How to Read a Graveyardby Peter Stanford

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99

    Death is the one certainty in life, yet, with the decline of religion in the West, we have become collectively reluctant to talk about it. Our contemporary rituals seek to sanitise death and distance us from our own inevitable fate. If we want to know how previous generations dealt with death, graveyards (famous and not) tell us the history -- if we... more...

  • Jesus and the Lost Goddessby Timothy Freke; Peter Gandy

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 16.00

    Why Were the Teachings of the Original Christians Brutally Suppressed by the Roman Church? ? Because they portray Jesus and Mary Magdalene as mythic figures based on the Pagan Godman and Goddess ? Because they show that the gospel story is a spiritual allegory encapsulating a profound philosophy that leads to mythical enlightenment ? Because they... more...

  • The Modern Paganby Brian Day

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 21.14

    Paganism means living in harmony with nature and respecting all that nature has to offer. It is a sustainable way of life that has existed in the British Isles for thousands of years and that has survived secretly among scattered households throughout the UK. Although it is not a religious path (true pagans do not worship deities), paganism will appeal... more...

  • Hawaii's Religionsby John Field Mulholland

    Tuttle Publishing 1970; US$ 5.99

    This is a comprehensive guide to the diverse religious history of Hawaii. Beginning with the religion of ancient Hawaii, depicting the arrival of the first missionaries, and, religion by religion, covering each faith as it came to Hawaii, the author thoroughly describes the inception and harmonious development of Hawaiian religions. Christianity,... more...

  • A Cosmos in Stoneby David J. Lewis-Williams

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 43.99

    Collected articles of the world's preeminent rock art researchers and cognitive archaeologists. more...

  • An Illustrated Guide to the Holy Land for Tour Groups, Students, and Pilgrimsby Lamontte M. Luker

    Abingdon Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    See what Jesus saw, walk where the prophets walked, and learn what the Bible teaches. more...

  • Shamanism and the Ancient Mindby James L. Pearson

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 38.99

    A study of archaeological evidence for Shamanism in North America and how it links to the archaeology of the mind. more...

  • (Sacrifices) Left at the Altarby Joshua A. Fogel

    Hamilton Books 2013; US$ 40.99

    This volume looks at tractate Zevachim (Sacrifices), which is mostly concerned with meat offerings slaughtered and presented at the Temple (when it stood). Fogel approaches the text, page by page, commenting with doses of humor and comparisons in a manner meant to explain and humanize the text for contemporary readers. more...

  • The Jesus Papersby Michael Baigent

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.49

    What if everything we have been told about the origins of Christianity is a lie? What if a small group had always known the truth and had kept it hidden . . . until now? What if there is evidence that Jesus Christ survived the crucifixion? In Holy Blood, Holy Grail Michael Baigent and his co-authors Henry Lincoln and Richard Leigh stunned the... more...

  • Cacus and Marsyas in Etrusco-Roman Legend. (PMAA-44)by Jocelyn Penny Small

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 24.76

    This book discusses how Greek and South Italian vase paintings of the musical contest between Apollo and Marsyas became the model for Etruscan representations of Cacus ambushed by the Vibennae brothers, two Etruscan heroes of the sixth century B.C. The study demonstrates that the Etruscans knowingly adapted Greek iconographic forms to represent their... more...