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  • The Greek Mythsby Robert Graves

    Penguin Books Ltd 1990; US$ 15.50

    Robert Graves, classicist, poet and unorthodox critic, retells the Greek legends of gods and heroes for a modern audience. He demonstrates with a dazzling display of relevant knowledge that Greek mythology is ‘no more mysterious in content than are modern election cartoons’. All the scattered elements of each myth are assembled into a harmonious... more...

  • The Greek Mythsby Robert Graves

    Penguin Books Ltd 1990; US$ 14.09

    Endymion, Pelops, Daedalus, Pygmalion – what are the stories behind these and the hundreds of other familiar names from Greek mythology – names that recur throughout the history of European culture? In a two-volume work that has become a classic reference book for both the serious scholar and the casual inquirer, Robert Graves retells the adventures... more...

  • The Truth About the Shroud of Turinby Robert K. Wilcox

    Regnery Publishing 2010; US$ 16.99

    The shroud of Turin is one of history’s most controversial and perplexing relics. Many believe it to be the genuine burial shroud of Jesus Christ. Some hypothesize the image on the shroud was created through a rare scientific phenomenon. Still others think the shroud is a fake, proventhrough carbon tests in 1988to be a clever forgery. In The Truth... more...

  • The Bible Unearthedby Israel Finkelstein; Neil Asher Silberman

    Free Press 2002; US$ 18.00

    In this groundbreaking work that sets apart fact and legend, authors Finkelstein and Silberman use significant archeological discoveries to provide historical information about biblical Israel and its neighbors. In this iconoclastic and provocative work, leading scholars Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman draw on recent archaeological research... more...

  • What Do Pagans Believe?by Graham Harvey

    Granta Publications 2013; US$ 9.99

    Paganism is among the fastest-growing religions in the world. It is most commonly expressed in the celebration of seasonal festivals, such as the solstices, through the use of 'magic' and in attempts to make changes in the world or in individual consciousness. Among the number of different paths to paganism are Druidry, Wicca, Heathenry and Goddess... more...

  • 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...

  • Becoming Osirisby Ruth Schumann Antelme; Stéphane Rossini

    Inner Traditions/Bear & Company 1998; US$ 16.95

    An in-depth examination of the ancient Egyptian approach to death and its relevance to the modern near-death experience • A thought-provoking account of the numerous initiatic stages of the immortalization process • Examines the Ritual of Embalming and the Ritual of the Opening of the Mouth, both central to the ancient Egyptian death experience... more...

  • Blood for Thoughtby DR. S Mira Balberg

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 95.00

    Blood for Thought  delves into a relatively unexplored area of rabbinic literature: the vast corpus of laws, regulations, and instructions pertaining to sacrificial rituals. Mira Balberg traces and analyzes the ways in which the early rabbis interpreted and conceived of biblical sacrifices, reinventing them as a site through which to negotiate intellectual,... more...

  • The Modern Paganby Brian Day

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 23.96

    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...

  • The DNA of Godby Leoncio A. Garza-Valdes

    The Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 21.95

    In 1988, radiocarbon dating showed that the Shroud of Turin--long regarded as the burial cloth of Jesus of Nazareth--could not be from the time of Jesus but was of a more recent origin. What scientists did not know at that time, but what author Dr. Leoncio Garza-Valdes came to discover, is that bacteria produce an organic coating (what he calls a "bioplastic... more...