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  • Hawaii's Religionsby John Field Mulholland

    Tuttle Publishing 1970; US$ 5.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Cosmos in Stoneby David J. Lewis-Williams

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 40.99

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

  • Shamanism and the Ancient Mindby James L. Pearson

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 35.99

    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$ 38.99

    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$ 11.99

    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$ 29.95

    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...

  • Medeaby Ben Power; Euripides

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    I choose to take back my life. My life. Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of her husband, Jason, she's left her home and borne two sons in exile. But when he abandons his family for a new life, Medea faces banishment and separation from her children. Cornered, she begs for one day's grace. It's time enough. She exacts an appalling... more...

  • Shamans, Sorcerers, and Saintsby Brian Hayden

    Smithsonian 2016; US$ 60.00

    Historians of art or religion and mythologists, such as Joseph Campbell and Mircea Eliade, have written extensively on prehistoric religion, but no one before has offered a comprehensive and uniquely archaeological perspective on the subject. Hayden opens his book with an examination of the difference between traditional religions, which are passed... more...

  • The Gods of Greece and Romeby Talfourd Ely

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    From famous denizens of Olympus to anonymous river nymphs and sea monsters, the deities of the ancient world populate the pages of this resource. Richly readable and informative, it defines the myths in terms of their influence on Western literature, and depicts the role of the deities in everyday life. more...