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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 150.00
This volume focuses on the religious shrine in western India as an institution of cultural integration in the period spanning 200 BCE to 800 CE. It presents an analysis of religious architecture at multiple levels, both temporal and spatial, and distinguishes it as a ritual instrument that integrates individuals and communities into a cultural fabric.... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Le Diable n'est pas tout le Christianisme, comme l'a cru ou, du moins, comme l'a dit Voltaire ; mais il en est partie intégrante, essentielle même. « Dieu et le Diable, ainsi que s'exprime très justement Nicole, c'est toute la religion. » Les rigueurs de l'orthodoxie dogmatique exigent que nous tenions ce personnage pour la raison déterminante... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00
A Place at the Altar illuminates a previously underappreciated dimension of religion in ancient Rome: the role of priestesses in civic cult. Demonstrating that priestesses had a central place in public rituals and institutions, Meghan DiLuzio emphasizes the complex, gender-inclusive nature of Roman priesthood. In ancient Rome, priestly service was... more...
- Simon & Schuster 1999; US$ 9.99
Mount Sinai. For many, it is the most sacred place on Earththe site where God descended to give Moses the Ten Commandments. Yet for centuries, mankind has not known its exact location. In this heart-pounding true story, award-winning journalist and bestselling author Howard Blum tells the enthralling account of two modern-day adventurersLarry Williams,... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 9.95
From its earliest days, Christianity has been marked by a rich diversity of beliefs and practices. Different interpretations of Jesus? life and mission, as well as conflicting views about worship and rituals, gave rise to numerous sects in the first centuries C.E. Condemned as heretical by the official Church, these early movements were lost to history... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
The Meaning of the Nag Hammadi, now in paperback opens the with the thrilling adventure story of the discovery of the ancient Papyrii at Nag Hammadi. Muhammad Ali, the fellahin, discovered the sealed jar, he feared that it might contain a jinni, or spirit, but also had heard of hidden treasures in such jars. Greed overcame his fears and when he smashed... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 245.98
Contributions by respected European and American scholars from the field of classical and religious studies are collected in this volume. It is a representative selection of contemporary research on myths, the forms they can take, and their transformation in various environments and ages. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 42.00
This book argues that specialized cadres of virgin priestesses in ancient Greece were believed to give birth in miraculous fashion as a means of bringing forth holy political and spiritual leaders. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 138.00
This volume collects and contextualizes ancient sources containing the terms I"IIII"a1/2 and a1/2"II3II for students of Greek religion. All the original texts, both literary and epigraphical, are accompanied by English translations. more...