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  • Antike Mythenby Ueli Dill; Christine Walde

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 293.00

    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...

  • Archetypal Images in Greek Religionby Carl Kerényi; Christopher Holme

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    What did Zeus mean to the Greeks? And who was Hera, united with Zeus historically and archetypally as if they were a human pair? C. Kerenyi fills a gap in our knowledge of the religious history of Europe by responding to these questions. Examining the word Zeus and its Greek synonyms theos and daimon , the author traces the origins of Greek religion... more...

  • The Beliefnet Guide to Gnosticism and Other Vanished Christianitiesby Richard Valantasis

    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...

  • Biblical Archaeologyby Eric H Cline

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 7.99

    Public interest in biblical archaeology is at an all-time high, as television documentaries pull in millions of viewers to watch shows on the Exodus, the Ark of the Covenant, and the so-called Lost Tomb of Jesus. Important discoveries with relevance to the Bible are made virtually every year--during 2007 and 2008 alone researchers announced at least... more...

  • Biblical Archaeologyby John H. Sailhamer

    Zondervan 2010; US$ 4.99

    This is a series of brief reference books for laypeople designed to be read in units of one or two pages. more...

  • Channel Your Goddess Energyby Kirsten Riddle

    Ryland Peters & Small 2015; US$ 10.19

    Reignite your inner Goddess. Goddesses have been a source of fascination for thousands of years. Their ancient mythologies and legends are still relevant today, and by tapping into the power of the goddesses we can find strength and inspiration. Channel Your Goddess Energy is full of tips and rituals that can be easily used in daily life, which... more...

  • City of Demonsby Dayna S. Kalleres

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 95.00

    Although it would appear in studies of late antique ecclesiastical authority and power that scholars have covered everything, an important aspect of the urban bishop has long been neglected: his role as demonologist and exorcist. When the emperor Constantine made Christianity the official religion of the realm, bishops and priests everywhere struggled ... more...

  • Civic Priestsby Marietta Horster; Anja Klöckner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    Images and inscriptions indicate how priests and cult personnel saw themselves and were viewed by others. Cultural records like dedications, honorific statues and decrees are central to understanding how the roles of priests and priestesses were constructed in social and political terms in post-classical Athens. The approaches in this... more...

  • The Cult of Divine Birth in Ancient Greeceby Marguerite Rigoglioso

    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...

  • Digging Through the Bibleby Richard A. Freund

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 19.99

    Digging Through the Bible shares new information about the Holy Land that can provide a powerful connection between past history and present faith. Join celebrated archaeologist and rabbi Richard Freund as he takes readers through digs he has led, searching for evidence about key biblical characters and events. From Moses and the Israelite Exodus to... more...