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  • Where God Was Bornby Bruce Feiler

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    At a time when America debates its values and the world braces for religious war, Bruce Feiler, author of the New York Times bestsellers Walking the Bible and Abraham , travels ten thousand miles through the heart of the Middle East?Israel, Iraq, and Iran?and examines the question: Is religion tearing us apart ... or can it bring us together?... more...

  • Discovering Eveby Carol Meyers

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 26.00

    The everyday life of women in ancient Israel cannot be reconstructed from Biblical sources alone. This study uses archaeological and anthropological research to form a picture of women's status and way of life at this time. more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Early Christianityby J. Matkin

    DK Publishing 2008; US$ 18.95

    Where it all began-for two billion followers worldwide. The most popular religion in the world has a variety of doctrines, beliefs, and practices. This book helps its legion of followers to better understand where it all began, while exploring everything from how early Christians lived to Jesus' initial message and its impact on the church.... more...

  • Introduction to Ancient Iranian Religionby William W. Malandra

    University of Minnesota Press 1983; US$ 67.50

    When Persia fell to Islam in the mid-seventh century, the ancient Iranian religion of Zoroastrianism all but disappeared (although it is still practiced by small groups in India and Iran). As one of the dominant religions of antiquity, it influenced the more...

  • The Gospel of Judas, Second Editionby Rodolphe Kasser; Marvin Meyer; Gregor Wurst; Francois Gaudard

    National Geographic Society 2008; US$ 12.95

    For 1,600 years its message lay hidden. When the bound papyrus pages of this lost gospel finally reached scholars who could unlock its meaning, they were astounded. Here was a gospel that had not been seen since the early days of Christianity, and which few experts had even thought existed?a gospel told from the perspective of Judas Iscariot, history?s... more...

  • The Isaiah Effectby Gregg Braden

    Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.95

    Seventeen hundred years ago, key elements of our ancient heritage were lost, relegated to the esoteric traditions of mystery schools and sacred orders. Among the most empowering of the forgotten elements are references to a science with the power to bring everlasting healing to our bodies and initiate an unprecedented era of peace and cooperation between... more...

  • In Search of Paulby John Dominic Crossan; Jonathan L. Reed

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 16.99

    John Dominic Crossan, the eminent historical Jesus scholar, and Jonathan L. Reed, an expert in biblical archaeology, reveal through archaeology and textual scholarship that Paul, like Jesus, focused on championing the Kingdom of God??a realm of justice and equality??against the dominant, worldly powers of the Roman empire. Many theories exist about... more...

  • Zeit und Ewigkeit als Raum göttlichen Handelnsby Hermann Spieckermann; Reinhard G. Kratz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00

    The volume contains the papers from an international symposium held in 2007 by the Göttingen Graduate School on Images of Gods? Images of God? World Views: Polytheism and Monotheism in the Antique World. Working from the topic of Time and Eternity as Places of Divine Action, the contributors examine differing conceptions of time and eternity in a cultural... more...

  • The Historical Jesus in Contextby Amy-Jill Levine; Jr. Dale C. Allison; John Dominic Crossan

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    The Historical Jesus in Context is a landmark collection that places the gospel narratives in their full literary, social, and archaeological context. More than twenty-five internationally recognized experts offer new translations and descriptions of a broad range of texts that shed new light on the Jesus of history, including pagan prayers and... more...

  • Gewalt und Opferby Anton Bierl; Wolfgang Braungart

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    The volume presented here is a collection of the contributions to an author?s colloquium with Walter Burkert, which was held in November 2007 in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Bielefeld. Well known experts looked in detail at the work of the internationally renowned scholar of Greek. In his epochal cultural-scientific... more...