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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.00
Drawing on the latest research and scholarship, this newly revised and updated edition of Religions of the Silk Road explores the majestically fabled cities and exotic peoples that make up the romantic notions of the colonial era while examining how cultural traditions also travelled to the people encounted on the Silk Road. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00
This monograph explores Yahwistic votive practice in the Hellenistic period. The dedicatory inscriptions from the Yahweh temple on Mount Gerizim are the object of an investigation of Yahwistic votive practice, witnessed in and outside Biblical literature.The research begins the discussion by placing votive practice in a theoretical framework of gift-giving... more...
- 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...
- Abingdon Press 2013; US$ 24.99
See what Jesus saw, walk where the prophets walked, and learn what the Bible teaches. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 130.00
Concerned with the question of how the concept of 'god' in urban Rome can be analyzed along the lines of six constituent concepts, that is space, time, personnel, function, iconography and ritual, this book develops general criteria for an analysis of pagan, Jewish and Christian concepts of gods in ancient Rome. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
Why Were the Teachings of the Original Christians Brutally Suppressed by the Roman Church? ? Because they portray Jesus and Mary Magdalene as mythic figures based on the Pagan Godman and Goddess ? Because they show that the gospel story is a spiritual allegory encapsulating a profound philosophy that leads to mythical enlightenment ? Because they... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
?No one knows more about the history and archaeology of ancient Jerusalem than Shimon Gibson.... This book is destined to become the standard in the field.? ? Prof. James D. Tabor, author of The Jesus Dynasty A world renowned archaeologist reveals the historic footprint of Jesus in Jerusalem and what really happened during the final days. Fans... more...