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  • Faith Beyond Beliefby Margaret Placentra Johnston

    Quest Books 2012; US$ 17.95

    Faith Beyond Belief gives a much-needed voice to the “good? people who have left their church but whose spirituality continues to mature. Johnston uses first-person stories as well as known spiritual authorities in describing various stages of religious growth. Some of these real-life accounts are by nonbelievers; others are by those among the growing... more...

  • Living With Honourby Emma Restall Orr

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    A provocative,articulate and uncompromising exploration of how Paganism can provide the philosophical guidance to live honourably in a twenty-first Western society. more...

  • Spiritual Geniusby Winifred Gallagher

    Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 19.00

    In Spiritual Genius , journalist Winifred Gallagher, the acclaimed author of Working on Go d, asks Rabbi Lawrence Kushner to define holiness. "Standing in the presence of God," he says. "Everyone has it, but some people seem to have more of a knack for accessing it." Like holiness, the gift that Gallagher calls "spiritual genius"--which she defines... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythologyby Mike Dixon-Kennedy

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 65.00

    This easy-to-use guide presents the myths and legends in A-Z format, complete with a "topic finder" that enables the reader to locate specific entries quickly and efficiently. Cross-references appear with each entry, and an extensive bibliography is provided. more...

  • Handbook of Classical Mythologyby William F. Hansen

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 75.00

    This volume provides an introduction to the mythological world of the Greeks and Romans, combined with a chronology of myths and a dictionary of key characters, objects and events. more...

  • Transforming the Faiths of Our Fathersby Ann Braude

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 28.00

    < div> A compelling collection of personal narratives about religion and feminism in the United States.< br> < /div> more...

  • Theorizing Scripturesby Vincent Wimbush

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 32.95

    Historically, religious scriptures are defined as holy texts that are considered to be beyond the abilities of the layperson to interpret. Their content is most frequently analyzed by clerics who do not question the underlying political or social implications of the text, but use the writing to convey messages to their congregations about how... more...

  • Classical Mythologyby Helen Morales

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 9.99

    From Zeus and Europa, to Diana, Pan, and Prometheus, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome seem to exert a timeless power over us. But what do those myths represent, and why are they so enduringly fascinating? This imaginative and stimulating Very Short Introduction goes beyond a simple retelling of the stories to explore the rich history and diverse... more...

  • How Philosophers Saved Mythsby Luc Brisson; Catherine Tihanyi

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 21.00

    This study explains how the myths of Greece and Rome were transmitted from antiquity to the Renaissance. Luc Brisson argues that philosophy was ironically responsible for saving myth from historical annihilation. Although philosophy was initially critical of myth because it could not be declared true or false and because it was inferior to argumentation,... more...

  • Greek and Roman Mythology A to Zby Kathleen N. Daly; Marian Rengel

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    According to many scholars, ancient Greece and Rome provided the foundations of Western culture. More than two millennia later, myths of both civilizations are still being studied for their rich storytelling and insight into the cultures that spawned them. This title illuminates the mythology at the core of those civilizations' beliefs. more...