The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,508,729 members ⚫ 2,065,349 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Comparative Religion

Most popular at the top

  • Gandhi and Bin Ladenby James L. Rowell

    UPA 2009; US$ 32.99

    This book examines the lives and ideas of Mohandas K. Gandhi and Osama bin Laden. Can both men be equally 'religious' figures? How can the religious philosophy of nonviolence respond to its nemesis, which takes life easily and casually? Abdul Ghaffar Kahn, a nonviolent representative of Islam, is also discussed. more...

  • On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in Historyby Thomas Carlyle

    Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95

    In his 1840 lectures on heroes, Thomas Carlyle, Victorian essayist and social critic, championed the importance of the individual in history. Published the following year and eventually translated into fifteen languages, this imaginative work of history, comparative religion, and literature is the most influential statement of a man who came to be... more...

  • The World's Religions, Revised and Updatedby Huston Smith

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.49

    The World?s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith ( Tales of Wonder ), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions. This revised... more...

  • Cults and New Religious Movementsby Lorne L. Dawson

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2003; US$ 47.95

    What is a cult? Why do they emerge? Who joins them? And why do tragedies such as Waco and Jonestown occur? This reader brings together the voices of historians, sociologists, and psychologists of religion to address these key questions about new religious movements. Looks at theoretical explanations for cults, why people join and what happens when... more...

  • The Zoroastrian Myth of Migration from Iran and Settlement in the Indian Diasporaby Alan Williams

    BRILL 2009; US$ 123.00

    "The Qesse-ye Sanjan," previously misinterpreted and cast aside as a quasi-historical chronicle, is here rediscovered as a fully-formed religious composition that can tell us a great deal about Zoroastrian values in particular and the nature of religious self-representation in general. more...

  • Our Religionsby Arvind Sharma

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 17.24

    An essential introduction to the world's living religions by experts from each tradition -- published in conjunction with the 1993 Parliament of the World's Religions. more...

  • Religion and Retributive Logicby Carole Cusack; Christopher Hartney

    BRILL 2009; US$ 185.00

    A tribute to Garry Winston Trompf (b.1940) with critical discussion of his work in relation to the religions of Oceania, millenarianism, payback more...

  • Understanding the Book of Mormonby Ross Anderson

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 11.99

    What does the Book of Mormon teach? How does it compare to the Bible? Why does this book appeal to many people? Former Mormon Ross Anderson addresses these and other questions, guiding readers in an exploration and assessment of the Book of Mormon and offering a Christian response to its teaching. more...

  • Unitarian Universalismby Alan W. Gomes

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 5.99

    This is one in a series of brief books on contemporary religious movements, comparing what they believe with Christian Doctrine and explaining effective ways of witnessing to their adherents. more...

  • Fragile Identitiesby Marianne Moyaert

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 72.00

    Interreligious dialogue is one of the major challenges confronting contemporary theology. In particular, the so-called “dialogical tension” between openness and identity has been a central issue: Can one maintain one’s religious identity without closing oneself off from the other? In general, Christian reflection on interreligious dialogue... more...