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- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
A world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and primal religion sources! In this perfect companion to Huston Smith's bestselling The World's Wisdom, Philip Novak distills the most powerful and elegant expressions of the wisdom of humankind. Authentic, poetic translations of key texts are coupled... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 41.99
This book introduces students to major worldviews through the lens of justice and peace. The second edition features a broader framework and includes updates on non-religious ethical norms, Islamophobia, colonial evangelization, religion in China, and an updated examination of the Israel-Palestine conflict. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Huston Smith, the author of the classic bestseller The World's Religions , delivers a passionate, timely message: The human spirit is being suffocated by the dominant materialistic worldview of our times. Smith champions a society in which religion is once again treasured and authentically practiced as the vital source of human wisdom. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 9.99
Ritual is part of what it means to be human. Like sports, music, and drama, ritual defines and enriches culture, putting those who practice it in touch with sources of value and meaning larger than themselves. Ritual is unavoidable, yet it holds a place in modern life that is decidedly ambiguous. What is ritual? What does it do? Is it useful? What... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 32.00
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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; Not Available
Die Beiträge dieses Bandes, verfasst von namhaften Fachvertretern aus Theologie, Religionswissenschaft, Ethnologie und Politikwissenschaft, beteiligen sich am aktuellen, an Marcel Mauss anknüpfenden gabetheoretischen Diskurs und nehmen Bedeutung und Funktion von Gaben in unterschiedlichen Religionen und Kulturen in den Blick. Angesichts der Vielfalt... more...
- 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...