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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 119.95
This book honors Hestia, the goddess of the hearth. It fills the gaping void in exclusive scholarship on Hestia and explores her as a pop culture icon in a quest to grasp her relevance for people today. Thinking about Hestia as an archetype of focus and centeredness may offer soulful refuge from the e-chatter overload that people face in their daily... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 74.99
Religion in Modern Europe examines religion as a form of collective memory. This is a memory held in place by Europe's institutional churches, educational systems, and the mass media - all of which are themselves responding to rapid social and economic change. Europe's religious memory is approached in the following ways: as vicarious-a particularly... more...
- Rodmell Press 2010; US$ 12.95
If you think that you have to escape to a cave in the Himalayas to find the enlightenment that yoga promises, think again. In Living Your Yoga, Judith Lasater stretches the meaning of yoga beyond its familiar poses and breathing techniques to include the events of daily life—all of them—as practice. Using the time-honored wisdom of the Yoga Sutra... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 56.02
Anton Grabner-Haider, Karl Prenner und Klaus S. Davidowicz veranschaulichen die wirtschaftlichen, sozialen und kulturellen Prozesse, die religiösen Überzeugungen und Reformationen, sowie die Lehren der Philosophie und die Denkmodelle der rationalen Aufklärung. Auch die großen Werke der Literatur, der Dichtkunst, der Malerei und der Baukunst sowie das... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
The Bhagavad Gita , one of the most sacred and venerated Hindu texts, is a series of conversations between the Lord Krishna – the divine one – and the warrior prince Arjuna in the prelude to the Kurukshetra war. Consisting of seven hundred stanzas and dealing with parables, and analogies covering the Yogic and Vedantic philosophies, it... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 45.00
In volume 2 of this monumental work, Mircea Eliade continues his magisterial progress through the history of religious ideas. The religions of ancient China, Brahmanism and Hinduism, Buddha and his contemporaries, Roman religion, Celtic and German religions, Judaism, the Hellenistic period, the Iranian syntheses, and the birth of Christianity—all... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
This book reveals the literary ways in which Ovid dealt with his exile. It develops the self-portrait of a masterful poet whose individualism seems to presage modernity, and shows how Ovid makes creative use of mythic figures in order to locate his own cultural identity. He creates a tableau of an upside-down world of exile, in which he... more...