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  • The Bhagavad Gitaby Eknath Easwaran

    Nilgiri Press 2009; US$ 10.95

    The Bhagavad Gita, ?The Song of the Lord,? is probably the best known of all the Indian scriptures, and Easwaran?s clear, accessible translation is the best-selling edition. The Gita opens dramatically, with prince Arjuna collapsing in anguish on the brink of a war that he doesn?t want to fight. Arjuna has lost his way on the battlefield of life,... more...

  • Introduction to World Religionsby Christopher Partridge

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting... more...

  • Classical Mythologyby Helen Morales

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 7.99

    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...

  • The Hindu Traditionby Ainslie T. Embree; William Theodore De Bary

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 10.36

    This book, compiled from basic Hindu writings, is an exploration of the essential meaning of the Hindu tradition, the way of thinking and acting that has dominated life in India for the last three thousand years. Selections from religious, literary and philosophic works are preceded by introductory material that summarizes historical developments and... more...

  • In Search Of Zarathustraby Paul Kriwaczek

    Orion 2011; Not Available

    A quest to find the most influential religious teacher in the ancient world: Zarathustra. IN SEARCH OF ZARATHUSTRA is a quest to trace the influence of the prophet the Greeks called Zoroaster and considered the greatest religious legislator of the ancient world. Long before the first Hebrew temple, the birth of Christ or the mission of Muhammad,... more...

  • Religion in Consumer Societyby Professor François Gauthier; Dr Tuomas Martikainen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Presenting an overview of an emerging field in the study of contemporary religion, this book explores religion as both shaped by consumer culture and as shaping consumer culture. Following an introduction which critically analyses studies on consumer culture and integrates scholarship in the sociology of religion, this book explores religion, neoliberalism... more...

  • The Path of Yogaby Osho; Osho International Foundation

    Osho Media International 2013; US$ 7.95

    Osho is a contemporary mystic whose life and teachings have influenced millions of people of all ages, and from all walks of life. The Sunday Times in London named Osho as one of the "1,000 Makers of the 20th Century". His often provocative and challenging teachings generate today more and more interest and his readership is dramatically expanding... more...

  • Religions of the Silk Roadby Dr. Richard Foltz

    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...

  • Kulturgeschichte der frühen Neuzeitby Anton Grabner-Haider; Klaus S. Davidowicz; Karl Prenner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 56.77

    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...

  • Europa braucht Spiritualitätby Erwin Möde

    Herder Verlag 2014; US$ 18.12

    »Europa braucht Spiritualität.« Diese diskutable Leitthese eröffnet ein Panorama vielschichtiger Beiträge. Weil Europa multikulturell und multireligiös ist, kommen in diesem Diskurs Frauen und Männer unterschiedlicher Herkunft, Kultur- und Religionszugehörigkeit zu Wort: aus Theologie und Kirchen, aus den drei »Abrahamitischen Religionen«, aus Politik,... more...