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  • Mithrasby Manfred Clauss

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 78.02

    Der Kult des Sonnengottes Mithras verbreitete sich seit der frühen Kaiserzeit im gesamten Imperium Romanum. Er versprach den Menschen Hilfe im Alltag und Erlösung nach dem Tod. Vor allem unter römischen Soldaten war die Religion sehr verbreitet ? die Zeugnisse dafür finden sich im gesamten Mittelmeerrau bis nach Gallien und Germanien hinein. Die Mithras-Verehrung... more...

  • The Wiley Blackwell Companion to East and Inner Asian Buddhismby Mario Poceski

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    The Wiley Blackwell Companion to East and Inner Asian Buddhism combines outstanding contributions covering Buddhism as it developed and is practiced in this region. These newly-commissioned essays provide fresh scholarly perspectives on a wide range of concepts, texts, and practices. Offers a comprehensive and balanced survey of Buddhism within... more...

  • Hestia – Goddess of the Hearthby Janet Bubar Rich

    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...

  • 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...

  • Wort halten ? gestern, heute, morgenby Hans Otte; Christian Stäblein; Horst Hirschler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 52.16

    Aus Anlass des 850-jährigen Jubiläums des Klosters Loccum bei Hannover erscheint diese Festschrift. Angehörige des Klosters und befreundete Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler untersuchen Grundlagen und zentrale Etappen der Geschichte dieses Klosters. Aus einem reichen Zisterzienserkloster wird mit Einführung der Reformation ein evangelisches... more...

  • History of Religious Ideas, Volume 3by Mircea Eliade; Alf Hiltebeitel; Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    This volume completes the immensely learned three-volume A History of Religious Ideas . Eliade examines the movement of Jewish thought out of ancient Eurasia, the Christian transformation of the Mediterranean area and Europe, and the rise and diffusion of Islam from approximately the sixth through the seventeenth centuries. Eliade's vast knowledge... more...

  • The Changing Soul of Europeby Helena Vilaça; Enzo Pace; Inger Furseth; Per Pettersson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book paves the way for a more enlarged discussion on religion and migration phenomena in countries of Northern and Southern Europe. The book presents through various theoretical lenses and empirical researches the impact mobility and consequent religious transnationalism have on multiple aspects of culture and social life in societies where the... more...

  • Erscheinungsformen und Handhabungen Heiliger Schriftenby Joachim Friedrich Quack; Daniela Christina Luft

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    This study focuses on Holy Scriptures as material objects. What are the contexts for the appearances and the usages of these objects? Is there a difference between Holy Scriptures and other objects, and is it inevitably their sacred content that renders them holy? Interdisciplinary perspectives offer new incentives for understanding the material phenomenon... more...

  • The Adventures of Hermesby Murielle Szac; Mika Provata-Carlone

    Pushkin Press 2014; US$ 10.19

    Follow Hermes on 100 unforgettable journeys across the fascinating, colourful world of Greek mythology. The young god is determined to have adventures from the very moment of his unusual birth, stealing sacred cows, discovering fire and inventing the lyre and flute. With his tumbling brown curls and cheerful fearlessness, he charms his fellow... more...

  • Die Religionen des alten Orientsby Daniel Snell; Cornelius Hartz

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 78.02

    Daniel C. Snell erzählt die Geschichte des religiösen Lebens im Nahen Osten von den Anfängen der Landwirtschaft bis zur Invasion Alexanders des Großen 300 v. Chr. Dabei zeichnet er die wichtigsten Entwicklungen nach, die sich im Alltag und den religiösen Vorstellungen der Menschen in Mesopotamien, Ägypten, Israel und im Iran vollzogen haben. Er beleuchtet... more...