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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00
The contributions of this volume discuss the usability of the concept of ?pluralization? as the guiding concept for analyzing the early modern era. The first meaning of pluralization is the increase of the representations of reality which are relevant in an area of life and culture; furthermore this term expresses the emergence of ?new? and/or alternative... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Whereas many textbooks treat the subject of world religions in an apolitical way, as if each religion were a path for individuals seeking wisdom and not a discourse intimately connected with the exercise of power, James W. Laine treats religion and politics as halves of the same whole, tracing their relationship from the policies of Alexander the Great... more...
- Campus Verlag 2004; US$ 32.75
Seit Jahrhunderten leben in den Ländern Europas Menschen unterschiedlicher Religionen zusammen. Dabei können sich nationale und religiöse Zugehörigkeit wechselseitig verstärken, aber auch schwere Konflikte erzeugen. Europa bietet eine Art Labor der Geschichte, um die schwierige Beziehung zwischen Nation und Religion zu untersuchen, denn die christlichen... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 7.71
Der iranische Indologe und Philosoph Daryush Shayegan, geboren 1935 in Teheran/Iran, setzt nach dem Besuch der französischen Saint-Louis-Schule in Teheran seine Gymnasialzeit im Badingham College in England fort. Anschließend studiert er in Genf Politikwissenschaften und Philosophie. Er entdeckt dabei bald sein Interesse für indische Religionen und... more...
- Nordic Academic Press 2013; US$ 39.99
A broad discussion about how history and religion contribute to identity politics in contemporary Europe, this book provides case studies exemplifying how public intellectuals and academics have taken an active part in the construction of recent and traditional pasts. Instead of repeating the simplistic explanation as a ?return of religion,? this... more...
- The Floating Press 1911; US$ 7.99
To summon a dead religion from its forgotten grave and to make it tell its story, would require an enchanter's wand. Other old faiths, of Egypt, Babylon, Greece, Rome, are known to us. But in their case liturgies, myths, theogonies, theologies, and the accessories of cult, remain to yield their report of the outward form of human belief and aspiration.... more...