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History and principles of religions

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  • Politik und Religion in der Europäischen Unionby Hartmut Behr; Mathias Hildebrandt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 49.99

    Wie christlich ist Europa? Wie religiös sind europäische Gesellschaften? Oder gibt es bereits eine europäische Gesellschaft? Und wenn ja, worauf baut sie auf? Glauben wir dem in die Krise geratenen europäischen Verfassungsentwurf, so ist die Europäische Union eine religiös neutrale, wirtschaftliche und politische Gemeinschaft. Verfolgen wir hingegen... more...

  • Glaube und Politikby Yves Bizeul

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Selten besteht Politik aus rein zweckrationalem Handeln. Politische Überzeugungen entstehen nur begrenzt aus der Kraft der besseren Argumente im politischen Diskurs oder aus der Fähigkeit, gesellschaftliche Probleme zu lösen. Neben der Legitimation durch Diskurs- und Zweckrationalität spielen vor allem auch nicht reflektierte vorpolitische Auffassungen... more...

  • History of Religious Ideas, Volume 2by Mircea Eliade; Willard R. Trask

    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...

  • Daryush Shayegan interkulturell gelesenby Afsaneh Gächter

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 7.57

    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...

  • Rethinking the Space for Religionby Catharina Raudvere; Krzysztof Stala; Trine Stauning Willert

    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 War of the Gods (RLE Myth)by Jarich G. Oosten

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    This structural analysis of myth, first published in 1985, focuses on social and political problems of Indo-European mythology. Dr Jarich Oosten tells how the ancient Indo-European gods competed for supreme power and the exclusive possession of the sacred potion of wisdom and immortality. In examining the social code of the wars of the gods, he reveals... more...

  • The Middle Eastern Founders of Religionby Solomon Nigosian

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    This book presents an academic introduction to the life and teachings of five Middle Eastern founders of religion ?- five individuals whose systems of faith, thought, and action have won the allegiance of millions. All believed to have experienced a personal encounter with the divine - a ?voice? directly from the ?beyond? ? to proclaim God?s message... more...

  • The Religion of the Ancient Celtsby J. A. MacCulloch

    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...

  • Sacred Books of the Eastby Epiphanius Wilson; Various

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 4.99

    Sacred Books of the East includes selections from the Vedic Hymns, Zend-Avesta, Dhammapada, Upanishads, the Koran, and the Life of Buddha, with critical and biographical sketches by Epiphanius Wilson more...

  • The Religion of the Ancient Celtsby J. A. MacCulloch 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...