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  • Ojiseby Baba Ifa Karade

    Red Wheel Weiser 1996; US$ 9.95

    Ojise: Messenger of the Yoruba Tradition is a journal of the day-to-day activities and rituals that Karade encountered in his quest for priesthood in the Yoruba religion. Embedded in this journal are the very emotions, ideas and changes in his psyche-and the healing of soul - that occured on this journey. Karade explains the significance of the... more...

  • Der verlorene Himmelby Thomas Großbölting

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 25.25

    In vielen Teilen der Welt war und ist das soziale Leben von religiösen Vorstellungen durchtränkt. In Westeuropa wie auch in Deutschland verhält es sich nicht mehr so: Seit Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs erleben wir einen beispiellosen Traditionsbruch innerhalb der christlichen Konfessionen. Während die unmittelbare Nachkriegszeit noch von der Idee einer... more...

  • The Big Bang, the Buddha, and the Baby Boomby Wes "Scoop" Nisker

    Stone Bridge Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Hang on for a wild journey through the political and spiritual adventures of the baby-boom generation more...

  • Greek Religionby Walter Burkert; John Raffan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 41.95

    This is the first major synthesis of Greek religion to appear for a generation. A clearly structured and readable survey for classical scholars and students, it will also be generally welcomed as the best modern account of any polytheistic religious system. The text builds up an impressive and coherent picture of the current state of knowledge about... more...

  • Minority Religions and Fraudby Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Analysing both fraud and religion as social constructs with different functions and meanings attributed to them, this book raises issues that are central to debates about the limits of religious toleration in diverse societies, and the possible harm that religious organisations can inflict upon society and individuals. With a focus on minority religions,... more...

  • Vaisnavism, Saivism and Minor Religious Systems (Routledge Revivals)by R G Bhandarkar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Bhandarkar?s Vaisnavism, Saivism and Minor Religious Systems, first published in 1913, explores the origins of Vaishnavism by examining its sources of religion, aspects of the Mahabharata, and the Cult of Rama. Bhandarkar also discusses Saivism by exploring its origin and development. This text is ideal for students of theology. more...

  • The "Bhagavad Gita"by Richard H. Davis

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Bhagavad Gita , perhaps the most famous of all Indian scriptures, is universally regarded as one of the world?s spiritual and literary masterpieces. Richard Davis tells the story of this venerable and enduring book, from its origins in ancient India to its reception today as a spiritual classic that has been translated into more than seventy-five... more...

  • Seeing Krishna in Americaby E. Allen Richardson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    The Hindu sect the Vallabha Sampradaya was founded in India in the 15th century by a devotional saint, Vallabhacharya. Their Bhakti tradition worships a variety of forms of Krishna as a seven year old child. Following U.S. immigration reforms in 1965, members of the sect established a spiritual headquarters for the faith in Pennsylvania and began to... more...

  • Heirs to Forgotten Kingdomsby Gerard Russell

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 28.99

    Despite its reputation for religious intolerance, the Middle East has long sheltered many distinctive and strange faiths: one regards the Greek prophets as incarnations of God, another reveres Lucifer in the form of a peacock, and yet another believes that their followers are reincarnated beings who have existed in various forms for thousands of... more...

  • Zeugnisse fremder Religionen im Unterrichtby Karlo Meyer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 15.65

    Schülerinnen und Schülern begegnen verschiedenen Religionen alltäglich. Was aber ist der richtige Umgang mit fremden Religionen im Religionsunterricht? Die Antwort: Den Zeugnissen fremder Religionen Raum geben.Der Dialog der Religionen ist ein bedeutendes Thema für den Religionsunterricht. Dort können Schülerinnen und Schüler etwas über andere Religionen... more...