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  • Gottesbild und Wahrnehmungby Peter Eich

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 85.33

    <P>Die Fähigkeit, die innere Vorstellungswelt in Bilddarstellungen umzusetzen, gehört zu den ursprünglichen menschlichen Eigenschaften. Die aus der Vorstellung in die kommunikative Sphäre übersetzten Bilder reproduzieren nicht nur äußere Formen, sondern verankern auch Erinnerungen oder transportieren Ängste, Hoffnungen oder andere Emotionen.... more...

  • Peripherie-Denkenby Mihály Loránd Dészpa

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 66.97

    <P>Silvanus war einer der populärsten Götter in den Donauprovinzen. Er prägte das religiöse Leben verschiedener sozialer Schichten der Provinzialbevölkerung vor allem in den wichtigsten Städten in diesem Teil des Imperium Romanum. Silvanus unterscheidet sich dabei allerdings radikal von seinem italischen Archetypus. Dies wurde in der Forschung... more...

  • Die Religion in der römischen Provinz Makedonienby Charalampos Tsochos

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 60.49

    Das römische Makedonien wurde in der althistorischen Forschung allzu oft nur als Randgebiet der römischen Welt wahrgenommen und ist hier vor allem durch punktuelle, wenngleich epochemachende Ereignisse im Bewußtsein, wie etwa durch die Schlacht bei Philippi 42 v. Chr. oder durch die Predigtreisen des Paulus etwa einhundert Jahre später. Um so mehr... more...

  • Offrir en Grčce ancienneby Ioanna Patera

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 61.57

    Moyen fréquemment utilisé pour établir une communication avec les dieux, les offrandes ne correspondent pas exactement, telles qu'on les conçoit aujourd'hui, ŕ ce que les Grecs désignaient ainsi. Le vocabulaire qui leur est associé et les contextes dans lesquels elles sont trouvées sont examinés ŕ partir des sources littéraires, épigraphiques et archéologiques.... more...

  • 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...

  • When Atheism Becomes Religionby Chris Hedges

    Free Press 2009; US$ 15.99

    From the New York Times bestselling author of American Fascists and the NBCC finalist for War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning comes this timely and compelling work about new atheists: those who attack religion to advance the worst of global capitalism, intolerance and imperial projects. Chris Hedges, who graduated from seminary at Harvard... more...

  • Antike Mythenby Christine Walde; Ueli Dill

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 280.00

    Contributions by respected European and American scholars from the field of classical and religious studies are collected in this volume. It is a representative selection of contemporary research on myths, the forms they can take, and their transformation in various environments and ages. more...

  • The Cult of Divine Birth in Ancient Greeceby Marguerite Rigoglioso

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 40.00

    This book argues that specialized cadres of virgin priestesses in ancient Greece were believed to give birth in miraculous fashion as a means of bringing forth holy political and spiritual leaders. more...

  • Celtic Mythology A to Zby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Celtic Mythology A to Z is a clearly written, illustrated guide to the characters, objects, and places that make up the mythic lore of the Celtic peoples of Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, and Wales. With hundreds of entries providing definitions, explanations, and descriptions of the major stories, gods and goddesses, places, and beliefs, this... more...

  • The World's Wisdomby Philip Novak

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.99

    A world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and primal religion sources! In this perfect companion to Huston Smith's bestselling The World's Wisdom, Philip Novak distills the most powerful and elegant expressions of the wisdom of humankind. Authentic, poetic translations of key texts are coupled... more...