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  • Handbuch der Religionen der Welt / Teilband 2: Europaby Markus Porsche-Ludwig; Jürgen Bellers; Hans Küng

    Traugott Bautz 2012; US$ 32.70

    Lange Zeit haben die Sozialwissenschaften die Religion nicht wahrnehmen wollen und sogar als Entwicklungshemmnis diffamiert. Aber der tolle Mann Nietzsches hat Gott nicht getötet. Er ist allpräsent in allen Ländern der Welt gegenwärtig: Menschen suchen bei ihm Schutz und Vertrauen in die Zukunft. Das zeigt das wissenschaftliche Handbuch auf, in einem... more...

  • ZENby Yarito Niimura

    Herder Verlag 2014; US$ 7.68

    Zen-Geschichten, die einen Blick auf das Wesentliche eröffnen und zur Achtsamkeit einladen, für unsere Gegenwart neu erzählt und in einer wunderschönen Gestaltung, die zum Verweilen einlädt. Das Buch in hochwertiger Ausstattung mit Halbleineneinband und Goldprägung.   Biographische Informationen Yarito Niimura, Autorenpseudonym einer in Deutschland... more...

  • Warum sie glauben, was sie glaubenby Bernhard Uhde

    Herder Verlag 2015; US$ 12.49

    Konflikte rühren oft vom Nichtwissen. Noch öfter vom Nichtverstehen: Wie »ticken« die »anderen« wirklich? Was sind ihre inneren Antriebskräfte, ihre gedanklichen Prinzipien? Damit Debatten über kulturelle Unterschiede nicht mehr so schnell ins Leere laufen, stellt Bernhard Uhde die inneren Konzepte vor, die die innere spirituelle und kulturelle Dynamik... more...

  • Handbook of Religion and the Asian Cityby Peter van der Veer

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 150.00

    Handbook of Religion and the Asian City highlights the creative and innovative role of urban aspirations in Asian world cities. It does not assume that religion is of the past and that the urban is secular, but instead points out that urban politics and governance often manifest religious boundaries and sensibilities?in short, that public religion... more...

  • Cretan Sanctuaries and Cultsby Mieke Prent

    BRILL 2006; US$ 233.00

    This volume offers a contextual study of sanctuaries and cults in Crete in the transitional period from the end of the Late Bronze Age into the Archaic period (c.1200 to 600 BC). It provides a dynamic picture of the interplay of religious tradition and societal change in a period long considered a 'Dark Age' by Classical scholarship. 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 Ueli Dill; Christine Walde

    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...

  • La romanisation des dieuxby Alain Cadotte

    BRILL 2006; US$ 221.00

    Presents a global study of the Roman-African pantheon. more...

  • Romanising Oriental Godsby Richard Gordon; Jaime Alvar

    BRILL 2008; US$ 221.00

    Argues that the alternative accounts emerging significantly underestimate the role of three major cults, of Cybele and Attis, Isis and Serapis, and Mithras. more...

  • Votives, Places and Rituals in Etruscan Religionby Margarita Gleba; Hilary Becker

    BRILL 2008; US$ 151.00

    Considering votive, mortuary and secular rituals, this volume offers a contribution to the study of Etruscan culture and gathers material, interpretations and approaches to the areas of Etruscan religion. more...