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  • Yearning for the New Ageby Sarah Diane Sasson

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    This biography of an unconventional woman in late 19th-century America is a study of a search for individual autonomy and spiritual growth. Laura Holloway-Langford, a "rebel girl" from Tennessee, moved to New York City, where she supported her family as a journalist. She soon became famous as the author of Ladies of the White House, which secured... more...

  • An Eye for an Iby Robert Spillane

    Michelle Anderson Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99

    We cannot escape from philosophy because we philosophise when we reflect critically on how we are living and the study of living, suitably elaborated, is philosophy. Philosophies embody ideas of considerable force and fascination which can change lives. To live a philosophy we need to penetrate the illusions of appearance and the delusions of common... more...

  • Die Chaldaeischen Orakel: Kontext - Interpretation - Rezeptionby Helmut Seng; Michel Tardieu

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 45.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Hans Lewys 1956 in Kairo erschienenes Buch 'Chaldaean Oracles and Theurgy. Mysticism, Magic and Platonism in the later Roman Empire' hat die Erforschung der Chaldaeischen Orakel angeregt wie kaum ein zweites Werk. Das 50. Jahr seit der Veröffentlichung war der Anlass einer Tagung zu den Chaldaeischen Orakeln, die 2006 in Konstanz... more...

  • Kulturgeschichte der mittelalterlichen Wahrsagereiby Christa Agnes Tuczay

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    The quest for truth, foreseeing the future, solving the enigmas of the past, finding answers to acute questions: all this was promised by oracles already in antiquity. Although the rise of Christianity meant a break with this tradition, the art of fortune telling continued to thrive, partly based on models from antiquity but in Christianized... more...

  • Religion and Change in Modern Britainby Linda Woodhead; Rebecca Catto

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book offers a fully up-to-date and comprehensive guide to religion in Britain since 1945. A team of leading scholars provide a fresh analysis and overview, with a particular focus on diversity and change. They examine: relations between religious and secular beliefs and institutions the evolving role and status of the churches the growth... more...

  • OCR Religious Studies for ASby Richard Gray

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 14.38

    Endorsed by OCR and specifically designed for the OCR AS Religious Studies specification, this book offers all the content and skills development needed to support the successful teaching and learning of the course. more...

  • Religiöser Pluralismus im Fokus quantitativer Religionsforschungby Detlef Pollack; Ingrid Tucci; Hans-Georg Ziebertz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; Not Available

    Die religiöse Vielfalt hat in Europa in den letzten Jahren stark zugenommen. Dazu haben nicht nur Prozesse der Pluralisierung innerhalb des Christentums sowie das zunehmende Interesse an Formen alternativer New-Age Spiritualität beigetragen. Bunter geworden ist das religiöse Spektrum vor allem durch die Zuwanderung von Menschen mit nichtchristlicher... more...

  • How to Pick a Religionby Trevor Barnes

    Hodder Education 2011; US$ 15.98

    A unique and amusing 'consumer guide' to the benefits that the different world faiths offer their adherents. Essential reading for anyone who wants to secure a place in the next life while still being true to themselves in this one! more...

  • Encyclopedia of Global Religionby Mark K. Juergensmeyer; Wade Clark Roof

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 316.00

    Bringing together perspectives from the principal social sciences of religion, this encyclopedia give an overview of the globalization of religious culture and society around the world in both its historical and contemporary aspects. more...

  • L'Amour ā la Wertherby Susanne Mildner

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 26.71

    Hauptbeschreibung Johann Wolfgang von Goethes Leiden des jungen Werther wurden zu einem Welterfolg. Für Madame de Staël war Werther der Repräsentant der einzig wahren Liebe, Charles de Villers bewunderte dessen "Sehnsucht, Ahndung, Schwärmerei", Stendhal benannte das Phänomen der deutschen Liebe erstmals konkret als "Amour ā la Werther qui ouvre... more...