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  • 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...

  • The Upanishadsby Swami Paramananda

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Interested in learning more about Hinduism? Whether you're a curious newcomer or a long-time practitioner, this collection of Upanishads -- the sacred philosophical texts upon which many of the precepts of the Hindu religion are based -- offers an engaging, spiritually enlightening read. 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$ 133.00

    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...

  • The World's Wisdomby Philip Novak

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    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... more...

  • Religiöser Pluralismus im Fokus quantitativer Religionsforschungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 69.99

    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...

  • The Social Significance of Religion in the Enlarged Europeby Mr Olaf Müller; Prof Dr Gert Pickel; Professor Detlef Pollack

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Researching more precisely the present social relevance of church and religion at different levels, The Social Significance of Religion in the Enlarged Europe raises and responds to both descriptive and explanatory questions: Can we observe tendencies of religious decline in the various Western and Eastern European countries? Are we witnessing trends... 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...