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  • An Archaeology of Ancestorsby Carla M. Antonaccio

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1994; US$ 43.99

    In this fresh consideration of the origins of the ancient Greeks' ideas and practices concerning their own past, Carla M. Antonaccio demonstrates that hero cult and ancestor cult persisted, throughout the Iron Age, long before epic poetry's heroic narratives were widely disseminated. Although it was not until the dissolution of Iron Age societies that... more...

  • Buddhist Birth Storiesby T.W. Rhys Davids

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Life or Legend of Gaudama the Buddha of the Burmese: Volume IIby P. Bigandet

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Milinda-Questionsby Mrs Rhys Davids

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 320.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Sih-Rozag in Zoroastrianismby Enrico Raffaelli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Focusing on the Avestan and Pahlavi versions of the S?h-r?zag , a text worshipping Zoroastrian divine entities, this book explores the spiritual principles and physical realities associated with them. Introducing the book is an overview of the structural, linguistic and historico-religious elements of the Avestan S?h-r?zag . This overview, as... more...

  • Sage, Saint and Sophistby Graham Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Holy men, both pagan and Christian are persistent and puzzling figures in the religious life of the Roman Empire. In this first historical study of Holy Men for more than half a century, Dr Anderson applies techniques of literary analysis to throw light on the lifestyles and behaviour of these figures, from Jesus Christ to Peregrinus Proteus to dio... more...

  • The 99th Monkeyby Eliezer Sobel

    Santa Monica Press 2008; US$ 14.95

    Suffused with a unique brand of irreverent humor, this account recalls the autobiographical explorations of the most significant alternative communities, ashrams, gurus, shamans, and consciousness-raising seminars of the past 40 years. Serving as a human guinea pig for many of the most popular cutting-edge New Age, human potential, and spiritual experiments,... more...

  • The Wiley Blackwell Companion to East and Inner Asian Buddhismby Mario Poceski

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    The Wiley Blackwell Companion to East and Inner Asian Buddhism combines outstanding contributions covering Buddhism as it developed and is practiced in this region. These newly-commissioned essays provide fresh scholarly perspectives on a wide range of concepts, texts, and practices. Offers a comprehensive and balanced survey of Buddhism within... more...

  • Introduction to World Religionsby Christopher Partridge

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting... more...

  • History of Religious Ideas, Volume 3by Mircea Eliade; Alf Hiltebeitel; Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    This volume completes the immensely learned three-volume A History of Religious Ideas . Eliade examines the movement of Jewish thought out of ancient Eurasia, the Christian transformation of the Mediterranean area and Europe, and the rise and diffusion of Islam from approximately the sixth through the seventeenth centuries. Eliade's vast knowledge... more...