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  • Mythologizing Jesusby Dennis R. MacDonald

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99

    MacDonald shows how Gospel stories parallel many Greek and Roman epics?from walking on water to visiting the land of the dead?to compel first-century readers into life-changing decisions to follow Jesus. MacDonald doesn?t call into question the existence of Jesus but rather asks readers to examine the Gospels through a new, mythological lens. more...

  • The Twilight of Atheismby Alister Mcgrath

    The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.99

    In this bold and provocative new book, the author of In the Beginning and The Reenchantment of Nature challenges the widely held assumption that the world is becoming more secular and demonstrates why atheism cannot provide the moral and intellectual guidance essential for coping with the complexities of modern life. Atheism is one of the most... more...

  • The Hindusby Wendy Doniger

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 25.00

    From one of the world?s foremost scholars on Hinduism, a vivid reinterpretation of its history An engrossing and definitive narrative account of history and myth that offers a new way of understanding one of the world?s oldest major religions, The Hindus elucidates the relationship between recorded history and imaginary worlds. Hinduism does... more...

  • Foxe's Book of Martyrsby John Foxe; John N. King

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 8.99

    Foxe's Book of Martyrs is a collection of unforgettable accounts of religious persecution. This modernized selection brings together some of the most stirring tales of the interrogation and execution of heretics burnt at the stake in the reign of Mary, with some of the original woodcut illustrations and an illuminating introduction. - ;'Be... more...

  • Revival of the Gnostic Heresyby Joe E. Morris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    In this rigorous analysis, Morris draws parallels between Fundamentalist methods of biblical interpretation and the early Christian heresy of Gnosticism. more...

  • Religion, Culture, and Sacred Spaceby Martyn Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    Religion, Culture, and Sacred Spaces is a comparative exploration into the nature of the human relationship to physical space advancing the startling thesis that the human capacity for narrative and identity imbues landscapes with meaning and sacredness. more...

  • Scripture and Traditionsby Patrick Gray; Gail R. O'Day

    BRILL 2008; US$ 216.00

    Contains twenty-two essays in honor of Carl R Holladay, whose work on the interaction between early Christianity and Hellenistic Judaism had a considerable impact on the study of the New Testament. The essays featured in this work are grouped into three sections Hellenistic Judaism; the New Testament in Context; and, the History of Interpretation. more...

  • The Bible in Arab Christianityby Thomas David

    BRILL 2007; US$ 212.00

    Illustrates the place of the Bible in Arab Christianity as a source of authority and presents information about Christian experiences under early Islam, and the importance attached to upholding its authenticity in the face of Muslim criticisms. This volume contains contributions from the Fifth Mingana Symposium. more...

  • The Study of Religion under the Impact of Fascismby Horst Junginger

    BRILL 2007; US$ 203.00

    The study of religion under the spell of fascism has not received due attention. One reason for the noticeable lack of interest was the political involvement of many historians of religions. Among those who had good reason to leave the era of fascism untouched, we find prominent figures in the field. Another obstacle to examining the past impartially... more...

  • Rethinking Ghosts in World Religionsby Mu-chou Poo

    BRILL 2009; US$ 182.00

    As a religious phenomenon, the realm of ghosts has been less studied than the realm of the divine. This work examines the received concepts and images of ghosts in various religious cultures ranging from the Ancient Near East and Egypt to the Old Testament, the Classical Era, Early medieval and Early Modern Europe, Early India, and Medieval China. more...