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  • Behind the Exclusive Brethrenby Michael Bachelard

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2010; US$ 19.99

    Investigating the Exclusive Brethren—an obscure religious sect that burst onto the Australian political stage in 2004—this record details the group?s 19th-century origins in the United Kingdom, their fractious history, their extraordinary use of scripture to control members and dissidents, and their lucrative business and financial arrangements.... more...

  • Julian of Norwich's "Showings"by Denise Nowakowski Baker

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The first woman known to have written in English, the fourteenth-century mystic Julian of Norwich has inspired generations of Christians with her reflections on the "motherhood" of Jesus, and her assurance that, despite evil, "all shall be well." In this book, Denise Baker reconsiders Julian not only as an eloquent and profound visionary but also... more...

  • An Atheist's History of Beliefby Matthew Kneale

    Random House 2013; US$ 12.24

    What first prompted prehistoric man, sheltering in the shadows of deep caves, to call upon the realm of the spirits? And why has belief thrived ever since, leading us to invent heaven and hell, sin and redemption, and above all, gods? Religion reflects our deepest hopes and fears; whether you are a believer or, like Matthew... more...

  • Twentieth Century Mythologiesby Daniel Dubuisson; Martha Cunningham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Myths have intrigued scholars throughout history. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' traces the study of myth over the last century, presenting the key theories of mythology and critiquing traditional definitions of myth. The volume presents the work of influential scholars in mythology: the noted Indo-Europeanist Georges Dumezil, the structuralist anthropologist... more...

  • Das Buch der Mitteby Vishal Mangalwadi

    'fontis 2014; US$ 26.99

    Als Buch der Bücher wurde die Bibel aus der Mitte gedrängt. Sola scriptura - "allein die Schrift", lehrte einst Martin Luther. Aber die Reformation ist lange her, und längst haben andere Kräfte ihren Alleinstellungsanspruch in den Ring geworfen. Dieser Verlust der Mitte ist heute mit Händen zu greifen. Vishal Mangalwadi hat genau das großartig dokumentiert.... more...

  • The Twilight of Atheismby Alister Mcgrath

    The Doubleday Religious 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...

  • Revival of the Gnostic Heresyby Joe E. Morris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    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$ 100.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Boundaries of Monotheismby Anne-Marie Korte; Maaike de Haardt

    BRILL 2009; US$ 130.00

    From an interdisciplinary perspective the authors of this book, scholars in theology and religious studies, give an account of the problematic and promising aspects of biblically based monotheism, considered as a formative religious idea, belief, and practice in Western history and culture. more...