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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00
These previously scattered texts by Michael Pye are landmarks in the development of the study of religions, presented here as an international enterprise with roots in both European and East Asian culture. This first volume comprises fundamental papers on method and theory, while the second volume uses case studies to explore a number of themes such... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00
These previously scattered texts by Michael Pye are landmarks in the development of the study of religions, presented here as an international enterprise with roots in both European and East Asian culture. Following fundamental papers on method and theory in the first volume, this second volume uses case studies to explore a number of themes such as... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 285.00
Band 12 des Archivs für Religionsgeschichte beschäftigt sich in einem ersten Themenschwerpunkt mit der ?Nennung und Repräsentation der Götter? in der antiken griechischen und römischen Welt. Der zweite Teil des Bandes ist verschiedenen Beiträgen zu Theologie und Kultpraxis in der griechischen und römischen Welt gewidmet, die alle auf eine genauere... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 35.50
The mid-second-century apocryphal infancy gospel, the Gospel of Thomas, which deals with the childhood of Jesus from age five to age twelve, has attained only limited interest from scholars. Much research into the story has also been seriously misguided - especially study of the story's origin, character, and setting. This book gives a fresh interpretation... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 99.99
The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) is small by anyone's definition, with only about 300,000 members worldwide, but its impact has been widely felt. Unlike other historical dictionaries, the authors present a series of worldwide essays on Quaker theology, history, and practice as well as the lives of individuals who have made this faith their... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
Georg von Trapezunt (1396?1472/3) ist eine der schillerndsten Gestalten des italienischen Frühhumanismus. Seine Übersetzung des dogmatischen Werkes von Basilius dem Großen, in Auftrag gegeben von Kardinal Bessarion, ist nicht nur vor dem Hintergrund des Unionskonzils von Ferrara-Florenz zu verstehen, sondern spielt auch im Rahmen der Platon-Aristoteles-Kontroverse... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 150.00
This book analyzes major transformations in Jewish life and thought: from idolatry to exclusive monotheism in the biblical age, from state-based identity to cultural nationalism in the Roman empire; and, in the European Diaspora, from theology to secularism and revived political nationalism in the modern period. Fundamental questions are asked about... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 165.00
Exploring deep into the history of the conflict between Christians and Jews from medieval to modern times, this wide-ranging volume - which includes newly uncovered material from the recently opened post-Soviet archives - seeks to bring positive understanding to controversial issues of inter-faith confrontation. Here, a number of eminent scholars from... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00
From the New York Times bestselling author of Fermat?s Last Theorem , ?an extraordinary story?( Philadelphia Inquirer ) of discovery, evolution, science, and faith. In 1929, French Jesuit priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was a part of a group of scientists that uncovered a skull that became known as Peking Man, a key evolutionary link that... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00
Historiographical documents from Ancient Greece have existed at least since the time of Herodotus; an historical awareness developed before his time, as evidenced in historical omnia, epic literature from Mesopotamia, in the texts of Hittite letters and treaties, and in Egyptian sources. The book explores the conceptual and formal characteristics of... more...