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- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 7.99
The complex world of Egyptian myth is clearly illuminated in this fascinating new approach to ancient Egypt. Geraldine Pinch explores the cultural and historical background behind a wide variety of sources and objects, from Cleopatra's Needle and Tutankhamun's golden statue, to a story on papyrus of the gods misbehaving. What did they mean, and how... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1994; US$ 12.95
In this introductory volume, Baba Ifa Karade provides an easily understandable overview of the Yoruba religion. He describes 16 orisha and shows us how to work with divination, to use the chakras to internalize the teachings of Yoruba, and describes how to create a sacred place of worship. Includes prayers, dances, songs, offerings, and sacrifices... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 6.50
Hume's brilliant and dispassionate essay Of Miracles has been added in this expanded edition of his Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion , which also includes Of the Immortality of the Soul,Of Suicide, and Richard Popkin's illuminating Introduction. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
The American Gospel?literally, the good news about America?is that religion shapes our public life without controlling it. In this vivid book, New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham tells the human story of how the Founding Fathers viewed faith, and how they ultimately created a nation in which belief in God is a matter of choice. At a time... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 9.99
This book explores the challenges that Asian immigrants face when their religion--and consequently culture--is "remade in the U.S.A." Peppered with stories of individual people and how they actually live their religion, this informative book gives an overview of each religion's beliefs, a short history of immigration--and discrimination--for each group,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 35.00
Science and Religion assesses the impact of social, political and intellectual change upon Anglican circles, with reference to Oxford University in the decades following the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars. more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 101.00
This volume discusses the ways in which religious conviction and the development of the natural sciences and medicine influenced each other in the 16th century. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 149.00
A comparative study of basic themes in Christian and Islamic fundamentalist discourses, analyzing texts from a wide variety of leaders and movements. It looks for "family resemblances" and significant differences in order to better understand the contemporary phenomenon of religious resurgence. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 124.99
The Adi Granth ("original book"), the primary scripture of the Sikhs, comprises approximately 3,000 hymns. Although the authorship of the hymns is well-recorded, the history of the compilation the Adi Granth - the creation of the Sikh "canon" - is the subject of considerable speculation and debate. In this book, Gurinder Mann attempts to construct... more...