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- ABC-CLIO 1989; US$ 118.00
Prior to 1500 A.D. the Polynesians were the most widely spread people on earth, having settled an area of the Pacific, the Polynesian Triangle, twice the size of the United States. In this first reference guide to the mythology of these Vikings of the Pacific, Craig reviews Polynesian legends, stories, gods, goddesses, and heroes in hundreds of alphabetical... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 14.95
In 1892, the Bishop of Tasmania set sail for Melanesia with the intent of rescuing islanders from lives of fear, black magic and cannibalism. Over 100 years later, his great grandson, Charles Montgomery , followed the bishop?s route through the South Pacific, seeking out the spirits and myths his missionary forebear had sought to destroy. Montgomery... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2011; US$ 15.99
Governor-General Sir John Kerrs dismissal of the elected Whitlam Government in 1975, more or less at the behest of the Liberal-Country Party Coalition led by Malcolm Fraser, was among the most momentous events in Australian political history. Born into a privileged life Whitlam joined the Australian Labor Party, rose to be its Parliamentary leader... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 160.00
Providing new insights into the contemporary creationist-evolution debates, this book looks at the Hindu cultural-religious traditions of India, the Hindu Dharma traditions. By focusing on the interaction of religion and science in a Hindu context, it offers a global context for understanding contemporary creationist-evolution conflicts and tensions... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2012; US$ 59.99
Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the first ordination of women priests in the Australian Anglican Church, this book analyzes the ordination debate and reviews how it occupied church synods, ecclesiastical tribunals, civil courts, and media headlines. It also highlights the accomplishments of the more than 500 ordained female priests since 1992.... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 37.50
Myths & Legends of the Polynesians is an account of the history, art and mythology of the Polynesian peoples. The Polynesians had many myths and legends, but through the ages they had been circulated by word of mouth, and not recorded. They were recalled from the vast storehouse of time and memory by the old priests who treasured the old traditions,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95
Exploring religious and spiritual changes which have been taking place among Indigenous populations in Australia and New Zealand , this book focuses on important changes in religious affiliation in census data over the last 15 years. Drawing on both local social and political debates, while contextualising the discussion in wider global debates about... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2009; US$ 34.50
How do our current notions of the workings of the universe fit with our deepest convictions about its meaning and value? From religion, we grasp the world as created, given, gift. From science, we apprehend it as evolving, in process, changing. How do we bring these apprehensions together? Or can we? Is our impulse to find the two complementary: creation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95
More than a quarter of the world's religions are to be found in the regions of Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, together called Oceania. The Religions of Oceania is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on the great and changing variety of traditional religions in the Pacific zone. The book also deals with indigenous... more...