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  • Myths & Legends of the Polynesiansby Johannes C. Andersen

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • Us and Themby Abe Ata

    Australian Academic Press 2009; US$ 14.99

    In 12 essays Us and Them offers truths about interfaith relations as they are believed and expressed by Muslim and non-Muslim Australians. The essays are interdisciplinary and varied in topic, and seek to challenge the images of Islam held by both xenophobic Westerners and extremist Muslims. more...

  • Australian Soulby Gary Bouma

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00

    This fascinating book challenges the idea that religious and spiritual life in Australia is in decline. more...

  • Whitlamby Brian Carroll

    Rosenberg Publishing 2011; US$ 15.99

    Governor-General Sir John Kerr’s 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...

  • Dictionary of Polynesian Mythologyby Robert Craig

    ABC-CLIO 1989; US$ 75.00

    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...

  • Handbook of Polynesian Mythologyby Robert D. Craig

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 75.00

    A concise reference source on Polynesia's complex mythology this book contains an annotated bibliography of the major introductory commentaries on Polynesian mythology and culture and an extensive glossary. more...

  • Creation and Evolutionby Lenn E. Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95

    Can religion survive Darwinism? Do scientists entering the lab or heading for the field have to bracket, or reject outright, all religious commitments and convictions? Trenchantly laying out the evidence for natural selection and carefully following and underscoring the themes and theses of Genesis, L. E. Goodman traces the historical and conceptual... more...

  • Religion in Evolution (Routledge Revivals)by F. B. Jevons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1906, these four lectures were originally delivered in the Vacation Term for Biblical Study at Cambridge. Evidence is derived from the native tribes of Australia in particular, whom Jevons compares for his discussion. The first lecture considers whether religion has evolved from, or was preceded by a pre-religion, or non-religious,... more...

  • Purpose in the Living World?by Jacob Klapwijk

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    Jacob Klapwijk offers the theory of emergent evolution as a way of bridging the gap between creationism and evolutionary science. more...

  • Evolutionary Theory and Christian Beliefby David Lack

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published in 1957. This book is concerned with the conflict between "Darwinism" as the Victorians called it, and Christianity, a conflict here re-stated in modern terms because it so vitally affects our understanding of human nature and human values today. The opening chapter describes the historical background. There is a short account... more...