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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
The national bestseller, now available in a non-illustrated, standard format paperback edition The Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people--including Star Wars creator George Lucas. To Campbell,... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 75.00
Like the River Ganges flowing down from the Himalayas, the entire Buddhist tradition flows down to us from the teachings and deeds of the historical Buddha, who lived and taught in India during the fifth century B.C.E. To ensure that his legacy would survive the ravages of time, his direct disciples compiled records of the Buddha's teachings soon after... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 42.00
An updated new edition of the groundbreaking investigation which takes full account of the finding of the social and historical sciences whilst offering a religious interpretation of the religions as different culturally conditioned responses to a transcendent Divine Reality. Written with great clarity and force, and with a wealth of fresh insights,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Huston Smith, the author of the classic bestseller The World's Religions , delivers a passionate, timely message: The human spirit is being suffocated by the dominant materialistic worldview of our times. Smith champions a society in which religion is once again treasured and authentically practiced as the vital source of human wisdom. more...
- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 22.95
In his latest book, Terry Eagleton, one of the most celebrated intellects of our time, considers the least regarded of the virtues. His compelling meditation on hope begins with a firm rejection of the role of optimism in life?s course. Like its close relative, pessimism, it is more a system of rationalization than a reliable lens on reality,... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 29.50
Over the course of his distinguished interdisciplinary career, Giles Gunn has sustained his focus on the continuing threats to our collective sense of the human that seem to result from the link between the collision of fundamental values and the increase of systemic violence. He asks whether such threats can be at least mitigated, even... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 54.99
For theorists in search of a political theology that is more responsive to the challenges now facing western democracies, this book tenders a new political economy anchored in a theory of value. The political theology of the future, Carl Raschke argues, must draw on a powerful, hidden impetusthe force of God?to frame a new value-economy. It must also... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00
This is the third volume of the immensely useful "Nag Hammadi Bibliography", the first volume of which covered 1948-1969 and was the first publication in the "Nag Hammadi Studies" series. The second volume covered 1970-1994. This third volume provides a complete integration of Supplements II/1-II/8 to the Bibliography as published... more...
- Andrews UK 2010; US$ 12.49
From its gradual decline during the latter part of the twentieth century, religion has been catapulted back into public consciousness, not least by acts of violence, extremism and various forms of fundamentalism. In this lively and provocative contribution to the debate the leading British feminist theologian, Tina Beattie, argues that the threat of... more...