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  • The Study of Religion under the Impact of Fascismby Horst Junginger

    BRILL 2007; US$ 203.00

    The study of religion under the spell of fascism has not received due attention. One reason for the noticeable lack of interest was the political involvement of many historians of religions. Among those who had good reason to leave the era of fascism untouched, we find prominent figures in the field. Another obstacle to examining the past impartially... more...

  • Reading the Fifth Vedaby Joydeep Bagchee; Vishwa Adluri

    BRILL 2011; US$ 255.00

    Bringing together Hiltebeitel's major essays on the the Mah?bh?rata, the R?m?ya?a, and the south Indian cults of Draupad? and K?tt???avar along with new articles written especially for this collection, this two volume work offers a comprehensive re-reading of the Indian epic tradition by the foremost scholar in Indian epic studies today. more...

  • Comparing Religionsby Jeffrey J. Kripal; Andrea Jain; Erin Prophet; Ata Anzali

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95

    Comparing Religions is a next-generation textbook which expertly guides, inspires, and challenges those who wish to think seriously about religious pluralism in the modern world. A unique book teaching the art and practice of comparing religions Draws on a wide range of religious traditions to demonstrate the complexity and power of comparative... more...

  • Opuscula Iby E. A. Schmidt

    De Gruyter 1986; US$ 56.00

    Die kleine Spezialschrift aus der peripatetischen Schule behandelt Fragen der Tugendlehre und tangiert dabei die großen aristotelischen Tugenddarstellungen. Sieben Grundeigenschaften werden dabei zur Charakterisierung der Tugend benannt: Verständigkeit, Gelassenheit, Tapferkeit, Besonnenheit, Beherrschtheit, Gerechtigkeit und Großzügigkeit. Sie werden... more...

  • Spinoza in der jüdischen Aufklärungby Jan-Hendrik Wulf

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 179.00

    Kaum ein anderer Denker hat die jüdische Moderne in einem so hohen Maße beeinflusst wie der Philosoph Baruch Spinoza. Als eine intellektuelle Grenzfigur, die nach ihrer Verbannung aus der jüdischen Gemeinde Amsterdams im Jahre 1656 in die christlich-abendländische Gelehrtenwelt eintrat, inspirierte er jene Aufklärer der Haskala, die ein gutes Jahrhundert... more...

  • Inventing and Reinventing the Goddessby Sree Padma; Brenda Beck; Perundevi Srinivasan; Tracy Pintchman; Sasikumar Balasundaram; Vasudha Narayanan; Sree Padma; Neelima Shukla-Bhatt; R. Mahalakshmi; Caleb Simmons; Priya Kapoor

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    The volume investigates two related processes: First, it underscores the manner in which the religious cultures of goddesses are reflexes of larger social processes occurring historically in local contexts. Second, it illustrates transformations in how these same goddesses are understood when they migrate from indigenous social and cultural contexts... more...

  • Science and the Sacredby Ravi Ravindra

    Quest Books 2014; US$ 21.95

    Einstein said the best scientists have always approached science as a sacred activity that could yield "the secrets of the Old One," Ravi Ravindra points out. This eloquent book at once affirms scientific exploration and addresses the failure of science to deal with the inner life. We all want to know why things happen and how we can control certain... more...

  • Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophyby David Elstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until today. The volume analyzes six significant contemporary Confucian philosophers in China and Taiwan, describing their political thought and... more...

  • Le Jugement de Sethby Rachel Maeder

    Éditions Plaisir de Lire 2014; US$ 9.99

    Université de Genève, Département des Antiquités. Un chercheur est retrouvé mort dans la salle des archives d'Égyptologie, écrasé entre deux rayonnages coulissants. Pourquoi a-t-on tué si sauvagement ce jeune homme brillant et apparemment sans histoire? Jorge, le compagnon de la victime, et Michael Kappeler, un ami archiviste, vont vite devenir les... more...

  • The Case Against Christianityby Michael Martin

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 40.95

    In this systematic philosophical critique of the major tenets of Christianity, Michael Martin examines the semantic and epistemological bases of religious claims and beliefs. Beginning with a comparison and evaluation of the Apostles? Creed, the Niceno-Chalcedonian Creed, and the Athanasian Creed, Martin discusses the principal theological, historical,... more...