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Religion (General)

  • The Devil and Philosophyby Robert Arp

    Open Court 2014; US$ 19.95

    In The Devil and Philosophy , 34 philosophers explore questions about one of the most recognizable and influential characters (villains?) of all time. From Roman Polanski's The Ninth Gate to J.R.R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion to Bram Stoker's Dracula to Darth Vader to Al Pacino's iconic performance in The Devil's Advocate , this book demonstrates... more...

  • Mahaviraby Manoj Jain; Demi

    World Wisdom, Inc 2014; US$ 9.99

    Mahavira: The Hero of Nonviolence tells the remarkable story of Mahavira, a young prince who renounces his wealth and power to become a wandering monk. Mahavira imagined a world where no one gets hurt, a world where no one is teased or bullied, a world where there is no fear or anger. Today more than 2500 years later, over 10 million Jains follow... more...

  • Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Mythby Robert A. Segal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • 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...

  • Visualized Textsby Jörg Gengnagel

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 58.61

    The study of the history of South Asian cartography has long been interpreted based on Western cartographic traditions. Maps of the South Asian subcontinent were assumed to be produced by foreigners ? not by South Asians themselves. Maps actually produced in South Asia were neglected as a category in their own right. The present study focuses on the... more...

  • Muslim and Catholic Pilgrimage Practicesby Albertus Bagus Laksana

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Employing a comparative theological and phenomenological analysis, this book reveals the deeper religio-cultural and theological import of pilgrimage practice in the identity formation and interaction among Muslims and Catholics in south central Java. In a wider context, it also sheds light on the larger dynamics of the complex encounter between Islam,... more...

  • Religions of South Africa (Routledge Revivals)by David Chidester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1992, this title explores the religious diversity of South Africa, organizing it into a single coherent narrative and providing the first comparative study and introduction to the topic. David Chidester emphasizes the fact that the complex distinctive character of South African religious life has taken shape with a particular economic,... more...

  • Religion in Public and Private Life (Routledge Revivals)by Clarke E. Cochran

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Religious crosses the spheres of both the private life and the public institution. In a liberal democracy, public and private interests and goals prove to be inseparable. Clarke Cochran?s interdisciplinary study brings political theory and the sociology of religion together in a fresh interpretation of liberal culture. First published in 1990, this... 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...