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- Visible Ink Press 2012; US$ 18.99
Providing detailed descriptions of the beliefs, rituals, history, and organization of the world?s eight major religious traditions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto, this fully revised and updated edition is an easy-to-use comparative guide for anyone seeking basic religious literacy. Clearly... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
Wilderness mythology is one of the most abiding creations in the history of religions, and yet it has not previously been subject to scrutiny or theorizing from a cross-cultural, ?study-of-religions perspective?. This book addresses the need for cross-cultural anthropological and history of religions analyses by offering in-depth case studies of the... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
The fall of Phaethon, son of the sun god Helios, has been taken up in art and literature as a warning against hubris. The present study analyzes the myth of Phaethon in German literature and its European contexts. Intertextual relations from antiquity to the present are unfolded, including works by Euripides, Ovid, Wickram, Gryphius, Schiller, Goethe,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 32.95
Through both the scholarly introductions and the primary sources, this comprehensive volume addresses a range of topics, from the sanctity of birth to a child?s relationship to evil, showing that issues regarding children are central to understanding world religions and raising significant questions about our own conceptions of children today. more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
The contributors to this volume treat pluralism as a concept that is historically and ideologically produced or, put another way, as a doctrine that is embedded within a range of political, civic, and cultural institutions. Their critique considers how religious difference is framed as a problem that only pluralism can solve. Working comparatively... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 21.99
The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere represents a rare opportunity to experience a diverse group of preeminent philosophers confronting one pervasive contemporary concern: what role does?or should?religion play in our public lives? Reflecting on her recent work concerning state violence in Israel-Palestine, Judith Butler explores the potential... more...
- Nordic Academic Press 2012; US$ 41.99
Written by distinguished scholars from multiple perspectives, this account widens the interpretative scope on religious life among the pre-Christian Scandinavian people. The religion of the Viking Age is conventionally identified through its mythology: the ambiguous character Odin, the forceful Thor, and the end of the world approaching in Ragnarök.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
Religion is becoming increasingly important to the study of political science and to re-examine key concepts, such as democracy, securitization, foreign policy analysis, and international relations. The secularization of Europe is often understood according to the concept of ?multiple modernities??the idea that there may be several roads to modernity,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2002; US$ 159.95
This collection of twenty papers originally contributed to the annual Denton Conferences in Implicit Religion bespeaks, through the range and quality of its contents, the achievement of its editor in gaining currency for the concept of "implicit religion" in a project spanning three decades. As Dr. Bailey immediatly concedes, the concept... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2012; US$ 15.99
Holy Spirit Prayers Prayer—connecting with God’s wisdom through your born-again spirit! In Define Your Destiny Through Prayer: Your Journey to Divine Revelation, you will learn how the Holy Spirit can teach you how to pray “according to the will of God” to establish your personal, Spirit-breathed destiny. ... more...