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  • Instructions for the Netherworldby Alberto Bernabé; Ana Isabel Jiménez San Cristóbal

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    The book presents a complete edition of the texts, their translation and some fundamental keys for their interpretation, in an attempt at updating our current knowledge on Orphic ideas about the soul and the Afterlife stated in those texts. more...

  • La romanisation des dieuxby Alain Cadotte

    BRILL 2006; US$ 221.00

    Most of the so called Roman deities of North Africa were disguised Libyo-Punic gods. In a global approach of the Roman-African pantheon, using all the available sources, this book investigates on the real identities of each deity worshiped in this area of the Roman Empire. more...

  • The Cult of Divine Birth in Ancient Greeceby Marguerite Rigoglioso

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 42.00

    This book argues that specialized cadres of virgin priestesses in ancient Greece were believed to give birth in miraculous fashion as a means of bringing forth holy political and spiritual leaders. more...

  • Celtic Mythology A to Zby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Celtic Mythology A to Z is a clearly written, illustrated guide to the characters, objects, and places that make up the mythic lore of the Celtic peoples of Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, and Wales. With hundreds of entries providing definitions, explanations, and descriptions of the major stories, gods and goddesses, places, and beliefs, this... more...

  • Religions View Religionsby Jerald D. Gort; Henry Jansen; Hendrik M. Vroom

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 105.00

    Because religion is so central to the lives and experience of the vast majority of people throughout the world, it figures very prominently in a variety of ways in interhuman relations. Unfortunately, ‘religion’ often appears to be one of the potent sources of mistrust, discord and strife between and among individuals, groups and cultures.... more...

  • The World's Religions after September 11 [Four Volumes]by ARVIND SHARMA

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 560.00

    This set is an unprecedented examination of religion's influence on modern life, an honest assessment of how religion can either destroy us or preserve us, and a thorough exploration of what steps might be necessary for all religions to join together as a force for good. Convening on the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade... more...

  • Understanding World Religionsby George Braswell

    B&H Publishing Group 1994; US$ 19.99

    Understanding other religions is no longer an academic, ivory tower exercise. In this timely and important book, Dr, Braswell provides an introduction to the major world religions, as well as many of the minor ones. more...

  • Die Welt der Gothicsby Klaus Neumann-Braun; Axel Schmidt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    In der modernen Gesellschaft finden okkulte und satanistische Praktiken und Vorstellungen nach wie vor Akzeptanz in der Bevölkerung. Allerdings sind neben die bekannten Formen der geschlossenen Gruppenorganisationen (Loge, Orden) neue, offene Formen, die medien- und musikvermittelten Jugendszenen, getreten. Das Buch wendet sich in diesem Zusammenhang... more...

  • The Everything World's Religions Bookby Kenneth Shouler

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 19.94

    From the Native American tribal faiths and the Judeo-Christian traditions to Scientology and other nascent religions, man's search for God takes many fascinating forms. In this easy-to-use and comprehensive guide, you'll explore the intriguing dogma and rituals, cultural convictions, and often-checkered backgrounds and histories of the world's religions.... more...

  • Woran glaubt die Welt?by Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 35.49

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Thema Religion hat in den letzten Jahren eine ungeahnte Renaissance und mediale Aufmerksamkeit erlebt. Dahinter bleibt jedoch das tatsächliche Wissen über die persönliche Religiosität der Menschen und die gesellschaftlichen Ausprägungen und Dynamiken von Religion weit zurück. Dieses Wissen erlangt angesichts der zunehmenden... more...