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  • Controversies in Contemporary Religion: Education, Law, Politics, Society, and Spirituality [3 volumes]by Paul Hedges

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 194.00

    Controversies in Contemporary Religion: Education, Law, Politics, Society, and Spirituality is a three-volume set that addresses a wide variety of current religious issues, analyzing religion's role in the rise of fundamentalism, censorship, human rights, environmentalism and sustainability, sexuality, bioethics, and other questions of widespread... more...

  • Religionby L. M. Barley; C. D. Field; B. A. Kosmin; J. S. Nielsen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This volume reviews the publicly available sources of statistical information on religion. The majority of this data relates to the Christian churches and is split between the serial or recurrent sources in the first review and the ad hoc survey data in the second. The third sets out the available Jewish data which comprise the best recorded and the... more...

  • Comparative Historical and Interpretative Study of Religionsby P. Adogbo

    Malthouse Press 2010; US$ 22.80

    Comparative Historical and Interpretative Study of Religions, is a historical and interpretative study of religions. The work provides a thorough methodological discussion on specific themes, historical figures and movements in Religious Studies. It delves into other themes such as the concepts of God, spirits, mysterious forces, pollution and ritual... more...

  • Archetypal Images in Greek Religionby Carl Kerényi; Christopher Holme

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 31.95 US$ 29.07

    What did Zeus mean to the Greeks? And who was Hera, united with Zeus historically and archetypally as if they were a human pair? C. Kerenyi fills a gap in our knowledge of the religious history of Europe by responding to these questions. Examining the word Zeus and its Greek synonyms theos and daimon , the author traces the origins of Greek religion... more...

  • Gedragsverslaving?by D. van de Mheen

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2014; US$ 14.26

    Doel van dit boek is een overzicht te geven van wat gedragsverslaving is, en hoe het kan worden herkend. more...

  • Global Rebellionby Mark Juergensmeyer

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    Why has the turn of the twenty-first century been rocked by a new religious rebellion? From al Qaeda to Christian militias to insurgents in Iraq, a strident new religious activism has seized the imaginations of political rebels around the world. Building on his groundbreaking book, The New Cold War?: Religious Nationalism Confronts the Secular State,... more...

  • Mythologyby Anne Margaret Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Inside Ancient Greece provides readers with a comprehensive introduction to one of the most fascinating cultures of the ancient world. Each title focuses on specific aspects of life in ancient Greece, and offers vivid close-ups of its art and architecture, history, literature, government, religion and mythology, warfare, and more. This volume introduces... more...

  • Cults and New Religionsby Douglas E. Cowan; David G. Bromley

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    This unparalleled introduction to cults and new religious movements has been completely up-dated and expanded to reflect the latest developments; each chapter reviews the origins, leaders, beliefs, rituals and practices of a NRM, highlighting the specific controversies surrounding each group. A fully updated, revised and expanded edition of... more...

  • Die lykischen Bundespriesterby Denise Reitzenstein

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 105.68

    Auf der lykischen Halbinsel im Südwesten der heutigen Türkei präsidierte in der Zeit des 1. bis 3. Jahrhunderts n. Chr. jährlich ein Bundespriester des Kaiserkultes, der Archiereus, dem lykischen Bund, einem festen Zusammenschluss lykischer Städte. Er war auch der wichtigste Ansprechpartner der römischen Statthalter und kaiserlichen Procuratoren... more...

  • Artemisby Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Artemis is a literary, iconographic, and archaeological study of the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt, who presided over the transitions and mediations between the wild and the civilized, youth and maturity, life and death. Beginning with a study of the early origins of Artemis and her cult in the Bronze and Archaic Ages, Budin explores the goddess'... more...