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- Wiley 2011; US$ 58.95 US$ 51.09
World Religions in Practice introduces five of the world's great religions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – and explores how they are lived and expressed in custom, ritual, and symbol. A major new textbook exploring the world's great religions through their customs, rituals and everyday practices – by... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 6.99
According to the ancient myth, Romulus and Remus are twin brothers and the founders of Rome and the Roman Empire. A woodpecker and a she-wolf raised the boys until they were adopted by more suitable parentshumans. Join them on their wild adventure to find where they came from and get to know the land they discovered along the way. more...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 50.00
Covering an expanse of more than three thousand years, Hellenic Temples and Christian Churches charts, in one concise volume, the history of Greece?s religious cultures from antiquity all the way through to present, post-independence Greece. Focusing on the encounter and interaction between Hellenism and (Orthodox) Christianity, which is the most... more...
- NYU Press 2003; US$ 26.00
In Pagan Theology , Michael York situates Paganism?one of the fastest-growing spiritual orientations in the West?as a world religion. He provides an introduction to, and expansion of, the concept of Paganism and provides an overview of Paganism's theological perspective and practice. He demonstrates it to be a viable and distinguishable spiritual... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 36.95
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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 141.14
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,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 141.14
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... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99
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$ 24.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...