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Religions of the world

  • The 99th Monkeyby Eliezer Sobel

    Santa Monica Press 2008; US$ 14.95

    Suffused with a unique brand of irreverent humor, this account recalls the autobiographical explorations of the most significant alternative communities, ashrams, gurus, shamans, and consciousness-raising seminars of the past 40 years. Serving as a human guinea pig for many of the most popular cutting-edge New Age, human potential, and spiritual experiments,... more...

  • After Pluralismby Courtney Bender; Pamela E. Klassen

    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...

  • Ancient Greek Cultsby Jennifer Larson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Detailed enough to be used as a quick reference tool or text, this book uses archaeological, epigraphic, and literary sources; and incorporating current scholarly theories to serve as an excellent companion to any introduction to Greek mythology. more...

  • Ancient Greek Religionby Jon D. Mikalson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 47.95

    Ancient Greek Religion provides an introduction to the fundamental beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek religion. Focuses on Athens in the classical period Includes detailed discussion of Greek gods and heroes, myth and cult, and vivid descriptions of Greek religion as it was practiced Ancient texts are presented in boxes to promote thought... more...

  • Animals, Gods and Humansby Ingvild Saelid Gilhus

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95

    Consulting a wide range of key texts and source material, this book covers 800 years and provides a detailed analysis of early Christian attitudes to, and the position of, animals in Greek and Roman life and thought. more...

  • Antike Religionby Bernhard Linke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 350.00

    bernhard Linke bietet eine kompetente Einführung in die religiöse Welt der Antike sowie breite Orientierung in der immensen Forschungsliteratur. Die vergleichende Darstellung der religiösen Weltbilder in Griechenland und Rom schärft das Bewusstsein für die Unterschiede, die es bei allen Gemeinsamkeiten gab. Es ist ein einzigartiges Hilfsmittel für... more...

  • Aphroditeby Martina Seifert

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 11.50

    Aphrodite zählt zu den interessantesten mythischen Frauengestalten der Antike. Als Göttin der Liebe und der Schönheit nahm sie eine Schlüsselrolle im Trojanischen Krieg ein; als Göttin in Waffen besaß sie aber auch selbst kriegerische Charakterzüge. Dieser Band geht der Frage nach, wie der Aphrodite-Kult entstand und wie er sich verbreitete, und versucht,... more...

  • Aphroditeby Monica S. Cyrino

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 31.95

    First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Apolloby Fritz Graf

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 34.95

    From his first attestations in Homer, to the opposition between Apollo and Dionysos in nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinking, Graf examines Greek religion and myth to provide a full account of Apollo in the ancient world. more...

  • An Archaeology of Ancestorsby Carla M. Antonaccio

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1994; US$ 43.99

    In this fresh consideration of the origins of the ancient Greeks' ideas and practices concerning their own past, Carla M. Antonaccio demonstrates that hero cult and ancestor cult persisted, throughout the Iron Age, long before epic poetry's heroic narratives were widely disseminated. Although it was not until the dissolution of Iron Age societies that... more...