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- BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00
This book contains the work of international scholars who address the contemporary globalizing antagonism between religion and secularity, in the theoretical and practical pursuit for this antagonism?s reconciliation in a more just, humane and peaceful future society and world. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
This book investigates the issue of the singularity versus the multiplicity of ancient Near Eastern deities who are known by a common first name but differentiated by their last names, or geographic epithets. It focuses primarily on the I?tar divine names in Mesopotamia, Baal names in the Levant, and Yahweh names in Israel. more...
- Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 8.74
The centuries between 800 and 300 BC saw an explosion of new religious concepts. Their emergence is second only to man's harnessing of fire in fundamentally transforming our understanding of what it is to be human. But why did Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jeremiah, Lao Tzu and others all emerge in this five-hundred-year span? And why do they have such... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 17.95
From Karen Armstrong, the bestselling author of A History of God and The Spiral Staircase , comes this extraordinary investigation of a critical moment in the evolution of religious thought.In the ninth century BCE, events in four regions of the civilized world led to the rise of religious traditions that have endured to the present day--the development... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95
A nuanced exploration of the part that religion plays in human life, drawing on the insights of the past in order to build a faith that speaks to the needs of our dangerously polarized age. Moving from the Paleolithic age to the present, Karen Armstrong details the great lengths to which humankind has gone in order to experience a sacred reality... more...
- Open Court 2014; US$ 19.99
In The Devil and Philosophy , 34 philosophers explore questions about one of the most recognizable and influential characters (villains?) of all time. From Roman Polanski's The Ninth Gate to J.R.R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion to Bram Stoker's Dracula to Darth Vader to Al Pacino's iconic performance in The Devil's Advocate , this book demonstrates... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
From demons to fallen angels, folk monsters to possession and exorcism, Satanic pacts to black masses, humans have tried to define and combat evil throughout the centuries. Worried about evil influences in your own life or just curious to learn more? The Complete Book of Devils and Demons is your guide to the history of otherworldly evils among... more...
- Floris Books 2013; US$ 14.57
The four classical elements of earth, water, air and fire are present in Genesis and continue to be significant throughout Christianity. Different streams of thought, such as the School of Chartres, and Celtic Christianity, have emphasised them in different ways. In this unique book, Bastiaan Baan, an experienced spiritual thinker, brings these elements... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 75.00
This exhaustive volume catalogs nearly three thousand demons in the mythologies and lore of virtually every ancient society and most religions. From Aamon, the demon of life and reproduction with the head of a serpent and the body of a wolf in Christian demonology, to Zu, the half-man, half-bird personification of the southern wind and thunder clouds... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2013; US$ 16.99
Are angels knocking at your door? Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have entertained angels without knowing it (Hebrews 13:2 NIV). You may be asking, Are angels real? If they are, can I experience their supernatural ministry? today? Author Kevin Basconi shares ten years worth of real-life, modern-day supernatural... more...