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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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.99
Ob sich Religion in der Gegenwart durch Bedeutungsverlust oder eine Rückkehr des Religiösen auszeichnet, ist umstritten. Konsens ist, dass Religion in verschiedenen Kulturen und Ländern unterschiedliche Bedeutungen besitzt. In der Erkenntnis, dass Polen und Ostdeutschland diesbezüglich zwei Extreme darstellen, stellen sich hier erstmals deutsche und... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 123.10
Following a scholarly conference given in honor of Adela Yarbro Collins, this collection of essays offers focused studies on the wide range of ways that women and gender contribute to the religious landscape of the ancient world. Experts in Greek and Roman religions, Early Christianity, Ancient Judaism, and Ancient Christianity engage in literary,... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 39.95
Unearthing the ways in which the myths of Christian patriarchy have historically inhibited and prohibited women from thinking and writing their own ideas, this book covers fresh ground for revisioning the epistemic practices of philosophers. Anderson seeks both to draw out the salient threads in the gendering of philosophy of religion as it has been... more...
- Spinifex Press 2005; US$ 16.95
The legends of the Seven Sisters of the Pleiades that poets, priests, prophets, shamans, storytellers, artists, singers, and historians have told throughout time are retold in this compilation of the stories that have found their inspiration in nine beautiful stars clustered together in the night sky. While particular attention in this cross-cultural... 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...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 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... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95
Introduction We are talking far too much about God these days, and what we say is often facile. In our democratic society, we think that the concept of God should be easy and that religion ought to be readily accessible to anybody. "That book was really hard!" readers have told me reproachfully, shaking their heads in faint reproof. "Of course it... more...
- Open Court 2014; US$ 19.95
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...