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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
In the Old Testament, God wrestles with a man (and loses). In the Talmud, God wriggles his toes to make thunder and takes human form to shave the king of Assyria. In the New Testament, God is made flesh and dwells among humans. For religious thinkers trained in Greek philosophy and its deep distaste for matter, sacred scripture can be distressing.... more...
- White Cloud Press 2015; US$ 17.95
Why do you stay?? It is a common question women are asked in relation to their faith. These are not women who buy into Candace Cameron?s biblically submissive theory; rather, these are women who claim a feminist identity, have membership in a particular religious tradition, and practice their faith in spite of gendered challenges. In Faithfully... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 17.26
Das "Abendland" hat sich aus uralten, längst vergessenen Quellen entwickelt. Der Sieg des Christentums über heidnische Kulte, Mysterienbünde und gnostische Religionsgemeinschaften, aber vor allem die unheilige Liaison von Staat und Religion führten zu einem jähen Bruch mit vielen dieser antiken Traditionen. Was okkulte Bruderschaften oder... more...
- Berlinica Publishing LLC 2015; US$ 5.99
Wings of Desire — Angels of Berlin is a whimsical, colorful photo collection of the many angels that watch over Berlin, from the city?s gates and bridges, church steeples, museums, and ancient cemeteries. Some stand proudly above the entrances of mansions, and some are modestly hidden in back yards. We?ll meet angels from the Wim Wenders landmark movie... more...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
American Heathens is the first in-depth ethnographic study about the largely misunderstood practice of American Heathenry (Germanic Paganism). Jennifer Snook?who has been Pagan since her early teens and a Heathen since eighteen?traces the development and trajectory of Heathenry as a new religious movement in America, one in which all identities... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00
Possession and exorcism are elements that occur in nearly every culture. Why is belief in spiritual possession so universal? This accessible reference volume offers a broad sample of the traditions and cultures involving possession and exorcism, presenting thoughts on this widely popular topic by experts from the fields of anthropology, sociology,... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 21.94
"Bibliolog" is an approach to experience the Bible as alive and important for one's own life. A group, congregation or school class discovers biblical stories from within and interprets them by identifying with biblical characters and answering questions left unanswered by the text. Invented by North-American Jewish scholar Peter Pitzele,... more...
- Linkgua 2015; US$ 5.72
«El monte es sagrado porque en él residen, "viven" divinidades. Los santos están más en el monte que en el cielo.» El Monte es considerado por muchos como una obra maestra de la etnografía, una especie de Biblia de las religiones afrocubanas. La obra de Lidia Cabrera se convirtió en un auténtico best-sellers de este tipo de estudios, atrayendo... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95
Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually ‘work’. Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with... more...