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The myth. Comparative mythology

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  • Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Mythby Robert A. Segal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Goddess Re-Awakeningby Shirley J. Nicholson

    Quest Books 2014; US$ 10.95

    This anthology, with essays by Riane Eisler, June Singer, and others, considers Goddess myths, current psychological perspectives, and the feminine principle in spirituality today. It offers a worldview that integrates intuition, intellect, and feeling. more...

  • The More of Mythby Mary Aswell Doll

    Springer 2011; US$ 69.95

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  • Myth in the Modern Worldby David Whitt; John Perlich

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Ubiquitous and enduring, myths remain an inherent part of culture. These 10 essays explore the role of myth in the modern world, delving not only into science fiction and fantasy, but also into sport, terrorist rhetoric and television. Contributors contemplate the changing face of the hero in Breaking Bad, Justified and the Japanese film trilogy 20th... more...

  • The Golden Boughby James George Frazer

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    Sir James George Frazer's The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a broad comparative study of mythology and religion. Treating religion as a cultural phenomenon rather than discussing it from a theological perspective, the effect of The Golden Bough on both European literature and the emerging discipline of anthropology was substantial.... more...

  • Mertens lesenby Monika Costard; null; Carmen Stange

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 39.39

    Die deutsche Predigt des Mittelalters, der Artus- und Gralsepik und der Minnesang gehören ebenso wie Thomas Mann und das Musiktheater zu Volker Mertens Schwerpunkten. In welchen Sparten seine Forschungsergebnisse fruchtbar gemacht werden und wie sie ihre Wirkung entfalten, zeigen die Beiträge dieses Bandes. Sie geben so einen fachgeschichtlichen Einblick,... more...

  • Totem und Tabuby Herman Westerink

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 25.84

    »Totem und Tabu«, eines von Freuds Hauptwerken über Kultur und Religion, wird jetzt, fast 100 Jahre nach der Erstpublikation, neu herausgegeben und ausführlich kommentiert. Nicht nur der zeitgenössische Kontext des Werks, seine Rezeption und Wiener Reaktionen darauf werden skizziert. Auch wird ausführlich auf die bleibende Aktualität dieses wichtigen... more...

  • Alles Mythos!by Karin Schneider-Ferber

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 15.31

    Dem Mittelalter auf der Spur War das Mittelalter wirklich finster? Ritter immer ritterlich? Waren Burgen uneinnehmbar und die Menschen damals einfältig-dumm? Um kaum eine historische Epoche ranken sich derart viele und widersprüchliche Mythen wie um das Mittelalter. Es gilt als Inbegriff einer finsteren Zeit voll abergläubischer Intoleranz und grausamer... more...

  • The Multifaith Movementby Anna Halafoff

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book documents the ultramodern rise of the multifaith movement, as mulitfaith initiatives have been increasingly deployed as cosmopolitan solutions to counter global risks such as terrorism and climate change at the turn of the 21st century. These projects aim to enhance common security, particularly in Western societies following the events of... more...

  • Macmillan Dictionary of Religionby Michael Pye

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 141.00

    A one-volume dictionary of religion based on concepts drawn partly from the various religious traditions and partly from the historical and reflective study of religion as a modern academic discipline. As a dictionary rather than an encyclopedia, there will be concise explanations on a very large number of special terms rather than lengthy essays on... more...