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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 17.99
The coeditor of the enormously popular Jewish Catalog "help[s] readers understand more fully the meaning of our holidays and thereby to observe these festivals . . . with a greater devotion and joy."--Rabbi Alexander M. Schindler more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 19.95
An entertaining, often surprising look at the life of the world?s most influential fictional character. He is the embodiment of charity and generosity, a creation of mythology, a tool of clever capitalists. The very idea of him is enduring and powerful. Santa Claus was born in early-nineteenth-century America, but his family tree goes back seven... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 164.99 US$ 141.89
A fully illustrated study of healing pilgrimage in the Roman empire during the second century AD. The focus is upon one particular pilgrim, the famous orator Aelius Aristides, whose Sacred Tales is examined in the context of the sanctuary of Asklepios at Pergamon, where the author spent two years in search of healing. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 12.99
In twenty-first century, multi-cultural Britain, we are increasingly likely to be invited to the wedding, funeral or other religious occasion of a friend, relative or co-worker whose faith is different from our own. Naturally, we are delighted to be asked more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 189.99 US$ 163.39
A comprehensive overview, by period and region, of the archaeology of ritual and religion. The coverage is global, and extends from the earliest prehistory to modern times. Written by over sixty renowned specialists, the Handbook presents the very best in current scholarship, and will also stimulate further research. more...
- Chicken Soup for the Soul 2012; US$ 14.95
This extra long collection of 121 Christmas stories will warm readers? hearts and spread the wonder of the holiday season with its tales of love, joy, and awe. A great holiday gift. Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Gift of Christmas will delight readers with its stories about the joy, wonder, and blessings of the holiday season. This special collection... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.99
A well-respected writer and editor's memoir of childhood Christmases set in the sometimes harsh but always captivating landscape of South Dakota. Wreaths and holly, fruitcakes and mistletoe, ornaments and snowflakes, St. Nick and Scrooge's humbug, Joseph and Mary, a young child in a manger and magi from the East. These words automatically stir up... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99
Hoping to rediscover his deeper purpose, Rijumati, an English Buddhist teacher and businessman, embarked on a journey into the unknown: a round-the-world trip by land and sea that became a kind of pilgrimage. Months - and many crises - later he returned with new reverence for ordinary people and places, a sense of veneration for nature?s wonders... more...