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- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 23.34
Viel zu lange hat die Ökonomie einen der wichtigsten Faktoren im wirtschaftlichen Agieren von Menschen vernachlässigt: die Animal Spirits, also die nicht-rationalen Aspekte unseres Handelns. Ein großer Fehler, sagen George A. Akerlof und Robert J. Shiller, dessen Folgen wir in der Wirtschaftskrise täglich neu zu spüren bekommen. Sie fordern, das Verhalten... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 28.99
Troubled Waters provides readers with an appreciation of the central role of religious meanings and ritual practices surrounding water, arriving at creative new ways to approach the growing water crisis worldwide. more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
Why are some rocks simply tossed out of the way while others, regardless of their size, are held as sacred, mysterious and imbued with power? The very atmosphere which surrounds some of these stones is permeated with a sense of ancient wisdom and we canno more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
This is a clear and practical book for everyone who practices meditation ?or who wants to do so. In a brief introduction the original meaning of meditation is explained according to the classical Yoga Sutra?s of Patanjali. After this introduction the book consists purely of exercises, soberly and almost poetically described, to practice directly... 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...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
The issues of animal rights and the use of animals in scientific experimentation are fraught with controversy. In an effort to define the bases of such strong emotional response towards an ethical issue, this book presents the teachings of the major religions of the world concerning animals and, more specifically, their use in science. Judaism, Christianity,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 26.99
Despite increasing public attention to animal suffering, little seems to have changed: human beings continue to exploit billions of animals in factory farms, medical laboratories, and elsewhere. In this wide-ranging and perceptive study, Lisa Kemmerer shows how spiritual writings and teachings in seven major religious traditions can help people to... more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 33.99
A Communion of Subjects is the first comparative and interdisciplinary study of the conceptualization of animals in world religions. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including Thomas Berry (cultural history), Wendy Doniger (study of myth), Elizabeth Lawrence (veterinary medicine, ritual studies), Marc Bekoff (cognitive ethology), Marc... more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 64.99
Kimberley Patton examines the environmental crises facing the world's oceans from the perspective of religious history. Much as the ancient Greeks believed, and Euripides wrote, that "the sea can wash away all evils," a wide range of cultures have sacralized the sea, trusting in its power to wash away what is dangerous, dirty, and morally contaminating.... more...
- White Cloud Press 2011; US$ 16.95
Martin Shaw's writing rattles the cages of souls. In A Branch from the Lightning Tree, Shaw creates links between the wildness in landscape and language, with myth being the bridge between the two. Shaw uses four great myths from Welsh, Norwegian, Siberian, and Russian territories that explore the process of leaving what is considered safe and predictable... more...