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  • Hymns of Zoroaster, Theby M. L. West

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Zoroaster was one of the greatest and most radical religious reformers in the history of the world. The faith that he founded some 2600 years ago in a remote region of central Asia flourished to become the bedrock of a great empire as well as its official religion. Zoroastrianism is still practised today in parts of India and Iran and in smaller communities... more...

  • What Do Pagans Believe?by Graham Harvey

    Granta Publications 2013; US$ 9.99

    Paganism is among the fastest-growing religions in the world. It is most commonly expressed in the celebration of seasonal festivals, such as the solstices, through the use of 'magic' and in attempts to make changes in the world or in individual consciousness. Among the number of different paths to paganism are Druidry, Wicca, Heathenry and Goddess... more...

  • Becoming Osirisby Ruth Schumann Antelme; Stéphane Rossini

    Inner Traditions/Bear & Company 1998; US$ 8.99

    An in-depth examination of the ancient Egyptian approach to death and its relevance to the modern near-death experience • A thought-provoking account of the numerous initiatic stages of the immortalization process • Examines the Ritual of Embalming and the Ritual of the Opening of the Mouth, both central to the ancient Egyptian death experience... more...

  • Goddess Wisdomby Tanishka

    Hay House 2017; US$ 14.99

    Ancient civilizations worshipped female deities, and women were the leaders, counsellors and healers of nations. However, through various historical events, such as the arrival of Christianity in many cultures, the worship of the goddess was lost. In this book, author Tanishka shares the long-lost ancient culture of the goddess. This book unveils:... more...

  • Vorbereitung auf das Martyrium bei Cyprian von Karthagoby Robert Walz

    Peter Lang 2013; US$ 76.95

    In der knappen Testimoniensammlung Ad Fortunatum, die Cyprian von Karthago kurze Zeit vor seinem eigenen Martyrium im Jahre 258 n.Chr. verfasst hat, hat der Bischof und Seelsorger all das zusammengetragen, was er Zeit seines Lebens zum Thema der Vorbereitung auf das Martyrium an Erfahrung gesammelt, gelehrt und verfasst hat. Die Schrift erweist sich... more...

  • Original Sinby David C. A. Hillman

    Ronin Publishing 2012; US$ 13.56

    ORIGINAL SIN is an investigation of sacred Christian mysteries of antiquity to show the historic link between the use of drugs and ritualized sex embedded in Western religion. ORIGINAL SIN is an investigation of the first acts of pedophilia within the Christian church. It is a book about the promotion and defense of child rape as a sacred Christian... more...

  • Hermaphrodites, Gynomorphs and Jesusby David C. A. Hillman

    Ronin Publishing 2014; US$ 14.69

    The first western god was both male and female. All of western religion springs from the veneration of a bi-gender entity, known to the ancient world as the Gynomorph. The worship of hermaphroditic gods like the Gynomorph surfaces in ancient pagan cults as well as early Christianity. The celebration of female gods with penises impacted the development... more...

  • Greek and Roman Religionsby Rebecca I. Denova

    Wiley 2018; US$ 49.95 US$ 44.95

    Offers an introduction to the basic beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek and Roman religions A volume in the Blackwell Ancient Religions, Greek and Roman Religions offers an authoritative overview of the region’s ancient religious practices. The author—a noted expert in the field—explores the presence of divinity in all aspects of... more...

  • The Body and Desireby Raphael A. Cadenhead

    University of California Press 2018; US$ 95.00

    Although the reception of the Eastern Father Gregory of Nyssa has varied over the centuries, the past few decades have witnessed a profound awakening of interest in his thought.  The Body and Desire  sets out to retrieve the full range of Gregory’s thinking on the challenges of the ascetic life by examining within the context of his theological commitments... more...

  • Dorotheos of Gaza and the Discourse of Healing in Gazan Monasticismby Kyle A. Schenkewitz

    Peter Lang 2015; US$ 79.95

    Serving as a dynamic figure in the monastic school, Dorotheos of Gaza transformed the traditional understanding of healing in the spiritual life. Gazan monastic teachers, Isaiah of Scetis, Barsanuphius, John, and Dorotheos, utilized this discourse of healing to instruct and guide their followers in the monastic life. As a predominant part of human... more...