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  • The Heart of Tantric Sexby Diana Richardson

    John Hunt Publishing 2010; US$ 14.99

    After many years of exploration, Diana Richardson found that the ancient practice of Tantra, with its unique, intelligent approach to sex, had the effect of enhancing intimacy and deepening love. Here she has adapted Tantra for modern Western lovers in a practical, sympathetic way. Tantric Sex can transform your experience into a more sensual, loving... more...

  • The Daodejing of Laoziby Laozi; Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 12.75

    Philip J. Ivanhoe's richly annotated translation of this classic work is accompanied by his engaging interpretation and commentary, a lucid introduction, and a Language Appendix that compares eight classic translations of the opening passage of the work and invites the reader to consider the principles upon which each was rendered. more...

  • Once and Future Mythsby Phil Cousineau

    Red Wheel Weiser 2003; US$ 24.95

    Drawing from history, movies, pop culture, and his own life experience, filmmaker and writer Phil Cousineau shows how ancient myths continue to affect and shape our contemporary lives. Each chapter moves from the ancient to the modern, from the once, to the now, to the future. Chapters include both retellings of classical myths--Sisyphus, Odysseus,... more...

  • 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...

  • Religion as a human capacityby T. Light; B.C. Wilson

    BRILL 2004; US$ 219.00

    Prepared in honour of E. Thomas Lawson, the essays in this volume represent diverse points of view in the study of religion. It offers a broad range of cognitivist theoretical explorations, and presents applications of cognitive and other contemporary theories to religious data. more...

  • Regional, Critical, and Historical Approachesby Peter Antes; Armin W. Geertz; Randi R. Warne

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 252.00

    International renommierte Wissenschaftler geben einen kritischen Überblick über aktuelle Entwicklungen und Trends in der Religionswissenschaft. Nach den beiden vorausgegangenen Publikationen, Classical Approaches to the Study of Religion (hg. von Jacques Waardenburg, 1973) und Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Religion (hg.... more...

  • Religion, Death, and Dying [3 volumes]by Lucy Bregman

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 170.00

    What do various spiritual and ethical belief systems have to say about modern medicine's approach to the end of life? Do all major religions characterize the afterlife in similar ways? How do funeral rites and rituals vary across different faiths? Now there is one resource that gathers leading scholars to address these questions and more about the... more...

  • The New Sciences of Religionby William Grassie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 37.00

    The New Sciences of Religion is a critical analysis of new scientific research on religious and spiritual phenomena. William Grassie takes a two-staged phenomenological approach working from the "outside in" and the "bottom up" without privileging at the outset any religious traditions or philosophical assumptions. Using insights from economics,... more...

  • State and Secularismby Ten Chin Liew; Michael Heng Siam-Heng

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 51.00 US$ 46.41

    The concept of a secular state is important in many parts of Asia and how this is resolved has important implications for the social, economic and political development of various Asian countries. Unfortunately, problems of the secular state have all along been studied based on the historical experience of state formation in Europe, with little (or... more...

  • Reading the Fifth Vedaby Joydeep Bagchee; Vishwa Adluri

    BRILL 2011; US$ 255.00

    Bringing together Hiltebeitel's major essays on the the Mah?bh?rata, the R?m?ya?a, and the south Indian cults of Draupad? and K?tt???avar along with new articles written especially for this collection, this two volume work offers a comprehensive re-reading of the Indian epic tradition by the foremost scholar in Indian epic studies today. more...