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  • Gedragsverslaving?by D. van de Mheen

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2014; US$ 16.99

    Doel van dit boek is een overzicht te geven van wat gedragsverslaving is, en hoe het kan worden herkend. more...

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Zoroastrianismby Michael Stausberg; Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina; Anna Tessmann

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 175.50

    This is the first ever comprehensive English-language survey of Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest living religions Evenly divided into five thematic sections beginning with an introduction to Zoroaster/Zarathustra and concluding with the intersections of Zoroastrianism and other religions Reflects the global nature of Zoroastrian studies with... more...

  • Mythologyby Anne Margaret Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Inside Ancient Greece provides readers with a comprehensive introduction to one of the most fascinating cultures of the ancient world. Each title focuses on specific aspects of life in ancient Greece, and offers vivid close-ups of its art and architecture, history, literature, government, religion and mythology, warfare, and more. This volume introduces... more...

  • Cults and New Religionsby Douglas E. Cowan; David G. Bromley

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    This unparalleled introduction to cults and new religious movements has been completely up-dated and expanded to reflect the latest developments; each chapter reviews the origins, leaders, beliefs, rituals and practices of a NRM, highlighting the specific controversies surrounding each group. A fully updated, revised and expanded edition of... more...

  • Common Groundby Todd Outcalt

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    As the spice maker’s cabinet is full of many herbs, so should a scholar be full of Scripture, Talmud, and Legendan ancient Jewish proverb This reference to legendor the teaching tales used by the sagesis a remarkable testimony to the power of story and its place in the history, development, and culture of a people. Legends have helped people understand... more...

  • Buddhismsby John S. Strong

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 29.99

    Buddhisms: An Introduction represents a novel way of presenting the whole of the Buddhist tradition in its unity and multiplicity. Clear in its explanations, replete with tables and suggestions for further reading, it should appeal to students, yet also be of interest to scholars for some of its ways of viewing the Buddha, his teachings, and the... more...

  • Artemisby Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Artemis is a literary, iconographic, and archaeological study of the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt, who presided over the transitions and mediations between the wild and the civilized, youth and maturity, life and death. Beginning with a study of the early origins of Artemis and her cult in the Bronze and Archaic Ages, Budin explores the goddess'... more...

  • Religious Diaspora in Early Modern Europeby Timothy G. Fehler; Greta Grace Kroeker; Charles H. Parker; Jonathan Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This collection of essays looks at the shared experience of exile across different groups in the early modern period. Contributors argue that exile is a useful analytical tool in the study of a wide variety of peoples previously examined in isolation. more...

  • The Tara Compendiumby Chokgyur Lingpa; Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo; Adeu Rinpoche; Orgyen Topgyal Rinpoche; Erik Pema Kunsang

    Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2015; US$ 15.99

    Tara’s tenacity is immense and Buddha Shakyamuni, when teaching on Tara, said among all the other buddhas, Tara has exceedingly great resolve. Tara is an emanation of the mother of all the buddhas of the three times. She carries out all their activities, dispelling the obstacles created through the eight or sixteen types of fear. Most significantly,... more...

  • Yearning for the New Ageby Sarah Diane Sasson

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 35.99

    This biography of an unconventional woman in late 19th-century America is a study of a search for individual autonomy and spiritual growth. Laura Holloway-Langford, a "rebel girl" from Tennessee, moved to New York City, where she supported her family as a journalist. She soon became famous as the author of Ladies of the White House, which secured... more...