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While providing a thorough study of a neglected oracle, this book sheds light on Greek divination, on ancient concepts of truth and its revelation, and on their links to the netherworld and to mystery cults.
Edited by Michael Stausberg
Rituals play a prominent role in Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest religious traditions of mankind. In this book, scholars from a broad range of disciplines make the first ever collective effort to discuss Zoroastrian rituals in different historical contexts and geographical settings.
Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen and P. Pratap Kumar
This book explores the role of religion in a great number of the South Asian diaspora communities around the world and is unique in its emphasis on religious diversity, both across and within the religious traditions.
Andreas E. Buss
The book attempts to identify the uniqueness of the Russian-Orthodox religious tradition from a historical and comparative perspective and to contrast it with two of modern Western society's characteristics: its particular economic ethics and individualism.
Edited by Timothy Light and Brian C. Wilson
Prepared in honor of E. Thomas Lawson, the essays in Religion as a Human Capacity offer a broad range of cognitivist theoretical explorations of religion, as well as cutting-edge applications of cognitive and other contemporary theories to religious data.
Strenski argues that public discourse about religious notions, like sacrifice, cannot be theological in our modern societies. Theological notions of sacrifice and theological approaches to it should be replaced by those like that developed by the Durkheimians because theological discourse ...
This comparative study of Christian and Islamic fundamentalist discourses provides a better understanding of the comparative resurgence of religions by noting "family resemblances" and significant differences between them, building a better understanding of the variety and uniqueness of the ...
This volume deals with the transformation of unchurched religious creativity in the late modern West. It analyzes the ways in which the advance of science, globalization and individualism have fundamentally reshaped esoteric religious traditions, from theosophy to the New Age. This publication ...
Edited by Anne-Marie Korte
This book contains a multidisciplinary collection of studies on women in miracle stories found in texts ranging from religious classics to contemporary literary fiction. By including research on miracle stories in contemporary fiction written by women this book also wants to acknowledge and ...
The contemporary search for the feminine face of God requires a re- examination of the relationship of Christianity to the pagan world in which it was born. This study inquires into extra-biblical sources of Marian piety, belief and doctrine. This publication has also been published in ...
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