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Religions of the Ancient Greeks

by Simon Price

This 1999 book is about the religious life of the Greeks from the eighth century BC to the fifth century AD, looked at in the context of a variety of different cities and periods. Simon Price does not describe some abstract and self-contained ...

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Religious Change and Indigenous Peoples

The Making of Religious Identities

by Helena Onnudottir & Adam Possamai

<p>Exploring religious and spiritual changes which have been taking place among Indigenous populations in Australia and New Zealand, this book focuses on important changes in religious affiliation in census data over the last 15 years. Drawing ...

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Religious Networks in the Roman Empire

The Spread of New Ideas

by Anna Collar

<p>The first three centuries AD saw the spread of new religious ideas through the Roman Empire, crossing a vast and diverse geographical, social and cultural space. In this innovative study, Anna Collar explores both how this happened and why. ...

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Religious Ways of Experiencing Life

A Global and Narrative Approach

by Carl Olson

<p><em>Religious Ways of Experiencing Life:</em> <em>A Global and Narrative Approach</em> surveys world religions, using the narratives and discourses of each tradition to describe it in its own terms. Carl Olson examines each tradition’s ...

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Renewing Philosophy of Religion

Exploratory Essays

by Paul Draper & J. L. Schellenberg

<p>This book is animated by a shared conviction that philosophy of religion needs to change: thirteen new essays suggest why and how. The first part of the volume explores possible changes to the focus of the field. The second part focuses on ...

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Rethinking Greek Religion

by Julia Kindt

<p>Who marched in religious processions and why? How were blood sacrifice and communal feasting related to identities in the ancient Greek city? With questions such as these, current scholarship aims to demonstrate the ways in which religion ...

ISBN: 9781139563826

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Revisionism and Diversification in New Religious Movements

by Eileen Barker

<p>New Religious Movements tend to start their lives with a number of unequivocal statements, not only of a theological nature but also about the world and appropriate behaviours for the believer. Yet these apparently inalienable Truths and ...

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Rise And Fall Of Harmony Society - Economy, Pa.

by Various Authors

<p>Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original ...

ISBN: 9781473351271

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Roman Festivals in the Greek East

From the Early Empire to the Middle Byzantine Era

by Fritz Graf

<p>This study explores the development of ancient festival culture in the Greek East of the Roman Empire, paying particular attention to the fundamental religious changes that occurred. After analysing how Greek city festivals developed in the ...

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Roots of Yoga

by James Mallinson & Mark Singleton

<p>'Yoga is to be known through yoga. Yoga arises from yoga. One who is vigilant by means of yoga delights in yoga for a long time'</p> <p>Yoga is hugely popular around the world today, yet until now little has been known of its roots. This ...

ISBN: 9780141978246

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Rumi and Shams’ Silent Rebellion

Parallels with Vedanta, Buddhism, and Shaivism

by Mostafa Vaziri

<p >This book offers a paradigm shift and fresh interpretation of Rumi's message. After being disentangled from the anachronistic connection with the Mevlevi order of Islamic Sufism, Rumi is placed in the world of philosophy. A pyramidal model ...

ISBN: 9781137530837

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Sacred Objects in Secular Spaces

Exhibiting Asian Religions in Museums

by Bruce M. Sullivan

<p>We have long recognized that many objects in museums were originally on display in temples, shrines, or monasteries, and were religiously significant to the communities that created and used them. How, though, are such objects to be ...

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Sacred Suicide

by Carole M. Cusack

<p>The label 'Suicide Cults' has been applied to a wide variety of different alternative religions, from Jonestown to the Solar Temple to Heaven's Gate. Additionally, observers have asked if such group suicides are in any way comparable to ...

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Sacrifice and Gender in Biblical Law

by Nicole J. Ruane

<p>This book examines the Hebrew Bible's numerous laws about sacrificial procedure to understand the significance of gender in sacrificial rituals and the reasons that gender distinctions are so vital in these acts. Gender selection of both ...

ISBN: 9781107357150

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Sadhana

The Realisation of Life

by Rabindranath Dr Tagore

<p>All the great utterances of man have to be judged not by the letter but by the spirit--the spirit which unfolds itself with the growth of life in history. We get to know the real meaning of Christianity by observing its living aspect at the ...

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Sandalwood and Carrion

Smell in Indian Religion and Culture

by James McHugh

<p>James McHugh offers the first comprehensive examination of the concepts and practices related to smell in pre-modern India. Drawing on a wide range of textual sources, from poetry to medical texts, he shows the significant religious and ...

ISBN: 9780199996247

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Satanic Feminism

Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture

by Per Faxneld

<p>According to the Bible, Eve was the first to heed Satan's advice to eat the forbidden fruit and thus responsible for all of humanity's subsequent miseries. The notion of woman as the Devil's accomplice is prominent throughout Christian ...

ISBN: 9780190664497

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Science Fiction and the Imitation of the Sacred

by Richard Grigg

<p>This book examines science fiction's relationship to religion and the sacred through the lens of significant books, films and television shows. It provides a clear account of the larger cultural and philosophical significance of science ...

ISBN: 9781350065659

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Seasonal Soul

A Mystic's Guide to Inner Transformation

by Lauren Altetta

<B>The Seasonal Soul</B> is a richly illustrated guide to self-discovery. Spiritual teacher and mystic Lauren Aletta takes readers through the &quot;seasons&quot; of personal growth and illuminates the ways each season provides opportunities for

ISBN: 9781452174822

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Secular War

Myths of Religion, Politics and Violence

by Stacey Gutkowski

<p>How have long-standing and unconscious secular assumptions about religion shaped the post-9/11 climate and its wars? Stacey Gutkowski explores this little-examined, yet crucial, element of British perceptions of and policy towards Jihadism ...

ISBN: 9780857729521

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