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The Cambridge Companion to New Religious Movements

by Olav Hammer & Mikael Rothstein

<p>New religions emerge as distinct entities in the religious landscape when innovations are introduced by a charismatic leader or a schismatic group leaves its parent organization. New religious movements (NRMs) often present novel doctrines ...

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The Confucian Four Books for Women

A New Translation of the Nü Sishu and the Commentary of Wang Xiang

by Ann A. Pang-White

<p>This volume presents the first English translation of the Confucian classics, <em>Four Books for Women</em>, with extensive commentary by the compiler, Wang Xiang, and introductions and annotations by translator Ann A. Pang-White. Written by ...

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The Cosmic Serpent

by Jeremy Narby

<p>While living among Peruvian Indians, anthropologist Jeremy Narby became intrigued by their claim that their phenomenal knowledge of plants and biochemistry was communicated to them directly while under the influence of ...

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The Curse of the Pharaohs' Tombs

Tales of the unexpected since the days of Tutankhamun

by Paul Harrison

The Curse of the Pharaoh’s Tombs is the definitive book on Ancient Egyptian tomb curses, providing new information and data never before published whilst exploring the many incidents and deaths associated with tomb curses. The book puts the ...

ISBN: 9781473885431

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The Cyrus Cylinder

The Great Persian Edict from Babylon

by Irving Finkel

<p>Some historical artefacts are destined forever to alter how the ancient world is perceived. The unearthing in today's Iraq (in 1879) of a clay cylinder-shaped decree from Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid dynasty of Persia, stands in

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The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

by Bright Summaries

<b>In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!</b><br><b><br></b><i>The Da Vinci Code</i> by Dan Brown is a global bestseller and has been the object of many controversies. In this esoteric thriller, the ...

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The Dalai Lama on What Matters Most

by Noriyuki Ueda & The Dalai Lama

<p>In April of 2006, the prominent Japanese cultural anthropologist Noriyuki Ueda sat down with the Dalai Lama for a two day conversation. This book is based on that long and lively conversation in Dharamsala.</p> <p>In this little book, the ...

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The Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden

Religion at the Roman Street Corner

by Harriet I. Flower

<p>The most pervasive gods in ancient Rome had no traditional mythology attached to them, nor was their worship organized by elites. Throughout the Roman world, neighborhood street corners, farm boundaries, and household hearths featured small ...

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The Daoist Monastic Manual

A Translation of the Fengdao Kejie

by Livia Kohn

<p>The <em>Fengdao kejie</em> or &quot;Rules and Precepts for Worshiping the Dao&quot; dates from the early seventh century and is a key text of medieval Daoist priesthood and monasticism, which was first formally organized in the sixth century.

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The Devil

A Very Short Introduction

by Darren Oldridge

ISBN: 9780199580996

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The Devil: A Very Short Introduction

by Darren Oldridge

<p>Why do the innocent suffer in a world created by a loving God? Does this mean that God cannot prevent this suffering, despite His supposed omnipotence? Or is God not loving after all? This in brief is 'the problem of evil'. The Devil provides

ISBN: 9780191633539

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The Evolution of Atheism

The Politics of a Modern Movement

by Stephen LeDrew

<p>The concept of evolution is widely considered to be a foundational building block in atheist thought. Leaders of the New Atheist movement have taken Darwin's work and used it to diminish the authority of religious institutions and belief ...

ISBN: 9780190225193

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The Family

by Chris Johnston

The apocalyptic group The Family and their guru, Anne Hamilton-Byrne, captured international headlines throughout the 1980s and 1990s.<br><br>Hamilton-Byrne, who some followers believed was Jesus Christ, was glamorous and charismatic -- and, ...

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The Final Word

The Caitanya Caritamrita and the Grammar of Religious Tradition

by Tony K Stewart

<p>The Gaudiya Vaisnava movement is one of the most vibrant religious groups in all of South Asia. Unlike most devotional communities that flourished in 15th-, 16th-, and 17th-century Bengal, however, the group had no formal founder. Today its ...

ISBN: 9780199889372

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The Flight of Love

A Messenger Poem of Medieval South India by Venkatanatha

by Steven P. Hopkins

<p>After a sleepless night spent longing for his absent wife Sita, Rama, god-prince and future king, surveyed his army camps on a clear autumn morning and spied a white goose playing in a pond of lotus flowers. Seeing this radiant creature who ...

ISBN: 9780190613594

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The Forest People

by Colin M Turnbull

<p><strong><em>The Forest People</em> is an astonishingly intimate and life-enhancing account of a hunter-gatherer tribe living in harmony with nature -- and an all-time classic of anthropology.</strong></p> <p>For three years, Colin Turnbull ...

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The Gift

Ten spiritual lessons for the modern world from my Grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi

by Arun Gandhi

<p><strong>Be inspired by Ghandi's ten lessons for life.</strong></p> <p>Gandhi was an icon, but what would he teach us if he were alive today?<br /> <strong>___________</strong></p> <p><strong>In this Sunday Times bestseller, his grandson ...

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The God Delusion

by Richard Dawkins

<i>The God Delusion</i> caused a sensation when it was published in 2006. Within weeks it became the most hotly debated topic, with Dawkins himself branded as either saint or sinner for presenting his hard-hitting, impassioned rebuttal of ...

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The Goddess as Role Model

Sita and Radha in Scripture and on Screen

by Heidi R.M. Pauwels

<p>This book seeks to understand the major mythological role models that mark the moral landscape navigated by young Hindu women. Traditionally, the goddess Sita, faithful consort of the god Rama, is regarded as the most important positive role ...

ISBN: 9780190451530

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The Goddess Lives in Upstate New York

Breaking Convention and Making Home at a North American Hindu Temple

by Corinne G. Dempsey

<p><em>The Goddess Lives in Upstate New York</em> is a profile of a flourishing Hindu temple in the town of Rush, New York. The temple, established by a charismatic nonbrahman Sri Lankan Tamil known as Aiya, stands out for its combination of ...

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