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The Beginning and the End of 'Religion'

Nicholas Lash - Religion - 1996 - 284 pages
What is the subject of theology? These fourteen essays argue against the view that "religion" is the name of one particular territory that we may consider or ignore if we feel ...
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Religious Inventions: Four Essays

Max Charlesworth - Religion - 1997 - 157 pages
This book argues for the diversity of religions and the human element in the development of religion.
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The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil

Heinrich Robert Zimmer - Social Science - 1948 - 316 pages
Drawing from Eastern and Western literatures, Heinrich Zimmer presents a selection of stories linked together by their common concern for the problem of our eternal conflict ...
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Blessed Events: Religion and Home Birth in America

Pamela Edith Klassen - Health & Fitness - 2001 - 316 pages
Blessed Events explores how women who give birth at home use religion to make sense of their births and in turn draw on their birthing experiences to bring meaning to their ...
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The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo

Horapollo, George Boas - History - 1950 - 120 pages
Written reputedly by an Egyptian magus, Horapollo Niliacus, in the fourth century C.E., The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo is an anthology of nearly two hundred "hieroglyphics," or ...
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In Quest of the Hero, Part 2

Otto Rank, Robert A. Segal, Lord Raglan, Alan Dundes - Fiction - 1990 - 223 pages
In Quest of the Hero makes available for a new generation of readers two key works on hero myths: Otto Rank's Myth of the Birth of the Hero and the central section of Lord ...
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Contesting the Sacred: The Anthropology of Pilgrimage

John Eade, Michael J. Sallnow - Religion - 1991 - 159 pages
Focusing on Christian pilgrimage to locales as far flung as Lourdes, Italy, Jerusalem, Sri Lanka, and Peru, this collection assesses the qualities and power of pilgrimage ...
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Seventh-Day Adventism in Crisis: Gender and Sectarian Change in an Emerging ...

Laura Lee Vance - Religion - 1999 - 261 pages
As a ""remnant of the remnant,"" Seventh-day Adventism's early years were distinguished by the leadership of women, most prominently the visionary and prophet Ellen White ...
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The Dhammapada

Juan Mascaro - Religion - 1973 - 93 pages
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