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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Dictionary of Polynesian Mythology.   

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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Afghanistan: Mullah, Marx and Mujahid

Ralph H. Magnus, Eden Naby - History - 2002 - 289 pages
A history of the events that helped create the conditions of the current world crisis
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Explorations in Global Ethics: Comparative Religious Ethics and ...

Sumner B. Twiss, Bruce Grelle - Religion - 1999 - 350 pages
Inspired by the 1993 Parliament of the World's Religions, this volume for the first time brings the scholarly discipline of comparative religious ethics into constructive ...
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Transnational Religion and Fading States

Susanne Hoeber Rudolph, James P. Piscatori - Religion - 1997 - 280 pages
Focusing on the dilution of state sovereignty, this book examines how the crossing of state boundaries by religious movements leads to the formation of transnational civil ...
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New Religions As Global Cultures: Making The Human Sacred

Irving Hexham, Karla Poewe - Religion - 2008 - 256 pages
In the face of the popular crusade to link new religious movements to dangerous cults, brainwashing, and the need for deprogramming, Irving Hexham and Karla Poewe argue that ...
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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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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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