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Beyond the Written Word: Oral Aspects of Scripture in the History of Religion

William A. Graham, William Albert Graham - Religion - 1993 - 306 pages
The concept of 'scripture' as written religious text is re-examined, considering orally distributed sacred writings.
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Religion in Context: Cults and Charisma

I. M. Lewis - Religion - 1996 - 198 pages
Religious power assumes strikingly different forms, often regarded as unique and unrelated. Religion in Context, however, argues that these apparently contradictory experiences ...
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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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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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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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