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The phenomenal bestselling self-help book of its generation - for spiritual followers of the Dalai Lama and Deepak Chopra. Eckhart Tolle demonstrates how to live a healthier and happier life by living in the present moment.To make the journey into The Power of Now we will need to leave our ...
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
The phenomenal bestselling self-help book of its generation - for spiritual followers of the Dalai Lama and Deepak Chopra. Eckhart Tolle demonstrates how to live a healthier and happier life by living in the present moment.To make the journey into The Power of Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Although the journey is challenging, Eckhart Tolle offers simple language and a question and answer format to guide us.Surrender to the present moment, where problems do not exist. It is here we find our joy, are able to embrace our true selves and discover that we are already complete and perfect. If we are able to be fully present and take each step in the Now we will be opening ourselves to the transforming experience of THE POWER OF NOW. It's a book to be revisited again and again.
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17.06 USD

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

by Eckhart Tolle
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The Body in Religion: Cross-Cultural Perspectives surveys influential ways in which the body is imagined and deployed in religious practices and beliefs across the globe. Filling the gap for an up-to-date and comparative approach to theories and practices of the body in religion, this book explores the cultural influences on ...
The Body in Religion: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
The Body in Religion: Cross-Cultural Perspectives surveys influential ways in which the body is imagined and deployed in religious practices and beliefs across the globe. Filling the gap for an up-to-date and comparative approach to theories and practices of the body in religion, this book explores the cultural influences on embodiment and their implications for religious institutions and spirituality. Examples are drawn from religions such as Jainism, Confucianism, Daoism, Shintoism, Paganism, Aboriginal, African, and Native American religions, in addition to the five major religions of the world. Topics covered include: - Gender and sexuality - Female modesty and dress codes - Circumcision and menstruation rituals - God language and erotic desire - Death, dying, and burial rites - Disciplining the body through prayer, yoga, and meditation - Feasting and fasting rituals Illustrated throughout with over 60 images, The Body in Religion is designed for course use in religious studies as well as interdisciplinary courses across the humanities and the social sciences. A companion website provides a comprehensive resource guide for teachers, including a syllabus, discussion and examination questions, topics for research papers, a glossary, and links to primary and secondary sources.
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31.450000 USD

The Body in Religion: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

by Yudit Kornberg Greenberg
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The Zend-Avesta and Eastern Religions: Comparative Legislations, Doctrines, and Rites of Parseeism, Brahmanism, and Buddhism; Bearing Upon Bible, Talmud, Gospel, Koran, Their Messiah-Ideals and Social Problems (Classic Reprint)
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12.570000 USD

The Zend-Avesta and Eastern Religions: Comparative Legislations, Doctrines, and Rites of Parseeism, Brahmanism, and Buddhism; Bearing Upon Bible, Talmud, Gospel, Koran, Their Messiah-Ideals and Social Problems (Classic Reprint)

by Maurice Fluegel
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Chips from a German Workshop, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint)
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17.820000 USD

Chips from a German Workshop, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint)

by F Max Muller
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Nuer Religion (Classic Reprint)
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17.400000 USD

Nuer Religion (Classic Reprint)

by E E Evans-Pritchard
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Classic Reprint)
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24.750000 USD

The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (Classic Reprint)

by Sir James George Frazer
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Lectures on the Religion of the Semites: First Series, the Fundamental Institutions (Classic Reprint)
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17.820000 USD

Lectures on the Religion of the Semites: First Series, the Fundamental Institutions (Classic Reprint)

by W Robertson Smith
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India's Problem Krishna or Christ (Classic Reprint)
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17.400000 USD

India's Problem Krishna or Christ (Classic Reprint)

by John Peter Jones
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Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria (Classic Reprint)
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17.400000 USD

Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria (Classic Reprint)

by Lewis Spence
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Religious History of Japan: An Outline with Two Appendices on the Textual History of the Buddhist Scriptures (Classic Reprint)
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10.050000 USD

Religious History of Japan: An Outline with Two Appendices on the Textual History of the Buddhist Scriptures (Classic Reprint)

by Masaharu Anesaki
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The Open Court, Vol. 18: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Science of Religion, the Religion of Science, and the Extension of the Religious Parliament Idea; April, 1904 (Classic Reprint)
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10.050000 USD

The Open Court, Vol. 18: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Science of Religion, the Religion of Science, and the Extension of the Religious Parliament Idea; April, 1904 (Classic Reprint)

by Open Court Publishing Company
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The Open Court, Vol. 24: October, 1910 (Classic Reprint)
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10.050000 USD

The Open Court, Vol. 24: October, 1910 (Classic Reprint)

by Open Court Publishing Company
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International University Lectures, Delivered by the Most Distinguished Representatives of the Greatest Universities of the World, at the Congress of Arts and Science, Universal Exposition, St. Louis, Vol. 8 (Classic Reprint)
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14.250000 USD

International University Lectures, Delivered by the Most Distinguished Representatives of the Greatest Universities of the World, at the Congress of Arts and Science, Universal Exposition, St. Louis, Vol. 8 (Classic Reprint)

by Congress of Arts and Science
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The phrase creation ex nihilo refers to the primarily Christian notion of God's creation of everything from nothing. Creation ex nihilo: Origins, Development, Contemporary Challenges presents the findings of a joint research project at Oxford University and the University of Notre Dame in 2014-2015. The doctrine of creation ex nihilo ...
Constructing Civility: The Human Good in Christian and Islamic Political Theologies
The phrase creation ex nihilo refers to the primarily Christian notion of God's creation of everything from nothing. Creation ex nihilo: Origins, Development, Contemporary Challenges presents the findings of a joint research project at Oxford University and the University of Notre Dame in 2014-2015. The doctrine of creation ex nihilo has met with criticism and revisionary theories in recent years, from the worlds of science, theology, and philosophy. This volume concentrates on several key areas: the relationship of the doctrine to its purported biblical sources, how the doctrine emerged in the first several centuries of the Common Era, why the doctrine came under heavy criticism in the modern era, how some theologians have responded to the objections, and the relationship of the doctrine to claims of modern science, for example, the fundamental law of physics that matter cannot be created from nothing. Although the Bible never expressly states that God made everything from nothing, various texts are taken to imply that the universe came into existence by divine command and was not assembled from preexisting matter or energy. The contributors to this volume approach this topic from a range of perspectives, from exposition to defense of the doctrine itself. This is a unique and fascinating work whose aim is to present the reader with a compelling set of arguments for why the doctrine should remain central to the grammar of contemporary Christian theology. As such, the book will appeal to theologians as well as those interested in the relationship between theology and science.
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47.250000 USD

Constructing Civility: The Human Good in Christian and Islamic Political Theologies

by Richard S. Park
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Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends in this sweeping and brilliantly argued book. Instead, American ideas about religious freedom were continually reinvented through ...
Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal
Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends in this sweeping and brilliantly argued book. Instead, American ideas about religious freedom were continually reinvented through a vibrant national discourse - Wenger calls it religious freedom talk - that cannot possibly be separated from the evolving politics of race and empire. More often than not, Wenger demonstrates, religious freedom talk worked to privilege the dominant white Christian population. At the same time, a diverse array of minority groups at home and colonized people abroad invoked and reinterpreted this ideal to defend themselves and their ways of life. In so doing they posed sharp challenges to the racial and religious exclusions of American life. People of almost every religious stripe have argued, debated, negotiated, and brought into being an ideal called American religious freedom, subtly transforming their own identities and traditions in the process. In a post-9/11 world, Wenger reflects, public attention to religious freedom and its implications is as consequential as it has ever been.
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36.700000 USD

Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

by Tisa Wenger
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The first book-length introduction to an exciting new interdisciplinary field written by an internationally recognized leader of the Contemplative Studies movement This is the first book-length introduction to a growing and influential interdisciplinary field focused on contemplative practice, contemplative experience, and contemplative pedagogy. Written by an internationally recognized leader in ...
Introducing Contemplative Studies
The first book-length introduction to an exciting new interdisciplinary field written by an internationally recognized leader of the Contemplative Studies movement This is the first book-length introduction to a growing and influential interdisciplinary field focused on contemplative practice, contemplative experience, and contemplative pedagogy. Written by an internationally recognized leader in the area, Introducing Contemplative Studies seeks to provide readers with a deep and practical understanding of the nature and purpose of the field while encouraging them to find a place of their own in an increasingly widespread movement. At once comprehensive overview, critical reflection, and visionary proposal, the book explores the central approaches and issues in Contemplative Studies, tackles questions and problems that sometimes go unaddressed, and identifies promising new developments. The author also discusses contemplative pedagogy, an experiential approach to teaching and learning informed by and expressed as contemplative practice. This is a major introduction to a fast emerging interdisciplinary field that will be invaluable to those interested in the area. * The only comprehensive introduction to the emerging, interdisciplinary field of Contemplative Studies * Written by a distinguished leader in the Contemplative Studies movement who is founding Co-Chair of the Contemplative Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion * Informed by ten years of research and practice, the book explores the field s varied approaches and expressions * Offers critical reviews of trends which will create discussions both within and outside the Contemplative Studies * Liberally illustrated with both images and charts Introducing Contemplative Studies is a must-read for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, teachers and scholars in Contemplative Studies, as well as anyone who is curious about contemplative practice, meditation, contemplative experience, contemplative pedagogy, contemplative science, and, of course, the exciting field of Contemplative Studies generally.
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42.64 USD

Introducing Contemplative Studies

by Louis Komjathy
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America's leading religious scholar and public intellectual introduces lay readers to the Qur'an with a measured, powerful reading of the ancient text Garry Wills has spent a lifetime thinking and writing about Christianity. In What the Qur'an Meant, Wills invites readers to join him as he embarks on a timely ...
What The Qur'an Meant: And Why It Matters
America's leading religious scholar and public intellectual introduces lay readers to the Qur'an with a measured, powerful reading of the ancient text Garry Wills has spent a lifetime thinking and writing about Christianity. In What the Qur'an Meant, Wills invites readers to join him as he embarks on a timely and necessary reconsideration of the Qur'an, leading us through perplexing passages with insight and erudition. What does the Qur'an actually say about veiling women? Does it justify religious war? There was a time when ordinary Americans did not have to know much about Islam. That is no longer the case. We blundered into the longest war in our history without knowing basic facts about the Islamic civilization with which we were dealing. We are constantly fed false information about Islam--claims that it is essentially a religion of violence, that its sacred book is a handbook for terrorists. There is no way to assess these claims unless we have at least some knowledge of the Qur'an. In this book Wills, as a non-Muslim with an open mind, reads the Qur'an with sympathy but with rigor, trying to discover why other non-Muslims--such as Pope Francis--find it an inspiring book, worthy to guide people down through the centuries. There are many traditions that add to and distort and blunt the actual words of the text. What Wills does resembles the work of art restorers who clean away accumulated layers of dust to find the original meaning. He compares the Qur'an with other sacred books, the Old Testament and the New Testament, to show many parallels between them. There are also parallel difficulties of interpretation, which call for patient exploration--and which offer some thrills of discovery. What the Qur'an Meant is the opening of a conversation on one of the world's most practiced religions.
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37.53 USD

What The Qur'an Meant: And Why It Matters

by Garry Wills
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This volume describes Sikhism, the youngest member of the Indic religious traditions. It looks at the striking features of this tradition and describes its birth in the fifteenth century and its continual evolution between the sixteenth and late twentieth centuries into an independent formation often described as the world's fifth ...
Sikhism
This volume describes Sikhism, the youngest member of the Indic religious traditions. It looks at the striking features of this tradition and describes its birth in the fifteenth century and its continual evolution between the sixteenth and late twentieth centuries into an independent formation often described as the world's fifth largest religion . The volume explains how Sikhism arose at a time of religious and political ferment, a fact which left its mark on its interactions with other traditions, notably Islam, Christianity and Hinduism. The volume illustrates that Sikhism's political aspirations may not have been fully met by the establishment of the nation state of India in 1947, as indicated by the demand by its adherents for greater autonomy which occasionally has spilled over into claims for independence. It pays attention to the fact that Sikhism is isomorphic with Buddhism and Jainism inasmuch as the demographically minority status of all of these religious traditions conceals the vast influence they have exerted on the Indian landscape. In addition the volume analyses the relationship between complex themes such as violence and mysticism, politics and religion, tradition and modernity, as they have manifested themselves in the historical evolution of the Sikh community. It provides a useful introduction to the lives of its founders, their philosophical and ethical teachings and to Sikh responses and interactions with the world's major religious traditions in an increasingly pluralistic world.
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367.490000 USD

Sikhism

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How do Christian interfaith practitioners live out their discipleship in a multi-faith world? And what, theologically, is being expressed in their activity? Demonstrating a new and innovative approach to interfaith engagement, this book argues for theological reflection on the multi faith reality of our society to focus on the practice ...
Faith, Hope and Love: Interfaith Engagement as Practical Theology
How do Christian interfaith practitioners live out their discipleship in a multi-faith world? And what, theologically, is being expressed in their activity? Demonstrating a new and innovative approach to interfaith engagement, this book argues for theological reflection on the multi faith reality of our society to focus on the practice of Christian interfaith engagement, drawing on the tools of contemporary practical theology. The book draws on contemporary models of research in practical theology, such as auto ethnography, qualitative interviewing and analysis of spiritual journaling, to explore grassroots Christian engagement with other faiths and its impact upon Christian self-understanding.
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33.600000 USD

Faith, Hope and Love: Interfaith Engagement as Practical Theology

by Ray Gaston
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Histoire Des Origines Du Christianisme. Livre 5, Les �vangiles Et La Seconde G�n�ration Chr�tienne
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36.700000 USD

Histoire Des Origines Du Christianisme. Livre 5, Les �vangiles Et La Seconde G�n�ration Chr�tienne

by Ernest Renan
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Histoire Des Origines Du Christianisme: Index G�n�ral
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25.150000 USD

Histoire Des Origines Du Christianisme: Index G�n�ral

by Ernest Renan
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God
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36.750000 USD

God

by Reza Aslan
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God: A Human History
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36.750000 USD

God: A Human History

by Reza Aslan
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The book describes the message and the methods of interreligious dialogue and action in the context of the political peace process as well as the peace-building processes and cutting-edge programs which occur in Israel and the region, by drawing on personal experiences and offering inspirational stories derived from involvement in ...
The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue, a View from Jerusalem
The book describes the message and the methods of interreligious dialogue and action in the context of the political peace process as well as the peace-building processes and cutting-edge programs which occur in Israel and the region, by drawing on personal experiences and offering inspirational stories derived from involvement in the field for more than twenty-five years.
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39.16 USD

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue, a View from Jerusalem

by Ronald Kronish
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A record of the 2015 Building Bridges Seminar for leading Christian and Muslim scholars, this collection of essays explores the nature of divine and human agency through themes of creation's goal, humankind's dignity and task, and notions of sovereignty. Part I sets the context for the book with Human Action ...
God's Creativity and Human Action: Christian and Muslim Perspectives
A record of the 2015 Building Bridges Seminar for leading Christian and Muslim scholars, this collection of essays explores the nature of divine and human agency through themes of creation's goal, humankind's dignity and task, and notions of sovereignty. Part I sets the context for the book with Human Action within Divine Creation: A Muslim Perspective by Mohsen Kadivar of Duke University and On the Possibility of Holy Living: A Christian Perspective by Lucy Gardner of Oxford University. The rest of the book includes paired essays-one from a Muslim perspective, one from a Christian perspective-that introduce scriptural material with commentary to aid readers in conducting dialogical study. In her conclusion, coeditor Lucinda Mosher digests the illuminating small-group conversations that lie at the heart of the Building Bridges initiative, conversations that convey a vivid sense of the lively, penetrating but respectful dialogue for which the project is known. This unique volume will be a valuable resource to scholars, students, and professors of Christianity and Islam.
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28.300000 USD

God's Creativity and Human Action: Christian and Muslim Perspectives

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Shimmering Mirrors: Reality and Appearance in Contemplative Metaphysics East and West
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94.500000 USD

Shimmering Mirrors: Reality and Appearance in Contemplative Metaphysics East and West

by Patrick Laude
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Robert N. McCauley and E. Thomas Lawson are considered the founders of the field of the cognitive science of religion. Since its inception over twenty years ago, the cognitive science of religion has raised questions about the philosophical foundations and implications of such a scientific approach. This volume from McCauley, ...
Philosophical Foundations of the Cognitive Science of Religion: A Head Start
Robert N. McCauley and E. Thomas Lawson are considered the founders of the field of the cognitive science of religion. Since its inception over twenty years ago, the cognitive science of religion has raised questions about the philosophical foundations and implications of such a scientific approach. This volume from McCauley, including chapters co-authored by Lawson, is the first book-length project to focus on such questions, resulting in a compelling volume that addresses fundamental questions that any scholar of religion should ask. The essays collected in this volume are those that initially defined this scientific field for the study of religion. These essays deal with issues of methodology, reductionism, resistance to the scientific study of religion, and other criticisms that have been lodged against the cognitive science of religion. The new final chapter sees McCauley reflect on developments in this field since its founding. Tackling these debates head on and in one place for the first time, this volume belongs on the shelf of every researcher interested in this now established approach to the study of religion within a range of disciplines, including religious studies, philosophy, anthropology and the psychology of religion.
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119.700000 USD

Philosophical Foundations of the Cognitive Science of Religion: A Head Start

by Robert N.. Mccauley
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A fascinating comparative account of sacred languages and their role in and beyond religion written for a broad, interdisciplinary audience Sacred languages have been used for foundational texts, liturgy, and ritual for millennia, and many have remained virtually unchanged through the centuries. While the vital relationship between language and religion ...
Sacred Languages of the World: An Introduction
A fascinating comparative account of sacred languages and their role in and beyond religion written for a broad, interdisciplinary audience Sacred languages have been used for foundational texts, liturgy, and ritual for millennia, and many have remained virtually unchanged through the centuries. While the vital relationship between language and religion has been long acknowledged, new research and thinking across an array of disciplines including religious studies, sociolinguistics, sociology, linguistics, and even neurolinguistics has resulted in a renewed interest in the area. This fascinating and informative book draws on Christian, Islamic, Hindu, Judaic, and Buddhist traditions to provide a concise and accessible introduction to the phenomenon of sacred languages. The book takes a strongly comparative, wide-ranging approach to exploring ways in which ancient religious languages, such as Latin, Pali, Church Slavonic, and Hebrew continue to shape the beliefs and practices of religious communities around the world. Informed by both comparative religion and sociolinguistics, it traces the histories of sacred languages, the myths and doctrines that explain their origin and value, the various ways they are used, the sectarian debates that shadow them, and the technological innovations that propel them forward in the twenty-first century. A comprehensive but succinct account of the role and importance of language within religionTakes an interdisciplinary approach which will appeal to students and scholars across an array of disciplines, including religious studies, sociology of religion, sociolinguistics, and linguisticsProvides a strongly comparative exploration, drawing on Christian, Islamic, Hindu, Judaic, and Buddhist traditionsUses numerous examples and ties historic debates with contemporary situationsSatisfies the rapidly growing demand for books on the subject among both academics and general readers Sacred Languages of the World is a must-read for students of religion and language, scripture, religious literacy, education and language, the sociology of religion, sociolinguistics. It will also have strong appeal among general readers with an interest comparative religion, history, cultural criticism, communication studies, and more.
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99.700000 USD

Sacred Languages of the World: An Introduction

by Brian P. Bennett
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A fascinating comparative account of sacred languages and their role in and beyond religion written for a broad, interdisciplinary audience Sacred languages have been used for foundational texts, liturgy, and ritual for millennia, and many have remained virtually unchanged through the centuries. While the vital relationship between language and religion ...
Sacred Languages of the World: An Introduction
A fascinating comparative account of sacred languages and their role in and beyond religion written for a broad, interdisciplinary audience Sacred languages have been used for foundational texts, liturgy, and ritual for millennia, and many have remained virtually unchanged through the centuries. While the vital relationship between language and religion has been long acknowledged, new research and thinking across an array of disciplines including religious studies, sociolinguistics, sociology, linguistics, and even neurolinguistics has resulted in a renewed interest in the area. This fascinating and informative book draws on Christian, Islamic, Hindu, Judaic, and Buddhist traditions to provide a concise and accessible introduction to the phenomenon of sacred languages. The book takes a strongly comparative, wide-ranging approach to exploring ways in which ancient religious languages, such as Latin, Pali, Church Slavonic, and Hebrew continue to shape the beliefs and practices of religious communities around the world. Informed by both comparative religion and sociolinguistics, it traces the histories of sacred languages, the myths and doctrines that explain their origin and value, the various ways they are used, the sectarian debates that shadow them, and the technological innovations that propel them forward in the twenty-first century. A comprehensive but succinct account of the role and importance of language within religionTakes an interdisciplinary approach which will appeal to students and scholars across an array of disciplines, including religious studies, sociology of religion, sociolinguistics, and linguisticsProvides a strongly comparative exploration, drawing on Christian, Islamic, Hindu, Judaic, and Buddhist traditionsUses numerous examples and ties historic debates with contemporary situationsSatisfies the rapidly growing demand for books on the subject among both academics and general readers Sacred Languages of the World is a must-read for students of religion and language, scripture, religious literacy, education and language, the sociology of religion, sociolinguistics. It will also have strong appeal among general readers with an interest comparative religion, history, cultural criticism, communication studies, and more.
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32.40 USD

Sacred Languages of the World: An Introduction

by Brian P. Bennett
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Science, religion, philosophy: these three categories of thought have organized humankind's search for meaning from time immemorial. Reality's Fugue presents a compelling case that these ways of understanding, often seen as competing, are part of a larger puzzle that cannot be rendered by one account of reality alone. This book ...
Reality's Fugue: Reconciling Worldviews in Philosophy, Religion, and Science
Science, religion, philosophy: these three categories of thought have organized humankind's search for meaning from time immemorial. Reality's Fugue presents a compelling case that these ways of understanding, often seen as competing, are part of a larger puzzle that cannot be rendered by one account of reality alone. This book begins with an overview of the concept of reality and the philosophical difficulties associated with attempts to account for it through any single worldview. By clarifying the differences among first-person, third-person, and dualist understandings of reality, F. Samuel Brainard repurposes the three predominant ways of making sense of those differences: exclusionist (only one worldview can be right), inclusivist (viewing other worldviews through the lens of one in order to incorporate them all, and thus distorting them), and pluralist or relativist (holding that there are no universals, and truth is relative). His alternative mode of understanding uses Douglas Hofstadter's metaphor of a musical fugue that allows different voices and melodies of worldviews to coexist in counterpoint and conversation, while each remains distinct, with none privileged above the others. Approaching reality in this way, Brainard argues, opens up the possibility for a multivoiced perspective that can overcome the skeptical challenges that metaphysical positions face. Engagingly argued by a lifelong scholar of philosophy and global religions, this edifying and accessible exploration of the nature of reality addresses deeply meaningful questions about belief, reconciliation, and being.
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31.450000 USD

Reality's Fugue: Reconciling Worldviews in Philosophy, Religion, and Science

by F. Samuel Brainard
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