622 books (32 pages) in this category
by RICHARD FRIEDBERG
In this delightful guide, a noted mathematician and teacher offers a witty, historically oriented introduction to number theory, dealing with properties of numbers and with numbers as abstract concepts. Written for readers with an understanding ...
by Bernard Evslin
The legendary voyage of one of Greek mythology's greatest heroes Ulysses is the sharpest tactician among the Greeks and the brains behind the Trojan Horse, the ruse that fooled the Trojans and led to the end of the ten-year Trojan War. The ...
by c Beckwith
The Evidence of Near Death Experience
by Reverend John Spooner
<p>Is there life after death? Near death experiences—people coming back from the dead with tales from the other side—have become a worldwide phenomenon. In this book, Rev John Spooner combines expert research, gripping first hand testimony, ...
by Lesley Hazleton
One in four Americans rejects any affiliation with organized religion, and nearly half of those under thirty describe themselves as "spiritual but not religious." But as the airwaves resound with the haranguing of preachers and pundits, who ...
by Friedman Matti
<b>In an age when physical books matter less and less, here is a thrilling story about a book that meant everything.</b> This true-life detective story unveils the journey of a sacred text-the tenth-century annotated bible know as the Aleppo ...
Religion, Politics and Philosophy
by Agon Hamza
<div>A major contribution to Althusser scholarship, as well as to our understanding of the Left’s relation to religion and theology.</div> ...
Beating Cancer, Battling Infertility, and Believing in Miracles
by Aly Taylor
by Sandow Birk
How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy
by Donald B. Kraybill
by Aminah Beverly McCloud
<p>This engaging introduction to Islam examines its lived reality, its worldwide presence, and the variety of beliefs and practices encompassed by the religion. The global perspective uniquely captures the diversity of Islam expressed throughout
Sacred Texts and Imperial Contexts
by David M. Carr
This groundbreaking introductory textbook explores the emergence and development of the Bible, placing it in the broader context of world history. It particularly focuses on the role of a number of empires in the formation of the Biblical canon.
Sacred Texts and Imperial Contexts of the Hebrew Bible
by David M. Carr
This comprehensive, introductory textbook is unique in exploring the emergence of the Hebrew Bible in the broader context of world history. It particularly focuses on the influence of pre-Roman empires, empowering students with a richer ...
In Zen Mind Suddenly Stops
by Isabella Anderson
A Heavenly Treasury of Angelic Lore! Every culture cherishes a winged spirit-from the ancient Egyptian ka and Norse Valkyries to Hindu apsaras and the archangels of the Bible. Featuring biblical tales, poetry, and lovely illustrations, this ...
A Visible and Invisible History
by Peter Stanford
by Lorna Byrne
Angels In My Hair is the autobiography of a modern day mystic, an Irish woman with powers of the saints of old.When she was a child, people thought Lorna was 'retarded' because she did not seem to be focusing on the world around her. Instead ...
Ranging from his early treatises, the <i>Monologion</i> (a work written to show his monks how to meditate on the divine essence) and the <i>Proslogion</i> (best known for its advancement of the so-called ontological argument for the existence of
by Deborah Lipstadt
In the past few years there has been a decided rise in acts and expressions of antisemitism worldwide. No one could have predicted the contemporary situation- a Labour Party in the UK whose leadership has condoned expressions of overt ...
How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism As We Know It
by Burton L. Visotzky
Hard to believe but true: - The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet - The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers - Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas - Hellenistic rhetoric professors educated sons of ...