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The Concise Rāmāyana of Vālmīki

This is a condensed version of a long epic, written between 750 and 500 B. C., consisting of 50,000 lines of Sanskrit verse. Divided into seven Kanor books, it tells the story of Rama from his birth to ...

Studies in Religious Fundamentalism

This book examines the specific circumstances that nurture fundamentalist beliefs and practices. It studies contemporary fundamentalist developments in several continents, involving groups associated ...

A Living Tree

This book examines biblical and rabbinic law as a coherent, continuing legal tradition. It explains the relationship between religion and law and the interaction between law and morality. Abundant selections ...

The Mystical Experience in Abraham Abulafia

The first wide-scale presentation of a major Jewish mystic, the founder of the ecstatic Kabbalah.

Religion and Radical Empiricism

Rarely in modern times has religion been associated with empiricism except to its own peril. This book represents a comprehensive and systematic effort to retrieve and develop the tradition of American ...

Urdu Letters of Mirza Asadu'llah Khan Ghalib

Translated by Daud Rahbar
Subjects: Religion And Spirituality

Mirza Asadu'llah Khan Ghalib was the brightest luminary of his time in the South Asian, Muslim literary community. A poet in Urdu and Persian, he was endowed with exquisite imagination, sparkling wit, ...

Women in World Religions

This is a book by women about women in the religions of the world. It presents all the basic facts and ideological issues concerning the position of women in the major religious traditions of humanity: ...

Religion and the Western Mind

Ninian Smart believes that the modern study of religion should occur in the context of a radical reappraisal of our educational system. This is a worldview analysis of religion appropriate to today's ...

Wildlife, Wild Death

This book examines the relationship between agricultural land use and wildlife protection in two eastern African countries—Kenya and Tanzania. Although both elements are vital to the societies and economies ...

The Whistling Hunters

The whistling dog, or dhole, of India is a little-known, distant cousin of our domestic dog. Highly intelligent, wary of man, and elusive as a jungle predator, this rare and beautiful creature is one ...

History as Apocalypse

History as Apocalypse is a reenactment of the history of the Western consciousness from the Homeric and Biblica revolutions through Finnegans Wake. This occurs through a historical, literary, and theological ...

Warning and Response to the Mount St. Helens Eruption

This comprehensive book traces the warning, planning, and response to the eruption of Mount St. Helens in May 1980, as seen through the eyes of key actors in the emergency. Based on first-hand accounts ...

Muslim-Christian Relations and Inter-Christian Rivalries in the Middle East

This study focuses on the Jacobites (Syrian Orthodox Christians), who, like their Aramaean ancestors, established a presence far beyond their ancestral lands. Professor John Joseph has found this historic ...

Saint Thomas Aquinas on the Existence of God

This book puts before the reader a succinct and philosophically valid interpretation of St. Thomas Aquinas' arguments for the existence of God by a modern, historically grounded interpreter of his thought. ...

Humanism and the Church Fathers

This study of the foremost patristic scholar in 15th-century Florence is based almost exclusively on manuscript letters and incunabula in Greek, Latin, and Italian. The influence of the revival of patristic ...