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Myth of Religious Neutrality, The:
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Myth of Religious Neutrality, The:

By Clouser, Roy A.

First edition Used Book. Slight yellowing of corners of inner cover; Otherwise, in very good condition. A radical reinterpretation of the general of the general relations between religion, philosophy, & science.

$10.00

Bahaullah: The Promised One
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Bahaullah: The Promised One

By Faizi, Gloria

Used Book in Good Condition, writing on inner front cover, pages in very good condition. This is the life story of Baha u llah, The beloved Founder of The widely spread religion, The Baha i Faith. His teaching are that of world unity, acceptance. Equality :seeing men & women as two wings of one bird

$6.00

Living Religions
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Living Religions

By Fisher, Mary Pat

Used, Good Condition, dog ear on upper right of page 191, wrinkle on front cover; Otherwise, looks good. Living Religions: A Brief Introduction is a brief edition of Living Religions, fourth edition. It presents a stimulating survey of today's religious world. Exploring the historical developments and teachings of traditional faiths, indigenous religions, and new religious movements, this brief edition considers how each of these traditions has evolved into contemporary beliefs and practices. It examines the changing nature of each religion, the spread of religious pluralism, and the movements toward interfaith dialogue.

$7.00

Religion and Science:
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Religion and Science:

By Barbour, Ian G.

By Ian G. Barbour, condition very good. This book, an expanded and revised edition of "Religion in an Age of Science", is a definitive contemporary discussion of the many issues surrounding our understanding of God and religious truth and experience in our scientific age. The author has added three crucial historical chapters on physics and metaphysics in the 17th century, and biology and theology in the 19th.

$8.00

Speaking of Faith
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Speaking of Faith

By Tippett, Krista

By Krista Tippet, 1st edition. Signed by author. Condition very good. As the baby boomers headed of from their elementary schools to religious-instruction classes, magazine covers asked: IS GOD DEAD? Yet today, most people describe themselves as religious, and many focus deeply on a wide array of spiritual practices and traditions. The debates continuing, however, as influential voices warn of an emerging theocracy. In this book, the author addresses these voices and concerns, these huge cultural shifts and reversals, drawing from her own experience ad her conversations across the world's traditions with theologians, scientists, ethicists, and activists.

$20.00

History of Asia, A:
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History of Asia, A:

By Murphey, Rhoads

By Rhoads Murphey, second edition. Condition good. This book places an emphasis on social history, paying particular attention to cultural and religious trends and offering explicit comparisons among the major Asian traditions and between Asia and the Western world. The second edition includes a new chapter on Japan, increased coverage of social history, women, and the environment.

$8.00

Fox and the Jewel, The:
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Fox and the Jewel, The:

By Smyers, Karen A.

By Karen A. Smyers. Condition very good, minor wear and warping to cover. The deity Inari has been worshipped in Japan since at least the early 8th century and today is a revered presence in such varied venues as Shinto shrines, Buddhist temples, factories, household, restaurants, and rice fields. Although at first glance and to its many devotees Inari worship may seem to be a unified phenomenon, it is in fact exceedingly multiple, noncodified, and noncentralized. This book describes the rich complexity of Inari worship in contemporary Japan.

$30.00

We Walk the Path Together:
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We Walk the Path Together:

By Pierce, Brian J.

By Brian J Pierce. Condition good, considerable wear to cover. Through reflections on the Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, and the medieval Christian Mystic, Meister Eckhart, this book celebrates the common spiritual ground shared by Christians and Buddhists.

$12.00

Religious life of the Japanese People
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Religious life of the Japanese People

By ANESAKI Masaharu

This book is in good condition with small signs of use and minimal underlined text. An original book of the great Proffesor Anesaki, discussing the various influences from religion, from Shinto to Christianity. Also this discusses the prewar and postwar situations.

$25.00

World Scriptures:
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World Scriptures:

By Kramer, Kenneth

By Kenneth Kramer. Condition good, minor wear to cover. This is a guidebook to the primary source materials of the classical, living religions of the world. It is a guidebook which innovatively blends critical and interpretive tools with sacred symbols and stories of Ultimacy.

$10.00

Battle for God, The
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Battle for God, The

By Armstrong, Karen

By Karen Armstrong. Condition very good, minor wear on jacket. In the late 20th century, Abrahamic fundamentalism has emerged as one of the most powerful forces at work in the world, contesting the dominance of modern secular values and threatening peace and harmony around the globe. Yet it remains incomprehensible to a large number of people. In this book, the author brilliantly and sympathetically sows us how and why fundamentalist groups came into existence and what they yearn to accomplish.

$8.00

Women Saints:
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Women Saints:

By Ghanananda, Swami; Steward-Wallace, Sir John

By Swami Ghanananda & Sir John Stewart-Wallace. Condition good, moderate wear on cover and minor pencil marks on some pages. Despite today's shift from ancient values, women in every land and in every era of history have been known as the guardians of religion. Here we have a collection of women saints from Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Muslim traditions and more.

$9.95

Sacred Architecture
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Sacred Architecture

By Humphrey, Caroline; Vitebsky, Piers

Time-Life Books, 1997. Hardcover. Very Good. Sacred architecture is deeply symbolic, reflecting a culture's awareness of its relationship with the divine. A vivid and richly illustrated account of the way in which different cultures translate their faith into architecture, this book examines how themes that are common throughout the world are expressed with wonderful diversity through structure and embellishment. By Caroline Humphrey and Piers Vitebsky.

$9.50