all ebooks in category: General History of Religion

A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 0735225230 | 384 pages | EPUB | 2.96 MB

Tracing an ancient pilgrimage route from Canterbury to Rome, the bestselling and "virtuosic" (The Wall Street Journal) writer explores the past and future of Christianity …

The Church of Scientology: A History of a New Religion
English | ISBN: 069114608X | 2011 | 280 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Scientology is one of the wealthiest and most powerful new religions to emerge in the past century. To its detractors, L. Ron Hubbard's space-age mysticism …

«A Vanished World: Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment» by Christopher Lowney
English | ISBN: 9780743282611 | EPUB | 5.0 MB

In a world troubled by religious strife and division, Chris Lowney's vividly written book offers a hopeful historical reminder: Muslims, Christians, and Jews once lived …

Lived Religion and Everyday Life in Early Modern Hagiographic Material
English | 2019 | ISBN: 3030155528 | 333 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

This book discusses the ways in which early modern hagiographic sources can be used to study lived religion and everyday life from the fifteenth to …

Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World
2013 | ISBN: 0199743177 | English | 256 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Cosmas and Damian were martyred around the year 300 A.D. in what is now Syria. Called the Anargyroi ("without silver") because they charged no fees, …

The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions
English | March 28, 2006 | ISBN: 0375413170 | EPUB | 496 pages | 1.8 MB

From Karen Armstrong, the bestselling author of A History of God and The Spiral Staircase, comes this extraordinary investigation of a critical moment in the …

Class and Power in Roman Palestine: The Socioeconomic Setting of Judaism and Christian Origins
English | November 21, 2019 | ISBN: 1108493947 | PDF | 374 pages | 43.5 MB

Anthony Keddie investigates the changing dynamics of class and power at a critical place and time in the history of Judaism and Christianity - Palestine …

The Circle of the Way: A Concise History of Zen from the Buddha to the Modern World
English | November 12th, 2019 | ISBN: 1611805783 | 328 pages | EPUB | 9.77 MB

A comprehensive, accessible guide to the fascinating history of Zen Buddhism—including important figures, schools, foundational texts, practices, and politics. Zen Buddhism has a storied history—Bodhidharma …

The Politics of New Atheism (Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics)
Routledge | English | 2019 | ISBN-10: 1138675768 | 172 pages | PDF | 1.59 MB

by Stuart McAnulla (Author), Steven Kettell (Author), Marcus Schulzke (Author) New atheism is best known as a literary and media phenomenon which has resulted in …

Virtual Orientalism: Asian Religions and American Popular Culture
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0199738602, 0199738610 | 232 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Saffron-robed monks and long-haired gurus have become familiar characters on the American popular culture scene. Jane Iwamura examines the contemporary fascination with Eastern spirituality and …