Books in category Religion – General

  • Sensible Ecstasy

    Sensible Ecstasy
    Amy Hollywood

    Sensible Ecstasy investigates the attraction to excessive forms of mysticism among twentieth-century French intellectuals and demonstrates the work that the figure of the mystic does for these thinkers.

  • Jungle Thorn

    Jungle Thorn
    Norma Youngberg

    This is the story of a young girl named Kondima in the mountains of Borneo.

  • Rethinking India s Oral and Classical Epics

    Rethinking India’s Oral and Classical Epics
    Alf Hiltebeitel

    Breathtaking in scope, this work is indispensable for those seeking a deeper understanding of South Asia's Hindu and Muslim traditions. This work is the third volume in Hiltebeitel's study of the Draupadi cult.

  • God

    William J. O’Malley

    Is the existence of God a reasonable premise? In this book, William O'Malley, SJ, examines this critical question and many other related questions with a rare combination of rigorous gravity and irreverent humor.

  • The Religious Traditions of Japan 500 1600

    The Religious Traditions of Japan 500-1600
    Richard Bowring

    The first English-language overview of the interaction of Buddhism and Shint in Japanese culture."

  • The Lesser of Two Evils

    The Lesser of Two Evils
    Dov Levin

    The book's title, The Lesser of Two Evils, describes the dilemma and ultimate fate of the two million Eastern European Jews following the infamous Ribbentrop-Molotov pact of August, 1939, which divided the regions of eastern Poland, the …

  • The Religious Sense

    The Religious Sense
    Luigi Giussani, John Zucchi

    Part of the so-called new religious revival, The Religious Sense avoids any sentimental or irrational reduction of the religious experience. It is a forthright and refreshing call to reassess our lives.

  • The Longest Journey

    The Longest Journey
    Eric Tagliacozzo

    A comprehensive history of the hajj from Southeast Asia from precolonial times to the present.

  • Religious Intolerance in America

    Religious Intolerance in America
    John Corrigan, Lynn S. Neal

    Organized thematically, the volume combines the editors' discussion with more than 150 striking primary texts and pictures that document intolerance toward a variety of religious traditions.

  • A Concise History of the Christian Church

    A Concise History of the Christian Church
    R. A. Baker

    This concise history traces some of the major themes as the Christian Church developed.

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