Books in category Religion – History

  • Whose Bible Is It

    Whose Bible Is It?
    Jaroslav Pelikan

    A history of the Bible traces its evolution from an oral testament to its numerous modern iterations and translations, discussing such topics as the canonization of different versions, the adoption of certain books by religions and sects, …

  • 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 Longest Journey

    The Longest Journey
    Eric Tagliacozzo

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

  • The New Prophecy and New Visions

    The New Prophecy and “New Visions”
    Rex D. Butler

    In this book, Rex D. Butler examines the Passion for evidence of Montanism and proposes that its three authors–Perpetua, Saturus, and the unnamed editor–were Montanists.

  • Should the Church Teach Tithing

    Should the Church Teach Tithing?
    Russell Kelly, Ph.D.

    This book leaves no question or objection about tithing unanswered. It is a "must read" for any serious Bible student.

  • The Faiths of the Founding Fathers

    The Faiths of the Founding Fathers
    David L. Holmes

    But how true is this claim? In this compact book, David L. Holmes offers a clear, concise and illuminating look at the spiritual beliefs of our founding fathers.

  • Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece

    Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece
    Corinne Ondine Pache

    She argues that the stories, songs, and sanctuaries honoring these heroes express parental fears and guilt about children's death."–BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

  • Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road

    Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road
    Johan Elverskog

    This groundbreaking book covers Inner Asia from the eighth century through the Mongol empire and to the end of the Qing dynasty in the late nineteenth century.

  • Brethren in Christ

    Brethren in Christ
    Ole Peter Grell

    This groundbreaking book explores the migration of European Calvinist refugees and the strong network they forged through marriage and enterprise.

  • When Jesus Became God

    When Jesus Became God
    Richard E. Rubenstein

    The story of Jesus is well known, as is the story of Christian persecutions during the Roman Empire.

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