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  • The Great Mother
    263 kr

    The Great Mother
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166070
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    This landmark book explores the Great Mother as a primordial image of the human psyche. Here the renowned analytical psychologist Erich Neumann draws on ritual, mythology, art, and records of dreams and fantasies to examine how this archetype has be…

  • The Myth of the Eternal Return
    207 kr

    The Myth of the Eternal Return
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182971
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    First published in English in 1954, this founding work of the history of religions secured the North American reputation of the Romanian emigre-scholar Mircea Eliade. Making reference to an astonishing number of cultures and drawing on scholarship p…

  • Images and Symbols
    284 kr

    Images and Symbols
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691020686
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    Mircea Eliade--one of the most renowned expositors of the psychology of religion, mythology, and magic--shows that myth and symbol constitute a mode of thought that not only came before that of discursive and logical reasoning, but is still an essen…

  • Yoga: Immortality and Freedom
    323 kr

    Yoga: Immortality and Freedom
    av Mircea Eliade, David Gordon White

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691142036
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    In this landmark book, first published in English in 1958, renowned scholar of religion Mircea Eliade lays the groundwork for a Western understanding of Yoga. Drawing on years of study and experience in India, Eliade provides a comprehensive survey…

  • The Door in the Sky
    472 kr

    The Door in the Sky
    av Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691017471
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    Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1877-1947) was a pioneer in Indian art history and in the cultural confrontation of East and West. A scholar in the tradition of the great Indian grammarians and philosophers, an art historian convinced that the ultimate valu…

  • Amor and Psyche
    326 kr

    Amor and Psyche
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691017723
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    The renowned tale of Amor and Psyche, from Apuleius's second-century Latin novel The Golden Ass, is one of the most charming fragments of classical literature. Neumann chose it as the exemplar of an unusual study of feminine psychology. Unfolding th…

  • In Quest of the Hero
    417 kr

    In Quest of the Hero
    av Otto Rank

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691020624
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    In Quest of the Hero makes available for a new generation of readers two key works on hero myths: Otto Rank's Myth of the Birth of the Hero and the central section of Lord Raglan's The Hero. Amplifying these is Alan Dundes's fascinating contemporary…

  • Essays on a Science of Mythology
    319 kr

    Essays on a Science of Mythology
    av C. G. Jung, C. Kerenyi, C. G. Jung

    Pocket - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691017563
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    Essays on a Science of Mythology is a cooperative work between C. Kerenyi, who has been called "the most psychological of mythologists," and C. G. Jung, who has been called "the most mythological of psychologists." Kerenyi contributes an essay on th…

  • The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo
    386 kr

    The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo
    av Horapollo Niliacus

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691000923
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    Written reputedly by an Egyptian magus, Horapollo Niliacus, in the fourth century C.E., The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo is an anthology of nearly two hundred "hieroglyphics," or allegorical emblems, said to have been used by the Pharaonic scribes in…

  • Jewish Symbols in the Greco-Roman Period
    548 kr

    Jewish Symbols in the Greco-Roman Period
    av Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691605081
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    This volume presents the most important portions of Erwin Goodenough's classic thirteen-volume work, a magisterial attempt to encompass human spiritual history in general through the study of Jewish symbols in particular. Revealing that the Jewish r…

  • Doctor Illuminatus
    640 kr

    Doctor Illuminatus
    av Ramon Llull

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691000916
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    For this new anthology, Anthony Bonner has chosen central texts from his acclaimed two-volume compilation Selected Works of Ramon Llull (Princeton, 1985). Available for the first time in an affordable format, these works serve as an introduction to…

  • The Gardens of Adonis
    513 kr

    The Gardens of Adonis
    av Marcel Detienne

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691001043
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    Rich with implications for the history of sexuality, gender issues, and patterns of Hellenic literary imagining, Marcel Detienne's landmark book recasts long-standing ideas about the fertility myth of Adonis. The author challenges Sir James Frazer's…

  • Mystic Tales from the Zohar
    320 kr

    Mystic Tales from the Zohar

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691058337
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    Zohar, or "brilliant light," is the central text of Kabbalah. In Jewish mystical tradition, it is the meeting of midrash (storytelling that expands on events in the Bible) and myth. This selection offers original translations of eight of the most we…

  • Myth, Religion, and Mother Right
    564 kr

    Myth, Religion, and Mother Right
    av Johann Jakob Bachofen

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691017976
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    The Swiss thinker J. J. Bachofen is most often connected with his theory of matriarchy, or "mother right," but that concept is only a small part of his contribution to our understanding of cultural history. This book includes an autobiographical ess…

  • The Wisdom of the Serpent
    513 kr

    The Wisdom of the Serpent
    av Joseph Lewis Henderson

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691020648
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    The tribal initiation of the shaman, the archetype of the serpent, exemplifies the death of the self and a rebirth into transcendent life. This book traces the images of spiritual initiation in religious rituals and myths of resurrection, poems and…

  • Creation and the Persistence of Evil
    428 kr

    Creation and the Persistence of Evil
    av Jon D. Levenson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691029504
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    This paperback edition brings to a wide audience one of the most innovative and meaningful models of God for this post-Auschwitz era. In a thought-provoking return to the original Hebrew conception of God, which questions accepted conceptions of div…

  • Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization
    168 kr

    Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization
    av Heinrich Robert Zimmer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176048
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    A landmark work that demystifies the rich tradition of Indian art, Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization analyzes key motifs found in legend, myth, and folklore taken directly from the Sanskrit. It provides a comprehensive introduction to…

  • Understanding the I Ching: The Wilhelm Lectures on the Book of Changes
    263 kr

    Understanding the I Ching: The Wilhelm Lectures on the Book of Changes
    av Hellmut Wilhelm, Richard Wilhelm

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691001715
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    The West's foremost translator of the I Ching, Richard Wilhelm thought deeply about how contemporary readers could benefit from this ancient work and its perennially valid insights into change and chance. For him and for his son, Hellmut Wilhelm, t…

  • The Road of Life and Death
    631 kr

    The Road of Life and Death
    av Paul Radin

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691019161
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    In this transcription of the Medicine Rite, the most sacred ritual of the Winnebago Indians, anthropologist Paul Radin captured a poetic source of profound importance to the understanding of mystical experience. Performed by medicine men upon the in…

  • Dreams in Late Antiquity
    554 kr

    Dreams in Late Antiquity
    av Patricia Cox Miller

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691058351
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    Dream interpretation was a prominent feature of the intellectual and imaginative world of late antiquity, for martyrs and magicians, philosophers and theologians, polytheists and monotheists alike. Finding it difficult to account for the prevalence…

  • The Legend of the Baal-Shem
    365 kr

    The Legend of the Baal-Shem
    av Martin Buber

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691043890
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    The Jewish philosopher Martin Buber spoke directly to the most profound human concerns in all his works, including his discussions of Hasidism, a mystical-religious movement founded in Eastern Europe by Israel ben Eliezer, called the Baal-Shem (the…

  • Mambu
    455 kr

    Mambu
    av Kenelm Burridge

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691602196
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    Perhaps the most famous modern-day millenarian movements are the "cargo cults" of Melanesia, active especially during the 1930s and 1950s. Melanesians had long believed that the sign of the millennium would be the arrival of their ancestors in ships…

  • Avicenna and the Visionary Recital
    663 kr

    Avicenna and the Visionary Recital
    av Henry Corbin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691600703
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    In this work a distinguished scholar of Islamic religion examines the mysticism and psychological thought of the great eleventh-century Persian philosopher and physician Avicenna (Ibn Sina), author of over a hundred works on theology, logic, medicin…

  • Religion in Roman Egypt
    541 kr

    Religion in Roman Egypt
    av David Frankfurter

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691070544
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    This exploration of cultural resilience examines the complex fate of classical Egyptian religion during the centuries from the period when Christianity first made its appearance in Egypt to when it became the region's dominant religion (roughly 100…

  • Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion
    653 kr

    Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion
    av Jane Ellen Harrison

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691015149
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    Jane Harrison examines the festivals of ancient Greek religion to identify the primitive "substratum" of ritual and its persistence in the realm of classical religious observance and literature. In Harrison's preface to this remarkable book, she wri…

  • The Egyptian Hermes
    552 kr

    The Egyptian Hermes
    av Garth Fowden

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691024981
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    Sage, scientist, and sorcerer, Hermes Trismegistus was the culture-hero of Hellenistic and Roman Egypt. A human (according to some) who had lived about the time of Moses, but now indisputably a god, he was credited with the authorship of numerous bo…

  • Passionate Enlightenment
    367 kr

    Passionate Enlightenment
    av Miranda Shaw

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691010908
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    The crowning cultural achievement of medieval India, Tantric Buddhism is known in the West primarily for the sexual practices of its adherents, who strive to transform erotic passion into spiritual ecstasy. Historians of religion have long held that…

  • From Ritual to Romance
    414 kr

    From Ritual to Romance
    av Jessie L. Weston

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691021072
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    Acknowledged by T. S. Eliot as crucial to understanding "The Waste Land," Jessie Weston's book has continued to attract readers interested in ancient religion, myth, and especially Arthurian legend. Weston examines the saga of the Grail, which, in m…

  • The Grail Legend
    323 kr

    The Grail Legend
    av Emma Jung

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691002378
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    The Holy Grail and its quest is a legend that has had a powerful impact on our civilization and culture. The Grail itself is an ancient Celtic symbol of plenty as well as a Christian symbol of redemption and eternal life, the chalice that caught the…

  • Alone with the Alone
    495 kr

    Alone with the Alone
    av Henry Corbin

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691058344
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    "Henry Corbin's works are the best guide to the visionary tradition...Corbin, like Scholem and Jonas, is remembered as a scholar of genius. He was uniquely equipped not only to recover Iranian Sufism for the West, but also to defend the principal We…

  • The Grail
    435 kr

    The Grail
    av Roger Sherman Loomis

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691020754
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    The medieval legend of the Grail, a tale about the search for supreme mystical experience, has never ceased to intrigue writers and scholars by its wildly variegated forms: the settings have ranged from Britain to the Punjab to the Temple of Zeus at…

  • Orpheus and Greek Religion
    549 kr

    Orpheus and Greek Religion
    av William Keith Chambers Guthrie

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691024998
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    The tales told of Orpheus are legion. He is said to have been an Argonaut--and to have saved Jason's life. Rivers are reported to have stopped their flow to listen to the sounds of his lyre and his voice. Plato cites his poetry and Herodotus refers…

  • From Religion to Philosophy
    552 kr

    From Religion to Philosophy
    av Francis Cornford

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691020761
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    In this exploration of the "very first utterance of philosophers," F. M. Cornford showed that the remarkable burst of abstract speculation among pre-Socratic thinkers of the sixth century B.C. emerged directly from the religious thought of the prece…

  • Navaho Religion
    1.266 kr

    Navaho Religion
    av Gladys Amanda Reichard

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691601038
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    In this in-depth exploration of the symbols found in Navaho legend and ritual, Gladys Reichard discusses the attitude of the tribe members toward their place in the universe, their obligation toward humankind and their gods, and their conception of…

  • Malinowski and the Work of Myth
    377 kr

    Malinowski and the Work of Myth

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691601557
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    Bronislaw Malinowski (1884-1942) was a wide-ranging thinker whose ideas affected almost every branch of the social sciences. And nowhere is this impact more evident or more persistent than on the study of myth, ritual, and religion. He articulated a…