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Feeding the Dead: Ancestor Worship in Ancient India

ISBN : 9780199896431

Price(incl.tax): 
¥5,225
Author: 
Matthew R. Sayers
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
177 x 235 mm
Pub date
Sep 2013
Feeding the Dead outlines the early history of ancestor worship in South Asia, from the earliest sources available, the Vedas, up to the descriptions found in the Dharmshastra tradition. Most prior wo ... Read more

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Following Osiris: Perspectives on the Osirian Afterlife from Four Millenia

ISBN : 9780199582228

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¥22,825
Author: 
Mark Smith
Pages
672 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
189 x 246 mm
Pub date
Feb 2017
Osiris, god of the dead, was one of ancient Egypt's most important deities. The earliest secure evidence for belief in him dates back to the fifth dynasty (c.2494-2345BC), but he continued to be worsh ... Read more

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Framing the Jina: Narratives of Icons and Idols in Jain History

ISBN : 9780195385021

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¥14,476
Author: 
John C. Cort
Pages
416 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 243 mm
Pub date
Apr 2010
John Cort explores the narratives by which the Jains have explained the presence of icons of Jinas (their enlightened and liberated teachers) that are worshiped and venerated in the hundreds of thousa ... Read more

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From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

ISBN : 9780190637491

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¥15,246
Author: 
Steven Heine
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Oct 2017
This work provides a survey and critical investigation of the remarkable century that lasted from 1225 to 1325, during which the transformation of the Chinese Chan school of Buddhism into the Japanese ... Read more

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From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

ISBN : 9780190637507

Price(incl.tax): 
¥5,390
Author: 
Steven Heine
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Oct 2017
This work provides a survey and critical investigation of the remarkable century that lasted from 1225 to 1325, during which the transformation of the Chinese Chan school of Buddhism into the Japanese ... Read more

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From Hagiographies to Biographies: Ramanuja in Tradition and History

ISBN : 9780198092292

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¥8,580
Author: 
Ranjeeta Dutta
Pages
248 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
148 x 222 mm
Pub date
Jun 2014
R?m?nuja, a well known religious figure of the medieval bhakti tradition, is remembered as a philosopher, social reformer and the most important ?c?rya of the ?r?vai??ava community of South India. Thi ... Read more

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From Jupiter to Christ: On the History of Religion in the Roman Imperial Period

ISBN : 9780198703723

Price(incl.tax): 
¥15,158
Author: 
Jorg Rupke
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 222 mm
Pub date
Aug 2014
The history of Roman imperial religion is of fundamental importance to the history of religion in Europe. Emerging from a decade of research, From Jupiter to Christ demonstrates that the decisive chan ... Read more

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From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth Century Japan

ISBN : 9780199778102

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¥13,398
Author: 
Thomas Donald Conlan
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 237 mm
Pub date
Jan 2012
Fourteenth-century Japan witnessed a fundamental political and intellectual conflict about the nature of power and society, a conflict that was expressed through the rituals and institutions of two ri ... Read more

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God in the Rainforest: Missionaries and the Waorani in Amazonian Ecuador

ISBN : 9780190608989

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¥5,379
Author: 
Kathryn T. Long
Pages
496 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Mar 2019
In January of 1956, five young evangelical missionaries were speared to death by a band of the Waorani people in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Two years later, two missionary women-the widow of one of the sl ... Read more

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Goy: Israel's Multiple Others and the Birth of the Gentile

ISBN : 9780198866466

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¥4,565
Author: 
Adi Ophir; Ishay Rosen-Zvi
Pages
352 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jun 2020
Goy: Israel's Others and the Birth of the Gentile traces the development of the term and category of the goy from the Bible to rabbinic literature. Adi Ophir and Ishay Rosen-Zvi show that the category ... Read more

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