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Other Worlds Spirituality and the Search for Invisible Dimensions
ISBN: HB: 9780674984295, Harvard University Press, March 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 halftones, 15 line illus.
What do modern multiverse theories and spiritualist seances have in common? Not much, it would seem. One is an elaborate scientific theory developed by the world's most talented physicists. The other is a spiritual practice widely thought of as backw...
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Legible Religion Books, Gods, and Rituals in Roman Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780674088719, Harvard University Press, June 2016
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Scholars have long emphasized the importance of scripture in studying religion, tacitly separating a few privileged "religions of the Book" from faiths lacking sacred texts, including ancient Roman religion. Looking beyond this distinction, Duncan Ma...
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Invention of God
ISBN: HB: 9780674504974, Harvard University Press, December 2015
296 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 10 line illus., 8 maps, 2 tables
Who invented God? When, why, and where? Thomas Romer seeks to answer these questions about the deity of the great monotheisms – Yhwh, God, or Allah – by tracing Israelite beliefs and their context from the Bronze Age to the end of the Old Testament p...
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Million and One Gods The Persistence of Polytheism
ISBN: HB: 9780674728837, Harvard University Press, June 2014
180 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Many people worship not just one but many gods. Yet a relentless prejudice against polytheism denies legitimacy to some of the world's oldest and richest religious traditions. In her examination of polytheistic cultures both ancient and contemporary...
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Religion of the Future
ISBN: HB: 9780674729070, Harvard University Press, April 2014
440 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
How can we live in such a way that we die only once? How can we organize a society that gives us a better chance to be fully alive? How can we reinvent religion so that it liberates us instead of consoling us? These questions stand at the center of R...
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Tregedy of Religious Freedom
ISBN: HB: 9780674072664, Harvard University Press, June 2013
290 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
When it comes to questions of religion, legal scholars face a predicament. They often expect to resolve dilemmas according to general principles of equality, neutrality, or the separation of church and state. But such abstractions fail to do justice...
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Evolution, Games, and God The Principles of Cooperation
ISBN: HB: 9780674047976, Harvard University Press, May 2013
360 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 2 tables, 14 halftones
According to the reigning competition-driven model of evolution, selfish behaviors that maximize an organism's reproductive potential offer a fitness advantage over self-sacrificing behaviors – rendering unselfish behavior for the sake of others a my...
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Duke and the Stars Astrology and Politics in Renaissance Milan
ISBN: HB: 9780674066632, Harvard University Press, January 2013
392 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 3 tables, 17 halftones, 2 line illus.
This study is the first to examine the important political role played by astrology in Italian court culture. Reconstructing the powerful dynamics existing between astrologers and their prospective or existing patrons, "The Duke and the Stars" illust...
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