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Religion's Roots in Indigenous Religion

The student who is truly attracted to the study of religion will benefit from the enormous number of sacred stories of indigenous religions collected by anthropologists. 628 more words

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Armstrong, "Fields of Blood"

From Knopf, a new book by religious historian Karen Armstrong, “Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence.” The publisher’s description follows: 409 more words

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Greengrass, "Christendom Destroyed"

Last month, Penguin released¬†Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517-1648, by historian Mark Greengrass (University of Sheffield (Emeritus)). The publisher’s description follows:

From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of the sixteenth century. 107 more words

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"Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture and Society" (Wallace, ed.)

This January, Oxford University Press will release “Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture and Society” edited by Vesna A. Wallace (University of California, Santa Barbara). ¬† 186 more words

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