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A Calendar of Festivals, Gilchrist, Cherry; Cann, Helen (illustrator)
1 A Calendar of Festivals Gilchrist, Cherry; Cann, Helen (illustrator)
1841482447 / 9781841482446 Paperback Very Good 
Softcover published 2000 by Barefoot Books. Light wear to cover corners. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 80 pages; lovely watercolor illustrations on every page. Language: English. Size: 10.4 x 8.5 in. For ages ca. 6 - 12. 'Legends and folktales associated with eight different festivals from around the world.... Holi is represented by "How Krishna Stole the Butter." "The Life of the Buddha" is the story for Vesak, while the tale of "The Oxherd and the Weaving Maiden" accompanies the Japanese festival of Tanabata. The tale of Jamie Freel, here called "The Halloween Changeling," is the selection for Halloween. Kwanzaa is represented by a Caribbean story, "How the Warau People Come Down to Earth." Finally, the Russian "Father Frost" rewards a poor girl and destroys her greedy, rude stepsister in an offering for the New Year. The retellings are fluent and readable, and could be used for storytelling.'-- School Library Journal, 1998. Keywords: children's book, multicultural, religion, spirituality, folk, tradition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Athena: Goddess of War and Wisdom (Little Wisdom Library), Dunn Mascetti, Manuela
2 Athena: Goddess of War and Wisdom (Little Wisdom Library) Dunn Mascetti, Manuela
Very Good. 
1st edition hardcover with dustjacket, published 1996 by Chronicle Books. Small, slim book. Minor store shelfwear (small, light crease to jacket front). Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; never read. 61 pages; lovely color illustrations. Language: English. '[C]elebrates the courage and intelligence of one of the most respected figures in Greek mythology. ... [A] fitting tribute to the many wonderful yet varied aspects of the feminine psyche, as embodied by this powerful icon.'--from jacket flap. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Cult of the Sun: Myth and Magic in Ancient Egypt, David, Rosalie
3 Cult of the Sun: Myth and Magic in Ancient Egypt David, Rosalie
0760706883 / 9780760706886 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, 1st Barnes and Noble Books edition 1998 (originally published 1980). Only light wear. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 208 pages; Index; Select Bibliography; Glossary; black-and-white photos and line drawings; map. Language: English. '[R]eveals in breathtaking detail how the sun cult, which had dominated Egyptian religious beliefs since the Old Kingdom (c. 4,500 years ago), flourished with an unparalleled radiance during the reign of Amenophis IV, later Akhenaten. [E]xplains how an unshakable belief in the supernatural harnessed the mind and spirit of Egypt's various populations, leading that civilization to one of its grandest epochs.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: religion, solar, monotheistic, god, worship, art, history, architecture, pyramid, pharoah. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Eternally Bad: Goddesses with Attitude, Robbins, Trina
4 Eternally Bad: Goddesses with Attitude Robbins, Trina
0785815651 / 9780785815655 Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket published 2002 by Castle Books. Noticeable average wear: last page creased; 2 small stains on front blank page. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading/research copy. 203 pages; Bibliography; black-and-white illustrations. Language: English. Foreword by Rachel Pollack. Cover art by Mary Wilshire. '[A] wickedly fun and irreverent tribute to the mythological bad girl goddesses from around the world. Award-winning feminist cartoonist Trina Robbins takes off the gloves and tells the tales of 20 not-so-sweet, totally, immoderate, and utterly enjoyable goddesses. You'll read about Osmotar, the Finnish witch who created beer; Freya, the original Snow White who slept with dwarfs to get a famous diamond necklace; Jezebel, Kali, and others. Thoroughly delightful, Eternally Bad shows us how women with attitude can -- and will -- have fun.' -- from jacket flap. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Mutual Irradiation: A Quaker View of Ecumenism, Steere, Douglas V.
5 Mutual Irradiation: A Quaker View of Ecumenism Steere, Douglas V.
Paperback. Softcover booklet with stapled binding, published 1971 by Pendle Hill Publications, Wallingford, Pennsylvania. LABEL from ashram is affixed inside front cover. Small DAMPSTAIN to top corner of front cover and first 3 pages. SUN-FADING to spine edge. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 32 pages. Language: English. Pendle Hill Pamphlet 175. 'Douglas Steere is the Thomas Wistar Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, at Haverford College.' This essay 'reaches into the inner rationale of the ecumenical movement, and treats of those hesitations and roadblocks that Friends find surfacing as they develop intimate relationships, both within the Christian communion, and beyond it, in contact with members of the other great world religions.'--from Foreword. This is the English translation of the 1968 Richard Cary Lecture given by Steere, in German, at the German Yearly Meeting in Bad Pyrmont. Keywords: religion, spirituality, Quakers, Society of Friends. No ISBN. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Sun: In Praise of the Golden Eye of Heaven, Rees, Paula
6 Sun: In Praise of the Golden Eye of Heaven Rees, Paula
Like New. 
Paperback. Brand-new, small stated 1st edition paperback 1996 HarperCollins. Superclean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight; never read. Gift-giving condition. 87pp. Language: English. 'Life-giver, source of warmth and new growth, and lantern of the world--all people on earth since the dawn of time have praised the sun. Whether referred to as solar Ameratsu, Apollo or Ra, the sun is revered as the mystical force that created us and the provider that grants us eternal gifts of light and heat, divine knowledge and spiritual wisdom. Gathered here are the most beautiful words ever spoken in honor of the awesome star at the center of our days. Prayers and song, poems and proverbs both ancient and modern--the words of mystics, poets, saints, and scientists raised in praise of the sun. Copernicus and Dylan Thomas, Rumi and St. Francis of Assisi, Emily Dickinson, and ancient Celtic and Native American prayers: all celebrate both the world and the mystical sun that brings us wisdom, knowledge and insight. Together with a Sun Calendar of solar movements and festivals, a glossary of the world's sun gods, and drawings of sun symbols, their voices are the world's hymn to its parent and creator, the golden sun.'--from the publisher. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Goodness of Gods, Westermarck, Edward
7 The Goodness of Gods Westermarck, Edward
Hardcover. Small, slim hardcover, stated 1st edition, published 1926 by Watts and Co., London. NO DUSTJACKET. 58 pages. Language: English. From The Forum Series. Red cloth-covered boards with black titles on front and spine. Good condition: Spine slightly sun-faded; some spotting along front gutter and edge of spine. Small indentations to tops of boards (from a stack of books having been bound with string). Pages very clean; no marks; binding tight. Contents: The Belief in Supernatural Beings; The Character of the Gods of Uncivilized Peoples; The Character of the Gods of Civilized Peoples; The Improvement of the Gods. Keywords: religion, good, evil, sociology, philosophy, moral, ideas, mythology, myth, comparative, religious, anthropology, worship, spiritual, spirit, belief, faith, primitive, pagan, divine, divinities, customs, folklore, practice, ritual, magic. No ISBN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Whole Heaven Catalog: A Resource Guide to Products, Services, Arts, Crafts, and Festivals of Religious, Spiritual, and Cooperative Communities, Kelly, Marcia M., Kelly, Jack
8 The Whole Heaven Catalog: A Resource Guide to Products, Services, Arts, Crafts, and Festivals of Religious, Spiritual, and Cooperative Communities Kelly, Marcia M., Kelly, Jack
Paperback. Oversized softcover 1998. Very clean; no marks. Spine uncreased, but corners are CREASED AND FLARED. 315pp, Index, Bibliography, B/W photos. Language: English. From the publisher: 'Here is an irresistible compendium of products and services that can be purchased by mail or on-site from more than 250 religious, spiritual, and cooperative communities. Much like the Kellys' ever-popular Sanctuaries guides to lodgings in monasteries, abbeys, and retreats, The Whole Heaven Catalog includes a description of each community, an explanation of why and how it makes what it does, and often an anecdote about its history--together with its address; phone and fax numbers; E-mail address and Web site, if appropriate; plus a listing of all the available products and information on whether there is a gift shop or catalog. With this book you will be able to buy all the wonderful things produced by the artists, writers, cooks, farmers, weavers, potters, and other visionaries who live in these secluded places, in addition to supporting them in their endeavors. And there's also a calendar of events so that you can time your visit to an equinox celebration, a plum blossom festival, or an auction of miniature horses, to name a few.' 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Theories of Primitive Religion, Evans-Pritchard, E. E.
9 Theories of Primitive Religion Evans-Pritchard, E. E.
0198231318 / 9780198231318 Acceptable. 
Paperback. Softcover reprint 1984 Oxford University Press. Heavy wear to covers: front is creased; edges rubbed. Noticeable age-tanning to pages. Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. Good vintage reading / research copy. 132 pages; Index; Bibliography. 'These are the Sir D. Owen Evans Lectures delivered at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth in the spring of 1962. They discuss the various theories which have been put forward by those who in a broad sense can be called anthropologists to account for the religions of primitive peoples and, by implication, for religion in general.'--from back cover. Keywords: anthropology, social, sociology, comparative religion, psychology, culture. [code K] 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 UFOs: A Manual for the Millennium Cousineau, Phil
Paperback. Mass-market paperback 1st edition 1995. Superclean; no marks. Spine and back cover corner CREASED. 259pp, B/W photos, Glossary, Resources. Language: English. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Ultimate Game: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, Strelley, Kate
11 Ultimate Game: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh Strelley, Kate
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1987 HarperCollins. Very clean; no marks. Light-to-average wear; 1 creased page corner; spine tilted. 381pp. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. 'Strelley joined the Rajneesh movement in 1976 as a girl of 15 and left it just before its highly publicized collapse in 1985. This book, which purports to be an account of the rise and fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, is actually the story of one unhappy girl's attempt to find peace through personal surrender....'--D. Stephen Rockwood, Library Journal, 1987. Keywords: cult, ashrams, followers, Master, Rajneeshees. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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