Books in category Religion – Jainism

  • Theocratic Democracy

    Theocratic Democracy
    Nachman Ben-Yehuda

    What is the nature of this cultural conflict and how is it managed? In Theocratic Democracy, Nachman Ben-Yehuda examines more than fifty years of media-reported unconventional and deviant behavior by members of the Haredi community.

  • Framing the Jina

    Framing the Jina
    John Cort

    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 thousands of Jain temples throughout India.

  • Nectar 31

    Nectar #31
    Lex Hixon, Babaji Bob Kindler, Swami Brahmeshananda, Annapurna Sarada, Rabbi Rami Shapiro, Father Bruno Barnhart, John Dobson, Swami Aseshananda

    It remains somewhat of a mystery, even after all the advantages of contemporary times have been lavishly bestowed upon present day humanity, that the ills of pervasive suffering still persist on the world scene.

  • Nectar 26

    Nectar #26
    Babaji Bob Kindler, Lex Hixon, Swami Aseshananda, Sheikha Ayshegul Ashki, Swami Brahmeshananda, Jay Michaelson, AK Merchant, Francis X Clooney, Laura Magnani, Paravasta Sam Bailey, Rabbi Melech Matthew Peltz, Swami Turiyananda

    In the abundant pages of this issue of Nectar will be found a further and ongoing testament to the truths of all religious traditions and spiritual pathways — Vedanta, Sufism, Jainism, Judaism, and more.

  • The Jewish Law Annual

    The Jewish Law Annual
    Bernard S. Jackson

    Jewish thought is presented as of great relevance to both the history of medical ethics and contemporary medico-legal issues. The volume concludes with a chronicle of Jewish Law in the State of Israel and a survey of recent literature.

  • Sharing in the Inheritance

    Sharing in the Inheritance
    Allan R. Bevere

    The argument of this book is two-fold: the target of the argument of Colossians is a Judaism dismissive of the Gentile Colossian Christians and the recognition of that fact casts new light on the moral material of the letter and its …

  • The Jewish Wars

    The Jewish Wars

    "With a new introduction by the author"–T.p.

  • Heroic Wives Rituals Stories and the Virtues of Jain Wifehood

    Heroic Wives Rituals, Stories and the Virtues of Jain Wifehood
    M. Whitney Kelting

    Although in Hinduism it is mainly used to refer to widow immolation, the term 'sati' means 'true woman' – a female hero. Whitney Kelting has learned that in Jainism satis appear as subjects of devotional hymns.

  • Jainism and Environmental Philosophy

    Jainism and Environmental Philosophy
    Aidan Rankin

    This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of environmental ethics, sustainable business and economics, environmental policy, and Jainism.

  • Jews in the Early Modern World

    Jews in the Early Modern World
    Dean Phillip Bell

    This volume begins with a broad context of Jewish experiences under medieval Christianity and Islam. It then turns to the early modern period, first providing an overview of Jewish demography and settlement.

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