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9781847240163 | Quercus, October 31, 2007, cover price $12.99

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9781848669000 | Reprint edition (Quercus, August 6, 2015), cover price $16.99

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Product Description: What are religions? Why is it important to understand them? One answer is that religions and religious believers are extremely bad news: they are deeply involved in conflicts around the globe; they harm people of whom they disapprove; and they often seem irrational...read more

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9781107085114 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: What are religions?

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9781107448346 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: What are religions?

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9780198708957 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2014, cover price $11.95

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Product Description: Grand in its sweep, this survey of the sacred writings of the major religions of the world offers a thoughtful introduction to the ideas and beliefs upon which great faiths are built. Under the expert guidance of John Bowker, a religious scholar and author of international stature, readers explore the key texts of Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Jain, Sikh, Buddhist, Parsi, Confucian, Daoist, and Shinto traditions...read more

Hardcover:

9780300179293 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, March 27, 2012), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Grand in its sweep, this survey of the sacred writings of the major religions of the world offers a thoughtful introduction to the ideas and beliefs upon which great faiths are built.
9780857400017 | Atlantic Books, November 1, 2011, cover price $49.35 | About this edition: Most people alive today (more than three-quarters of the world's population) belong to one of the great religions.

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9780300192339 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, February 22, 2013), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Grand in its sweep, this survey of the sacred writings of the major religions of the world offers a thoughtful introduction to the ideas and beliefs upon which great faiths are built.

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Product Description: John Bowker's poems and translations have been published in many places. They are gathered here in a single volume for the first time. The translations are made from poems that come from different parts of the world, ranging from the Middle East to India, China, and Japan.

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9780981160610 | 1 edition (The Key Pub House Inc, April 5, 2010), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: John Bowker's poems and translations have been published in many places.

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Product Description: Taken from interviews with Muslims of all persuasions and from across the globe, this is a perfect introduction to one of the world’s largest and most controversial faiths. Honest and thought-provoking, What Muslims Believe examines Islamic opinions on a vast range of issues, from The Satanic Verses and homosexuality, to the nature of Islamic law and the role of women in society...read more

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9781851686858 | Original edition (Oneworld Pubns Ltd, August 1, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Taken from interviews with Muslims of all persuasions and from across the globe, this is a perfect introduction to one of the world’s largest and most controversial faiths.
9781851681693 | Oneworld Pubns Ltd, January 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A broad spectrum of Muslim believers interviewed by the author addresses such issues as the interpretation of the Koran, the idea of holy war, and the role of women in Islam in a book for the general reader.

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Product Description: The Targums are interpretative translations of the Hebrew text of the Bible which originated in Synagogue teaching, where an interpretation of the Hebrew text had to be given orally for the benefit of non-Hebrew speaking congregations...read more

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9780521097710 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 9, 2009), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: The Targums are interpretative translations of the Hebrew text of the Bible which originated in Synagogue teaching, where an interpretation of the Hebrew text had to be given orally for the benefit of non-Hebrew speaking congregations.

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Product Description: Albert Einstein once remarked that behind all observable things lay something quite unknowable. And the motivation for his own work in physics stemmed from something as apparently innocuous as his father first showing him a compass when he was a boy...read more
By John Bowker (editor)

Hardcover:

9781845117573 | 1 edition (Tauris Academic Studies, November 15, 2008), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Albert Einstein once remarked that behind all observable things lay something quite unknowable.

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Product Description: A study of the Pharisees, in particular as they appear in the New Testament and in relation to Jesus. The main part of the book brings together the most important Greek and Semitic source material in translation. This facilitates reference, and it makes possible group and seminar discussion of documents which have hitherto been difficult to study in English...read more

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9780521200554 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 27, 1973), cover price $42.50 | About this edition: A study of the Pharisees, in particular as they appear in the New Testament and in relation to Jesus.

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9780521097321, titled "Jesus and the Pharisees" | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 24, 2008), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: A study of the Pharisees, in particular as they appear in the New Testament and in relation to Jesus.

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Examines each religion--including ancient Greek, Roman, Norse, and Celtic religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and nature religions--discussing its history, founder, major deity, beliefs, festivals, and celebrations.

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9780789496768 | Revised edition (Dk Pub, November 1, 2003), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Examines each religion--including ancient Greek, Roman, Norse, and Celtic religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and nature religions--discussing its history, founder, major deity, beliefs, festivals, and celebrations.
9780789414397 | Dk Pub, March 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Examines each religion--including ancient Greek, Roman, Norse, and Celtic religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and nature religions--discussing its history, founder, major deity, beliefs, festivals, and celebrations

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9780756617721 | Reprint edition (Dk Pub, February 20, 2006), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Examines each religion--including ancient Greek, Roman, Norse, and Celtic religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and nature religions--discussing its history, founder, major deity, beliefs, festivals, and celebrations.

Prebinding:

9781439554791 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, September 18, 2008), cover price $25.95

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Presents all the knowledge an Oxford dictionary can offer about one of the hottest subjects ever: religion.
By John Bowker (compiler)

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9788449318788 | Paidos Iberica Ediciones S A, May 30, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Presents all the knowledge an Oxford dictionary can offer about one of the hottest subjects ever: religion.

Product Description: This reference book provides a book-by-book breakdown of the Bible as well as background information that brings the Bible stories to life. Photographs show biblical sites as they are today and detailed maps pinpoint where biblical events took place...read more

Hardcover:

9780070226647, titled "Statistical Process Control Handbook" | McGraw-Hill, October 1, 1995, cover price $69.50 | also contains Statistical Process Control Handbook

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9781417651160 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2001, cover price $42.25 | About this edition: This reference book provides a book-by-book breakdown of the Bible as well as background information that brings the Bible stories to life.

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An authoritative, profusely illustrated introduction to the Bible includes an alphabetical guide to the Bible's main figures; timelines, charts, and easy-to-read maps; and more than 1,500 full color illustratons that offer a glimpse of life in biblical times. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780789435682 | Dk Pub, November 1, 1998, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: An authoritative introduction to the Bible includes an alphabetical guide to the Bible's main figures; timelines, charts, and maps; and illustrations that offer a glimpse of life in biblical times

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9780789481542, titled "The Complete Bible Handbook: An Illustrated Companion" | 1 reprint edition (Dk Pub, September 1, 2001), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: An authoritative, profusely illustrated introduction to the Bible includes an alphabetical guide to the Bible's main figures; timelines, charts, and easy-to-read maps; and more than 1,500 full color illustratons that offer a glimpse of life in biblical times.

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Product Description: John Bowker aporta nuevas y sustanciales propuestas a los debates en torno al valor de la muerte. Tras examinar la temática de la amistad y del sacrificio dentro de cada una de las principales religiones, Bowker sostiene que existen numerosos puntos de contacto vital entre ellas respecto a la experiencia de la muerte, y que las actitudes religiosas y laicas pueden respaldarse y reforzarse mutuamente...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521478328 | Akal Ediciones Sa, June 1, 1996, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: John Bowker aporta nuevas y sustanciales propuestas a los debates en torno al valor de la muerte.

Product Description: Based on the BBC radio series "What do Muslims Believe?"this book draws on interviews with Muslims across the broad spectrum of Islam. These voices respond to criticisms of and questions about Islam that are given wide currency in the West, where Muslims are often dismissed as intolerant, fundamentalist and fanatical...read more

Paperback:

9781851680955 | Oneworld Pubns Ltd, September 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Based on the BBC radio series "What do Muslims Believe?

Product Description: The place of women in the religions, both as expressed in the classical writings and as experienced in life, is carefully considered in this book. It deals with what part women can and/or do play in religious institutions; how relevant religion is to their general role in society; and the significance of cultural influences for attitudes to women within the religious traditions...read more
By John Bowker (editor) and Jean Holm

Hardcover:

9781855671089 | Pinter Pub Ltd, August 1, 1994, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The place of women in the religions, both as expressed in the classical writings and as experienced in life, is carefully considered in this book.

Paperback:

9780826453044 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 1, 1994, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The place of women in the religions, both as expressed in the classical writings and as experienced in life, is carefully considered in this book.

Product Description: Addressing important issues of the day, this series examines how each of the eight major religions approaches a particular theme. Constructed to be comparative, the books are both authoritative and accessible. Each chapter is followed by a selected bibliography...read more
By John Bowker (editor) and Jean Holm

Hardcover:

9781855670921 | Pinter Pub Ltd, August 1, 1994, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Addressing important issues of the day, this series examines how each of the eight major religions approaches a particular theme.

Paperback:

9781855670938 | Pinter Pub Ltd, August 1, 1994, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Addressing important issues of the day, this series examines how each of the eight major religions approaches a particular theme.

Product Description: Addressing important issues of the day, this series examines how each of the eight major religions approaches a particular theme. Constructed to be comparative, the books are both authoritative and accessible. Each chapter is followed by a selected bibliography...read more
By John Bowker (editor) and Jean Holm

Hardcover:

9781855671065 | Pinter Pub Ltd, August 1, 1994, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Addressing important issues of the day, this series examines how each of the eight major religions approaches a particular theme.

Paperback:

9781855671072 | Pinter Pub Ltd, August 1, 1994, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Addressing important issues of the day, this series examines how each of the eight major religions approaches a particular theme.

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Product Description: Revised and expanded, this edition aims to present all the advances in the diagnosis, treatment and management of diabetic foot disorders which may ultimately reduce the rate of amputations. Coverage includes the aggressive treatment of foot ulcers, orthotics and patient education...read more

Hardcover:

9780801668784 | 5th edition (Mosby Inc, January 1, 1993), cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Revised and expanded, this edition aims to present all the advances in the diagnosis, treatment and management of diabetic foot disorders which may ultimately reduce the rate of amputations.

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