Books on Science, Religion, Philosophy and Myth from Other Publishers

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Books from Other Publishers — on Science, Religion, Philosophy, and Myth

The following titles are not ordinarily stocked by overseas TUP agencies, but may be ordered direct from TUP Pasadena. No "hurt" copies available.

Evolution: A Theory in Crisis by Michael Denton. A molecular biologist surveys evidence showing inadequacies of Darwinian theory. Explains why a growing number of scientists are seeking alternative solutions to the great evolution mystery. 368 pages, cloth $19.95

Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution by Michael J. Behe. Offers powerful evidence of design in nature's "irreducibly complex" molecular structures and systems, such as cilia, blood-clotting, cellular protein transport, and the biochemistry of vision. 307 pages, paper $15.00

The Bhagavad-Gita translated by Winthrop Sargeant. Interlinear word-for-word translation along with Devanagari characters and their transliteration. Includes page-by-page vocabularies and complete prose translation of each verse. 763 pages, paper $38.95

Classical Hindu Mythology: A Reader in the Sanskrit Puranas edited and translated by Comelia Dimmitt & J. A. B. van Buitenen. A comprehensive anthology elucidating Hindu cosmogony, chief gods, avataras, rishis, kings, and pitris; includes explanatory introduction, glossary, and index. 388 pages, paper $33.95

The Vedanta Philosophy of Sankaracharya Translations and articles by Charles Johnston. Comprises 6 translations, including the famous Crest-Jewel of Wisdom (Vivekachudamani), and 11 articles. 308 pages, appendices, paper $25.00

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: The Book of the Spiritual Man Translation with Interpretation by Charles Johnston.142 pages, paper, $13.00

The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day translated by Dr. Raymond Faulkner; Introduction and Commentaries by Dr. Ogden Goelet. The first authentic presentation of the Papyrus of Ani, featuring 80 full color reproductions of the complete scroll accompanied by modern text translation. 9 1/2 x 14, 174 pages, softcover $29.95

The Ancient Mysteries: A Sourcebook edited by Marvin W. Meyer. Translation of forty sacred texts of the Mystery religions of the ancient Mediterranean world. Introduction explores parallels to Judaism, Christianity, and Gnosticism. 290 pages, paper $19.95

The Nag Hammadi Library in English edited by James M. Robinson. 3rd revised edition. Corrected translations of the fifty-two Gnostic gospels, secret books, and treatises discovered in 1945, each with a new and expanded introduction. Illumines early Christian esotericism. 566 pages, paper $22.95

The Pythagorean Sourcebook and Library, compiled and translated by Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie. The largest collection of Pythagorean writings to appear in English. 361 pages, paper $29.95

Plotinus: The Enneads translated by Stephen MacKenna. This unabridged version of MacKenna's inspired rendering (4th edition) includes Porphyry's Life of Plotinus. Also a foreword, notes comparing variant translations with earlier editions and other translators, and an appendix outlining Plotinus's metaphysics. 768 pages, cloth $75.00

Mystical Dimensions of Islam by Annemarie Schimmel. A scholarly treatment of Sufism from its beginnings through the 19th century. Chapters include: The Path; Man and his Perfection; Sufi Orders and Fraternities; and Theosophical Sufism. 528 pages, paper $27.00