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En Route

The Meaning of Travel and the Magic of Adventure

Destination: the world

Achill Moser, "passionate globetrotter and go-getter," invites us to participate in his fascination for the sublime natural environment. In an increasingly swiftly turning world, we need nature as a counterbalance and measure for our own existence, as well as ...


The Life and Times of Martin Luther

The great reformer Martin Luther had a decisive impact on the course of German cultural and intellectual history. Not only one of the most influential Christian theologians, his translation of the Bible played a vitally important role in the advancement of the German language. This in-depth ...
Rights sold: Korea

If it Hadn’t Been for Luther

The downside of the Reformation

How would German-and indeed European-history have turned out if it hadn't been for Martin Luther? In Luther's day, the Renaissance and humanist movements had evolved critical thinking to spawn a more self-confident conception of mankind. Luther's critique had an electrifying impact on the whole ...


Oh My God, the Church!

The number of church-goers has been decreasing steadily over recent years as people withdraw from organised religion en masse. Martin Urban argues that the Protestant church has only itself to blame - it has forgotten its original credo of enlightenment and is becoming ever more conservative and ...

I love God (and a woman)

the account of an ex-priest

Anton Aschenbrenner was a Catholic priest and religious education teacher when he fell in love with a colleague. For many years they kept their relationship secret, but when Birgit fell pregnant he decided to come out into the open. He chose his wife and child over the Church, a step that ...


Dictionary of Theology

In a collection of about 350 articles, this reference work gives us an insight into theology and presents the current positions being taken on theological matters. The book provides readers with a swift and reliable means of obtaining information on basic principles as well as specific topics.

A Dictionary of Saints

We see them in churches, above portals and on facades, but we rarely know who they represent. We often bear their names but ignore the story of their lives. There are ecclesiastical calendars of saints but we know little about their significance or work. Yet some of the most exciting stories in ...
Rights sold: Croatia, Denmark, Poland

dtv-Atlas Bible

Includes 115 coloured illustrations

The bible is not a book, it is a collection of books, which were written centuries ago by a range of different people, living in different times and writing with different aims in mind. And it is perhaps this complexity that has led to a degree of confusion over the ages . For ...
Rights sold: Hungary, Italy, Spain (cat., cast.), Portuguese language (Brazil)

Who's Who in Heaven

Zeus, Wotan, Manitu, Shiva - perhaps the most important reason for the great popularity of godesses and gods among us mortals is the singular combination of superhuman power and very definite human characteristics.

This volume presents over 200 goddesses and gods in the way they have ...
Rights sold: Korea, Czech Republic, Turkey, The Netherlands, Italy

A History of the Eastern Jews

Revised and updated edition

Joseph Roth once wrote: "Nowhere are the Eastern Jews at home, but they have graves in every graveyard". They are not just the Jews of Eastern Europe, although it is there that they originated. They were scattered all over the world; they left their dead behind. One of the roots of Eastern Jews ...
Rights sold: English language, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Czech Republic, Poland, Arabic Language

Ikigai

Finding the Meaning of Life in the Everyday. A Practical Guidebook

An internal treasure there for the taking

Ikigai: this resonant Japanese term stands for the joy that comes with finding meaning in life and consequently concentrating on the things that are truly worthwhile. Research shows that those with high ikigai levels not only lead a more ...

Rights sold: Spain (cast.), Italy, France, The Netherlands, Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Portugal, Turkey

Escaping the Mind Game Trap

People play mind games all the time. What may seem like low-grade irritation is in truth calculated manipulation. Experienced life coaches Cornelia and Stephan Schwarz show us how to see through these insidious games by means of a combination of Buddhist know-how and psychological coaching techniques.