Menu—History of Religions
This most recent textbook,
for the general History of Religions, has been published in 2013 in English and 2015 in German; 2016
in Turkish--Ceviri Leyla, Tonguc Basmaci;
and the Chinese version, translated by Zuotang Zhang... is readied for release in 2017, by the Huanghe Publishing Co. Ltd., Ningxia, P.R.C.
Samples from the Personal Bibliography: History of Religions
2017 Work in Progress. Zhang Zuotang “Yin Yang Shamans of Ningxia, China. Expanded Field Report.”
2017 Ready for Release. Chinese Edition of Stone Age Religion, translated by Zhang Zuotang, Feng Chunbo & Ronghui Jia, Yinchuan, Ningxia: Huanghe Publishing Co. Ltd.
2016 Turkish Edition, published by Alfa Basim Yayim Dağitim, Istanbul, Turkey.
2015 German edition: Jaegertempel am Bauchberg Goebekli Tepe, translated by Karl W. Luckert. Triplehood, Portland, OR.
Age Religion at Goebekli Tepe -- from Hunting to Domestication, Warfare and
Civilization. Foreword by Klaus Schmidt. Triplehood, Portland, Oregon.
<< Click here for the methodological portion—Sample-Chapters 10-12 >> hr-st-ag (Ctrl + Click)
<< 2002 – unfinished: “Yin-Yang-Shamanism in Ningxia, China >> hr-sh-nx (Ctrl + Click) by Luckert and Zhang. Foreword and Video-Script by Karl W. Luckert and Zuotang Zhang.
2002-2004 Video: Karl W. Luckert and Zuotang Zhang, an unfinished Video-Project: “Yin Yang Shamans of Ningxia, China.” [1:00:38] << https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2SKpVUpbQI >> Ctrl + Click)
(1993- 2004) Video on Youtube—Karl W. Luckert with Li Shujiang, ”Muslims in
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvkBU-6Iis4>> Ctrl + Click),
[1:30:59]. See below, 1993 for video script.
(1993- 2004) Video on Youtube—Karl W. Luckert with Li Shujiang, ”Muslims in China," << https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvkBU-6Iis4>> Ctrl + Click), [1:30:59]. See below, 1993 for video script.
Published on Sep 28, 2016. We visited Muslims and their mosques in fourteen different Chinese provinces. The filming was done with the organization and collaboration of the Islamics Center at the
University of Ningxia. Go to 1993 for the the Video-Script.
2004. Video: “Coyoteway, a Navayo Holyway Healing Ceremonial.” (57 Minutes). A take-off on an earlier slide lecture; unpublished. Go instead to the year 1979 for Coyoteway pictures and text.
<< 2002 Out of Egypt an Other Son. (VideoScript) >> hr-egscr (Ctrl + Click)
Video: Youtube--Karl W. Luckert--"Out of Egypt an Other
Son," [1:00:51] <<
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Published on Sep 28, 2016.-- A 2002 video lecture following along the trail of the author's 1991 book, "Egyptian Light and Hebrew Fire."
Go to Youtube--Karl W. Luckert--"Dragon over America." [49:57]
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Published on Sep 28, 2016.-- A take-off from the Author's 1976 book--"Olmec Religion, a Key to Middle America and Beyond." This video was assembled for friends and fellow educators in 2000.
1998 Co-authored with Awelkhan Hali and Zengxiang Li, Kazakh Traditions in China. Lanham: University Press of America. (235 pages)
1998 Co-authored with Cuiyi Wei. Uighur Stories from Along the Silk Road. Lanham: University Press of America. (346 pages).
1994 Co-authored with Li Shujiang. Myths and Legends of the Hui, a Muslim Chinese People. Albany: State University of New York Press. (470 pages).
<< 1993 “Muslims in
China.” English VideoScript. Revised in 2004. Produced with the help of Li Shujiang, English and Chinese. >>
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A modified Chinese version of this video, was approved for television broadcast and for use in higher education in the P. R. of China; released by Ningxia, Peoples Publishing House.
1992 Glimpses of Religion in a Missouri City, a Video Documentary prepared for distribution in China. Approved in China for television and higher education viewing. (55 min.)
1991 Egyptian Light and Hebrew Fire: Theological and Philosophical Roots of Christendom in Evolutionary Perspective. State University of New York Press. (356 pages). Click for Revision in Progress, 2017.
1991 "Cong Jing Hua Lun De Guan Dian Kan Hui Zu Min Jian Wen Xue (Chinese Hui Muslim Traditions in Evolutionary Perspective)," transl. Fenglan Yu, in Hui Zu Wen Hua Lun Cong (Hui Culture Research Series), vol. 4, Ningxia Peoples Publishing House.
1991 Journey to Ningxia, a pilot video program.
1990 "Hainuwele and Headhunting Reconsidered," in East and West, vol. 40, nos. 1-4, pp. 261-279, IsMEO, Florence and Rome.
1988 Translation: Joachim Wach, Introduction to the History of Religions. Subsequently edited by Joseph M. Kitagawa and Gregory Alles. The MacMillan Publishing Company.
1986 "Jaegerkulturer og Faenomenet Skyld," in Religionsvidenskabeligt Tidsskrift nr. 8, March 1986, pp. 3-21. Aarhus. Universitet, Denmark.
1986 "Perfectionism in Human Evolution," essay in Stanley M. Burgess, ed., Reaching Beyond: Chapters in the History of Perfectionism. Hendrickson Publishers, Peabody, MA.
1983 An interpretative essay: "Coyote in Navajo and Hopi Tales," pp. 3-19. In Father Berard Haile, Navajo Coyote Tales, ATR 8. Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press.
1979 Karl W. Luckert and Jonny C. Cooke, Navajo Interpreter: Coyoteway, a Navajo Holyway Healing Ceremonial, Tucson and Flagstaff: The University of Arizona Press and the Museum of Northern Arizona Press. 258 pages. Click next for textual excerpts with illustrations, in four parts:
1979 "An Approach to Navajo Mythology," in Native Religious Traditions, Earl H. Waugh and K. Dad Prithipaul editors. Waterloo, Ontario.
1979 "Toward a Historical Perspective on Navajo Religion," in Navajo Religion and Culture, Selected Views. Papers in Honor of Leland C. Wyman; Brugge and Frisbie, editors; pp. 187-197. Museum of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
1978 A Navajo Bringing-Home Ceremony, the Claus Chee Sony Version of Deerway Ajilee, American Tribal Religions, Volume 3. Flagstaff: The Museum of Northern Arizona Press. Editor’s Introduction contains a significant insight into singer-practitioners’ classification of song ceremonials.
1977 Navajo Mountain and Rainbow Bridge Religion, American Tribal Religions, Volume 1. Flagstaff: The Museum of Northern Arizona Press.
1976 Olmec Religion, A Key to Middle America and Beyond. Volume 137 in "The Civilization of the American Indian" series. Norman: The University of Oklahoma Press. See the “Dragon over America” Video, above, at 2000.
<< 1973 "The
Road of Life: Report of a Visit by a Navajo Seer." Field visitation Luckert
and Benz. >> hr-nav-r (Ctrl + Click)
First published in Ethnomedizin II, 3-4. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ethnomedizin, Hamburg.
1972 "Traditional Navajo Theories of Disease and Healing," in Arizona Medicine: Journal of the Arizona Medical Association, 29:7, pp. 570-73. Phoenix, Arizona.
1969 "The Geographization of Death in Melanesia," in Numen: International Review for the History of Religions, 18:2, pp. 141-160. Leiden, Holland.
1969 Dissertation: Mythical Geographies of the Dead in Melanesia. Chicago: The University of Chicago Microfilms.
The “American Tribal Religions” series, ATR, 1977 through 1987.
A book series, composed and edited for the Museum of Northern Arizona Press; subsequently for the University of Nebraska Press.
1987 Armin W. Geertz and Michael Lomatuway'ma, Children of Cottonwood: Piety and Ceremonialism in Hopi Indian Puppetry, ATR 12. Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press.
1987 Ekkehart Malotki and Michael Lomatuway'ma, Stories of Maasaw-a Hopi God, ATR 10. Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press.
1987 Ekkehart Malotki and Michael Lomatuway'ma, Maasaw-Profile of a Hopi God, ATR 11. Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press.
1984 Ekkehart Malotki and Michael Lomatuway'ma, Hopi Coyote Tales, ATR 9. Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press.
1983 edited with an interpretative essay: "Coyote in Navajo and Hopi Tales," pp. 3-19. Father Berard Haile, Navajo Coyote Tales, ATR 8. Lincoln, London: The University of Nebraska Press.
1980 edited with commentary: Father Berard Haile, O.F.M., Women versus Men, a Conflict of Navajo Emergence. ATR 6. Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press.
1980 edited with an introduction (pp. vii-xv): Father Berard Haile, O.F.M., Upward Moving and Emergence Way, ATR 7. Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press.
authored: Mother Earth Once Was a Girl, a Scientific Theory on the Expansion of
Planet Earth. Flagstaff: Museum of Northern Arizona Press (16 pages). ATR
Go to Menu-Page for the Triplehood portion at this Website.
1979 Ruth M. Underhill, Donald M. Bahr, Baptisto Lopez, Jose Pancho, David Lopez, Rainhouse and Ocean, Speeches for the Papago Year, ATR 4. Flagstaff: Museum of Northern Arizona Press.
1979 Father Berard Haile, O.F.M., Waterway, ATR 5. (Appendix, pp. 135-51, by Luckert), Flagstaff: The Museum of Northern Arizona Press.
1978 Father Berard Haile, O.F.M., Love-Magic and Butterfly People, the Slim Curly Version of the Ajilee and Mothway Myths, ATR 2. Flagstaff: The Museum of Northern Arizona Press.
1978 authored: A Navajo Bringing-Home Ceremony, the Claus Chee Sony Version of Deerway Ajilee. ATR 3. Flagstaff: The Museum of Northern Arizona Press.
1977 authored: Navajo Mountain and Rainbow Bridge Religion, ATR 1. Flagstaff: The Museum of Northern Arizona Press.
Songs awaiting Sounds
2016 Before and After Abraham: Sixteen Songs on Human Destiny and Evolution, centered mostly on the Patriarch Abraham. Portland. Limited edition.
2015 Der Friede Abraham. Karl W. Luckert and Jonas
Nordwall, (German edition of English, Peace of Abraham, 2014). Triplehood,
2014 Peace of Abraham, a musical narrative -- Libretto and chorus. Revised Edition—Karl W. Luckert and Jonas Nordwall, Organist at First UMC, who composed the organ accompaniments, ca 85 minutes.
<< See score sample, Hymn 23. >> hr-hm-23 (Ctrl + Click)
2008 “American Genesis.” A musical narrative, libretto and chorus. In cooperation with Jonas Nordwall. Work in progress.