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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 105.00
People observe and transgress religious borders when they relate with faith and other faiths, when they shape communities, when they make decisions. A group of researchers have joined an inquiry into the forces of religious closure and openness in present-day Central and Eastern Europe. Sociology, political science and history are triangulated to render... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
This book provides a comprehensive overview of Celtic mythology and religion, encompassing numerous aspects of ritual and belief. Topics include the presence of the Celtic Otherworld and its inhabitants, cosmology and sacred cycles, wisdom texts, mythological symbolism, folklore and legends, and an appreciation of the natural world. Evidence is drawn... more...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 48.00
Covering an expanse of more than three thousand years, Hellenic Temples and Christian Churches charts, in one concise volume, the history of Greeces religious cultures from antiquity all the way through to present, post-independence Greece. Focusing on the encounter and interaction between Hellenism and (Orthodox) Christianity, which is the most... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 21.99
The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere represents a rare opportunity to experience a diverse group of preeminent philosophers confronting one pervasive contemporary concern: what role does?or should?religion play in our public lives? Reflecting on her recent work concerning state violence in Israel-Palestine, Judith Butler explores the potential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
Religion is becoming increasingly important to the study of political science and to re-examine key concepts, such as democracy, securitization, foreign policy analysis, and international relations. The secularization of Europe is often understood according to the concept of ?multiple modernities??the idea that there may be several roads to modernity,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2002; US$ 159.95
This collection of twenty papers originally contributed to the annual Denton Conferences in Implicit Religion bespeaks, through the range and quality of its contents, the achievement of its editor in gaining currency for the concept of "implicit religion" in a project spanning three decades. As Dr. Bailey immediatly concedes, the concept... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
This book, together with the complementary volume Religion in Consumer Society, focuses on religion, neoliberalism and consumer society; offering an overview of an emerging field of research in the study of contemporary religion. Outlining changes in both the political-institutional and cultural spheres, the contributors offer an international overview... more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 19.95
Claiming Sacred Ground Pilgrims and Politics at Glastonbury and Sedona Adrian J. Ivakhiv A study of people and politics at two New Age spiritual sites. In this richly textured account, Adrian Ivakhiv focuses on the activities of pilgrim-migrants to Glastonbury, England and Sedona,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 44.95
This book dispels the widely-held view that paganism survived in Russia alongside Orthodox Christianity, demonstrating that 'double belief', dvoeverie , is in fact an academic myth. Scholars, citing the medieval origins of the term, have often portrayed Russian Christianity as uniquely muddied by paganism, with 'double-believing' Christians consciously... more...