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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
Since the end of state repression against religion, two major processes have taken place in the formerly socialist countries: historically dominant churches strive to reassert their position in society, while new religious groups and ideas from various parts of the world are proliferating. Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society presents the first... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 47.00
Making use of newly available archive material, this book provides the first systematic and accessible overview of church state relations in the Soviet Union. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95
New religious movements such as the Moonies, Jehovah's Witnesses and Hare Krishnas are now well established in mainstream cultural consciousness. But responses to these 'cult' groups still tend to be overwhelmingly negative, characterized by the furious reactions that they evoke from majority interests. Modern societies need to learn how best to respond... 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 82.00
A new insight into the interplay between ceremonial ritual and power, drawing on the rich archives of medieval Bruges. 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...
- Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 30.00
This volume will throw new light on the intellect of the earliest English - the way they thought, the way they viewed the world, and the way they viewed worlds other than this. Previous understanding of the topic, well rooted in the ideas of its time, regarded the English as adherents of two consecutive religions: Paganism governed the settlers of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95
Peter B. Clarke?s in-depth account explores the innovative character of new religious movements and new forms of spirituality from a global vantage point. Ranging from North America and Europe to Japan, Latin America, South Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, it is the perfect introduction to NRMs such as Falun Gong, Aum Shirikyo, the Brahma Kumaris,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 196.00
The Soviet government's attitude to religion in theory and practice is shown in this wide-ranging collection of annotated texts from the newly-opened archives. Included are documents from the KGB, the Central Committee, the Council for Religious Affairs and numerous other official bodies. For the first time in English we see the bureaucrats' own view... more...