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- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 9.99
It's hard to think of a single aspect of American culture, past or present, in which religion has not played a major role. The roles religion plays, moreover, become more bewilderingly complex and diverse every day. For all those who want--whether out of curiosity, necessity, or civic duty--a vivid picture and fuller understanding of the current... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99
The Scottish evangelical author writer Henry Drummond argues in Natural Law in the Spiritual World that the scientific principle of continuity extends beyond our physical world into the spiritual. After its publication in 1883, he became popular as serious readers found the common standing-ground they needed in Drummond's book. more...
- The Floating Press 1928; US$ 4.99
In the 1920s, Robert Athlyi Rogers founded the Afro-Athlican Constructive Gaathly religion in the West Indies. He wrote The Holy Piby as a guiding text, seeing Ethiopians - in the classical meaning of all Africans - as God's chosen people, and he preached self-determination and self-reliance. The Holy Piby is a major source of influence to the... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
In this important new book, the distinguished Egyptologist Jan Assmann provides a masterful overview of a crucial theme in the religious history of the West - that of 'religio duplex', or dual religion. He begins by returning to the theology of the Ancient Egyptians, who set out to present their culture as divided between the popular and the elite.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 43.00
Science and Religion assesses the impact of social, political and intellectual change upon Anglican circles, with reference to Oxford University in the decades following the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars. more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 59.95
Science and religion are often viewed as dichotomies. But although our contemporary society is often perceived as a rationalization process, we still need broad, metaphysical beliefs outside of what can be proven empirically. Rituals and symbols remain at the core of modern life. Do our concepts of science and religion require revitalization? Can science... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 17.39
Hauptbeschreibung Hier lernen SchülerInnen der Sek II die wichtigsten Stellungnahmen zum Verhältnis von Naturwissenschaft und Glaube zu analysieren, einzuordnen und zu bewerten. So gelangen sie zu einem eigenen reflektiertem Standpunkt. Besonders in den USA ist der Kreationismus weit verbreitet. Die Diskussion darüber, die Evolutionstheorie... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 28.99
Hauptbeschreibung Technik wird im 20. Jahrhundert als wesentlicher Motor einer "Entzauberung der Welt" wahrgenommen, da sie mit religiöser Weltdeutung und Lebenspraxis zu konkurrieren scheint. Besonders in öffentlichen Debatten greift moderne Technik jedoch auf Heilsversprechen und Utopien zurück, um für sich zu werben und Geltungsansprüche über... more...
- Templeton Press 2014; US$ 11.99
If he were alive today, what might Heidegger say about Halo, the popular video game franchise? What would Augustine think about Assassin’s Creed ? What could Maimonides teach us about Nintendo’s eponymous hero, Mario? While some critics might dismiss such inquiries outright, protesting that these great thinkers would never concern... more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 101.00
This volume discusses the ways in which religious conviction and the development of the natural sciences and medicine influenced each other in the 16th century. more...