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- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 49.95
Bishops, Bourbons, and Big Mules tells the story of how the Episcopal Church gained influence over Alabama’s cultural, political, and economic arenas despite being a denominational minority in the state. The consensus of southern historians is that, since the Second Great Awakening, evangelicalism has dominated the South. This is certainly... more...
- Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2013; US$ 19.40
Menschen erfahren Leid durch Krankheit, Krieg, Naturkatastrophen, Tod. Sie erwarten von den Religionen konkrete Hilfe, wie sich Leid deuten, bewältigen und überwinden lässt. Christentum und Islam sind mit ihrem Glauben an einen allmächtigen und gütigen Gott und ihrer Ethik angesichts des Leids besonders herausgefordert. Biographische Informationen... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 69.00
What is the true nature and mission of the church? Is its proper Christian purpose to save souls, or to transform the social order? This question is especially fraught when the church is one built by an enslaved people and formed, from its beginning, at the center of an oppressed community’s fight for personhood and freedom. Such is the central... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00
Muhsin is one of the organizers of Al-Fitra Foundation, a South African support group for lesbian, transgender, and gay Muslims. Islam and homosexuality are seen by many as deeply incompatible. This, according to Muhsin, is why he had to act. "I realized that Im not alonethese people are going through the very same things that Im... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 27.99
Judaism, Liberalism, and Political Theology provides the first broad encounter between modern Jewish thought and recent developments in political theology. In opposition to impetuous associations of Judaism and liberalism and charges that Judaism cannot engender a universal political order, the essays in this volume propose a new and richly detailed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
Reading the Qur?an in the Twenty-First Century considers the development of Qur?anic interpretation and highlights modern debates around new approaches to interpretation. It explores how Muslims from various theological, legal, socio-political and philosophical backgrounds think about the meaning and relevance of the Qur?an, and how their ideas... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 30.95
Religious intolerance, so terrible and deadly in its recent manifestations, is nothing new. In fact, until after the eighteenth century, Christianity was perhaps the most intolerant of all the great world religions. How Christian Europe and the West went from this extreme to their present universal belief in religious toleration is the momentous story... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00
The Reader's Guide to Judaism is a survey of English-language translations of the most important primary texts in the Jewish tradition. The field is assessed in some 470 essays discussing individuals (Martin Buber, Gluckel of Hameln), literature (Genesis, Ladino Literature), thought and beliefs (Holiness, Bioethics), practice (Dietary Laws, Passover),... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.99
The changes brought about during the English Reformation clearly reflected the desire of the Crown, government and landed classes to reduce the political power and landed wealth of the late medieval Church. This book covers the background to the Reformation, the processes which brought about these major changes and the impact on the clergy and the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Ingram journeys through over a century of history in the first full length examination of the charismatic leadership phenomenon in Islamist radicalism and militancy. Exhaustively researched and founded upon a suite of innovative multidisciplinary paradigms, this book features case studies of Hassan al-Banna, Sayyid Qutb, Abdullah Azzam, Osama Bin Laden... more...