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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
Ananda Abeysekara contends that democracy, along with its cherished secular norms, is founded on the idea of a promise deferred to the future. Rooted in democracy's messianic promise is the belief that religious& mdash;political identity-such as Buddhist, Hindu, Sinhalese, Christian, Muslim, or Tamil& mdash;can be critiqued, neutralized, improved,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 49.99
The author has been a leader in renewing philosophical respect for the idea that moral obligation may be founded on the command of God. This is a collection of his essays, two of them previously unpublished. more...
- Karnac Books 2011; US$ 31.95
"The Future of an Illusion" reveals Freud's reflections about religion as well as his hope that in the future science will go beyond religion, and reason will replace faith in God. The discussion with an imaginary critic revealed his internal debate, mirroring the debate about this subject in the outside world. However, it also enlightens his way of... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95
Feminist theory and reflections on sexuality and gender rarely make contact with contemporary continental philosophy of religion. Where they all come together, creative and transformative thinking occurs. In Feminism, Sexuality, and the Return of Religion, internationally recognized scholars tackle complicated ... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2013; US$ 9.99
A Message from Beyond the Grave Burke Aldridge passed away in 2005 at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, TN. Before Burke?s death, he told his wife that he would send her a fax from Heaven to let her know he was all right. Since his death, two doctors?who did not know each other?have seen Burke appear in their homes, and they both received similar... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 169.00
Having enjoyed more than a decade of lively critique and creativity, feminist philosophy of religion continues to be a vital field of inquiry. New Topics in Feminist Philosophy of Religion maintains this vitality with both women and men, from their own distinctive social and material locations, contributing critically to the rich traditions in philosophy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
No study of religious practice ancient or modern is complete without reference to the work of sociologists on religious practice. The volumes in The Sociology of Religion set of the International Library of Sociology explore the social, economic and behavioural contexts of religious activity. more...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 5.99
There are many forms of belief - many degrees of doctrine - regarding Reincarnation, as we shall see as we proceed, but there is a fundamental and basic principle underlying all of the various shades of opinion, and divisions of the schools. This fundamental belief may be expressed as the doctrine that there is in man an immaterial Something (called... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 22.99
This ambitious, interdisciplinary book seeks to explain the origins of religion using our knowledge of the evolution of cognition. A cognitive anthropologist and psychologist, Scott Atran argues that religion is a by-product of human evolution just as the cognitive intervention, cultural selection, and historical survival of religion is an accommodation... more...