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- Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Science and Religion is a record of the 2009 Building Bridges seminar, a dialogue between leading Christian and Muslim scholars convened annually by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The essays in this volume explore how both faith traditions have approached the interface between science and religion and throw light on the ongoing challenges posed by this... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99
Sikhs Across Borders is the first study to explore patterns of transnational practices among European Sikhs, with particular focus on the links between the Sikhs in Europe, Punjab (the 'home-land') and within a global Sikh community. The book illustrates how local and transnational spheres coexist and interact in a multitude of social and cultural... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 34.95
This book explores the richness of Pakistans religious landscape and utilizes a number of topics in an investigation of how Islamist politicians seek to eradicate sectarian diversity and repress localized forms of Muslim folk practices in the name of a standardized, uniform and globalized version of Islam. The book examines forms of resistance... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95
The original draft of the present book was an outcome of the author's lectures at Harvard University during the years 1913-15, when he had the honour of occupying there the chair of Japanese Literature and Life. In response to the encouragement given by several friends at Harvard, the author tried to put the material of the lectures into book form... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 25.87
Hauptbeschreibung Amun, Isis, Seth: Die altägyptische Götterwelt umfasst beinahe unzählbare Gestalten mit etlichen Eigenschaften und Bezeichnungen. Erik Hornung, der Altmeister der deutschsprachigen Ägyptologie, entwirrt in diesem Standardwerk das komplexe göttliche Gefüge der Pharaonenzeit - von den Namen über die Darstellungen und Eigenschaften... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99
Sikhisms short but relatively eventful history provides a fascinating insight into the working of misunderstood and seemingly contradictory themes such as politics and religion, violence and mysticism, culture and spirituality, orality and textuality, public sphere versus private sphere, tradition and modernity. This book presents students with... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 35.99
Using a historical, textual and ethnographical approach, this is the most comprehensive presentation of Daoism to date. In addition to revealing the historical contours and primary concerns of Chinese Daoists and Daoist communities, this provides an account of key themes and defining characteristics of Daoist religiosity - showing it to be a living... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 365.00
Henry Barrow and John Greenwood are the fathers of Elizabethan Separatism. Unlike Robert Browne, they refused to compromise their beliefs or conform to Anglicanism and as a consequence they died in 1593 - as martyrs for their steadfast adherence to the principles of English Congregationalism. Volumes three and four include c. 40 items derived from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
Under the auspices of top international commentators, The Freedom to do God's Will considers the global impact of fundamentalism on religious traditions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Mormonism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam. With special reference to human rights issues, women's rights and the influence of social factors, it brings a new dimension... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
Shamanism is one of the earliest and farthest-reaching magical and religious traditions, vestiges of which still underlie the major religious faiths of the modern world. The function of the shaman is to show his or her people the unseen powers behind the mere appearances of nature, as experienced through intuition, in trance states, or during ecstatic... more...