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- Lexington Books 2003; US$ 32.99
Religion and Global Culture draws together the work of a group of historians of religion who are concerned with situating the contemporary study of religion within the cultural complexity of the modern world. The writing of each of the volume's contributors relates to the work of leading historian of religion Charles H. Long, who has identified religious... more...
- Quest Books 2013; US$ 15.95
Jacquelyn Small shares inspiring stories and specific daily practices for co-creating our personal spiritual destiny. Through such practical techniques as "The Magical Work of Focused Intention,""The Power of Invocation," and "The Process of Manifestation," Small teaches readers to use focused spiritual energy---what she calls "active prayer"---to... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 33.99
While homosexuals continue gaining acceptance in other arenas of American culture, only a tiny minority of religious groups accept gays and lesbians as full members and potential clergy. Serious conflicts over homosexuality threaten to break apart several large U.S. denominations. Yet these heated theological debates can often obscure what religious... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 43.99
The Anthropology of Religious Conversion paints a picture of conversion far more complex than its customary image in anthropology and religious studies. Conversion is very seldom simply a sudden moment of insight or inspiration; it is a change both of individual consciousness and of social belonging, of mental attitude and of physical experience, whose... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 28.99
The American Religious Experience is an accessible and unique rendition of American religious history. Focusing on Christianity in America, it also integrates the inter-religious, inter-denominational and multi-cultural dimensions of American religious history. The book unfolds consistent tensions between dominant streams of American Christianity and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Contrary to the expectations of the secularization theorists, religious political movements rose to prominence in numerous countries across the globe in the past three decades. By examining the conditions that underlie the electoral fortunes of religious actors in democratic regimes, this book contributes to our understanding of this worldwide religious... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 29.99
Stone argues that religion must be understood in its connections with world politics for the successful conduct of foreign policy. Without peace among religions, there can be no peace, and without understanding the role of religion in politics, there can be neither peace nor successful foreign policy. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 125.62
Hauptbeschreibung When scholarship presents the histories, belief systems, and ritual patterns of specific religious groups, it often privileges victorious and Úlite fractions of those communitiesto the detriment and neglect of alternative, dissonant, and resurgent voices. The contributions in this volume, which include case studies on various religious... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 22.95
Jean-Pierre Dupuy, prophet of what he calls "enlightened doomsaying," has long warned that modern society is on a path to self-destruction. In this book, he pleads for a subversion of this crisis from within, arguing that it is our lopsided view of religion and reason that has set us on this course. In denial of our sacred origins and hubristically... more...