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- Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95
In the new edition of this widely praised text, Alan Aldridge examines the complex realities of religious belief, practice and institutions. Religion is a powerful and controversial force in the contemporary world, even in supposedly secular societies. Almost all societies seek to cultivate religions and faith communities as sources of social... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
"Sound is more than simply a medium of artistic expression. Sound has practical and powerful applications in the real world." Mantras, or simple chants, are short phrases packed with energy and intention--specifically designed to generate powerful sound waves that promote healing, insight, creativity, and spiritual growth. Healing Mantras is the practical,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.95
SHAKTI MANTRAS Tapping into the Great Goddess Energy Within ? Enhance your spiritual gifts ? Lighten your karmic burden ? Improve your health and increase prosperity ? Live in harmony with the universe Now, with Shakti Mantras , we can all benefit from this ancient practice. Thomas Ashley-Farrand, a Vedic priest, is an American expert in the intricacies... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 168.00
The editio princeps of the tract On the Mystery of Letters (mid-6th century) opens access to a unique document from Early Byzantine monastic writing. Working from the Jewish tradition of Hebrew letters, but at the same time distancing himself from it, the author developed a Christian interpretation of the Greek alphabet ? from alpha through to omega.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
A standout contribution to post-secular IR theory, this book addresses issues of global politics, from cooperation to conflict, and shows how a religious metaphor, the pilgrim, can help us to rethink our concepts of self, agency, and community in a time of changing world order. more...
- The Policy Press 2012; US$ 99.00
This timely book explores the role played by faith-based organisations (FBOs), which are growing in importance in the provision of social services in the European context more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 150.00
· · Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! · · 'In their introduction to this Handbook, the editors affirm: 'Many sociologists have come to realise that it makes no sense now to omit religion from the repertoire of social scientific explanations of social life'. I wholeheartedly agree. I also suggest that this wide-ranging set of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 206.00
In the last half century new religious movements or cults of one sort and another have mushroomed throughout the US and Europe. Increasingly these groups have been met with attempts to monitor and control them on the part of the state, and concerns about the protection of religious 'consumers' have been set against the democratic right to religious... more...