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- The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 27.99
One of the most significant industrial states in the country, with a powerful radical tradition, Pennsylvania was, by the early 1950s, the scene of some of the fiercest anti-Communist activism in the United States. Philip Jenkins examines the political and social impact of the Cold War across the state, tracing the Red Scare's reverberations in party... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 16.99
Draws on tabloid journalism, popular fiction, movies, and television, in an exploration of the confluence of panics, scares, and a few genuine threats that created a climate of fear that lead to America's conservative reaction to a decade of radicalism and an ascent into the landscape of the political Right. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 20.99
In books such as Mystics and Messiahs, Hidden Gospels, and The Next Christendom, Philip Jenkins has established himself as a leading commentator on religion and society. Now, in Dream Catchers, Jenkins offers a brilliant account of the changing mainstream attitudes towards Native American spirituality, once seen as degraded spectacle, now hailed as... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 15.99
Note and Acknowledgements. Abbreviations. 1. Your Religion Tomorrow. 2. Godless Europe?. 3. Faith Among the Ruins. 4. New Christians. 5. The Moor's Return. 6. Making Muslims. 7. Young and Old. 8. Revolutions at Home. 9. Ultras. 10. Transforming Europe. 11. Transforming Faith. 12. Europe's Religions Tomorrow. Notes. Index more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 12.99
The Great and Holy War offers the first look at how religion created and prolonged the First World War. At the one-hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the war, historian Philip Jenkins reveals the powerful religious dimensions of this modern-day crusade, a period that marked a traumatic crisis for Western civilization, with effects that echoed... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 13.99
This incisive critique thoroughly and convincingly debunks the claims that recently discovered texts such as the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary, and even the Dead Sea Scrolls undermine the historical validity of the New Testament. Jenkins places the recent controversies surrounding the hidden gospels in a broad historical context and argues that,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95
Rich in detail but vigorous, authoritative and unsentimental, A History of Modern Wales is a comprehensive and unromanticised examination of Wales as it was and is. It stresses both the long-term continuities in Welsh history, and also the significant regional differences within the principality. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99
Extreme right-wing groups have always been a part of the American religious and political landscape. The era between the world wars, especially the 1930s, was a particularly volatile period, and by 1940, racist, nativist, and fascist groups had become so visible as to arouse public fears of insurrection and sabotage. In Hoods and Shirts , Philip Jenkins... more...