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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 13.99
In Mystics and Messiahs --the first full account of cults and anti-cult scares in American history--Philip Jenkins shows that, contrary to popular belief, cults were by no means an invention of the 1960s. In fact, most of the frightening images and stereotypes surrounding fringe religious movements are traceable to the mid-nineteenth century when... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
Anti-Catholicism has a long history in America. And as Philip Jenkins argues in The New Anti-Catholicism , this virulent strain of hatred--once thought dead--is alive and well in our nation, but few people seem to notice, or care.A statement that is seen as racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic, or homophobic can haunt a speaker for years, writes Jenkins,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 20.99
In Dream Catchers , Jenkins offers a brilliant account of the changing mainstream attitude towards Native American spirituality.Jenkins charts this remarkable change by highlighting the complex history of white American attitudes towards Native religions, considering everything from the 19th-century American obsession with "Hebrew Indians" and Lost... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 10.99
Named one of the top religion books of 2002 by USA Today , Philip Jenkins's phenomenally successful The Next Christendom permanently changed the way people think about the future of Christianity. In that volume, Jenkins called the world's attention to the little noticed fact that Christianity's center of gravity was moving inexorably southward,... 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 14.99
The first edition of The Next Christendom has been hailed as a landmark in our understanding of modern Christianity. In this new and substantially expanded second edition, Jenkins continues to illuminate the remarkable expanion of Christianity in the global South--in Africa, Asia, and Latin America--as well as the clash betwen Islam and Christianity... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.99
Philip Jenkins delivers a fearless examination of the darkand violent verses of the Bible?and a call for us to read them anew in pursuitof a richer, more honest faith. From ?one of America?s best scholars ofreligion? ( The Economist ), this daring exploration of the Scripture?smost difficult passages forces us to confront and accept the violence that... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 10.99
In this new and substantially expanded Third Edition, Philip Jenkins continues to illuminate the remarkable expansion of Christianity in the global South--in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Drawing upon the extensive new scholarship that has appeared on this topic in recent years, he asks how the new Christianity is likely to affect the poor, among... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; 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...