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  • Religion in Global Civil Societyby Mark Juergensmeyer

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89

    Essays by some of the world's leading scholars of religion and globalization explore the difficulties and possibilities of a diversity of religious groups occupying the same civil society. more...

  • Global Religionsby Mark Juergensmeyer

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 28.95 US$ 24.90

    The essays collected here provide brief and accessible introductions to the major world religions in their global contexts. The volume begins with an introduction to the globalization of religion by Mark Juergensmeyer, and is followed by individual essays on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and local religious societies. The book concludes... more...

  • Terror in the Mind of Godby Mark Juergensmeyer

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Completely revised and updated, this new edition of Terror in the Mind of God incorporates the events of September 11, 2001 into Mark Juergensmeyer's landmark study of religious terrorism. Juergensmeyer explores the 1993 World Trade Center explosion, Hamas suicide bombings, the Tokyo subway nerve gas attack, and the killing of abortion clinic doctors... more...

  • Thinking Globallyby Mark Juergensmeyer

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 44.95 US$ 35.96

    In this accessible text, Mark Juergensmeyer, a pioneer in global studies, provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging field of global studies from regional, topical, and theoretical perspectives. Each of the twenty compact chapters in Thinking Globally features Juergensmeyer?s own lucid introduction to the key topics and offers brief excerpts... more...

  • Global Religionsby Mark Juergensmeyer

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    The essays collected here provide brief and accessible introductions to the major world religions in their global contexts. The volume begins with an introduction to the globalization of religion by Mark Juergensmeyer, and is followed by individual essays on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and local religious societies. The book concludes... more...

  • Buddhist Warfareby Michael Jerryson; Mark Juergensmeyer

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.77

    This book offers eight essays examining the dark side of a tradition often regarded as the religion of peace. The authors note the conflict between the Buddhist norms of non-violence and the prohibition of the killing of sentient beings and acts of state violence supported by the Buddhist community (sangha), acts of civil violence in which monks participate,... more...

  • Princeton Readings in Religion and Violenceby Mark Juergensmeyer; Margo Kitts

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 28.95 US$ 23.16

    This groundbreaking anthology provides the most comprehensive overview for understanding the fascinating relationship between religion and violence--historically, culturally, and in the contemporary world. Bringing together writings from scholarly and religious traditions, it is the first volume to unite primary sources--justifications for violence... more...

  • Rethinking Secularismby Craig Calhoun; Mark Juergensmeyer; Jonathan VanAntwerpen

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47

    This collection of essays examines how "the secular" is constituted and understood, and how new understandings of secularism and religion shape analytic perspectives in the social sciences, politics, and international affairs. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Global Studiesby Helmut K Anheier; Mark K. Juergensmeyer

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 552.00 US$ 469.20

    The Encyclopedia of Global Studies is the reference work for the emerging field of global studies. It covers both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Global Religionby Mark K. Juergensmeyer; Wade Clark Roof

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 316.00 US$ 268.60

    Bringing together perspectives from the principal social sciences of religion, this encyclopedia give an overview of the globalization of religious culture and society around the world in both its historical and contemporary aspects. more...