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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2002; US$ 109.95
Anthropology and Christian Theology have traditionally interpreted religion in quite different ways and have often been thought of as hostile to one another. In fact, a fundamental concern for human experience lies at the heart of both disciplines. This i nnovative book takes a new look at key anthropological and theological themes, and explores the... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 64.95
The act of death itself and the rituals surrounding it vary enormously and shed a fascinating light on the cultures of which they are a part. In this brief and lively history, Douglas Davies – internationally acknowledged as one of the leading experts in this field – tackles some of the most significant aspects of death and weaves them... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2008; US$ 120.00
The first part of the book is grounded in biblical issues and in historical and philosophical theology. It seeks to establish several schemes of death theology related, for example, to early Christianity's Jewish cultural milieu, to belief in Christ's resurrection and to Christology, to issues of millennial belief and to an emergent liturgical... more...
- Guilford Publications 2010; US$ 67.00
This widely used practitioner resource and course text provides an engaging overview of developmental theory and research, with a focus on what practitioners need to know. The author explains how children's trajectories are shaped by transactions among early relationships, brain development, and the social environment. Developmental processes of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 27.00
Highly visible, yet a mystery in terms of its core beliefs and theological structure, the Church of Latter-day Saints is one of the fastest growing religious movements in the world. This important book provides a timely introduction to the basic history, doctrines and practices of The LDS - the 'Mormon' Church. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 39.95
This book explores Mormon theology in new ways from a scholarly non-Mormon perspective. Bringing Jesus and Satan into relationship with Joseph Smith the founding prophet, Douglas Davies shows how the Mormon 'Plan of Salvation' can be equated with mainstream Christianity's doctrine of the Trinity as a driving force of the faith. Exploring... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 99.95
Christianity as a cultural force, whether rising or falling, has seldom been analyzed through the actual processes by which tradition is transmitted, modified, embraced or rejected. This book achieves that end through a study of bishops of the Church of England, their wives and their children, to show how values fostered in the vicarage and palace... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
Death affects all aspects of life, it touches our emotions and influences our identity. Presenting a kaleidoscope of informative views of death, dying and human response, this book reveals how different disciplines contribute to understanding the theme of death. Drawing together new and established scholars, this is the first book among the studies... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 150.00
The Encyclopedia of Cremation is the first major reference resource focused on cremation. Spanning many world cultures it documents regional histories, ideological movements and leading individuals that fostered cremation while also presenting cremation as a universal practice. This work is also an essential sourcebook for students on the growing number... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 179.95
Phytochemicals: Mechanisms of Action is the latest volume in a highly regarded series that addresses the roles of phytochemicals in disease prevention and health promotion. The text links diets rich in plant-derived compounds with decreased risk of chronic degenerative diseases. Chapters highlight recent developments in three areas not sufficiently... more...