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- University of California Press 2001; US$ 29.95
Just one hundred years ago, Americans almost universally condemned cremation. Today, nearly one-quarter of Americans choose to be cremated. The practice has gained wide acceptance as a funeral rite, in both our private and public lives, as the cremations of icons such as John Lennon and John F. Kennedy Jr. show. Purified by Fire tells the fascinating... more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 11.99
The United States is one of the most religious places on earth, but it is also a nation of shocking religious illiteracy.:.; Only 10 percent of American teenagers can name all five major world religions and 15 percent cannot name any.; Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that the Bible holds the answers to all or most of life's basic questions,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 25.00
The United States has long been described as a nation of immigrants, but it is also a nation of religions in which Muslims and Methodists, Buddhists and Baptists live and work side by side. This book explores that nation of religions, focusing on how four recently arrived religious communities--Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs--are shaping and,... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
At the dawn of the twenty-first century, dizzying scientific and technological advancements, interconnected globalized economies, and even the so-called New Atheists have done nothing to change one thing: our world remains furiously religious. For good and for evil, religion is the single greatest influence in the world. We accept as self-evident... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
The United States is one of the most religious places on earth, but it is also a nation of shocking religious illiteracy. Only 10 percent of American teenagers can name all five major world religions and 15 percent cannot name any. Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that the Bible holds the answers to all or most of life's basic questions,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004; US$ 15.99
The Story of the Transformation of Jesus from Divinity to Celebrity The United States (it is often pointed out) is one of the most religious countries on earth, and most Americans belong to one Christian church or another. But as Stephen Prothero argues in American Jesus , many of the most interesting appraisals of Jesus have emerged outside... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 16.99
Bestselling author Stephen Prothero addresses the question of "Whose America is this," by exploring American political discourse and the significant texts that make up the living history of the American people. American politics is broken because we have forgotten how to talk with one another. Instead of arguing on behalf of of our nation, we argue... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 9.99
A new volume of the critically acclaimed spiritual writing series, with an introduction by bestselling author Stephen Prothero Boasting an impressive selection of personal essays, articles, and poems by today's leading luminaries, The Best Spiritual Writing 2013 captures our nation's spiritual pulse and offers readers an opportunity to explore... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 300.00
Outlines the numerous philosophers, personalities, social issues, and cultural histories of religious practices in American history. This title places emphasis on the developments in religious life in this country and the historical contributions of people long neglected by mainstream religious historians. more...