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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
This book focuses on the gender roles within the Unification Church, and on particularly the gender roles as expressed through the vows of marriage. It examines the more widely shared patriarchal assumptions about women in a circumscribed socio-religious environment, with the Church?s gender role system being investigated largely on the level of its... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.64
Bei kaum einem anderen Gegenstand treten die Menschen so deutlich in den Mittelpunkt des Interesses wie bei menschlichen Vorstellungen, mit denen die Menschen sich selbst und ihre Umwelt wahrnehmen und sie zu erklären und begreifen suchen. Der Autor gibt einen repräsentativen und anschaulichen Einblick in die geistig-religiöse Befindlichkeit der (schreibenden)... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 119.99
Religion and Political Culture in Jefferson's Virginia examines the influential statesmen and the political struggles in revolutionary Virginia that played a decisive role in developing a distinctive American approach to religious liberty and church-state relations. This collection of innovative essays by leading scholars profiles the Christian communities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The military-industrial complex in the United States has grown exponentially in recent decades, yet the realities of war remain invisible to most Americans. The U.S has created a culture in which sacrificial rhetoric is the norm when dealing in war. This culture has been enabled because popular American Christian understandings of redemption rely so... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
The biblical narrative of Sodom and Gomorrah has served as an archetypal story of divine antipathy towards same sex love and desire. 'Sodomy' offers a study of the reception of this story in Christian and Jewish traditions from antiquity to the Reformation. The book argues that the homophobic interpretation of Sodom and Gomorrah is a Christian invention... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
The female body has been an object of oppression and control throughout history. 'Gender and Apocalyptic Desire' exposes the often-hidden links between the struggles of women and the conflict of good versus evil. The essays examine the collisions between feminist and apocalyptic thought, the ways in which apocalyptic belief functions as bodily discipline... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
The central premise of this book is that biblical Hebrew narrative, in terms of its structure, tends to operate under similar mechanical constraints to those of a stage-play; wherein 'space' is central, characters are fluid, and 'objects' within the narrative tend to take on a deep internal significance. The smaller episodic narrative units within... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 19.95
In 1805, at the height of the period of early religious excitement in Kentucky, three members of the Shaker community in New Lebanon, New York, came to the Commonwealth of Kentucky to recruit converts. Soon there were little communities of Believers at Pleasant Hill in Mercer County and at South Union in Logan County. These settlements survived into... more...
- B&H Publishing Group 2015; US$ 4.99
Kids of all ages will delight in exploring God's word and world as they seek out key characters and images on the pages of this full color look-and-learn storybook. Each story is presented with a special fold-out format that includes the Bible Story, list of search and find items, and a two-page illustration. Look & Find Old Testament Stories includes... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 34.83
?While religion was expelled from the public space during Communist times and became a secret form of ?inner emigration?, it entered the empty public space again in Post-Communist times. Public interest in religious issues and the public prestige of religion have dramatically increased. The book ?Under Construction. The Role of Religion in Eastern... more...