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- Oneworld Publications 2011; US$ 7.99
There is no question that the Torah has had an enormous influence on Western Civilization. It is the source of widely known characters like Joseph, Moses, and Noah, and timeless stories such as the Garden of Eden and the Exodus. Jointly authored by professors of Judaism and Christianity, The Torah: A Beginner?s Guide takes a unique approach, exploring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
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$ 133.99
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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09
A fully updated new edition of a critically acclaimed examination of the theories and writings of Richard Dawkins by a world-renowned expert on the relation of science and religion Includes in-depth analysis of Dawkins? landmark treatise The God Delusion (2006), as well as coverage of his later popular works The Magic of Reality (2011) and... 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...