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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 25.95
This volume explores the dramatic struggle between Nazism and the German Confessing Church - a group of outraged Christians who sought to establish a church untainted by Nazi ideology. The author's research included interviews with more than 60 Germans who were active in the Confessing Church. more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 19.99
Ecstasy, or extasis, is the Greek term for trance, and is linked with a pleasurable, God-given state of out-of-body experience recorded throughout the New Testament and the church age. Starting with the apostles ecstatic experiences on Pentecost, the Book of Acts further records trances in the lives of Peter and Paul. From the early church to... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 37.63
This book chronicles the live of a Peace Corps volunteer in Libya in the late 1960s, including the first American account of living through the revolution that brought Gaddafi to power. The author moves from campus protests at the University of Washington in the spring of 1968, to Peace Corps training in Utah and the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 22.95
Among America's more interesting new religious movements, the Shakers and the Mormons came to be thought of as separate and distinct from mainstream Protestantism. Using archives and historical materials from the 19th century, Stephen C. Taysom shows how these groups actively maintained boundaries and... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 18.06
Streit, Konkurrenz und Disharmonie sind für jedes soziale Gebilde ebenso kennzeichnend wie Konsens, Kooperation und Einigkeit. Immer wieder manifestieren, erneuern oder verändern sich in der Kommunikation vielfältige Gegnerschaften zwischen Einzelnen oder Gruppen. Während ein ?echter? Konsens ? im Sinne einer nachhaltigen Einigung über Interessen und... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 15.35
Einleitung Der Zusammenbruch der kommunistisch orientierten politischen Systeme in Osteuropa und die damit verbundene Öffnung des sogenannten »Eisernen V- hangs« haben zu einem erheblichen Anstieg der Anzahl von Aussiedlern geführt, die aus dem osteuropäischen Raum ? vor allem aus der (ehemaligen) Sowj- union, Polen und Rumänien ? ausgewandert sind,... more...