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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 17.99
In 1991 a pair of Ivy League-educated Californians, William Strauss and Neil Howe, published a landmark book, Generations: The History of America's Future from 1584 to 2069. In Generations and subsequent books, they develop a theory that generational cycles repeat through American history at about 90- to 95-year intervals. In this book, Carl Eeman... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 9.99
Gnostics have always sought to "know" rather than to accept dogma and doctrine, often to their peril. This inquiry into Gnosticism examines the character, history, and beliefs of a brave and vigorous spiritual quest that originated in the ancient Near East and continues into the present day. Lawrence Durrell writes, "This is a strange and original... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 30.95
In a world where marriage remains a largely sacred undertaking, what role does religion play when such bonds are broken? Kathleen Jenkins takes up this question in a work that combines broad sociological analysis with the intimate stories of the clergy and the faithful across the religious spectrum as they talk about experiencing a break in core... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Humans have long wondered about the origin of the universe. And such questions are especially alive today as physicists offer metaphysical theories to account for the emergence of creation. Theists have attributed the universe?s origin to divine activity, and many have said God created something from absolute nothingness. The venerable doctrine of... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 1.99
In the ancient Indian epic, Mahabharata, the Lord of Death asks, “What is the most wondrous thing in the world??, and his son answers, “It is that all around us people can be dying and we don?t believe it can happen to us.? This refusal to face the inevitability of death is especially prevalent in modern Western societies. We look to science to tell... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 128.96
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 58.00
Religion and spirituality are sources of strength and resilience for many women, particularly ethnically diverse women. This thought-provoking text examines this psychological trend, exploring the specific ways in which women from diverse backgrounds have benefited from their faith traditions, the various spiritual pathways they have chosen, and the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
'Voices of Feminist Liberation' brings together a wide range of scholars to explore the work of Rosemary Radford Ruether, one of the most influential feminist and liberation theologians of our time. Ruether's extraordinary and ground-breaking thinking has shaped debates across liberation theology, feminism and eco-feminism, queer theology, social justice... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.96
In his recent writings on religion and secularization, Habermas has challenged reason to clarify its relation to religious experience and to engage religions in a constructive dialogue. Given the global challenges facing humanity, nothing is more dangerous than the refusal to communicate that we encounter today in different forms of religious and ideological... 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)... more...