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- Quest Books 2014; US$ 18.95
Written by an award-winning writer, this spiritual memoir is distinguished by the author?s Mormonism and literary prose. In a series of thought-provoking, personal essays, Phyllis Barber provides an engaging account of how she left her original Mormon faith and eventually returned to it decades later. Her journey begins in the 1990s. In search of... more...
- Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
This biography of an unconventional woman in late 19th-century America is a study of a search for individual autonomy and spiritual growth. Laura Holloway-Langford, a "rebel girl" from Tennessee, moved to New York City, where she supported her family as a journalist. She soon became famous as the author of Ladies of the White House, which secured... more...
Controversies in Contemporary Religion: Education, Law, Politics, Society, and Spirituality [3 volumes]ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 194.00
Religious or spiritual beliefs underpin many controversies and conflicts in the contemporary world. Written by a range of scholarly contributors, this three-volume set provides contextual background information and detailed explanations of religious controversies across the globe. more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
One of the critical issues in interreligious relations today is the connection, both actual and perceived, between sacred sources and the justification of violent acts as divinely mandated. Fighting Words makes solid text-based scholarship accessible to the general public, beginning with the premise that a balanced approach to religious pluralism... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 64.99
A leading textbook for world religion, this new edition is designed to help students in their study and research of the world's religious traditions. Known and valued for its balanced approach and its respected board of consulting editors, this text addresses ways to study religion, provides broad coverage of diverse religions, and offers an arresting... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 74.99
Religion Today introduces students to key concepts in religious studies through a compelling problem-solving framework. Each chapter opens with a contemporary case study that helps students engage in current religious issues, explore possible solutions to difficult religious problems today, and learn key themes and concepts in religious studies.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 38.99
Understanding World Religions studies major worldviews in relation to justice and peace: Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Marxist, and Native American. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is given as a case study for how worldviews impact justice and peace. Further chapters explore Christian social teaching, liberation theologies, active... more...
- Lexington Books 2001; US$ 47.99
Gathered in this one volume, But Not Philosophy provides useful and thought-provoking introductions to seven major 'schools' of non-Western thought: Mesopotamian, ancient African, Hindu, Confucian, Buddhist, Islamic, and North American Indian. Anastaplo studies ancient literary epics and legal codes and examines religious traditions and systems of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1994; US$ 43.99
In this fresh consideration of the origins of the ancient Greeks' ideas and practices concerning their own past, Carla M. Antonaccio demonstrates that hero cult and ancestor cult persisted, throughout the Iron Age, long before epic poetry's heroic narratives were widely disseminated. Although it was not until the dissolution of Iron Age societies that... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 57.40
Aus Anlass des 850-jährigen Jubiläums des Klosters Loccum bei Hannover erscheint diese Festschrift. Angehörige des Klosters und befreundete Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler untersuchen Grundlagen und zentrale Etappen der Geschichte dieses Klosters. Aus einem reichen Zisterzienserkloster wird mit Einführung der Reformation ein evangelisches... more...