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- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 8.99
Join the fastest growing minority there is and become an atheist. Fed up of religion telling you it has all the answers when it doesn't? Tired of hearing about divine mysteries when there aren't any? Irritated by the pious evangelistas telling you you're going to hell when you're obviously not? Exhausted by creationists?for simply being creationists?... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 34.99
America is unique in that its political institutions preceded the development of a national identity. The American Revolution and drafting of the constitution did not deepen a preexisting national self. Rather, it created a new political framework to which the "walls" of culture, particularly references to a distant past, were later added. Revisiting... more...
- Crystal Clarity Publishers 2009; US$ 10.99
As Yogananda explains the operation of karma, death, and reincarnation, he also shares the deeper purpose of existence for every soul. Understanding these truths can bring clarity, confidence, and inspiration into your life. more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95
During the early twentieth century, millions of southern blacks moved north to escape the violent racism of the Jim Crow South and to find employment in urban centers. They transplanted not only themselves but also their culture; in the midst of this tumultuous demographic transition emerged a new social institution, the storefront sanctified church.... more...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 116.72
This volume is the fruit of a symposium held in Roscrea (Ireland) in 1994 and concentrates on literature in praise of the Virgin Mary, chronicles, manuscripts, illustration and editing procedures. Also dealt with are Yiddish Bible translations, religious plays and various literary forms of veneration of the saints. The authors referred... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 159.18
The use of an alphabetic script links the Jewish, Christian and Muslim cultures in the Middle Ages. There have always been intensive interrelationships between the religions of these cultures, inter alia through translations of important (sacred) texts. Cultural transmissions such as these also involved conflicts of translation, as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Godwired offers an engaging exploration of religious practice in the digital age. It considers how virtual experiences, like stories, games and rituals, are forms of world-building or "cosmos construction" that serve as a means of making sense of our own world. Such creative and interactive activity is, arguably, patently religious. This book... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 11.59
Verstehen von Beginn des Lebens an, Sprache und Lebensumwelt sind kulturell geprägt. Kulturelle Prägung hat individuelle und kollektive Aspekte. In jedem Fall kompliziert sie das Verstehen der Menschen untereinander. Das Buch weist nach, dass Verstehen im eigentlichen Sinne aufgrund der Kulturdifferenz nicht möglich ist. Möglich sind nur das Verstehen-Wollen... more...
- SensePublishers 2011; US$ 37.15
Spirituality, education and society: An integrated approach argues the value of spirituality in education as a way to address the lived experiences and personal knowledge of students, with the goal of creating a more holistic, transformative educational process. This edited volume has a wide array of viewpoints which all point to the importance of... more...