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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
Vernacular religion is religion as people experience, understand, and practice it. It shapes everyday culture and disrupts the traditional boundaries between 'official' and 'folk' religion. The book analyses vernacular religion in a range of Christian denominations as well as in indigenous and New Age religion from the nineteenth century to today.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
"Reinventing Religious Studies" offers readers an opportunity to trace the important trends and developments in Religious Studies over the last forty years. Over this time the study of religion has been transformed into a critical discipline informed by a wide range of perspectives from sociology to anthropology, politics to material culture, and economics... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
Taking you through the year day by day, The Lichfield Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the cathedral city. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Religion has played a role in conflict throughout history, with religious scriptures often being used to justify violence.? In Search of Solutions evaluates the role of religion in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Israel-Palestine. The book argues that religion has a tendency towards conflict and that peace is best guaranteed when human individuals commune... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Widely used as a primer, a text and a provocation to critical thinking, 'Studying Religion' aims to develop students' skills. The book clearly explains the methods and theories employed in the study of religion. Essays are offered on a range of topics: from the history and functions of religion to public discourse on religion and the classification... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
America is widely regarded as the ultimate "Christian Nation." Religious language has always been at the forefront of American politics but this has increased since the events of 9/11. 'Myth and the Christian Nation' presents a startling analysis of how and why Christianity and national identity have been woven together in recent American political... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 40.00
This book outlines approaches to human rights and responsibilities within the different world religions. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.95
Worldwide in its membership and increasingly being recognized as a world religion, the Baha?i Faith is enjoying rapid expansion. In this captivating book, one of the world's leading Baha?i scholars gives a brief survey of the life, the works, and the teachings of Baha'u'llah, its founder. Covering the resistance he encountered, including successive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
'Art and Belief' explores communication between faiths through an examination of contemporary artistic practice. The book discusses how a range of artists formulate their worldview and what motivates them to engage in dialogue. These artists are engaged in a wide range of artistic forms and practice and come to dialogue from diverse religious positions.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 19.95
Progressive, modern societies hold the promise of the triumph of reason and the banishing of primitive, religious impulses to a bygone age. If this statement is orthodoxy to much of Western liberal thought, then Gordon Lynch's On the Sacred is heresy. Challenging the myth of the idealized rational society, Lynch argues that emotionally-charged forms... more...