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- Pitchstone Publishing 2015; US$ 7.99
Do you want the greatest challenges of the day to be addressed with thoughtful, reality-based solutions rather than with cherry-picked quotations from scripture? Do you want to shrink religion?especially fundamentalist religion?to the point that it plays no noticeable role in American public life? Do you want right-wing religious leaders to be so... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00
The potential of visual research methods in the sociology of religion is vast, but largely untapped. This comes as a surprise, however, given the visual, symbolic, and material nature of religion and spirituality. Evidence of religious faith and practice is materially present in everything from clothing and jewelry to artifacts found in people?s homes... more...
- Templeton Press 2015; US$ 12.99
What is the state of Christianity in China, really? Some scholars say that China is invulnerable to religion. Some say that past efforts of missionaries have failed, writing off those who were converted as nothing more than ?rice Christians,? or cynical souls who had frequented the missions for the benefits they provided. Some wonder if the Cultural... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 31.73
Pluralität ist nicht mehr die Ausnahme an unseren Schulen, sondern Normalität. In den großen Städten ist die kulturelle Pluralität ein Faktum, auf das pädagogisch reagiert wird. Die religiöse Pluralität geht mit der kulturellen Pluralität keineswegs zwangsläufig parallel, ist mit ihr jedoch vielfältig verflochten. Gleichwohl wird dieser Zusammenhang... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2015; US$ 17.99
Throughout history, personal liberty, free markets, and peaceable, voluntary exchanges have been roundly denounced by tyrants and often greeted with suspicion by the general public. Unfortunately, Americans have increasingly accepted the tyrannical ideas of reduced private property rights and reduced rights to profits, and have become enamored with... more...
- Herder Verlag 2012; US$ 9.13
In der Rede vor dem Bundestag warf Papst Benedikt XVI. die heikle Frage nach den Legitimationsgrundlagen von Staat und Recht auf. Ist die säkular fundierte Verfassungs- bzw. Rechtsordnung des weltanschaulich neutralen Staates nicht doch auf religiöse Überlieferungen angewiesen? Bedarf es nicht der Theorie des Naturrechts für eine Begründung von Ethos... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
As the spice maker?s cabinet is full of many herbs, so should a scholar be full of Scripture, Talmud, and Legend—an ancient Jewish proverb This reference to legend—or the teaching tales used by the sages—is a remarkable testimony to the power of story and its place in the history, development, and culture of a people. Legends have helped people understand... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 29.95
This unparalleled introduction to cults and new religious movements has been completely up-dated and expanded to reflect the latest developments; each chapter reviews the origins, leaders, beliefs, rituals and practices of a NRM, highlighting the specific controversies surrounding each group. A fully updated, revised and expanded edition of... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 219.00
Prepared in honour of E. Thomas Lawson, the essays in this volume represent diverse points of view in the study of religion. It offers a broad range of cognitivist theoretical explorations, and presents applications of cognitive and other contemporary theories to religious data. more...