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- Springer 2008; US$ 199.00
The majority of social scientists and economists believed that the production and application of knowledge as a process was unrelated to the spatial context. This book features a topic, Knowledge and Space that covers various interrelated research topics, which are of political and economical relevance to society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Using the tools of economics, this book analyses how religion affects decisions and outcomes in a wide range of areas, including education, employment, family size, entry into cohabitation and formal marriage, the choice of spouse and divorce. In each case, the relationships are rigorously quantified based on multivariate statistical analyses... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 28.00
Placing the neglected issue of class back into the study and understanding of religion, Sean McCloud reconsiders the meaning of class in today's world. More than a status grounded in material conditions, says McCloud, class is also an identity rhetorically and symbolically made and unmade through representations. It entails relationships, identifications,... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 11.25
Het Oude Egypte oefent nog altijd een grote aantrekkingskracht uit op vele mensen. De piramides, tempels en faraos prikkelen de verbeelding van menigeen. In het zesde deel van de serie Oudheid wordt deze antieke cultuur en haar godsdienst nader onder de loep genomen. Een belangrijk kenmerk van de Oudegyptische religie was de verscheidenheid aan ideeŽn... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 20.99
This book takes a bold new look at ways of exploring the nature, origins, and potentials of consciousness within the context of science and religion. Alan Wallace draws careful distinctions between four elements of the scientific tradition: science itself, scientific realism, scientific materialism, and scientism. Arguing that the metaphysical doctrine... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 9.99
It's hard to think of a single aspect of American culture, past or present, in which religion has not played a major role. The roles religion plays, moreover, become more bewilderingly complex and diverse every day. For all those who want--whether out of curiosity, necessity, or civic duty--a vivid picture and fuller understanding of the current... more...
- World Trade Press 2008; US$ 38.00
A to Z World Religion is an encyclopedia describing the role and influence of faith and divine beliefs in 175 countries worldwide. This examination goes well beyond religious practices, offering insight into basic tenets, religious conflicts, secularism, more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 123.00
Multiculturalism, diversity and globalization have become important conceptual identity markers in Canadian society. This book explores the intersections of diversity, foregrounding religion as the primary focus of analysis. It elucidates the Canadian case while also having relevance for understanding this critical issue globally. more...