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  • Religion and Diversity in Canadaby Lori G. Beaman; Peter Beyer

    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...

  • Nile into Tiber: Egypt in the Roman Worldby

    BRILL 2006; US$ 226.00

    Egypt in the Roman world --- Studies on the meaning of Aegyptiaca Romana and the understanding of the cults of Isis in their local context. more...

  • Science and Religion in Dialogue, 2 Volume Setby Melville Y. Stewart

    Wiley 2009; US$ 66.95 US$ 58.02

    This two-volume collection of cutting edge thinking about science and religion shows how scientific and religious practices of inquiry can be viewed as logically compatible, complementary, and mutually supportive. Features submissions by world-leading scientists and philosophers Discusses a wide range of hotly debated issues, including Big... more...

  • Sacred Mattersby Gary Laderman

    New Press, The 2009; US$ 17.95

    Widely praised in hardcover as a fascinating and important addition to religious and cultural studies, Sacred Matters reveals the remarkable ways that religious practices permeate American cultural life. In a country where references to God are as normal as proclaiming love of country, support for the military, or security for the nation?s children,... more...

  • Conjure in African American Societyby Jeffrey E. Anderson

    LSU Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    From black sorcerers' client-based practices in the antebellum South to the postmodern revival of hoodoo and its tandem spiritual supply stores, the supernatural has long been a key component of the African American experience. What began as a mixture of African, European, and Native American influences within slave communities finds expression today... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Religion in American Politicsby Jeffrey Schultz; John West; Iain Maclean

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 87.00

    Today, such issues as abortion, capital punishment, sex education, racism, prayer in public schools, and family values keep religion and politics closely entwined in American public life. This encyclopedia is an A-to-Z listing of a broad range of topics related to religious issues and politics, ranging from the religious freedom sought by the Pilgrims... more...

  • When Religion Meets New Mediaby Heidi Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95

    This lively book focuses on how different Jewish, Muslim, and Christian communities engage with new media. Rather than simply reject or accept new media, religious communities negotiate complex relationships with these technologies in light of their history and beliefs. Heidi Campbell suggests a method for studying these processes she calls the "religious-social... more...

  • Sects, Cults, and Spiritual Communities: A Sociological Analysisby Marc Petrowsky; William Zellner

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 31.95

    American society is culturally diverse with a variety of religious denominations, sects, cults, and self-help groups vying for members. This volume analyzes nine of these groups, chosen both for their intrinsic interest and because they illustrate a variety of sociological concepts. The groups included in this study are: Heaven's Gate, Jesus People... more...

  • New Religious Movements Experience in America, Theby Eugene Gallagher

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 67.00

    Wherever and whenever they appear, new religious movements always produce conflict. Even as they attract members who enthusiastically embrace their innovative teachings, new religions often provoke strongly negative reactions?often because they challenge established notions of proper religious action, belief, and morality. Opponents of new religious... more...

  • Science and Religionby Thomas Dixon; Geoffrey Cantor; Stephen Pumfrey

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 37.00

    Leading historians explore the complex and contingent histories of religious engagements with science, and challenge the famous 'conflict thesis'. more...