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  • Science and Religion in Dialogueby Melville Y. Stewart

    Wiley 2009; US$ 66.95 US$ 60.26

    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...

  • 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...

  • The New Religious Movements Experience in Americaby 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...

  • African Traditional Religionby Aloysius Muzzanganda Lugira

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    The African continent is home to more than 6,000 different ethnic and cultural groups, each with its own religious traditions. Yet these many traditions have much in common, including an almost universal belief in a supreme being, a close interconnection between the sacred and nonsacred, and a reliance on oral tradition to transmit teachings and beliefs... more...

  • Science and Religionby Nancy Morvillo

    Wiley 2010; US$ 127.95 US$ 115.16

    From the heliocentric controversy and evolution, to debates on biotechnology and the environment, this book offers a balanced introduction to the key issues in science and religion. A balanced, introductory textbook which fully spans the interface between science and religion, and includes illustrations of scientific concepts throughout ... more...

  • Egyptian Mythology A to Zby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Manufacturing is crucial to the economy in the United States, accounting for 62 percent of research and development and almost a third of productivity growth. In terms of job creation, this industry has the highest multiplier effect: Every $1 million of final sales supports eight manufacturing jobs and six jobs in other industries, such as services... more...