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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
There is a complex relationship between religiosity and secularism in the American experience. America is notable both for its strict institutional separation of church and state, and for the strong role that religion has played in its major social movements and ongoing political life.?This book seeks to illuminate for readers the dynamics underlying... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 100.00
How is knowledge about religion and religions produced, and how is that knowledge authenticated and circulated? David Chidester seeks to answer these questions in Empire of Religion , documenting and analyzing the emergence of a science of comparative religion in Great Britain during the second half of the nineteenth century and its complex relations... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13
Auch in Deutschland erfreut sich Capoeira, der aus Brasilien stammende Kampftanz, wachsender Beliebtheit. Die Stilrichtung Capoeira Angola findet ihre Anhänger/-innen vor allem im alternativen Spektrum, wobei die Suche nach Selbstentfaltung und persönlicher Entwicklung eine zentrale Rolle spielt. Sarah Lempp geht der Frage nach, wie Capoeira-Angola-Spielerinnen... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 58.99
From marriage equality, to gun control, to immigration reform and the threat of war, religion plays a fascinating and crucial part in our nation's political process and in our culture at large. Now in its seventh edition, Religion and Politics in the United States includes analyses of the nation's most pressing political matters regarding religious... more...
- Templeton Press 2014; US$ 11.99
If he were alive today, what might Heidegger say about Halo, the popular video game franchise? What would Augustine think about Assassin’s Creed ? What could Maimonides teach us about Nintendo’s eponymous hero, Mario? While some critics might dismiss such inquiries outright, protesting that these great thinkers would never concern... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
In this important new book, the distinguished Egyptologist Jan Assmann provides a masterful overview of a crucial theme in the religious history of the West - that of 'religio duplex', or dual religion. He begins by returning to the theology of the Ancient Egyptians, who set out to present their culture as divided between the popular and the elite.... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Rastafari Reasoning and the RastaWoman: Gender Constructions in the Shaping of Rastafari Livity examines the complex ways that gender and race intersected in the shaping of a liberation movement propelled by conscious contact with an African spiritual ethos in the Caribbean. Countering the predominant static view of Rastafari women, Jeanne... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Using the historic Minnesota state government shutdown of 2011 as a backdrop, Interfaith Advocacy describes the work of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition, an interfaith advocacy group that brings together leaders from Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim traditions to advocate on behalf of a range of policies. As the nation?s first statewide... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 48.99
Theological reactions to the rise of the new atheist movement have largely been critically hostile or defensively deployed apologetics to shore up the faith against attack. Gary Keogh contends that focusing on scholarly material that is inherently agreeable to theology will not suffice in the context of modern academia. Theology needs to test its... more...