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- Pitchstone Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
God Bless America lifts the veil on strange and unusual religious beliefs and practices in the modern-day United States. Do Satanists really sacrifice babies? Do exorcisms involve swearing and spinning heads? Are the Amish allowed to drive cars and use computers? Taking a close look at snake handling, new age spirituality, Santeria spells, and satanic... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.99
Worldwide in its membership and increasingly being recognized as a world religion, the Baha?i Faith is enjoying rapid expansion. In this captivating book, one of the world's leading Baha?i scholars gives a brief survey of the life, the works, and the teachings of Baha'u'llah, its founder. Covering the resistance he encountered, including successive... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 119.99
Religion and Political Culture in Jefferson's Virginia examines the influential statesmen and the political struggles in revolutionary Virginia that played a decisive role in developing a distinctive American approach to religious liberty and church-state relations. This collection of innovative essays by leading scholars profiles the Christian communities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The military-industrial complex in the United States has grown exponentially in recent decades, yet the realities of war remain invisible to most Americans. The U.S has created a culture in which sacrificial rhetoric is the norm when dealing in war. This culture has been enabled because popular American Christian understandings of redemption rely so... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
The female body has been an object of oppression and control throughout history. 'Gender and Apocalyptic Desire' exposes the often-hidden links between the struggles of women and the conflict of good versus evil. The essays examine the collisions between feminist and apocalyptic thought, the ways in which apocalyptic belief functions as bodily discipline... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
New Testament and Christian origins scholarship have historically been influenced by their political and social context. 'Jesus in an Age of Terror' applies the work of critical and media theorists to contemporary Christian origins and New Testament scholarship. Part one examines the influence of the mass media on the writing of contemporary biblical... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 35.83
?While religion was expelled from the public space during Communist times and became a secret form of ?inner emigration?, it entered the empty public space again in Post-Communist times. Public interest in religious issues and the public prestige of religion have dramatically increased. The book ?Under Construction. The Role of Religion in Eastern... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 79.95
In the early nineteenth century, antebellum America witnessed a Second Great Awakening led by evangelical Protestants who gathered in revivals and contributed to the blossoming of social movements throughout the country. Preachers and reformers promoted a Christian lifestyle, and evangelical fervor overtook entire communities. One such community in... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 210.00
Der Gebrauch der Alphabetschrift verbindet die jüdische, christliche und muslimische Kultur des Mittelalters. Zwischen den Religionen dieser Kulturen gab es seit jeher intensive Wechselbeziehungen, u. a. durch Übersetzungen bedeutender (heiliger) Texte. Solche Kulturübertragungen bedeuteten immer auch Konflikte des Übersetzens, indem... more...