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  • Interfaith Encounters in Americaby Kate McCarthy

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    From its most cosmopolitan urban centers to the rural Midwest, the United States is experiencing a rising tide of religious interest. While terrorist attacks keep Americans fixed on an abhorrent vision of militant Islam, popular films such as The Passion of the Christ and The Da Vinci Code make blockbuster material of the origins of Christianity.... more...

  • The Holy Pibyby Robert Athlyi Rogers

    The Floating Press 1928; US$ 4.99

    In the 1920s, Robert Athlyi Rogers founded the Afro-Athlican Constructive Gaathly religion in the West Indies. He wrote The Holy Piby as a guiding text, seeing Ethiopians - in the classical meaning of all Africans - as God's chosen people, and he preached self-determination and self-reliance. The Holy Piby is a major source of influence to the... more...

  • God's Democracyby Emilio Gentile

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 49.95

    Considers how the Bush presidency has affected religion in political life. more...

  • Spiritual Weaponsby T. Jeremy Gunn

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    While some may argue that religion has & continues to influence U.S. foreign policy, others would argue that foreign policy has significantly influenced an American National Religion after 1947. Here, Gunn shows that in the wake of World War II, Americans quickly returned to their traditional peacetime suspicion of the military & engaged in disputes... more...

  • Religion zwischen Zivilgesellschaft und politischem Systemby Antonius Liedhegener; Ines-Jacqueline Werkner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 36.95

    Das Verhältnis von Religion und Zivilgesellschaft ist komplex und ambivalent. Einerseits kann es keineswegs als ausgemacht gelten, dass Religion ein Teil der Zivilgesellschaft ist: Nicht jede Religion oder religiöse Gemeinschaft versteht oder verhält sich als zivilgesellschaftlicher Akteur und nicht alle Staaten weisen gleichermaßen jenen Bereich freiwilliger... more...

  • Prophets and Protonsby Benjamin E. Zeller

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 27.00

    By the twentieth century, science had become so important that religious traditions had to respond to it. Emerging religions, still led by a living founder to guide them, responded with a clarity and focus that illuminates other larger, more established religions? understandings of science. The Hare Krishnas, the Unification Church, and Heaven?s Gate... more...

  • Faith, Morality, and Civil Societyby Peter Augustine Lawler; Dale McConkey

    Lexington Books 2003; US$ 39.99

    Editors Dale McConkey and Peter Augustine Lawler explore the contributions that religious faith and morality can make to a civil society. more...

  • Hijacking Americaby Susan George

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    George Bush leaves the White House in January 2009 and the United States goes back to "normal", right? Wrong, argues Susan George in this fascinating, thorough and often chilling account of the decades-long transformation of American society and political culture. Using the four "Ms" - money, media, marketing, management--but above all with a keen... more...

  • Contemporary American Religionby Penny Edgell

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 43.99

    Contemporary American Religion collects qualitative, on-the-ground studies of local congregations by up-and-coming religious scholars. Ethnography combined with more traditional sociological methods, help make sense of complex religious communities?from Messianic Jews to evangelical feminists, from Gospel Hour at a gay bar to exurban megachurches.... more...

  • Piety, Politics, and Pluralismby Mary C. Segers; George E. Garvey; Bette Novitt Evans; Ted G. Jelen; Clyde Wilcox; Rachel Goldberg; Elizabeth A. Hull; Mark Rozell; Molly W. Andolina

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 38.99

    Piety, Politics, and Pluralism skillfully confronts the question: Is liberal democracy hostile to religion or is it compatible with the rights of believers? Prominent scholars analyze the controversy about religious freedom by examining two areas at the intersection of religion and politics in contemporary American society: the Supreme Court's 1990... more...