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- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
The American Gospel?literally, the good news about America?is that religion shapes our public life without controlling it. In this vivid book, New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham tells the human story of how the Founding Fathers viewed faith, and how they ultimately created a nation in which belief in God is a matter of choice. At a time... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 9.99
This book explores the challenges that Asian immigrants face when their religion--and consequently culture--is "remade in the U.S.A." Peppered with stories of individual people and how they actually live their religion, this informative book gives an overview of each religion's beliefs, a short history of immigration--and discrimination--for each group,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 17.76
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...