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  • Milieus praktisch IIby Claudia Schulz; Eberhard Hauschildt; Eike Kohler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 20.73

    Jeder Einzeltext behandelt ein Thema aus dem Bereich des helfenden Handelns im Raum Kirche / Diakonie. Im Mittelpunkt stehen Fallstudien aus den verschiedenen Praxisbereichen. Das Autorenteam hat Menschen zum Mitschreiben eingeladen, die selbst über viel Praxis oder fachliche Einsichten in die Themenbereiche verfügen. So werden Erfahrungen nutzbar... more...

  • Die Validierung der Sparkassenideeby Martin Braun

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 25.45

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Bankenlandschaft in Österreich und Deutschland ist geprägt von einer starken Konkurrenzsituation zwischen Sparkassen, Genossenschafts-, Aktien- und sonstigen Bankinstituten mit ähnlichen Angeboten, Produkten und Geschäftsfeldern. Dieses auf den ersten Blick einheitliche Bild der Kreditinstitute täuscht seinen Betrachter, da... more...

  • Prophetic Activismby Helene Slessarev-Jamir

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00

    While the links between conservative Christians and politics have been drawn strongly in recent years, coming to embody what many think of as religious activism, the profoundly religious nature of community organizing and other more left-leaning justice work has been largely overlooked. Prophetic Activism is the first broad comparative examination... more...

  • Becoming Rastaby Charles Price

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00

    So much has been written about the Rastafari, yet we know so little about why and how people join the Rastafari movement. Although popular understandings evoke images of dreadlocks, reggae, and marijuana, Rastafarians were persecuted in their country, becoming a people seeking social justice. Yet new adherents continued to convert to Rastafari despite... more...

  • Prophets and Protonsby Benjamin E. Zeller

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 89.00

    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... more...

  • Contemporary American Religionby Penny Edgell

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 36.99

    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$ 32.99

    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...

  • Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Northwestby Patricia O'Connell Killen; Mark Silk

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 22.99

    When asked their religious identification, more people answer 'none' in the Pacific Northwest than in any other region of the United States. But this does not mean that the region's religious institutions are without power or that Northwesterners who do attend no place of worship are without spiritual commitments. With no dominant denomination, Evangelicals,... more...

  • Ayahuasca: Plant Teacherby Don Jose Campos; Charles Grob

    Divine Arts 2014; US$ 3.95

    Ayahuasca is an Amazonian plant mixture that is capable of inducing altered states of consciousness. Though used for centuries by the indigenous cultures of the Amazon, in recent years the use of Ayahuasca has caught on in the West and has become exceedingly trendy. After recent studies doctors and researchers suggest that Ayahuasca has the potential... more...

  • Interfaith Advocacyby Katherine E. Knutson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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...