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  • Religion and Diversity in Canadaby Lori G. Beaman; Peter Beyer

    BRILL 2008; US$ 123.00

    Multiculturalism, diversity and globalization have become important conceptual identity markers in Canadian society. This book explores the intersections of diversity, foregrounding religion as the primary focus of analysis. It elucidates the Canadian case while also having relevance for understanding this critical issue globally. more...

  • Sacred Mattersby Gary Laderman

    New Press, The 2009; US$ 17.95

    Widely praised in hardcover as a fascinating and important addition to religious and cultural studies, Sacred Matters reveals the remarkable ways that religious practices permeate American cultural life. In a country where references to God are as normal as proclaiming love of country, support for the military, or security for the nation?s children,... more...

  • Religion and Politics in Americaby Robert Booth Fowler; Allen D. Hertzke; Laura R. Olson; Kevin R. Den Dulk

    Westview Press 2010; US$ 42.00

    A lively and accessible exploration of the historical, cultural, and legal contexts that underlie religious political engagement in the United States more...

  • Sects, Cults, and Spiritual Communitiesby Marc Petrowsky; William W. Zellner

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 31.95

    American society is culturally diverse with a variety of religious denominations, sects, cults, and self-help groups vying for members. This volume analyzes nine of these groups, chosen both for their intrinsic interest and because they illustrate a variety of sociological concepts. The groups included in this study are: Heaven's Gate, Jesus People... more...

  • The New Religious Movements Experience in Americaby Eugene V. Gallagher

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00

    Wherever and whenever they appear, new religious movements always produce conflict. Even as they attract members who enthusiastically embrace their innovative teachings, new religions often provoke strongly negative reactions—often because they challenge established notions of proper religious action, belief, and morality. Opponents of new religious... more...

  • Religious Diversity and Social Changeby Kevin J. Christiano

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 50.00

    This book examines specific ways in which cultural changes affected the structure of the religious establishment. more...

  • Pathology and Identityby Roland Littlewood

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 62.00

    A 1993 anthropological study of the Earth People, a new Caribbean religion led by Mother Earth. more...

  • Canada's Religionsby Robert Choquette

    University of Ottawa Press 2004; US$ 34.99

    With nine out of ten Canadians claiming a religious affiliation of some kind - Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, Aboriginal, or one of dozens of other religions - faith has huge impact on our personal and social lives. In this book, Robert Choquette offers a comprehensive history of religion in Canada and examines the ongoing... more...

  • Afro-Eccentricityby William David Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Afro-Eccentricity explores three overlapping stories of Black Religion: the soul, the black church, and ancestor narratives. Hart contends that these narratives dominate most accounts of Black Religion that, collectively, he calls the "Standard Narrative of Black Religion." more...

  • Santeriaby Joseph M. Murphy

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 20.00

    Santerķa represents the first in-depth, scholarly account of a profound way of wisdom that is growing in importance in America today. A professional academic and himself a participant in the Santerķa   community of the Bronx for several years, Joseph Murphy offers a powerful description and insightful analysis of this African/Cuban religion. He traces... more...