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  • The Kebra Nagastby Gerald Hausman; Ziggy Marley

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 27.99

    A sacred text to Ethiopian Christians and Jamaican Rastafarians, The Kebra Nagast tells of the relationship between King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba and their son Menyelik, who hid the Ark of the Covenant in Ethiopia. This edition of the Ethiopian text is edited by Gerald Hausman, with an introduction by Ziggy Marley. more...

  • Popvirusby Monique Aerts; Marcel van den Haak

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 28.75

    Er waart een popvirus door het land. Steeds meer sferen in de samenleving lijken gepopulariseerd te worden. Religie vindt een nieuwe weg op de videowebsite GodTube.com; debatten over islam en integratie worden voor een breed en jong publiek gebracht in televisieseries als Dunya en Desie; HEMA-posters en videoclips rukken op in kunstmusea. Soms gebeurt... more...

  • Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbeanby Keith McNeal

    UPF 2011; US$ 74.95

    The first book-length work to compare and contrast Afro- and Indo-Caribbean materials in a systematic and multidimensional manner, this volume makes fresh and innovative contributions to anthropology, religious studies, and the historiography of modernity. By giving both religious subcultures and their intersections equal attention, McNeal offers a... more...

  • Becoming Rastaby Charles Price

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    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...

  • Sustaining Faith Traditionsby Carolyn Chen; Russell Jeung

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    Over fifty years ago, Will Herberg theorized that future immigrants to the United States would no longer identify themselves through their races or ethnicities, or through the languages and cultures of their home countries. Rather, modern immigrants would base their identities on their religions. The landscape of U.S. immigration has changed dramatically... more...

  • New York Gloryby Tony Carnes; Anna Karpathakis

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 27.00

    Is New York a post-secular city? Massive immigration and cultural changes have created an increasingly complex social landscape in which religious life plays a dynamic role. Yet the magnitude of religion's impact on New York's social life has gone unacknowledged. New York Glory gathers together for the first time the best research on religion... more...

  • Asian American Religionsby Tony Carnes; Fenggang Yang

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 27.00

    Redraws old definitions of what it means to be religious and Asian American. more...

  • Whose God Rules?by Rev. Nathan C. Walker; Edwin J. Greenlee; Tony Blair

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    This book demonstrates that the United States, whether we like it or not, is a theolegal nation - a democracy that simultaneously guarantees citizens the right to free expression of belief while preventing the establishment of a state religion. more...

  • Prophetic Activismby Helene Slessarev-Jamir

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • Caribbean Religious Historyby Ennis B. Edmonds; Michelle A. Gonzalez

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    The colonial history of the Caribbean created a context in which many religions, from indigenous to African-based to Christian, intermingled with one another, creating a rich diversity of religious life. Caribbean Religious History offers the first comprehensive religious history of the region. Ennis B. Edmonds and Michelle A. Gonzalez begin their... more...