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  • Creole Religions of the Caribbeanby Margarite Fernandez Olmos; Joseph M. Murphy; Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00

    Creolization—the coming together of diverse beliefs and practices to form new beliefs and practices—is one of the most significant phenomena in Caribbean religious history. Brought together in the crucible of the sugar plantation, Caribbean peoples drew on the variants of Christianity brought by European colonizers, as well as on African... more...

  • Cultsby James R. Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    Cults examines the history and current status of cults across the United States, Europe, and East Asia. Focusing on the principal controversial religions and movements that have attracted major media attention, the book also includes profiles of hundreds of minority religions, from Jesus People and Rastafarians to voodoo practitioners and the human-cloning... more...

  • Developing the Deadby Diana Espírito Santo

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    Despite its powerful influence on Cuban culture, Espiritismo has often been overlooked by scholars. Developing the Dead is the first in-depth exploration of contemporary Espiritismo in Cuba. Based on extensive fieldwork among religious practitioners and their clients in Havana, this book makes the surprising claim that Spiritist practices are fundamentally... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Religion in American Politicsby Jeffrey Schultz; John West; Iain Maclean

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 87.00

    Today, such issues as abortion, capital punishment, sex education, racism, prayer in public schools, and family values keep religion and politics closely entwined in American public life. This encyclopedia is an A-to-Z listing of a broad range of topics related to religious issues and politics, ranging from the religious freedom sought by the Pilgrims... more...

  • Erinnerung an Jesusby Ulrich Busse; Michael Reichardt; Michael Theobald

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 50.07

    Diese Band verfolgt nicht das Ziel, hinter den Evangelien den historischen Jesus ausfindig zu machen. Vielmehr möchte er in der Kontinuität und Diskontinuität der Überlieferungen die Mehrstimmigkeit neutestamentlicher Erinnerungen an Jesus hörbar machen. Es werden ganz unterschiedliche Facetten seines Wirkens beleuchtet: Jesus im frühjüdischen Kontext,... more...

  • Exploring the Spirit of Maineby Karen Batignani

    Down East Books 2005; US$ 9.99

    Exploring the Spirit of Maine is a unique travel guide and reference book for those seeking either traditional or non-traditional options for spiritual and/or inner development. Author Karen Batignani reveals Maine's rich and varied religious history along with contemporary spiritual offerings: an ashram in Industry, a yoga retreat in Island Falls,... more...

  • The Faith Factorby John C. Green

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    Examines the role of faith and religion in American elections, including most recently the 2004 election more...

  • God, Church, etc.by Jane Maycock

    SPCK 2013; US$ 11.65

    Ever wondered what a mitre is, why ministers wear dog collars or how we came to eat pancakes on Shrove Tuesday? If so, dip into God, Church, etc. You'll find lots of short, pithy entries (with highlighted cross references), giving instant information on everything from church furniture to theological ideas to social networking. more...

  • God and Warby Raymond Jr. Haberski

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

     Raymond Haberski argues that since 1945 the common moral assumptions expressed in an American civil religion have become increasingly defined by the nation's experience with war. God and War traces how three great postwar "trials"--the Cold War, the Vietnam War, and the War on Terror--have revealed the promise and terror of an American... more...

  • Gods of the Mississippiby Michael Pasquier

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 22.99

    From the colonial period to the present, the Mississippi River has impacted religious communities from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. Exploring the religious landscape along the 2,530 miles of the largest river system in North America, the essays in Gods of the Mississippi make a compelling case for American religion in motion?not just from east... more...