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- AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 38.99
Religion Across Borders examines both personal and organizational networks that exist between members in U.S. immigrant religious communities and individuals and religious institutions left behind. Building upon Religion and the New Immigrants (2000)_their previous study of immigrant religious communities in Houston_sociologists Ebaugh and Chafetz... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 22.95
ˇ ?Fascinating, resourceful, and thoughtful from beginning to end.? ? David Morgan, Duke University ˇ ?Deftness and discerning insight.? ? Leigh Eric Schmidt, Washington University in St. Louis ?Brilliantly researched and intellectually nuanced? In sum: a pleasure to read and to ponder.? ? Sally M. Promey, Yale University]]> more...
- 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...
- Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 29.95
As we enter the 21st century, it becomes increasingly difficult to envisage a world detached from religion or an anthropology blind to its study. Yet, how people become religious is still poorly studied. This volume gathers some of the most distinguished scholars in the field to offer a new perspective for the study of religion, one that examines... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 54.99
Religion and Spirituality in America: The Ultimate Teen Guide provides an introduction to some of the diverse religious practices, traditions, and expressions in the United States and focuses on how teenagers view their particular religious faith?or lack of it?what they believe, what conflicts they encounter, and how they relate to others whose religions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Although the religions of the Caribbean have been a subject of popular media, there have been few ethnographic publications. This text is a much-needed and long overdue addition to Caribbean studies and the exploration of ideas, beliefs, and religious practices of Caribbean folk in diaspora and at home. Drawing upon ethnographic and historical research... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 67.99
From marriage equality, to gun control, to immigration reform and the threat of war, religion plays a fascinating and crucial part in our nation's political process and in our culture at large. Now in its seventh edition, Religion and Politics in the United States includes analyses of the nation's most pressing political matters regarding religious... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
There is a complex relationship between religiosity and secularism in the American experience. America is notable both for its strict institutional separation of church and state, and for the strong role that religion has played in its major social movements and ongoing political life.?This book seeks to illuminate for readers the dynamics underlying... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Based on personal experience as a participant and observer over nearly a decade, Hale explores the unique spiritual beliefs of this Afro-Brazilian religion that originated in Rio de Janeiro in the early twentieth century. more...