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Comparative Religion

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  • Classical Approaches to the Study of Religionby Jacques Waardenburg; Russell T. McCutcheon

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 45.99

    Jacques Waardenburg’s Classical Approaches to the Study of Religion , first published in 1973 and updated in 1999, was groundbreaking in establishing religious studies as an independent academic field. The volume consists of two parts. The first is Waardenburg’s magisterial essay tracing the rise and development of the academic study of religion... more...

  • Terror in the Mind of God, Fourth Editionby Mark Juergensmeyer

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Why would anybody believe that God could sanction terrorism? Why has the rediscovery of religion’s power in recent years manifested in such a bloody way? What, if anything, can be done about it?   Terror in the Mind of God , now in its fourth edition, answers these questions and more. Thoroughly revised and expanded, the book analyzes in detail terrorism... more...

  • Judaism and Islamby Stephen Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 275.00

    This volume on Judaism and Islam in The Library of Essays on Sexuality and Religion series overviews perceptions of human sexuality through two major monotheistic faiths, namely Judaism and Islam. Part 1 presents previously published articles on Judaism and sexuality from a historical perspective, in particular, through the writings of the Tanakh and... more...

  • Nations Before Nationalismby John A. Armstrong

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    In search of an explanation of how a sense of ethnic identity evolves to create the concept of nation, Armstrong analyzes Islamic and Christian cultures from antiquity to the nineteenth century. He explores the effects of institutions--the city, imperial polity, bureaucratic imperatives of centralization, and language divisions--on the development... more...

  • Sacrifice in Judaism, Christianity, and Islamby David L. Weddle

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 30.00

    An examination of the practice and philosophy of sacrifice in three religious traditions   In the book of Genesis, God tests the faith of the Hebrew patriarch Abraham by demanding that he sacrifice the life of his beloved son, Isaac. Bound by common admiration for Abraham, the religious traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam also promote... more...

  • Women and Asian Religionsby Zayn Kassam

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 48.00

    Religion has often been perceived as the source of constriction for women's roles in society. This volume explores how modern women across Asia are mobilizing their faith traditions to address existential issues encountered in both the public and private realms, relating to economics, public participation, politics, and culture. As such, it is revealed... more...

  • World Religions in Practiceby Paul Gwynne

    Wiley 2017; US$ 41.50 US$ 37.35

    A new and expanded edition of a highly successful textbook on world religions with a comparative approach which explores how six major religions are lived and expressed through their customs, rituals and everyday practices. A new edition of this major textbook, exploring the world's great religions through their customs, rituals and everyday practices... more...

  • Sacred Languages of the Worldby Brian P. Bennett

    Wiley 2017; US$ 37.95 US$ 34.16

    A fascinating comparative account of sacred languages and their role in and beyond religion —written for a broad, interdisciplinary audience Sacred languages have been used for foundational texts, liturgy, and ritual for millennia, and many have remained virtually unchanged through the centuries. While the vital relationship between language... more...

  • What Do The Religions Say About Each Other?by William Stoddart

    Sophia Perennis 2008; US$ 10.99

    As a result of Islamic terrorism many people—including some in high places—have quickly come to the conclusion that Islam is a religion of violence and, as such, is the sworn enemy of Christianity and the Western way of life. This may be understandable, but the matter is not quite so simple. This book provides the necessary historical background to... more...

  • Segredos escondidos do mundo Judaico agora revelados: (O que os Cristãos não sabem sobre os Judeus)by Bernard Levine; Adelaide Franco Nikolic

    Babelcube Inc. 2016; US$ 3.00

    Vocês pediram, e por demanda popular, aqui estão mais segredos da vida e dos costumes dos Judeus. O que é que os Judeus fazem nas suas casas diariamente? O que é que comem? O que é que fazem durante o Sabat? Quais são os feriados Judaicos e como é que se celebram? Tudo isto e muito mais! Será com grande prazer que vai encontrar muitas explicações à... more...