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- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This book tackles the core problem of how painful historical memories between diverse religious communities continue to impact, even poison, present-day relations. Its operative notion is healing of memory, paving the way to hope. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
This book explores the notion of interreligious friendship as a resource for advancing interfaith relations. Robust theories of interreligious friendship are developed for each of the six participating faith traditions, supported by representative case studies. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
Kierkegaardian Reflections of the Problem of Pluralism draws on Kierkegaard?s existentialist understanding of faith in order to defend religious pluralism, which says that different religions provide different paths to the same truth. In addition to addressing several specific objections to this position, Fehir also engages in interreligious dialogue... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; Not Available
Die Beiträge dieses Bandes, verfasst von namhaften Fachvertretern aus Theologie, Religionswissenschaft, Ethnologie und Politikwissenschaft, beteiligen sich am aktuellen, an Marcel Mauss anknüpfenden gabetheoretischen Diskurs und nehmen Bedeutung und Funktion von Gaben in unterschiedlichen Religionen und Kulturen in den Blick. Angesichts der Vielfalt... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 39.95
New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements is the most extensive study to date of modern American alternative spiritual currents. Hugh B. Urban covers a range of emerging religions from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, including the Nation of Islam, Mormonism, Scientology, ISKCON, Wicca, the Church of Satan, Peoples Temple, and the... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 95.00
Christian communities flourished during late antiquity in a Zoroastrian political system, known as the Iranian Empire, that integrated culturally and geographically disparate territories from Arabia to Afghanistan into its institutions and networks. Whereas previous studies have regarded Christians as marginal, insular, and often persecuted participants... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99
The Oxford Handbook of the Abrahamic Religions includes authoritative yet accessible studies on a wide variety of topics dealing comparatively with Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, as well as with the interactions between the adherents of these religions throughout history. The comparative study of the Abrahamic Religions has been undertaken for many... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 189.00
Despite constituting a fairly small proportion of the U.S. population?roughly 5 percent?Asian Americans are a widely diverse group with equally heterogeneous religious beliefs and traditions. This encyclopedia provides a single source for authoritative information on the Asian American and Pacific Islander religious experience, addressing South Asian... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 49.99
Is suicide wrong, profoundly morally wrong? Almost always wrong, but excusable in a few cases? Sometimes morally permissible? Imprudent, but not wrong? Is it sick, a matter of mental illness? Is it a private matter or a largely social one? Could it sometimes be right, or a "noble duty," or even a fundamental human right? Whether it is called... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
This volume contributes towards to developments in the study of religion that illuminate the plural nature of religious change in modern Britain. It makes a critical intervention in British studies of religion by bringing the analytical insights of material culture, to bear on religion in the British World. more...