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- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Though the U.S. Constitution guarantees the free exercise of religion, it does not specify what counts as a religion. From its founding in the 1830s, Mormonism, a homegrown American faith, drew thousands of converts but far more critics. In "A Peculiar People" , J. Spencer Fluhman offers a comprehensive history of anti-Mormon thought and the associated... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
While Ayatollah Khomeini is considered the face of the Islamic Revolution of Iran in 1979, 'Ali Shari'ati is considered a much greater influence on shaping the revolutionary consciousness. Acceptable to both modernists as well as Islamists, Shari'ati's radicalism inspired much of the resistance in urban Iran in the closing years of the Shah. This... more...
- Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2015; US$ 15.99
A charming and heartwarming true story for anyone who has ever longed for a place to belong. “Anne of Green Gables,” My Daughter, and Me is a witty romp through the classic novel; a visit to the magical shores of Prince Edward Island; and a poignant personal tale of love, faith, and loss. And it all started with a simple question: “What’s... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1979; Not Available
Marprelate, Milton, Marvell, and Swift are among the best prose satirists in a remarkably rich literary era. Focusing on these key figures, ‘ Betwixt Jest and Earnest ’ examines the theory and practice of religious prose in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95
Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a united Nile Valley, recent political developments in Egypt have underscored the precarious legal status of Sudanese... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 106.10
Die mediävistische Reihe möchte zur Erforschung der Literatur-, Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte des deutschen Südwestens anregen. Methodisch gilt es, von den Handschriften ausgehend den Blick auf die sozialen Formationen zu lenken, in denen Literatur und Kunst produziert, kopiert und rezipiert wurden. Im Mittelpunkt steht der alemannische... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
'Cult Wars' in Historical Perspective provides a broad characterization of the shifting religious contours over the past several decades. Offering an assessment of several important topics in the study of new religions, this book explores developments in well-known groups such as the Unification movement, The Family International (Children of God),... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 159.99
A revisionist assessment of the Oxford Movement. James Pereiro's rediscovery of a so far neglected concept fundamental to Tractarian thinking provides a deeper understanding of Tractarian intellectual developments and the historical events surrounding the Movement. more...