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  • Representing Religionby Tim Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    If religion is continually in a state of flux how can the study of religion critically examine contemporary religious beliefs and values? 'Representing Religion' critically examines this "crisis of representation". The volume traces the history of religious studies, critiquing the concept that "experience" is central to understanding religion. The... more...

  • Dumont on Religionby Ivan Strenski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Louis Dumont was a prominent anthropologist and sociologist whose work - notably on Indian society - influenced the study of religion. 'Dumont on Religion' introduces Dumont's work on kinship studies, structural theory, and his views on idealism. Subjects of particular interest to students of religion are highlighted, including Dumont's concepts of... more...

  • Religion and the Secularby Timothy Fitzgerald

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Religion has dominated colonialism since the 16th century. 'Religion and the Secular' critically examines how religion has been used to subject indigenous concepts to the needs of colonial powers. Essays present the colonial relationship from the perspective of colonized cultures - including Mexico, Guatemala, Vietnam, India, Japan, South Africa... more...

  • The End That Doesby Cathy Gutierrez; Hillel Schwartz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    Millennial movements have had a significant impact on history and lie behind many artistic and scientific views of the world. 'The End that Does' tracks the interplay of the arts, sciences, and millennial imagination across 3000 years. The volume presents essays ranging across the study of ancient ritualistic sacrifice, utopian technology and the American... more...

  • Philosophy and Religionby Axel Hägerström

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The present volumes makes some of Hägerström?s most important writings available to English readers. At the same time, because of Hägerström?s influence, it should contribute to an increased awareness of the nature of Swedish philosophical reflection in the twentieth century. This edition first published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor... more...

  • Religion and the Hermeneutics of Contemplationby D. Z. Phillips

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    Leading philosopher of religion D. Z. Phillips examines the conceptual assumptions of atheistic thought. more...

  • How religion worksby I. Pyysi?en

    BRILL 2003; US$ 52.00

    Modern findings in cognitive science and evolutionary psychology provide insights to the processes which make religious beliefs and behaviours efficient attractors in and across cultural settings. This text discusses how certain kinds of counter-intuitive ideas are selected for religious use. more...

  • Time & Egoby Claudiu A. Secara

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 21.95

    The first question of abstract reflection that arouses controversy is the problem of Becoming. Being persists, beings constantly change; they are born and they pass away. How can Being change and yet be eternal? more...

  • Religion, Globalization, and Cultureby Peter Beyer; Lori Beaman

    BRILL 2007; US$ 158.00

    The topic of religion and globalization is complex, susceptible to a great variety of approaches. This book combines contributions from many authors who examine a wide range of subjects ranging from overall theoretical considerations to detailed regional perspectives. No single understanding of either religion or globalization is privileged. more...

  • The Apocalypse Is Everywhere: A Popular History of America's Favorite Nightmareby Anne Rehill

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 60.00

    The Apocalypse Is Everywhere: A Popular History of America's Favorite Nightmare explores why apocalyptic thinking exists, how it has been manifested in Western culture through the ages, and how it has woven itself so thoroughly into our popular culture today. Beginning with contemporary apocalyptic expressions, the book demonstrates how surprisingly... more...