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  • Ultimate Devotionby Yoav Arbel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    From the first Jewish revolt against Rome in the first century CE to contemporary Islamic fanaticism, faith in the hands of religious zealots has been a powerful and often catastrophic means of enacting radical change. 'Ultimate Devotion' examines a range of religious movements across history to reveal the striking similarities in the way they emerged,... 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$ 39.95

    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...

  • Rejoicingby Bruno Latour; Julie Rose

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    Bruno Latour’s long term project is to compare the felicity and infelicity conditions of the different values dearest to the heart of those who have ‘never been modern’. According to him, this is the only way to develop an anthropology of the Moderns. After his work on science, on technology and, more recently, on law, this book explores... more...

  • Understanding Deathby Angela Sumegi

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    A comprehensive survey of how religions understand death, dying, and the afterlife, drawing on examples from Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Shamanic perspectives.  Considers shared and differing views of death across the world’s major religions, including on the nature of death itself, the reasons for it, the identity of those... more...

  • The Importance of Religionby Gavin Flood

    Wiley 2011; US$ 33.95

    "The book has a creativity, comprehensivness, and energy not often found in contemporary Religious Studies. It has the hallmarks of a milestone statement in theorizing about the phenomenology of religion." —William E. Paden , The University of Vermont "In this erudite work, Gavin Flood develops a powerful new understanding of religion as... more...

  • Philosophy of Religion for a New Centuryby Jeremiah Hackett; Jerald Wallulis

    Springer 2004; US$ 107.80

    Philosophy of Religion for a New Century represents the work of nineteen scholars presented at a conference in honor of Eugene T. Long at the University of South Carolina, April 5-6, 2002. This volume is a good example of philosophy in dialogue; there is both respect and genuine disagreement. First, an account of our present situation in the Philosophy... 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...

  • Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religionby Michael L. Peterson; Raymond J. Vanarragon

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2003; US$ 47.95

    Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Religion features newly commissioned debates on some of the most controversial issues in the field. Is evil evidence against belief in God? Does science discredit religion? Is God’s existence the best explanation of the universe? Is morality based on God’s commands? Is eternal damnation compatible... 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...