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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
Ananda Abeysekara contends that democracy, along with its cherished secular norms, is founded on the idea of a promise deferred to the future. Rooted in democracy's messianic promise is the belief that religious& mdash;political identity-such as Buddhist, Hindu, Sinhalese, Christian, Muslim, or Tamil& mdash;can be critiqued, neutralized, improved,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 49.99
The author has been a leader in renewing philosophical respect for the idea that moral obligation may be founded on the command of God. This is a collection of his essays, two of them previously unpublished. more...
- Karnac Books 2009; US$ 33.95
"The Future of an Illusion" reveals Freud's reflections about religion as well as his hope that in the future science will go beyond religion, and reason will replace faith in God. The discussion with an imaginary critic revealed his internal debate, mirroring the debate about this subject in the outside world. However, it also enlightens his way of... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95
Feminist theory and reflections on sexuality and gender rarely make contact with contemporary continental philosophy of religion. Where they all come together, creative and transformative thinking occurs. In Feminism, Sexuality, and the Return of Religion, internationally recognized scholars tackle complicated ... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 219.00
Having enjoyed more than a decade of lively critique and creativity, feminist philosophy of religion continues to be a vital field of inquiry. New Topics in Feminist Philosophy of Religion maintains this vitality with both women and men, from their own distinctive social and material locations, contributing critically to the rich traditions in philosophy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
No study of religious practice ancient or modern is complete without reference to the work of sociologists on religious practice. The volumes in The Sociology of Religion set of the International Library of Sociology explore the social, economic and behavioural contexts of religious activity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Because society is increasingly secular, it may seem irrelevant to consider the psychology of religion. But the diversity of our multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society in fact makes religion more important to the social sciences than it has ever been before. What are the social consequences of religion? Every day the news is full of events that can... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
Originally published in 1975, this book is a completely rewritten, revised version of Michael Argyle?s standard work, Religious Behaviour , first published in 1958. A great deal of new research had appeared since that date, which threw new light on the nature and origins of religious behaviour, beliefs and experience. more...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 5.99
There are many forms of belief - many degrees of doctrine - regarding Reincarnation, as we shall see as we proceed, but there is a fundamental and basic principle underlying all of the various shades of opinion, and divisions of the schools. This fundamental belief may be expressed as the doctrine that there is in man an immaterial Something (called... more...