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  • Ultimate Devotionby Yoav Arbel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    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$ 29.95

    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...

  • Levi-Strauss on Religionby Paul-Francois Tremlett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Levi-Strauss, the 'father of modern anthropology', is one of the most influential thinkers of the Twentieth Century. His development of 'structuralism' - the identification of patterns of human cognition and behaviour - greatly influenced Althusser, Lacan, Foucault and Derrida. -Levi-Strauss on Religion- presents one of the only examinations of the... more...

  • Pagan Portals - The Awen Aloneby Joanna van der Hoeven

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 3.99

    An Introductory Guide for the Solitary Druid more...

  • Religion im Wandelby Regina Polak; Wolfram Reiss

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 46.73

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Regina Polak ist Assoziierte Professorin am Institut für Praktische Theologie an der Kath.-Theologischen Fakultät (Universität Wien). Prof. Dr. Wolfram Reiss lehrt am Institut für Systematische Theologie und Religionswissenschaft der Universität Wien.   Reihe Religion and Transformation in Contemporary European... more...

  • Sacred Suicideby James R. Lewis; Carole M. Cusack

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The label 'Suicide Cults' has been applied to a wide variety of different alternative religions, from Jonestown to the Solar Temple to Heaven's Gate. Additionally, observers have asked if such group suicides are in any way comparable to Islamist suicide terrorism, or to historical incidents of mass suicide, such as the mass suicide of the... more...

  • Religious Narrative, Cognition and Cultureby Armin W. Geertz; Jeppe Sinding Jensen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    'Religious Narrative, Cognition and Culture' brings together some of the world's leading scholars in the fields of cognitive science and comparative religion. The essays range across diverse fields: the neurological processes and possible genetic foundations of how language emerged; the possible phylogenetic routes in the development of language and... more...

  • Medieval Philosophy of Religionby Graham Oppy; N. N. Trakakis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    The Medieval period was one of the richest eras for the philosophical study of religion. Covering the period from the 6th to the 16th century, reaching into the Renaissance, "The History of Western Philosophy of Religion 2" shows how Christian, Islamic and Jewish thinkers explicated and defended their religious faith in light of the philosophical traditions... more...

  • Rethinking Philosophy in Light of the Bibleby Brayton Polka

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book analyzes the ideas central to the philosophy of Kant, Hegel, and Kierkegaard to show that they are biblical in origin, both ontologically and historically. Polka argues that Schopenhauer has an altogether false conception of the fundamental ideas of the Bible and of Christianity, which leaves his philosophy irredeemably contradictory. more...