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- I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 32.00
What is fundamentalism and what does it really amount to? How do uncompromising counter-cultural movements make ordinary people behave in extraordinary ways? Arguing that an adherence to scriptural literalism and biblical inerrancy is at root a reaction to modernism, these are among the key questions with which this timely book grapples. But it goes... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99
Je vous dévoile objectivement ce livre sacré dans ce qu'il a de plus beau mais aussi dans ce qu'il a de plus horrible car il est temps, de s?en prendre à la racine du mal et de révoquer un à un ces centaines de versets cruels que vous venez de découvrir. Dénoncer et abroger ces versets criminogènes reste l'unique voie capable d?ouvrir une ère authentique... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
American fundamentalism, for decades depicted as alienated from society, has garnered the attention of historians, whose studies have shown a more complex movement. This book, targeting the founding generation, seeks to understand their resilience, since their beginning through their adaptation to modernist culture. more...
- Random House 2017; US$ 36.65
The Islamic Enlightenment: a contradiction in terms? The Muslim world has often been accused of a failure to modernise, reform and adapt. But, from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day, Islamic society in its Middle Eastern heartlands has in fact been transformed by modern ideals and practices, including the adoption of modern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
Under the auspices of top international commentators, The Freedom to do God's Will considers the global impact of fundamentalism on religious traditions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Mormonism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam. With special reference to human rights issues, women's rights and the influence of social factors, it brings a new dimension... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 44.99
Publicly humiliated by the Scopes "monkey trial" of 1925, fundamentalism in America seemed extinct by the end of the 1920s--and then all but invisible to the mainstream until evangelists like Billy Graham gave new life to the movement in the popular revivals of the 1940s and '50s. Here, Joel A. Carpenter illuminates these hidden years in the fundamentalist... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.00
The dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman?s courageous flight to freedom with her eight children. When she was eighteen years old, Carolyn Jessop was coerced into an arranged marriage with a total stranger: a man thirty-two years her senior. Merril Jessop already had three wives.... more...
- HarperCollins 2008; US$ 11.99
In September 2007, a packed courtroom in St. George, Utah, sat hushed as Elissa Wall, the star witness against polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, gave captivating testimony of how Jeffs forced her to marry her first cousin at age fourteen. This harrowing and vivid account proved to be the most compelling evidence against Jeffs, showing the harsh... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 33.99
To Make the Earth Whole studies the art of citizen diplomacy_a process that can address clashes of religion and culture across regional lines even when traditional negotiations between governments can fail. Using a five-year experiment in Syria as the central case study, Marc Gopin outlines the way to create community across lines of enmity, the social... more...