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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 14.99
As both a clinical psychologist and an authority on comparative religion, James W. Jones is uniquely qualified to address the increasingly urgent issue of religious terrorism. Research on the psychology of violence shows that several factors work to make ordinary people turn "evil." Authoritarian religion or "fundamentalism," Jones shows, is a particularly... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2012; US$ 15.00
A clash of cultures has beset the world: George W. Bush has declared the War on Terror, and the Fines, a Jewish family with a dog named Lenin, have taken in a Muslim homestay student. Despite the Fines' liberalist ideology and their best intentions to show their guest how the world can be a better place, Ben begins to fear that terror may lurk... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 40.99
Resistance and Theological Ethics collects the edited and updated essays that emerged from the meeting of the Theological Educators for Presbyterian Social Witness in Geneva, Switzerland and southern France in 1999. These writings from educators and ethicists combine to sound a clarion call for the church to stand in resistance to social, economic... more...
- Sheed & Ward 2004; US$ 29.99
In global security today, religion is not only part of the problem but also part of the solution. This book explores positive nexus points between religion and security, paying particular attention to the resources within the Abrahamic faith traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam that foster sustainable peace. more...
- Sheed & Ward 2005; US$ 20.99
In recent American politics, the term OmoralityO has come to be used in a way almost entirely restricted to private family and sexual issues, leaving aside responsibility for immensely consequential decisions about initiating wars, oppressive policies, regressive tax structures, and disregard of the United Nations and international law. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Five historic ministersfive formative career pathswhich path are you on? According to Daniel Levinson?s developmental theory, each person?s professional career path forms at the same time in their life, in their 20s and 30s. Young Clergy: A Biographical and Developmental Study applies Levinson?s study to ministerial practice, mapping the career patterns... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 69.99
Mystical Science and Practical Religion uniquely examines the religious discourse of Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh applied science professionals and students. While they each view their respective religions as the ?most scientific,? their work reshapes how they practice and conceptualize their faith. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 49.99
In Reasoning with God renowned Islamic scholar Khaled Abou El Fadl explores the role of Shari?ah in today?s world, for both Muslims and non-Muslims. After a prologue that explains Shari?ah in depth, Abou El Fadl wrestles with the moral trajectory of contemporary Islam and highlights the way Shari?ah can revitalize and reengage Islam today.... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 7.29
This topic divides people - and it will divide readers of this book too. Many Muslims worldwide either support or adopt religious veiling, and those who argue against it are often criticised, or worse. But, according to Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, the veil throws up a number of concerns, from questions of health and freedom of choice to issues of gender... more...