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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...
- Free Press 2001; US$ 25.00
The new millennium dawned quietly, defying modern-day prophets of apocalypse. Yet for countless believers around the globe - Christians, Jews and Muslims -- anticipation that the world is about to end burns more intensely than ever. God's kingdom is near, they believe, and the key to salvation is Jerusalem's Temple Mount, -- the most sacred and contested... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
Radical Orthodoxy is a new wave of theological thinking that aims to reclaim the world by situating its concerns and activities within a theological framework, re-injecting modernity with theology. This collection of papers is essential reading for anyone eager to understand religion, theology, and philosophy in a completely new light. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Daniel Bell assesses the impact of Christian resistance to capitalism in Latin America, and the implications of theological debates that have emerged from this. He uses postmodern critical theory to investigate capitalism, its effect upon human desire and the Church's response to it, in a thorough account of the rise, failure and future prospects of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
This book explores the relationships between fundamentalist religious belief, political extremism and outbreaks of religiously inspired violence. Is the post-Cold War world increasingly violent and is this violence the result of strident religious understandings of how societies should be organized? more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 17.00
Suicide terrorism is rising around the world, but there is great confusion as to why. In this paradigm-shifting analysis, University of Chicago political scientist Robert Pape has collected groundbreaking evidence to explain the strategic, social, and individual factors responsible for this growing threat. One of the world?s foremost authorities on... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2005; US$ 15.99
Chapter 1: GNOSTIC SPIRITUALITY AND LITERALIST RELIGION The letter kills but the spirit brings to life. ?Paul, Letter to the Ephesians Wake up! Rouse yourself from the collective coma you mistake for ?real life?. See through the illusion of separateness and recognize that we are all essentially one. Although we appear to be isolated individuals,... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 239.95
This Companion provides a definitive collection of essays on postmodern theology, drawing on the work of those individuals who have made a distinctive contribution to the field, and whose work will be significant for the theologies written in the new millennium. The definitive collection of essays on postmodern theology, drawing on the... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 15.00
The radical religious right has put the wrong issues at the top of the moral agenda for America, says Bob Edgar, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches USA and a former six-term congressman. The moral issues that really matter to America's faithful majority -- to "Middle Church" -- says Edgar, are peace, poverty, and planet Earth.... more...