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- 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...
- Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 71.00
Religion is today mainly present in the consciousness of people through keywords like fundamentalism, global conflict or violence. But as what is religion understood and how does it affect the society are questions that need to be examined separately. The contributions in this volume will examine the sub-questions that pose themselves in this light:... 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...
- 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...
- Quest Books 2014; US$ 24.95
We are all fundamentalists whether we acknowledge it or not. We were born into a world of myth and metaphor and have come to internalize the stories we were told as children as the literal interpretations of much greater and deeply symbolic lessons. When we fall into such patterns, according to author and psychotherapist Stephen Larsen, we lose all... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95
Why are so many individuals discouraged, at spiritual dead ends, even when they are active participants in their churches? Righteous Religion exposes the authoritarian misuse of Christian teaching that often leaves its members ignored, chastised, or belittled. This new book offers hope for anyone who has struggled with disillusionment in the face of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Five historic ministers—five formative career paths—which 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... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99
Religion and Terrorism: The Use of Violence in Abrahamic Monotheism provides theoretical analysis of the nature of religious terrorism and religious martyrdom and also delves deeply into terrorist groups and beliefs in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 10.31
Sie sind radikal, sendungsbewusst und zunehmend erfolgreich: christliche Fundamentalisten in Deutschland. Die Bibel ist für sie Lebens- und Glaubensgrundlage, andere Religionen lehnen sie ab, alle Nichtchristen wollen sie bekehren. Homosexualität gilt als Sünde, Sex vor der Ehe ist verpönt, die Evolutionstheorie stellen sie in Frage. Nach Schätzungen... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 28.99
An anonymous caller tells a detective in a small Oregon town that a woman has just bitten off a man's finger. But the man is not the victim, the caller says. The woman is. She's being held against her will by a group of faith-healing fanatics who are trying to cure her depression with violent exorcisms. The detective rescues her, but she is... more...