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  • Religion in Americaby Timothy Beal

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 9.99

    It's hard to think of a single aspect of American culture, past or present, in which religion has not played a major role. The roles religion plays, moreover, become more bewilderingly complex and diverse every day. For all those who want--whether out of curiosity, necessity, or civic duty--a vivid picture and fuller understanding of the current... more...

  • Historia de la iglesia cristianaby Jesse Lyman Hurlbut

    Vida 2011; US$ 9.99

    Diseñado para dos públicos, este libro contiene bosquejos y referencias en los márgenes para ayudar al estudiante y al maestro, junto con una narración continua y numerosas ilustraciones para el lector general. Es ideal para utilizarlo en la Escuela Dominical, ya que al final del libro se incluyen bosquejos sugeridos y preguntas de repaso para cada... more...

  • Jesus and the Disinheritedby Howard Thurman

    Beacon Press 2012; US$ 16.00

    In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman (1900-1981) demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised. Jesus is a partner in the pain of the oppressed and the example of His life offers a solution to ending the descent into moral nihilism. Hatred... more...

  • Stories from Jonestownby Leigh Fondakowski

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    The saga of Jonestown didn?t end on the day in November 1978 when more than nine hundred Americans died in a mass murder-suicide in the Guyanese jungle. While only a handful of people present at the agricultural project survived that day in Jonestown, more than eighty members of Peoples Temple, led by Jim Jones, were elsewhere in Guyana on that day,... more...

  • Paul, Founder of Churchesby James C. Hanges

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 123.10

    The apostle Paul's understanding of his role and responsibilities in transferring the cult of Jesus Christ to new lands to found new groups devoted to this immigrant son of God is not unique. His <i>modus operandi</i> cannot be adequately explained in terms of Jewish precedents. Rather, Paul's pattern is a creative appropriation of the... more...

  • The Origin and Evolution of Religion (Routledge Revivals)by Albert Churchward

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    Churchward?s The Origin and Evolution of Religion, first published in 1924, explores the history and development of different religions worldwide, from the religious cults of magic and fetishism to contemporary religions such as Christianity and Islam. This text is ideal for students of theology. more...

  • The Sikhsby Patwant Singh

    The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.00

    Five hundred years ago, Guru Nanak founded the Sikh faith in India. The Sikhs defied the caste system; rejected the authority of Hindu priests; forbade magic and idolatry; and promoted the equality of men and women -- beliefs that incurred the wrath of both Hindus and Muslims. In the centuries that followed, three of Nanak's nine successors met violent... more...

  • Catholic Pentecostalism and the Paradoxes of Africanizationby Ludovic Lado

    BRILL 2009; US$ 130.00

    The anthropological literature on religious innovation and resistance in African Christianity has tended to focus almost exclusively on what have come to be known as African Independent Churches. This book explores the dialectics between 'Pentecostalization' and 'Africanization' within contemporary African Catholicism. more...

  • Greek Sacred Law (2nd Edition with a Postscript)by Eran Lupu

    BRILL 2009; US$ 226.00

    This volume consists of a general introduction to Greek sacred law and a collection of inscriptions from mainland Greece, the colonies, and the islands (except Cos) published since the late 1960s. more...

  • The Great Transformationby Karen Armstrong

    Knopf Canada 2009; US$ 22.00

    From one of the world?s leading writers on religion and the highly acclaimed author of the bestselling A History of God , The Battle for God and The Spiral Staircase , comes a major new work: a chronicle of one of the most important intellectual revolutions in world history and its relevance to our own time. In one astonishing, short period ?... more...