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  • Fields of Bloodby Karen Armstrong

    Knopf Canada 2014; US$ 21.00

    From the renowned and bestselling author of A History of God , a sweeping exploration of religion's connection to violence.           For the first time in American history, religious self-identification is on the decline. Some have cited a perception that began to grow after September 11: that faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance... more...

  • Finnish Women Making Religionby Terhi Utriainen; Päivi Salmesvuori

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Finnish Women Making Religion puts forth the complex intersections that Lutheranism, the most important religious tradition in Finland, has had with other religions as well as with the larger society and politics also internationally. more...

  • Foxe's Book of Martyrsby John Foxe; John N. King

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 11.99

    Foxe's Book of Martyrs is a collection of unforgettable accounts of religious persecution. This modernized selection brings together some of the most stirring tales of the interrogation and execution of heretics burnt at the stake in the reign of Mary, with some of the original woodcut illustrations and an illuminating introduction. - ;'Be... more...

  • Generational IQby Haydn Shaw; Ginger Kolbaba

    Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2015; US$ 17.99

    Why is my daughter drifting from God? Why can’t I explain my life choices to my parents? When will my son get a real job? Within the last several decades, the world has shifted dramatically. The cracks of this fundamental shift appear everywhere: in our economy, in our cultural debates, in our political landscape, and, most important, in our... more...

  • George Fox and Early Quaker Cultureby Hilary Hinds

    Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 94.99

    What was distinctive about the founding principles and practices of Quakerism? In George Fox and Early Quaker Culture, Hilary Hinds explores how the Light Within became the organizing principle of this seventeenth-century movement, inaugurating an influential dissolution of the boundary between the human and the divine. Taking an original perspective... more...

  • Geschichte der Diakonie in Deutschlandby Georg-Hinrich Hammer

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 24.59

    Die Einrichtungen der Diakonie in Deutschland stellen fast eine Million Betten und Plätze dem Allgemeinwohl zur Verfügung. Sie dienen der Therapie, Krankenhausbehandlung, Pflege, Rehabilitation, Förderung, Beratung, Ausbildung, Erziehung und speziellen Wohnungsangeboten. Die Träger dieser Leistungen sind über 27 000 Einrichtungen und Dienste. Fast... more...

  • God and His Demonsby Michael Parenti

    Prometheus Books 2010; US$ 11.99

    A noted author and activist brings his critical acumen and rhetorical skills to bear in this polemic against the dark side of religion. Unlike some popular works by stridently outspoken atheists, this is not a blanket condemnation of all believers. Rather the author's focus is the heartless exploitation of faithful followers by those in power, as well... more...

  • God's Lunaticsby Michael Largo

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.60

    God?s Lunatics is an eyebrow-raising encyclopedia of the strange and shocking side of history?s religions, cults, and spiritual movements, by Michael Largo, the bestselling author of the Bram Stoker Award-winning Final Exits . A fascinating compendium of ?Lost Souls, False Prophets, Martyred Saints, Murderous Cults, Demonic Nuns, and Other Victims... more...

  • Grace, Reconciliation, Concordby Cilliers Breytenbach

    BRILL 2010; US$ 179.00

    How did the first Christians interpret the death of Christ? The answer lies within the earliest Christian documents, primarily within the Pauline letters. Before the users of a modern language could hope to come near an adequate description of what was expressed in these Greek texts of the first Christians, they have to deconstruct layers of later... more...

  • Graphic Satire and Religious Changeby Joke Spaans

    BRILL 2011; US$ 136.00

    Recent research in early modern print media and the early enlightenment have dramatically changed the way we look at the Dutch Republic in the later seventeenth century. For a long time, this was an underresearched area. Interdisciplinary approaches now demonstrate how a dense, varied, and for its time, technically advanced media landscape managed... more...