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- The Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
?What I propose to do in this book is to take you on a guided exploration of the Catholic world, but not in the manner of a docent, for I am not interested in showing you the artifacts of Catholicism as though they were dusty objets d?art in a museum of culture. I want to function rather as a mystagogue, conducting you ever deeper into the mystery... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 24.00
The Children's Crusade was possibly the most extraordinary event in the history of the crusades. The first modern study in English of this popular crusade sheds new light on its history and offers new perspectives on its supposedly dismal outcome. Its richly re-imagined history and mythistory is explored from the thirteenth century to present day. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00
Oliver Cromwell's readmission of the Jews to England in 1656 has traditionally been regarded as a watershed in the history of the Jews in England. As well as providing a critical account of the historiography of readmission as a definitive act of toleration, this book reinterprets Christian philosemitism of the early modern period. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 8.99
Introduction. 1. Buddhism Comes to America. 2. Buddhists Adapt and Explore. 3. Buddhism's Growth and Popularity. 4. Hindus Come to America. 5. Hindus at Home. 6. Hindu Temples. 7. The Sikh Identity. 8. Sikhs Come to America. 9. American Sikhism Evolves. Chronology. Further Reading. Index more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99
The Puritans called Baptists "the troublers of churches in all places" and hounded them out of Massachusetts Bay Colony. Four hundred years later, Baptists are the second-largest religious group in America, and their influence matches their numbers. They have built strong institutions, from megachurches to publishing houses to charities to... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 41.11
Seit den 1960er Jahren beginnt ein Transformationsprozess des Selbstverständnisses der beiden großen christlichen Konfessionen in Deutschland, der wesentlich durch die Dominanz "sozialer" Themen geprägt ist: Die praktizierte Nächstenliebe wird geradezu als Ausweis des Christlichen interpretiert. Dementsprechend bedeutete das Entstehen der sog. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 7.95
The Origins of the Shakers Shaker Theology and Religious Practice Form Follows Faith: Work as Worship Shakers as Entrepreneurs: Seeing to the World Architecture, Furniture, and Craft Decline of the Shakers Shakers Today Places to Visit Further Reading Index more...
- 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...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 151.00
Offers discoveries and insights into the Manichaean religion throughout its more than one thousand year history, ranging from glimpses into the life and thought of Mani himself, to developments in doctrine and practice in the religion's North African, Iranian, Central Asian, and Chinese settings. more...
- 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...