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  • The Dark Boxby John Cornwell

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 10.65

    Would you tell your deepest secrets to a relative stranger? And if you did, would you feel vulnerable? Cleansed? Or perhaps even worse than you did before? Confession has always performed a complex role in society, always created mixed feelings in its practitioners. As an acknowledgement of sinfulness, it can provide immense psychological relief;... more...

  • A Nation of Religionsby Stephen Prothero

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 25.99

    The United States has long been described as a nation of immigrants, but it is also a nation of religions in which Muslims and Methodists, Buddhists and Baptists live and work side by side. This book explores that nation of religions, focusing on how four recently arrived religious communities--Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs--are shaping and,... more...

  • God's New Israelby Conrad Cherry

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    The belief that America has been providentially chosen for a special destiny has deep roots in the country's past. As both a stimulus of creative American energy and a source of American self-righteousness, this notion has long served as a motivating national mythology. God's New Israel is a collection of thirty-one readings that trace the... more...

  • Understanding Celtic Religionby Katja Ritari; Alexandra Bergholm

    University of Wales Press 2015; US$ 150.00

    This volume is the first interdisciplinary collection of articles which critically reevaluates the methodological challenges of the study of ‘Celtic religion’; the authors are eminent scholars in the field of Celtic Studies representing the disciplines of theology, literary studies, history, law and archaeology, and the book represents a... more...

  • The Quest for Mary Magdaleneby Michael Haag

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 11.99

    From the international bestselling author of The Templars and The Tragedy of the Templars comes a fascinating account of one of the most mysterious and controversial figures in religious history. Mary Magdalene is a larger figure than any text, larger than the Bible or the Church; she has taken on a life of her own. She has been portrayed as... more...

  • Shapers of English Calvinism, 1660-1714by Dewey D. Jr. Wallace

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 87.99

    Dewey Wallace tells the story of several prominent English Calvinist actors and thinkers in the first generations after the beginning of the Restoration, illuminating the religious and intellectual history of the era between the Reformation and modernity. more...

  • The Ming Prince and Daoismby Richard G. Wang

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 79.99

    By illuminating the role princes played in local religion during the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Richard Wang demonstrates in The Ming Prince and Daoism that the princedom served to mediate between official religious policy and the commoners' interests. more...

  • Medical Saintsby Jacalyn Duffin

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 21.99

    This book is an exploration of illness and healing experiences in contemporary society through the veneration of saints, primarily the twin doctors Saints Cosmas and Damian. It also follows the author's personal journey from her role as a hematologist who inadvertently served as an expert witness in a miracle to her research as a historian on the origins,... more...

  • Image, Identity, and the Forming of the Augustinian Soulby Matthew Drever

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 79.99

    Image, Identity, and the Forming of the Augustinian Soul constructs an interpretation of Augustine's view of the person that acknowledges its classical context while also addressing contemporary theological and philosophical appropriations of Augustine and the issues that animate them. more...