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- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 19.99
In The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline , Elesha J. Coffman argues that liberal Protestants used cultural capital and persuasive rhetoric to make a strong case for their own status as shepherds of the American soul, but their influence on American culture was ultimately more a social construct than a demographic reality. The... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 72.99
This unconventional cultural history explores the lifecycle of the radical historical Jesus, a construct created by the freethinkers, feminists, socialists and anarchists who used the findings of biblical criticism to mount a serious challenge to the authority of elite liberal divines during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 72.99
Peter Gottschalk offers a compelling study of how, through the British implementation of scientific taxonomy in the subcontinent, Britons and Indians identified an inherent divide between mutually antagonistic religious communities. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95
Exploring what does and what does not constitute pilgrimage, Redefining Pilgrimage draws together a wide variety of disciplines including politics, anthropology, history, religion and sociology. Leading contributors offer a broad range of case studies from a wide geographical area, exploring new ways of approaching pilgrimage beyond the classical... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 12.99
From Michael Haag, the international bestselling author of The Templars: The History & the Myth 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 potent and enigmatic figure. In the gospels she finances Jesus? mission in Galilee and is... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.99
In this bold and provocative new book, the author of In the Beginning and The Reenchantment of Nature challenges the widely held assumption that the world is becoming more secular and demonstrates why atheism cannot provide the moral and intellectual guidance essential for coping with the complexities of modern life. Atheism is one of the most... more...