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  • Sikhism - Simple Guidesby Sewa Singh Kalsi

    Kuperard 2008; US$ 9.99

    THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU? to appreciate one of the historic religions of the Indian subcontinent? to understand what it means to be a Sikh, especially the guru?disciple relationship? to recognize the key festivals of the Sikh year and the different aspects of Sikh worship and practice? to avoid faux pas in conversation, in travelling and in personal... more...

  • Shinto - Simple Guidesby Ian Reader

    Kuperard 2008; US$ 9.99

    THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU? to appreciate the significance of Japan?s own religion in everyday life? to recognize the key traditions and festivals (matsuri) of the Shinto year? to understand what you will see at Shinto shrines and in Shinto rituals? to gain insights into the controversies surrounding Shinto, politics and nationalismACCESS THE WORLD?S... more...

  • Unitarianism in the Antebellum Southby John Allen Macaulay

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 24.95

    John Macaulay's model study of Unitarianism in the antebellum south reestablishes the denomination's position as an influential religious movement in the early history of the region. By looking at benevolent societies, lay meetings, professional and civic activity, ecumenical interchange, intellectual forums, business partnerships, literary correspondence,... more...

  • Dictionary of Basilian Biographyby P. Wallace Platt

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 149.00

    The dictionary presents the personal background, education, and various appointments as well as the character, talents, and bibliography of each member, while defining the contribution of each in the educational or pastoral work of the Basilian Fathers. more...

  • The Zoroastrian Flameby Alan Williams; Sarah Stewart

    I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 40.00

    Zoroastrianism has always commanded interest way beyond the circles of its actual adherents. Its unbroken history, remarkable texts and distinctive beliefs span three millennia, making it one of the world?s most venerable faiths. For many centuries, from the birth of the religion late in the second millennium BC to its influence on the Achaemenids... more...

  • Mi'kmaq Landscapesby Anne-Christine Hornborg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book seeks to explore historical changes in the lifeworld of the Mi'kmaq Indians of Eastern Canada. The Mi'kmaq culture hero Kluskap serves as a key persona in discussing issues such as traditions, changing conceptions of land, and human-environmental relations. In order not to depict Mi'kmaq culture as timeless, two important periods in its history... more...

  • Our Churchby Roger Scruton

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    For most people in England today, the church is simply the empty building at the end of the road, visited for the first time, if at all, when dead. It offers its sacraments to a population that lives without rites of passage, and which regards the National Health Service rather than the National Church as its true spiritual guardian. In Our Church... more...

  • The Second Disestablishmentby Steven Green

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 30.99 US$ 26.65

    Study of the American relationship between church and state tends to focus either on the founding period or the modern era. Steven Green argues that a crucial development occurred during the 19th century: a "second disestablishment." By the early 1800s, formal, political disestablishment had occurred nationally and among the states. Yet America remained... more...

  • The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainlineby Elesha J. Coffman

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    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...

  • Medical Saintsby Jacalyn Duffin

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 21.99 US$ 18.91

    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...