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  • Sustain Me with Raisin-Cakesby Rachel A. Anisfeld

    BRILL 2009; US$ 136.00

    Through close textual analysis as well as a study of historical and literary context, this book shows how the amoraic midrashic collection Pesikta deRav Kahana developed a fresh homiletical language in an age of religious outreach and persuasion. more...

  • Pentecostal Churches in Transitionby Shane Clifton

    BRILL 2009; US$ 136.00

    This book develops an ecclesiological method used to describe and analyse the transitions in culture and structure of Australian Pentecostal churches during the course of the twentieth century. These changes provide a case study of global developments in Pentecostalism more...

  • Modern Satanismby Chris Mathews

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 70.00

    Mathews offers a history and analysis of modern Satanism and its many derivations. more...

  • The Evangelicals: A Historical, Thematic, and Biographical Guideby Robert Krapohl; Charles H. Lippy

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 111.00

    The different facets of American religious life are more thoroughly understood with an awareness of the Evangelical heritage that intersects the different denominational boundaries. Since Evangelicalism is not confined to one religious denomination or group, it has associations with a number of American religious movements such as Fundamentalism, Pentecostalism,... more...

  • The Power of Religious Publicsby William H. Swatos; James K. Wellman

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 155.00

    Currently, public religion is in a time of flux and the notion of the common good—once associated with the Protestant voice in America—is openly contested by new religious coalitions seeking to communicate their version of the truth and plant their stake in the public domain. This edited volume reflects on the changing tone and form of the... more...

  • Holy Fireby Victoria Clark

    M P Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99

    "Holy Fire invades the church, a fast-breeding light transfiguring faces, transforming the dark stone space. I hear gasps and cheers and sobs and tears. The emotion is overwhelming, the heat suffocating ...". Every Easter the ?miracle? of the 'Holy Fire' is enacted in front of hundreds of the faithful in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Judaismby Rabbi Benjamin Blech

    Alpha Books 1999; US$ 13.99

    You're no idiot, of course. You know that in the Jewish religion Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement and that Saturday, known as the Sabbath, is the day of rest. But when it comes to understanding Jewish traditions, rituals, prayers, and holidays, you feel like you're parting and crossing the Red Sea without God's help. Don't put your life preserver... more...

  • God's Lunaticsby Michael Largo

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Original Sinby Alan Jacobs

    Hyperion 2009; US$ 9.99

    Essayist and biographer Alan Jacobs introduces us to the world of original sin, which he describes as not only a profound idea but a necessary one. As G. K. Chesterton explains, "Only with original sin can we at once pity the beggar and distrust the king." Do we arrive in this world predisposed to evil? St. Augustine passionately argued that... more...

  • The Earliest History of the Christian Gatheringby Valeriy A. Alikin

    BRILL 2010; US$ 169.00

    Using recent insights into the nature of early Christian communities as religious associations, this book offers a new reconstruction of the origins and development of the weekly Christian gathering and its constitutive elements; based on an analysis of all available evidence from the first three centuries. more...