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- Butzon & Bercker 2014; US$ 10.39
Hauptbeschreibung Dass sich mit Jorge Mario Bergoglio ein Papst erstmals den Namen Franziskus gab, hat bis heute viele Mutmaßungen ausgelöst. Wird es nun eine "dienende und arme Kirche an der Seite der Armen" geben? Wer wäre berufener, Fragen wie dieser nachzugehen, als Leonardo Boff! Er kennt den Papst schon lange persönlich und ist als ehemaliger... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99
Papal Paralysis is the first book to show how conservative clerics defended their position on the grounds that contraceptives were intrinsically evil, while critics within and outside the church called for accommodations in order to save lives. This book highlights the intransigent Papal teaching on contraceptives which led to the deaths of thousands.... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 94.99
Religion and Regimes: Support, Separation, and Opposition emphasizes the changing political role of religion in various nations of the world. The approach is based on market models of religion, and connects the style of religious politics in a given nation to the nature of competition among dominant religious traditions and their alternatives.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
The rising importance of community organizing in the US and more recently in Britain has coincided with the developing significance of social movements and identity politics, debates about citizenship, social capital, civil society, and religion in the public sphere. At a time when participation in formal political process and membership of faith... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 54.99
The pseudo-Clementine writings are one of the most intriguing and valuable sources for early Jewish Christianity. They offer a second- or third-century polemic against the form of Christianity that eventually won out, the Gentile-majority, law-free Christianity that took Paul as its champion. Carlson's interest here is in the highly unusual theory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
Exploring a dimension of Taiwanese poltics that has received little attention, this book gives a detailed survey of three of the most important Buddhist organizations in Taiwan: the Buddhist Association of the Republic of China, the Buddha Light Mountain monastic order, and the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Association. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 30.99
A bold and provocative interpretation of one of the most religiously vibrant places in America?a state penitentiary Baraka, Al, Teddy, and Sayyid?four black men from South Philadelphia, two Christian and two Muslim?are serving life sentences at Pennsylvania?s maximum-security Graterford Prison. All of them work in Graterford?s chapel, a place... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Looking at the everyday interaction of religion and media in our cultural lives, Hoover?s new book is a fascinating assessment of the state of modern religion. Recent years have produced a marked turn away from institutionalized religions towards more autonomous, individual forms of the search for spiritual meaning. Film, television, the music... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 28.99
In addition to his work as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, and consultant, for the last sixteen years August Turak worked alongside the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey, watching firsthand as they undertook new enterprises and sustained an incredibly successful business practice. Service and selflessness are at the heart of this 1,500-year-old... more...