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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
'Another World is Possible' examines the many peoples who have mobilized religion and spirituality to forge identity. Some claim direct links to indigenous spiritual practices; others have appropriated externally introduced religions, modifying these with indigenous perspectives and practices. The voices of Black people from around the world are presented... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Roger Bastide developed the theory of acculturation which provides a framework for understanding contact between different cultures and beliefs. 'Bastide on Religion' offers a clear introduction to the life and work of this influential scholar. The volume focuses on Bastide's study of Afro-Brazilian religions, in particular his study of Candomble,... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
The Tao Te Ching is a classic Chinese book of wisdom, said to have been written by the Taoist sage Laozi (or Lao Tzu, the "Old Master") in the 6th century BC. It is the cornerstone text in Chinese Taoism, a philosophy, religion and way of life, and is also central to Chinese Buddhism. The Tao Te Ching has been an inspiration and guide to... more...
- The Floating Press 1922; US$ 6.99
From the author: My aim, after summarizing the sociology of the Chinese as a prerequisite to the understanding of their ideas and sentiments, and dealing as fully as possible, consistently with limitations of space (limitations which have necessitated the presentation of a very large and intricate topic in a highly compressed form), with the philosophy... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 43.00
Science and Religion assesses the impact of social, political and intellectual change upon Anglican circles, with reference to Oxford University in the decades following the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars. more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
From the ancient pantheon of gods whose edicts could only be divined using oracle bones to the later, more organized systems of Taoism and Confucianism, the history of China is deeply intertwined with its religious development. Students of ancient religion will appreciate the detailed overview of the subject offered in Herbert A. Giles' Religions... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 59.95
Science and religion are often viewed as dichotomies. But although our contemporary society is often perceived as a rationalization process, we still need broad, metaphysical beliefs outside of what can be proven empirically. Rituals and symbols remain at the core of modern life. Do our concepts of science and religion require revitalization? Can science... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 12.22
Hier lernen SchülerInnen der Sek II die wichtigsten Stellungnahmen zum Verhältnis von Naturwissenschaft und Glaube zu analysieren, einzuordnen und zu bewerten. So gelangen sie zu einem eigenen reflektiertem Standpunkt. Besonders in den USA ist der Kreationismus weit verbreitet. Die Diskussion darüber, die Evolutionstheorie aus dem Biologieunterricht... more...
- The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 57.00
In this provocative book, evolutionist and evangelical Christian Denis O. Lamoureux proposes an approach to origins that moves beyond the 'evolution-versus-creation' debate. Arguing for an intimate relationship between the "Book of God's Words" and the "Book of God's Works", he presents evolutionary creation - a... more...
- zu Klampen 2014; US$ 10.18
Fundamentalisten ? das sind immer die Anderen. Also diejenigen, die ihre Überzeugungen nicht der Diskussion, dem Zweifel aussetzen wollen und die Mitmenschen zu einer Lebensführung nach ihren Vorstellungen zwingen. Also die intoleranten, bärtigen Finsterlinge im Nahen Osten, ein paar vatikanische Hinterwäldler oder die amerikanischen Sektengurus, die... more...