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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.24
?Among Buddhist leaders influential in the West, Thich Nhat Hanh ranks second only to the Dalai Lama.? ?New York Times ?Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man?. His ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity.? ?Martin Luther King, Jr., nominating Thich Nhat Hanh for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. In... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43
Russian Orthodoxy Resurgent is the first book to fully explore the expansive and ill-understood role that Russia's ancient Christian faith has played in the fall of Soviet Communism and in the rise of Russian nationalism today. John and Carol Garrard tell the story of how the Orthodox Church's moral weight helped defeat the 1991 coup against Gorbachev... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 50.00
Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds, Revised Edition profiles the censorship of many such essential works of literature. The entries new to this edition include extensive coverage of the Harry Potter series, which has been frequently banned in the United States on the grounds that it promotes witchcraft, as well as entries on two popular textbook... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 11.90
Tussen Europa en de Verenigde Staten bestaan verschillen in de mate waarin godsdienst een rol speelt in het dagelijks leven, en in de publieke sfeer. Waar Europa reeds lang het toneel is van een voortschrijdende secularisering, blijft godsdienst een wezenlijk element in de Amerikaanse politiek en cultuur. Daarom vormt de VS een levendige markt van... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 193.00
Is there a controversial issue in the contemporary world that does not involve religion? Whether it's a debate over the beginning of life, or on sexuality and family life, or on the stewardship of humans over the environment, almost all of the most contentious matters that impact today's society involve people's deeply held religious beliefs. Battleground:... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 47.99
Conventional wisdom suggests that theology is necessarily unfriendly to the liberal state, but neither philosophical analysis nor empirical argument has convincingly established that conclusion. Examining the problem from a variety of perspectives, including law, philosophy, history, political theory, and religious studies, the essays in Theology and... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 13.38
Die Beiträge des vorliegenden Bandes gehen auf die Jahrestagung 2006 des Arbeitskreises ?Politik und Religion? der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politikw- senschaft zum Thema ?Religion und Demokratie? zurück. Sie fand im Juli 2006 in Kloster Banz in Kooperation mit der Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung statt. An dieser Stelle sei den Autoren ganz herzlich für ihre... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 136.00
This book examines the scholarly genre of 'geographia sacra' in early modern Europe, tracing its contours, the outlooks and concerns of its practitioners, as well as the intersections of religion and geography in an age that saw dramatic revolutions in both fields. more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2009; US$ 22.40
On 2-3 May 2008 Cyclone Nargis slammed into Myanmar, causing almost 140,000 deaths and leaving 2 million in the Ayeyawaddy delta homeless. As Myanmar's initial delay in responding to the humanitarian crisis was evident, ASEAN emerged as mediator and convenor, coordinating international and regional efforts. This led to a tripartite cooperation... more...
- Encounter Books 2011; US$ 18.99
In what we tell ourselves is an age of reason, we are behaving increasingly irrationally. An astonishing number of people subscribe to celebrity endorsed cults, Mayan armageddon prophecies, scientism, and other varieties of new age, anti-enlightenment philosophies. Millions more advance popular conspiracy theories: AIDS was created in a CIA laboratory,... more...