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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Because society is increasingly secular, it may seem irrelevant to consider the psychology of religion. But the diversity of our multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society in fact makes religion more important to the social sciences than it has ever been before. What are the social consequences of religion? Every day the news is full of events that can... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00
This chapter discusses theoretical and methodological issues concerning doing critical discourse analysis in China. The authors believe that China’s unique social, cultural and political context justifies an assumption that the Western originated paradigm of critical discourse analysis needs tailoring and appropriating when being applied in China.... 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...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 5.99
There are many forms of belief - many degrees of doctrine - regarding Reincarnation, as we shall see as we proceed, but there is a fundamental and basic principle underlying all of the various shades of opinion, and divisions of the schools. This fundamental belief may be expressed as the doctrine that there is in man an immaterial Something (called... more...
- The Floating Press 1906; US$ 4.99
Death consists in a repeated process of unrobing, or unsheathing. The immortal part of man shakes off from itself, one after the other, its outer casings, and - as the snake from its skin, the butterfly from its chrysalis - emerges from one after another, passing into a higher state of consciousness. Now it is the fact that this escape from the body,... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 303.00
Contains essays on issues related to gender at the intersection of religious discourses in antiquity. Analyzing an array of traditions, this work aims to contribute to the goal of showing the options available for examining the interconnection of gender, rhetoric, power and ideology, as they relate to identity formation in the ancient world. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 173.00
Offering a comparison between the earliest parts of the book of Isaiah and the Assyrian prophecies, this book maintains that ancient Israelite prophecy, of which Isaiah was an exponent, was much in conformity with ancient Near Eastern prophecy in general. more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 31.95
In this innovative and deeply felt work, Bron Taylor examines the evolution of "green religions" in North America and beyond: spiritual practices that hold nature as sacred and have in many cases replaced traditional religions. Tracing a wide range of groups?radical environmental activists, lifestyle-focused bioregionalists, surfers, new-agers involved... more...