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- ATF Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Brian Edgar is Professor of Theological Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary (USA) although primarily resident in Australia. ￼￼Paul Babie is Associate Professor, Adelaide Law School, and Director, Research Unit for the Study of Society, Law and Religion, both at The University of Adelaide. David Wilson has training in Theology,... more...
- Algora Publishing 2012; US$ 22.95
This unsettling book reviews specific instances of 'holy war' as proposed in the holy books of the major faith traditions, and illustrates how bellicose, war-like language is used to explain the spiritual quest. The author proposes that this intermingling of war and spirituality prepares the population for the coming of war. War as spiritual... more...
- SensePublishers 2013; US$ 37.19
For the first time, leading scholars in Religious Education and Citizenship Education reflect upon ?the making of? of their theoretical framework, in honour of Siebren Miedema. In this Liber Amicorum, in retrospect these scholars recognize, implicitly or more explicitly, ?critical incidents? and they honour ?critical persons? for the decisive voice... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
This work fills a significant gap in the current literature by providing a concise introduction to religious institutions and an insightful analysis of their role in world affairs. Focusing on formal institutions specifically dedicated to governing religious communities, the work examines the intersections between religious and other global institutions,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Peter Beyer has been a central figure in the debate about religion and globalization for many years, this volume is a collection of essays on the relation between religion and globalization with special emphasis on the concept of religion, its modern forms and on the relation of religion to the state. Featuring a newly written introduction and conclusion... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 34.99
This vigorous debate between two distinguished philosophers presents two views on a topic of worldwide importance: the role of religion in politics. Audi argues that citizens in a free democracy should distinguish religious and secular considerations and give them separate though related roles. Wolterstorff argues that religious elements are both... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 34.99
Intended for students as well as scholars of religion and violence, Belief and Bloodshed: Religion and Violence across Time and Tradition discusses how the relationship between religion and violence is not unique to a post-9/11 world_it has existed throughout all of recorded history and culture. more...
- Lexington Books 2003; US$ 39.99
Religion and Global Culture draws together the work of a group of historians of religion who are concerned with situating the contemporary study of religion within the cultural complexity of the modern world. The writing of each of the volume's contributors relates to the work of leading historian of religion Charles H. Long, who has identified religious... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 39.99
While homosexuals continue gaining acceptance in other arenas of American culture, only a tiny minority of religious groups accept gays and lesbians as full members and potential clergy. Serious conflicts over homosexuality threaten to break apart several large U.S. denominations. Yet these heated theological debates can often obscure what religious... more...