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- 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 2007; US$ 31.99
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$ 32.99
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$ 36.99
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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 85.16
When scholarship presents the histories, belief systems, and ritual patterns of specific religious groups, it often privileges victorious and Úlite fractions of those communities to the detriment and neglect of alternative, dissonant, and resurgent voices. The contributions in this volume, which include case studies on various religious and academic... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 44.99
Connections are suggested among diverse subjects which can remind the reader both of fundamental issues with respect to religion and politics and of the complications of efforts to develop public-policy measures dealing with church/state issues, constitutional applications, and the understanding in the modern world of Life and Death. more...
- AltaMira Press 1999; US$ 34.99
A collection of original essays examining the Goddess Movement in its many facets, Daughters of the Goddess explores the ways women have abandoned Western patriarchal religions and have embraced a spirituality based in a celebration of the Goddess and the female body as sacred text. An innovative volume, Daughters of the Goddess serves as an invaluable... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 47.99
Terrorists and peacemakers may grow up in the same community and adhere to the same religious tradition. The killing carried out by one and the reconciliation fostered by the other indicate the range of dramatic and contradictory responses to human suffering by religious actors. This book explains what religious terrorists and religious peacemakers... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00
The relationship between politics and religion is becoming a focus of increasing interest given the perceived ?renaissance of the religious,? which is transpiring in tandem with the progressive politicization of religion. This volume offers fifteen differentiated presentations of classical models for characterizing the relationship between... more...