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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
The act of converting people to certain beliefs or values is highly controversial in today's postcolonial, multicultural world. Proselytization has been viewed by some as an aggressive act of political domination. 'Proselytization Revisited' offers a comprehensive overview of the many arguments for and against proselytization in different regions and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
The Apocalypse or end times are a recurrent theme within contemporary popular culture. 'The End All Around Us' presents a wide-ranging exploration of the influence of the apocalypse within art, literature, music and film. The essays draw on representations of the apocalypse in heavy metal music, science fiction, disaster movies and anime. The book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Religion has played a role in conflict throughout history, with religious scriptures often being used to justify violence.? In Search of Solutions evaluates the role of religion in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Israel-Palestine. The book argues that religion has a tendency towards conflict and that peace is best guaranteed when human individuals commune... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
Pierre Bourdieu was one of the most influential social theorists of our time. He developed a series of concepts to uncover the way society works and to challenge assumptions about what society is. His ideas illuminate how individuals and groups find value and meaning and so have rapidly come to be seen as hugely productive in analysing how religion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
There are numerous examples of how religion and nationalism intertwine. In some cases, a common religion is the fundamental marker of a nation?s identity, whereas in others secular nationalism tries to hold together people of different religious beliefs. This book examines the link between religion and nationalism in contemporary polities. By exploring... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
As humans charge up the steep slope of technological innovation, Digital Age media increasingly shapes our perception of everything--even spiritual matters. The next stage of spiritual development may be the product of a digital interface between our own image of the divine, virtual reality technology that produces real perceptions, and with devices... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 18.06
Pädagogisches Wissen ist Wissen am Markt der Organisationsberatung - und ständig wird neues 'Heilswissen' generiert. Am Beispiel der Großgruppeninterventionen als neuem Verfahren systemischer Organisationsberatung wird dieser Zyklus empirisch rekonstruiert: als Mythos und Mode, als Fall- und Transformationswissen. Eines ist sicher: Komplexe Transformation... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Throughout human history, religion and politics have entertained the most intimate of connections as systems of authority regulating individuals and society. While the two have come apart through the process of secularization, secularism is challenged today by the return of public religion. This cogent analysis unravels the nature of the connection,... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
In Religion and the Struggle for European Union , Brent F. Nelsen and James L. Guth delve into the powerful role of religion in shaping European attitudes on politics, political integration, and the national and continental identities of its leaders and citizens. Nelsen and Guth contend that for centuries Catholicism promoted the universality of the... more...