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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
The ways in which humans interact with their location is an important topic within sociological studies of religion. It is integral to the place of religion in secular society. 'The Location of Religion: A Spatial Analysis' offers an overview of the ways in which religion can be located within social, cultural and physical space. It examines contemporary... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 185.00
Since early oral traditions, special places have been luring visitors. The world's most important pilgrimage sites from the time of early oral traditions to present-day journeys, those who seek them, key terminology and related themes are presented in this text in 500 alphabetic entries. more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
The current ecological crisis is a matter of urgent global concern, with solutions being sought on many fronts. In this book, Seyyed Hossein Nasr argues that the devastation of our world has been exacerbated, if not actually caused, by the reductionist view of nature that has been advanced by modern secular science. What is needed, he believes, is... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00
Introduces diverse perspectives on the interplay of religion, law and communication freedom in various cultures. Discussion and analysis of the religious mores and cultural values nations adhere to, lets readers draw conclusions on resolving cultural conflict caused by the growing global community. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
Will there be finance in heaven? What does finance in heaven have to do with finance here on earth? Drawing on a Reformed Christian worldview, this special issue discusses not only what finance may look like in heaven but also why and how such a discussion is relevant for practicing finance today. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
In the early twenty-first century, it is now clear that religion is increasingly influential in the political realm in ways which call into question the principles and practices of secularism. The Iranian revolution of 1978-9 marked the decisive ?reappearance? of political religion in global politics, highlighting a major development which is the... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 206.00
This volume considers the concept of conversion as a tool for understanding transformations to modernity. It examines conversions to modernity within the Ottoman domain, India, China, and Japan as a reaction to the pressures of colonialism and imperialism. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 140.00
This is a collection of histories of various aspects of American sociology of religion. The contributions range from descriptions of early dissertations, accounts of changes in theoretical conceptualization, the evolution of studies of particular denominations, to the rise of new areas of inquiry such as globalization, feminism, new religions, and... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
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...