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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Contrary to the expectations of the secularization theorists, religious political movements rose to prominence in numerous countries across the globe in the past three decades. By examining the conditions that underlie the electoral fortunes of religious actors in democratic regimes, this book contributes to our understanding of this worldwide religious... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 33.99
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$ 128.26
Hauptbeschreibung When scholarship presents the histories, belief systems, and ritual patterns of specific religious groups, it often privileges victorious and Úlite fractions of those communitiesto the detriment and neglect of alternative, dissonant, and resurgent voices. The contributions in this volume, which include case studies on various religious... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 94.99
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$ 31.99
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...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 22.95
Jean-Pierre Dupuy, prophet of what he calls "enlightened doomsaying," has long warned that modern society is on a path to self-destruction. In this book, he pleads for a subversion of this crisis from within, arguing that it is our lopsided view of religion and reason that has set us on this course. In denial of our sacred origins and hubristically... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 43.99
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...
- Holy Trinity Publications 1993; US$ 36.99
This is the English edition of the classic Russian textbook designed for parents to teach their children "all the fundamental points of the Orthodox Christian faith and way of life." Because children are growing up quickly in a society that raises serious and agonizing questions the author does not teach in naive stories that remain stories only.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
This text examines examples of religious conversion throughout South Asia including: Processes of Conversion of Christianity in 19th Century NW India Islamic Conversion in South India Kartabhaja Converts to Evangelical Christianity in Bengal Central Kerala Dalit Conversion French Mission and Mass Movements Conversion and Non-Conversion Experiences;... more...