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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 39.95
In this book David Martin argues, against Juergen Habermas, that religion and politics share a common mythic basis and that it is misleading to contrast the rationality of politics with the irrationality of religion. In contrast to Richard Dawkins (and New Atheists generally), Martin argues that the approach taken is brazenly unscientific and that... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 90.15
The second volume of the trans-disciplinary series ?Research in Peace and Reconciliation? looks at ways of dealing with the past in Sub-Saharan Africa in recent decades and highlights the variety of peaceful strategies and processes. It asks to what extent this variety fosters the development of alternative methods for the transformation of violent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Religion has long played a central role in many social and political movements. Solidarity in Poland, anti-apartheid in South Africa, Operation Rescue in the United States--each of these movements is driven by the energy and sustained by the commitment of many individuals and organizations whose ideologies are shaped and powered by religious faith.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Since the beginning of the anthropology of pilgrimage, scant attention has been paid to pilgrimage and pilgrim places in eastern and south-eastern Europe. Seeking to address such a deficit, this book brings together scholars from eastern and south-eastern Europe to explore the crossing of borders in terms of the relationship between pilgrimage and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Here is the first book which highlights the unique resource of religion in the field of prevention. Until now, religious systems have been a largely undertapped resource of talent, energy, care, and physical and financial assets. Religion and Prevention in Mental Health is a significant new volume that lays a general foundation for preventive work... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 68.02
Chögyam Trungpa (1939?1987) war einer der ersten tibetischbuddhistischen Lehrer, die im Westen tätig waren. In den 1970/80er Jahren präsentierte er seinen westlichen Schülern einen säkularen Erleuchtungsweg, den er Shambhala Training nannte. Die Transformationen des tibetischen Buddhismus, die sich in Shambhala Training abzeichnen, sind durch komplexe... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
In the eyes of many, liberalism requires the aggressive secularization of social institutions, especially public media and public schools. The unfortunate result is that many Americans have become alienated from the liberal tradition because they believe it threatens their most sacred forms of life. This was not always the case: in American history,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
“Humor expresses a certain heroic defiance in the face of life?s most challenging experience and provides a valuable resource for the celebration of life and the divine comedy of faith, hope, and love.”—From the book chapter by Melvin A. Kimble, PhD Studies have shown that as many people age, their spirituality deepens. Spirituality of Later Life:... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 54.99
This book presents a collection of texts by the German physicist and philosopher Carl Friedrich von Weizsacker (1912-2007) in English, for use in seminars on the philosophy of religion, the comparative study of religion, but as well on the?relationship between religion and the scientific worldview. Most texts appear in English for the first time. Weizsacker... more...