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- NYU Press 2014; US$ 112.50
Immigrant Faith examines trends and patterns relating to religion in the lives of immigrants. The volume moves beyond specific studies of particular faiths in particular immigrant destinations to present the religious lives of immigrants in the United States, Canada, and Europe on a broad scale. Religion is not merely one aspect among many in immigrant... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 65.00
Humans have been uttering profane words and incurring the consequences for millennia. But contemporary events?from the violence in 2006 that followed Danish newspaper cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed to the 2012 furor over the Innocence of Muslims video?indicate that controversy concerning blasphemy has reemerged in explosive transnational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
Almost all the great religious thinkers of the past have developed a social as well as theological doctrine, but their sociology was as a rule merely implicit in their work or at best half formulated so that careful study and analysis is needed to bring it out. This is the task which Dr. Stark has set himself in the present essays. He has searched... more...
- 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...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 35.72
Why do Muslim immigrant women in Berlin feel integrated, but not accepted by the German society? Ivana Jurisic gives the answer to this and many other questions about integration, as well as about the identity of immigrants in this in-depth study. The stories of the interviewed women give a valuable insight into the challenges of integration, such... 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 89.32
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...
- 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...