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Philosophy of religion. Psychology of religion. Religion in relation to other subjects

  • Meditative Entspannung für Dummiesby Therese Iknoian; Manuela Olsson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 11.96

    Sie wollen eine der vielen Entspannungstechniken ausprobieren, wissen aber nicht, ob Yoga, Tai-Chi, Qigong, Pilates oder Feldenkrais das Richtige für Sie ist? Möchten Sie die Ruhe von Yoga genießen, die Langsamkeit von Tai-Chi annehmen, die Harmonie von Qigong erfahren, die Kraft von Pilates erspüren und die Inspiration von Feldenkrais... more...

  • Spiritual Assessment in Social Work and Mental Health Practiceby David R. Hodge

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    Spirituality often plays a critical role in health and wellness, but the process through which practitioners can identify and use clients? spiritual strengths has not been explored in any detail. To address this gap, this practice-oriented text equips helping professionals with the tools needed to administer spiritual assessments in ethically and... more...

  • Der Askesediskurs in der Religionsgeschichteby Oliver Freiberger

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 40.98

    Askese als eine Lebensform postulierter religiöser Radikalität ist ein faszinierender Gegenstand religionswissenschaftlicher Forschung. Diese Studie untersucht und vergleicht Aussagen über das richtige asketische Leben im brahmanischen Hinduismus und im frühen Christentum. Als Quellen dienen zwei Textsammlungen: die Samnya-sa-Upanisads, autoritative... more...

  • Love after Deathby Bernhard Jussen; Ramie Targoff

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This book explores one of the central questions that has haunted husbands and wives and lovers over the millennia of history: What kind of afterlife might they expect for their love once one or both of them have died? Focusing on the evolution of ideas about posthumous love within medieval and early modern Europe, the book includes many... more...

  • Sociological Theory and the Question of Religionby Andrew McKinnon; Marta Trzebiatowska

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book offers a variety of theoretical perspectives on the study of religion that bridge the gap between mainstream concerns of sociologists and the sociology of religion. Following an assessment of the current state of the field, the authors develop an emerging critical perspective within the sociology of religion with particular focus on the importance... more...

  • The Roots of Religionby Roger Trigg; Justin L. Barrett

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    The cognitive science of religion is a new discipline that looks at the roots of religious belief in the cognitive architecture of the human mind. This book deals with the philosophical and theological implications of the cognitive science of religion which grounds religious belief in human cognitive structures: religious belief is ‘natural’,... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuildingby Atalia Omer; R. Scott Appleby; David Little

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99

    This volume provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary account of the scholarship on religion, conflict, and peacebuilding. Looking far beyond the traditional parameters of the field, the contributors engage deeply with the legacies of colonialism, missionary activism, secularism, orientalism, and liberalism as they relate to the discussion of... more...

  • Myth and the Christian Nationby Burton L. Mack

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    America is widely regarded as the ultimate "Christian Nation." Religious language has always been at the forefront of American politics but this has increased since the events of 9/11. 'Myth and the Christian Nation' presents a startling analysis of how and why Christianity and national identity have been woven together in recent American political... more...

  • The Holy Portolano / Le Portulan sacréby Michele Bacci; Martin Rohde

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In the late Middle Ages, a trans-Mediterranean network of holy sites developed, linked to one another by sea routes. Due to their locations, they stood out as symbolic intersections between the sea, the land, and the heavens. The essays in this volume describe the specific sacred geography of the sanctuaries situated along medieval sea... more...

  • Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sitesby Elazar Barkan; Karen Barkey

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    This anthology explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus, and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders maneuver between competition and cooperation, coexistence and conflict. Contributors probe the notion of coexistence and the logic that underlies centuries of “sharing,? exploring... more...