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- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
James Toth traces the life and thought of Sayyid Qutb, the Egyptian thinker and Islamist martyr branded by The New York Times Magazine as "The Philosopher of Islamic Terror." By returning to Qutb's writings, both well-known and obscure, Toth draws a complex portrait of Qutb, one that moves beyond the cartoonish descriptions of him as the evil genius... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 17.99
Around the world and throughout history, in cultures as diverse as ancient Mesopotamia and modern America, human beings have been compelled by belief in gods and developed complex religions around them. But why? What makes belief in supernatural beings so widespread? And why are the gods of so many different people so similar in nature? This provocative... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 44.99
Nearly 40% of all Americans have no connection with organized religion. Yet many of these people, even though they might never step inside a house of worship, live profoundly spiritual lives. But what is the nature and value of unchurched spirituality in America? Is it a recent phenomenon, a New Age fad that will soon fade, or a long-standing and essential... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99
Resounding Transcendence is a pathbreaking volume exploring how sacred music effects religious and social transitions. It covers Christian, Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist practices in Asia, North America, Africa, and Europe. Rich in ethnographic and historical detail and theoretically ambitious, Resounding Transcendence is essential to the study... more...
- NYU Press 2017; US$ 19.20
Brings together the study of post-Holocaust family culture with the study of collective memory Over the last two decades, the cross-generational transmission of trauma has become an important area of research within both Holocaust studies and the more broad study of genocide. The overall findings of the research suggest that the Holocaust informs... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 16.95
A practical, down-to-earth guide to Vasubandhu's classic work "Thirty Verses of Consciousness Only" that can transform modern life and change how you see the world. In this down-to-earth book, Ben Connelly sure-handedly guides us through the intricacies of Yogacara and the richness of the ?Thirty Verses.? Dedicating a chapter of the book to each line... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.69
This volume considers the phenomenon of yoga travel as an instance of a broader genre of ?spiritual travel? involving journeys to places ?elsewhere?, which are imagined to offer the possibility of profound personal transformation. These imaginings are tied up in a continued exoticization of the East, but they are not limited to that. Contributors identify... more...
- Fortress Press 2016; US$ 77.99
Theological anthropology often brings psychological language and construction to bear on questions about human nature, human experience, and the contingencies of human existence before God. This volume articulates one modern trajectory of this appropriation of psychology (e.g., Schleiermacher, Nietzsche, and Tillich) as the basis for conversation with... more...
- Andrews McMeel 2013; US$ 9.99
God's Debris is the first non- Dilbert , non-humor book by best-selling author Scott Adams. Adams describes God's Debris as a thought experiment wrapped in a story. It's designed to make your brain spin around inside your skull. Imagine that you meet a very old man who?you eventually realize?knows literally everything. Imagine that he explains... more...