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- Templeton Press 2017; US$ 12.99
Why is it that the majority of people, from all socio-economic, education, and ethnic backgrounds, ascribe to some sort of faith? What draws us to religion? What pushes us away? And what exactly is religion anyway? Defining religion over the past century has, ironically, led to theories that exclude belief in God, proposing that all systems of thought... more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 64.99
In Exemplarist Moral Theory of Linda Zagzebski presents an original moral theory based on direct reference to exemplars of goodness, whom we identify through the emotion of admiration. Using examples of heroes, saints, and sages, she shows how narratives of exemplars and empirical work on the most admirable persons can be incorporated into the theory... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 87.89
This book is an interdisciplinary exploration of the intertwining impact of violent trauma, culture, and power through case studies of two ministries serving in different demographic contexts within the United States. Mass shootings continue to rise in the United States, including in religious and school contexts, and the U.S. also... more...
- NYU Press 2017; US$ 29.75
When Joseph Nathaniel Beckles registered for the draft in the 1942, he rejected the racial categories presented to him and persuaded the registrar to cross out the check mark she had placed next to Negro and substitute ?Ethiopian Hebrew.? ?God did not make us Negroes,? declared religious leaders in black communities of the early twentieth-century... more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99
In 'The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature', Dr. William James takes aim at the nature of religion from a scientific/academic point of view--something that had, until this landmark work, been sorely missed. James believed that the study of the origin of an object or concept should not play a role in the study of its value. As... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.88
This study confronts the current crisis of churches. In critical and creative conversation with the German theologian Ernst Troeltsch (1865-1923), Ulrich Schmiedel argues that churches need to be ?elasticized? in order to engage the ?other.? Examining contested concepts of religiosity, community, and identity, Schmiedel explores how the closure of... 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...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
American fundamentalism, for decades depicted as alienated from society, has garnered the attention of historians, whose studies have shown a more complex movement. This book, targeting the founding generation, seeks to understand their resilience, since their beginning through their adaptation to modernist culture. 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...