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Religions in relation to one another

  • Bodily Citationsby Ellen Armour; Susan St.Ville

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 31.99

    In such works as Gender Trouble and Bodies That Matter Judith Butler broke new ground in understanding the construction and performance of identities. While Butler's writings have been crucial and often controversial in the development of feminist and queer theory, Bodily Citations is the first anthology centered on applying her theories... more...

  • Dying in the Law of Mosesby Miriam Bodian

    Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    Miriam Bodian's study of crypto-Jewish martyrdom in Iberian lands depicts a new type of martyr that emerged in the late 16th century -- a defiant, educated judaizing martyr who engaged in disputes with inquisitors. By examining closely the Inquisition dossiers of four men who were tried in the Iberian... more...

  • Sharing the Sacraby Glenn Bowman

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 75.00

    ?Shared? sites, where members of distinct, or factionally opposed, religious communities interact?or fail to interact?is the focus of this volume. Chapters based on fieldwork from such diverse sites as India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, Turkey, Morocco, Tunisia, and Vietnam demonstrate how sharing and tolerance are both more complex and multifaceted... more...

  • Towards a Jewish-Christian-Muslim Theologyby David B. Burrell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 44.95

    Towards a Jewish-Christian-Muslim Theology delineates the ways that Christianity, Islam, and the Jewish tradition have moved towards each another over the centuries and points to new pathways for contemporary theological work.  Explores the development of the three Abrahamic traditions, brilliantly showing the way in which they have struggled... more...

  • Understanding Interreligious Relationsby David Cheetham; Douglas Pratt; David Thomas

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    The ways in which religious communities interact with one another is an increasing focus of scholarly research and teaching. Issues of interreligious engagement, inclusive of dialogue more specifically and relations more generally, attract widespread interest and concern. In a religiously pluralist world, how different communities get along with each... more...

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Inter-Religious Dialogueby Catherine Cornille

    Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00

    This comprehensive volume brings together a distinguished editorial team, including some of the field’s pioneers, to explore the aims, practice, and historical context of interfaith collaboration.  Explores in full the background, history, objectives, and discourse between the leaders and practitioners of the world’s major religions... more...

  • A New Religious Americaby Diana L. Eck

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99

    Why Understanding America's Religious Landscape Is the Most Important Challenge Facing Us Today The 1990s saw the U.S. Navy commission its first Muslim chaplain and open its first mosque. There are presently more than three hundred temples in Los Angeles, home to the greatest variety of Buddhists in the world. There are more American Muslims than... more...

  • In Defense of Religious Moderationby William Egginton

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 23.99

    In his latest book, William Egginton laments the current debate over religion in America, in which religious fundamentalists have set the tone of political discourse and prominent atheists treat religious belief as the root of all evil. Neither of these positions, he argues, adequately represents the attitudes of a majority of Americans, who, while... more...

  • Learned Ignorance : Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians and Muslimsby James L. Heft; Reuven Firestone; Omid Safi

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 38.99

    Constructive interreligious dialogue is only a recent phenomenon. Until the nineteenth century, most dialogue among believers was carried on as a debate aimed either to disprove the claims of the other, or to convert the other to one's own tradition. At the end of the nineteenth century, Protestant Christian missionaries of different denominations... more...

  • Franziskanische Impulse für die interreligiöse Begegnungby Adrian Holderegger; Mariano Delgado; Anton Rotzetter

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 39.07

    In der religiösen Mentalitätsgeschichte spielt Franz von Assisi (1182-1226) eine bedeutende Rolle. Mit seinem Sonnengesang stellt er die Gottesbeziehung in einen universalen Horizont. Bei seiner friedlichen Begegnung mit dem Sultan von Ägypten (1219, während des fünften Kreuzzugs) überschreitet er ein begrenztes Gottesverständnis und belebt den Austausch... more...