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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95
Religious belief is one of the most pervasive and ubiquitous characteristics of human society. Religion has shadowed and illuminated human lives since primitive times, shaping the world views of cultures from isolated tribes to vast empires. Starting from the premise that religion is a concept which can be analysed and compared across time and cultures,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
Most of the early literature concerning women?s religious experience is about exceptional women; those who diverged from the traditional female role to become nuns, mystics or charismatic leaders. While women were permitted to be prophets and visionaries they rarely played an important part in church organisation. This paradox is explored in this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
These stories, essays and poems by women examine the connections feminists are making between sex and God. The women write from very different perspectives, cutting across the spectrum of feminist writing about sexuality and spirituality within the Judeo-Christian tradition. Some writers, though critical, are determined to retain their radicality... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.99
This anthology will explore the new directions of conversations occurring in relation to feminism and religion, as well as the technological modes being utilized to continue dialogue, expand borders, and create new frontiers in feminism. It is a cross generational project bringing together the voices of foremothers with those of the twenty-first century... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29
Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually ‘work’. Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2003; US$ 11.99
What use is religion in the modern world? Since the dismantling of religion, enduring questions about the meaning of our existence have never been adequately answered. Drawing on many aspects of human culture, John Haldane offers a defence of religion as not only credible, but necessary, exploring the place of religion in relation to science, in making... more...
- White Cloud Press 2015; US$ 17.99
Why do you stay?? It is a common question women are asked in relation to their faith. These are not women who buy into Candace Cameron?s biblically submissive theory; rather, these are women who claim a feminist identity, have membership in a particular religious tradition, and practice their faith in spite of gendered challenges. In Faithfully... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 47.50
This is an interdisciplinary and multicultural study of ancient and contemporary texts that encode women's spirituality. It encompasses both contemporary and historical contexts, tracing the roles, actions, writings, and beliefs of women in pre-Christian, Christian, Islamic, and neo-pagan contexts. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 61.95 US$ 53.69
This prestigious Companion offers the most comprehensive survey to date of the study of religion. Featuring a team of international contributors, and edited by one of the most widely respected scholars in the field, The Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion provides an interdisciplinary and authoritative guide to the subject. Examines... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
Why are some rocks simply tossed out of the way while others, regardless of their size, are held as sacred, mysterious and imbued with power? The very atmosphere which surrounds some of these stones is permeated with a sense of ancient wisdom and we canno more...