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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 34.95
Why do people study religion? How have they studied it in the past? How do we study religion today? Is the academic study of religion the same as religious education? These and many other questions are addressed in this engaging introduction to the discipline of religious studies, written by two experienced university teachers. The authors have crafted... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Recent decades have seen a revival of paganism, and every summer people gather across the United States to celebrate this increasingly popular religion. Sarah Pike's engrossing ethnography is the outcome of five years attending neo-pagan festivals, interviewing participants, and sometimes taking part in their ceremonies. Earthly Bodies, Magical Selves... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 182.00
This volume addresses the idea of ghost in the Ancient Near East, Egypt, Europe, India, and China. It proposes a multi-cultural apprach to construct a wider and complicated picture of the phenomenon of ghosts and spirits in human societies. more...
The Missionary Self-Perception of Pentecostal/Charismatic Church Leaders from the Global South in EuropeBRILL 2009; US$ 212.00
Building on long-time research and extensive interviews, this ground-breaking study offers a portrait of pentecostal / charismatic immigrants from the global South who do not define themselves as victims but as expatriate agents with a calling to change Europe. more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 26.95 US$ 21.56
Does religion promote political mobilization? Are individuals motivated by their faith to focus on issues of social justice, personal morality, or both? What is the relationship between religious conviction and partisanship? Does religious identity reinforce or undermine other political identifications like race, ethnicity, and class? The answers to... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00
The Quran is a sacred book with profound, and familiar, Old and New Testament resonances. And the message it promulgated, Islam, came of age during an extraordinarily rich era of interaction among monotheists. Jews, Christians, and Muslims not only worshipped the same God, but shared aspirations, operated in the same social and economic environment,... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.08
Prepare yourself for an extraordinary adventure! In the following pages, you?ll traverse a time continuum spanning more than 4,000 years as you learn about the history of the Jewish people. We?ll begin in the area known as the Fertile Crescent, the cradle of civilization and the home of the early Hebrews. Then, we?ll move forward in time and place... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2009; US$ 37.52
De umulige børn og det ordentlige menneske handler om etniske minoritetsbørns identitetserfaringer i den danske folkeskole. Den viser, at de etniske minoritetsbørn - stik imod skolens og lærernes intentioner om integration - oplever, at der er et skarpt skel mellem danskere og etniske minoriteter. Børnene føler, at den danske og andre nationale identiteter... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 9.00
Scientist and philosophers have more in common than might first appear, especially when the language used in the two disciplines receives a closer scrutiny, Ian G. Barbour treats three scientific view-points that can clarify the specific nature of religious language. The first theme is the diverse function of language . Science and religion each... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 41.99
There is No God: Atheists in America explores the growing number of atheists in America. While the United States is still a religious nation, there is an increasingly visible number of people who profess faith in no god, and yet, beyond their most famous spokespeople, we know little about this growing group. There is No God draws on national... more...