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- Saqi 2012; US$ 17.99
This volume offers a comprehensive discussion of the contemporary debates within political Islam, providing an in-depth analysis of the specific movements, countries and regions in the Arab world and Israel. The contributors contend that the evolution of Islamic movements is contextual rather than ideological. Therefore, Islamic movements are best... more...
- UPA 2012; US$ 32.99
In this book, Marta T. Topel utilizes anthropological research to analyze both macro and micro social processes among secular and Orthodox Jews in Israel. Topel approaches religious dissidence within the Jewish Israeli Orthodoxy through the lens of the inverse phenomenon: religious conversion to Jewish Orthodoxy. more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 22.99
The thirteen essays in this volume offer a challenge to conventional scholarly approaches to the sociology of religion. They urge readers to look beyond congregational settings, beyond the United States, and to religions other than Christianity, and encourage critical engagement with religion's complex social consequences. more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 42.00
A new edition of a successful book from one of the biggest names in the field of the sociology of religion. The first edition is widely adopted and cited throughout the world, and readers will be keen to see this revised and updated version. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 49.99
Seventh-Day Adventists, Melanesian cargo cults, David Koresh's Branch Davidians, and the Raelian UFO religion would seem to have little in common. What these groups share, however, is a millennial orientation-the audacious human hope for a collective salvation, which may be either heavenly or earthly. The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism offers readers... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 169.99
This substantial volume of thirty-three original chapters covers the full range of issues in religious diversity. An indispensable guide for scholars and students, its essays make novel contributions and are crafted by recognized experts who represent a wide variety of religious and philosophical perspectives and backgrounds. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 13.57
?Das Verhältnis von Religion und Demokratie stellt eines der zentralenund aktuellen Problemfelder moderner pluralistischer Gesellschaften dar. Ulrich Krainz geht der Frage nach, welche Rolle der öffentlichen Schule und den dort stattfindenden Bildungsprozessen dabei zukommt und thematisiert zunächst die grundsätzliche politische Dimension von Religion.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 80.00
This resounding defence of the principles of free expression revisits the Satanic Verses uproar of 1989, as well as subsequent incidents such as the Danish cartoons controversy, to argue that the human right of free speech is by no means so secure that it can be taken for granted. more...