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- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 6.99
?Der Beitrag diskutiert die Rolle der Mittelschichten in den Transformationsprozessen der arabischen Welt in der jungeren Geschichte. Rachid Ouaissa vertritt die These, dass die arabischen Mittelschichten zwar die Haupttrager von Protesten sind, jedoch keine strukturellen Druckmittel besitzen, um Demokratisierung durchzusetzen.Denn im Gegensatz zu... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 72.00
This book argues that local and global religious social forces are primarily responsible for the social developments in communities in the global south. more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 59.99
Maria Grazia Martino and her contributing authors highlight the different solutions found by European countries with different ecclesiastical law systems, different distributions of Christian denominations and different percentages of Muslim immigrants: Germany, Switzerland, France, Sweden, Italy and Greece. Churches and religious communities are actors... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 36.01
Ist Säkularisierung ein integraler Bestandteil der Moderne? Renommierte Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaftler, Historiker und Philosophen präsentieren in diesem Band unterschiedliche Zugänge zur analytischen Erfassung der Moderne und zur Rolle der Religion in modernen Gesellschaften. Damit ordnet sich das Buch ein in die aktuellen Diskussionen über Einheit... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
Heaven's Gate, a secretive group of celibate "monks" awaiting pickup by a UFO, captured intense public attention in 1997 when its members committed collective suicide. As a way of understanding such perplexing events, many have seen those who join cults as needy, lost souls, unable to think for themselves. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 17.95
Can religious convictions promote a more moral foreign policy? The contributors to this volume come at the issue from very different perspectives and offer unexpected insights on a question now at the forefront of American foreign policy. more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 62.00
The book discusses the transformative role of religion in situations of violent conflict. It considers both the constructive and destructive sides of religious belief and particularly explores ways in which religion(s) may contribute to transforming conflict into peace. more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 99.00
Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion (RSSSR) publishes reports of innovative studies that pertain empirically or theoretically to the scientific study of religion, including spirituality, regardless of their academic discipline or professional orientation. Various articles are presented covering psychological, sociological and cross-cultural... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
"In a day where religion-or, rather arguments over religion-divide us into ever more entrenched and frustrated camps, Krista Tippett is exactly the measured, balanced commentator we need." -Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love "Tippett's prose is lyrical and profound; her arguments should move the secularist and the dogmatist alike to... more...