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  • Religion and National Identities in an Enlarged Europeby Willfried Spohn; Matthias Koenig; Wolfgang Knöbl

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This volume analyzes changing relationships between religion and national identity in the course of European integration. Examining elite discourse, media debates and public opinions across Europe over a decade, it explores how accelerated European integration and Eastern enlargement have affected religious markers of collective identity. more...

  • Religion on the Edgeby Courtney Bender; Wendy Cadge; Peggy Levitt

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 21.99

    The thirteen essays in this volume challenge 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. Religion on the Edge offers groundbreaking... more...

  • Religion und Demokratie in der Schuleby Ulrich Krainz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?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...

  • The Rushdie Fatwa and Afterby Brian Winston

    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...

  • Secular and Islamic Feminist Critiques in the Work of Fatima Mernissiby Raja Rhouni

    BRILL 2009; US$ 186.00

    This book offers a thorough and critical analysis of the work of one of the major figures in a oeIslamic feminism, a Fatima Mernissi. This work traces Mernissia (TM)s intellectual trajectory from a oeseculara to a oeIslamic feminisma in order to engage in the theorization of this emerging feminism. more...

  • Seeleute und Gentlemenby Norbert Elias; Hermann Korte; Stephen Mennell; René Moelker

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 19.99

    In diesem auf Deutsch bislang unveröffentlichten Buch untersucht Norbert Elias die Laufbahn von Marineoffizieren im England des 17. Jahrhunderts und legt die Gründe für die Entstehung dieses neuen Berufes dar. Die Mannschaft der Kriegsschiffe bestand lange Zeit aus gentlemen soldiers , die das Kriegshandwerk beherrschten, und den Schiffsleuten, den... more...

  • The Sociology of Religionby Grace Davie

    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...

  • Til Faith Do Us Partby Naomi Schaefer Riley

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 18.99

    In the last decade, 45% of all marriages in the U.S. were between people of different faiths. The rapidly growing number of mixed-faith families has become a source of hope, encouraging openness and tolerance among religious communities that historically have been insular and suspicious of other faiths. Yet as Naomi Schaefer Riley demonstrates in 'Til... more...

  • Unintelligent Designby Robyn Williams

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 16.31

    Using all sorts of examples from the natural and scientific world Robyn Williams takes on the stalking monster of fundamentalist religion and creationism in a short, wicked and witty debunk of the nonsense that is intelligent design - a book to infuriate the religious right and amuse the rest of us. more...

  • Virtuosity, Charisma and Social Orderby Ilana Friedrich Silber

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 52.00

    Studies monasticism and society in Theravada Buddhism and Medieval Catholicism. more...