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  • The Case for Godby Karen Armstrong

    Knopf Canada 2009; US$ 22.00

    From the bestselling author of A History of God and The Great Transformation comes a balanced, nuanced understanding of the role religion plays in human life and the trajectory of faith in modern times. Why has God become incredible? Why is it that atheists and theists alike now think and speak about God in a way that veers so profoundly from... more...

  • Christianity in Contemporary Chinaby Francis Khek Gee Lim

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Christianity is one of the fastest growing religions in China. Despite its long history in China and its significant indigenization or intertwinement with Chinese society and culture, Christianity continues to generate suspicion among political elites and intense debates among broader communities within China. This unique book applies socio-cultural... more...

  • Christians in Egyptby Andrea B. Rugh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Christians in the Middle East have come under increasing pressure in recent years with the rise of radical Islam. In Egypt, the large Coptic Christian community has traditionally played an important political and historical role. This book examines Egyptian Christians' responses to sectarian pressures in both national and local contexts. more...

  • Church, State, and Original Intentby Donald L. Drakeman

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This provocative book shows how the United States Supreme Court has used constitutional history in church-state cases. more...

  • Combat Chaplainby James D. Johnson

    University of North Texas Press 2015; US$ 15.96

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  • De små oprørby Marianne Nøhr Larsen

    Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 30.03

    Det kan kræve balancekunst at være etnisk mi­no­ritetspige i Danmark: At finde sig selv midt imellem flere verdener, der alle stiller forvent­ninger til, hvad man skal vælge - og hvor hurtigt, det skal gå.Pigerne er i færd med at gøre små oprør. At søge nye rum og roller. De har brug for reflek­sion, tålmodighed og støtte fra de voksne, de møder i... more...

  • Debating Islamby Samuel M. Behloul; Susanne Leuenberger; Andreas Tunger-Zanetti

    transcript 2014; US$ 35.68

    Conspicuously, Islam has become a key concern in most European societies with respect to issues of immigration, integration, identity, values and inland security. As the mere presence of Muslim minorities fails to explain these debates convincingly, new questions need to be asked: How did »Islam« become a topic? Who takes part in the debates? How do... more...

  • Der Ostenby Sandra Matthäus; Daniel Kubiak

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99

    Das Buch versammelt Beiträge, die neue Perspektiven auf ?den Osten? eröffnen. Sie hinterfragen jenseits einer den Diskurs lähmenden ?Einheitsfiktion? unterkomplexe Ost-West- und Wiedervereinigungsnarrative sowie Nachwendemythen und decken blinde Flecken in der bisherigen Ostdeutschlandforschung auf. Forschungslogisch sind sie verstärkt theoriegeleitet... more...

  • Der Umgang der Polizei mit migrantischen Opfernby Hans-Joachim Asmus; Thomas Enke

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; Not Available

    Polizeiliche Unsensibilität im Umgang mit Migranten(opfern) ist kein singuläres sondern ein systemisches Phänomen, dessen Ursachen, Reproduktionsmechanismen und Rechtfertigungen im Mittelpunkt der vorliegenden Untersuchung stehen. Die Vorschläge für eine Anreicherung der kulturellen Kompetenz der Polizeibeamtinnen und -beamten aller Hierarchieebenen... more...

  • Der moderne Glaube an die Menschenwürdeby Hermann-Josef Große Kracht

    transcript 2014; US$ 29.19

    Hans Joas gehört zu den wichtigsten Theoretikern der Gegenwart. Seine neopragmatistische Konzeption stößt auf ein breites - oft auch skeptisches - Interesse. Vor allem sein nachidealistisches Konzept der »Sakralität der Person« findet hohe Aufmerksamkeit. Dieser Band versammelt interdisziplinäre Auseinandersetzungen mit Hans Joas und fragt nach der... more...