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Sociology of Religion

  • Polemical Encountersby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 166.00

    In its historical development from late antiquity to the present, western esotericism has repeatedly been the issue of polemical discourse. This volume engages the polemical structures that underlie esoteric identities and the controversy about esoteric currents in European history. more...

  • The Future of Religionby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    This book contains the work of international scholars who address the contemporary globalizing antagonism between religion and secularity, in the theoretical and practical pursuit for this antagonism?s reconciliation in a more just, humane and peaceful future society and world. more...

  • Transkulturelle Genderforschungby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Das Buch behandelt aus verschiedenen disziplinären und auf unterschiedliche Kulturen gerichteten Perspektiven die enge Verknüpfung der diskursiven Kategorien Kultur und Gender. Wenn in der heutigen Situation einer zunehmenden Globalisierung die Frage nach der ?eigenen? Kultur in Abgrenzung zum kulturellen ?Anderen? gestellt wird, kommt immer auch... more...

  • Religion and Volunteeringby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    Religion is considered a key predictor of volunteering: the more religious people are, the more likely they are to volunteer. This positive association enjoys significant support in current research; in fact, it could be considered the ?default perspective? on the relationship between both phenomena. In this book, the authors claim that, although... more...

  • Muslim Britainby Tahir Abbas

    Zed Books 2005; US$ 34.95

    This book is a study of how the events of September 11 and the subsequent war on terror have impacted on the lives of British South Asian Muslims. Issues in relation to religious and ethnic identities, citizenship, Islamophobia, gender and education, radicalism, and media and political representation are explored. Chapters are written by experts in... more...

  • Green Deenby Ibrahim Abdul-Matin; Keith Ellison

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2010; US$ 16.95

    ?The Earth is a mosque? Muslims are compelled by their religion to praise the Creator and to care for their community. But what is not widely known is that there are deep and long-standing connections between Islamic teachings and environmentalism. In this groundbreaking book, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin draws on research, scripture, and interviews with Muslim... more...

  • Identitätby Heinz Abels

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99

    Dieses Lehrbuch bietet einen Überblick über die zentralen Definitionen, die historische Genese und die Veränderungen von Identität in der Moderne. more...

  • Reform and Modernity in Islamby Safdar Ahmed

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    The debate over Islam and modernity tends to be approached from a Eurocentric perspective that presents Western norms as a template for progress - against which Islamic societies can be measured. This misses the historical development of Muslim reformist thought that actively engages with the world around it and seeks to reconfigure Islam within the... more...

  • Comics - Bilder, Stories und Sequenzen in religiösen Deutungskulturenby Jörn Ahrens; Frank T. Brinkmann; Nathanael Riemer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 49.99

    Comics sind fester Bestandteil spätmoderner Text- und Zeichenwelten. Sie haben der Gegenwartskultur nicht nur Storys und Sagenkränze beschert, sondern auch Mythen, Ikonen und Helden. Dass die skizzierten Protagonisten bisweilen auch als Antihelden konstruiert werden ? und sich die Erzählungen insofern auch als Antimythen aufstellen ? bekräftigt im... more...

  • The Wireby Jörn Ahrens; Michael Cuntz; Lars Koch; Marcus Krause; Philipp Schulte

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?Am Beispiel von The Wire wird ermittelt, über welche Kompetenzen zur Analyse komplexer gesellschaftlicher und kultureller Zusammenhänge Populärkultur verfügt. Ästhetik, Fiktion, Dokumentation, Dramaturgie und Kritik werden in The Wire zu einem Bild urbaner, neoliberaler bis postdemokratischer Realität einer krisenhaften Gegenwart verwoben. Der... more...