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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 30.00
From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God , a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence. For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance, and divisiveness?something... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 54.99
This book explores the development of the influential worldwide Hizmet movement inspired by the Turkish scholar Fethullah Gulen, known for his moderate Islamic emphasis on peaceful relations among diverse people. It provides a detailed study of Gulen?s account of the virtues and argues that they provide the key to understanding this thinker and the... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 29.99
Produkte sind Kopfgeburten. Die Vorstellung, dass sie aus einer Fabrik kommen, sei diese ein Hinterhof oder das machtige Werksgelande eines Industriegiganten, ist naiv. Naivitat ist die der schopferischen Kreativitat vorgelagerte Wahrnehmungsstufe der unvoreingenommenen Anschaulichkeit. Anschaulichkeit ist eine Sinnesleistung des Gehirns, das die mentale... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Analysing both fraud and religion as social constructs with different functions and meanings attributed to them, this book raises issues that are central to debates about the limits of religious toleration in diverse societies, and the possible harm that religious organisations can inflict upon society and individuals. With a focus on minority religions,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
The essays contained in this volume examine the particular religious experiences of women within a remarkably vibrant and formative era in British religious history. Scholars from the disciplines of history, literary studies and theology assess women's contributions to renewal, change, and reform; and consider the ways in which women negotiated... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 34.98
It is the most persistent myth of our time: religion is the cause of all violence. But history suggests otherwise. Karen Armstrong, former Roman Catholic nun and one of our foremost scholars of religion, speaks out to disprove the link between religion and bloodshed. * The West today has a warped concept of religion: we regard faith... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
Both a scholarly and personal critique of current feminist Moroccan discourses, this book is a call for a larger-than-Islam framework that accommodates the Berber dimension. Sadiqi argues that current feminist discourse, both secular and Islamic ones, are not only divergent but limit the rich heritage, knowledge, and art of Berber women. 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 19.99
In den letzten Jahren hat die wissenschaftliche Beschaftigung mit Religion erheblich zugenommen. Sehr haufig fehlt den Forschenden jedoch das dafur notwendige methodische Rustzeug. Hier will dieses Lehrbuch Abhilfe schaffen. Es fuhrt ein in methodologische Pramissen und das praktische Vorgehen der etablierten sozialwissenschaftlichen Methoden und bezieht... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
The events of 9/11 prompted questions as to the origins, nature and purpose of international jihadist organisations. In particular, why had they chosen to target the US and the West in general? Turner's book provides a unique, holistic insight into these debates, taking into account historical perceptions and ideology as key factors. more...