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- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 139.76
In the wake of the long retreat from ritual into secularism and individuality, this book presents the work of philosophers from both China and the West who reflect upon the constitutive role that ritual?especially Confucian and Christian?plays in human life. more...
- Hay House 2002; US$ 2.99
In Sacred Ceremony: How to Create Ceremonies for Healing, Transitions, and Celebrations, Steven Farmer offers ideas on how to create your own ceremonies to consecrate the critical events and passages that you experience on your lifes journey. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.01
This book examines the role of geography in the meaning and implications of lived religion, public piety and religious embodiment. Covers such diverse contexts as veiling in Turkey, religious landscapes in rural Peru and refugees and faith in South Africa. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Does modernization lead to the decline of religion? This question lies at the centre of a key debate in the sociology of religion. During the past decade American scholars, using primarily American data, have dominated this debate and have made a strong case that the answer to this question is no. Recently, however, a new crop of European scholars,... more...
- Policy Press 2012; US$ 99.00
This timely book explores the role played by faith-based organisations (FBOs), which are growing in importance in the provision of social services in the European context more...
- SPCK 2012; US$ 15.99
A distillation of Tom Wright's meditations on prayer, drawn from his popular For Everyone series. It includes compelling translations of all the major prayers recorded in the New Testament. The book offers profound insights into the teaching of Jesus and the apostles on the meaning and practice of prayer, with stimulating questions for personal reflection... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
How do you study religion and society? In this fascinating book, some of the most famous names in the field explain how they go about their everyday work of studying religions in the field. They explain how the ideas for their projects and books have come together, how their understanding of religion has changed over the years, and how their own beliefs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
First published in 1972. A revival of interest in primitive religion has been one of the most marked characteristics of British social anthropology of recent years. Inspired by the work of Audrey Richards, whose writing on ritual contains many of the insights that have been developed in later studies, this volume uses material drawn from all over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This introductory text explores the historical and contemporary relevance of religion to social life, through an examination of practice and belief. Author Hunt reconsiders how theories and concepts are lived at the level of selfhood and cultural identity, through religious and spiritual belief. At the same time he looks at contemporary changes in... more...