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  • The Robert Bellah Readerby Steven M. Tipton; Robert N. Bellah

    Duke University Press 2006; US$ 99.95

    A collection of twenty-eight of the seminal essays of Robert N. Bellah, a visionary leader in the social study of religion and lead author of the bestselling Habits of the Heart . more...

  • From Deprived to Revivedby Mikko Heimola

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 105.00

    What is the exact nature of the link between religion and social cohesion? This book describes how fluctuations in socioeconomic environment can create a process where ritual behavior works to alleviate uncertainties in social commitment. A case study of Finland?s 19th-century Christian revivals illustrates this process. This volume is particularly... more...

  • Theology and Communityby Chris Shannahan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    At a time when participation in formal political process and membership of faith groups have both declined dramatically, community organizing has provided a new opportunity for small community groups, marginalized urban communities, and people of faith to engage in effective political action through the developments of inter-faith and cross-cultural... more...

  • Visiting the Calvario at Mitla, Oaxacaby William R. Arfman

    Sidestone Press 2008; US$ 16.25

    In the centre of the Mexican town of Mitla stands a run-down chapel on an overgrown pre-colonial pyramid. The chapel, housing three crosses, is the town's Calvario, the local representation of the hill on which Christ died. Although buses full of tourists on their way to Chiapas or on daytrips from Oaxaca City swarm the town every day almost none... more...

  • The Politics of Everyday Life in Gikuyu Popular Musice of Kenya 1990-2000by Maina wa Mutonya

    Twaweza Communications 2014; US$ 26.95

    While probing the politics of everyday in Gikuyu popular music, the main thrust of this book is to unpack the representation of daily struggles through music. Depending mainly on the lyrics of the songs, the study also combines both the textual and the contextual analysis of the music. Music here is studied both as a text, and as an aspect of popular... more...

  • Prayer Fashions Manby James S. Cutsinger

    World Wisdom 2004; US$ 9.99

    In this newly revised English translation from the French, including a comprehensive glossary, this volume surveys the enormous range of Schuon's writngs on prayer and spiritual life. more...

  • Pray Without Ceasingby Patrick Laude

    World Wisdom 2006; US$ 9.99

    Why and how should one pray? Pray Without Ceasing is an attempt at answering this question in the most essential and direct way. The treasury of spiritual texts that have been collected in this volume is focused on the way of the invocation of divine Names, or sacred formulae. more...

  • Claiming Society for Godby Nancy J. Davis; Robert V. Robinson

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 20.99

    Claiming Society for God focuses on common strategies employed by religiously orthodox, fundamentalist movements around the world. Rather than employing terrorism, as much of post-9/11 thinking suggests, these movements use a patient, under-the-radar strategy of infiltrating and subtly transforming civil society. Nancy J. Davis and Robert V. Robinson... more...

  • Theorizing ritualsby Jens Kreinath; Jan Snoek; Michael Stausberg

    BRILL 2007; US$ 217.00

    Volume two of Theorizing Rituals mainly consists of an annotated bibliography of more than 400 items covering those books, edited volumes and essays that are considered most relevant for the field of ritual theory. more...

  • Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 20by R L Piedmont; Andrew Village

    BRILL 2009; US$ 151.00

    A wide range of research and review articles are presented. Topic areas include mental and physical health, personality correlates of spirituality, validity evidence for the ASPIRES, and the role of religious values on socio-political attitudes. Also included in this volume are studies examining women's issues surrounding body image and disordered... more...