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  • Gracesby June Cotner

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    Saying grace at mealtime is a time-honored tradition for many families and a newfound source of spiritual connection for others. Whether you're a master at giving the blessing or fairly new to this sacred art, Graces will bring inspiration to your meals and special gatherings. Seeing the need for such inspiration at her family's table, June Cotner... more...

  • The Crooked Timber Of Humanityby Isaiah Berlin

    Random House 2012; US$ 23.10

    Isaiah Berlin is regarded by many as one of the greatest historians of ideas of his time. In The Crooked Timber of Humanity , he argues passionately, eloquently, and subtly, that what he calls 'the Great Goods' of human aspiration - liberty, justice, equality - do not cohere and never can. Pluralism and variety of thought are not avoidable compromises,... more...

  • An Invitation to Sociology of Religionby Phil Zuckerman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 36.95

    This book intends to serve as a conversational, colorful, engaging, and provocative introduction to the sociology of religion for undergraduates. Written in lively prose, this volume aims to introduce students to the major themes, problems and goals of the sociological study of religion while also summoning the sense of wonder and curiosity for the... more...

  • The Role of Religion in Modern Societiesby Detlef Pollack; Daniel V.A. Olson

    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...

  • Religion and Knowledgeby Mathew Guest; Elisabeth Arweck

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    This book addresses the relationship between religion and knowledge from a sociological perspective, taking both religion and knowledge as phenomena located within ever changing social contexts. Including critical engagement with live debates about intelligent design and the ‘new atheism’, this collection of essays brings recent research... more...

  • Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European citiesby Justin Beaumont; Paul Cloke

    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...

  • New Testament Prayer for Everyoneby Tom Wright

    SPCK 2012; US$ 14.57

    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...

  • Resisting the Place of Belongingby Daniel Boscaljon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95

    This book challenges our assumptions about the value of home, arguing for the ethical value of our feeling displaced and homeless in the 21st century. Home is explored in places ranging from digital keyboards to literary texts, and investigates how we mediate our homecomings aesthetically through cultural artifacts and conceptual structures (philosophy,... more...

  • Studying Religion and Societyby Titus Hjelm; Phil Zuckerman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • The Interpretation of Ritualby J.S. La Fontaine

    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...