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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 23.95
Progressive, modern societies hold the promise of the triumph of reason and the banishing of primitive, religious impulses to a bygone age. If this statement is orthodoxy to much of Western liberal thought, then Gordon Lynch's On the Sacred is heresy. Challenging the myth of the idealized rational society, Lynch argues that emotionally-charged forms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
Pierre Bourdieu was one of the most influential social theorists of our time. He developed a series of concepts to uncover the way society works and to challenge assumptions about what society is. His ideas illuminate how individuals and groups find value and meaning and so have rapidly come to be seen as hugely productive in analysing how religion... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 49.99
Pädagogisches Wissen ist Wissen am Markt der Organisationsberatung - und ständig wird neues 'Heilswissen' generiert. Am Beispiel der Großgruppeninterventionen als neuem Verfahren systemischer Organisationsberatung wird dieser Zyklus empirisch rekonstruiert: als Mythos und Mode, als Fall- und Transformationswissen. Eines ist sicher: Komplexe Transformation... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2011; US$ 24.81
Vorwort Der Begriff des Symbols Herrschaft als Symbol Symbol und Allegorie Die Symbolsprache im öffentlichen Leben Die Entstehung der Schrift Das Symbol als Erkenntniszeichen Der Wandel der Symbole Die Deutung des Symbols Die Symbole anderer Kulturkreise Ursymbole Das Symbol als Ausdruck der Religion Das Symbol des Kreuzes Die Symbolik... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available
?Holy Landscape? is a term frequently used to describe a multidimensional phenomenon. What this actually comprises is hard to define. Precisely this question is addressed in this volume. The ?holy landscape? depends on people?s Weltanschauung and is influenced by their respective culture and ethos. It is not just a question of religious buildings and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
The ways in which humans interact with their location is an important topic within sociological studies of religion. It is integral to the place of religion in secular society. 'The Location of Religion: A Spatial Analysis' offers an overview of the ways in which religion can be located within social, cultural and physical space. It examines contemporary... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 185.00
Since early oral traditions, special places have been luring visitors. The world's most important pilgrimage sites from the time of early oral traditions to present-day journeys, those who seek them, key terminology and related themes are presented in this text in 500 alphabetic entries. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
Rites of Passage is a knowledgeable book By Gary Ferguson and Kathleen Wall, revolving around the rituals that mark a change in a persons social status. The narrative provides an earnest lesson to the readers that they can control the changes and demanding situations in their life graciously. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 140.00
This is a collection of histories of various aspects of American sociology of religion. The contributions range from descriptions of early dissertations, accounts of changes in theoretical conceptualization, the evolution of studies of particular denominations, to the rise of new areas of inquiry such as globalization, feminism, new religions, and... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Development and Religion explores how the world's five major religions - Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam - understand and practice 'development' through an examination of their sacred texts, social teaching and basic beliefs. Religious belief is a common human characteristic with eighty percent of the world's population... more...