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  • Disciplines of Faithby James Obelkevich; Lyndal Roper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Migration of Symbolsby D. Mackenzie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Originally published between 1920 and 1970, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of... more...

  • Muslimbrüderby Petra Ramsauer

    Molden Verlag 2014; US$ 18.33

    Die Muslimbruderschaft ist die größte Islamistengruppe der Welt und gleichzeitig in ihrer Vielschichtigkeit kaum fassbar. Längst sind die Muslimbrüder auch außerhalb ihres Mutterlandes Ägypten ein globaler Machtfaktor. Millionen sind weltweit in 78 Ländern aktiv: nicht bloß in der islamischen Welt, auch in den USA, Großbritannien, Österreich und Deutschland.... more...

  • Devianz und Dynamikby Christoph Kleine; Heinz Mürmel; Edith Franke

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 81.52

    Schon in frühen Zeiten und an verschiedenen Orten der Welt existierten oft mehrere Religionen nebeneinander, sei es dass diese unterschiedlichen Ursprungs waren oder sich aufgrund divergierender Auffassungen der religiösen Akteure innerhalb einer gemeinsamen Tradition ausdifferenzierten. Nicht immer war und ist diese Koexistenz eine friedliche. Die... more...

  • On the Sacredby Gordon Lynch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Mystical Societyby Philip Wexler

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 25.99

    In Mystical Society Philip Wexler, a well-known critical theorist with a background in social psychology and a special interest in spirituality, examines the revitalization of spirituality manifesting itself in society and in education. Describing what he calls "cultural changes toward the sacred," he documents a cultural shift, brought about by... more...

  • Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sitesby Elazar Barkan; Karen Barkey

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    This anthology explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus, and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders maneuver between competition and cooperation, coexistence and conflict. Contributors probe the notion of coexistence and the logic that underlies centuries of “sharing,? exploring... more...

  • Pilgrimageby Linda Kay Davidson

    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...

  • American Sociology of Religionby Anthony J Blasi

    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...

  • Rites of Passageby Kathleen Wall

    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 person’s 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...