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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 23.99
Ritual studies today figures as a central element of religious discourse for many scholars around the world. Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice, Catherine Bell's sweeping and seminal work on the subject, helped legitimize the field. In this volume, Bell re-examines the issues, methods, and ramifications of our interest in ritual by concentrating on... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 10.95
Writing personalized wedding vows is a wonderful way to make the big day that much more special. Packed with ideas, insights, and inspiration, this completely revised third edition helps you declare your love in a uniquely personal way. This book features information on how to develop meaningful, personal wedding vows, incorporate a favorite song or... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 54.99
It is often claimed that we live in a secular age. But we do not live in a desacralized one. Sacred forms - whether in 'religious' or 'secular' guise - continue to shape social life in the modern world, giving rise to powerful emotions, polarized group id more...
- De Gruyter 1921; US$ 133.00
Die Philosophie im letzten Drittel des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 84.95
Durkheim is one of the founding fathers of modern sociology and a key figure in the development of social theory. And yet today his work is often misunderstood, since it is commonly viewed through the lens of later authors who used his writings to illustrate certain tendencies in social thought. Durkheim Reconsidered challenges the common views... more...