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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 75.70

    Religionswissenschaft / Religionsgeschichte   Religiöse Vielfalt ist nicht erst eine Erscheinung der ?westlichen Moderne?. Vielmehr existierten schon in frühen Zeiten und an verschiedenen Orten der Welt oft mehrere Religionen nebeneinander, sei es dass diese unterschiedlichen Ursprungs waren oder sich aufgrund divergierender Auffassungen der religiösen... 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...

  • Bourdieu on Religionby Terry Rey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Modernities, Memory and Mutationsby Dr Abby Day; Dr Mia Lövheim

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Grace Davie, one of the world?s most influential scholars in contemporary sociology of religion, has furthered a tradition developed by David Martin and others in comparative sociology of religion and modernity in European and international perspective. Davie?s writings on belief and belonging, particularly in a context outside active Church participation,... more...

  • Sinn und Bedeutung des Symbols im Wandel der Zeitby Lieselotte von Eltz

    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...

  • 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 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...