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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Religion is a major force in contemporary society. It is also one of the least understood social and political influences on individuals and communities. In this innovative collection of original essays and classic readings, experts explore the significance of contemporary religiosity: as a source of meaning and motivation, how it unites and divides... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 79.00
Most Sociology of Religion texts are decidedly staid and uninteresting, covering ?contemporary? developments which are only contemporary only from a disciplinary perspective. They are not contemporary if viewed from the perspective of the religion?s practioners (in religious and non-religious settings). The textbooks that attempt to be interesting... more...
- SAGE Publications 1992; US$ 57.00
In the 1960s many sociologists proclaimed traditional religion to be in its death throes. But, just as secularization gained nearly universal acceptance among scholars, religious resurgence burst forth from many directions - new religious movements and the growth of Islamic fundamentalism for example. In A Future for Religion? , contributors ask whether,... more...
- Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2014; US$ 35.95
Die Frage nach der geschichtlichen Dimension religiöser Sozialisation, Erziehung und Bildung hat sich vor allem in den letzten zehn Jahren als ein gewichtiger intra- und interdisziplinärer Forschungsstrang etabliert. Der vorliegende Band enthält die Beiträge der Jahrestagung 2013 des »Arbeitskreises für historische Religionspädagogik« zum Thema »Zwischenbilanzen:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
Almost all the great religious thinkers of the past have developed a social as well as theological doctrine, but their sociology was as a rule merely implicit in their work or at best half formulated so that careful study and analysis is needed to bring it out. This is the task which Dr. Stark has set himself in the present essays. He has searched... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 59.99
Maria Grazia Martino and her contributing authors highlight the different solutions found by European countries with different ecclesiastical law systems, different distributions of Christian denominations and different percentages of Muslim immigrants: Germany, Switzerland, France, Sweden, Italy and Greece. Churches and religious communities are actors... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
This dictionary supplies associations which have been evoked by certain words, signs, etc. in Western civilization in the past, and which may float to the surface again tomorrow; for however 'daringly new' a modern use of imagery may look, it generally appears to have roots in what has been said and done in the past. No fine distinctions have been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
America is widely regarded as the ultimate "Christian Nation." Religious language has always been at the forefront of American politics but this has increased since the events of 9/11. 'Myth and the Christian Nation' presents a startling analysis of how and why Christianity and national identity have been woven together in recent American political... more...
- Gabal Verlag 2015; US$ 16.21
Wenn Sie Ihr Leben verbessern wollen, ist Willenskraft Ihr neuer Freund. Zahlreiche Studien belegen: Im Vergleich zu anderen Faktoren hat Willenskraft mehr Einfluss auf den beruflichen und privaten Erfolg als Intelligenz. Willenskraft ist entscheidender für den Führungserfolg als Charisma. Menschen, die ihre Willenskraft klug nutzen, leben glücklicher... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00
The potential of visual research methods in the sociology of religion is vast, but largely untapped. This comes as a surprise, however, given the visual, symbolic, and material nature of religion and spirituality. Evidence of religious faith and practice is materially present in everything from clothing and jewelry to artifacts found in people?s homes... more...