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  • Selbstmordanschläge und Islamby Thorsten Gerald Schneiders

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.99

    ?Das Phänomen der Selbstmordattentäter ist historisch belegt und nicht auf bestimmte Religionen und Kulturen begrenzt. Trotzdem liegt der Fokus häufig auf Taten, die in einem islamischen Kontext verübt werden. Die zentralen Beweggründe für Selbstmordattentäter sind politischer Natur. Dass der religiöse Aspekt dennoch überhöht wird, liegt an dem Stereotyp,... more...

  • Interreligiöses Lernen narrativby Mirjam Zimmermann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 14.42

    In einer pluralistischen Welt brauchen junge Menschen interreligiöse Kompetenz, um in Austausch mit Angehörigen verschiedener Religionen treten zu können. Mirjam Zimmermann entwickelt ein völlig neues narratives Konzept des interreligiösen Lernens, das Schülerinnen und Schüler genau dafür fit macht. Das Erzählen hat in allen Weltreligionen eine lange... more...

  • Modernities, Memory and Mutationsby Abby Day; 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...

  • A World of Ways to Say I Doby Noah benShea; Jordan benShea

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 12.95

    The words we choose with which to say "I do" reflect a couple's individual love and expresses their innermost hopes for what their marriage and commitment will be for their lifetime. Today's modern bride and groom want to incorporate tradition, eloquence, and faithful promises into their vows, and this beautiful book offers ideas and inspirations... more...

  • Annual Review of the Sociology of Religionby Enzo Pace; Patrick Michel

    BRILL 2011; US$ 166.00

    The main goal of the second issue of the Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion, devoted entirely to religion and politics, is precisely to question the sense of a reconstruction of the mutual and simultaneous relations between these two spheres of social life. What does this process mean and where is it taking us? more...

  • Religion in the Contemporary Worldby Alan Aldridge

    Wiley 2013; US$ 56.95

    In the new edition of this widely praised text, Alan Aldridge examines the complex realities of religious belief, practice and institutions. Religion is a powerful and controversial force in the contemporary world, even in supposedly secular societies. Almost all societies seek to cultivate religions and faith communities as sources of social stability... more...

  • The Sociology of Religionby Malcolm B. Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 37.95

    The Sociology of Religion is a comprehensive and wide-ranging introduction to theoretical debates in the sociology of religion, placing these theories in the context of specific religious beliefs and practices. Using examples as diverse as primitive religions, Buddhism, millenial movements, the Protestant Ethic, secularisation, cults and the new... more...

  • Challenging Religionby James A. Beckford; James T. Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 206.00

    In the last half century new religious movements or cults of one sort and another have mushroomed throughout the US and Europe. Increasingly these groups have been met with attempts to monitor and control them on the part of the state, and concerns about the protection of religious 'consumers' have been set against the democratic right to religious... more...

  • The Frankfurt School on Religionby Eduardo Mendieta

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 36.95

    In "The Frankfurt School on Religion," Eduardo Mendieta has brought together a collection of readings and essays revealing both the deep connections that the Frankfurt School has always maintained with religion as well as the significant contribution that its work has to offer. Rather than being unanimously antagonistic towards religion as has been... more...

  • Religious Imagination and the Bodyby Paula M. Cooey

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 109.99

    Offering a feminist perspective on the significance of the body in the context of religious life and practice, this treatise examines the evidence, ranging from the novels of Toni Morrison to the paintings of Frida Kahlo. more...