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  • Prayer From Alexander To Constantineby Mark Kiley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Prayer From Alexander To Constantine presents a diverse selection of prayer chosen by over 40 different historians, all specialists in their respective areas of Graeco-Roman literature. This collaboration gives the book a range and depth that no individual author could hope to rival. Each selection includes an introductory essay, followed by a new... more...

  • Werte - Religion - Glaubenskommunikationby Forschungsgruppe ?Religion und Gese

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.99

    ?Hat religiöse Bildung in der heutigen säkularen, postmodernen Gesellschaft noch einen Sinn und eine positive Wirkung? In diesem Buch berichten Forscherinnen und Forscher aus Soziologie, Psychologie und Religionspädagogik über eine breit angelegte empirische Studie zur religiösen Bildung am Beispiel der Erstkommunionkatechese. Was lernen die Kinder... more...

  • 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...

  • Comics - Bilder, Stories und Sequenzen in religiösen Deutungskulturenby Jörn Ahrens; Frank T. Brinkmann; Nathanael Riemer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 49.99

    Comics sind fester Bestandteil spätmoderner Text- und Zeichenwelten. Sie haben der Gegenwartskultur nicht nur Storys und Sagenkränze beschert, sondern auch Mythen, Ikonen und Helden. Dass die skizzierten Protagonisten bisweilen auch als Antihelden konstruiert werden ? und sich die Erzählungen insofern auch als Antimythen aufstellen ? bekräftigt im... more...

  • Der Traktat "Vom Mysterium der Buchstaben"by Cordula Bandt

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00

    The editio princeps of the tract On the Mystery of Letters (mid-6th century) opens access to a unique document from Early Byzantine monastic writing. Working from the Jewish tradition of Hebrew letters, but at the same time distancing himself from it, the author developed a Christian interpretation of the Greek alphabet ? from alpha through... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 12.95

    Noah benShea is a poet, philosopher, educator, executive advisor, and international bestselling author of fifteen books, including the beloved Jacob the Baker series. His weekly essays have appeared in The New York Times Newspaper Regional Network and his work was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. His website is noahswindow.com. Jordan benShea,... more...

  • Religion in the Contemporary Worldby Alan Aldridge

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95

    Alan Aldridge is former reader in the sociology of culture at the University of Nottingham. 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...

  • Opening the Doors of Wonderby Arthur Magida

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    This bold, pioneering book explores rites of passage in America by sifting through the accounts of influential thinkers who experienced them. Arthur J. Magida explains the underlying theologies, evolution, and actual practice of Jewish bar and bat mitzvahs, Christian confirmations, Hindu sacred thread ceremonies, Muslim shahadas and Zen jukai ceremonies.... more...

  • Der Sozialwert der Religionby Volker Drehsen; Christian Albrecht; Hans Martin Dober; Birgit Weyel

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    In light of the current popularity enjoyed by the subject of religion and questions about the consequences arising from this situation, especially for practical theology, the early essays on the sociology of religion by Volker Drehsen (born 1949) have once again become poignant. They continue to retain their power of illuminating the self-conception... more...