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  • Theorizing ritualsby Jens Kreinath; Jan Snoek; Michael Stausberg

    BRILL 2007; US$ 217.00

    Volume two of Theorizing Rituals mainly consists of an annotated bibliography of more than 400 items covering those books, edited volumes and essays that are considered most relevant for the field of ritual theory. more...

  • Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 20by R L Piedmont; Andrew Village

    BRILL 2009; US$ 151.00

    A wide range of research and review articles are presented. Topic areas include mental and physical health, personality correlates of spirituality, validity evidence for the ASPIRES, and the role of religious values on socio-political attitudes. Also included in this volume are studies examining women's issues surrounding body image and disordered... more...

  • Ritualby Catherine Bell

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 23.99

    From handshakes and toasts to chant and genuflection, ritual pervades our social interactions and religious practices. Still, few of us could identify all of our daily and festal ritual behaviors, much less explain them to an outsider. Similarly, because of the variety of activities that qualify as ritual and their many contradictory yet, in many ways,... more...

  • The New Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religionby Bryan S. Turner

    Wiley 2010; US$ 225.95

    Reflecting the very latest developments in the field, the New Companion provides a comprehensive introduction to the sociology of religion with a clear emphasis on comparative and historical approaches. Covers major debates in secularization theory, rational choice theory, feminism and the body Takes a multidisciplinary approach, covering history,... more...

  • Annual Review of the Sociology of Religionby Giuseppe Giordan

    BRILL 2010; US$ 216.00

    The purpose of the Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion (ARSR) is to investigate the ?new? role of religion in the contemporary world, which is characterized by cultural pluralism and religious individualism. It is the aim of the ARSR to combine different methods within the social scientific study of religion. The ARSR employs an interdisciplinary... more...

  • Prayer Fashions Manby James S. Cutsinger

    World Wisdom 2004; US$ 9.99

    In this newly revised English translation from the French, including a comprehensive glossary, this volume surveys the enormous range of Schuon's writngs on prayer and spiritual life. more...

  • Exploring the Postsecularby Arie Molendijk; Justin Beaumont; Christoph Jedan

    BRILL 2010; US$ 185.00

    This book examines contemporary relations between religion, politics and urban societies from a theoretical perspective. Special attention is paid to those authors (e.g. Habermas, Taylor) who analyze new global constellations in terms of a shift from the secular to the postsecular. more...

  • Pray Without Ceasingby Patrick Laude

    World Wisdom 2006; US$ 9.99

    Why and how should one pray? Pray Without Ceasing is an attempt at answering this question in the most essential and direct way. The treasury of spiritual texts that have been collected in this volume is focused on the way of the invocation of divine Names, or sacred formulae. more...

  • How I Prayby Jim Castelli

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Religion writer Jim Castelli set out to answer these profound questions by talking with twenty-six spiritual leaders and practitioners representing the wide spectrum of faith in America today. How I Pray gathers these remarkable conversations into a thought-provoking, personal, and deeply meaningful volume. In How I Pray Christians and Jews, Muslims... more...

  • Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200by Maria-Zoe Petropoulou

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 54.99

    A study of animal sacrifice within Greek paganism, Judaism, and Christianity during the period of their interaction between about 100 BC and AD 200. After a vivid account of the realities of sacrifice in the Greek East and in the Jerusalem Temple (up to AD 70), Maria-Zoe Petropoulou explores the attitudes of early Christians towards this practice.... more...