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  • Auf der Suche nach dem katholischen Arbeitermädchen vom Landeby Marcel Helbig; Thorsten Schneider

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99

    Beeinflussen Religionen und Religionsgemeinschaften ? vermittelt über Lebensführung, Werthaltungen, Minderheitenstatus, gemeinschaftliche Aktivitäten und Ressourcen ? den Bildungserfolg von Kindern in industrialisierten Gesellschaften? Zur Beantwortung dieser Fragen knüpfen die Autoren unter anderem an die in den Nachkriegsjahren in Westdeutschland... more...

  • Biographie, Ritual und Medienby Nadja Miczek

    transcript 2014; US$ 35.68

    Engel, Reiki, Jesus und das Vaterunser - wie passt das zusammen? Für viele religiöse Menschen ist es heute selbstverständlich, verschiedenste Vorstellungen und rituelle Praktiken in die eigene Biographie zu integrieren. Sie gestalten ihre Religiosität so, wie es für sie passend erscheint. Nadja Miczek zeigt: Das Internet und andere Medien spielen hierbei... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sitesby Elazar Barkan; Karen Barkey

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    This anthology explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus, and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders maneuver between competition and cooperation, coexistence and conflict. Contributors probe the notion of coexistence and the logic that underlies centuries of “sharing,? exploring... more...

  • Citizens of the Broken Compassby Jack E. Brush

    John Hunt Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    This collection of essays aims at promoting dialogue between groups that have become polarized over issues such as: human rights, same-sex marriage and religion. more...

  • Civic Ideology, Organization, and Law in the Rule Scrollsby Yonder M. Gillihan

    BRILL 2011; US$ 242.00

    Using insights from modern sociology, this book argues that the organization, law, and literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls sect expressed an "alternative civic ideology" by which members claimed citizenship in a superior commonwealth that would soon replace the existing Judean state. more...

  • Claiming Society for Godby Nancy J. Davis; Robert V. Robinson

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 20.99

    Claiming Society for God focuses on common strategies employed by religiously orthodox, fundamentalist movements around the world. Rather than employing terrorism, as much of post-9/11 thinking suggests, these movements use a patient, under-the-radar strategy of infiltrating and subtly transforming civil society. Nancy J. Davis and Robert V. Robinson... more...

  • The Crooked Timber Of Humanityby Isaiah Berlin

    Random House 2012; US$ 27.18

    Isaiah Berlin is regarded by many as one of the greatest historians of ideas of his time. In The Crooked Timber of Humanity , he argues passionately, eloquently, and subtly, that what he calls 'the Great Goods' of human aspiration - liberty, justice, equality - do not cohere and never can. Pluralism and variety of thought are not avoidable compromises,... more...

  • Cultural Ontology of the Self in Painby Siby K. George; P. G. Jung

    Springer India 2015; US$ 129.00

    The mainstream approach to the understanding of pain continues to be governed by the biomedical paradigm and the dualistic Cartesian ontology. This Volume brings together essays of scholars of literature, philosophy and history on the many enigmatic shades of pain-experience, mostly from an anti-Cartesian perspective of cultural ontology by scholars... more...

  • Das Ethos der Ethikby Martin Hähnel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; Not Available

    Wie kann der gegenwärtig bestehende Hiatus zwischen Ethik, der Reflexion auf Moral und Ethos, dem sittlichen Handeln als solchen, überwunden werden? Zur Beantwortung dieser Frage nimmt Martin Hähnel Bezug auf die Idee einer grundlegenden sittlichen Werthaltung ? Sachlichkeit ?, deren anthropologische Wurzeln zuerst von Max Scheler, Helmuth Plessner... more...