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Worship. Cultus

  • 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...

  • Kampf um Imagesby Jörn Ahrens; Lutz Hieber; York Kautt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Der Kampf um Bilder, um ihre Herstellung, ihren Einsatz, ihre Rezeption und Bedeutung reicht sehr weit in die Kulturgeschichte zurück. Von einem ?Kampf um Images? in der Gegenwartsgesellschaft zu sprechen bedeutet indessen, einem soziokulturellen Wandel Rechnung zu tragen, der mit Medienumbrüchen ebenso in Beziehung steht wie mit gesellschaftlichen... 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...

  • Visiting the Calvario at Mitla, Oaxacaby William R. Arfman

    Sidestone Press 2008; US$ 16.25

    In the centre of the Mexican town of Mitla stands a run-down chapel on an overgrown pre-colonial pyramid. The chapel, housing three crosses, is the town's Calvario, the local representation of the hill on which Christ died. Although buses full of tourists on their way to Chiapas or on daytrips from Oaxaca City swarm the town every day almost none... more...

  • Healing Mantrasby Thom Ashley-Farrand

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    "Sound is more than simply a medium of artistic expression. Sound has practical and powerful applications in the real world." Mantras, or simple chants, are short phrases packed with energy and intention--specifically designed to generate powerful sound waves that promote healing, insight, creativity, and spiritual growth. Healing Mantras is the practical,... more...

  • Shakti Mantrasby Thom Ashley-Farrand

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    SHAKTI MANTRAS Tapping into the Great Goddess Energy Within ? Enhance your spiritual gifts ? Lighten your karmic burden ? Improve your health and increase prosperity ? Live in harmony with the universe Now, with Shakti Mantras , we can all benefit from this ancient practice. Thomas Ashley-Farrand, a Vedic priest, is an American expert in the intricacies... more...

  • Islam and Citizenship Educationby Ednan Aslan; Marcia Hermansen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 79.99

    The scholarly contributors to this volume investigate various means to stimulate and facilitate reflection on new social relations while clarifying the contradictions between religious and social affiliation from different perspectives and experiences. They explore hindrances whose removal could enable Muslim children and youth to pursue equal participation... more...

  • On the Edgeby Ina ter Avest

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    For the first time, leading scholars in Religious Education and Citizenship Education reflect upon ‘the making of’ of their theoretical framework, in honour of Siebren Miedema. In this Liber Amicorum, in retrospect these scholars recognize, implicitly or more explicitly, ‘critical incidents’ and they honour ‘critical persons’... more...

  • The Holy Portolano / Le Portulan sacréby Michele Bacci; Martin Rohde

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In the late Middle Ages, a trans-Mediterranean network of holy sites developed, linked to one another by sea routes. Due to their locations, they stood out as symbolic intersections between the sea, the land, and the heavens. The essays in this volume describe the specific sacred geography of the sanctuaries situated along medieval sea... more...

  • God from the Machineby William Sims Bainbridge

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 29.99

    A demonstration of how religion and religious belief can emerge using computer simulations more...