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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
Almost all the great religious thinkers of the past have developed a social as well as theological doctrine, but their sociology was as a rule merely implicit in their work or at best half formulated so that careful study and analysis is needed to bring it out. This is the task which Dr. Stark has set himself in the present essays. He has searched... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Since the beginning of the anthropology of pilgrimage, scant attention has been paid to pilgrimage and pilgrim places in eastern and south-eastern Europe. Seeking to address such a deficit, this book brings together scholars from eastern and south-eastern Europe to explore the crossing of borders in terms of the relationship between pilgrimage and... more...
- Molden Verlag 2014; US$ 20.09
Die Muslimbruderschaft ist die größte Islamistengruppe der Welt und gleichzeitig in ihrer Vielschichtigkeit kaum fassbar. Längst sind die Muslimbrüder auch außerhalb ihres Mutterlandes Ägypten ein globaler Machtfaktor. Millionen sind weltweit in 78 Ländern aktiv: nicht bloß in der islamischen Welt, auch in den USA, Großbritannien, Österreich und Deutschland.... more...
- World Wisdom 2014; US$ 9.99
Religions from across the globe all share one important practice : everyone prays! In this bright and simple concept book, young readers are transported around the world to discover just how important the act of prayer is to all of the major religions. With an appendix to help answer questions children might have, Everyone Prays offers young... more...
- Twaweza Communications 2014; US$ 26.95
While probing the politics of everyday in Gikuyu popular music, the main thrust of this book is to unpack the representation of daily struggles through music. Depending mainly on the lyrics of the songs, the study also combines both the textual and the contextual analysis of the music. Music here is studied both as a text, and as an aspect of popular... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 39.99
Is European culture visible enough in the globalized world? Why is culture from this continent often perceived as ?old-fashioned? or even worse as ?out-dated?? Is the export of national cultural products and services - in most European countries subsidized by the taxpayer - no longer relevant, or more relevant than ever before? Is it a huge waste of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
This new, innovative text/reader accomplishes two important goals: (1) an analytically rigorous presentation; (2) and one, thanks to the 5 unique foundational essays connected to 32 adapted readings, that allows instructors to involve their undergraduate students in the broad debates and issues that will equip them to analyze, discuss, and make their... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
Pilgrimages can be analysed as acts of conflict - such as the Crusades - or also as platforms for relationship building and rapprochement between religions. With a set of contributions from leading experts in the field, this book explores the concept of pilgrimage in Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Some specific examples of pilgrimages that helped... more...