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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.80
For junior/senior-level courses in Religion and Society in departments of Sociology and Religious Studies. Using an unbiased, balanced approach, the 8th edition of this text puts religion in its social context by discussing the impact of society on religion and helps students understand the role and function of religion in society that occur regardless... more...
- Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2015; US$ 12.99
The Triumph of Faith explodes the myth that people around the world are abandoning religion. Stark marshals an incredible amount of data?surveys of more than a million people in 163 nations?to paint the full picture that both scholars and popular commentators have missed. He explains why the astonishing growth of religion is happening, and what... more...
- Pitchstone Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99
Addresses the often unhealthy and troublesome relationship between sex and religion, covering such issues as gay rights, reproductive rights, and abortion People are constantly judged for their sexual choices, their frequency of sexual activity, their selection of partners, and their decisions regarding birth control, and much of this judgment... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 19.99
Protestant-Catholic-Jew . . . . [It] spoke precisely to the mid-century condition and speaks in still applicable ways to the American condition and, at its best, the human condition." ?Martin E. Marty, from the Introduction "In Protestant-Catholic-Jew Will Herberg has written the most fascinating essay on the religious sociology of America... more...
- Open Road Media 2011; US$ 14.99
Influential scholar Peter L. Berger reveals five signs that point to the supernatural and its place in a modern secular society Acclaimed scholar and sociologist Peter L. Berger examines religion in twentieth-century Western society, exploring the social nature of knowledge and its effect on religious belief. Using five signs evident in ordinary... more...
- Bastei Entertainment 2014; US$ 8.51
Die Probleme der islamischen Welt sind unübersehbar, ebenso deren Folgen für den Westen. Mit dieser provokanten Feststellung analysiert Beranard Lewis die historische Entwicklung des Orients - insbesondere des Osmanischen Reiches und seine Nachfolgestaaten: Die einstige Drehscheibe der Kultur, des Fortschritts und der Kunst verlor im Laufe der Geschichte... more...
- Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2014; US$ 20.54
Religion ist wieder Thema. Manche sprechen sogar von einer Rückkehr der Religionen. Solche Prognosen sind allerdings problematisch. Das liegt auch daran, dass der Religionsbegriff selbst unscharf geworden ist, da die christliche Vorstellung von Religion ihren Monopolanspruch verloren hat. Um den Begriff der Religion näherzukommen und in... more...
- Beacon Press 2015; US$ 26.95
An inside look at the young, diverse, progressive Christians who are transforming the evangelical movement Deborah Jian Lee left the evangelical world because she was frustrated by its conservative politics. But over the years she stayed close to those in the movement, and she has come to realize that evangelical culture and politics are changing,... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
In this 1912 classic, a founder of modern sociology seeks the enduring source of human social identity. Émile Durkheim presents a remarkably accessible examination of animism, naturism, totemism, myth, and ritual. His intriguing views and ultimate conclusion?that the source of religion and morality lies in collective consciousness, rather than in... more...