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  • The Possibility of Altruismby Thomas Nagel

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    Just as there are rational requirements on thought, there are rational requirements on action. This book defends a conception of ethics, and a related conception of human nature, according to which altruism is included among the basic rational requirements on desire and action. more...

  • Alternative Sociologies of Religionby James V. Spickard

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 27.00

    Alternative Sociologies of Religion explores what the sociology of religion would look like had it emerged in a Confucian, Muslim, or Native American culture rather than in a Christian one.    Sociology has long used Western Christianity as a model for all religious life. As a result, the field has tended to highlight aspects of religion that Christians... more...

  • Contemporary Irelandby Sara O'Sullivan

    UCD Press 2016; US$ 15.99

    In-depth description and analysis of the transformations that have taken place in Ireland over the past ten years during the heyday of the Celtic Tiger more...

  • Sport and the Irishby Alan Bairner

    UCD Press 2016; US$ 15.99

    Consides the relationship between sport, national identities and gender in a contemporary Irish context more...

  • Out of the Ashesby Anthony M. Esolen

    Regnery Publishing 2017; US$ 27.99

    It's not your imagination: civilized human societythe institutions and values that separate man from beast and bring us closer to Godis collapsing. Communities are no longer directed towards a common good; children are no longer our first priority; businesses no longer value "good work"; great arts and skills have been lost; and manhood and womanhood... more...

  • Shattering the Illusionby Tracy J. Trothen

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2012; US$ 16.95

    Shattering the Illusion is the first book to gather and comparatively analyze policies addressing child sexual abuse complaints in a selection of religious institutions in Canada. Although there is a substantial body of literature regarding Christianity and sexual abuse, very little of it focuses on religious institutions in Canada and their respective... more...

  • Violence in Southern Sport and Cultureby Eric Bain-Selbo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.64

    This book discusses violence and its connection with religion, sport and popular culture. It highlights the religious dimensions of violence and the role of violence in the religion and culture of the American South. Extending into popular culture, it then makes the case that sport?particularly American football?is a cultural phenomenon... more...

  • Religio-Political Narratives in the United Statesby A. Sims; F. Powe; J. Hill

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2014; US$ 78.02

    The authors select sermons by Martin Luther King Jr. and Jeremiah Wright to as a framework to examine the meaning of God in America as part of the formational religio-political narrative of the country. more...

  • Mediating Religion and Governmentby Kevin R. den Dulk; E. Oldmixon

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2014; US$ 97.54

    The study of religion and politics is a strongly behavioral sub-discipline, and within the American context, scholars place tremendous emphasis on its influence on political attitudes and behaviors, resultuing in a better understanding of religion's ability to shape voting patterns, party affiliation, and views of public policy. more...