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- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 44.00
The reader is taken on a global exploration of the forms and diversities of religions and their social and cultural contexts... It is up to the minute in research and theory, and comfortably grounded in the traditions of the social explanation of things religious and spiritual. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00
Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926. Alongside extensive reference material, including Westermarck?s... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 40.00
This book outlines approaches to human rights and responsibilities within the different world religions. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
Even in our world of redefined life partnerships and living arrangements, most marriages begin through sacred ritual connected to a religious tradition. But if marriage rituals affirm deeply held religious and secular values in the presence of clergy, family, and community, where does divorce, which severs so many of these sacred bonds, fit in? ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
Are reports of the 'death of deviance' premature? This collection brings together leading international scholars to analyse uses of the 'deviance' concept to argue its vitality and show its possible utility in a variety of fields including religion, education and media narratives. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
This volume analyzes discourses in which religion is used to legitimize political violence. The research centers on both premodern and modern Islam and Christianity outside the post-industrial world, with a particular focus on the Middle East and Latin America, thus filling a gap in the existing literature. The resulting study and its contribution... more...
- Brandeis University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
SYLVIA BARACK FISHMAN is the Joseph and Esther Foster Professor of Contemporary Jewish Life in the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University, and co-director of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute. The author of eight books and numerous articles on the changing Jewish family, intermarriage, transformations in gender roles, Jewish... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 24.95
Anthropology of Religion: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introductory text organized around key issues that all anthropologists of religion face. This book uses a wide range of historical and ethnographic examples to address not only what is studied by anthropologists of religion, but how such studies are approached. It addresses questions... more...