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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 99.95
Paganistan - a moniker adapted by the Twin Cities Contemporary Pagan community - is the title of a history and ethnography of a regionally unique, urban, and vibrant community in Minnesota. As the first ever study of this long-lived community, this book sets out to document Paganistan as another aspect of the increasing prevalence of Paganism in the... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
This volume contains studies on two of the most fascinating personalities in the academic world of the 20th century. In their common years in Heidelberg, both Weber and Troeltsch developed a research program in sociology of religion which was devoted to the analysis of the ?cultural importance? of religion, in particular Protestant piety. Their common... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95
Mythologies and narratives of victimization pervade contemporary Croatia, set against the backdrop of militarized notions of masculinity and the political mobilization of religion and nationhood. Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork in rural Dalmatia in the Croatian-Bosnian border region, this book provides a unique account of the politics... more...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99
Atheist Persona is a summary of the most recent research on the subject of atheism. In an effort to create a more courteous dialogue between theists and atheists, this book acknowledges that while there are reasons for believing in God, there are also reasons for not believing in God. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The argument presented in this book is that the recent ?spiritual? trajectory of Roy Bhaskar?s work, upon which he first embarked with the publication of his From East to West , undermines the fundamental achievements of his earlier work. The problem with Bhaskar?s new philosophical system ( Transcendental Dialectical Critical Realism or simply... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Providing a wealth of empirical research on the everyday practise of Islam in post-Soviet Central Asia, this book gives a detailed account of how Islam is understood and practised among ordinary Muslims in the region, focusing in particular on Uzbekistan. It shows how individuals negotiate understandings of Islam as an important marker for identity,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Muslims and Islam in U.S. Education explores the complex interface that exists between U.S. school curriculum, teaching practice about religion in public schools, societal and teacher attitudes toward Islam and Muslims, and multiculturalism as a framework for meeting the needs of minority group students. It presents multiculturalism as a concept... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95
Both history and current events attest to the continued significance of religion in society. Despite the role and importance of the institution of religion, and the profound influence that religious organizations continue to exert, it occupies a curiously marginal place in organization theory. At the same time, organization theory has been criticized... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 18.00
The world?s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter?s call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths. His urgent report covers a system of discrimination that extends... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 23.99
In this magnificently illustrated cultural history?the tie-in to the pbs and bbc series The Story of the Jews ?simon schama details the story of the jewish people, tracing their experience across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the new world in 1492 It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance... more...