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Sociology of Religion

  • Sacred Furyby Charles Selengut

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 34.99

    Updated throughout, the third edition of the acclaimed Sacred Fury explores violence in world religion. Featuring new material on violence in Buddhism and Hinduism, the rise of ISIS, ?lone wolf terrorists,? and more, this is an essential text for understanding the connections between religion and violence both historically and today. more...

  • Prosperos Bücher. Friktionen, Struktur und die Grundzüge einer Monadologie des Filmsby Christian Köhler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 20.53

    Christian Köhlers Buch ist eine komplexe und vielschichtige Arbeit über Peter Greenaways Film Properos Bücher (NL/UK 1991). Der englische Maler und Regisseur experimentierte in seiner Adaption von Shakespeares Theaterstück Der Sturm von 1611 mit einer frühen digitalen Aufnahmetechnik, der ?Paintbox? von Sony.  Vor dem Hintergrund der Filmtheorie... more...

  • Religion and Regulation in Indonesiaby Ismatu Ropi

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 85.98

    This book analyses the relation between state and religion in Indonesia, considering both the philosophical underpinning of government intervention on religious life but also cases and regulations related to religious affairs in Indonesia. Examining state regulation of religious affairs, it focuses on understanding its origin, history and consequences... more...

  • Devotional Fitnessby Martin Radermacher

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.99

    This book examines evangelical dieting and fitness programs and provides a systematic approach of this diverse field with its wide variety of programs. When evangelical Christians engage in fitness and dieting classes in order to ?glorify God,? they often face skepticism. This book approaches devotional fitness culture in North America from a religious... more...

  • New Religiosities, Modern Capitalism, and Moral Complexities in Southeast Asiaby Juliette Koning; Gwenaël NJOTO-FEILLARD

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 85.98

    As Southeast Asia experiences unprecedented economic modernization, religious and moral practices are being challenged as never before. From Thai casinos to Singaporean megachurches, from the practitioners of Islamic Finance in Jakarta to Pentecostal Christians in rural Cambodia, this volume discusses the moral complexities that arise when religious... more...

  • Zwischen Klassik und Moderneby Klaus Lichtblau

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 49.10

    Der vorliegende Band versammelt die wichtigsten Aufsätze Klaus Lichtblaus zu den Werken von Georg Simmel, Max Weber und Franz Oppenheimer und deren Bedeutung für die Entwicklung der deutschen Soziologie. Er nimmt den ästhetischen Bedeutungsgehalt des Begriffs des ?Modernen? ernst und verdeutlicht anhand einer nationalen Tradition der Soziologie exemplarisch... more...

  • Catholic Parishes of the 21st Centuryby Charles E. Zech; Mary L. Gautier; Mark M. Gray; Jonathon L. Wiggins; Thomas P. Gaunt

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    This book offers an in-depth look at the changing characteristics and activities of American Catholic parish life using the most current research. The surprising findings lead to discussions about the way parishes can better serve their members and the wider parish community. more...

  • Arbeit als Subjektivierendes Handelnby Fritz Boehle

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 71.42

    Dieses Buch zeigt, dass menschliche Fähigkeiten wie subjektives Empfinden und Gespür, assoziativ-bildhaftes Denken und situatives Vorgehen notwendig sind, um Ziele zu erreichen und Probleme zu lösen. Dies ist gerade auch im Arbeitsbereich, in dem das Leitbild planmäßig-rationalen Handelns vorherrscht, der Fall. Insbesondere in unwägbaren und ungewissen... more...

  • Governance für eine Gesellschaftstransformationby Jana Rückert-John; Martina Schäfer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.71

    Dieser Sammelband widmet sich der wissenschaftlichen Analyse und Diskussion politischer und institutioneller Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten sowie förderlicher Bedingungen und bestehender Barrieren für neue Governance-Formen. Neben konzeptionellen Beiträgen werden konkrete Erfordernisse und innovative Gestaltungsoptionen nachhaltiger Entwicklung in ausgewählten... more...

  • Religion as a Political Resourceby Miriam Schader

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 53.11

    Miriam Schader shows that migrants can use religion as a resource for political involvement in their (new) country of residence ? but under certain circumstances only. The author analyses the role religious networks and symbols play for the politicization and participation of Muslim and Christian migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in Berlin and Paris.... more...