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  • Creole Religions of the Caribbeanby Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert; Margarite Fernandez Olmos; Joseph M. Murphy

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    Creolization—the coming together of diverse beliefs and practices to form new beliefs and practices-is one of the most significant phenomena in Caribbean religious history. Brought together in the crucible of the sugar plantation, Caribbean peoples drew on the variants of Christianity brought by European colonizers, as well as on African religious... more...

  • Sacred Mattersby Gary Laderman

    New Press, The 2009; US$ 17.95

    Widely praised in hardcover as a fascinating and important addition to religious and cultural studies, Sacred Matters reveals the remarkable ways that religious practices permeate American cultural life. In a country where references to God are as normal as proclaiming love of country, support for the military, or security for the nation’s children,... more...

  • The Language of Godby Francis S. Collins

    Free Press 2006; US$ 12.99

    Does science necessarily undermine faith in God? Or could it actually support faith? Beyond the flashpoint debates over the teaching of evolution, or stem-cell research, most of us struggle with contradictions concerning life's ultimate question. We know that accidents happen, but we believe we are on earth for a reason. Until now, most scientists... more...

  • Religion in American Lifeby Jon Butler; Grant Wacker; Randall Balmer

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 16.99

    "Quite ambitious, tracing religion in the United States from European colonization up to the 21st century.... The writing is strong throughout."--Publishers Weekly (starred review) "One can hardly do better than Religion in American Life.... A good read, especially for the uninitiated. The initiated might also read it for its felicity... more...

  • Science and Religionby Pietro Corsi

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 35.00

    Science and Religion assesses the impact of social, political and intellectual change upon Anglican circles, with reference to Oxford University in the decades following the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars. more...

  • Religious confessions and the sciences in the sixteenth centuryby J. Helm; A. Winkelmann

    BRILL 2001; US$ 101.00

    This volume discusses the ways in which religious conviction and the development of the natural sciences and medicine influenced each other in the 16th century. more...

  • The resurgence of religionby D.S. Zeidan

    BRILL 2003; US$ 149.00

    A comparative study of basic themes in Christian and Islamic fundamentalist discourses, analyzing texts from a wide variety of leaders and movements. It looks for "family resemblances" and significant differences in order to better understand the contemporary phenomenon of religious resurgence. more...

  • The Making of Sikh Scriptureby Gurinder Singh Mann

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 134.99

    The Adi Granth ("original book"), the primary scripture of the Sikhs, comprises approximately 3,000 hymns. Although the authorship of the hymns is well-recorded, the history of the compilation the Adi Granth - the creation of the Sikh "canon" - is the subject of considerable speculation and debate. In this book, Gurinder Mann attempts to construct... more...

  • Science and Graceby Tim Morris; Don Petcher

    Crossway 2006; US$ 11.99

    Primer for Christians who desire to refine their perspective onscience in order to better evaluate the scientific pronouncementsof our day and foster an appreciation for scientific endeavors froma Christian worldview. more...

  • Vodou in Haitian Life and Cultureby Patrick Bellegarde-Smith; Claudine Michel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 38.00

    An introduction to Vodou practices and beliefs, with a focus on Haiti. more...