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  • Ernesto De Martino on Religionby Dr. Fabrizio M. Ferrari

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.92

    Ernesto de Martino was a major critical thinker in the study of vernacular religions, producing innovative analyses of key concepts such as 'folklore', 'magic' and 'ritual'. His methodology stemmed from his training under the philosopher Benedetto Croce whilst his philosophical approach to anthropology borrowed from Marx and Gramsci. Widely celebrated... more...

  • Repentanceby Amitai Etzioni

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 45.50

    Drawing from a variety of religious and civic perspectives, the renowned contributors to this book—from the fields of theology, philosophy, and the social sciences—offer a broad understanding of repentance and its many applications. The essays question the legitimacy of repentance as a religious concept for the civic culture, exploring the way in... more...

  • Troubled Watersby Gary Chamberlain

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 34.00

    Troubled Waters provides readers with an appreciation of the central role of religious meanings and ritual practices surrounding water, arriving at creative new ways to approach the growing water crisis worldwide. more...

  • Goethe, Nietzsche, and Wagnerby T. K. Seung

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 49.00

    The author reads Goethe's Faust as the first epic written under Spinoza's influence. He shows how its thematic development is governed by Spinoza's pantheistic naturalism. He further contends that Wagner and Nietzsche have tried to surpass their mentor Goethe's work by writing their own Spinozan epics of love and power in The Ring of the Nibelung and... more...

  • John Hickby John Hick

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    From his early conversion to evangelical Christianity to his role as a conscientious objector in World War II and his move towards religious pluralism, this book will be core reading for many courses taught on John Hick around the country. more...

  • What is Religion?by Jeppe Sinding Jensen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.92

    Religious belief is one of the most pervasive and ubiquitous characteristics of human society. Religion has shadowed and illuminated human lives since primitive times, shaping the world views of cultures from isolated tribes to vast empires. Starting from the premise that religion is a concept which can be analysed and compared across time and cultures,... more...

  • Women's Religious Experience (RLE Women and Religion)by Pat Holden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.92

    Most of the early literature concerning women’s religious experience is about exceptional women; those who diverged from the traditional female role to become nuns, mystics or charismatic leaders. While women were permitted to be prophets and visionaries they rarely played an important part in church organisation. This paradox is explored in this... more...

  • Sex and God (RLE Women and Religion)by Linda Hurcombe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.92

    These stories, essays and poems by women examine the connections feminists are making between sex and God. The women write from very different perspectives, cutting across the spectrum of feminist writing about sexuality and spirituality within the Judeo-Christian tradition. Some writers, though critical, are determined to retain their radicality... more...

  • Feminism and Religion in the 21st Centuryby Gina Messina-Dysert; Rosemary Radford Ruether

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.53

    This anthology will explore the new directions of conversations occurring in relation to feminism and religion, as well as the technological modes being utilized to continue dialogue, expand borders, and create new frontiers in feminism. It is a cross generational project bringing together the voices of foremothers with those of the twenty-first century... more...

  • Understanding the Religions of the Worldby Willoughby Deming

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95 US$ 44.95

    Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually ‘work’. Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with... more...