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Geschiedenis - Sociology of Religion

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Princeton Readings in Religion and Violence

Engels | Paperback | 2011

This groundbreaking anthology provides the most comprehensive overview for understanding the fascinating relationship between... Meer

Between Eden and Armageddon
The Future of World Religions, Violence and Peacemaking

Engels | Paperback | 2002

Recent years have seen a meteoric rise in the power and importance of organized religion in many parts of the world. At the same... Meer

Big Gods
How Religion Transformed Cooperation and Conflict

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

How did human societies scale up from tight-knit groups of hunter-gatherers to the large, anonymous, cooperative societies of... Meer

The New Religious Intolerance
Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age

Engels | Paperback | 2013

What impulse prompted some newspapers to attribute the murder of 77 Norwegians to Islamic extremists, until it became evident that... Meer

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

Animism is an important part of many religions - from Shinto, Hinduism and Buddhism to Paganism and a range of indigenous... Meer

From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age

Engels | Hardcover | 2011

Religion in Human Evolution is a work of extraordinary ambition--a wide-ranging, nuanced probing of our biological past to... Meer

Beyond Secular Reason

Engels | Paperback | 2005

This is a revised edition of John Milbank's masterpiece, which sketches the outline of a specifically theological social theory. *... Meer

A Historical Introduction

Engels | Hardcover | 2008

Western esotericism has now emerged as an academic study in its own right, combining spirituality with an empirical observation of... Meer

How Religion Transformed Cooperation and Conflict

Engels | Paperback | 2015

How did human societies scale up from tight-knit groups of hunter-gatherers to the large, anonymous, cooperative societies of... Meer

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The Search for Meaning

Engels | Paperback | 2005

Since the end of the Cold War fundamentalism has been seen as the major threat to world peace and prosperity, a concern that was... Meer

Religious Revolution and the Seasonality of Power

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

Within little more than ten years in the early nineteenth century, inhabitants of Tahiti, Hawaii and fifteen other closely related... Meer

Sacrilegious Expression in a Multicultural Age

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

Humans have been uttering profane words, and incurring the consequences, for millennia. But recent events--from the violence that... Meer

The World in the Time of Buddha, Socrates, Confucius and Jeremiah

Engels | Ebook | 2011

The centuries between 800 and 300 BC saw an explosion of new religious concepts. Their emergence is second only to man's... Meer

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Engels | Hardcover | 2012

The first classics in human history--the early works of literature, philosophy, and theology to which we have returned throughout... Meer

Celebrity Worship, Sexual Ecstasies, the Living Dead, and Other Signs of Religious Life in the United States

Engels | Paperback | 2010

The Old African American Hoodoo System

Engels | Paperback | 2012

Katrina Hazzard-Donald explores African Americans' experience and practice of the herbal, healing folk belief tradition known as... Meer

A Sociological Profile

Engels | Paperback | 2003

Most sociologists of religion describe a general decline in religious faith and practice in Europe over the last two centuries.... Meer

Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint

Engels | Paperback | 2012

R. Andrew Chesnut offers a fascinating portrayal of Santa Muerte, a skeleton saint whose cult has attracted millions of devotees... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2009

A Theology for the Social Gospel is undoubtedly Walter Rauschenbusch's most enduring work. It is here that Rauschenbusch, the... Meer

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

The Christian religion is deeply imbued with the imagery of water, and water plays a central role in its religious practices, not... Meer

What Every American Needs to Know--And Doesn't

Engels | Paperback | 2008

The U.S. is one of the most religious places on Earth, but it is also a nation of shocking religious illiteracy. Religion scholar... Meer

Engels | Ebook | 2011

This groundbreaking anthology provides the most comprehensive overview for understanding the fascinating relationship between... Meer

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Myths, Knowledge, and Ideology

Engels | Paperback | 2008

In this book, anthropologist and historian of religion Daniel Dubuisson contests Mircea Eliade's theory of the existence of a... Meer

An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Engels | Paperback | 2003

Typical studies of marriage and family in the early Christian period focus on very limited evidence found in Scripture. This... Meer

Spirituality, Activism, and Culture

Engels | Paperback | 2008

This collection presents a rich, multidisciplinary inquiry into the role of religion in the U.S. Mexican American community.... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2002

This explores the question of when and why violence by and against new religious cults erupts and whether and how such dramatic... Meer

Liberalism and the Anti-Catholic Imagination in Nineteenth-century Germany

Engels | Paperback | 2005

Winner of the 2004 John Gilmary Shea Prize from the American Catholic Historical Association. After the defeat of liberalism in... Meer

Religious Violence Across Culture and History

Engels | Hardcover | 2010

This resource goes a long way toward helping people understand the nature of violence generally, its complicated connections with... Meer

Protestant, Orthodox and Muslim Communities in Occupied Europe (1939-1950)

Engels | Paperback | 2007

As is the case with a collection of studies on the Catholic Church published in another volume, the present collection represents... Meer

Sociological Advances

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

'Sectarianism in Early Judaism' applies recent developments in sociological analysis to sect formation and development in early... Meer

The Resurgence of Religion in World Politics

Engels | Paperback | 1999

Theorists of secularization for two centuries have been saying that religion must inevitably decline in the modern world. But much... Meer

The Place of the Poor in the Biblical Tradition

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

It has long been acknowledged that Jews and Christians distinguished themselves through charity to the poor. Though ancient Greeks... Meer

Latin America's New Religious Economy

Engels | Paperback | 2007

For over four centuries the Catholic Church enjoyed a religious monopoly in Latin America in which potential rivals were repressed... Meer

The Rise and Fall of Beliefs and the Coming Age of the Spirit

Engels | Hardcover | 2009

A Harvard religious scholar and groundbreaking author offers a landmark interpretation of why Christian beliefs and dogma are... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2014

Post-Secular Society argues for several characteristics of the secular: the experience of living in a secular age and the... Meer

Ten Studies

Engels | Paperback | 2005

Explores the connections between religion, culture, and memory. Building on Maurice Halbwachs's idea that memory, like language,... Meer

Divine and Demonic Possession in the Middle Ages

Engels | Paperback | 2006

Trance states, prophesying, convulsions, fasting and other physical manifestations were often regarded as signs that a person was... Meer

A History of Women and Religion in America

Engels | Paperback | 1998

Susan Hill Lindley presents the story of women and religion in America from the colonial period through the mid-1990s. She... Meer

How a Christian Country Has Now Become the World's Most Religiously Diverse Nation

Engels | Paperback | 2002

This exploration of the new religious landscape of America by a leading world religions professor traces the history of freedom of... Meer

Engels | Hardcover | 2004

Though religion is for most people one of the most important aspects of their lives, social scientists and other observers of... Meer

Rumors of Demonic Conspiracy and Satanic Abuse in History

Engels | Paperback | 2008

In the 1980s, America was gripped by widespread panics about Satanic cults. Conspiracy theories abounded about groups who were... Meer

from the Middle Ages to the Present

Engels | Paperback | 2003

This highly original and engaging book by French historian Robert Muchembled, is a journey through time and space in search of the... Meer

A Persistent Paradox

Engels | Ebook | 2015

Religion in Britain evaluates and sheds light on the religious situation in twenty-first century Britain; it explores the country... Meer

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Engels | Hardcover | 2014

In recent years, writing on early-modern culture has turned from examining the upheavals of the Reformation as the ruptured birth... Meer

Tradition and Innovation in a Changing Society

Engels | Hardcover | 2003

Religion in Modern Taiwan takes a new look at Taiwan's current religious traditions and their fortunes during the twentieth... Meer

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