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The Great Transformation
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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Creation of the Sacred
Tracks of Biology in Early Religions

Engels | Paperback | 1998

Sacrifice - ranging from the sacrifice of virgins to circumcision to giving up what is most valued - is essential to all... 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

Religious Literacy
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

Big Gods
How Religion Transformed Cooperation and Conflict

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

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

Religion in Human Evolution
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

Religion and Cultural Memory
Ten Studies

Engels | Paperback | 2005

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

The Great Transformation: The Beginning Of Our Religious Traditions
The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions

Engels | Paperback | 2007

From one of the world's leading writers on religion and the highly acclaimed author of the bestselling "A History of God", comes a... Meer

Theology And Social Theory
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

The Study of Religion in a New Key
Theoretical and Philosophical Soundings in the Comparative and General Study of Religion

Engels | Paperback | 2003

What are the global and cross-cultural phenomena of religion anyway? They are not things-in-the-world, not things in themselves,... Meer

Cults, Religion, And Violence

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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2010


Sociology of Religion
An Historical Introduction

Engels | Hardcover | 2000

Sociology of Religion represents a documented introduction to the history of sociological thought as applied to religious... Meer

Belief without Borders
Inside the Minds of the Spiritual but not Religious

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

The last twenty years have seen a dramatic increase in nones : people who do not claim any religious affiliation, and who now... Meer

The New Religious Intolerance
overcoming the politics of fear in an anxious age

Engels | Ebook | 2012

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


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The Western Construction of Religion
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

Water, Christianity and the Rise of Capitalism

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

The Future of Religious Freedom
Global Challenges

Engels | Paperback | 2013

What is the status of religious freedom in the world today? What barriers does it face? What are the realistic prospects for... Meer

A History of the Devil
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

Religion in Europe at the End of the Second Millennium
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

Sectarianism in Early Judaism
Sociological Advances

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

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


Engels | Paperback | 2000

The new edition of Steve Bruce's Fundamentalism grapples with the combination of social strains and religious ideas that have... Meer

The Handbook of Contemporary Animism

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

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

Religion in America
A Very Short Introduction

Engels | Paperback | 2008

It's hard to think of a single aspect of American culture, past or present, in which religion has not played a major role. The... Meer

Religious Separation and Political Intolerance in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Engels | Hardcover | 2003

This comprehensive survey examines how religion has interacted with other aspects of Bosnia-Herzegovina 's history. The author... Meer

Religious Environmentalism And Our Planet'S Future
Promises of a Greener Faith

Engels | Hardcover | 2006

In a time of darkening environmental prospects, frightening religious fundamentalism, and moribund liberalism, the remarkable and... Meer

What is Religion?

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

Religious belief is one of the most pervasive and ubiquitous characteristics of human society. Religion has shadowed and... Meer

The Unintended Reformation
How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society

Engels | Hardcover | 2012

In a work that is as much about the present as the past, Brad Gregory identifies the unintended consequences of the Protestant... Meer

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

Engels | Hardcover | 2012

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

Discerning Spirits
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

The War Against Catholicism
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

Families and Faith
How Religion is Passed Down Across Generations

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

Few things are more likely to cause heartache to devout parents than seeing their child leave the faith. And it seems, from media... Meer

Religious Myths and Visions of America
God and Apple Pie

Engels | Hardcover | 2015

At the heart of American studies is the idea of America itself. Here, Buck looks at the religious significance of America by... Meer

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Dying for Faith
Religiously Motivated Violence in the Contemporary World

Engels | Paperback | 2009

From India to Iraq, from London to Lahore, the relationship between religion and violence is one of the most bitterly contested... Meer

The Religious Crisis of the 1960s

Engels | Paperback | 2010

The 1960s were a time of explosive religious change. In the Christian churches it was a time of innovation, from the 'new... Meer

Religion in Britain Since 1945
Believing without Belonging

Engels | Paperback | 1994

This important book describes as accurately as possible the religious situation of Great Britain at the end of the twentieth... Meer

The Protestant Ethic Revisited

Engels | Hardcover | 2011

In The Protestant Ethic Revisited, pioneering sociologist Philip Gorski revisits the question raised by Max Weber in The... Meer

The Axial Age and Its Consequences

Engels | Hardcover | 2012

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

Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion

Engels | Paperback | 2001

The purpose of this book is to provide an outlet for original research articles examining the role and value of religious and... Meer


Engels | Paperback | 2007

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The new edition of Steve Bruce's Fundamentalism grapples with the combination of social strains and religious ideas that have... 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

Competitive Spirits
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

Varieties Of Transcendental Experience: A Study In Constructive Postmodernism
A Study in Constructive Postmodernism

Engels | Paperback | 2007

A retrieval of the neglected part of the religious and intellectual history of the United States, Varieties of Transcendental... Meer


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