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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

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

The Old African American Hoodoo System

Engels | Paperback | 2013

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

Ten Studies

Engels | Paperback | 2005

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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2010

A Persistent Paradox

Engels | Ebook | 2015

Religion in Britain evaluates and sheds light on thereligious situation in twenty-first century Britain; it exploresthe country's... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2014

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

Sociological Advances

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

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

Faith in the City

Engels | Paperback | 2000

American cities are in the midst of fundamental changes. De-industrialization of large, aging cities has been enormously... 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 Growth and Global Impact of Pentecostalism

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Pentecostalism is the fastest growing religious movement in the world, currently estimated to have at least 500 million adherents.... 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

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

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

Animism is an important part of many religions - from Shinto, Hinduism and Buddhism to Paganism and a range of indigenous... 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 | 2009

Goitein's selection of studies dealing with Islamic institutions and social history offers a general introduction to Islamic... Meer

Searching for Interfaith Understanding in America

Engels | Hardcover | 2008

Gustav Niebuhr, grandson of renowned religious thinker Reinhold Niebuhr, and grandnephew of renowned ethicist Helmut Reinhold... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 1993

Walter Kaufmann devoted his life to exploring the religious implications ol literary and philosophical texts. Deeply skeptical... Meer

A Global Assessment of Hatred and Terror

Engels | Ebook | 2014

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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

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Engels | Hardcover | 2006

The Re-Enchantment of the West challenges those theories that predict widespread secularization beyond traditional institutional... Meer

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

Engels | Hardcover | 2003

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

An Illustrated History of Religious Murder and Madness

Engels | Paperback | 2002

When you think of saints, you envision stained-glass pictures of piety. But the truth can be horribly different. Consider Saint... Meer

The Cultural Evolution of the Sense of the Sacred, from Shamanism to Religion to Post-religious Spirituality

Engels | Paperback | 2013

In this unique little book, cultural historian William Irwin Thompson argues that we are approaching the end of the age of... Meer

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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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

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

Rescripting the Sacred

Engels | Paperback | 2008

Considers ways in which American cultural products such as television, advertising, music, and video games have played a... Meer