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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

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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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 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

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


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 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 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

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

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

Religion and Cultural Memory
Ten Studies

Engels | Paperback | 2005

In ten brilliant essays, Jan Assmann explores the connections between religion, culture, and memory. Building on Maurice... 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

The Future Of Faith
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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2010


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

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

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

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

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

The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements

Engels | Hardcover | 2004

The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies. This Handbook covers the... Meer

When a Woman Becomes a Religious Dynasty
The Samding Dorje Phagmo of Tibet

Engels | Hardcover | 2007

In the fifteenth century, the princess Chokyi Dronma was told by the leading spiritual masters of her time that she was the... 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

Religion and Violence

Engels | Paperback | 2007

What are the relationships between religion and violence, peace and community? Is violence at the heart of religion? How are... 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

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 Western Esoteric Traditions
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

New Religious Movements in Global Perspective
Religious Change in the Modern World

Engels | Paperback | 2005

Peter B. Clarke's in-depth account explores the innovative character of new religious movements and new forms of spirituality from... 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

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

Bad Faith
The Danger of Religious Extremism

Engels | Hardcover | 2007

This book journeys to the heart of religious extremism and analyzes the nature of religious militancy. Kressel, who has spent... Meer

The Undiscovered Country
Journeys Among the Dead

Engels | Paperback | 2014

This is a wonderful book: curious and insightful . (Ian Mortimer, author of The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England). We... Meer

In Defence of an Unfashionable Theory

Engels | Hardcover | 2011

The decline in power, popularity and prestige of religion across the modern world is not a short-term or localized trend nor is it... Meer

God is Dead
Secularization in the West

Engels | Paperback | 2002

Christianity in the democracies of the 'first' world has been declining in power, popularity and prestige for a century. However,... Meer

Jerusalem, The Holy City

Engels | Paperback | 2005

Jerusalem is called the city of peace, but it has been torn by warfare from the time of David to the current Middle East crisis.... 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

Devoted to Death
Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint

Engels | Hardcover | 2012

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

The Re-enchantment of the West
v. 2

Engels | Hardcover | 2006

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

Cruel Creeds, Virtuous Violence
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

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


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