Theory & Religion Products

  • Demonizing the Other

    Antisemitism, Racism and Xenophobia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert S. Wistrich

    At the close of the twentieth century the stereotyping and demonization of 'others', whether on religious, nationalist, racist, or political grounds, has become a burning issue. Yet comparatively little attention has been paid to how and why we fabricate images of the 'other' as an enemy or 'demon'…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09

  • Cross-Cultural Issues in Art

    Frames for Understanding, 1st Edition

    By Steven Leuthold

    Cross-Cultural Issues in Art provides an engaging introduction to aesthetic concepts, expanding the discussion beyond the usual Western theorists and Western examples. Steven Leuthold discusses both contemporary and historical issues and examples, incorporating a range of detailed case studies…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13

  • Creative Approaches to Teaching Primary RE

    1st Edition

    By Maggie Webster

    As an increasingly significant  aspect of primary teaching, Creative Approaches to Teaching Primary RE is the essential companion to help bring creativity to life in the classroom. The text begins with a discussion of creative education and the value of Religious Education, moving on to…

    Paperback – 2009-12-04

  • Time, Religion and History

    1st Edition

    By William Gallois

    What is time? How does our sense of time lead us to approach the world? How did the peoples of the past view time? This book answers these questions through an investigation of the cultures of time in Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism and the Australian Dreamtime. It argues that our…

    Paperback – 2007-09-18
    History: Concepts,Theories and Practice

  • The Hindu World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sushil Mittal, Gene Thursby

    The Hindu World is the most complete, authoritative and up-to-date one-volume guide to Hindu faith and culture available today. Written by the world's leading scholars on Hinduism, its twenty-four chapters explore the history, philosophy and practice of one of the world's great religious…

    Paperback – 2007-02-01

  • Early Christianity

    1st Edition

    By Mark Humphries

    Examining sources and case studies, this book explores early Christianity, how it was studied, how it is studied now, and how Judaeo-Christian values came to form the ideological bedrock of modern western culture. Looking at the diverse source materials available, from the earliest New Testament…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06
    Classical Foundations

  • Mark's Gospel

    1st Edition

    By John Painter

    Mark's 'biography' of Jesus is the earliest of the four gospels, and influenced them all. The distinctive feature of this biography is the quality of 'good news', which presupposes a world dominated by the forces of evil.John Painter shows how the rhetorical and dramatic shaping of the book…

    Paperback – 1997-04-24
    New Testament Readings

  • Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society

    1st Edition

    By Paul A. B. Clarke, Andrew Linzey

    This Dictionary provides a unique and groundbreaking survey of both the historical and contemporary interrelations between ethics, theology and society. In over 250 separately-authored entries, a selection of the world's leading scholars from many disciplines and many denominations present their…

    Hardback – 1995-12-14

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