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  • Are Christians Mormon? book cover

    Are Christians Mormon?

    1st Edition

    By David L. Paulsen, Hal Boyd

    In the past, scholars and others have asked whether Mormons are Christian. This work reverses this question by asking, ‘are Christians Mormon?’. By identifying Mormon doctrines formerly considered heretical and documenting how these doctrines have recently gained increasing acceptance within…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06

  • Integrative Spirituality: Religious Pluralism, Individuation, and Awakening book cover

    Integrative Spirituality

    Religious Pluralism, Individuation, and Awakening, 1st Edition

    By Patrick J. Mahaffey

    In Integrative Spirituality, Patrick J. Mahaffey elucidates spirituality as a developmental process that is enhanced by integrating the teachings and practices of multiple religious traditions, Jungian depth psychology, and contemplative yoga. In the postmodern world of religious pluralism,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26

  • Religion and Politics: Islam and Muslim Civilization book cover

    Religion and Politics

    Islam and Muslim Civilization, 2nd Edition

    By Jan-Erik Lane, Hamadi Redissi

    Muslim societies are struggling under the need for modernization and the drift towards Islamic fundamentalism. The balance between these two forces is struck differently in the various Muslim societies depending upon the constellation of groups as historical legacies. However, the tension is real.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18

  • Human Rights and Disability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Human Rights and Disability

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John-Stewart Gordon, Johann-Christian Põder, Holger Burckhart

    The formerly established medically-based idea of disability, with its charity-based approach to treatment and services, is being replaced by a human rights-based approach in which people with impairments are no longer considered medical problems, totally dependent on the beneficence of non-impaired…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory

    1st Edition

    By Vanessa E. Munro

    Edited by Margaret Davies

    As a distinct scholarly contribution to law, feminist legal theory is now well over three decades old. Those three decades have seen consolidation and renewal of its central concerns as well as remarkable growth, dynamism and change. This Companion celebrates the strength of feminist legal thought,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18

  • Teaching Religion and Literature book cover

    Teaching Religion and Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Boscaljon, Alan Levinovitz

    Teaching Religion and Literature provides a practical engagement with the pedagogical possibilities of teaching religion courses using literature, teaching literature classes using religion, and teaching Religion and Literature as a discipline. Featuring chapters written by award winning teachers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-09

  • Working with Mystical Experiences in Psychoanalysis: Opening to the Numinous book cover

    Working with Mystical Experiences in Psychoanalysis

    Opening to the Numinous, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Stein

    A mystical experience, no matter what else, is a subjective occurrence in the psyche. However, when it appears in the psychoanalytic consulting room, its origin, content, and meaning are unknowable. Yet it is there in the room, and it must be addressed. It is not a minor illusion but rather one…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04

  • Science and Magic in the Modern World: Psychological Perspectives on Living with the Supernatural book cover

    Science and Magic in the Modern World

    Psychological Perspectives on Living with the Supernatural, 1st Edition

    By Eugene V. Subbotsky

    Science and Magic in the Modern World is a unique text that explores the role of magical thinking in everyday life. It provides an excellent psychological look at the subconscious belief in magic in both popular culture and society, as well as experimental research that considers human…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02

  • Gender-Play in the Hebrew Bible: The Ways the Bible Challenges Its Gender Norms book cover

    Gender-Play in the Hebrew Bible

    The Ways the Bible Challenges Its Gender Norms, 1st Edition

    By Amy Kalmanofsky

    Though the Hebrew Bible often reflects and constructs a world that privileges men, many of its narratives play extensively with the gender norms of the society in which they were written. Drawing from feminist, masculinity and queer studies, Gender-Play in the Hebrew Bible uses close literary…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • The Performance of Religion: Seeing the sacred in the theatre book cover

    The Performance of Religion

    Seeing the sacred in the theatre, 1st Edition

    By Cia Sautter

    The performing arts are uniquely capable of translating a vision of an ideal or sacred reality into lived practice, allowing an audience to confront deeply held values and beliefs as they observe a performance. However, there is often a reluctance to approach distinctly religious topics from a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • Religion and Ecological Crisis: The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty book cover

    Religion and Ecological Crisis

    The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Todd LeVasseur, Anna Peterson

    In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.’s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions—particularly Western Christianity—are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • Prayer and Politics book cover

    Prayer and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter van der Veer

    Prayer is an important religious practice that is rarely studied from the perspective of politics – and yet it should be. Though some forms of Protestantism teach that prayer should be individual and private, this is an exception rather than a rule. In many other religions and cultures, the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

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