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The Dictator Pope

by Marcantonio Colonna

Marcantonio Colonna's The Dictator Pope has rocked Rome and the entire Catholic Church with its portrait of an authoritarian, manipulative, and politically partisan pontiff. Occupying a privileged perch in Rome...


Religion

by David Chidester

Religion: Material Dynamics is a lively resource for thinking about religious materiality and the material study of religion. Deconstructing and reconstructing religion as material categories, social formations,...


Addicted to Christ

by Helena Hansen

How are spiritual power and self-transformation cultivated in street ministries? In Addicted to Christ, Helena Hansen provides an in-depth analysis of Pentecostal ministries in Puerto Rico that were founded...


Does Science Undermine Faith?

by Roger Trigg

Many people assume that science ‘disproves’ the idea of God, and that we no longer need faith in order to understand the world or why we are in it.

Roger Trigg examines these assumptions and considers whether...


Understanding Attitudes to Personhood, Illness, and Death in America's Multireligious Neighborhoods

by Lucinda Mosher

In this interfaith book Lucinda Mosher investigates different understandings of destiny, loss, death, and remembrance in America's many religions. Using stories and interviews with a variety of religious adherents...


Divine Currency

by Devin Singh

This book shows how early economic ideas structured Christian thought and society, giving crucial insight into why money holds such power in the West. Examining the religious and theological sources of money's...


American Immanence

by Michael S. Hogue

The Anthropocene marks the age of significant human impact on the Earth’s ecosystems, dramatically underscoring the reality that human life is not separate from nature but an integral part of it. Culturally,...


The Laws of Faith

by Ryuho Okawa

From ancient times, religion has played a big role in human history. Faith was the anchor of the mind for the individual. However due to advancing civilizations, we are now in an era where various information...


Neurotheology

by Andrew Newberg

Religion is often cast in opposition to science. Yet both are deeply rooted in the inner workings of the human brain. With the advent of the modern cognitive neurosciences, the scientific study of religious...


Spirit Matters

by J. Jeffrey Franklin

Spirit Matters explores the heterodox and unorthodox religions and spiritualities that arose in Victorian Britain as a result of the faltering of Christian faith in the face of modernity, the rise of the truth-telling...


Science and Philosophy - A Fresh Perspective

by Michael Pitman

This book follows a 10-lecture course given at U3AC, Cambridge UK. It examines the physical facts of physics, psychology, biology and community (ecology and sociology) along with the metaphysical fact of information....


Building a Bridge

by James Martin

The New York Times bestselling author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything turns his attention to the relationship between LBTGQ Catholics and the Church in this loving, inclusive, and revolutionary book....


The Iranian Metaphysicals

by Alireza Doostdar

What do the occult sciences, séances with the souls of the dead, and appeals to saintly powers have to do with rationality? Since the late nineteenth century, modernizing intellectuals, religious leaders, and...


Jewish Feminism

by Esther Fuchs

In the last three decades, hundreds of books and essays have been published on women, gender, and Jewish Studies. This burgeoning scholarship has not been adequately theorized, contextualized, or historicized....


Stewards of Power

by Dwight S. M. Mutonono

Africa’s national leaders have failed the continent. So have Africa’s church leaders. In Stewards of Power: Restoring Africa’s Dignity, Dwight Mutonono identifies the leadership problems plaguing the continent...


Pillars of Creation

by Scott Flaig

This book, gives brief explanations to cosmic mysteries, refering to them as the fundamental base for getting at the real mysteries in cosmology. By researching the best minds from philosophy, science, and theology,...


Something Old, Something New

by Wayne Glausser

Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity offers a fresh perspective on debates surrounding religious and secular thinking. In each chapter, Wayne Glausser focuses on...


Medjugorje and the Supernatural

by Daniel Maria Klimek

In June 1981, six young Croatians in the village of Medjugorje, in the former Yugoslavia, reported that the Virgin Mary had appeared to them. The Medjugorge visionaries say that Mary has returned every day since...


Joining the Choir

by Nicolette D. Manglos-Weber

Immigration and race are contentious issues in North America. As a result, immigrants from Ghana and other countries of West Africa confront major challenges in the social context of the United States, even...


Lucrecia the Dreamer

by Kelly Bulkeley

Set in late sixteenth-century Spain, this book tells the gripping story of Lucrecia de León, a young woman of modest background who gained a dangerously popular reputation as a prophetic dreamer predicting...