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Radical Secularization?: An Inquiry into the Religious Roots of Secular Culture

by Stijn Latré, Walter Van Herck & Guido Vanheeswijck

What does it mean for a society to be secular? Answering this question from a philosophical angle, Radical Secularization? delves into the philosophical presuppositions of secularization. Which cultural evolutions...


Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

by Elazar Barkan & Karen Barkey

This anthology explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus, and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders maneuver between competition and...


Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517-1648

by Mark Greengrass

A remarkable new volume in the critically acclaimed Penguin History of Europe series

From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of the sixteenth century. Martin...


Chastity Is for Lovers: Single, Happy, and (Still) a Virgin

by Arleen Spenceley & F. S. P. Helena Burns

In 2012, journalist Arleen Spenceley outed herself as a twenty-six-year-old virgin in a Tampa Bay Times op-ed that went viral. In Chastity Is for Lovers, Spenceley expands on that piece, advocating Catholic...


The Compassionate Community

by Jonathan Miller & Al Gore

Kentucky State Treasurer Jonathan Miller shows the ten nonpartisan values--ranging from Opportunity to Security--that all Americans share, and uses Old Testament stories to highlight them. As an elected official...


The Future of God: A Practical Approach to Spirituality for Our Times

by Deepak Chopra

From the New York Times Bestselling Author.

Can God be revived in a skeptical age? What would it take to give people a spiritual life more powerful than anything in the past? Deepak Chopra tackles these issues...


The Abraham Principle: Where Faith & Science Meet

by Arnie Gotfryd

Of the world's seven billion inhabitants, it seems that over half identify with a faith which is Abrahamic. But why, and what does that really mean? Is there really any common ground between Christian and Muslim,...


Quantum Physics of the Paranormal: Premonitions,  PreCognition, Death, Altered States of Consciousness

by Michael Mensky, Horace Crater & Bruce Greyson

Table of Contents 1. Consciousness, the Paranormal and Higher Dimensions 2. Consciousness, Out of Body Experiences, Past Life Memories, Shared Consciousness in Twins, Reincarnation, Healing at a Distance, 3....


Adam, the Fall, and Original Sin: Theological, Biblical, and Scientific Perspectives

by Michael Reeves & Hans Madueme

Presents a theological, biblical, and scientific case for the necessity of belief in the historical Adam and original sin in response to recent contemporary challenges.


The Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

by Joseph Bergin

Rich in detail and broad in scope, this majestic book is the first to reveal the interaction of politics and religion in France during the crucial years of the long seventeenth century. Joseph Bergin begins...


Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan: Empire for God

by Emily Anderson

Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan explores how Japanese Protestants engaged with the unsettling changes that resulted from Japan's emergence as a world power in the early 20th century. Through this...


Putin's Putsches

by Maria Lewytzkyj & Hugo Villabona

Is Putin preparing to declare war on Ukraine? The crisis began with the impeachment of the pro-Russian Ukrainian President who opposed the economic integration with the EU. Since then, polarizing hostility has...


Sex, Moral Teaching, and the Unity of the Church: A Study of the Episcopal Church

by Timothy F. Sedgwick

• A timely and lucid treatment of the single most controversial topic in the Episcopal Church • Written by a preeminent Episcopal ethicist • Study Guide included Respected Episcopal ethicist Timothy F....


Myth and the Human Sciences: Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth: Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth

by Angus Nicholls

This is the first book-length critical analysis in any language of Hans Blumenberg's theory of myth. Blumenberg can be regarded as the most important German theorist of myth of the second half of the twentieth...


Sacrament: Personal Encounters with Memories, Wounds, Dreams, and Unruly Hearts

by C. S. C. Patrick Hannon

This collection of perceptive personal essays brings the meaning of the sacraments to life with unflinching realism and compassion. Drawing on his experiences as a priest as well as memories of childhood and...


God Wills It: Presidents and the Political Use of Religion

by David O'Connell

God Wills It is a comprehensive study of presidential religious rhetoric. Using careful analysis of hundreds of transcripts, David O’Connell reveals the hidden strategy behind presidential religious...


Breaking Bread, Breaking Beats: Churches and Hip-Hop-A Basic Guide to Key Issues

by The CERCL Writing Collective

In this innovative project, ten individuals write as one voice to illuminate the ways that Hip-Hop and the Black Church agree, disagree, and inform each other on key topics.

This book grows out of the popular...


Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA

by Morten Storm, Paul Cruickshank & Tim Lister

Morten Storm was an unlikely jihadi. A six-foot-one red-haired Dane, Storm spent his teens in and out of trouble. A book about the Prophet Mohammed prompted his conversion to Islam, and Storm sought purpose...


Religion and Revolution in Mexico's North: Even Unto Death . . . Tengamos Fe

by Philip R. Stover

Religion and revolution reverberated through northern Mexico like the thunder and lightning of its wild and fierce storms. Religion and Revolution in Mexico?s North reveals the motivation behind the madness...


Introducing Science and Religion: A Path Through Polemic

by Gillian Straine

We can look at science and religion and see conflict; or we can separate them into different worlds. This book helps the reader understand both sides of this ‘conflict’ and how they throw light on each other’s...