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Religion 101: From Allah to Zen Buddhism, an Exploration of the Key People, Practices, and Beliefs That Have Shaped the Religions of

by Peter Archer

Discover the origins and traditions of world religions!

With so many religions in the world, it isn't always easy to recall each faith's key influences, spiritual figures, and dogmas. Written in easy-to-understand...


A Treasury of Sholom Aleichem Children's Stories

by Aliza Shevrin

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The A to Z of Hinduism

by Bruce M. Sullivan

Presents the Hindu religious tradition's major events, individuals, texts, sects, and concepts in the context of its historical development through various periods. In addition, sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites,...


Seder Olam: The Rabbinic View of Biblical Chronology

by Seder Olam Rabbah & Heinrich W. Guggenheimer

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The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

by Robert E., Jr. Buswell & Donald S., Jr. Lopez

With more than 5,000 entries totaling over a million words, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of Buddhism ever produced in English. It is also the first to cover terms from all of the...


The Path of the Beatitudes a New Beginning

by Sr., Robert H. Pish

The power, elegance and simplicity of the Beatitudes are remarkable among all writings of all religions. It would not be difficult to argue that the rest of the New Testament is simply a further explanation...


Varieties of Religious Establishment

by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan & Lori G. Beaman

In the hyper-globalized world of the politics of religious freedom today, a focus on establishments brings into view the cultural assumptions, cosmologies, anthropologies, and institutions which structure religion...


Hysteria Complicated by Ecstasy: The Case of Nanette Leroux

by Jan Goldstein

Hysteria Complicated by Ecstasy offers a rare window into the inner life of a person ordinarily inaccessible to historians: a semiliterate peasant girl who lived almost two centuries ago, in the aftermath of...


Across the Threshold, Into the Questions: Discovering Jesus, Finding Self

by Caren Goldman & Ted Voorhees

This volume will look at more Gospel passages and offer reflections on how these words of a first-century Jew can offer meaning, hope, and wholeness to readers today.


Culture Wars: The Threat to Your Family and Your Freedom

by Marie Alena Castle

Boldly stated and passionately supported, this argument against religious influence on the American government and legal system analyzes the impact that religion has on culture in the United States. The book...


Will it Liberate ?: Questions About Liberation Theology

by Michael Novak

Michael Novak's work is challenging. We often disagree sharply in out interpretations and assessments of liberation theology, but he raises important issues which call for clarification and response.


The Seven Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbes

by Chaim Dalfin

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In Freedom We Trust: An Atheist Guide to Religious Liberty

by Edward M. Buckner

Opponents attack the president of the United States for not being a real Christian. Bitter arguments erupt over whether the United States is or should be a Christian nation. Sound familiar?

These contentious...


African Religion Defined: A Systematic Study of Ancestor Worship among the Akan

by Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

This second edition updates the scholarship on ancestor worship by demonstrating the centrality of the ancestors’ stool as the ultimate religious symbol among the Akan. All chapters have been expanded and...


Christ and Freud (Rle: Freud): A Study of Religious Experience and Observance

by Arthur Guirdham

Originally published in 1959, this book is primarily concerned with the question of psychiatric factors in religion, and, conversely, with that of religious factors in psychiatry. It rejects the Freudian theory...


Quarterly Essay 22 Voting for Jesus: Christianity and Politics In Australia

by Amanda Lohrey

From the Hillsong Church to the Family First Party, Australia appears to be experiencing an evangelical revival. In the second Quarterly Essay for 2006, Amanda Lohrey investigates that revival - its shape and...


Chosen Nations: Pursuit of the Kingdom of God and Its Influence on Democratic Values in Late Nineteenth-Century Britain and the United States

by Christina L. Littlefield

At the heart of the biblical myth of chosenness is the idea that God has blessed a people to be a blessing to others. It is a mission of solemn responsibility. The six British and American thinkers examined...


Revisionist Scholarship and Modern Irish Politics

by Robert Perry

Almost nowhere are politics and history so intimately bound up as in Ireland. Over the course of several hundred years rival political and religious camps have shaped their identities according to particular...


The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God

by Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan

Carl Sagan's prophetic vision of the tragic resurgence of fundamentalism and the hope-filled potential of the next great development in human spirituality

The late great astronomer and astrophysicist describes...


OUR UNFINISHED BUSINESS

by Phillip Berryman

What human ends are served by our economic policies?  To whom is what “owed” in our country today?  Is there an acceptable argument for just wars – or for the proliferation of nuclear weapons?  In the...