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Religion in the New Europe

by Olivier Roy, Charles Taylor, Nilüfer GÖLE & Krzysztof Michalski et al.

The articles in this volume deal with the role of Christianity in the definition of European identity. Europeans often identify advanced civilizations with secularity. But religion is very much alive in other...


The Twilight of the American Enlightenment: The 1950s and the Crisis of Liberal Belief

by George Marsden

In the aftermath of World War II, the United States stood at a precipice. The forces of modernity unleashed by the war had led to astonishing advances in daily life, but technology and mass culture also threatened...


The Death of Adam

by Marilynne Robinson

In this award-winning collection, the bestselling author of Gilead offers us other ways of thinking about history, religion, and society. Whether rescuing "Calvinism" and its creator Jean Cauvin from the repressive...


Viva Cristo Rey!: The Cristero Rebellion and the Church-State Conflict in Mexico

by David C. Bailey

Between 1926 and 1929, thousands of Mexicans fought and died in an attempt to overthrow the government of their country. They were the Cristeros, so called because of their battle cry, ¡Viva Cristo Rey!-Long...


Naked Truth: Strip Clubs, Democracy, and a Christian Right

by Judith Lynne Hanna

Across America, strip clubs have come under attack by a politically aggressive segment of the Christian Right. Using plausible-sounding but factually untrue arguments about the harmful effects of strip clubs...


The Handbook of Urban Druidry: Modern Druidry for All

by Brendan Howlin

Simple accessible techniques to bring modern Druidry to the general populace.


Taking Liberties: Why Religious Freedom Doesn't Give You the Right to Tell Other People What to Do

by Robert Boston

A concise and lucid explanation of what religious freedom is and isn't

Increasingly, conservative religious groups are using religious liberty as a sword to lash out at others. In this forcefully argued defense...


Ancient Religions, Modern Politics: The Islamic Case in Comparative Perspective

by Michael Cook

Why does Islam play a larger role in contemporary politics than other religions? Is there something about the Islamic heritage that makes Muslims more likely than adherents of other faiths to invoke it in their...


Awakening: How America Can Turn from Economic and Moral Destruction Back to Greatness

by Reed Ralph

Ralph Reed is a perennial commentator on CNN, NBC, CBS, and Fox News, who has a support database of 18 million voters. He has advised presidential candidates for the last six election cycles. Highly respected...


Mysteries and Secrets of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah

by Lionel & Patricia Fanthorpe

Arriving in the West in the sixteenth century through the slave trade, the ancient mysteries of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah blended strangely with traditional Christianity. What powers do these old religions...


An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America

by Joseph Bottum

  We live in a profoundly spiritual age, but not in any good way. Huge swaths of American culture are driven by manic spiritual anxiety and relentless supernatural worry. Radicals and traditionalists, liberals...


Can America Survive?: 10 Prophetic Signs That We Are The Terminal Generation

by John Hagee

This paperback version of Pastor John Hagee's newest book has ripped-from-the-headlines updates. New material has been added regarding the death of the dollar, a nuclear Iran, and the rejection of Israel. Further,...


The Evolving God: Charles Darwin on the Naturalness of Religion

by J. David Pleins

In focusing on the story of Darwin's religious doubts, scholars too often overlook Darwin's positive contribution to the study of religion.

J. David Pleins traces Darwin's journey in five steps. He begins with...


The Creationist Debate, Second Edition: The Encounter Between the Bible and the Historical Mind

by Arthur McCalla

Whereas scholarly study of Creationism usually places it in the context of religion and the history or philosophy of science, The Creationist Debate, here revised and completely updated in its second edition,...


City of God: Faith in the Streets

by Sara Miles

Paradise is a garden...but heaven is a city.

From the acclaimed author of Take This Bread and Jesus Freak comes a powerful new account of venturing beyond the borders of religion into the unpredictable territory...


Zen Women: Beyond Tea Ladies, Iron Maidens, and Macho Masters

by Grace Schireson & Miriam Levering

This landmark presentation at last makes heard the centuries of Zen's female voices. Through exploring the teachings and history of Zen's female ancestors, from the time of the Buddha to ancient and modern female...


MindScience: An East-West Dialogue

by Dalai Lama, Herbert Benson & Robert Thurman

What is the subtle relationship between mind and body? What can today's scientists learn about this relationship from masters of Buddhist thought? Is it possible that by combining Western and Eastern approaches,...


Losing Our Religion: The Liberal Media's Attack on Christianity

by S. E. Cupp

"The press has become a tool of oppression—politicized, self–aware, self–motivated, and power–hungry. . . . In short, these people can no longer be trusted."  —From S. E. Cupp’s Losing Our Religion...


Religion and the Constitution: Volume 2: Establishment and Fairness

by Kent Greenawalt

Balancing respect for religious conviction and the values of liberal democracy is a daunting challenge for judges and lawmakers, particularly when religious groups seek exemption from laws that govern others....


Being Gay, Being Christian: You Can Be Both

by Stuart Edser

The primary aim of BEING GAY, BEING CHRISTIAN is to explain to gay or same-sex attracted people that they can be both gay and Christian - that the two are not mutually exclusive. The calm authoritative voice...