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The Lord's Resistance Army

by Lawrence E. Cline

<p>Operating in four African nations, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) routinely engages in human rights violations that include mutilation, murder, mass-scale abductions, and sex trafficking—and it has done so with seeming impunity for more ...

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The Meaning of Sunday

The Practice of Belief in a Secular Age

by Joel Thiessen

<p>Fewer Canadians identify with a religion, believe in a god, or attend weekly religious services than in past decades. What explains higher and lower levels of religiosity? Is secularization a myth or reality? What impact does religiosity or ...

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The Mindful Elite

Mobilizing from the Inside Out

by Jaime Kucinskas

<p>Mindful meditation is now embraced in virtually all corners of society today, from K-12 schools to Fortune 100 companies, and its virtues extolled by national and international media almost daily. It is thought to benefit our health and ...

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The Mushroom in Christian Art

The Identity of Jesus in the Development of Christianity

by John Rush

<p>In <em>The Mushroom in Christian Art</em>, author John A. Rush uses an artistic motif to define the nature of Christian art, establish the identity of Jesus, and expose the motive for his murder. Covering Christian art from 200 CE (common ...

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The Navel of the Demoness

Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal

by Charles Ramble

<p>This groundbreaking study focuses on a village called Te in a &quot;Tibetanized&quot; region of northern Nepal. While Te's people are nominally Buddhist, and engage the services of resident Tibetan Tantric priests for a range of rituals, they

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The Possibility of Altruism

by Thomas Nagel

<p>Just as there are rational requirements on thought, there are rational requirements on action. This book defends a conception of ethics, and a related conception of human nature, according to which altruism is included among the basic ...

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The Production of American Religious Freedom

by Finbarr Curtis

<p>Americans love religious freedom. Few agree, however, about what they mean by either “religion” or “freedom.” Rather than resolve these debates, Finbarr Curtis argues that there is no such thing as religious freedom. Lacking any consistent ...

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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

by Max Weber

<p>Weber wrote that capitalism in northern Europe evolved when the Protestant (particularly Calvinist) ethic influenced large numbers of people to engage in work in the secular world, developing their own enterprises and engaging in trade and ...

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The Religion of White Supremacy in the United States

by Eric Weed

<p>On January 20th, 2009, the United States entered a new era in terms of race relations in the country. The hopes of many Americans were not to be fulfilled and many believe race relations are worse now. The reason is the legacy of race is ...

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The Religions of Canadians

by Jamie S Scott

<p><em>The Religions of Canadians</em> is a book about religions and the making of Canada. Drawing on the expert knowledge and personal insights of scholars in history, the social sciences, and the phenomenology of religion, separate chapters ...

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The Religious Subversion of Democracy

by Schowengerdt, Carl G.

This book describes in detail the bipolartiy of our religions. Each of our religions has a stellar system of morality at one pole, and at the other, recommended violence and torture of those people who do not share that particular mythology. The

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The Right to Be Wrong

Ending the Culture War Over Religion in America

by Kevin Seamus Hasson

<p>In the running debate we call the &quot;culture wars,&quot; there exists a great feud over religious diversity. One side demands that only their true religion be allowed in the public square; the other insists that no religions ever belong ...

ISBN: 9780307718112

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The Rise and Fall of the English Christendom

Theocracy, Christology, Order and Power

by Bruce Kaye

<p>English Christendom has never been a static entity. Evangelism, politics, conflict and cultural changes have constantly and consistently developed it into myriad forms across the world. However, in recent times that development has seemingly ...

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The Routledge Handbook of Religion, Spirituality and Social Work

by Beth R. Crisp

<p>This international volume provides a comprehensive account of contemporary research, new perspectives and cutting-edge issues surrounding religion and spirituality in social work. The introduction introduces key themes and conceptual issues ...

ISBN: 9781317395423

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The Sign of the Cross: From Golgotha to Genocide

by Rancour-Laferriere, Daniel

This book presents a unique effort to create a new understanding of the Christian sign of the cross, tracing the conscious and unconscious influence of this visual symbol through time. Expertly written and argued, it touches on many areas of ...

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The smallest Polish minority - The Karaims

The Karaims

by Philipp Schär

<p>Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject Sociology - Religion, grade: 5 (Erasmus), which is escellent, University of Wroclaw, course: Languages and Nations in East-Central Europe in the 21st Century, 8 entries in the bibliography, ...

ISBN: 9783638605281

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The Suburban Church

Modernism and Community in Postwar America

by Gretchen Buggeln

<DIV><P>After World War II, America’s religious denominations spent billions on church architecture as they spread into the suburbs. In this richly illustrated history of midcentury modern churches in the Midwest, Gretchen Buggeln shows how ...

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The Subversive Evangelical

The Ironic Charisma of an Irreligious Megachurch

by Peter J. Schuurman

<p>Evangelicals have been scandalized by their association with Donald Trump, their megachurches summarily dismissed as “religious Walmarts.” In The Subversive Evangelical Peter Schuurman shows how a growing group of “reflexive evangelicals” use

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The Urban Church Imagined

Religion, Race, and Authenticity in the City

by Jessica M. Barron & Rhys H. Williams

<p><strong>Explores the role of race and consumer culture in attracting urban congregants to an evangelical church</strong></p> <p>The Urban Church Imagined illuminates the dynamics surrounding white urban evangelical congregations’ approaches ...

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The Vision Of An Unknown Indian

My Journey To Interfaith Spirituality

by Jamal Khwaja

<p>In this book I have recounted important facets of the story of my inner intellectual and spiritual growth. It is the story of how, a relatively, dogmatic model of Islam developed into the paradigm that I now accept. In one sentence my journey

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