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The Warrior and the Pacifist

Competing Motifs in Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

by Lester R. Kurtz

<p>This book looks at two contradictory ethical motifs—the warrior and the pacifist—across four major faith traditions—Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and their role in shaping our understanding of violence and the morality of its ...

ISBN: 9780429999376

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The World and the Word

Making Sense of Social Science in an Age of Conflict, Opposition, and Grace

by Herbert L. Green Jr.

<p>Jesus' very presence on the scene as the New Testament age was unfolding (1st century A.D.), engendered opposition, created conflict, while ushering in grace. His ideas by the accounts of many were radical for his time, first century, and ...

ISBN: 9781514420454

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Theory after Derrida

Essays in Critical Praxis

by Kailash C. Baral & R. Radhakrishnan

<p>A critical anthology that re-examines Jacques Derrida’s thought by way of theory and praxis, this volume reflects on his striking legacy and the future of theory. Among contemporary thinkers, Derrida challenges not only our ways of thinking ...

ISBN: 9780429941511

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Toward a Spiritual Research Paradigm

Exploring New Ways of Knowing, Researching and Being

by Jing Lin, Rebecca L. Oxford & Tom E. Culham

Spirituality and spiritual experiences have been the bedrock of every civilization and together form one of the highest mechanisms for making sense of the world for billions of people. Current research paradigms, due to their limitation to ...

ISBN: 9781681234960

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Toward Interfaith Harmony: Why People Believe or Not, And Where Differences Take Us Next

by Marshall L. Shearer

<p>From ancient myths to the world’s great religions, Dr. Shearer expands our knowledge of how humans perceive, think, and shape our relationships with the Divine.  <em>Toward Interfaith Harmony: Why People Believe or Not, and Where Differences ...

ISBN: 9781936442621

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Tragic Encounters and Ordinary Ethics

Palestine-Israel in British Universities

by Ruth Sheldon

<p>For over four decades, events in Palestine-Israel have provoked raging conflicts within British universities around issues of free speech, 'extremism', antisemitism and Islamophobia. But why is this conflict so significant for student ...

ISBN: 9781526108586

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Transplanted Christianity

Documents illustrating aspects of New Zealand Church history

by Allan K. Davidson & Peter J. Lineham

<p>Transplanted Christianity is a comprehensive collection of documents detailing the history of the church in New Zealand from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century to the present day. Informative introductions and explanations by ...

ISBN: 9780473329082

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Twelve Lies That Hold America Captive

And the Truth That Sets Us Free

by Jonathan P. Walton

<p>&quot;America is a Christian nation.&quot; &quot;All men are created equal.&quot; &quot;We are the land of the free and the home of the brave.&quot; Except when we're not. These commonly held ideas break down in the light of hard realities, ...

ISBN: 9780830873364

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Uneasy in Babylon

Southern Baptist Conservative and American Culture

by Barry Hankins

<p><strong>The first book-length interpretation of the new conservative leaders of America's largest Protestant denomination.</strong></p> <p><em>Uneasy in Babylon</em> is based on extensive interviews with the most important Southern Baptist ...

ISBN: 9780817313364

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Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland

by Lee A. Smithey

<p>In Northern Ireland, a once seemingly intractable conflict is in a state of transformation. Lee A. Smithey offers a grassroots view of that transformation, drawing on interviews, documentary evidence, and extensive field research. He offers ...

ISBN: 9780199924226

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Veil

by Christian Joppke

<p>The Islamic headscarf has become the subject of heated legal and political debate. France and Germany have legislated against it, and even the UK, long a champion of multiculturalism, has recently restricted the veil proper. Ever since ...

ISBN: 9780745658575

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W. E. B. Du Bois and the Sociology of the Black Church and Religion, 1897–1914

by Robert A. Wortham

<p>W. E. B. Du Bois is the founding figure of the sociological study of the Black Church. His discussion of the six functions of Philadelphia’s Black Church in <em>The Philadelphia Negro</em> (1899) represented an early example of a “functional ...

ISBN: 9781498530361

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Wash, Wear, and Care

Clothing and Laundry in Long-Term Residential Care

by Pat Armstrong & Suzanne Day

<p>Clothing and appearance are steeped in social and personal significance, conveying individuals’ gender, class, culture, and occupation. In the communal setting of long-term residential care, where residents’ autonomy and mobility are often ...

ISBN: 9780773549258

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What the Bible Really Does (and Doesn't Say) about Sex

The How, When, Why, and With Whom of Scriptural Prohibitions and Permissions

by Matthew O'Neil

<p>Addresses the often unhealthy and troublesome relationship between sex and religion, covering such issues as gay rights, reproductive rights, and abortion People are constantly judged for their sexual choices, their frequency of sexual ...

ISBN: 9781634310543

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Yearning to Belong

Discovering a New Religious Movement

by John Paul Healy

<p>Cutting across three areas of interest within New Religious Movements - insider perspectives, sociology of religion and the helping professions - this book explores insiders' experience of the Indian Guru-disciple Yogic tradition and is ...

ISBN: 9781134789207

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