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Tastes of Faith

Jewish Eating in the United States

by Leah Hochman

<p>&quot;Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are,&quot; wrote the eighteenth-century French politician and musician Jean Brillat-Savarin, giving expression to long held assumptions about the role of food, taste, and eating in the ...

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Teaching New Religious Movements

by David G. Bromley

<p>Since its inception around 1970, the study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) has evolved into an established multidisciplinary field. At the same time, both the movements and the scholars who study them have been the subjects of intense ...

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Testing Fresh Expressions

Identity and Transformation

by John Walker

<p>Testing Fresh Expressions investigates whether fresh expressions of church really do what is claimed for them by the fresh expressions movement and, in particular, whether their unique approach helps to reverse trends of decline experienced ...

ISBN: 9781317045786

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The Angola Prison Seminary

Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation

by Michael Hallett, Joshua Hays, Byron R. Johnson & others

<p>Corrections officials faced with rising populations and shrinking budgets have increasingly welcomed &quot;faith-based&quot; providers offering services at no cost to help meet the needs of inmates. Drawing from three years of on-site ...

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The Apostates

When Muslims Leave Islam

by Simon Cottee

<p>The Apostates is the first major study of apostasy from Islam in the western secular context. Drawing on life-history interviews with ex-Muslims from the UK and Canada, Simon Cottee explores how and with what consequences Muslims leave Islam ...

ISBN: 9781849046022

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The Church in Exile

Living in Hope After Christendom

by Lee Beach

The people of God throughout history have been a people of exile and diaspora. Whether under the Assyrians, Babylonians, Greeks or Romans, the people chosen by God have had to learn how to be a holy people in alien lands and under foreign rule. ...

ISBN: 9780830897025

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The Conflict Between Secular and Religious Narratives in the United States

Wittgenstein, Social Construction, and Communication

by John Sumser

<p><em>Social Construction, Communication, and Christianity</em> uses the theory of social construction and the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein to examine the current divide between religious and secular narratives in the United States. Sumser

ISBN: 9781498522090

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The Devil You Know

The Surprising Link between Conservative Christianity and Crime

by Elicka Peterson Sparks

<p>In this trenchant examination of Christianity’s dark side, a criminologist argues persuasively that high rates of violent crime in the United States can be correlated with Christian conservative attitudes, especially in regard to social mores

ISBN: 9781633881518

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The Elusive Dream

The Power of Race in Interracial Churches

by Korie L. Edwards

<p>It is communion Sunday at a mixed-race church. A black pastor and white head elder stand before the sanctuary as lay leaders pass out the host. An African-American woman sings a gospel song as a woman of Asian descent plays the piano. Then a ...

ISBN: 9780199886173

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The Emergence and Evolution of Religion

By Means of Natural Selection

by Jonathan H. Turner, Alexandra Maryanski, Anders Klostergaard Petersen & others

<p>Written by leading theorists and empirical researchers, this book presents new ways of addressing the old question: Why did religion first emerge and then continue to evolve in all human societies? The authors of the book—each with a ...

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The Fourth Secularisation

Autonomy of Individual Lifestyles

by Luigi Berzano

<p>This book examines recent forms of secularisation to demonstrate that we are now witnessing a “fourth secularisation”: the autonomy of lifestyles. After introducing two initial secularising movements, from <em>mythos</em> to <em>Logos</em> ...

ISBN: 9781000022476

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The God Con

Pay, Pray, Obey

by Lee Moller

The crucifix is in! You can fool most of the people most of the time. In The God Con, Lee Moller, a life-long atheist and skeptic, looks at organized religion through the lens of the con. Organized religion has been selling an invisible product,

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The Home (Annotated)

Its Work and Influence

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

<p>*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).<br /> *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience.<br /> *This book has been checked and corrected for spelling ...

ISBN: 1230002009414

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The Indigo Children

New Age Experimentation with Self and Science

by Beth Singler

<p>The Indigo Child concept is a contemporary New Age redefinition of self. Indigo Children are described in their primary literature as a spiritually, psychically, and genetically advanced generation. Born from the early 1980s, the Indigo ...

ISBN: 9781351587310

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The Invisible Bestseller

Searching for the Bible in America

by Kenneth A. Briggs

<p><em>A personal and journalistic inquiry into the Bible's disappearance from American life</em></p> <p>In <em>The Invisible Bestseller</em> veteran religion writer Kenneth Briggs asks how the Bible remains the best-selling book of all time, ...

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The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana

by Vatsyayana

ISBN: 1230000625470

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The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana

by Vatsyayana

<p>The Kama Sutra Of Vatsyayana written by Vatsyayana.This book will tell you the difference of pornography and obscenity.The Kama Sutra is an ancient Indian text which is considered the primary Sanskrit&nbsp;work on human sexuality.</p> ...

ISBN: 1230001050349

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The Laws of Marriage (and Divorce and Remarriage)

by Jon Clerry

<p>Over 50% of marriages end in divorce. But listening to marriage counselors and reading books on marriage you get an entirely different picture. The author takes both marriage counselors and books on marriage to task for not making people more

ISBN: 9781634911054

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The Liquidation of the Church

by Kees de Groot

<p>Is religion dying out in Western societies? Is personal spirituality taking its place? Both stories are inadequate. Institutional religion is not simply coming to an end in Western societies. Rather, its assets and properties are ...

ISBN: 9781317104766

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The Living Ancestors: Shamanism, Cosmos and Cultural Change among the Yanomami of the Upper Orinoco

by Jokic, Zeljko

<p> This phenomenologically oriented ethnography focuses on experiential aspects of Yanomami shamanism, including shamanistic activities in the context of cultural change. The author interweaves ethnographic material with theoretical components

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