Books in category Social Science – Sociology of Religion

  • An Ecofeminist Perspective on Ash Wednesday and Lent

    An Ecofeminist Perspective on Ash Wednesday and Lent
    Sylvia A. Sweeney

    Building on David Tracy's definition of a religious classic, it includes a historical examination of the development of Lent and the Ash Wednesday rites beginning from wellsprings in the early church traditions of penance, catechumenal …

  • Cronaca di Roma Volume quarto 1859 1861

    Cronaca di Roma. Volume quarto 1859-1861
    Domenico Maria Bruni, Nicola Roncalli

    Il metodo scelto da Roncalli nel redigere i suoi polizzini – riportare non solo i fatti, ma in primo luogo i temi all'ordine del giorno nelle conversazioni dei romani – permette di avvicinarsi alla comprensione di quella che fu la reale …

  • Explaining Evil 3 volumes

    Explaining Evil [3 volumes]
    J. Harold Ellens

    In this three-volume set, international scholars from across a broad spectrum of scholarly fields examine the concept of evil throughout history and world cultures from religious, scientific, psychological, and political perspectives. • …

  • Race Nation and Religion in the Americas

    Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas
    Henry Goldschmidt, Elizabeth McAlister

    A collection of new essays exploring the complex and unstable articulations of race and religion.

  • Democracy and the New Religious Pluralism

    Democracy and the New Religious Pluralism
    Thomas Banchoff

    This is true in both the United States and Europe, where growing and diverse minority communities are transforming the political landscape.

  • No Partiality

    No Partiality
    Douglas R. Sharp

    Douglas Sharp explores the theoretical constructions of race, including its psychological, sociopolitical and socioeconomic dimensions. Finally Sharp carefully weaves a theological model of racial reconciliation for a new humanity.

  • The Religions of Canadians

    The Religions of Canadians
    Jamie S Scott

    The Religions of Canadians is a book about religions and the making of Canada.

  • All Faithful People

    All Faithful People
    Theodore Caplow, Howard M. Bahr, Bruce A. Chadwick, Dwight W. Hoover

    Its first report, Middletown Families, was published by Minnesota in 1982. This book explores the role of religion in the life of Middletown.

  • Religion My Own

    Religion, My Own
    Matityahu Peled

    This work, the only major book-length study of Mahfuz's work, traces his literary development as a writer and analyzes the thematic aspect of his work: the relationship between individual and society.

  • The New Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion

    The New Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion
    Bryan S. Turner

    Considering new developments in social theory and religion, the collection concludes with a discussion of recent work that attempts to understand the future of religion, blending the sociology of modern societies, anthropological …

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