ISLAM THE MISUNDERSTOOD RELIGION gaining momentum in the West amidst negative media coverage. The surge of new converts on hostile ground proves that Islam is a true religion that needs reckoning by the West. On 7th October 2002, it was reported in St. Petersburg Times that “Every year, about 20 000 people in the United States c..
PSYCHOLOGY, RELIGION, AND SPIRITUALITY sts who were fascinated with religion began to study and write about it. Theologians and religious practitioners have responded to this literature, producing a fascinating dialogue that deals with our fundamental und- standings about the human person and our place in the world. This book provides an..
WEST COUNTRY WICCA: A JOURNAL OF THE OLD RELIGION Old Religion is "a real gem....The best book on witchcraft I have ever seen" (Marion Weinstein)...
LIVING WITHOUT RELIGION s foremost expositors of humanist philosophy. In Living without Religion he introduced a new word to describe humanism - eupraxophy. Derived from the Greek roots eu (good), praxis (practice), and sophia (philosophical and scientific wisdom), eupraxophy means literally "good conduct and wisdom in liv..
A THEORY OF RELIGION Bainbridge begin with basic statements about human nature and, employing the principles of logic and philosophy, build toward increasingly complex propositions about societies and their religious institutions. They provide a rigorous yet flexible sociological theory of religion as well as a general..
BLACK ATLANTIC RELIGION: TRADITION, TRANSNATIONALISM, AND MATRIARCHY IN THE AFRO-BRAZILIAN CANDOMBLé minates the mutual transformation of African and African-American cultures, highlighting the example of the Afro-Brazilian Candomble religion. This book contests both the recent conviction that transnationalism is new and the long-held supposition that African culture endures in the Americas only am..
HONEST RELIGION FOR SECULAR MAN w powerful a source of evil religion can be; writes Bishop Newbigin. 'Nevertheless religion
is much too great and permanent an element in human experience to be swept out of sight. I want to ask what must be the religion of a Christian who accepts the process of secularization and lives fully in th..
INTRODUCING PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION relate to science? What about evil and suffering? Is there life after death? These questions fascinate everyone and lie at the heart of philosophy of religion. This title offers an up-to-date introduction to the field, focusing not only on traditional debates but also on up-to-date issues...
RELIGION AND THE RISE OF WESTERN CULTURE ssic work, Religion and the Rise of Western Culture, Christopher Dawson addresses two of the most pressing subjects of our day: the origin of Europe and the religious roots of Western culture. With the magisterial sweep of Toynbee, to whom he is often compared, Dawson tells here the tale of medieval..
MORMONISM 101: EXAMINING THE RELIGION OF THE LATTER-DAY SAINTS t growing religions in the world, with over five million Mormons in the United States alone. For those who have wondered in what specific ways it differs from the Christian faith, Mormonism 101 provides definitive answers. Together the authors examine the major tenets of Mormon theology and compare ..