Religion

Religion and Politics in America: Faith, Culture, and Strategic Choices

Robert Booth Fowler, Allen D Hertzke, Laura R. Olson, Kevin R. den Dulk

Fifth Edition • December 24, 2013 • 360 pages

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Religion and politics are never far from the headlines, but their relationship remains complex and often confusing. In this fifth edition of Religion and Politics in America, the authors offer a lively, accessible, and balanced treatment of religion in American politics. They explore the historical, cultural, and legal contexts that…

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An Introduction to the Modern Middle East: History, Religion, Political Economy, Politics

David S. Sorenson

Second Edition • December 3, 2013 • 560 pages

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Student Economy Edition available. Combining elements of comparative politics with a country-by-country analysis, author David S. Sorenson provides a complete and accessible introduction to the modern Middle East. With an emphasis on the politics of the region, the text also dedicates chapters specifically to the history, religions, and economies of…

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Religion and Politics in the Middle East: Identity, Ideology, Institutions, and Attitudes

Robert D. Lee

Second Edition • July 30, 2013 • 376 pages

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This innovative book analyzes the relationship between religion and politics in the Middle East through a comparative study of five countries—Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. Robert D. Lee examines each country in terms of four domains in which state and religion necessarily interact: national identity, ideology, institutions, and…

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Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics

Ann Elizabeth Mayer

Fifth Edition • July 31, 2012 • 320 pages

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Islam and Human Rights is a probing examination of how the Islamic tradition has been exploited for political ends by regimes and institutions seeking to legitimize policies inimical to human rights. Ann Elizabeth Mayer critically appraises Islamic human rights schemes that dilute the human rights afforded by international law, comparing…

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Christotainment: Selling Jesus through Popular Culture

Edited by Shirley R. Steinberg; Joe L. Kincheloe

First Edition • February 10, 2009 • pages

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For more than two thousand years Christian expansion and proselytizing was couched in terms of “defending the faith.” Until recently in the United States, much of that defense came in the form of reactions against the “liberal” influences channeled through big-corporate media such as popular music, Hollywood movies, and network…

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God After Darwin: A Theology of Evolution

John F. Haught

Second Edition • July 1, 2007 • 256 pages

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In God After Darwin, eminent theologian John F. Haught argues that the ongoing debate between Darwinian evolutionists and Christian apologists is fundamentally misdirected: Both sides persist in focusing on an explanation of underlying design and order in the universe. Haught suggests that what is lacking in both of these competing…

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Deeper Than Darwin: The Prospect for Religion in the Age of Evolution

John Haught

First Edition • August 1, 2004 • 232 pages

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In his acclaimed book God After Darwin, John Haught argued that religious belief is wholly compatible with evolutionary biology. Now, in Deeper Than Darwin, he advances his argument further by saying that religious belief is even more revealing about life than Darwinism. Haught looks hard at the question of how,…

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Her Voice, Her Faith: Women Speak on World Religions

Katherine Young; Arvind Sharma

First Edition • July 1, 2004 • 336 pages

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They say religion is a personal and private affair. But when a woman believes in a tradition, she has a relationship to that faith beyond her sacred space. Religious traditions’ historically poor treatment of women has lead many to question why they believe. How has their tradition either embraced and…

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Theology Of Reading: The Hermeneutics Of Love

Alan Jacobs

First Edition • November 28, 2001 • 196 pages

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If the whole of the Christian life is to be governed by the “law of love”—the twofold love of God and one’s neighbor—what might it mean to read lovingly? That is the question that drives this unique book. Jacobs pursues this challenging task by alternating largely theoretical, theological chapters—drawing above all on…

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Irreconcilable Differences? A Learning Resource for Jews and Christians

Edited by David Sandmel; Rosann M. Catalano; Christopher M. Leighton

First Edition • July 1, 2001 • 240 pages

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Written by Jewish and Christian educators for use by college and adult learners, this volume explores eight basic questions that lie at the core of both traditions and that can serve as a bridge for understanding. Among the questions are: Do Jews and Christians worship the same God? Do Jews…

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