Religion

The Post-War Generation and the Establishment of Religion

Edited by Wade Clark Roof; Jackson W Carroll; David A Roozen

First Edition • October 6, 1998 • 312 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$49.50 CAD

This is the first book to offer a comparative analysis of the impact of the post-war Baby Boom generation on Christianity around the world. Taking a cross-cultural approach, the contributors examine ten advanced countries, including England, France, Germany, Australia, and the United States, and explore the ways baby boomers have…

Order an Exam or Desk Copy

The Yishuv in the Shadow of the Holocaust: Zionist Politics and Rescue Aliya, 1933-1939

Abraham J Edelheit

First Edition • October 6, 1998 • 320 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$76.50 CAD

For the Jewish world and the Yishuv in particular, the 1930s was a time of escalating crises — the rise of the Nazis and their antisemitic policies, the declining fortunes of Eastern European Jewry, increasing Arab enmity, and the hardening of British Mandatory policies in Palestine. Reexamining some of the…

Order an Exam or Desk Copy

The (Magic) Kingdom of God: Christianity and Global Culture Industries

Michael Budde

First Edition • September 1, 1998 • 192 pages

Print: $41.00 USD/$49.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

In The (Magic) Kingdom of God, Michael Budde offers a multidisciplinary analysis of the global culture industries — increasingly powerful, centralized corporate conglomerates in television, advertising, marketing, movies, and the like — and their impact on Christian churches in industrialized countries. Utilizing ideas from contemporary and classical schools of political…

Order an Exam or Desk Copy

Wilderness Wanderings: Probing Twentieth-Century Theology and Philosophy

Stanley Hauerwas

First Edition • September 4, 1998 • 256 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$51.50 CAD

Wilderness Wanderings slashes through the tangled undergrowth that Christianity in America has become to clear a space for those for whom theology still matters. Writing to a generation of Christians that finds itself at once comfortably at home yet oddly fettered and irrelevant in America, Stanley Hauerwas challenges contemporary Christians…

Order an Exam or Desk Copy

Revelation Restored: Divine Writ and Critical Response

David Weiss Halivni

First Edition • September 4, 1998 • 144 pages

Print: $41.00 USD/$54.99 CAD

Modern critical scholars divide the Pentateuch into distinct components, identifying areas of unevenness in the scriptural tradition, which point to several interwoven documents rather than one immaculate whole. While the conclusions reached by such critical scholarship are still matters of dispute, the inconsistencies which it has identified stand clearly before…

Order an Exam or Desk Copy

Transformations of the Confucian Way

John Berthrong

First Edition • April 10, 1998 • 246 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$89.99 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$34.99 CAD

From its beginnings, Confucianism has vibrantly taught that each person is able to find the Way individually in service to the community and the world. For over 2,600 years, Confucianism has sustained a continual process of transformation and growth. In this comprehensive new work, John Berthrong examines the vitality and…

Order an Exam or Desk Copy

Disarmed and Dangerous: The Radical Life and Times of Daniel and Philip Berrigan, Brothers in Religious Faith and Civil Disobedience

Murray Polner; Jim O'Grady

First Edition • March 1, 1998 • 464 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$53.99 CAD

What transformed Daniel and Philip Berrigan from conventional Roman Catholic priests into holy outlaws — for a time the two most wanted men of J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI? And how did they evolve from their traditionally pious, second-generation immigrant beginnings to become the most famous (some would say notorious) religious…

Order an Exam or Desk Copy

Recognizing the Latino Resurgence in U.S. Religion: The Emmaus Paradigm

Ana Maria Diaz-Stevens; Anthony M Stevens-Arroyo

First Edition • November 28, 1997 • 296 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$52.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$34.99 CAD

Emmaus is the biblical episode that recounts how the disciples, who had been unable to recognize the resurrected Jesus even as he traveled with them, finally come to know him as their Lord through his inspirational conversation. In this major new work exploring Latino religion, Ana María Díaz-Stevens and Anthony…

Order an Exam or Desk Copy

The Culture of Religious Pluralism

Richard Wentz

First Edition • November 1, 1997 • 144 pages

Print: $39.00 USD/$45.00 CAD

Religious pluralism has been a defining characteristic of the American experience since colonial times. In the twentieth century, as American society has become more radically pluralistic, the issue of religious identity is once again in flux. Providing a historical context, Richard Wentz examines the challenges that pluralism presents to denominationalism…

Order an Exam or Desk Copy

Culture and Self: Philosophical and Religious Perspectives, East and West

Edited by Douglas Allen; Ashok Malhotra

First Edition • May 1, 1997 • 208 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$62.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$34.99 CAD

Traditional scholars of philosophy and religion, both East and West, often place a major emphasis on analyzing the nature of the self. In recent decades, there has been a renewed interest in analyzing self, but most scholars have not claimed knowledge of an ahistorical, objective, essential self free from all…

Order an Exam or Desk Copy

Page 3 of 41234