Books in category Religion – Comparative Religion

  • Religion and Mental Health

    Religion and Mental Health
    John F. Schumaker

    Religion is also considered in relation to the mental health of women, the elderly, and children. Contributions addressing mental health in non-Western religious groups add an important cross-cultural dimension to the volume.

  • The Emerging Atlantic Culture

    The Emerging Atlantic Culture
    Thomas Steven Molnar

    Molnar examines Europe's view of America, America's view of itself, and the situations that are likely to emerge as those views change, clash, and evolve into a new dynamic of cultural influence.

  • Between a Church and a Hard Place

    Between a Church and a Hard Place
    Andrew Park

    Read Andrew Park's post on the Penguin Blog. At age thirty-five, Andrew Park hit a parenting snag. Teaching his children about ethics, good manners, and how to shoot a free throw posed no problem.

  • A Beginner s Guide to Hellenismos

    A Beginner’s Guide to Hellenismos
    Timothy Jay Alexander

    In A Beginners Guide to Hellenismos, Timothy Jay Alexander explains how liberating, innovative, and adaptive the modern Hellenic religion is. This book provides the reader with an easy to use and understand guide to begin their worship.

  • The Sacred Gaze

    The Sacred Gaze
    David Morgan

    The Sacred Gaze is a vital introduction to the study of the visual culture of religions.

  • New Religions in Global Perspective

    New Religions in Global Perspective
    Peter Bernard Clarke

    Ranging from North America and Europe to Japan, Latin America, South Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean, the book provides students with a complete introduction to groups such as Falun Gong, Soka Gakkai, the Brahma Kumaris, the Nation of Islam …

  • Worldly Wonder

    Worldly Wonder
    Mary Evelyn Tucker

    History illustrates the power of religion to bring about change. Mary Evelyn Tucker describes how world religions have begun to move from a focus on God-human and human-human relations to encompass human-earth relations.

  • Sex Marriage and Family in World Religions

    Sex, Marriage, and Family in World Religions
    Don S. Browning, M. Christian. Green, John Witte Jr.

    Chosen and introduced by leading scholars of each religion, the volume's selections include a wide array of traditional texts. The book also contains contemporary writings, responding to the changing mores and conditions of modern life.

  • Muslim Christian and Jew

    Muslim, Christian, and Jew
    David Liepert

    . The later chapters of this book explore belief and human nature in a new light to explain how Freud's theories of the subconscious and quantum physics' model of the subatomic universe offer some of the best proof we have that God exists; …

  • The Receding Shadow of the Prophet

    The Receding Shadow of the Prophet
    Ray Takeyh, Nikolas K. Gvosdev

    An overview of predominantly Muslim societies that argues that Islamism has failed to provide Islamic societies with any feasible alternative to undertaking fundamental political and social reforms.

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