Books in category Religion – Religion, Politics & State

  • African American Religion and the Civil Rights Movement in Arkansas

    African American Religion and the Civil Rights Movement in Arkansas
    Johnny E. Williams

    The conventional view among scholars of the period is that religion as a source for social activism was marginal, conservative, or pacifying. Not so, argues Johnny E. Williams.

  • Islam and Political Cultural Europe

    Islam and Political-Cultural Europe
    Dr David M Kirkham, Professor Tore Lindholm, Professor W Cole Durham Jr.

    Exploring the interactions of Muslim, Christian and secular cultures in the context of highly pluralized contemporary European societies, this book offers a valuable tool for those within and outside Europe seeking to understand the far …

  • The Soil and Health

    The Soil and Health
    Albert Howard

    Howard's The Soil and Health became a seminal and inspirational text in the organic movement soon after its publication in 1945.

  • Islamism and Globalisation in Jordan

    Islamism and Globalisation in Jordan
    Daniel Atzori

    This book explores the activities of the local Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan.

  • The Promise of Reinhold Niebuhr Third Edition

    The Promise of Reinhold Niebuhr, Third Edition
    Gabriel Fackre

    The Promise of Reinhold Niebuhr, first published in 1970, provides an introduction to the life and thought of Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971), arguably the most influential American theologian of the twentieth century.

  • Religion and the New Immigrants

    Religion and the New Immigrants
    Michael W. Foley, Dean R. Hoge

    As one of the first studies to focus on the role of religion in immigrant civic engagement, this timely volume will interest scholars and students in a range of disciplines as well as anyone concerned about the future of our society.

  • Knowing the Enemy

    Knowing the Enemy
    Mary R. Habeck

    This penetrating book is the first to present the inner logic of al-Qaeda and like-minded extremist groups by which they justify September 11 and other terrorist attacks.

  • Everyday Nationalism

    Everyday Nationalism
    Kalyani Menon

    This ethnography analyzes the popularity of Hindu nationalism in contemporary India through examining the everyday acts of women activists, finding that women's ability to recruit individuals from a variety of backgrounds and the movement's …

  • The New World Order Is the Old World Order

    The New World Order Is the Old World Order
    George Radanovich

    "Politicians in Washington are grappling with a soaring national debt that threatens our status in the world and, indeed our very future.

  • Gloryland

    Gloryland
    H. B. Cavalcanti

    Documents the transformation of Christian conservatism into a middle-class, suburban faith.

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