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Religious groups: social & cultural aspects books

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Everyday Mysticism A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert by Ariel Glucklich Everyday Mysticism A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

A scholar's experiences inside a contemplative working community in Israel's Negev desert
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Hybrid Christianity Dalit Culture, Identity and Theology by Anderson H. M. Jeremiah Hybrid Christianity Dalit Culture, Identity and Theology

Commonly known as Dalits, or Untouchables, Paraiyar Christians are a large socially marginalised group living in India within a dynamic and complex social matrix dominated by the caste system. This book presents a detailed exploration of Paraiyar communities, focusing on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Religious Vitality in Christian Intentional Communities A Comparative Ethnographic Study by Mark Killian Religious Vitality in Christian Intentional Communities A Comparative Ethnographic Study

Using ethnographic research methods, this book examines the religious vitality of two Christian intentional communities. The book argues that explanations of religious vitality are irreducible to one another, concluding that explanations of religious vitality exist in a nexus, rather than...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Religion and welfare in Europe Gendered and minority perspectives by Ms. Lina Molokotos-Liederman Religion and welfare in Europe Gendered and minority perspectives

Compares regional conceptions and variations of welfare in relation to national religious traditions across key parts of Europe. Using comparative case studies, the book examines the transition from research to practical policy recommendations, highlighting the similarities and differences between selected...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Getting to Church Exploring Narratives of Gender and Joining by Sally K. (Professor of Sociology, Oregon State University) Gallagher Getting to Church Exploring Narratives of Gender and Joining
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Drawing on extensive field work, personal interviews and focus groups in mainline, evangelical, and eastern Orthodox churches, Sally Gallagher examines what it is that draws women and men differently into different types of congregations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Holy Hip Hop in the City of Angels by Christina Zanfagna Holy Hip Hop in the City of Angels

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. In the 1990s, Los Angeles was home to numerous radical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2017

Excitement Processes Norbert Elias's unpublished works on sports, leisure, body, culture by Jan Haut Excitement Processes Norbert Elias's unpublished works on sports, leisure, body, culture

The book focuses on major aspects of Norbert Elias's social theory through research on supposed minor topics, such as manners, sports, leisure and cultural practices. While many of his publications became essential for scholars in the different disciplines concerned, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

The Anthropology of Ritual Tendency Sacredness in the High Places by Frank Salomon The Anthropology of Ritual Tendency Sacredness in the High Places

This book is designed to interrogate theories in the anthropology of religion through a consideration of the ritual practices and belief systems of the Andean community of Rapaz. The book demonstrates how detailed ethnographic research of a specific religious tradition...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/07/2017

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Social Cultural Engineering and the Singaporean State by Kuah Khun Eng Social Cultural Engineering and the Singaporean State

This book, a collection of previously published articles, focuses on the role of the Singaporean State in social cultural engineering.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/12/2017

A Secular Age beyond the West by Mirjam Kunkler A Secular Age beyond the West

This book compares secularity in societies not shaped by Western Christianity, particularly in Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Religious Revival in Ethnic Areas of China by Liang Yongjia Religious Revival in Ethnic Areas of China

China's ethnic areas account for over half of China's landmass, and have a population of over 200 million. This book examines the current very strong revival of religious faith and practices in China's ethnic areas. It shows how radical, unofficial...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/01/2018

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The Anthropology of Ritual Tendency Sacredness in the High Places by Frank Salomon The Anthropology of Ritual Tendency Sacredness in the High Places

This book is designed to interrogate theories in the anthropology of religion through a consideration of the ritual practices and belief systems of the Andean community of Rapaz. The book demonstrates how detailed ethnographic research of a specific religious tradition...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/07/2017

Zur Aktualitat Von Michel de Certeau Einfuhrung in Sein Werk by Marian Fussel Zur Aktualitat Von Michel de Certeau Einfuhrung in Sein Werk


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2017

Mean Green Nation Building in the National Border Patrol Museum by Gabriela E. Moreno Mean Green Nation Building in the National Border Patrol Museum

Mean Green: Nation Building in the National Border Patrol Museum presents an analysis of the National Border Patrol Museum in El Paso, Texas, that deploys theoretical approaches in the disciplines of visual and cultural studies, border studies, ethnic studies, discourse...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling by Anna-Mari Almila The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling

Veils and veiling are controversial topics in social and political life, generating debates across the world. The veil is enmeshed within a complex web of relations encompassing politics, religion and gender, and conflicts over the nature of power, legitimacy, belief,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Deep Equality in an Era of Religious Diversity by Lori G. (Professor in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies, University of Ottawa) Beaman Deep Equality in an Era of Religious Diversity
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A sociological study which traces deep equality by focusing on positive narratives of people working out and accepting religious differences in everyday life.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Medien Und Kulturen Des Konflikts Pluralitat Und Dynamik Von Generationen, Gewalt Und Politik by Henrik Gummert Medien Und Kulturen Des Konflikts Pluralitat Und Dynamik Von Generationen, Gewalt Und Politik


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

Hybride Events Zur Diskussion Zeitgeistiger Veranstaltungen by Gregor J Betz Hybride Events Zur Diskussion Zeitgeistiger Veranstaltungen


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

Massen Und Masken Kulturwissenschaftliche Und Theologische Annaherungen by Richard Janus Massen Und Masken Kulturwissenschaftliche Und Theologische Annaherungen


Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

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