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Product Description: Ubiquitär, relativ und brüchig zugleichist Humor eine sehr spezifische menschliche Denk- und Ausdrucksform. In diesem Buch geht Peter L. Berger der Natur des Komischen und dessen Bezug zu anderen menschlichen Erfahrungen nach. Erstmals 1997 veröffentlicht, beinhaltet diese zweite Auflage ein neues Vorwort, in dem Berger Überlegungen zum Verhältnis von Modernität und Humor anstellt...read more

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9783110359039 | 2nd edition edition (Walter De Gruyter Inc, September 30, 2014), cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Ubiquitär, relativ und brüchig zugleichist Humor eine sehr spezifische menschliche Denk- und Ausdrucksform.
9783110155617 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, May 1, 1998, cover price $133.00 | About this edition: Rare Book

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Product Description: Amid the variety of human experiences, the comic occupies a distinctive place. It is simultaneously ubiquitous, relative, and fragile. In this book, Peter L. Berger reflects on the nature of the comic and its relationship to other human experiences...read more

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9783110155624 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, June 1, 1997, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: The author of numerous previous books of broad appeal and scholarly acclaim on subjects ranging from sociological theory to religious ethics in government and economic systems, and the coauthor of a vastly influential treatise on The Social Construction of Reality, Berger unfolds in Redeeming Laughter a new perspective on a classic domain.

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9783110353938 | 2 edition (Walter De Gruyter Inc, September 30, 2014), cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Amid the variety of human experiences, the comic occupies a distinctive place.

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Product Description: The term “pluralism” has a long history in philosophy, where it has basically meant that there are several ways of looking at reality… Rather I mean by pluralism a phenomenon, not in the mind of a philosophical thinker, but an empirical fact in society experienced by ordinary people (of whom, happily, there are many more than philosophers)...read more

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9781614517504 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 19, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The term “pluralism” has a long history in philosophy, where it has basically meant that there are several ways of looking at reality… Rather I mean by pluralism a phenomenon, not in the mind of a philosophical thinker, but an empirical fact in society experienced by ordinary people (of whom, happily, there are many more than philosophers).

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Product Description: This state-of-the-field overview of Pentecostalism around the world focuses on cultural developments among second- and third-generation adherents in regions with large Pentecostal communities, considering the impact of these developments on political participation, citizenship, gender relations, and economic morality...read more
By Peter L. Berger (other contributor)

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9780253010810 | Indiana Univ Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This state-of-the-field overview of Pentecostalism around the world focuses on cultural developments among second- and third-generation adherents in regions with large Pentecostal communities, considering the impact of these developments on political participation, citizenship, gender relations, and economic morality.

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9780253010865 | Indiana Univ Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: This state-of-the-field overview of Pentecostalism around the world focuses on cultural developments among second- and third-generation adherents in regions with large Pentecostal communities, considering the impact of these developments on political participation, citizenship, gender relations, and economic morality.

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Product Description: A classical sociologist can be defined as someone whose "works occupied a central position among the sociological ideas and notions of an era." Following this criterion, Michaela Pfadenhauer demonstrates the relevance of Peter L. Berger’s work to the sociology of knowledge...read more

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9781412849890 | Transaction Pub, August 22, 2013, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A classical sociologist can be defined as someone whose "works occupied a central position among the sociological ideas and notions of an era.

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Product Description: Peter L. Berger is arguably the best-known American sociologist living today. Since the 1960s he has been publishing books on many facets of the American social scene, and several are now considered classics. So it may be hard to believe Professor Berger's description of himself as an "accidental sociologist...read more

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9781616143893 | Prometheus Books, June 21, 2011, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Peter L.

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Product Description: Our contemporary culture is dominated by two extremes ― relativism and fundamentalism. Neither is desirable: relativism claims that all questions of truth are irrelevant, whereas fundamentalism insists on sole possession of absolute truth...read more
By Peter L. Berger (editor)

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9780802863874 | Eerdmans Pub Co, December 30, 2009, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Our contemporary culture is dominated by two extremes ― relativism and fundamentalism.

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Product Description: ‘The Hidden Form of Capital’ presents evidence from several parts of the changing world about how the realm of the spirit affects the economy. Instead of adding to the theoretical speculation on the role of culture in economic progress, this book provides evidence from recent analytical studies in Europe, Asai, Africa, Russia, and the United States...read more
By Peter L. Berger (editor)

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9781843318323 | Anthem Pr, April 1, 2010, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: ‘The Hidden Form of Capital’ presents evidence from several parts of the changing world about how the realm of the spirit affects the economy.

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9781428815575 | 1 stg edition (Academic Internet Pub Inc, December 31, 2006), cover price $27.95

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Product Description: Woran kann man glauben? Darf der moderne Mensch auf Erlösung hoffen? Hat Jesus noch eine besondere Bedeutung? Es sind grundlegende Fragen an das Christentum von heute, die der amerikanische Religionssoziologe Peter L. Berger in seinem neuen Buch stellt...read more

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9783110188950 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, September 1, 2006, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Woran kann man glauben?

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Product Description: Developing Cultures: Case Studies is a collection of 27 essays by a group of leading internationals scholars on the role of culture and cultural change in the evolution of countries and regions around the world.
By Peter L. Berger (editor) and Lawrence E. Harrison (editor)

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9780415952798 | Routledge, February 15, 2006, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: Developing Cultures: Case Studies is a collection of 27 essays by a group of leading internationals scholars on the role of culture and cultural change in the evolution of countries and regions around the world.

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9780415952804 | Routledge, March 20, 2006, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Developing Cultures: Case Studies is a collection of 27 essays by a group of leading internationals scholars on the role of culture and cultural change in the evolution of countries and regions around the world.

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Product Description: Leading religious and cultural commentator, Peter Berger, explores how and what we can believe in modern times. Deals clearly with questions such as ‘Does God exist? What was so special about Jesus? How can one be Christian in a pluralistic society? Structured around key phrases from the Apostles’ Creed...read more

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9781405108478 | Blackwell Pub, October 1, 2003, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Leading religious and cultural commentator, Peter Berger, explores how and what we can believe in modern times.

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9781405108485 | Blackwell Pub, October 17, 2003, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Leading religious and cultural commentator, Peter Berger, explores how and what we can believe in modern times.

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Product Description: Much discussed but poorly understood, globalization is at once praised as the answer to all the world's problems and blamed for everything from pollution to poverty. Here Berger and Huntington bring together an array of experts who paint a subtle and richly shaded portrait, showing both the power and the unexpected consequences of this great force...read more
By Peter L. Berger (editor) and Samuel P. Huntington (editor)

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9780195151466 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 6, 2002, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Much discussed but poorly understood, globalization is praised as the answer to all the world's problems and blamed for everything from pollution to poverty.

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9780195168822 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 13, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Much discussed but poorly understood, globalization is at once praised as the answer to all the world's problems and blamed for everything from pollution to poverty.

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Product Description: Muchas veces invocada, pero escasamente comprendida, la globalización es aplaudida como respuesta a todos los problemas del mundo a la vez que se la culpa de ellos, desde la contaminación hasta la pobreza. En Globalizaciones múltiples, Peter L...read more

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9788449313226 | Italian edition edition (Paidos Iberica Ediciones S A, June 30, 2002), cover price $45.95 | About this edition: Muchas veces invocada, pero escasamente comprendida, la globalización es aplaudida como respuesta a todos los problemas del mundo a la vez que se la culpa de ellos, desde la contaminación hasta la pobreza.

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9789681809294 | 3 edition (Editorial Limusa S.A. De C.V., January 1, 2002), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: BOOKS IN SPANISH

Peter Berger is the most influential contemporary sociologist of religion. This collection of essays is the first in-depth study of his contribution to the field, providing a comprehensive introduction to his work and to current thought in the study of religion. Themes addressed include: * Berger on religion and theology* Religion, spirituality and the discontents of modernity* Secularization and de-secularizationA postscript by Peter Berger, responding to the essays, completes this overview of this major figure's work.
By Paul Heelas (editor) and Linda Woodhead (editor)

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9780415215312 | Routledge, August 1, 2001, cover price $125.00

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9780415215329 | Routledge, July 1, 2001, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Peter Berger is the most influential contemporary sociologist of religion.

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9780203206805 | Routledge, January 22, 2002, cover price $44.95

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Product Description: BRAND NEW ,EXCELENT AND RELIABLE SERVICE! (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781855674981 | Pinter Pub Ltd, June 1, 1998, cover price $75.00

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9780826447654 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, September 1, 2000, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: BRAND NEW ,EXCELENT AND RELIABLE SERVICE!

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Product Description: Normative conflicts center on fundamental disagreements over issues of public morality and the identity of a society. In thinking about normative conflicts on a global scale, two principal questions arise. First, are there common characteristics of such conflicts worldwide? Second, which institutions polarize such conflicts and which can serve to mediate them? This pathbreaking book, edited by renowned sociologist Peter Berger, examines both questions through findings gained from a study of normative conflicts in eleven societies located in different parts of the world and at different levels of economic development...read more
By Peter L. Berger (editor)

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9780813334011 | Westview Pr, January 1, 1998, cover price $79.00 | About this edition: Normative conflicts center on fundamental disagreements over issues of public morality and the identity of a society.

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9780813367194 | Westview Pr, May 13, 1999, cover price $51.00 | About this edition: Normative conflicts center on fundamental disagreements over issues of public morality and the identity of a society.

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9788449304170, titled "Modernidad, pluralismo y crisis de sentido / Modernity, Pluralism and The Crisis of Meaning: La Orientacion Del Hombre Moderno / the Orientation of Modern Man" | Italian edition edition (Paidos Iberica Ediciones S A, June 10, 1997), cover price $15.95

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Product Description: In 1976, in the first edition of this book, Peter Berger and Richard John Neuhaus anticipated the major worldwide project of the 1990s: the renewal of civil society. They showed that such "mediating structures" as family, neighbourhood, church, and voluntary and civil associations are crucial institutions, whose weakening spells disaster...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780844739441 | 2 edition (Aei Pr, December 1, 1995), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In 1976, in the first edition of this book, Peter Berger and Richard John Neuhaus anticipated the major worldwide project of the 1990s: the renewal of civil society.

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Product Description: In 1976, in the first edition of this book, Peter Berger and Richard John Neuhaus anticipated the major worldwide project of the 1990s: the renewal of civil society. They showed that such "mediating structures" as family, neighbourhood, church, and voluntary and civil associations are crucial institutions, whose weakening spells disaster...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780844739458 | 2 edition (Aei Pr, December 1, 1995), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In 1976, in the first edition of this book, Peter Berger and Richard John Neuhaus anticipated the major worldwide project of the 1990s: the renewal of civil society.

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Product Description: Four highly respected thinkers discuss the need for a renewal of Christian ethical reflection in a dramatically and radically different world and offer their own unique points of view about how this should be done responsibly. This book is both a call for renewal in our thinking and acting and an introduction to the issues and bases for the formulation of meaningful responses to our new situation...read more

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9780687003358 | Abingdon Pr, November 1, 1995, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Four highly respected thinkers discuss the need for a renewal of Christian ethical reflection in a dramatically and radically different world and offer their own unique points of view about how this should be done responsibly.

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9781558150720 | Ics Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $19.95

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9781558150904 | Sequoia Inst, October 1, 1993, cover price $6.95

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