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Product Description: The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music is the first comprehensive analysis of the most important themes and concepts in this field. Drawing on contemporary research from religious studies, theology, sociology, ethnography, and cultural studies, the volume comprises thirty-one specifically commissioned essays from a team of international experts...read more
By Marcus Moberg (editor)

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9781474237338 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $172.00 | About this edition: The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music is the first comprehensive analysis of the most important themes and concepts in this field.

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By Susan Ridgely (editor)

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9781474251105 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017, cover price $128.00

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9781474251099 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017), cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Western countries are ignorant of true Islamic values, says Nonie Darwish. Darwish is an Egyptian-American, former-Muslim human rights activist who is frustrated with mainstream America's talk of tolerance and assimilation. In Wholly Different, Darwish sets non-Muslims straight about tenets of Islam that are incompatible with free society...read more

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9781621575788 | Regnery Faith, January 23, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Western countries are ignorant of true Islamic values, says Nonie Darwish.

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Product Description: This new offering in the comprehensive collection of Panikkar's work brings together in one volume the English-language versions of the most crucial texts of the Indian Sacred Scriptures. As part of his lifetime goal to bring "East and West together" in conversation about the sacred and the holy, Panikkar takes here selections from the oldest Hindu hymns, including from the Rig Veda, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and finally from the Upanishads, the mystical and philosophical culmination of the Vedas...read more

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9781626982048 | Orbis Books, December 15, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This new offering in the comprehensive collection of Panikkar's work brings together in one volume the English-language versions of the most crucial texts of the Indian Sacred Scriptures.

Product Description: Refiguring the Body provides a sustained interrogation of categories and models of the body grounded in the distinctive idioms of South Asian religions, particularly Hindu and Buddhist traditions. The contributors engage prevailing theories of the body in the Western academy that derive from philosophy, social theory, and feminist and gender studies...read more
By Karen Pechilis (editor)

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9781438463155 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Refiguring the Body provides a sustained interrogation of categories and models of the body grounded in the distinctive idioms of South Asian religions, particularly Hindu and Buddhist traditions.

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Product Description: Why does Islam play a larger role in contemporary politics than other religions? Is there something about the Islamic heritage that makes Muslims more likely than adherents of other faiths to invoke it in their political life? If so, what is it? Ancient Religions, Modern Politics seeks to answer these questions by examining the roles of Islam, Hinduism, and Christianity in modern political life, placing special emphasis on the relevance―or irrelevance―of their heritages to today's social and political concerns...read more

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9780691144900 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 23, 2014, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Why does Islam play a larger role in contemporary politics than other religions?

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9780691173344 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 29, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Why does Islam play a larger role in contemporary politics than other religions?

Product Description: Through Biblical themes and contemporary media culture, a pragmatic and responsible rethinking of America's idea of its own innocence.

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9781137569868 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 25, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Through Biblical themes and contemporary media culture, a pragmatic and responsible rethinking of America's idea of its own innocence.

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Product Description: A capstone work from a renowned philosopher who explores how Western cultural biases may be challenged by classic texts in order to enter another way of thinking How can a person from a Western culture enter into a way of thinking as different as that of the Chinese? Can a person truly escape from his or her own cultural perspectives and assumptions? French philosopher François Jullien has throughout his career explored the distances between European and Chinese thought...read more

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9780300204223 | Yale Univ Pr, May 26, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A capstone work from a renowned philosopher who explores how Western cultural biases may be challenged by classic texts in order to enter another way of thinking How can a person from a Western culture enter into a way of thinking as different as that of the Chinese?

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9780300223569 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016), cover price $17.00 | also contains The Book of Beginnings | About this edition: A capstone work from a renowned philosopher who explores how Western cultural biases may be challenged by classic texts in order to enter another way of thinking How can a person from a Western culture enter into a way of thinking as different as that of the Chinese?

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Product Description: A capstone work from a renowned philosopher who explores how Western cultural biases may be challenged by classic texts in order to enter another way of thinking How can a person from a Western culture enter into a way of thinking as different as that of the Chinese? Can a person truly escape from his or her own cultural perspectives and assumptions? French philosopher François Jullien has throughout his career explored the distances between European and Chinese thought...read more
By Jody Gladding (trans)

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9780300223569 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016), cover price $17.00 | also contains The Book of Beginnings | About this edition: A capstone work from a renowned philosopher who explores how Western cultural biases may be challenged by classic texts in order to enter another way of thinking How can a person from a Western culture enter into a way of thinking as different as that of the Chinese?

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Product Description: Antonio Gramsci and the Question of Religion provides a new introduction to the thought of Gramsci through the prisms of religious studies and comparative ethics. Bruce Grelle shows that Gramsci’s key ideas – on hegemony, ideology, moral reformation, "traditional" and "organic" intellectuals – were formulated with simultaneous considerations of religion and politics...read more

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9781138190658 | Routledge, October 14, 2016, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Antonio Gramsci and the Question of Religion provides a new introduction to the thought of Gramsci through the prisms of religious studies and comparative ethics.

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Product Description: Unseen presences. Apparitions. Hearing voices. Although some people would find such experiences to be distressing and seek clinical help, others perceive them as transformative. Occasionally, these unusual phenomena give rise to new spiritual paths or religious movements...read more

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9780691131016 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Unseen presences.

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9780691152899 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: A playful and erudite look at the origins of language In the beginning there was one language―one tongue that Adam used to compose the first poem, an elegy for Abel. “These days, no one bothers to ask about the tongue of Adam...read more
By Marina Warner (introduced by)

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9780811224932 | New Directions, November 1, 2016, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A playful and erudite look at the origins of language In the beginning there was one language―one tongue that Adam used to compose the first poem, an elegy for Abel.

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Product Description: Gavin D'Costa breaks new ground in this authoritative study of the Second Vatican Council's doctrines on other religions, with particular attention to Judaism and Islam. The focus is exclusively on the doctrinal foundations found in Lumen Gentium 16 that will serve Catholicism in the twenty first century...read more

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9780199659272 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 28, 2014, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Gavin D'Costa breaks new ground in this authoritative study of the Second Vatican Council's doctrines on other religions, with particular attention to Judaism and Islam.

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9780198779360 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 25, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Gavin D'Costa breaks new ground in this authoritative study of the Second Vatican Council's doctrines on other religions, with particular attention to Judaism and Islam.

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Product Description: American environmentalism historically has been associated with the interests of white elites. Yet religious leaders in the twenty-first century have helped instill concern about the earth among groups diverse in religion, race, ethnicity, and class...read more

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9780520291164 | Univ of California Pr, October 14, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: American environmentalism historically has been associated with the interests of white elites.

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9780520291171 | Univ of California Pr, October 14, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: American environmentalism historically has been associated with the interests of white elites.

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Product Description: This new textbook provides a clear, informative and rigorous guide for students taking Religious Studies GCSE with all the major exam boards. It covers the philosophy and ethics content of the key GCSE specifications and examines these themes from the perspectives of Christianity, Roman Catholicism and Islam...read more

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9781509504367 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, September 19, 2016, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This new textbook provides a clear, informative and rigorous guide for students taking Religious Studies GCSE with all the major exam boards.

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9781509504374 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, September 19, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This new textbook provides a clear, informative and rigorous guide for students taking Religious Studies GCSE with all the major exam boards.

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Product Description: For most Westerners, the Qur'an is a deeply foreign book. Christians who venture within this sacred scripture of Islam encounter a world where echoes of biblical figures and themes resound. But the Qur'an speaks in accents and forms that defy our expectations...read more

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9780830851423 | Ivp Academic, October 2, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: For most Westerners, the Qur'an is a deeply foreign book.

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Product Description: Are atheists immoral? Does religion cause conflict? Is religion always opposed to science?Boldly paving the way for constructive dialogue between atheists and religious believers, Paul Hedges tackles issues such as the treatment of women, the idea of a pure and empirical realm of 'science', and the association of religion with violence and warfare, debunking the myths and exposing the futility of the battle between 'reason' and 'belief'...read more

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9781785920578 | Jessica Kingsley Pub, September 21, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Are atheists immoral?

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9780674729070 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 8, 2014, cover price $52.50

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9781784787301 | Verso Books, September 20, 2016, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: This book offers scholars who ground their research in compassion and pacifism a new framework for the socio-political analysis of current global events. By tackling a broad range of critical themes in various disciplines, the essays compose a critical narrative of the ways in which power and violence shape society, culture, and belief...read more

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9783319338729 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 12, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book offers scholars who ground their research in compassion and pacifism a new framework for the socio-political analysis of current global events.

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