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Product Description: Heinrich Meier's guiding insight in Political Philosophy and the Challenge of Revealed Religion is that philosophy must prove its right and its necessity in the face of the claim to truth and demand for obedience of its most powerful opponent, revealed religion...read more

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9780226275857 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 23, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Heinrich Meier's guiding insight in Political Philosophy and the Challenge of Revealed Religion is that philosophy must prove its right and its necessity in the face of the claim to truth and demand for obedience of its most powerful opponent, revealed religion.

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9781590179024 | New York Review of Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: Throughout history, as well as in contemporary times, religion has had a significant impact on society and culture. Many times religious undertones are incorporated into political agendas or social movements in an effort to spur action from and engage the massesComparative Perspectives on Civil Religion, Nationalism, and Political Influence investigates how belief systems, political behavior, and public action impact the general populace...read more
By Dan Naor (editor)

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9781522505167 | Engineering Science Reference, July 31, 2016, cover price $185.00 | About this edition: Throughout history, as well as in contemporary times, religion has had a significant impact on society and culture.

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Product Description: Protests of neoliberal globalization have proliferated in recent years, not least in response to the financial crisis, austerity and increasing inequality. But how do religious groups organize themselves in response to these issues?This book systematically studies the relationship of religious activism towards neoliberal globalization...read more
By Peter J. Smith (editor)

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9781783486960 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 16, 2016, cover price $125.00

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9781783486977 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 16, 2016, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Protests of neoliberal globalization have proliferated in recent years, not least in response to the financial crisis, austerity and increasing inequality.

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Product Description: Debating or making speeches, American politicians invariably cite tenets of Christian faith—even as they unfailingly defend the liberal principles of tolerance and religious neutrality that underpin a pluralistic democracy. How these seemingly contradictory impulses can coexist—and whether this undermines the religious tradition that makes a liberal democracy possible—are the pressing questions that Giorgi Areshidze grapples with in this exploration of the civic role of religion in American political life...read more

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9780700622672 | Univ Pr of Kansas, June 9, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Debating or making speeches, American politicians invariably cite tenets of Christian faith—even as they unfailingly defend the liberal principles of tolerance and religious neutrality that underpin a pluralistic democracy.

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Product Description: Modern political thought -- at least in the West -- has long presupposed that religion and politics constitute two distinct spheres with clearly demarcated boundaries. However, recent political developments, such as the rise of global Islamism and the American religious Right, have challenged the assumption that the progress of democracy within a society requires the increasing secularization of its government...read more

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9780820704913 | Duquesne Univ Pr, April 22, 2016, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: Modern political thought -- at least in the West -- has long presupposed that religion and politics constitute two distinct spheres with clearly demarcated boundaries.

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Product Description: The World Parliament of Religions adopted the view that there will not be peace in this world without including peace among religions. Yet, even with the unified force of the world’s religions and wisdom traditions, this cannot be accomplished without justice among people...read more
By Roland Faber (editor) and Santiago Slabodsky (editor)

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9781498513357 | Lexington Books, March 3, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The World Parliament of Religions adopted the view that there will not be peace in this world without including peace among religions.

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Product Description: Polarization between political religionists and militant secularists on both sides of the Atlantic is on the rise. Critically engaging with traditional secularism and religious accommodationism, this collection introduces a constitutional secularism that robustly meets contemporary challenges...read more
By Cécile Laborde (editor)

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9780231168700 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 22, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Polarization between political religionists and militant secularists on both sides of the Atlantic is on the rise.

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9780231168717, titled "Religion, Secularism, & Constitutional Democracy" | Columbia Univ Pr, December 22, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Polarization between political religionists and militant secularists on both sides of the Atlantic is on the rise.

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Product Description: From the United States to the Middle East, Asia and Africa, religion continues to be an important factor in political activity and organisation. The second edition of this successful handbook provides the definitive global survey of the interaction of religion and politics...read more
By Jeffrey Haynes (editor)

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9781138826991 | 2 edition (Routledge, February 1, 2016), cover price $240.00 | About this edition: From the United States to the Middle East, Asia and Africa, religion continues to be an important factor in political activity and organisation.

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9780415600293 | Routledge, September 17, 2010, cover price $62.95 | About this edition: From the United States to the Middle East, Asia and Africa, religion has become an increasingly important factor in political activity and organisation.

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Product Description: Taking Rites Seriously is about how religious beliefs and religious believers are assessed by judges and legal scholars and are sometimes mischaracterized and misunderstood by those who are critical of the influence of religion in politics or in the formation of law...read more

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9781107112728 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 18, 2015, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Taking Rites Seriously is about how religious beliefs and religious believers are assessed by judges and legal scholars and are sometimes mischaracterized and misunderstood by those who are critical of the influence of religion in politics or in the formation of law.

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9781107533059 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 12, 2015, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: Taking Rites Seriously is about how religious beliefs and religious believers are assessed by judges and legal scholars and are sometimes mischaracterized and misunderstood by those who are critical of the influence of religion in politics or in the formation of law.

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Product Description: Do those in authority wield all the power, or do those who stand before and under authority also exercise power? What kinds of power are available to us? How must we reconfigure how conceptions of authority once we recognize the multiple and various forms that power takes? In this volume, established and rising scholars in theology and ethics respond to these questions in order to revitalize the discipline of political theology...read more
By Rick Elgendy (editor)

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9781137548658 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 21, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Do those in authority wield all the power, or do those who stand before and under authority also exercise power?

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Product Description: Freedom of religion consists of the right to practice, to manifest and to change one s religion. The modern democratic state is neutral towards the variety of religions, but protects the right of citizens to practice their different religious beliefs...read more

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9789004296770 | Brill Academic Pub, October 30, 2015, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: Freedom of religion consists of the right to practice, to manifest and to change one s religion.

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Product Description: Secularism is often imagined in Thomas Jefferson's words as "a wall of separation between Church and State." Beyond Church and State moves past that standard picture to argue that secularism is a process that reshapes both religion and politics...read more

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9781107026094 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 29, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Secularism is often imagined in Thomas Jefferson's words as "a wall of separation between Church and State.

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9781107579439 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 15, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Secularism is often imagined in Thomas Jefferson's words as "a wall of separation between Church and State.

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Product Description: This edited collection addresses the relationship between diaspora, religion and politics in the modern world. It illuminates religious understandings of citizenship, association and civil society, and situates them historically within diverse cultures of memory and state traditions...read more
By Sondra L. Hausner (editor)

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9781137400291 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 12, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This edited collection addresses the relationship between diaspora, religion and politics in the modern world.

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Product Description: For theorists in search of a political theology that is more responsive to the challenges now facing Western democracies, this book tenders a new political economy anchored in a theory of value. The political theology of the future, Carl Raschke argues, must draw on a powerful, hidden impetus―the "force of God"―to frame a new value economy...read more

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9780231173841 | Columbia Univ Pr, August 11, 2015, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: For theorists in search of a political theology that is more responsive to the challenges now facing Western democracies, this book tenders a new political economy anchored in a theory of value.

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Product Description: In recent years, North American and European nations have sought to legally remake religion in other countries through an unprecedented array of international initiatives. Policymakers have rallied around the notion that the fostering of religious freedom, interfaith dialogue, religious tolerance, and protections for religious minorities are the keys to combating persecution and discrimination...read more

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9780691166094 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 1, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In recent years, North American and European nations have sought to legally remake religion in other countries through an unprecedented array of international initiatives.

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9780536009388, titled "Microbiology" | 2nd edition (Ginn Pr, January 1, 1999), cover price $30.75 | also contains Microbiology

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Product Description: How is religion changing in the twenty-first century? In the global era, religion has leapt onto the world stage, often in contradictory ways. Some religious activists are antagonistic and engage in protests, violent acts, and political challenges...read more

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9780520283466 | Univ of California Pr, September 9, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: How is religion changing in the twenty-first century?

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9780520283473 | Univ of California Pr, September 9, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: How is religion changing in the twenty-first century?

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Product Description: The transcripted conversations that represent the substance of this volume are the result of a research project funded by the United Kingdom’s Arts and Humanities Research Council. The product of nearly three years of interviews conducted with senior religious figures from a diversity of religious traditions, this book represents a physical and political-theological journey around England – from metropolitan capital through provincial cities and rural hinterlands, from rural episcopal palaces to industrial estates, from London mansion houses to remote mountain monastery – and provides a snapshot of how religious leaders and authority figures respond to contemporary issues of freedom of expression...read more

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9781433123337 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 9, 2015, cover price $91.95 | About this edition: The transcripted conversations that represent the substance of this volume are the result of a research project funded by the United Kingdom’s Arts and Humanities Research Council.

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Product Description: The book intervenes into the contemporary debate on religion, politics, and economy, focusing on the field of formation which emerges as these seemingly autonomous spheres encounter one another. Empirically, it concentrates on examples from literature, theatre, and cinema as well as a case study of the recent revolts in Turkey where a ‘moderate’ Islamic government is in power...read more

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9781138014671 | Routledge, August 20, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The book intervenes into the contemporary debate on religion, politics, and economy, focusing on the field of formation which emerges as these seemingly autonomous spheres encounter one another.

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Product Description: Voltaire, the pen name of François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778), was one of the most influential leaders of the French Enlightenment. His defense of individual freedom of conscience and his criticisms of religious fanaticism and oppressive orthodoxy had a telling effect on Western history, inspiring several leading founders of America's new laws...read more
By G. K. Noyer (editor)

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9781633880382 | Prometheus Books, July 14, 2015, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Voltaire, the pen name of François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778), was one of the most influential leaders of the French Enlightenment.

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Product Description: In a remarkably short period of time, the realization of religious freedom has achieved broad consensus as an indispensable condition for peace. Faced with widespread reports of religious persecution, public and private actors around the world have responded with laws and policies designed to promote freedom of religion...read more
By Peter G. Danchin (editor)

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9780226248479 | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 22, 2015, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: In a remarkably short period of time, the realization of religious freedom has achieved broad consensus as an indispensable condition for peace.

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9780226248509 | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 22, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In a remarkably short period of time, the realization of religious freedom has achieved broad consensus as an indispensable condition for peace.

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Product Description: This path-breaking book argues that practices of the sacred are constitutive of modern secular politics. Following a tradition of enquiry in anthropology and political theory, it examines how limit situations shape the political imagination and collective identity...read more

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9781107075375 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2015, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This path-breaking book argues that practices of the sacred are constitutive of modern secular politics.

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Product Description: Religious-secular distinctions have been crucial to the way in which modern governments have rationalised their governance and marked out their sovereignty as crucial as the territorial boundaries that they have drawn around nations...read more
By Timothy Fitzgerald (editor)

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9789004290556 | Brill Academic Pub, May 27, 2015, cover price $163.00 | About this edition: Religious-secular distinctions have been crucial to the way in which modern governments have rationalised their governance and marked out their sovereignty as crucial as the territorial boundaries that they have drawn around nations.

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Product Description: Ram Puniyani through his long struggle against terrorism and sectarian violence has come up with a strong argument to show that terrorism is a political phenomenon, either aiming to control the oil-rich areas or pushing an agenda of sectarian nationalism...read more

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9789351500643 | Sage Pubns Pvt Ltd, April 17, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Ram Puniyani through his long struggle against terrorism and sectarian violence has come up with a strong argument to show that terrorism is a political phenomenon, either aiming to control the oil-rich areas or pushing an agenda of sectarian nationalism.

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