Search: Social Sciences - Religion & Society, 2005
Edited by Jacob A. Belzen, Nils G. Holm and Ralph Hood
Edited by Ralph L. Piedmont
Various articles are presented covering psychological, sociological and cross-cultural topics or relevance to religious/spiritual researchers and academics.
The volume entails a well-documented empirical study of attitudes of clergy and lay personnel in the Dutch Roman-Catholic Church regarding church, sacraments and spirituality, which are studied as positive or negative motifs to engage in professional policies of their profession.
Edited by Fenggang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney
This is a collection of original, new studies about religious changes in Chinese societies, focusing on the role of the state and market in affecting religious developments. It will interest people who want to understand China and/or religious change in modernizing societies
Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Yochanan Peres
This book delves into Israeli society—an emblematic example of multiculturalism—where internal divides emerge from value systems relating contrastingly to religion, in a context of globalization, immigrant–society behavior, and a deep majority–minority division. Choice Outstanding Academic Title ...
Education is Latinos' number one concern. This volume offers an analysis of why many are underachieving, while pointing to the role of religion in helping Latinos improve their academic outlook. Parents, researchers and practitioners will benefit from understanding the importance of religion in ...
Edited by Bernhard Giesen and Daniel Ṧuber
The volume collects eminent works on the relationship between politics and religion by leading figures in Cultural Studies. The contributors share in the basic belief that the roots of contemporary conflicts have to be uncovered from the historical descent of religion.
Edited by Hector Avalos
This is the first single volume on the U.S. Latina/Latino religious experience. It features a comprehensive treatment of this large ethnic group, including thematic chapters detailing the roles that cultural phenomena such as art, film, and politics play in the U.S. Latina/Latino religious ...
Johannes van der Ven, Jaco S. Dreyer and Hendrik J.C. Pieterse
This volume deals with the place and function of human rights in democracies in modern society and the complex relationship between human rights and religion, both historically and empirically.
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