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Jonathan Loved David: Homosexuality in Biblical Times

Social Science - 1978 - 163 pages
In this thoughtful exploration of a sensitive issue, Tom Horner considers all the references to homosexuality in the Bible--the stories of Sodom and Gibeah, David and Jonathan ...
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African-American Children at Church: A Sociocultural Perspective

Wendy L. Haight - Psychology - 2002 - 228 pages
Describes socialization beliefs and practices within an African-American church in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Edward Said and the Religious Effects of Culture

William D. Hart - Religion - 2000 - 236 pages
This book provides a distinctive account of Edward Said's critique of modern culture by highlighting the religion-secularism distinction on which it is predicated. It refers to ...
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Jews in Germany After the Holocaust: Memory, Identity, and Jewish-German ...

Lynn Rapaport - History - 1997 - 325 pages
Interviews with Jews born in post-Holocaust Germany address questions of collective memory and ethnicity.
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From Blessing to Violence: History and Ideology in the Circumcision Ritual ...

Maurice Bloch - Social Science - 1986 - 214 pages
The circumcision ritual of the Merina of Madagascar is seen by them primarily as a blessing, involving the transfer of the love and concern of the ancestors of their ...
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Weber's Protestant Ethic: Origins, Evidence, Contexts

Hartmut Lehmann, Guenther Roth - History - 1995 - 412 pages
Although Weber's path-breaking work on the Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism has received much attention ever since it first appeared in 1904-5, recent research has ...
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The Resilience of Conservative Religion: The Case of Popular, Conservative ...

Joseph B. Tamney - Law - 2002 - 275 pages
Provides an explanation for the resurgence and persistent appeal of conservative religion.
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Religion in Context: Cults and Charisma

I. M. Lewis - Religion - 1996 - 198 pages
Religious power assumes strikingly different forms, often regarded as unique and unrelated. Religion in Context, however, argues that these apparently contradictory experiences ...
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