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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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Radical Interpretation in Religion

Nancy Frankenberry - Philosophy - 2002 - 231 pages
Ten distinguished scholars offer radical interpretations of religious belief and language in this landmark volume.
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Women and the Genesis of Christianity

Ben Witherington, Ann Witherington - Religion - 1990 - 273 pages
This study explores the role of women in New Testament times. Beginning with the woman's place in Judaism, in the Hellenistic world, and in the Roman Empire, Witherington ...
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Anthropological Studies of Religion: An Introductory Text

Brian Morris - Social Science - 1987 - 369 pages
A lucid outline of explanations of religious phenomena offered by such great thinkers as Hegel, Marx, and Weber.
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The Book of Jerry Falwell: Fundamentalist Language and Politics

Susan Friend Harding - Social Science - 2000 - 336 pages
Examines the 1980s resurgence in born-again Christianity, trends in contemporary Christian fundamentalism, and the role played by Reverend Jerry Falwell and his associates ...
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