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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 47 related to Rogue Clerics: The Social Problem of Clergy Deviance.   

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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Ordered Universes: Approaches to the Anthropology of Religion

Morton Klass - Social Science - 1995 - 177 pages
This innovative introduction to the anthropological study of religion challenges traditional categories and assumptions, arguing that too many of them reflect ethnocentric ...
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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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Blessed Events: Religion and Home Birth in America

Pamela Edith Klassen - Health & Fitness - 2001 - 316 pages
Blessed Events explores how women who give birth at home use religion to make sense of their births and in turn draw on their birthing experiences to bring meaning to their ...
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The Shadows and Lights of Waco: Millennialism Today

James D. Faubion - Religion - 2001 - 242 pages
When James Faubion visited the site of the Branch Davidian compound after its conflagration, what he found surprised him. Though the popular imagination had relegated the site ...
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