By Donald Gillespie
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By R. Marie Griffith
Gay marriage, transgender rights, start control--sex is on the middle of some of the such a lot divisive political problems with our age. The origins of those conflicts, historian R. Marie Griffith argues, lie in sharp disagreements that emerged between American Christians a century in the past. From the Nineteen Twenties onward, a once-solid Christian consensus relating to gender roles and sexual morality started to collapse, as liberal Protestants sparred with fundamentalists and Catholics over questions of obscenity, intercourse schooling, and abortion. either those that recommended for larger openness in sexual issues and people who resisted new sexual norms became to politics to pursue their ethical visions for the country. Moral Combat is a background of ways the Christian consensus on intercourse unraveled, and the way this unraveling has made our political battles over intercourse so ferocious and so intractable.
By Latayne C. Scott
In the 1st version of The Mormon Mirage, Latayne C. Scott shared her notable trip out of Mormonism as she exposed surprising inaccuracies, inconsistencies, and contradictions within the religion she had enjoyed and lived. Thirty years later, Mormonism and Mormon scholarship have developed with the days. during this 3rd, revised and up to date variation of her famous publication, Scott retains speed with alterations and advances in Mormonism, and divulges bold new demanding situations to its claims and teachings. The Mormon Mirage offers attention-grabbing, conscientiously documented insights into • DNA research’s withering implications for the booklet of Mormon • the influence of recent “revelations” on Latter-day Saint (LDS) race kin • new findings approximately Mormon historical past • expanding exposure approximately LDS splinter teams, really polygamous ones • fresh disavowals of long-held doctrines via church management • the increase of Mormon apologetics on the net greater than a riveting, insider’s scrutiny of the Mormon religion, this booklet is an affidavit to the trustworthiness of Scripture and the grace of Jesus Christ.
By Robert A. Dowd
By supplying a theoretical framework for figuring out while and the place Christian and Islamic groups in sub -Saharan Africa inspire and discourage liberal democracy, Dowd demonstrates how spiritual groups are vital in affecting political activities and attitudes. This facts, the booklet finally argues, should still urged policymakers attracted to cultivating religiously-inspired aid for liberal democracy to help within the formation of religiously various neighborhoods, towns, and political organizations.
By A. J. Deus
Based on a reassessment of fundamental files from the start of Judaism via to the Reformation, the good Leap-Fraud evaluates the Judaic scriptures of the Jews, the Christians, and the Muslims for his or her capability to stir hatred, violence, and terrorism. It searches for messages within the scriptures which could regulate the industrial habit of societies.
While offering an summary of 3 significant religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—The nice Leap-Fraud uncovers a chain of frauds and premeditated deployment of “prophets” with the target to set up or redeem the Jewish country of Israel. It additionally uncovers how the vested curiosity of Christian historians has driven the increase of Christianity unto Roman Emperors. Deus exhibits that the way in which people imagine and act are strongly motivated via a tradition pushed by means of the norms of non secular corporations, either earlier and present.
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By Albert Scherr,Aladin El-Mafaalani,Gökçen Yüksel
By Kelly James Clark
By Grace Davie
In this re-creation, Davie follows up her dialogue of the that means of faith in smooth society and considers how top to analyze and comprehend this courting. Exploring the quick events in the sociology of faith at the present time, this revised and up-to-date book:
• Describes the origins of the sociology of religion
• Demystifies secularization as a method and a theory
• Relates faith to fashionable social theory
• Unpacks the which means of faith in terms of modernity and globalization
• Grasps the methodological demanding situations within the field
• offers a comparative standpoint for religions within the west
• Introduces questions of minorities and margins
• units out a serious time table for debate and research
The Sociology of faith has already proved itself as essentially the most vital titles in the box; this variation will make sure that it is still an crucial source for college kids and researchers alike.
By Eric Mazur,Kate McCarthy
Exploring the blurred boundary among faith and pa tradition, God within the Details deals a provocative examine the breadth and patience of non secular issues within the American cognizance. This re-creation displays the explosion of on-line task because the first version, together with chapters at the non secular implications of social networking websites, and the hazy line among genuine and digital spiritual existence within the on-line group Second Life. additionally new to this variation are chapters at the migration of black male expression from church buildings to athletic stadiums, new configurations of the sacred and the economic, and put up 9-11 spirituality and non secular redemption via an research of vampire drama, True Blood. renowned chapters on media, activities, and different popular culture stories were revised and up to date, making this a useful source for college students and students alike.
By Werner Schroeder,Annette Schroeder
The teachings inside the books allotted via the Ascended grasp educating origin (AMTF) are in line with the directions of Divine Beings, often known as Ascended Masters. Jesus, mom Mary and Moses are between them. a brand new part in their teachings started out in 1930, whilst the Ascended grasp Saint Germain seemed to Mr. Ballard on Mount Shasta. those messages have been supplemented within the 1950’s, while Geraldine Innocente, the approved messenger of the “Bridge to Freedom” Dispensation, acquired a large number of more information. while evaluating the early historical past of mankind, as given through the Ascended Masters and early historic writers, contract used to be present in many components.
Werner Schroeder, previously for twenty years a street layout engineer, traveled over 30,000 miles and spent hundreds of thousands of hours in getting to know the knowledge offered during this publication. Annette Schroeder, his spouse, assisted as editor. Annette has a Masters measure in schooling from Stanford University.
As as a result of the the efforts of Werner Schroeder and Annette Schroeder, operating as a crew for 35 years, the entire hundreds of thousands of pages of dictations given by way of the Ascended Masters to Geraldine Innocente throughout the “Bridge to Freedom Dispensation” were re–published. they're to be had in 25 volumes, in English. moreover, translations are available German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, chinese language and Greek. The Schroeder’s have lectured in five international locations.
Concerning the educating of the “Bridge to Freedom” Archangel Uriel stated on may possibly sixteen, 1954: “Genesis and the entire succeeding Biblical legislations is being written back. it's a Bible made of the energies of the Archangels, the Cosmic Beings and the Ascended Masters that might stand for the remainder of the civilizations being introduced forth on the earth Earth.”
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