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All Things in Common

Paperback, 25/04/2017, £16.00

God of Desire

Paperback, 06/01/2006, £26.00

Little History of Religion

Hardback, 04/07/2017, £9.99
For curious readers young and old, a rich and colorful history of religion from humanity's earliest days to our own contentious times

Popes and Britain: A History of Rule, Rupture and Reconciliation

Hardback, 30/06/2017, £35.00
Major new history of Britain's tubulent relationship with the Vatican

Jihad for Love

Paperback, 13/07/2017, £5.99
A heartbreaking plea for tolerance and compassion from Mohamed El-Bachiri, who lost his wife Loubna in the Brussels attack of March 2016.

Ghosts: A Haunted History

Paperback, 01/08/2017, £10.99
Ghosts: A Haunted History is a broad-ranging, clear-eyed survey of the ghost. Lisa Morton covers the early history of ghosts in folklore, literature and history as well as modern examples such as Ghost Hunters and The Conjuring.

Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

Paperback, 30/10/2003, £32.99
What does belief in God amount to? Can we reasonably believe in God's existence without argument or evidence? Can God's existence be proved? Can we believe in miracles? Is there life after death? In this book, Brian Davies provides a critical examination of some fundamental questions posed by religious belief.

Gita on the Green

Hardback, 08/03/2001, £15.99
The author's knowledge of East-Indian philosophy and spirituality is used in this elaboration of Steven Pressfield's novel "The Legend of Bagger Vance" in which Pressfied restructured the 700 verse "Bhagavad-Gita" (a spiritual poem containing universal truths), in terms of a golf novel.

Life of the Soul: Wisdom of Julian of Norwich

Paperback, 01/06/1996, £1.42
This is a translation of the work of the great English mystic, Julian, who lived most of her life in a hermit's cell where she perceived the psychological dimension of spirituality. Her powerful images continue to inspire seekers in our time.

Essence of Christianity

Paperback, 08/12/2011, £26.99
Feuerbach's critique of religion, translated from German in 1854 by one of Britain's most famous novelists.

Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Paperback, 01/11/2011, £26.99
Proceedings of a colloquium, the 8th in a series of colloquia, held in 2008 at the Theological School of Drew University.

Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

Hardback, 27/09/2018, £30.00
The story of the Holy Land, encompassing the three millennia that saw the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Each chapter is written by a leading scholar and is highly illustrated with paintings, photographs, and ancient texts.

Black Practical Theology

Paperback, 01/08/2015, £39.50
Black Practical Theology is a gift to both teacher and student.--Kenyatta R. Gilbert "Choice"

Materialities of Ritual in the Black Atlantic

Hardback, 03/10/2014, £52.00
Focusing on everyday rituals, this book includes essays that look at spheres of social action and the places throughout the Atlantic world where African-descended communities have expressed their values, ideas, beliefs, and spirituality in material terms.

Witchcraft: The Basics

Paperback, 21/06/2018, £18.99

Atheism: The Basics

Paperback, 17/09/2018, £18.99

Religion and Science: The Basics

Paperback, 27/09/2018, £18.99

Religion: Vintage Minis

Paperback, 01/10/2019, £3.50
`Because `God' is infinite, nobody can have the last word.'What is this thing, religion, which has supposedly been the cause of bloodshed and warring for centuries?

Spiritual Theology

Paperback, 11/07/2019, £30.00

Miracles of Our Own Making: A History of Paganism

Hardback, 13/04/2020, £15.95
An illuminating and lively history of paganism in the West.

Theology: The Basics

Paperback, 17/11/2017, £19.99

Growth of Religious Diversity in Britain from 1945: A Reader

Paperback, 02/12/1993, £20.99
Gives material on a wide range of traditions, including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Sikhism. Insights are provided into new religious movements, Afro-Caribbean religious groups, and the diffuse beliefs and practices of the silent majority who are not committed to institutional religion.

Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science

Paperback, 01/04/2008, £35.00
The field of `science and religion' is exploding in popularity among both academics and the reading public. This is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the debate, written by the leading experts yet accessible to the general reader.

Cambridge Companion to Science and Religion

Paperback, 24/06/2010, £25.99
This collection of essays by historians, philosophers, scientists and theologians explores the impact of religion on the origins and development of science, religious reactions to Darwinism, and the link between science and secularization. It also offers in-depth discussions of contemporary issues, with perspectives from cosmology, evolutionary biology, psychology, and bioethics.

Inventing the Universe: Why we can't stop talking about science, faith and God

Paperback, 10/03/2016, £9.99
From the author of the bestselling The Dawkins Delusion - an accessible account of the biggest questions around science and faith, grounded in the very best scholarship.

Science & Religion: A New Introduction

Paperback, 02/04/2020, £28.99

The Baker Compact Dictionary of Theological Terms

Paperback, 17/05/2016, £8.99
This concise A-to-Z resource containing six hundred important theological terms provides readers with a rich understanding of the most significant words at the heart of the Christian faith.

Why We Need Religion: An Agnostic Celebration of Spiritual Emotions

Hardback, 23/08/2018, £20.00
Religion appears to be about God, messiahs, churchgoing, and morality, but that is only the appearance. It is really about lust, rage, grief, love and the other core emotions. Why We Need Religion is about the way religion successfully manages human emotions, for the good of the individual and the group.

The Psychology of Religion and Coping: The Theory, Research, Practice

Paperback, 29/03/2001, £45.99
Bridging the subject fields of psychology and religion, this volume interweaves theories with first-hand accounts, clinical insight, and empirical research to look at such questions as whether religion is a help or a hindrance in times

The Elementary Forms of Religious Life

Paperback, 17/04/2008, £9.99
In The Elementary Forms of Religious Life, Durkheim investigated the enduring source of human social identity and fellowship by studying the simplest form of documented religion, totemism among the Aborigines of Australia. His book about the origin and nature of religion and society continues to enthrall sociologists, anthropologists, ethnographers, philosophers, and theologians.

Approaches to the study of Religion

Paperback, 18/12/1998, £44.99

Atlas of Religion

Paperback, 01/02/2007, £18.99
The world's religions have emerged as one of the great geopolitical forces shaping our lives. This title explores the impact of major world religions, their divisions and contemporary challenges. It shows, country by country, how religions spread their influence through broadcasting, missionary work, education and banking.

Blackwell Guide to Theology of Popular Culture

Paperback, 29/11/2005, £33.25
The Blackwell Guide to Theology of Popular Culture outlines various general theories of popular culture, identifies theologians and theological concepts that are conducive to analyzing popular culture, and explores religious themes that are asserting themselves through popular movies, novels, music, television shows and advertising.

Routledge Companion to Religion and Film

Paperback, 13/08/2010, £48.99
Intends to introduce students to the key topics in religion and film and to investigate the ways in which the subject of religion and film is developing for more experienced scholars. This companion considers films as diverse as "The Passion of the Christ", "The Matrix", "Star Wars" and "Groundhog Day".

Political Theology : A Guide for the Perplexed

Paperback, 01/05/2012, £21.99
Offers an upper-level introduction to Political Theology. This title explores several of the central issues addressed in political theologies. It helps theological students to approach courses and readings in political theology with renewed confidence.

Tales of Darkness

Paperback, 01/12/2009, £19.99
Explores the causes of evil in myth, encompassing themes such as defilement, the figure of the trickster, evil people both within and outside the society, and traumatic initiations. This title also looks at 'cures' for evil: laughter, sacrifice, the flood, the hero's quest, initiation, the saviour, divine wisdom and the end of days.

Sects & Stats: Overturning the Conventional Wisdom About Cult Members

Paperback, 15/10/2014, £22.95
Sects & Stats aims to overturn the conventional wisdom by drawing on current quantitative data from two sources: questionnaire research on select NRMs and relevant national census data collected by Anglophone countries. Sects & Stats also makes a strong argument for the use of longitudinal methods in studying alternative religions.

Why Rousseau Was Wrong: Christianity and the Secular Soul

Paperback, 31/01/2013, £14.99
Why secular humanism leads to guilt, political correctness and fear of giving offence -- and how the Church can help.

Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

Hardback, 04/01/2011, £14.99
Drawing on a wide range of material - ranging from the spiritual character of the world religions to the findings of contemporary neuroscience - this title argues that compassion is hardwired into our brains, yet is constantly pushed back by our more primitive instincts for selfishness and survival.

Religious America, Secular Europe?

Paperback, 19/09/2008, £34.99
Europe is a relatively secular part of the world in global terms. Why is this so? And why is the situation in Europe so different from that in the United States? This book considers these questions. It explores the nature of Eurosecularity (variations on the theme) - paying attention to its historical, philosophical and institutional dimensions.

Political Theologies

Paperback, 15/11/2006, £44.00
What has happened to religion in its present manifestations? Containing contributions from distinguished scholars from disciplines, such as: philosophy, political theory, anthropology, classics, and religious studies, this book seeks to address this question.

The Religion of the Future

Paperback, 25/10/2016, £26.99
A new philosophy of religion for a secular world

Introduction to Systematic Theology

Paperback, 19/03/1991, £10.99

Science and Religion: Baden Powell and the Anglican Debate, 1800-1860

Paperback, 04/12/2008, £28.99
Science and Religion assesses the impact of social, political and intellectual change upon Anglican circles, with reference to Oxford University in the decades following the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars.

Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth

Paperback, 31/08/2016, £13.99

Introduction to Jewish-Christian Relations

Paperback, 18/02/2010, £25.99
This book studies the ongoing encounter between Judaism and Christianity from the Jewish context of the New Testament to modern days.

Hidden Divinity and Religious Belief: New Perspectives

Hardback, 14/01/2016, £71.99
This collection of new essays is a groundbreaking examination of divine hiddenness from the perspectives of different faiths.

Why Lord?: Suffering and Evil in Black Theology

Paperback, 01/10/1999, £21.99
An exploration of theological texts, preaching, folklore, spirituals, blues and rap that looks at beliefs held in the African American community that contribute to the suffering of its members. It reveals a tradition of African American humanism and encourages us to extend our religious world view.
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