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Why Do They Hate Me So Much? - The Rise of Anti-Semitism in Europe and the Only Logical Response to It (Paperback): John Harrold Why Do They Hate Me So Much? - The Rise of Anti-Semitism in Europe and the Only Logical Response to It (Paperback)
John Harrold
R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Affect, Interest and Political Entrepreneurs in Ethnic and Religious Conflicts (Hardcover): Arthur A. Stein, Ayelet Harel-Shalev Affect, Interest and Political Entrepreneurs in Ethnic and Religious Conflicts (Hardcover)
Arthur A. Stein, Ayelet Harel-Shalev
R3,086 Discovery Miles 30 860 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In the current environment, most political violence occurs between internal communities, such as ethnic and religious groups, rather than between states. Such inter-communal conflict threatens both internal political stability and interstate relations. In this edited volume, a multidisciplinary and multinational group of scholars analyze the bases of inter-communal conflict and its domestic and international consequences. The authors focus on inter-communal conflict through the lenses of political struggles in the Middle East and Asia, which provide fertile grounds for assessing the viability of new social constructions and the continuing impact of ancestral ties. Containing theoretical, regional, and country studies, the chapters tackle such issues as: the implications of changes in the institutional rules for political competition; how explanatory narratives for conflict are selected when multiple attributions are possible; the bases of ideological conflict that have arisen within Islam; the problems of ethnic competition that remain unresolved in powersharing arrangements; the consequences for international relations when national boundaries do not circumscribe ethnic and religious communities; and the subordination of women's interests to religious conflict and its resolution. Since identities are shaped by multiple qualities, the contributions examine the role of ideologies, institutions, and politicians in shaping political cleavages, communities, and conflicts. This book was originally published as a special issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies.

The Quest for Certainty in Early Modern Europe - From Inquisition to Inquiry, 1550-1700 (Hardcover): Barbara Fuchs, Mercedes... The Quest for Certainty in Early Modern Europe - From Inquisition to Inquiry, 1550-1700 (Hardcover)
Barbara Fuchs, Mercedes Garcia-Arenal
R1,551 R1,454 Discovery Miles 14 540 Save R97 (6%) Out of stock

This interdisciplinary collection explores how the early modern pursuit of knowledge in very different spheres - from Inquisitional investigations to biblical polemics to popular healing - was conditioned by a shared desire for certainty, and how epistemological crises produced by the religious upheavals of early modern Europe were also linked to the development of new scientific methods. Questions of representation became newly fraught as the production of knowledge increasingly challenged established orthodoxies. The volume focuses on the social and institutional dimensions of inquiry in light of political and cultural challenges, while also foregrounding the Hispanic world, which has often been left out of histories of scepticism and modernity. Featuring essays by historians and literary scholars from Europe and the United States, The Quest for Certainty in Early Modern Europe reconstructs the complexity of early modern epistemological debates across the disciplines, in a variety of cultural, social, and intellectual locales.

Hunting The Truth - Memoirs Of Beats And Serge Klarsfeld (Hardcover): Beate Klarsfeld, Serge Klarsfeld, Sam Taylor Hunting The Truth - Memoirs Of Beats And Serge Klarsfeld (Hardcover)
Beate Klarsfeld, Serge Klarsfeld, Sam Taylor
R632 R507 Discovery Miles 5 070 Save R125 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In this dual autobiography, the Klarsfelds tell the dramatic story of fifty years devoted to bringing Nazis to justice

They were born on opposite sides of the Second World War: Beate grew up in the ruins of a defeated Weimar Germany, while Serge, a Jewish boy in France, was hiding in a cupboard when his father was arrested and sent to Auschwitz. They met on the Paris Métro and fell in love, and became famous when Beate slapped the face of the West German chancellor―a former Nazi―Kurt Georg Kiesinger.

For the past half century, Beate and Serge Klarsfeld have hunted, confronted, prosecuted, and exposed Nazi war criminals all over the world, tracking down the notorious torturer Klaus Barbie in Bolivia and attempting to kidnap the former Gestapo chief Kurt Lischka on the streets of Cologne. They have been sent to prison for their beliefs and have risked their lives protesting anti-Semitism behind the Iron Curtain in South America and in the Middle East. They have been insulted and exalted, assaulted and heralded; they’ve received honors from presidents and letter bombs from neo-Nazis. They have fought relentlessly not only for the memory of all those who died in the Holocaust but also for modern-day victims of genocide and discrimination across the world. And they have done it all while raising their children and sustaining their marriage.

Now, for the first time, in Hunting the Truth, a major memoir written in their alternating voices, Beate and Serge Klarsfeld tell the thrilling story of a lifetime dedicated to combating evil.

History of Scientology - How the Deep State Waged War Against Our Religion (Paperback): Theta, Gro History of Scientology - How the Deep State Waged War Against Our Religion (Paperback)
Theta, Gro
R410 Discovery Miles 4 100 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Christianism - Ideology and Social Revival Movement (Paperback): Gordon Belka Christianism - Ideology and Social Revival Movement (Paperback)
Gordon Belka
R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Christianity and the Dispute Testament (Paperback): Ulisse Di Bartolomei Christianity and the Dispute Testament (Paperback)
Ulisse Di Bartolomei
R209 Discovery Miles 2 090 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Broken Yet Beautiful - Rising Up from Their Ashes (Paperback): Randy L. Noble Broken Yet Beautiful - Rising Up from Their Ashes (Paperback)
Randy L. Noble
R215 Discovery Miles 2 150 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Queer Muslims in Europe - Sexuality, Religion and Migration in Belgium (Paperback): Wim Peumans Queer Muslims in Europe - Sexuality, Religion and Migration in Belgium (Paperback)
Wim Peumans
R926 Discovery Miles 9 260 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Belgium was the second country in the world to introduce same-sex marriage. It has an elaborate legal system for protecting the rights of LGBT individuals in general and LGBT asylum seekers in particular. At the same time, since 2015 the country has become known as the `jihadi centre of Europe' and criticized for its `homonationalism' where some queer subjects - such as ethnic, racial and religious minorities, or those with a migrant background - are excluded from the dominant discourse on LGBT rights. Queer Muslims living in the country exist in this complex context and their identities are often disregarded as implausible. This book foregrounds the lived experiences of queer Muslims who migrated to Belgium because of their sexuality and queer Muslims who are the children of economic migrants. Based on extensive fieldwork, Wim Peumans examines how these Muslims negotiate silence and disclosure around their sexuality and understand their religious beliefs. He also explores how the sexual identity of queer Muslims changes within a context of transnational migration. In focusing on people with different migration histories and ethnic backgrounds, this book challenges the heteronormativity of Migration Studies and reveals the interrelated issues involved in migration, sexuality and religion. The research will be valuable for those working on immigration, refugees, LGBT issues, public policy and contemporary Muslim studies.

Your Brother's Blood Cries Out - The Controversial Story of British Anti-Semitism and Replacement Theology (Paperback):... Your Brother's Blood Cries Out - The Controversial Story of British Anti-Semitism and Replacement Theology (Paperback)
John Harrold
R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Sword and Scimitar - Fourteen Centuries of War Between Islam and the West (Standard format, CD): Raymond Ibrahim Sword and Scimitar - Fourteen Centuries of War Between Islam and the West (Standard format, CD)
Raymond Ibrahim; Foreword by Victor Davis Hanson; Read by John McLain
R898 R794 Discovery Miles 7 940 Save R104 (12%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
From a Bikini to Hijab - 35 Amazing Stories of Women Converting to Islam (Paperback): Dr Kotb From a Bikini to Hijab - 35 Amazing Stories of Women Converting to Islam (Paperback)
Dr Kotb
R281 Discovery Miles 2 810 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Historic Oddities and Strange Events (Paperback): Sabine Baring-Gould Historic Oddities and Strange Events (Paperback)
Sabine Baring-Gould; Introduction by Dahlia V Nightly
R608 Discovery Miles 6 080 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Finding Faith - A Young Woman's Journey from Darkness to Light (Paperback): Lynn Archer Finding Faith - A Young Woman's Journey from Darkness to Light (Paperback)
Lynn Archer
R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Why I Rejected My Father's Religion - Categorically Answering Islam (Paperback): Evangelist Ssemugoma Francisco Why I Rejected My Father's Religion - Categorically Answering Islam (Paperback)
Evangelist Ssemugoma Francisco
R438 Discovery Miles 4 380 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Fox's Book of Martyrs (Paperback): John Foxe Fox's Book of Martyrs (Paperback)
John Foxe; Edited by William Byron Forbush
R403 Discovery Miles 4 030 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Witch Persecutions - From Translations and Reprints (Paperback): Tarl Warwick The Witch Persecutions - From Translations and Reprints (Paperback)
Tarl Warwick; George Burr
R130 Discovery Miles 1 300 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Origins of Religious Violence - An Asian Perspective (Paperback): Nicholas F. Gier The Origins of Religious Violence - An Asian Perspective (Paperback)
Nicholas F. Gier
R914 Discovery Miles 9 140 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Religiously motivated violence caused by the fusion of state and religion occurred in medieval Tibet and Bhutan and later in imperial Japan, but interfaith conflict also followed colonial incursions in India, Sri Lanka, and Burma. Before that time, there was a general premodern harmony among the resident religions of the latter countries, and only in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries did religiously motivated violence break out. While conflict caused by Hindu fundamentalists has been serious and widespread, a combination of medieval Tibetan Buddhists and modern Sri Lankan, Japanese, and Burmese Buddhists has caused the most violence among the Asian religions. However, the Chinese Taiping Christians have the world record for the number of religious killings by one single sect. A theoretical investigation reveals that specific aspects of the Abrahamic religions-an insistence on the purity of revelation, a deity who intervenes in history, but one who still is primarily transcendent-may be primary causes of religious conflict. Only one factor-a mystical monism not favored in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam-was the basis of a distinctively Japanese Buddhist call for individuals to identify totally with the emperor and to wage war on behalf of a divine ruler. The Origins of Religious Violence: An Asian Perspective uses a methodological heuristic of premodern, modern, and constructive postmodern forms of thought to analyze causes and offer solutions to religious violence.

Whispers at My Ear (Paperback): Timothy Scarbrough Whispers at My Ear (Paperback)
Timothy Scarbrough
R196 Discovery Miles 1 960 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Book of Sunshine - A Personal Journey Through Faith, Sexuality, & Trauma (Paperback): Ruby Leticia Taylor The Book of Sunshine - A Personal Journey Through Faith, Sexuality, & Trauma (Paperback)
Ruby Leticia Taylor
R505 Discovery Miles 5 050 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Book of Sunshine - A Personal Journey Through Faith, Sexuality, & Trauma (Hardcover, Volume ed.): Ruby Taylor The Book of Sunshine - A Personal Journey Through Faith, Sexuality, & Trauma (Hardcover, Volume ed.)
Ruby Taylor
R807 Discovery Miles 8 070 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Evangelical Civil War - Will the Right Seize Power? (Paperback): Esq James Henderson Evangelical Civil War - Will the Right Seize Power? (Paperback)
Esq James Henderson
R477 Discovery Miles 4 770 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Sacred Fury - Understanding Religious Violence (Paperback, Third Edition): Charles Selengut Sacred Fury - Understanding Religious Violence (Paperback, Third Edition)
Charles Selengut
R702 Discovery Miles 7 020 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From ISIS attacks to the conflict between Israel and Palestine, Sacred Fury explores the connections between faith and violence in world religions. Author Charles Selengut looks at religion as both a force for peace and for violence, and he asks key questions such as how "religious" is this violence and what drives the faithful to attack in the names of their beliefs? Revised throughout, the third edition features new material on violence in Buddhism and Hinduism, the rise of ISIS, "lone wolf terrorists," and more. This up-to-date edition draws on a variety of disciplines to comprehend forms of religious violence both historically and in the present day. The third edition of Sacred Fury is an essential resource for understanding the connections between faith and violence.

Religious Pluralism and the City - Inquiries into Postsecular Urbanism (Paperback): Helmuth Berking, Silke Steets, Jochen... Religious Pluralism and the City - Inquiries into Postsecular Urbanism (Paperback)
Helmuth Berking, Silke Steets, Jochen Schwenk
R923 Discovery Miles 9 230 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Religious Pluralism and the City challenges the notion that the city is a secular place, and calls for an analysis of how religion and the city are intertwined. It is the first book to analyze the explanatory value of a number of typologies already in use around this topic - from "holy city" to "secular city", from "fundamentalist" to "postsecular city". By intertwining the city and religion, urban theory and theories of religion, this is the first book to provide an international and interdisciplinary analysis of post-secular urbanism. The book argues that, given the rise of religiously inspired violence and the increasing significance of charismatic Christianity, Islam and other spiritual traditions, the master narrative that modern societies are secular societies has lost its empirical plausibility. Instead, we are seeing the pluralization of religion, the co-existence of different religious worldviews, and the simultaneity of secular and religious institutions that shape everyday life. These particular constellations of "religious pluralism" are, above all, played out in cities. Including contributions from Peter L. Berger and Nezar Alsayyad, this book conceptually and empirically revokes the dissolution between city and religion to unveil its intimate relationship, and offers an alternative view on the quotidian state of the global urban condition.

The Pilgrim Church - Being Some Account of the Continuance Through Succeeding Centuries of Churches Practising the Principles... The Pilgrim Church - Being Some Account of the Continuance Through Succeeding Centuries of Churches Practising the Principles Taught and Exemplified in The New Testament (Paperback)
E H Broadbent
R490 Discovery Miles 4 900 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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