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  • Beginning OS X Lion Apps Development

    By Michael Privat

    Our Price: $39.99
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781430237204
    • Publisher: Apress
    • Published: November 2011
  • Secularization and Its Discontents

    By Rob Warner

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781441155436
    • Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group
    • Published: December 2010
    Secularization and Its Discontents provides an illuminating overview of major current debates in the sociology of religion, exploring changing patterns of religious practice in the West during the past 150 years. Examining classical secularization theory as well as modified versions that allow for difference between national and social contexts, Rob Warner also explores the proposed post-secularization paradigm, as well as its close offshoot, rational choice theory. Possibilities for a spiritual revolution and the feminisation of religion are scrutinised, and also theories of the durability of conservative religion. The author goes on to develop a new interpretation of resilient religion from an analysis of 21st century trends in religious participation. These are categorised as entrepreneurial and experiential-therapeutic, before the volume finally focuses upon individual identity construction through autonomous religious consumption.This book provides a clear and penetrating overview of theoretical frameworks and develops a new theoretical synthesis derived from fresh examination of empirical data, and will be of interest to academics and students in religious studies, practical theology and the sociology of religion.
  • Secularization and Its Discontents

    By Rob Warner

    Our Price: $39.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781441127853
    • Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group
    • Published: December 2010
    Warner (religion, culture, and society; U. of Chester, Britain) examines the sociology of contemporary religion drawing on recent debates but also the classic work of Durkheim, Weber, and other founders of the discipline. He covers classical and modified secularization theory, American rejections of secularization theory, whether there is a spiritual revolution, American and European perspectives on the durability of conservative religion, and emerging transatlantic and global trends in resilient religion. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • The Definitive Guide to SWT and JFace

    By Rob Warner

    Our Price: $49.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590593257
    • Publisher: Apress
    • Published: June 2004

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