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The Western Construction Of Religion

The Western Construction Of Religion

  • by Daniel Dubuisson, William Sayers (Translator)
  • ISBN: 0801887569
  • ISBN-13: 9780801887567
The Western Construction of Religion not only provides a critical assessment of the whole history of "religionas it is understood in the West but offers better ways of constructing the study of this central part of human experience.

Medicine, Society, and Faith in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds

Medicine, Society, and Faith in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds

  • by Darrel W. Amundsen
  • ISBN: 0801863546
  • ISBN-13: 9780801863547
"Admundsen explores (the) tensions and compatibilities between medicine and Christianity, including suicide and early Christian values, caring and curing in the second century, medical deontology and pestilential disease in the late Middle ...

Ethical Imperialism: Institutional Review Boards and the Social Sciences, 1965-2009

Ethical Imperialism: Institutional Review Boards and the Social Sciences, 1965-2009

  • by Zachary M. Schrag
  • ISBN: 0801894905
  • ISBN-13: 9780801894909
This short, smart analysis will engage scholars across academia.

Medicine and the Market: Equity v. Choice

Medicine and the Market: Equity v. Choice

  • by Daniel Callahan, Angela A. Wasunna
  • ISBN: 0801883393
  • ISBN-13: 9780801883392
This timely and necessary book engages new dimensions of a development that has urgent consequences for the delivery of health care worldwide.

Women and Religion in the African Diaspora: Knowledge, Power, and Performance

Women and Religion in the African Diaspora: Knowledge, Power, and Performance

  • by R. Marie Griffith (Editor), Barbara Dianne Savage (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0801883709
  • ISBN-13: 9780801883705
This landmark collection of newly commissioned essays explores how diverse women of African descent have practiced religion as part of the work of their ordinary and sometimes extraordinary lives.

Cars and Culture: The Life Story of a Technology

Cars and Culture: The Life Story of a Technology

  • by Rudi Volti
  • ISBN: 0801883997
  • ISBN-13: 9780801883996
A succinct yet comprehensive history, Cars and Culture highlights the technical changes that altered the appearance and performance of automobiles, along with the myriad forces that have shaped the car's development.

Science and Religion, 1450-1900: From Copernicus to Darwin

Science and Religion, 1450-1900: From Copernicus to Darwin

  • by Richard G. Olson
  • ISBN: 0801884004
  • ISBN-13: 9780801884009
This book explores the interactions between science and religion by focusing on a sequence of major religious and intellectual movements.

Covariant Electrodynamics: A Concise Guide

Covariant Electrodynamics: A Concise Guide

  • by John M. Charap
  • ISBN: 1421400154
  • ISBN-13: 9781421400150
A notoriously difficult Subject, covariant electrodynamics is nonetheless vital for understanding relativistic field theory.

Science and Religion: A Historical Introduction

Science and Religion: A Historical Introduction

  • by Gary B. Ferngren (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0801870380
  • ISBN-13: 9780801870385
Written by distinguished historians of science and religion, the thirty essays in this volume survey the relationship of Western religious traditions to science from the beginning of the Christian era to the late twentieth century.

Transhumanist Dreams and Dystopian Nightmares: The Promise and Peril of Genetic Engineering

Transhumanist Dreams and Dystopian Nightmares: The Promise and Peril of Genetic Engineering

  • by Maxwell J. Mehlman
  • ISBN: 1421406691
  • ISBN-13: 9781421406695
However, Transhumanist Dreams and Dystopian Nightmares reveals that radical forms of genetic engineering could become a reality much sooner than many people think, and that we need to encourage risk-management efforts.

 

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