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  • Secularism
    Secularism (English, Hardback) Andrew Copson

    Secularism, the belief that religion should not be part of the affairs of the state or part of public education, is an increasingly hot topic in global public, political, and religious debates. Andrew Copson tells the story of secularism, discussing secular republics and the challenges they can face from resurgent religious identity politics.

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  • Myanmar's Enemy Within
    Myanmar's Enemy Within (English, Paperback) Francis Wade

    As the darkness of military rule recedes, deep and violent fissures have opened between Myanmar's religious communities.

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  • The Good Fight
    The Good Fight (Paperback) Jim McDowell

    Gripping memoir from legendary Sunday World Northern Ireland editor Jim McDowell recalls life on the frontline reporting on one of the world's deadliest conflict zones.

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  • The First Crusade
    The First Crusade (Paperback) Peter Frankopan

    1 bestseller The Silk Roads: A New History of the WorldThe First Crusade is one of the best-known and most written-about events in history but in this new book Dr Peter Frankopan asks vital questions that have never been posed before.

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  • The Perfect Heresy
    The Perfect Heresy (English, Paperback) Stephen O'Shea

    The Cathars, a group of heretical Christians from all walks of society, high and low, flourished in what is now the Languedoc in Southern France. Their subversive beliefs brought down on them the wrath of Popes and monarchs and provoked a brutal 'Crusade' against them.

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  • Out of the Silence
    Out of the Silence (English, Paperback) Terry Waite

    November 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Terry Waite's release from captivity in Beirut. In this sequence of poetry and prose he recalls the highs and lows of his life, both during his ordeal as a hostage and in the happier years of humanitarian work that have followed.

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  • On the Muslim Question
    On the Muslim Question (English, Hardback) Anne Norton

    In the post-9/11 West, there is no shortage of strident voices telling us that Islam is a threat to the security, values, way of life, and even existence of the United States and Europe. This title demolishes the notion that there is a "clash of civilizations" between the West and Islam.

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  • Poppies of Iraq
    Poppies of Iraq (English, Hardback) Brigitte Findakly, Lewis Trondheim

    Poppies of Iraq is Brigitte Findakly s nuanced tender chronicle of her relationship with her homeland Iraq, co-written and drawn by her husband, the acclaimed cartoonist Lewis Trondheim.

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  • The Final Pagan Generation
    The Final Pagan Generation (English, Hardback) Edward J. Watts

    Recounts the story of the lives and fortunes of the last Romans born before the Emperor Constantine converted to Christianity. This book traces their experiences of living through the fourth century's dramatic religious and political changes.

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  • Out of Place
    Out of Place (English, Paperback) Luann Good Gingrich

    In Out of Place, Luann Good Gingrich explores social inclusion and exclusion in relation to the approximately 60,000 Low German-speaking Mennonites who have migrated from isolated agricultural colonies in Latin America to rural areas of Canada

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  • A Vanished World
    A Vanished World (English, Paperback) Chris Lowney

    Are Muslims, Christians, and Jews forever locked in a cycle of violence and resentment? Chris Lowney engages these questions by chronicling medieval Spain's impossibly panoramic history.

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  • Superpowers, Rogue States and Terrorism
    Superpowers, Rogue States and Terrorism (English, Hardback) Paul Moorcraft

    Islamist terrorism is probably the greatest threat to Western civilization, this book Offers a range of different and radical solutions for examination and discussion.

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  • The Cambridge Companion to Religion and Terrorism
    The Cambridge Companion to Religion and Terrorism (English, Paperback) Professor James R. Lewis

    Does religion cause terrorism? This volume presents a range of theories and case studies that address this important issue.

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  • Shanghai Faithful
    Shanghai Faithful (English, Hardback) Jennifer Lin

    Through the 150-year saga of one family, this book traces the remarkable religious evolution of the world's most populous nation. Shanghai Faithful is both a touching family memoir and a chronicle of Christianity in China. Five generations of Lins-buffeted by history's crosscurrents and personal strife-bring to life an era still unfolding.

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  • The Axe and the Tree
    The Axe and the Tree (English, Paperback) Stephen Griffiths

    The slaughter of thirteen innocent people at a Mission school in Zimbabwe shocked the world.

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  • African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe
    African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe (English, Hardback) Annalisa Butticci

    Catholic Italy is a destination for migrants from Nigeria and Ghana, who bring their own form of Christianity-Pentecostalism, the most Protestant of Christian faiths. At the heart of Annalisa Butticci's ethnography is a paradox. Believers on both sides are driven by a desire to find sensuous, material ways to make the divine visible and tangible.

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  • Ethics of War and Peace in Iran and Shi'i Islam
    Ethics of War and Peace in Iran and Shi'i Islam (English, Hardback) Mohammed Jafar Amir Mahallati

    Ethics of War and Peace in Iran and Shi'i Islam explores the wide spectrum of theoretical approaches and practical attitudes concerning the justifications, causes and conduct of war in Iranian-Shi'i culture.

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  • In Search of Japan's Hidden Christians
    In Search of Japan's Hidden Christians (Paperback) John Dougill

    For seven generations, Japan's 'Hidden Christians' preserved a faith that was forbidden on pain of death. Just as remarkably, descendants of the Hidden Christians continue to practise their beliefs today, refusing to rejoin the Catholic Church. Why? And what is it about Japanese culture that makes it so resistant to Western Christianity?

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  • The Crusader States and their Neighbours
    The Crusader States and their Neighbours (English, Paperback) P. M. Holt

    Although the crusader states in the Holy Land were never hugely powerful in themselves, they had significance out of all proportion to their size for medieval Christendom at large, and were the continuing focal point for the crusading impulse from the west, a topic discussed in this text.

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  • Islamic State
    Islamic State (English, Paperback) Michael Griffin

    A fast-paced, narrative-driven account of the rise of Islamic State, based on thorough research

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