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Religion at the Edge

Nature, Spirituality, and Secularity in the Pacific Northwest

UBC Press

Religion at the Edge shows how the distinctive social and physical landscape of the Pacific Northwest proves fertile ground for an expansive exploration of contemporary spirituality and secularity.

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Faith or Fraud

Fortune-Telling, Spirituality, and the Law

UBC Press

Faith or Fraud: Fortune-Telling, Individual Spirituality, and the Law answers an emerging controversy: Should the law’s understanding of religion include the “spiritual but not religious”?

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Crafting Meaningful Funeral Rituals

A Practical Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In-depth guide to designing and creating secular funeral ceremonies.

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Moments of Crisis

Religion and National Identity in Québec

UBC Press

Wide-ranging and theoretically sophisticated, Moments of Crisis offers a groundbreaking explanation for why religion continues to be implicated in national identity crises in Québec.

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Crafting Meaningful Wedding Rituals

A Practical Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In-depth guide to designing and creating secular wedding ceremonies.

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Full of Character

Being Human in a Post-Truth World

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

What does it mean to be human in a society troubled by populism, emotionalism, and the influence of the media?

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God, Gender, Sex and Marriage

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A modern exploration of the Christian ethics surrounding questions of God, gender, sex, and marriage.

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Beyond Accommodation

Everyday Narratives of Muslim Canadians

UBC Press

By showing how Muslim Canadians successfully navigate and negotiate their religiosity in their everyday lives, Beyond Accommodation critiques the reasonable accommodation framework and proposes an alternative picture of how religious difference is worked out.

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Muslim Voices

What it Means to be Muslim Today

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This insightful collection of interviews with over 100 Muslims on a range of topics will raise awareness and greater understanding of Islam.

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Caring for the Low German Mennonites

How Religious Beliefs and Practices Influence Health Care

UBC Press, Purich Books

A meticulous account and vivid illustration of the influence of religious beliefs on health practices, this book is essential reading for health care practitioners and students working with religiously diverse populations in Canada.

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Values in Health and Social Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Rich in case studies, practical activities and downloadable resources, this is a beginner's guide to how values are formed and developed in varying professional contexts across health and social care services. It invites the reader to reflect on their own values, and on how these define the quality of the care they deliver.

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The Role of Religion in Peacebuilding

Crossing the Boundaries of Prejudice and Distrust

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This edited collection shows how religions can support and promote peace-building. By analysing religious sources and real-life examples, it demonstrates how religious institutions can cross the boundaries of prejudice in conflict situations, to encourage peace-making.

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We Need to Talk about Religious Education

Manifestos for the Future of RE

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A manifesto for a new model of religious education (RE) in the UK national curriculum. It sets the context of the current religious climate and need for reform in RE, and gives suggestions for the future development of the topic in schools.

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Practical Zen

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

A simple yet profound guide to establishing a transformative and sustaining Zen meditation practice.

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The Moral Heart of Public Service

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A collection of essays and lectures showing how to revitalise the search for moral goodness in public life today

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Religion and Canadian Party Politics

UBC Press

A unique and timely exploration of the important ways that religion shapes political conflict across Canada.

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Grasping the Donkey's Tail

Unraveling Mysteries from the Classics of Oriental Medicine

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Through an in-depth examination of some difficult, often misunderstood classical texts of Oriental medicine, the author offers clear instruction for effective acupuncture practice. Specific discussions of Daoism and pulse diagnosis make this an innovative and essential text for acupuncturists and Chinese medicine students and practitioners.

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Resilient Gods

Being Pro-Religious, Low Religious, or No Religious in Canada

UBC Press

An unmatched, up-to-date reading of religious and non-religious inclinations in Canada, accompanied by an examination of the consequences of such choices for Canadians and their way of life.

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God-Curious

Exploring Eternal Questions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Why study theology? Stephen Cherry explores theology’s appeal for curious minds.

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Infidels and the Damn Churches

Irreligion and Religion in Settler British Columbia

UBC Press

The first major historical study of secularism in Canada, Infidels and the Damn Churches traces the origins of irreligion in BC to the unique character of the region’s settler society.

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