Gender Inequality in the Ordained Ministry of the Church of England Examining Conservative Male Clergy Responses to Women Priests and Bishops
Reconsidering Catholic Lay Womanhood Pious Transgressors in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century England
An Anthropology of the Qur’an
By Matei Iagher
March 12, 2024
This book examines the rise and demise of the psychology of religion in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Europe and the United States. It considers the formation of the psychology of religion as an international movement, an enterprise whose goal was to refashion the science of religion at...
By Alwani Ghazali, Muhammad Kamal
December 15, 2023
How did the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) converse and engage with other religious believers? Did he start off with prejudice and mistrust? Or was he convivial and open-minded? This book analyses six models of the dealings in the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), specifically, but not restricted, ...
By Mohammad Saleh Zarepour
December 01, 2023
This volume focuses on Islamic philosophy of religion with a range of contributions from analytic perspectives. It opens with methodological discussions on the relationship between the history of Islamic philosophy and contemporary analytic philosophy. The book then offers a philosophical ...
By Anne Sarah Matviyets, Giuseppe Veltri, Jörg Rüpke
October 09, 2023
This book focuses on religious tolerance and intolerance in terms of practices, institutions, and intellectual habits. It brings together an array of historical and anthropological studies and philosophical, cognitive, and psychological explorations by established scholars from a range of ...
By Alex D.J. Fry
September 29, 2023
This book offers a fresh social scientific analysis of how theologically conservative male clergy respond to the ordination of women to the priesthood and their consecration as bishops within the Church of England. The question of women’s place in the formal structures of England’s Established ...
By Caesar A. Montevecchio, Gerard F. Powers
September 25, 2023
This book explores the role of Catholic peacebuilding in addressing the global mining industry. Mining is intimately linked to issues of conflict, human rights, sustainable development, governance, and environmental justice. As an institution of significant scope and scale with a large network of ...
By Marcus Moberg
September 25, 2023
This book focuses on the utility and application of discourse theory and discourse analysis in the sociological study of religious change. It presents an outline of what a ‘discursive sociology of religion’ looks like and brings scholarly attention to the role of language and discourse as a ...
By Sravana Borkataky-Varma, Christian A. Eberhart, Marianne Bjelland Kartzow
August 04, 2023
Religious Responses to Pandemics and Crises explores various dimensions of the interrelations between the individual, community, and religion. With their global scope, the contributions to this volume represent reflections on the rich and multifaceted spectrum of human responses in a variety of ...
By Kathryn G. Lamontagne
July 26, 2023
This book offers a new perspective on the often-overlooked lives of lay women in the English Roman Catholic Church. It explores how over a century ago in England some exceptional Catholic lay women – Margaret Fletcher, Maude Petre, Radclyffe Hall, and Mabel Batten - negotiated non-traditional ...
By Mahsheed Ansari
July 17, 2023
While prophethood is the backbone of the Islamic tradition and an uncompromised tenet of faith, the impact of modernity with its ambivalent status afforded to the prophet and institution of prophethood shook many Muslim scholars. Through analysis of these modern debates on prophethood in Islam, ...
By Ahmed Achrati
May 31, 2023
This book presents an anthropological study of the Qur’an, offering an unprecedented challenge to some of the epistemological and metaphysical assumptions of the tawḥīdic discourses. Combining primary textual materials and anthropological analysis, this book examines transcendence as a core ...
By Michael Baggot, Alberto García Gómez, Alberto Carrara, Joseph Tham
May 31, 2023
This book explores what constitutes an enhancement fit for humanity in the age of nanotechnologies, biotechnologies, information technologies, and technologies related to the cognitive sciences. It considers the influence of emergent technology upon our understanding of human nature and the impact ...