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Contemporary Christian-Muslim Dialogue Twenty-First Century Initiatives

Contemporary Christian-Muslim Dialogue: Twenty-First Century Initiatives

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Douglas Pratt
March 01, 2021

This book introduces and examines the work of two significant 21st century Christian – Muslim dialogue initiatives – "Building Bridges" and the "Christian–Muslim Theological Forum" – and gives close attention to five theological themes that have been addressed in common by them. An overview and ...

Religion, Family, and Chinese Youth Development An Empirical View

Religion, Family, and Chinese Youth Development: An Empirical View

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Jerf W. K. Yeung
December 31, 2020

Religion is a fundamental cultural factor profoundly influential of human mental health and behavioural choices, and, in addition, family is the most proximal and intimate socialization agent contributive to youth development. Religion, Family and Chinese Youth Development explores how religious ...

Blasphemies Compared Transgressive Speech in a Globalised World

Blasphemies Compared: Transgressive Speech in a Globalised World

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Anne Stensvold
November 30, 2020

This volume examines both historical developments and contemporary expressions of blasphemy across the world. The transgression of religious boundaries incurs more or less severe sanctions in various religious traditions. This book looks at how religious and political authorities use ideas about ...

Spirit Possession and Communication in Religious and Cultural Contexts

Spirit Possession and Communication in Religious and Cultural Contexts

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Caroline Blyth
November 30, 2020

Spirit Possession and Communication in Religious and Cultural Contexts explores the phenomenon of spirit possession, focusing on the religious and cultural functions it serves as a means of communication. Drawing on the multidisciplinary expertise of philosophers, anthropologists, historians, ...

Orthodox Christian Identity in Western Europe Contesting Religious Authority

Orthodox Christian Identity in Western Europe: Contesting Religious Authority

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Sebastian Rimestad
November 20, 2020

This book analyses the discourses of Orthodox Christianity in Western Europe to demonstrate the emerging discrepancies between the mother Church in the East and its newer Western congregations. Showing the genesis and development of these discourses over the twentieth century, it examines the ...

Asian Philosophies and the Idea of Religion Beyond Faith and Reason

Asian Philosophies and the Idea of Religion: Beyond Faith and Reason

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Sonia Sikka, Ashwani Kumar Peetush
September 29, 2020

With a focus on Asian traditions, this book examines varieties of thought and self-transformative practice that do not fit neatly on one side or another of the standard Western division between philosophy and religion. It contains chapters by experts on Buddhist, Confucian, Taoist, Hindu and Jain ...

Prophetic Witness and the Reimagining of the World Poetry, Theology and Philosophy in Dialogue- Power of the Word V

Prophetic Witness and the Reimagining of the World: Poetry, Theology and Philosophy in Dialogue- Power of the Word V

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Mark S. Burrows, Hilary Davies, Josephine von Zitzewitz
September 29, 2020

This book explores the prophetic characteristics of literature, particularly poetry, that seek to reimagine the world in which it is written. Using theological and philosophical insights it charts the relentless impulse of literature to propose alternative visions, practicable or utopian, and point...

Religion, Migration, and Existential Wellbeing

Religion, Migration, and Existential Wellbeing

1st Edition

Moa Kindström Dahlin, Oscar L. Larsson, Anneli Winell
September 28, 2020

This book uses the very latest research to examine current interactions between religion, migration and existential wellbeing. In particular, it demonstrates the role of religion and religious organizations in the social, medical and existential wellbeing of immigrants within their host societies. ...

Muslim Minorities and Social Cohesion Cultural Fragmentation in the West

Muslim Minorities and Social Cohesion: Cultural Fragmentation in the West

1st Edition

Abe W. Ata
September 23, 2020

This book examines various attempts in the ‘West’ to manage cultural, linguistic, and religious diversity – focusing on Muslim minorities in predominantly non-Muslim societies. An international panel of contributors chart evolving national identities and social values, assessing the way that both ...

Vedantic Hinduism in Colonial Bengal Reformed Hinduism and Western Protestantism

Vedantic Hinduism in Colonial Bengal: Reformed Hinduism and Western Protestantism

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Victor A. van Bijlert
September 01, 2020

This book explores the ways in which modern Hindu identities were constructed in the early nineteenth century. It draws parallels between sixteenth and eventeenth Cecntury Protestantism and the rise of modernity in the West, and the Hindu reformation in the nineteenth century which contributed to ...

Themes in Religion and Human Security in Africa

Themes in Religion and Human Security in Africa

1st Edition

Joram Tarusarira, Ezra Chitando
August 31, 2020

This book reflects on major themes present at the interface between religion and human security in Africa. It probes the extent to which religion is both a threat to and a resource for human security in Africa by examining specific issues occurring across the continent. A team of contributors from...

Islam, IS and the Fragmented State The Challenges of Political Islam in the MENA Region

Islam, IS and the Fragmented State: The Challenges of Political Islam in the MENA Region

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Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Amjed Rasheed, Juline Beaujouan
July 16, 2020

This book provides a pioneering and original study of the regional effects of political Islam. It sets out the multifaceted interactions between Islam and politics in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, focussing in particular on the so-called Islamic State (IS) organization in its ...

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