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Eschatology and the Technological Future

Eschatology and the Technological Future

1st Edition

By Michael S. Burdett
March 29, 2017

The rapid advancement of technology has led to an explosion of speculative theories about what the future of humankind may look like. These "technological futurisms" have arisen from significant advances in the fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology and are drawing ...

Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

1st Edition

By Richard C. Miller
March 29, 2017

This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus’ resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus’ resurrection to be literal or ...

Scripturalizing the Human The Written as the Political

Scripturalizing the Human: The Written as the Political

1st Edition

Edited By Vincent L. Wimbush
March 29, 2017

Scripturalizing the Human is a transdisciplinary collection of essays that reconceptualizes and models "scriptural studies" as a critical, comparative set of practices with broad ramifications for scholars of religion and biblical studies. This critical historical and ethnographic project is ...

Translating Religion What is Lost and Gained?

Translating Religion: What is Lost and Gained?

1st Edition

Edited By Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz
March 29, 2017

Translating Religion advances thinking about translation as a critical category in religious studies, combining theoretical reflection about processes of translation in religion with focused case studies that are international, interdisciplinary, and interreligious. By operating with broad ...

Buddhist Modernities Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World

Buddhist Modernities: Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World

1st Edition

Edited By Hanna Havnevik, Ute Hüsken, Mark Teeuwen, Vladimir Tikhonov, Koen Wellens
March 03, 2017

The transformations Buddhism has been undergoing in the modern age have inspired much research over the last decade. The main focus of attention has been the phenomenon known as Buddhist modernism, which is defined as a conscious attempt to adjust Buddhist teachings and practices in conformity with...

New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

1st Edition

Edited By Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg
February 21, 2017

New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the nature and influence of the Nation of Islam (NOI), bringing fresh insights to areas that have previously been overlooked in the scholarship of Elijah Muhammad’s NOI, the Imam W.D. Mohammed community and Louis ...

Religion, Migration, and Mobility The Brazilian Experience

Religion, Migration, and Mobility: The Brazilian Experience

1st Edition

Edited By Cristina Maria de Castro, Andrew Dawson
February 16, 2017

Focusing on migration and mobility, this edited collection examines the religious landscape of Brazil as populated and shaped by transnational flows and domestic migratory movements. Bringing together interdisciplinary perspectives on migration and religion, this book argues that Brazil’s diverse ...

Hans Mol and the Sociology of Religion

Hans Mol and the Sociology of Religion

1st Edition

By Adam J. Powell
February 10, 2017

Hans Mol was born in the Netherlands during the 1920s. His imprisonment by the Gestapo during World War II began a long intellectual journey, exploring the role of religion in society. His work on the sociology of religion throughout the 20th and 21st Century is distinctive in its quest for both ...

Secular Cosmopolitanism, Hospitality, and Religious Pluralism

Secular Cosmopolitanism, Hospitality, and Religious Pluralism

1st Edition

By Andrew Fiala
October 31, 2016

This book explores the idea of religious pluralism while defending the norms of secular cosmopolitanism, which include liberty, tolerance, civility, and hospitality. The secular cosmopolitan ideal requires us to be more tolerant and more hospitable toward religious believers and non-believers from ...

Religion and Ecological Crisis The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty

Religion and Ecological Crisis: The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty

1st Edition

Edited By Todd LeVasseur, Anna Peterson
July 21, 2016

In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.’s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions—particularly Western Christianity—are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts ...

Innovative Catholicism and the Human Condition

Innovative Catholicism and the Human Condition

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By Jane Anderson
June 23, 2016

Innovative Catholicism and the Human Condition gives an anthropological account of a progressive religious movement in the Roman Catholic Church that is attempting to reconcile religious conviction and reason, and, ergo, modify the human condition. Investigation is given to a representative ...

Refractions of the Scriptural Critical Orientation as Transgression

Refractions of the Scriptural: Critical Orientation as Transgression

1st Edition

Edited By Vincent L. Wimbush
March 01, 2016

Refractions of the Scriptural is a transdisciplinary collection of essays that seeks to construct a new field of scholarly inquiry with scriptures as a fraught category, analytical wedge, and site for excavation and problematization. The book focuses on the ways in which individual and social ...

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