Anthropology: Religion

  • Islamophobic Hate Crime: A Student Textbook book cover

    Islamophobic Hate Crime

    A Student Textbook, 1st Edition

    By Imran Awan, Irene Zempi

    In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in anti-Muslim attacks. What is driving the proliferation of these hate crimes? Why are Muslims being demonised? Building on current research and drawing upon real-life examples and case studies, this book provides an accessible introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • What is Religion? book cover

    What is Religion?

    2nd Edition

    By Jeppe Sinding Jensen

    Starting from the premise that religion is a human endeavour which can be analysed and compared across time and cultures, What is Religion? brings the most up-to-date scholarship to bear on humankind’s most enduring creation. Religious belief is one of the most pervasive and ubiquitous…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Strengths in Diverse Families of Faith: Exploring Religious Differences book cover

    Strengths in Diverse Families of Faith

    Exploring Religious Differences, 1st Edition

    Edited by David C. Dollahite, Loren D. Marks

    This book explores how religious families draw on their spiritual beliefs, religious practices, and faith communities to help them strengthen their marital relationships and their parenting. Using in-depth interviews from eight religious groups – Asian American Christian; Black Christian; Catholic…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism: The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis) book cover

    Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism

    The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis), 1st Edition

    By Dimitrios Methenitis

    The emergence of religious fundamentalism in a globalized, post-colonial world poses a significant challenge to the "End of History" narratives common in academic and non-academic literature alike.   Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism proposes that we must seek new…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Muslim Women's Rights: Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada book cover

    Muslim Women's Rights

    Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada, 1st Edition

    By Tabassum Fahim Ruby

    In the post-9/11 environment, the figure of the Muslim woman is at the forefront of global politics. Her representation is often articulated within a rights discourse owing much to liberal-secular sensibilities—notions of freedom, equality, rational thinking, individualism, and modernization.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore book cover

    Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Torsten Tschacher

    Indian Muslims form the largest ethnic minority within Singapore’s otherwise largely Malay Muslim community. Despite its size and historic importance, however, Singaporean Indian Muslims have received little attention by scholarship and have also felt side-lined by Singapore’s Malay-dominated…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Zempi, Imran Awan

    Islamophobic hate crimes have increased significantly following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and 7/7. More recently, the rhetoric surrounding Trump’s election and presidency, Brexit, the rise of far-right groups and ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks worldwide have promoted a climate where…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Jains in India: Historical Essays book cover

    Jains in India

    Historical Essays, 1st Edition

    By Surendra Gopal

    The Jain community in India, though small in number, is very important in the economic and social life of the country. Jain history becomes more important when we find that the community anticipated new commercial practices adopted by European trading countries from the sixteenth century onwards.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought book cover

    Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Davis, Angus Nicholls

    The German comparative philologist Friedrich Max Müller (1823-1900) was one of the most influential scholars in Victorian Britain. Müller travelled to Britain in 1846 in order to prepare a translation of the Rig Veda. This research visit would turn into a lifelong stay after Müller was appointed as…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites: Culture, Governance and Conservation book cover

    Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites

    Culture, Governance and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Liljeblad, Bas Verschuuren

    Much previous literature on sacred natural sites has been written from a non-indigenous perspective. In contrast, this book facilitates a greater self-expression of indigenous perspectives regarding treatment of the sacred and its protection and governance in the face of threats from various forms…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • Preaching and New Worlds: Sermons as Mirrors of Realms Near and Far book cover

    Preaching and New Worlds

    Sermons as Mirrors of Realms Near and Far, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy J Johnson, Katherine Wrisley Shelby, John D Young

    This collection of essays examines the polyvalent concept of "New Worlds" in the context of medieval and early modern sermon studies. While the terms "Old World" and "New World" are commonplace in studies of Europe and the Americas, this volume explores how preaching in the Atlantic world and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • Animism in Contemporary Japan: Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan book cover

    Animism in Contemporary Japan

    Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shoko Yoneyama

    ‘Postmodern animism’ first emerged in grassroots Japan in the aftermath of mercury poisoning in Minamata and the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima. Fusing critiques of modernity with intangible cultural heritages, it represents a philosophy of the life-world, where nature is a manifestation of a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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