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  • Searching for a Cross-Cultural Virgin Mary

    By Elina Vuola

    The figure of the Virgin Mary is a divisive one in our modern culture. To some she appears to be a symbol of religious oppression, while to others she is a constant comfort and even an inspiration towards greater liberation. This book looks at women´s relationship to the Virgin Mary in two…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Blogging My Religion

    Religious and Secular Media Spaces in Europe

    By Giulia Evolvi

    Religion in Europe is currently undergoing changes that are reconfiguring physical and virtual spaces of practice and belief, and these changes need to be understood with regards to the proliferation of digital media discourses. This book explores religious change in Europe by analysing Atheist,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • Christian Mysticism’s Queer Flame

    Spirituality in the Lives of Contemporary Gay Men

    By Michael Kelly

    Is the Christian mystical tradition a relic of another time, shaped by celibates for celibates, unable to engage meaningfully with people of our time who embrace their corporeality and sexuality as crucial aspects of their journey towards union with God? This book reflects in serious theological…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Amoris Laetitia and the spirit of Vatican II

    The Source of Controversy

    By Mariusz Biliniewicz

    Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis' post-synodal exhortation on love in the family, turned out to be one of the most controversial documents of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church in recent decades. It was published in April 2016 following the two "Synods of Bishops on the Family" held in 2014 and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • The Wisdom of John Paul II

    The Pope on Life's Most Vital Questions

    Edited by Nick Bakalar, Richard Balkin

    A must for every Catholic bookshelf, this fresh and inspiring book distils the essential thoughts of Pope John Paul II on matters of belief and conscience into one volume. Throughout his more than two decades as the leader of the world's Catholics, John Paul II has spoken both officially and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Catholic Church and Soviet Russia, 1917-39

    By Dennis J. Dunn

    This book, based on extensive research including in the Russian and Vatican archives, charts the development of relations between the Catholic Church and the Soviet Union from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the death of Pope Pius XI in 1939. It provides background information on the animosity…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

  • Online Catholic Communities

    Community, Authority, and Religious Individualization

    By Marta Kołodziejska

    The Catholic Church has been moving into a new phase, one where its congregation can choose to meet and practice elements of their own version of their faith on online forums. This new form of congregating allows for an individualised faith to manifest itself outside of the usual church authority…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • Moralizing Cinema

    Film, Catholicism, and Power

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Daniela Treveri Gennari

    This volume is part of the recent interest in the study of religion and popular media culture (cinema in particular), but it strongly differs from most of this work in this maturing discipline. Contrary to most other edited volumes and monographs on film and religion, Moralizing Cinema will not…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Liberal Religion

    Progressive versions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

    By Emanuel de Kadt

    In recent years, there has been an upsurge of interest in religion and religious issues. Some have linked this to a neo-liberal form of individualism, while others noted that secularism has left people bereft of a humanly necessary link with the transcendent. The importance of identity issues has…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Routledge Revivals: The British Christian Women's Movement (2002)

    A Rehabilitation of Eve

    By Jenny Daggers

    The British Christian Women’s Movement charts the British Christian women’s movement and its inception in the post-sixties decades, amid new currents generated in the British denominational churches, and the wider current of Women’s Liberation. Focusing on Christian women’s concern with the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Enlightening the Next Generation

    Catholics and their Schools 1830-1980

    Edited by F. Michael Perko

    Originally published in 1988, this title looks at the importance of the Catholic school in American education from 1830 to 1980. The articles in this collection illuminate the patterns of development. The most prevalent theme is that of school controversy, involving either Catholic conflict with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Religion and Peace

    Historical Aspects

    Edited by Yvonne Friedman

    This volume represents a departure from the prevailing emphasis on religion and war in the medieval and early modern periods. Instead, the book explores the relationship between religion and peace in the context of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, both as an ideal and on the practical level. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

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