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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 – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • 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 – 2018-01-26 
    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

  • Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism

    A Transnational Biographical History

    Edited by Ulrich L. Lehner

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism explores, for the first time, the uncharted territory of women’s religious Enlightenment. Each chapter offers a biographical insight into the social and cultural context of female Enlighteners and how Catholic women in Europe used the thought and values of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge

  • Being Catholic in the Contemporary Philippines

    Young People Reinterpreting Religion

    By Jayeel Serrano Cornelio

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines the nature of Catholicism in the contemporary Philippines. It shows how Catholicism is apparently flourishing, with good attendance at Sunday Masses, impressive religious processions and flourishing charismatic groups, and with interventions…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Caroline Divines and the Church of Rome

    A Contribution to Current Ecumenical Dialogue

    By Mark Langham

    In the early seventeenth century, as the vehement aggression of the early Reformation faded, the Church of England was able to draw upon scholars of remarkable ability to present a more thoughtful defence of its position. The Caroline Divines, who flourished under King Charles I, drew upon vast…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Highly Respectable and Accomplished Ladies

    Catholic Women Religious in America, 1790-1850

    By Barbara Misner

    Originally published in 1988. This study examines women religious in the American community in the first half of the nineteenth century. The primary aim of this research was to determine who the women were who entered eight religious communities, and whether there was any clear relationship between…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • The Journey to Rome

    Conversion Literature by Nineteenth-Century American Catholics

    By Christine M. Bochen

    This title, first published in 1988, examines accounts of religious conversion contained in the personal narratives of nineteenth-century American coverts to Roman Catholicism. Given their newly acquired status as members of an unpopular religious minority, a number of converts recorded their…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

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