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  • Voices from the Gods

    Speaking with Tongues, 1st Edition

    By David Christie-Murray

    Glossolalia (paranormal speaking in tongues) and zenolalia (paranormal speaking in allegedly foreign languages) are features of many sub-cultures and religions. The most obvious example is Pentecostalism, where every believer in many denominations is expected to speak in tongues at least once – the…

    Paperback – 2020-09-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Israelism in Modern Britain

    1st Edition

    By Aidan Cottrell-Boyce

    This book unpacks the history of British-Israelism in the UK. Remarkably, this subject has had very little attention: remarkable, because at its height in the post-war era, the British-Israelist movement could claim to have tens of thousands of card-carrying adherents and counted amongst its…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge New Religions

  • Freethought and Atheism in Central and Eastern Europe

    The Development of Secularity and Non-Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tomáš Bubík, Atko Remmel, David Václavík

    This book provides the first comprehensive overview of atheism, secularity and non-religion in Central and Eastern Europe in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In contrast to scholarship that has focused on the ‘decline of religion’ and secularization theory, the book builds upon recent…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions

    The Catholic Question, 1st Edition

    By Willie Gin

    As with Muslims today, Catholics were once suspected of being antidemocratic, oppressive of women, and supportive of extremist political violence. By the end of the twentieth century, Catholics were considered normal and sometimes valorized as exemplary citizens. Can other ethnic, racial, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Hans Mol and the Sociology of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Adam J. Powell

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • A Muslim Reformist in Communist Yugoslavia

    The Life and Thought of Husein �zo, 1st Edition

    By Sejad Mekić

    A Muslim Reformist in Communist Yugoslavia examines the Islamic modernist thought of Husein Đozo, a prominent Balkan scholar. Born at a time when the external challenges to the Muslim world were many, and its internal problems both complex and overwhelming, Đozo made it his goal to reinterpret the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • A Historical Introduction to the Study of New Religious Movements

    1st Edition

    By W. Michael Ashcraft

    The American public’s perception of New Religious Movements (NRMs) as fundamentally harmful cults stems from the "anticult" movement of the 1970s, which gave a sometimes hysterical and often distorted image of NRMs to the media. At the same time, academics pioneered a new field, studying these same…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Evangelicals and the End of Christendom

    Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Chilton

    Exploring the response of evangelicals to the collapse of ‘Greater Christian Britain’ in Australia in the long 1960s, this book provides a new religious perspective to the end of empire and a fresh national perspective to the end of Christendom. In the turbulent 1960s, two foundations of the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • Tearfund and the Quest for Faith-Based Development

    1st Edition

    By Dena Freeman

    This book gives an in-depth analysis of the role of faith in the work of Tearfund, a leading evangelical relief and development NGO that works in over 50 countries worldwide. The study traces the changing ways that faith has shaped and influenced Tearfund’s work over the organisation’s 50-year…

    Hardback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Italian American Pentecostalism and the Struggle for Religious Identity

    1st Edition

    By Paul J. Palma

    While many established forms of Christianity have seen significant decline in recent decades, Pentecostals are currently one of the fastest growing religious groups across the world. This book examines the roots, inception, and expansion of Pentecostalism among Italian Americans to demonstrate how…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Global Protestant Missions

    Politics, Reform, and Communication, 1730s-1930s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenna M. Gibbs

    The book investigates facets of global Protestantism through Anglican, Quaker, Episcopalian, Moravian, Lutheran Pietist, and Pentecostal missions to enslaved and indigenous peoples and political reform endeavours in a global purview that spans the 1730s to the 1930s. The book uses key examples to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

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