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  • Spirit and Capital in an Age of Inequality

    Edited by Robert P. Jones, Ted A Smith

    This volume brings together a diverse group of scholars, activists, and public intellectuals to consider one of the most pressing issues of our time: increasing inequalities of income and wealth that grate against justice and erode the bonds that hold society together. Authors think through…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Re-Imagining Christian Higher Education

    Edited by Laurie Schreiner

    Re-Imagining Christian Higher Education takes a fresh and critical look at the challenges facing Christian colleges and universities, and provides concrete recommendations for university leaders, faculty, and staff to implement in their daily work. Chapters in this volume address leadership and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-02 
    Routledge

  • India and Turkey

    Past Connections, Contemporary Debates

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Using the inter-cultural dialogue signaled by such contacts as a starting point, this book builds on the historical…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Literature, Science and Religion in Constantijn Huygens’ Ooghentroost

    By Lise Gosseye

    Using a canonical work of Dutch literature, Ooghentroost (Consolation for the eyes), as a focal point, this book examines the development of literature as a specific discursive domain during the early modern period. It traces how literature begins to be set apart from the scientific and religious…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

  • Islam in International Affairs

    Politics and Paradigms

    Edited by Nassef Manabilang Adiong, Raffaele Mauriello, Deina Abdelkader

    This edited volume presents Islam as a conceptualization of ideas that affect people’s thinking and behavior in their capacity to relate with IR as both discipline and practice. Islam is not conceived and studied simply in theological terms, but analyzed from different viewpoints that engage with a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 22

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 22 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 21 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in Jewish law.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Heritage of Death

    Landscapes of Emotion, Memory and Practice

    Edited by Mattias Frihammar, Helaine Silverman

    Today, death is being reconceptualised around the world as heritage, replete with material markers and intangible performances. These heritages of death are personal, national and international. They are vernacular as well as official, sanctioned as well as alternative. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Thinking Sex with the Great Whore

    Deviant Sexualities and Empire in the Book of Revelation

    By Luis Menendez-Antuna

    Many scholars in Biblical and Revelation studies have written at length about the imperial and patriarchal implications of the figure of the Whore of Babylon. However, much of the focus has been on the links to the Roman Empire and ancient attitudes towards gender. This book adds another layer to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • Spiritual and Social Transformation in African American Spiritual Churches

    More than Conjurers

    By Margarita Simon Guillory

    At the core of African American religion’s response to social inequalities has been a symbiotic relationship between socio-political activism and spiritual restoration. Drawing on archival material and ethnographic fieldwork with African American Spiritual Churches in the USA, this book examines…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Islam and Society

    Edited by Thijl Sunier

    This new 4 volume collection will bring together the key literature on Islam and Society. In four broad themes the collection will cover Islam and power; minorities and pluralism; everyday life, ethics and community building; subjectivation, discipline and piety. Fully indexed and including a newly…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

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