Religion in Context Products

  • Atheist Exceptionalism

    Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court

    By Ethan Quillen

    Due to its Constitution, and particularly to that Constitution's First Amendment, the relationship between religion and politics in the United States is rather unusual. This is especially the case concerning the manner with which religious terminology is defined via the discourse adopted by the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Public Reason

    A Critical Introduction

    By Blain Neufeld

    Because citizens in a culturally diverse democracy hold to different religious and philosophical doctrines, these doctrines often breed political conflict when they inform issues like gay marriage, physician-assisted suicide, education, and abortion. In recent decades, philosophers and political…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Genealogy of Terror

    How to Distinguish between Islam, Islamism and Islamist Extremism

    By Matthew Wilkinson

    In the context of political upheaval, terrorist violence and theological-legal confusion in the Muslim-majority world, that impacts upon the whole world, there is an urgent need for a clear philosophical-legal differentiation of different types of religious-legal phenomena that all have an Islamic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Law, Religion, and Freedom

    Conceptualizing a Common Right

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Javier Martinez Torron, Donlu D Thayer

    This book examines conceptualizations of religious freedom in various dimensions. The collection brings together leading experts from law, religious studies, social anthropology, and international relations, who present different perspectives which query, define, and clarify aspects of this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Halal Tourism

    By Mohamed Battour

    Halal tourism is a fast growing industry. Hotels and resorts, airlines, and travel agents are now more interested than ever before in understanding and satisfying the needs of Halal tourists. This is the first book to offer a theoretical concept of Halal tourism, taking into consideration Islamic…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Postsecular Geographies

    Re-envisioning politics, subjectivity and ethics

    By Chris Baker, Paul Cloke, Andrew Williams

    Over recent years there has been a surge of interest in postsecularity. The complex blurring of sacred-secular boundaries has found new expression in particular areas of the public life of cities, with the unexpected resilience and mutation of religion as a powerful political, cultural and global…

    Hardback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference

    Edited by W. Cole Durham Jr., Donlu Thayer

    Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference brings together vital and thoughtful contributions treating aspects of mounting worldwide tensions concerning the relationship between religious diversity and social harmony. Religious pluralism can contribute to tensions in employment, media coverage…

    Hardback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Paul Tillich

    Theologian of Culture

    By Russell Re Manning

    Paul Tillich:Theologian of Culture provides an accessible account of the nature and development of Tillich’s thought. Written by a leading scholar and biographer of Tillich, this book presents a new interpretation of Tillich as first and foremost a theologian of culture. Concerned with Tillich’s…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging contexts for freedom for and from Religion

    Edited by Brett Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Wooley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Religion and Social Reconstruction in Africa

    Edited by Elias Kifon Bongmba

    Religion has played a major role in both the division and unification of peoples and countries within Africa. Its capacity to cause, and to heal, societal rifts has been well documented. This book addresses this powerful societal force, and explores the implications of a theology of reconstruction,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • Religious Studies Scholars as Public Intellectuals

    Edited by Sabrina MisirHiralall, Christopher Fici, Gerald Vigna

    The prominence of religion in recent debates around politics, identity formation and international terrorism has led to an increased demand on those studying religion to help clarify and contextualise religious belief and practice in the public sphere. While many texts focus on the theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Women, Religion and the Body in South Asia

    Living with Bengali Bauls

    By Kristin Hanssen

    Noted for their haunting melodies and enigmatic lyrics, Bauls have been portrayed as spiritually enlightened troubadours traveling through the countryside in West Bengal in India and in Bangladesh. As icons of Bengali culture, Bauls have long been a subject of scholarly debates which center on…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

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