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  • Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans

    Edited by Lutz Oette, Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker

    Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Several efforts, such as the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and transitional justice initiatives have recognised that the failure to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • 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 – 2018-12-15 

  • 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 – 2018-12-15 

  • Sex and Broken Boundaries in the Catholic Church

    The consequences and implications of the sex abuse crisis

    Edited by Christopher C. H. Cook, Paul D. Murray, Marcus Pound

    The Roman Catholic Church, along with other religious and non-religious institutions, has been embroiled in a series of sexual abuse scandals during the last decades. In response, a variety of important measures have been introduced to eradicate the possibility of further abuse, with particular…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Imagining the Sacred in Popular Culture

    Visual Representations in Japanese Religion

    By Mark MacWilliams

    This book explores central issues of religion in an age of globalization, questioning how religion speaks to us in contemporary society, and how representations of religion impact in popular culture. Focusing on Japanese popular culture, MacWilliams examines Japanese comic books in particular:…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 

  • The Church of All Worlds

    A Modern Pagan Religion

    By Carole M. Cusack

    This is the first book-length study of the Church of All Worlds (CAW) - a modern Pagan religion. Situating the Church of All Worlds within the context of the Pagan revival, the counter-culture of the 1960s, and broader contemporary environmentalist discourses (in particular), Carole Cusack offers…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge New Religions

  • Landscape, Ritual and Identity among the Hyolmo of Nepal

    The Buddha and the Drum

    By Davide Torri

    Highlighting patterns of change and adaptation among the Hyolmo of Nepal, their religious life in the villages and in the urban context, this book addresses the Shamanic-Buddhist interface and their dynamics of change, mutual appropriations and negotiations over time. An important contribution to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Beyond Law and Revolution

    Sociality, Political Theology and the Modern Constitutional Imagination

    By Marinos Diamantides

    In response to the rise of administrative rationality, this book draws on history, social anthropology and political theology, to examine the current crisis of faith in the legal and political constitutional imagination. An important body of law and society research has helped move jurisprudence…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Discourses of Law

  • Patterns of American Terrorism

    By Brent L. Smith, Kelly R. Damphousse, Jeff Gruenewald

    Patterns of American Terrorism provides a detailed empirical examination of the patterns of behavior exhibited by persons indicted in federal criminal courts for "terrorism-related activities" in the United States over the past 35 years. Not intended to be a theoretical treatise on the etiology of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 

  • Revival: The Return of the Primitive (2001)

    A New Sociological Theory of Religion

    By Richard K. Fenn

    This title was first published in 2001. This work presents a sociological theory of religion. Richard K. Fenn demonstrates that the shape of the sacred depends on what aspects of the psyche and of the environment seem to be beyond the pale of the human and the social, that is, the primitive.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ritual Journeys in South Asia

    Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space

    Edited by Jürgen Schaflechner, Christoph Bergmann

    Scholars of pilgrimage have shifted their attention from focal destinations, the religious site or spiritual centre, towards the pilgrims’ movement and the experiences they make en route. From that perspective it has become evident that pilgrimages are not only coined by feelings of social…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 

  • The Theology of Sanctification and Resignation in Charles Wesley's Hymns

    By Julie A. Lunn

    Sanctification is a central theme in the theology of both John and Charles Wesley. However, while John’s theology of sanctification has received much scholarly attention, significantly less has been paid to Charles’ views on the subject. This book redresses this imbalance by using Charles’ many…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

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