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  • Images-within-Images in Italian Painting (1250-1350)

    Reality and Reflexivity

    By Péter Bokody

    The rebirth of realistic representation in Italy around 1300 led to the materialization of a pictorial language, which dominated Western art until 1900, and it dominates global visual culture even today. Paralleling the development of mimesis, self-reflexive pictorial tendencies emerged as well.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-09 
    Routledge

  • Religion and the Internet

    Edited by Heidi Campbell

    Religion and the Internet will present a range of scholarly articles that offer a critical overview of the interdisciplinary study of new media, religion and digital culture. Scholars have documented individuals using computer networks for religious discussions and enagagment since the early 1980s.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Law, Religion and Love

    Seeking Ecumenical Justice for the Other

    Edited by Paul Babie, Vanja-Ivan Savić

    In contemporary society there are several issues making for a divisive atmosphere in regard to religion. The decreasing level of spirituality in the West it can be argued has created a wide divide between the 'faithful' and groups such as agnostics, atheists and those of mixed spirituality. In…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Contemporary Democratic Theory and Religion

    An Introduction

    By Camil Ungureanu

    Should democratic politics and religion, political reason and faith be completely separated from each other, or should they be seen in a relationship of discursive interaction? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has undermined state-induced attempts to privatise faith, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Jung and Feminism

    Liberating Archetypes

    By Demaris S. Wehr

    Jung, in contrast to Freud, has typically been considered more sympathetic to women largely because of his emphasis on the feminine as a way of being in the world and on the ‘anima’, the unconscious feminine aspect of male personality. Feminists, however, have viewed Jung’s whole notion of the ‘…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Minority Religions and Uncertainty

    Edited by Kim Knott, Matthew Francis

    Religious organizations are at their core about creating certainty. But what happens when groups lose control of their destiny? Whether it leads to violence (as in the case of Aum Shinrikyo’s in 1995), or to non-violent innovations, as found in minority religions following the death of their…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Saving the World

    Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature

    Edited by Allison Giffen, Robin L. Cadwallader

    This book makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of childhood studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture by drawing on the intersecting fields of girlhood, evangelicalism, and reform to investigate texts written in North America about girls, for girls, and by girls.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Muslim Pilgrimage in Europe

    By Ingvild Flaskerud, Richard J. Natvig

    In spite of Islam’s long history in Europe and the growing number of Muslims resident in Europe, little research exists on Muslim pilgrimage in Europe. This collection of eleven chapters is the first systematic attempt to fill this lacuna in an emerging research field. Placing the pilgrims’…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Religion, Law and the Constitution

    Balancing Beliefs in Britain

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    This book examines the existing constitutional and legal system in England, Wales and Scotland, through the prism of its treatment of religion.  The study encompasses questions of Church/State relations, but pushes far beyond these.  It asks whether the approach to religion which has spread out…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • The Legal Architecture of English Cathedrals

    By Norman Doe

    This original book is a comprehensive, richly documented and critical examination of laws applicable to Anglican cathedrals in England, some of the most iconic monuments in the national heritage and centres of spiritual and cultural capital. Law is the missing link in the emerging field of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Contemporary Theological Approaches to Sexuality

    Edited by Lisa Isherwood, Dirk von der Horst

    Contemporary Theological Approaches to Sexuality provides a much-needed overview of the state of scholarship on Christian theological reflection on sexuality and sexual theology. Critically, it also intervenes in the cultural debate over sexuality by privileging feminist, queer, and other…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Archbishop Randall Davidson

    By Michael Hughes

    Randall Davidson was Archbishop of Canterbury for quarter of a century. Davidson was a product of the Victorian ecclesiastical and social establishment, whose advance through the Church was dependent on the patronage of Queen Victoria, but he became Archbishop at a time of huge social and political…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    The Archbishops of Canterbury Series

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