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  • Rethinking Relations and Animism

    Personhood and Materiality

    Edited by Miguel Astor-Aguilera, Graham Harvey

    Animism, as related to personhood, has again become a major topic of interest to scholars in a variety of disciplines. Recent debates about persons, materiality, ontology and animism have led to a greater emphasis on the function of relationality when exploring means of knowing. In this collection…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging contexts for freedom for and from Religion

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    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 – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Digital Existence

    Ontology, Ethics and Transcendence in Digital Culture

    Edited by Amanda Lagerkvist

    Digital Existence: Ontology, Ethics and Transcendence in Digital Culture advances debates on digital culture and digital religion in two complementary ways. First, by focalizing the keywords ontology, ethics and transcendence, it builds on insights from research on digital religion in order to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • Digital Spirits in Religion and Media

    Possession and Performance

    By Alvin Eng Hui Lim

    In many contemporary and popular forms of religious practice, digital technology and the spiritual are inseparable. Ranging from streaming broadcasts of spiritual possessions to screenings of mass prayer conferences in stadiums, spirits and divinities now have new forms in which they can…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife

    Edited by Candi Cann

    This Handbook traces the history of the changing notion of what it means to die and examines the many constructions of afterlife in literature, text, ritual, and material culture throughout time. The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife is an outstanding reference source to the key topics,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • Depression in Kerala

    Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India

    By Claudia Lang

    This book examines depression as a widely diagnosed and treated common mental disorder in India and offers a significant ethnographic study of the application of a traditional Indian medical system (Ayurveda) to the very modern problem of depression. Based on over a year of fieldwork, it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Naturalism and Religion

    A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation

    By Graham Oppy

    This book guides readers through an investigation of religion from a naturalistic perspective and explores the very meaning of the term ‘religious naturalism’. Oppy considers several widely disputed claims: that there cannot be naturalistic religion; that there is nothing in science that poses any…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Investigating Philosophy of Religion

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    Edited by Willis J. Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim

    The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Being Spiritual but Not Religious

    Past, Present, Future(s)

    Edited by William B. Parsons

    In its most general sense, the term "Spiritual but Not Religious" denotes those who, on the one hand, are disillusioned with traditional institutional religion and, on the other hand, feel that those same traditions contain deep wisdom about the human condition. This edited collection speaks to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Australian Indigenous Hip Hop

    The Politics of Culture, Identity, and Spirituality

    By Chiara Minestrelli

    This book investigates the discursive and performative strategies employed by Australian Indigenous rappers to make sense of the world and establish a position of authority over their identity and place in society. Focusing on the aesthetics, the language, and the performativity of Hip Hop, this…

    Paperback – 2018-05-07 
    Routledge

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