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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

  • Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice

    Owning and Consuming

    By Paul Babie, Michael Trainor

    This book compares our contemporary preoccupation with ownership and consumption with the role of property and possessions in the biblical world, contending that Christian theology provides a valuable entry point to discussing the issue of private property—a neoliberal tool with the capacity to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Theology and Civil Society

    Edited by Charles Pemberton

    From food banks to migrant welcome committees, and community organisers to internet based campaigners, civil society is central to the North Atlantic social landscape. Theology and Civil Society advances our understanding of what civil society is and offers a theologically informed re-imagining of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Political Economy as Natural Theology

    Smith, Malthus and Their Followers

    By Paul Oslington

    Since the early 20th century, economics has been the dominant discourse in English-speaking countries, displacing Christian theology from its previous position of authority. This path-breaking book is a major contribution to the interdisciplinary dialogue between economics and religion. Oslington…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Islam, Standards, and Technoscience

    In Global Halal Zones

    By Johan Fischer

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Market and Temple Fairs of Rural China

    Red Fire

    By Gene Cooper

    During the early communist period of the 1950s, temple fairs in China were both suppressed and secularized. Temples were closed down by the secular regime and their activities classified as feudal superstition and this process only intensified during the Cultural Revolution when even the surviving…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Development Across Faith Boundaries

    Edited by Anthony Ware, Matthew Clarke

    Faith-based organisations (FBOs) have long been recognised as having an advantage in delivering programs and interventions amongst communities of the same faith. However, many FBOs today work across a variety of contexts, including with local partners and communities of different faiths. Likewise,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Pilgrimage in the Marketplace

    By Ian Reader

    The study of pilgrimage often centres itself around miracles and spontaneous populist activities. While some of these activities and stories may play an important role in the emergence of potential pilgrimage sites and in helping create wider interest in them, this book demonstrates that the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic

    By Feisal Khan

    Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) has become a growing force over the past three decades, with Pakistan being one of the IBF pioneers by converting to an ‘interest-free’ banking system in 1985. However, since independence in 1947, there has been continual tension over Pakistan’s essential character…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge

  • The Practices of Happiness

    Political Economy, Religion and Wellbeing

    Edited by Ian Steedman, John R Atherton, Elaine Graham

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. There…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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