Religion & Law Products

  • The Angola Prison Seminary

    Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation

    By Michael Hallett, Joshua Hays, Byron R. Johnson, Sung Joon Jang, Grant Duwe

    Corrections officials faced with rising populations and shrinking budgets have increasingly welcomed "faith-based" providers offering services at no cost to help meet the needs of inmates. Drawing from three years of on-site research, this book utilizes survey analysis along with life-history…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 22

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 22 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 21 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in Jewish law.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Islam and Society

    Edited by Thijl Sunier

    This new 4 volume collection will bring together the key literature on Islam and Society. In four broad themes the collection will cover Islam and power; minorities and pluralism; everyday life, ethics and community building; subjectivation, discipline and piety. Fully indexed and including a newly…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • 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

  • Freedom from Religion and Human Rights Law

    Strengthening the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief for Non-Religious and Atheist Rights-Holders

    By Marika McAdam

    Although human rights belong to all persons on the basis of their humanity, this book demonstrates that in the practice of international human rights law, the freedom to be non-religious or atheist does not receive the same protection as the freedom to be religious. Despite the claimed universality…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies

    A Principle and its Paradoxes

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Michele Graziadei, Alison Dundes Renteln

    This volume addresses the exercise of personal autonomy in contemporary situations of normative pluralism. In the Western liberal tradition, from a strictly legal and theoretical perspective the social individual has the right to exercise the autonomy of his or her will. In a context of legal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Christian Citizens and the Moral Regeneration of the African State

    Edited by Barbara Bompani, Caroline Valois

    In recent years the rapid growth of Christian charismatic movements throughout sub-Saharan Africa has drastically reconfigured the region’s religious landscape. As a result, charismatic factions play an increasingly public role throughout Africa, far beyond the religious sphere. This book uses a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Law and Religion in Contemporary Society

    Communities, Individualism and the State

    By Peter W. Edge, Graham Harvey

    The relationship between law and religion has traditionally been analysed according to two basic paradigms. One has focused on the relationship between religious communities and the State (the Church/State paradigm), while the other has concentrated on the relationship between the State and the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Law, Religion and Love

    Seeking Ecumenical Justice for the Other

    Edited by Paul Babie, Vanja-Ivan Savić

    Increasingly, the modern neo-liberal world marginalises any notion of religion or spirituality, leaving little or no room for the sacred in the public sphere. While this process advances, the conservative and harmful behaviours associated with some religions and their adherents exacerbate this…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • 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 and belief. The study encompasses questions of Church/state relations, but pushes far beyond these. It asks whether the approach to religion which has…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    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 – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Freedom of Expression and Religious Hate Speech in Europe

    By Erica Howard

    In recent years, the Danish cartoons affair, the Charlie Hebdo murders and the terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris have resulted in increasingly strident anti-Islamic speeches by politicians. This raises questions about the limits to freedom of expression and whether this freedom can and should…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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