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  • Religion and Technology in India

    Spaces, Practices and Authorities

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen, Kristina Myrvold

    This book explores intersections between religion and technology in India, at the present and in the recent colonial past, and how various forms of techno-religious intersections transform and open up for new religious practices, discourses, communities, and institutions. Starting from a broad…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • A Historical Introduction to the Study of New Religious Movements

    By W. Michael Ashcraft

    The American public’s perception of New Religious Movements (NRMs) as fundamentally harmful cults stems from the "anticult" movement of the 1970s, which gave a sometimes hysterical and often distorted image of NRMs to the media. At the same time, academics pioneered a new field, studying these same…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion

    Edited by Vít Šisler, Kerstin Radde-Antweiler, Xenia Zeiler

    Game studies has been an understudied area within the emerging field of digital media and religion. Video games can reflect, reject, or reconfigure traditionally held religious ideas and often serve as sources for the production of religious practices and ideas. This collection of essays presents a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • European Muslims Transforming the Public Sphere

    Religious Participation in the Arts, Media and Civil Society

    By Asmaa Soliman

    Anti-Muslim voices have become louder in many places in the midst of ongoing atrocities undertaken in the name of Islam. As a result, much of the creative participation of Western Muslims in the public sphere has become overshadowed. This tendency is not only visible in political discussions and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • The Rastafari Movement

    A North American and Caribbean Perspective

    By Michael Barnett

    The Rastafari Movement: A North American and Caribbean Perspective provides a historical and ideological overview of the Rastafari movement in the context of its early beginnings in the island of Jamaica and its eventual establishment in other geographic locations. Building on previous scholarship…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Reception and Response

    Hearer Creativity and the Analysis of Spoken and Written Texts

    Edited by Graham McGregor, R. S. White

    Originally published in 1990. Each of the 12 chapters in this book build upon an approach to the analysis of spoken and written texts that is centred upon the recipient rather than the producer, for the abilities of listeners and readers deserve much attention. This book should be of interest to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Islam and Popular Culture

    Edited by Anna Piela

    This collection aims to bring together writings that trace and critically analyse Islamic aspects of many modern-day popular cultural practices and products. The concepts of 'Islam' and 'popular culture' are both contested and context-dependent, and as such, they are understood here on inclusive,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Religion and Media

    Edited by Danielle L. Kirby, Carole M. Cusack

    Drawing together formative works from across the interrelated disciplines of religion and media, this collection will articulate the field of religion and media. Incorporating both historical and contemporary concerns, and a range of methodological approaches, this major work will focus upon the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Creating Church Online

    Ritual, Community and New Media

    By Tim Hutchings

    Online churches are internet-based Christian communities, pursuing worship, discussion, friendship, support, proselytization, and other key religious goals through computer-mediated communication. Hundreds of thousands of people are now involved with online congregations, generating new kinds of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • The Camino de Santiago in the 21st Century

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Global Views

    Edited by Samuel Sánchez y Sánchez, Annie Hesp

    The Spanish Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage rooted in the Medieval period and increasingly active today, has attracted a growing amount of both scholarly and popular attention. With its multiple points of departure in Spain and other European countries, its simultaneously secular and religious…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Digital Judaism

    Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and Culture

    Edited by Heidi A Campbell

    In this volume, contributors consider the ways that Jewish communities and users of new media negotiate their uses of digital technologies in light of issues related to religious identity, community and authority. Digital Judaism presents a broad analysis of how and why various Jewish groups…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

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