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  • 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

  • Sociology of Religion

    A Reader, 3rd Edition

    Edited by William Mirola, Susanne C Monahan, Michael Emerson

    A reader that seeks to explore the relationship between the structure and culture of religion and various elements of social life in the U.S., Sociology of Religion: A Reader, 3e is ideal as either a standalone reader or supplement to the text written by the same author team, Why Religion Matters.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • @ Worship

    Liturgical Practices in Digital Worlds

    By Teresa Berger

    A host of both very old and entirely new liturgical practices have arisen in digital mediation, from the live-streaming of worship services and "pray-as-you-go" apps, to digital prayer chapels, virtual choirs and online pilgrimages. Cyberspace now even hosts communities of faith that exist entirely…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • A New Science of Religion

    Edited by Greg Dawes, James Maclaurin

    Religious belief, once in the domain of the humanities, has found a new home in the sciences. Promising new developments in the study of religion by cognitive scientists and evolutionary theorists put forward empirical hypotheses regarding the origin, spread, and character of religious beliefs.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Pilgrimage to the National Parks

    Religion and Nature in the United States

    By Lynn Ross-Bryant

    National Parks – ‘America’s Best Idea’ – were from the first seen as sacred sites embodying the God-given specialness of American people and American land, and from the first they were also marked as tourist attractions. The inherent tensions between these two realities ensured the parks would be…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Turkish Immigrants in Western Europe and North America

    Immigration and Political Mobilization

    Edited by Sebnem Koser Akcapar

    Public and even scholarly debates usually focus on the integration problems of Muslim immigrants at the cost of overlooking the role of the growing number of migrant organizations in establishing a crucial link among immigrants themselves, as well as between them and their countries of origin and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Religious Freedom in India

    Sovereignty and (Anti) Conversion

    By Goldie Osuri

    Drawing on the critical and theoretical concepts of sovereignty, biopolitics, and necropolitics, this book examines how a normative liberal and secular understanding of India’s religious identity is translatable by Hindu nationalists into discrimination and violence against minoritized religious…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Islam, Standards, and Technoscience

    In Global Halal Zones

    By Johan Fischer

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • 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

  • Society in Contemporary Laos

    Capitalism, Habitus and Belief

    By Boike Rehbein

    Over the past decade, Laos’ exposure to global capitalism has resulted in extensive economic and social transformations. Precapitalist social structures both persist and are transformed into a particular configuration of classes. This entails increasing social inequality, a widening range of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Eschatology and the Technological Future

    By Michael S. Burdett

    The rapid advancement of technology has led to an explosion of speculative theories about what the future of humankind may look like. These "technological futurisms" have arisen from significant advances in the fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology and are drawing…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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