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  • The Freedom Fighter

    A Terrorist's Own Story

    By Murat Haner

    The ability of terrorist groups to inflict death and destruction has markedly increased with technological advances in the areas of communication, transportation, and weapon capability. Using these new tools and networks, terrorists now seek to inflict mass casualties worldwide. Given these…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Education and Extremisms

    Rethinking Liberal Pedagogies in the Contemporary World

    Edited by Farid Panjwani, Lynn Revell, Reza Gholami, Mike Diboll

    Education and Extremisms addresses one of the most pressing questions facing societies today: how is education to respond to the challenge of extremism? It argues that the implementation of new teaching techniques, curricular reforms or top-down changes to education policy alone cannot solve the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge

  • From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality

    By Kevin Carnahan

    For the last several decades, the Just-War debate amongst theologians has been dominated by two accounts of moral rationality. One side assumes a presumption against harm (PAH), and the other identifies with a presumption against injustice (PAI). From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Cain, Abel, and the Politics of God

    An Agambenian reading of Genesis 4:1-16

    By Julián Andrés González Holguín

    The Genesis story of Cain’s murder of Abel is often told as a simplistic contrast between the innocence of Abel and the evil of Cain. This book subverts that reading of the Biblical text by utilising Giorgio Agamben’s concepts of homo sacer, the state of exception and the idea of sovereignty to…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • Religious Interactions in Europe and the Mediterranean World

    Coexistence and Dialogue from the 12th to the 20th Centuries

    Edited by Katsumi Fukasawa, Benjamin J. Kaplan, Pierre-Yves Beaurepaire

    The religious histories of Christian and Muslim countries in Europe and Western Asia are often treated in isolation from one another. This can lead to a limited and simplistic understanding of the international and interreligious interactions currently taking place. This edited collection brings…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • Shame, the Church and the Regulation of Female Sexuality

    By Miryam Clough

    Shame strikes at the heart of human individuals rupturing relationships, extinguishing joy and, at times, provoking conflict and violence. This book explores the idea that shame has historically been, and continues to be, used by an oftentimes patriarchal Christian Church as a mechanism to control…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors

    Strangers at the Gate

    By Adriane Leveen

    Throughout the Hebrew Bible, strangers are indispensable to the formation of a collective Israelite identity. Encounters between the Israelites and their neighbors are among the most urgent matters explored in biblical narratives, yet relatively little scholarly attention has been paid to them.…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • The Rise of Modern Jewish Politics

    Extraordinary Movement

    By C.S. Monaco

    The path toward modern Jewish politics, a process that required a dramatic reconstruction of Jewish life, may have emerged during a far earlier time frame and in a different geographic and cultural context than has previously been thought. Drawing upon current sociological understanding of social…

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

  • 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

  • Phenomenological Reflections on Violence

    A Skeptical Approach

    By James Dodd

    Following up on his previous book, Violence and Phenomenology, James Dodd presents here an expanded and deepened reflection on the problem of violence. The book’s six essays are guided by a skeptical philosophical attitude about the meaning of violence that refuses to conform to the exigencies of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy

  • Secularisation, Pentecostalism and Violence

    Receptions, Rediscoveries and Rebuttals in the Sociology of Religion

    By David Martin

    In this book David Martin brings together a coherent summary of his many years of ground-breaking academic work on the sociology of religion. Covering key and contentious areas from the last half-century such as secularisation, religion and violence, and the global rise of Pentecostalism, it…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

  • Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence

    Religion, Testimony, and Visions of Healing

    By Gina Messina-Dysert

    Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence examines sexual violence against women, how religion and society contribute to a rape culture, and the extreme suffering endured by rape victims as a result. Using the testimony of women who have experienced both rape and the consequences of rape culture—from a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Religion and Violence

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