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  • Atheist Exceptionalism

    Atheism, American Religion, and the United States Supreme Court

    By Ethan Quillen

    Due to its Constitution, and particularly to that Constitution's First Amendment, the relationship between religion and politics in the United States is rather unusual. This is especially the case concerning the manner with which religious terminology is defined via the discourse adopted by the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Religion in America

    9th Edition

    By John Corrigan, Winthrop Hudson

    This comprehensive narrative account of religion in America from the sixteenth century through the present depicts the religious life of the American people within the context of American society. It addresses topics ranging from the European origins of American religious thought and the diversity…

    Paperback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Spiritual and Social Transformation in African American Spiritual Churches

    More than Conjurers

    By Margarita Simon Guillory

    At the core of African American religion’s response to social inequalities has been a symbiotic relationship between socio-political activism and spiritual restoration. Drawing on archival material and ethnographic fieldwork with African American Spiritual Churches in the USA, this book examines…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Foundations and Futures in the Sociology of Religion

    Edited by Luke Doggett, Alp Arat

    Since the sociology of religion became recognised as a distinct sub-discipline over the last century, the dominance of approaches taking their inspiration from the sociological classics has increasingly been challenged. Empirical findings have brought the notion of secularisation into question; and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group

  • The Rise and Fall of the English Christendom

    Theocracy, Christology, Order and Power

    By Bruce Kaye

    English Christendom has never been a static entity. Evangelism, politics, conflict and cultural changes have constantly and consistently developed it into myriad forms across the world. However, in recent times that development has seemingly become a general decline. This book utilises the motif of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • Escape into a Labyrinth

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catholic Sensibility, and the American Way

    By Benita A. Moore

    This title, originally published in 1988, examines F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Catholic roots and his repudiation of those roots in pursuit of the American dream. The study aims to suggest that an investigation of Fitzgerald’s basic cultural and religious milieu might illuminate what he wrote, and may…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • 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

  • A History of Religion in America

    By Bryan Le Beau

    A History of Religion in America provides comprehensive coverage of the history of religion in America, with the first volume covering the first settlements through to the Civil War and the second volume from the end of the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century. The two volumes explore major…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Saving the World

    Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature

    Edited by Allison Giffen, Robin L. Cadwallader

    This book makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of childhood studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture by drawing on the intersecting fields of girlhood, evangelicalism, and reform to investigate texts written in North America about girls, for girls, and by girls.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • 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

  • 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

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