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  • The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture

    Edited by John C. Lyden, Eric Michael Mazur

    Religion and popular culture is a fast-growing field that spans a variety of disciplines. This volume offers the first real survey of the field to date and provides a guide for the work of future scholars. It explores: key issues of definition and of methodology religious encounters with…

    Hardback – 2015-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • The Hip Hop and Religion Reader

    Edited by Monica R Miller, Anthony B. Pinn

    Edited by two recognized scholars of African-American religion and culture, this reader, the first of its kind, provides the essential texts for an important and emerging field of study – religion and hip hop. Until now, the discipline of religious studies lacked a consistent and coherent text that…

    Paperback – 2014-11-16
    Routledge

  • Discussions in History and Theology (Routledge Revivals)

    By George P. Fisher

    First published in 1880, this is a fascinating collection of essays by the nineteenth-century theologian and historian George P. Fisher, arranged into three key classifications. The first group comprises papers that relate to the history, polity and dogmas of the Roman Catholic Church, with a…

    Hardback – 2014-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Muslim Family Law in Western Courts

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated…

    Hardback – 2014-03-16
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Baby, You are My Religion

    Women, Gay Bars, and Theology Before Stonewall

    By Marie Cartier

    Baby, You Are My Religion argues that American butch-femme bar culture of the mid-20th Century should be interpreted as a sacred space for its community. Before Stonewall—when homosexuals were still deemed mentally ill—these bars were the only place where many could have any community at all. Baby,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-28
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Politics and Religion in the United States

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Corbett, Julia Corbett-Hemeyer, J. Matthew Wilson

    There is a complex relationship between religiosity and secularism in the American experience. America is notable both for its strict institutional separation of church and state, and for the strong role that religion has played in its major social movements and ongoing political life. This book…

    Paperback – 2013-11-19
    Routledge

  • William James's Hidden Religious Imagination

    A Universe of Relations

    By Jeremy Carrette

    This book offers a radical new reading of William James’s work on the idea of ‘religion.’ Moving beyond previous psychological and philosophical interpretations, it uncovers a dynamic, imaginative, and critical use of the category of religion. This work argues that we can only fully understand…

    Hardback – 2013-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Introducing African American Religion

    By Anthony B. Pinn

    This book offers a creative and unique approach to the history of African American religion. Tracing what it has meant to be African American and religious within the context of the United States, it provides a vital snapshot of some of the traditions that have shaped the religious imagination of…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Religion, Race, and Barack Obama's New Democratic Pluralism

    Edited by Gastón Espinosa

    Contrary to popular claims, religion played a critical role in Barack Obama’s 2008 election as president of the United States. Religion, race, and gender entered the national and electoral dialogue in an unprecedented manner. What stood out most in the 2008 presidential campaign was not that…

    Hardback – 2012-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • U.S. War-Culture, Sacrifice and Salvation

    By Kelly Denton-Borhaug

    The military-industrial complex in the United States has grown exponentially in recent decades, yet the realities of war remain invisible to most Americans. The U.S has created a culture in which sacrificial rhetoric is the norm when dealing in war. This culture has been enabled because popular…

    Paperback – 2011-10-31
    Routledge

  • America, Amerikkka

    Elect Nation and Imperial Violence

    By Rosemary Radford Ruether

    America views itself as a nation inhabiting a "promised land" and enjoying a favoured relation with God. This view of unique election has been coupled with racial exclusivism and the marginalization of non-white citizens.America, Amerikkka traces the historical and ideological patterns behind…

    Paperback – 2006-12-31
    Routledge
    Religion and Violence

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