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  • Negotiating Religion

    Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by François Guesnet, Cécile Laborde

    Dr François Guesnet is Sidney and Elizabeth Corob Reader in Modern Jewish History at the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at UCL. He specializes in the history of East European Jewish communities. Professor Cécile Laborde is Professor of Political Theory at UCL. Dr Lois Lee lectures and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19 

  • Christian Churches in European Integration

    By Sergei A. Mudrov

    All too often religion is largely ignored as a driver of identity formation in the European context, whereas in reality Christian Churches are central players in European identity formation at the national and continental level. Christian Churches in European Integration challenges this tendency,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 

  • Paganism, Traditionalism, Nationalism

    Narratives of Russian Rodnoverie

    By Kaarina Aitamurto

    Rodnoverie was one of the first new religious movements to emerge following the collapse of the Soviet Union, its development providing an important lens through which to view changes in post-Soviet religious and political life. Rodnovers view social and political issues as inseparably linked to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-30 
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • The Poesis of Peace

    Narratives, Cultures, and Philosophies

    By Klaus-Gerd Giesen, Carool Kersten

    Exploring the relations between the concepts of peace and violence with aesthetics, nature, the body, and environmental issues, The Poesis of Peace applies a multidisciplinary approach to case studies in both Western and non-Western contexts including Islam, Chinese philosophy, Buddhist and Hindu…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 

  • Church and State in Scotland

    Developing law

    By Francis Lyall

    The interaction of faith and the community is a fundamental of modern society. The first country to adopt Presbyterianism in its national church, Scotland adopted a system of church government, which is now in world-wide use. This book examines the development and current state of Scots law.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • From Religious Empires to Secular States

    State Secularization in Turkey, Iran, and Russia

    By Birol Başkan

    In the 1920s and the 1930s, Turkey, Iran and Russia vehemently pursued state-secularizing reforms, but adopted different strategies in doing so. But why do states follow different secularizing strategies? The literature has already shattered the illusion that secularization of the state has been a…

    Paperback – 2016-05-22 
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Liberty, Toleration and Equality

    John Locke, Jonas Proast and the Letters Concerning Toleration

    By John Tate

    The seventeenth century English philosopher, John Locke, is widely recognized as one of the seminal sources of the modern liberal tradition. Liberty, Toleration and Equality examines the development of Locke’s ideal of toleration, from its beginnings, to the culmination of this development in Locke…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Time, Memory, and the Politics of Contingency

    By Smita A. Rahman

    In recent years, there has been an increased attention to temporality in political theory, and such attention is sorely needed. For too long political theory, with the exception of occasional phenomenological forays, has remained grounded in a particular experience of time as linear and sequential.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Pilgrimage, Politics and Place-Making in Eastern Europe

    Crossing the Borders

    By John Eade, Mario Katić

    Since the beginning of the anthropology of pilgrimage, scant attention has been paid to pilgrimage and pilgrim places in central, eastern and south-eastern Europe. Seeking to address such a deficit, this book brings together scholars from central, eastern and south-eastern Europe to explore the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Ashgate Studies in Pilgrimage

  • A Philosophy of Christian Materialism

    Entangled Fidelities and the Public Good

    By Christopher Baker, Thomas A. James

    A Philosophy of Christian Materialism offers a new religious engagement with the public sphere via means of interdisciplinary analysis and empirical examples, developing what the authors call a Relational Christian Realism building upon interaction with contemporary Philosophy of Religion. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of 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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Self-Determination in the early Twenty First Century

    A Double Edged Concept

    Edited by Uriel Abulof, Karl Cordell

    In a world in which change is constant, the principle of self-determination is important. Through (collective) acts of self-determination, nations exercise the right to govern themselves. At present the nation-state system with which we are familiar faces several challenges. In Western Europe,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28

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