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  • Religion in America: The Basics

    By Michael Pasquier

    Religion in America: The Basics is a concise introduction to the historical development of religions in the United States. It is an invitation to explore the complex tapestry of religious beliefs and practices that shaped life in North America from the colonial encounters of the fifteenth century…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Secular Cosmopolitanism, Hospitality, and Religious Pluralism

    By Andrew Fiala

    This book explores the idea of religious pluralism while defending the norms of secular cosmopolitanism, which include liberty, tolerance, civility, and hospitality. The secular cosmopolitan ideal requires us to be more tolerant and more hospitable toward religious believers and non-believers from…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • European Cosmopolitanism

    Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies

    Edited by John Narayan, Gurminder K. Bhambra

    This book provides a fresh examination of the cosmopolitan project of postwar Europe from a variety of perspectives. It explores the ways in which European cosmopolitanism can be theorized differently if we take into account histories which have rarely been at the forefront of such understandings.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • The Rise of Contemporary Spiritualism

    Concepts and controversies in talking to the dead

    By Anne Kalvig

    Talking to the dead and communication with 'the other side' is often presented as a taboo in an increasingly technological and medically advanced world. However, practices of spiritualism and mediumship continue to remain popular and in high demand within contemporary Western societies. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time

  • The Liquidation of the Church

    From Parochial Religion to Religion on Stage

    By Kees de Groot

    Is religion dying out in Western societies? Is personal spirituality taking its place? Both stories are inadequate. Institutional religion is not simply coming to an end in Western societies. Rather, its assets and properties are redistributed: large parts of the church have gone into liquidation.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Young British Muslims

    Between Rhetoric and Real Lives

    Edited by Sadek Hamid

    Young British Muslims continue to generate strong interest. However, much of this interest is framed in negative terms that tends to associate them with criminality, religious extremism or terrorism. Focusing instead on other aspects of being young, Muslim and British, this book takes a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Monasticism in Modern Times

    Edited by Isabelle Jonveaux, Stefania Palmisano

    This book presents a broad sociological perspective on the contemporary issues facing Christian monasticism. Since the founding work of Max Weber, the sociology of monasticism has received little attention. However, the field is now being revitalized by some new research. Focusing on Christian…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • The Bhagavad-Gita for the Modern Reader

    History, interpretations and philosophy

    By M. V. Nadkarni

    What is the Bhagavad-Gita? Is it just a religious text? When was it composed? How relevant is it to the modern world? This book answers these foundational questions and goes beyond. It critically examines the Bhagavad-Gita in terms of its liberal, humanist and inclusive appeal, bringing out its…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge India

  • Religion and Families

    An Introduction

    By Loren D. Marks, David C Dollahite

    This is first multidisciplinary text to address the growing scholarly connection between religion and family life. The latest literature from family studies, psychology, sociology, and religion is reviewed along with narratives drawn from interviews with 200 racially, religiously, and regionally…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Family Studies

  • Sociological Noir

    Irruptions and the Darkness of Modernity

    By Kieran Flanagan

    Contrary to secular claims regarding the expulsion of religion, modernity does in fact produce unprecedented forms whose understanding re-casts the relationships between sociology and theology. This book explores ‘irruptions’ which disturb modernity from without: fragments or deposits of history…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of the North-West Frontier (1937)

    A Contribution to World Peace

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1937, this book grew out of the author’s belief that there needed to be a ‘drastic revision’ of British policy on the North-West Frontier of India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan) in order to achieve a lasting peace. The author examined the causes of continued hostility and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Rise and Growth of the Congress in India (1938)

    By C.F. Andrews, Girija Mookerjee

    First published in 1938, this book aims to provide a history of the rise and growth of the Indian National Congress for the general reader, covering the period from its foundation in 1885 until the beginning of the non-co-operation movement in 1920. It was intended to extend the official history of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge

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