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  • The Desecularisation of the City

    London’s Churches 1980 to the Present

    Edited by David Goodhew, Anthony-Paul Cooper

    For many years, it has been widely reported that church attendance in the West has been in decline. However, there are some significant exceptions to this trend, and many of them have occurred, perhaps unexpectedly, in major cities. The Desecularisation of the City provides the first academic…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Education and Muslim Identity During a Time of Tension

    Inside an American Islamic School

    By Melanie C. Brooks

    The rise in Islamaphobia has precipitated questions about extremist indoctrination and the role of Islamic schools and centers in the radicalization process. This book sheds light on the inner workings of an Islamic school and its adjoining Islamic Center to show that Islamic education can be an…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Reinventing Christianity

    Nineteenth-Century Contexts

    Edited by Linda Woodhead

    This title was first published in 2001. 'An age of faith or an age of doubt?'- the question has dominated study of Christianity in the Victorian era. Reinventing Christianity offers a fresh analysis of the vitality and variety of Christianity in Britain and America in the Victorian era. Part One…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sacred Landscapes and Cultural Politics

    Planting a Tree

    By Philip P. Arnold, Ann Grodzins Gold

    This title was first published in 2001. How do people in different cultural worlds think about relationships with nature? How do religious ideas become formative of landscape? How can indigenous traditions inform current cultural debates? This book explores ways in which religious perceptions and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religion in Higher Education

    The Politics of the Multi-Faith Campus

    By Sophie Gilliat-Ray

    This title was first published in 2000. The place of religion in universities and institutes of higher education has become increasingly topical and contested in recent years, largely due to the growth of religious diversity on campus. Issues such as shared worship spaces, equal opportunities, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Religious Movements in Regional Context

    Volume 4

    Edited by John Wolffe

    This title was first published in 2002: Global Religious Movements in Regional Context offers a wide-ranging exploration of the adaptation and diversity of religious traditions in various geographical, cultural and ethnic contexts within the contemporary world. The book analyses the complexities of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Postsecular Geographies

    Re-envisioning politics, subjectivity and ethics

    By Chris Baker, Paul Cloke, Andrew Williams, Callum Sutherland

    Over recent years there has been a surge of interest in postsecularity. The complex blurring of sacred-secular boundaries has found new expression in particular areas of the public life of cities, with the unexpected resilience and mutation of religion as a powerful political, cultural and global…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Religious Literacy, Law and History

    Perspectives on European Pluralist Societies

    Edited by Alberto Melloni, Francesca Cadeddu

    This book examines religious illiteracy in Europe. It seeks to understand religious illiteracy and its effects on the social and political milieu through the framing of the historical, institutional, religious, social, juridical and educational conditions within which it arises. Divided into four…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • 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 popular…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • Law, Religion, and Freedom

    Conceptualizing a Common Right

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Javier Martinez Torron, Donlu D Thayer

    This book examines conceptualizations of religious freedom in various dimensions. The collection brings together leading experts from law, religious studies, social anthropology, and international relations, who present different perspectives which query, define, and clarify aspects of this…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Hindu-Muslim Relations

    What Europe Might Learn from India

    By Jörg Friedrichs

    This book reconstructs Hindu–Muslim relations from a European standpoint. Drawing from the Indian context, the author explores options for Western Europe - a region grappling with the refugee crisis and populist reactions to the growth of Muslim minorities. The author shows how India can serve…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging contexts for freedom for and from Religion

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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