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  • 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
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Borderland Religion

    Ambiguous practices of difference, hope and beyond

    Edited by Daisy L. Machado, Bryan S. Turner, Trygve Eiliv Wyller

    Borderland Religion narrates, presents and interprets the fascinating and significant practices when borders, migrants and religion intersect. This collection of original essays combines theology, philosophy and sociology to examine diverse religious issues surrounding external national borders and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25 
    Routledge
    Religion, Resistance, Hospitalities

  • The Warrior and the Pacifist

    Competing Motifs in Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

    Edited by Lester R. Kurtz

    This book looks at two contradictory ethical motifs—the warrior and the pacifist—across four major faith traditions—Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and their role in shaping our understanding of violence and the morality of its use. The Warrior and the Pacifist explores how these faith…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge

  • Lost Souls

    Manners and Morals in Contemporary American Society

    By James D. Wright

    What is the state of contemporary American morality? From their original conception in Christian scripture to their assimilation into Western culture, the 'Seven Deadly Sins' – lust, greed, envy, pride, and all the rest – have guided human morality, steering human behavior and psychology away…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Food, Farming and Religion

    Emerging Ethical Perspectives

    By Gretel Van Wieren

    Although the religious and ethical consideration of food and eating is not a new phenomenon, the debate about food and eating today is distinctly different from most of what has preceded it in the history of Western culture. Yet the field of environmental ethics, especially religious approaches to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • A Theology of Community Organizing

    Power to the People

    By Chris Shannahan

    The rising importance of community organizing in the US and more recently in Britain has coincided with the developing significance of social movements and identity politics, debates about citizenship, social capital, civil society, and religion in the public sphere. At a time when participation in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Routledge Revivals: Christian Democracy in Western Europe (1957)

    1820-1953

    By Michael P. Fogarty

    First published in 1957, this book is a detailed analysis on Christian Democracy, a movement backed by Protestants as well as Catholics, which has become one of the great social forces of Western Europe. It is strong in eight countries. The first half of Fogarty’s book sets out what the many…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Being Catholic in the Contemporary Philippines

    Young People Reinterpreting Religion

    By Jayeel Serrano Cornelio

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines the nature of Catholicism in the contemporary Philippines. It shows how Catholicism is apparently flourishing, with good attendance at Sunday Masses, impressive religious processions and flourishing charismatic groups, and with interventions…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Young People and Church Since 1900

    Engagement and Exclusion

    By Naomi Thompson

    When the Sunday School pioneers saw a need in their communities in the late eighteenth century, their response provoked a 200 year movement. These early Sunday Schools met a clear social need: that for basic education. By the 1960s, they faced rapid decline – a rigid institution amidst…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series

  • Globalization and Orthodox Christianity

    The Transformations of a Religious Tradition

    By Victor Roudometof

    With approximately 200 to 300 million adherents worldwide, Orthodox Christianity is among the largest branches of Christianity, yet it remains relatively understudied. This book examines the rich and complex entanglements between Orthodox Christianity and globalization, offering a substantive…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Caring for the Poor

    Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World

    By Cihan Tugal

    Based on several years of fieldwork in Egypt and Turkey, Caring for the Poor tells the stories of charity providers and volunteers. The book also places their stories within the overall development of Islamic ethics. Muslim charity, Tuğal argues, has interacted with Christian and secular…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08
    Routledge

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