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  • Borderland Religion

    Ambiguous practices of difference, hope and beyond, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Religion, Resistance, Hospitalities

  • The Warrior and the Pacifist

    Competing Motifs in Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

  • Lost Souls

    Manners and Morals in Contemporary American Society, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-05-14
    Routledge

  • Sociological Noir

    Irruptions and the Darkness of Modernity, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Food, Farming and Religion

    Emerging Ethical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • A Theology of Community Organizing

    Power to the People, 1st Edition

    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

  • Being Catholic in the Contemporary Philippines

    Young People Reinterpreting Religion, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives

    1st Edition

    By Venla Oikkonen

    Since the early 1990s, evolutionary psychology has produced widely popular visions of modern men and women as driven by their prehistoric genes. In Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives, Venla Oikkonen explores the rhetorical appeal of evolutionary psychology by viewing it…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism

    1st Edition

    By June Edmunds

    Cosmopolitanism, as an intellectual and political project, has failed. The portrayal of human rights, especially European, as evidence of cosmopolitanism in practice is misguided. Cosmopolitan theorists point to the rise of claims-making to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) among Europe’s…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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