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  • Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set collects together in 19 volumes a wealth of texts on Sociology of Religion. An invaluable reference resource, it contains classic books on a wide range of topics, including: religion and violence, religion and family life, religion and society, culture and class.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife

    1st Edition

    Edited by Candi K. Cann

    This Handbook traces the history of the changing notion of what it means to die and examines the many constructions of afterlife in literature, text, ritual, and material culture throughout time. The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife is an outstanding reference source to the key topics,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • The Languages of Religion

    Exploring the Politics of the Sacred, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sipra Mukherjee

    This book analyses the power that religion wields upon the minds of individuals and communities and explores the predominance of language in the actual practice of religion. Through an investigation of the diverse forms of religious language available — oral traditions, sacred texts, evangelical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge India

  • Being Spiritual but Not Religious

    Past, Present, Future(s), 1st Edition

    Edited by William B. Parsons

    In its most general sense, the term "Spiritual but Not Religious" denotes those who, on the one hand, are disillusioned with traditional institutional religion and, on the other hand, feel that those same traditions contain deep wisdom about the human condition. This edited collection speaks to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Religious Diversity

    Bivalent Truth, Tolerance and Personhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk-Martin Grube, Walter Van Herck

    Addressing the question of what kind of theoretical foundations are required if we wish to have a constructive attitude towards different religions, this book scrutinizes aspects of the human condition, personhood and notions of (exclusive) truth and tolerance. In the book, Wolterstorff suggests…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher M Moreman

    Few issues apply universally to people as poignantly as death and dying. All religions address concerns with death from the handling of human remains, to defining death, to suggesting what happens after life. The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying provides readers with an overview of the study…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • Scripturalizing the Human

    The Written as the Political, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vincent L. Wimbush

    Scripturalizing the Human is a transdisciplinary collection of essays that reconceptualizes and models "scriptural studies" as a critical, comparative set of practices with broad ramifications for scholars of religion and biblical studies. This critical historical and ethnographic project is…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Believing in Russia - Religious Policy after Communism

    1st Edition

    By Geraldine Fagan

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of religious policy in Russia since the end of the communist regime, exposing many of the ambiguities and uncertainties about the position of religion in Russian life. It reveals how religious freedom in Russia has, contrary to the widely held view, a…

    Paperback – 2014-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Network Governance of Global Religions

    Jerusalem, Rome, and Mecca, 1st Edition

    By Michel S. Laguerre

    This study seeks to explain three models of network governance embedded in digital practices that the mainstream monotheistic religions—Judaism, Catholic Christianity, and Islam—have used to lead and manage the worldwide distribution of their local nodes, exploring the connection between network…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Sociology of Religion 5 vols

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Hamilton

    This new Routledge Major Work is a five-volume collection of seminal and influential articles, chapters, and extracts in the sociology of religion and related disciplines. The collection uniquely brings together material ranging widely from conceptual and theoretical discussions through substantive…

    Hardback – 2007-04-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

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