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Originally published in 1970. This book is a collection of lectures and papers given by Professor Findlay in the 1960s. The theme is an argument for a metaphysical Absolute, in the sense of post-Hegelian Idealism. Findlay’s word for the Absolute process is ‘Enterprise’, which must be necessary in…
Paperback – 2020-10-01
Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics
Originally published in 1937. This book addresses the importance of the theory of values that rests on a general metaphysical understanding founded on a comprehensive view of all aspects of the world. The author speaks against the absolutist theories with a realistic one encompassing a theory of…
Paperback – 2020-10-01
Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics
This book is the first account of British Protestant conversion initiatives directed towards continental Europe between 1600 and 1900. Continental Europe was considered a missionary land—another periphery of the world, whose centre was imperial Britain. British missions to Europe were informed by…
Hardback – 2020-09-30
Routledge Studies in Early Modern Religious Dissents and Radicalism
This book explores the role of ritual in social life, human evolution, and religion. It explains the functions and purpose of varied rituals across the world by arguing they are mechanisms of ‘resource management’, providing a descriptive tool for understanding rituals and generating predictions…
Paperback – 2020-09-30
In the public sphere, it is often assumed that acts of violence carried out by Muslims are inspired by their religious commitment and encouraged by the Qur’an. Some people express similar concerns about the scriptures and actions of Christians and Jews. Might they be right? What role do scriptural…
Paperback – 2020-09-25
This book, first published in 1989, demonstrates that sociologists have much to gain from a strengthening of the connections between general theories about the changing character of modern western societies and specific studies of religion. It combines an exegesis of sociological classics in the…
Paperback – 2020-09-15
Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion
This text presents a new critical theory addressing religious diversity, Christian religious privilege, and Christian hegemony in the United States. It meets a growing and urgent need in our society—the need to bring together religiously diverse ways of thinking and being in the world, and…
Hardback – 2020-04-04
Routledge Research in Higher Education
Witches, ghosts, fairies. Premodern Europe was filled with strange creatures, with the devil lurking behind them all. But were his powers real? Did his powers have limits? Or were tales of the demonic all one grand illusion? Physicians, lawyers, and theologians at different times and places…
Paperback – 2020-04-02
Routledge Studies in the History of Witchcraft, Demonology and Magic
Originally compiled in 1859, this book is a collection of Nathaniel Taylor's lectures considering the moral government of God. The moral government of god was the great thought of Dr. Taylor's intellect, and the favourite theme of his instructons in theology; to vindicate the ways of God to man,…
Hardback – 2020-03-31
Michael Hallett, is the lead author of, The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation. With his co-authors, Joshua Hays, Byron R. Johnson, Sung Joon Jang and Grant Duwe, this this book utilizes survey analysis along with life-history interviews of inmates and staff to explore the history, purpose, and functioning of the Inmate Minister program at Louisiana State Penitentiary (aka "Angola").
We caught up with Michael to discuss this exciting title, soon to be released in paperback...
An Author Interview with Darren Middleton - Rastafari and the Arts: An Introduction
Listen to the latest interview with Darren Middleton, author of
Rastafari and the Arts: An Introduction, on New Books in Religion where he discusses Rastafari and its creative and cultural traditions, as well as Rastafari and Gender and the commodification of Rastafari.
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The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of interfaith dialogue.
We are delighted to introduce a new FreeBook which brings together a number of fascinating chapters from some of our leading books on witchcraft and the supernatural. This will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in the Early Modern period, witch-hunting, supernatural phenomena, folklore, and superstition.
Aakash Chakrabarty commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of politics, especially political theory and processes, public policy and administration, migration, social exclusion & discrimination. He also looks at works on environment, religion and linguistics. He is actively looking to commission manuscripts on key issues
Shoma Choudhury commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of international relations / defence & strategic studies, economics / business & management, media & culture studies, and literature. She also looks at gender, environment, and religion. She is actively looking for books on current and topical issues in these areas.
Joshua Wells works on Routledge’s Religion list commissioning publications at the postgraduate research level in Religious Studies and Theology. His remit covers books on all major world religions, as well as minority/new religions and non-belief, and includes perspectives on religious practice and experience from across the Humanities and Social Sciences. He is actively looking for new projects from academics whose research concerns topics such as, religion and media, religion and the arts, religion and digital culture, religion and gender/sexuality, religion and the environment, religion and cognitive science and interdisciplinary biblical criticism. He can be found on LinkedIn.
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