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2017 Religion Titles for Review

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October

  • Christian Citizens and the Moral Regeneration of the African State

    Edited by Barbara Bompani, Caroline Valois

    In recent years the rapid growth of Christian charismatic movements throughout sub-Saharan Africa has drastically reconfigured the region’s religious landscape. As a result, charismatic factions play an increasingly public role throughout Africa, far beyond the religious sphere. This book uses a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Theology and Civil Society

    Edited by Charles Pemberton

    From food banks to migrant welcome committees, and community organisers to internet based campaigners, civil society is central to the North Atlantic social landscape. Theology and Civil Society advances our understanding of what civil society is and offers a theologically informed re-imagining of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Caroline Divines and the Church of Rome

    A Contribution to Current Ecumenical Dialogue

    By Mark Langham

    In the early seventeenth century, as the vehement aggression of the early Reformation faded, the Church of England was able to draw upon scholars of remarkable ability to present a more thoughtful defence of its position. The Caroline Divines, who flourished under King Charles I, drew upon vast…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Theological Ethics and Moral Value Phenomena

    The Experience of Values

    Edited by Steven C. van den Heuvel, Patrick Nullens, Angela Roothaan

    The experience of moral values is often side-lined in discussions about moral reasoning, and yet our values define a large part of our moral motives, standards and expectations. Theological Ethics and Moral Value Phenomena explores whether the experience of a meeting point of the immanent and the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • The Rastafari Movement

    A North American and Caribbean Perspective

    By Michael Barnett

    The Rastafari Movement: A North American and Caribbean Perspective provides a historical and ideological overview of the Rastafari movement in the context of its early beginnings in the island of Jamaica and its eventual establishment in other geographic locations. Building on previous scholarship…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism

    Commemorating the Dead

    Edited by John Eade, Mario Katić

    Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism is the first volume to bring together a detailed analysis of professional military pilgrimage with other forms of commemorating military conflict. The volume looks beyond the discussion of battlefield tourism undertaken primarily by civilians which has…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Routledge A Level Religious Studies

    AS and Year One

    By Jon Mayled, Jill Oliphant, Sam Pillay

    Routledge A Level Religious Studies: AS and Year One is an engaging and comprehensive textbook for the new 2016 OCR A Level Religious Studies syllabus. Structured closely around the OCR specification, this textbook covers philosophy, ethics and Christianity, in an engaging and student-friendly way.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Early Church and the Afterlife

    Post-death existence in Athenagoras, Tertullian, Origen and the Letter to Rheginos

    By David Rankin

    The resurrection of the dead was, as Tertullian says, ‘the chief article of the whole Christian faith’ (De resurrectione 39.3) and one of those beliefs which most distinguished Christian thought from much other contemporary thinking. This book looks at the way in which post-death existence is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • A Poetics of Church

    Reading and Writing Sacred Spaces of Poetic Dwelling

    By Jennifer Reek

    This innovative book aims to create a ‘poetics of Church’ and a ‘religious imaginary’ as alternatives to more institutional and conventional ways of thinking and of being ‘Church’. Structured as a spiritual and literary journey, the work moves from models of the institutional Catholic Church into…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Upanisads

    A Complete Guide

    Edited by Signe Cohen

    The Upaniṣads are among the most sacred foundational scriptures in the Hindu religion. Composed from 800 BCE onwards and making up part of the larger Vedic corpus, they offer the reader "knowledge lessons" on life, death, and immortality. While they are essential to understanding Hinduism and Asian…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Decline of Established Christianity in the Western World

    Interpretations and Responses

    Edited by Paul Silas Peterson

    While Church attendance in the West is often cited as being in decline, it is argued that this only applies to the older established forms of the Church. Other expressions of the faith are, in fact, stable or even growing. This volume provides multidisciplinary interpretations of and responses to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • Religious and Spiritual Groups in Modern America

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Ellwood

    This text explores the major new or unconventional religions and spiritual movements in America that exist outside the Judeo-Christian tradition.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge