Religion: Collections

Religion Textbooks Collection New and Key Titles

Study of Religion

  • Religious Studies: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Carl Olson

    Religious Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible, A-Z resource, defining and explaining key terms and ideas central to the study of religion. Exploring broad and recurring themes which are applicable in both eastern and western religions, cross-cultural examples are provided for each term to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion

    2nd Edition

    By Craig Martin

    A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion introduces the key concepts and theories from religious studies that are necessary for a full understanding of the complex relations between religion and society. The aim is to provide readers with an arsenal of critical concepts for studying…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge

  • Religious Ways of Experiencing Life

    A Global and Narrative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Carl Olson

    Religious Ways of Experiencing Life: A Global and Narrative Approach surveys world religions, using the narratives and discourses of each tradition to describe it in its own terms. Carl Olson examines each tradition’s practices, teachings, material culture, roles of women, and path to salvation, as…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16
    Routledge

  • Engaging with Living Religion

    A Guide to Fieldwork in the Study of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Stephen E. Gregg, Lynne Scholefield

    Understanding living religion requires students to experience everyday religious practice in diverse environments and communities. This guide provides the ideal introduction to fieldwork and the study of religion outside the lecture theatre. Covering theoretical and practical dimensions of research…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Hip Hop and Religion Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica R Miller, Anthony B. Pinn

    Edited by two recognized scholars of African-American religion and culture, this reader, the first of its kind, provides the essential texts for an important and emerging field of study – religion and hip hop. Until now, the discipline of religious studies lacked a consistent and coherent text that…

    Paperback – 2014-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Study of Religion: A Reader

    1st Edition

    By John S. Harding, Hillary P. Rodrigues

    This collection illustrates the spectrum of ideas that people throughout history have had when considering how to understand and study religion. The editors present a selection of key writings that reflect a broad range of voices on the nature and practice of the discipline. Religious studies draws…

    Paperback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge

  • Understanding Religion and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Ray Clark, Dan W. Clanton Jr.

    This introductory text provides students with a 'toolbox' of approaches for analyzing religion and popular culture. It encourages readers to think critically about the ways in which popular cultural practices and products, especially those considered as forms of entertainment, are laden with…

    Paperback – 2012-04-19
    Routledge

  • Religion and Change in Modern Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Woodhead, Rebecca Catto

    This book offers a fully up-to-date and comprehensive guide to religion in Britain since 1945. A team of leading scholars provide a fresh analysis and overview, with a particular focus on diversity and change. They examine: relations between religious and secular beliefs and institutions the…

    Paperback – 2012-02-14
    Routledge

  • Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion

    1st Edition

    By Gary Kessler

    Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion is an accessible guide to the most important and widely studied theorists on religion of the last 300 years. Arranged chronologically, the book explores the lives, works and ideas of key writers across a truly interdisciplinary range, from sociologists to…

    Paperback – 2011-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion

    2nd Edition

    Edited by John Hinnells

    The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion is a major resource for courses in Religious Studies. It begins by explaining the most important methodological approaches to religion, including psychology, philosophy, anthropology and comparative study, before moving on to explore a wide variety…

    Paperback – 2009-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • Introduction to the Study of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Hillary P. Rodrigues, John S. Harding

    Why do people study religion? How have they studied it in the past? How do we study religion today? Is the academic study of religion the same as religious education? These and many other questions are addressed in this engaging introduction to the discipline of religious studies, written by two…

    Paperback – 2008-08-20
    Routledge

  • Religion: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Malory Nye

    From the local to the global level, religion is – more than ever – an important and hotly debated part of modern life in the twenty-first century. From silver rings to ringtones and from clubs to headscarves, we often find the cultural role and discussion of religion in unexpected ways.…

    Paperback – 2008-05-08
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Women's Studies in Religion

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen McIntosh, Kate Bagley

    Women's Studies in Religion:  A Multicultural Reader uses essays written by today's most respected feminist voices to examine the impact of contemporary feminism on the practice and study of religion. Many in the field have expressed the need for a reader that is both accessible to…

    Paperback – 2006-02-13
    Routledge