Religion: Events

BSA Sociology of Religion Group

2017Jul. 12th14th

Location: Leeds, UK

If you're going to the BSA Sociology of Religion Group conference in July, then we'd love to see you at our stand. There you'll be able to take advantage of a special conference discount when you order our new and recently published books.

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  • The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying

    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 – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • Grounding Religion

    A Field Guide to the Study of Religion and Ecology, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Whitney A. Bauman, Richard Bohannon, Kevin J. O'Brien

    Now in its second edition, Grounding Religion explores relationships between the environment and religious beliefs and practices. Established scholars introduce students to the ways in which religion shapes human–earth relations, surveying a series of questions about how the religious world…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • Judaism

    History, Belief and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    This newly revised all-encompassing textbook is a guide to the history, beliefs and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the rise of medieval Judaism in Islamic and Christian…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • What is Mormonism?

    A Student's Introduction

    By Patrick Q. Mason

    What is Mormonism? A Student’s Introduction is an easy-to-read and informative overview of the religion founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. This short and lively book covers Mormonism’s history, core beliefs, rituals, and devotional practices, as well as the impact on the daily lives of its followers.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge

  • Buddhism

    A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation

    By David Burton

    Buddhism, in its diverse forms and throughout its long history, has had a profound influence on Asian cultures and the lives of countless individuals. In recent times, it has also attracted great interest among people in other parts of the world, including philosophers. Buddhist traditions often…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Investigating Philosophy of Religion

  • Islam in Historical Perspective

    2nd Edition

    By Alexander Knysh

    Islam in Historical Perspective provides readers with an introduction to Islam, Islamic history and societies with carefully selected historical and scriptural evidence that enables them to form a comprehensive and balanced vision of Islam’s rise and evolution across the centuries and up to the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Religion in America: The Basics

    By Michael Pasquier

    Religion in America: The Basics is a concise introduction to the historical development of religions in the United States. It is an invitation to explore the complex tapestry of religious beliefs and practices that shaped life in North America from the colonial encounters of the fifteenth century…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
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    The Basics