Religion: Christianity

  • The Dilemma of Faith in Modern Japanese Literature: Metaphors of Christianity book cover

    The Dilemma of Faith in Modern Japanese Literature

    Metaphors of Christianity

    By Massimiliano Tomasi

    This original work is the first book-length study to explore the links between Christianity and modern Japanese literature. Analyzing the process of conversion of well-known canonical authors of the 19th and 20th centuries, this book unveils the significant influence that the Christian…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Orthodox Christian Material Culture: Of People and Things in the Making of Heaven book cover

    Orthodox Christian Material Culture

    Of People and Things in the Making of Heaven

    By Timothy Carroll

    Although much has been written on the making of art objects as a means of engaging in creative productions of the self (most famously Alfred Gell’s work), there has been very little written on Orthodox Christianity and its use of material within religious self-formation. Eastern Orthodox…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Postsecular Geographies: Re-envisioning politics, subjectivity and ethics book cover

    Postsecular Geographies

    Re-envisioning politics, subjectivity and ethics

    By Chris Baker, Paul Cloke, Andrew Williams

    Over recent years there has been a surge of interest in postsecularity. The complex blurring of sacred-secular boundaries has found new expression in particular areas of the public life of cities, with the unexpected resilience and mutation of religion as a powerful political, cultural and global…

    Hardback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

    Edited by Robin M. Jensen, Mark D. Ellison

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second through the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essays that discuss specific media of visual…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Invitation to Research in Practical Theology book cover

    Invitation to Research in Practical Theology

    By Zoë Bennett, Elaine Graham, Stephen Pattison, Heather Walton

    Practical theology as a subject area has grown and become more sophisticated in its methods and self-understanding over the last few decades. In doing so, it has become increasingly methodologically sophisticated and theoretically self-aware. This book provides a complete and original research…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Paul Tillich: Theologian of Culture book cover

    Paul Tillich

    Theologian of Culture

    By Russell Re Manning

    Paul Tillich:Theologian of Culture provides an accessible account of the nature and development of Tillich’s thought. Written by a leading scholar and biographer of Tillich, this book presents a new interpretation of Tillich as first and foremost a theologian of culture. Concerned with Tillich’s…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition: Early, Medieval, and Modern Perspectives book cover

    Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition

    Early, Medieval, and Modern Perspectives

    By Alexis Torrance, Symeon Paschalidis

    Bringing together international scholars from across a range of linked disciplines (theology, history, Byzantine studies and philosophy) to examine the concept of the person in the Greek Christian East, Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition stretches in its scope from the New Testament to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Religion and Social Reconstruction in Africa book cover

    Religion and Social Reconstruction in Africa

    Edited by Elias Kifon Bongmba

    Religion has played a major role in both the division and unification of peoples and countries within Africa. Its capacity to cause, and to heal, societal rifts has been well documented. This book addresses this powerful societal force, and explores the implications of a theology of reconstruction,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • God’s Song and Music’s Meanings: How Shall we Sing the Lord’s Song? book cover

    God’s Song and Music’s Meanings

    How Shall we Sing the Lord’s Song?

    Edited by James Hawkey, Ben Quash, Vernon White

    The public making of music in our society happens more often in the context of chapels, churches and cathedrals than anywhere else. The command to sing and make music to God makes music an essential part of the DNA of Christian worship. Taking seriously the practice and not just the theory of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Food, Farming and Religion: Emerging Ethical Perspectives book cover

    Food, Farming and Religion

    Emerging Ethical Perspectives

    By Gretel Van Wieren

    Although the religious and ethical consideration of food and eating is not a new phenomenon, the debate about food and eating today is distinctly different from most of what has preceded it in the history of Western culture. Yet the field of environmental ethics, especially religious approaches to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Philosophical Essays Against Open Theism book cover

    Philosophical Essays Against Open Theism

    Edited by Benjamin H. Arbour

    This new collection of philosophically rigorous essays critiques the interpretation of divine omniscience known as open theism, focusing primarily on philosophically motivated open theism and positing arguments that reject divine knowledge of future contingents in the face of the dilemma of freedom…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Christianity in Tropical Africa: Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965 book cover

    Christianity in Tropical Africa

    Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965

    Edited by C. G. Baëta

    Originally published in 1968 this volume discusses the issues and problems relevant to Christianity in Tropical Africa. It includes historical studies of the earlier Catholic and Protestant missions and their relationship with African communities, traders and colonial administrations; the social…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

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