Religion: New Religious Movements

  • What is Mormonism?: A Student's Introduction book cover

    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

  • New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam book cover

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

    Edited by Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the nature and influence of the Nation of Islam (NOI), bringing fresh insights to areas that have previously been overlooked in the scholarship of Elijah Muhammad’s NOI, the Imam W.D. Mohammed community and Louis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Religion in the Twenty-First Century

    By Mary Pat Fisher

    Religion in the Twenty-First Century is a unique and informative survey of the global religious situation as we enter the new millennium. Through a thematic and people-oriented approach, this book provides a valuable introduction to a variety of new religious movements - whether founded as…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge
    Religions of the World

  • Religion and Media in China: Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong book cover

    Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • The Occult World book cover

    The Occult World

    Edited by Christopher Partridge

    This volume presents students and scholars with a comprehensive overview of the fascinating world of the occult. It explores the history of Western occultism, from ancient and medieval sources via the Renaissance, right up to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and contemporary occultism.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    Edited by Willis J. Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim

    The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Jung's Wandering Archetype: Race and religion in analytical psychology book cover

    Jung's Wandering Archetype

    Race and religion in analytical psychology

    By Carrie B. Dohe

    Is the Germanic god Wotan (Odin) really an archaic archetype of the Spirit? Was the Third Reich at first a collective individuation process? After Friedrich Nietzsche heralded the "death of God," might the divine have been reborn as a collective form of self-redemption on German soil and in the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Sojourner Truth: Prophet of Social Justice book cover

    Sojourner Truth

    Prophet of Social Justice

    By Isabelle Kinnard Richman

    Although Sojourner Truth was born into bondage and oppression, in liberation she emerged as a leader in the most radical causes of her era. She travelled the country as an outspoken and riveting presence, battling for the abolition of slavery and for women’s suffrage. While her role in these…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Religions in the Modern World: Traditions and Transformations book cover

    Religions in the Modern World

    Traditions and Transformations, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Linda Woodhead, Christopher Partridge, Hiroko Kawanami

    Religions in the Modern World: Traditions and Transformations, Third Edition is the ideal textbook for those coming to the study of religion for the first time, as well as for those who wish to keep up-to-date with the latest perspectives in the field. This third edition contains new and upgraded…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Radical Religion and Violence: Theory and Case Studies book cover

    Radical Religion and Violence

    Theory and Case Studies

    By Jeffrey Kaplan

    Jeffrey Kaplan has been one of the most influential scholars of new religious movements, extremism and terrorism. His pioneering use of interpretive fieldwork among radical and violent subcultures opened up new fields of scholarship and vastly increased our understanding of the beliefs and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Christian Goddess Spirituality: Enchanting Christianity book cover

    Christian Goddess Spirituality

    Enchanting Christianity

    By Mary Ann Beavis

    This monograph focuses on "Christian Goddess Spirituality" (CGS), the phenomenon of (mostly) women who combine Christianity and Goddess Spirituality, including Wicca/Witchcraft. Mary Ann Beavis’s study provides ethnographic data and analysis on the lived religious experience of CGS practitioners,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • The Problem of Invented Religions book cover

    The Problem of Invented Religions

    Edited by Steven J. Sutcliffe, Carole M Cusack

    Invented religions have been described as modern religions which advertise their invented status and reject traditional strategies of authorisation. But what does it mean for a religious formation to be ‘made up’, and how might this status affect perceptions of its legitimacy or authenticity in…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

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