Religion: New Religious Movements

  • Inochentism and Orthodox Christianity: Religious Dissent in the Russian and Romanian Borderlands book cover

    Inochentism and Orthodox Christianity

    Religious Dissent in the Russian and Romanian Borderlands, 1st Edition

    By James A. Kapaló

    This book explores the history and evolution of Inochentism, a controversial new religious movement that emerged in the Russian and Romanian borderlands of what is now Moldova and Ukraine in the context of the Russian revolutionary period. It centres around the charismatic preaching of Inochentie,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Reimagining God and Resacralisation book cover

    Reimagining God and Resacralisation

    1st Edition

    By Alexa Blonner

    This book shows that widespread resacralisation has been taking place, which is producing new ways of perceiving God and the divine. The last century has seen unmistakable changes in religious practices and the concept of spirituality right across the world. There was a broad expectation for much…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Cultivation of Conformity: Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularisation book cover

    The Cultivation of Conformity

    Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularisation, 1st Edition

    By Pink Dandelion

    This book explores the inter-relationship between religious groups and wider society and examines the way religious groups change in relation to societal norms, potentially to the point of undergoing processes of ‘internal secularisation’ within secular and secularist cultures. Received…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set collects together in 19 volumes a wealth of texts on Sociology of Religion. An invaluable reference resource, it contains classic books on a wide range of topics, including: religion and violence, religion and family life, religion and society, culture and class.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Religion and Social Class: The Disruption Years in Aberdeen book cover

    Religion and Social Class

    The Disruption Years in Aberdeen, 1st Edition

    By A. Allan MacLaren

    This book, first published in 1974, shows how social class and origins in mid-nineteenth century Aberdeen were reflected in religious belief and observance, and how in turn this acted as a catalyst for change in society. Through a detailed analysis of this topic, particularly in relation to the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Religion and the Family: Youth and the Gang Instinct book cover

    Religion and the Family

    Youth and the Gang Instinct, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Hoyland

    The purpose of this book, first published in 1945, is to consider the problem of religion in its relation to the family. Even in 1945 there had been much talk regarding the break-up of family life and the weakening of parental control, and this book examines the role of religion in the social…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • The Paranormal and Popular Culture: A Postmodern Religious Landscape book cover

    The Paranormal and Popular Culture

    A Postmodern Religious Landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darryl Caterine, John W. Morehead

    Interest in preternatural and supernatural themes has revitalized the Gothic tale, renewed explorations of psychic powers and given rise to a host of social and religious movements based upon claims of the fantastical. And yet, in spite of this widespread enthusiasm, the academic world has been…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Formatting Religion: Across Politics, Education, Media, and Law book cover

    Formatting Religion

    Across Politics, Education, Media, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marius Timmann Mjaaland

    To talk about religion is to talk about politics, identity, terrorism, migration, gender, and a host of other aspects of society. This volume examines and engages with larger debates around religion and proposes a new approach that moves beyond the usual binaries to analyse its role in our…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • The Gnostic World book cover

    The Gnostic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston

    The Gnostic World is an outstanding guide to Gnosticism, written by a distinguished international team of experts to explore Gnostic movements from the distant past until today. These themes are examined across sixty-seven chapters in a variety of contexts, from the ancient pre-Christian to the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East: Mapping and Monitoring book cover

    Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East

    Mapping and Monitoring, 1st Edition

    Edited by George D. Chryssides

    Minority religions, not only New Religious Movements, are explored in this innovative book including the predicament of ancient religions such as Zoroastrianism, ‘old new’ religions such as Baha’i, and traditional religions that are minorities elsewhere. The book is divided into two parts: the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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