Religion: Religion in Context

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 22 book cover

    Jewish Law Annual Volume 22

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 22 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 21 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in Jewish law.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • The End of Religion: Toward a Feminist Re-invention of the State book cover

    The End of Religion

    Toward a Feminist Re-invention of the State

    Edited by Naomi Goldenberg, Kathleen McPhillips

    The End of Religion takes seriously the visionary call by Gayatri Spivak and Judith Butler to re-invent the state devoid of nationalisms and fascisms as a feminist goal. There is a need to challenge the creation and positioning of religion by the state as a protected bastion that is shielded from…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Women Pioneers in Continental European Methodism, 1869-1939 book cover

    Women Pioneers in Continental European Methodism, 1869-1939

    Edited by Paul W. Chilcote, Ulrike Schuler

    Despite the fact that women are often mentioned as having played instrumental roles in the establishment of Methodism on the Continent of Europe, very little detail concerning the women has ever been provided to add texture to this historical tapestry. This book of essays redresses this by…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Christ the Tragedy of God: A Theological Consideration of Tragedy book cover

    Christ the Tragedy of God

    A Theological Consideration of Tragedy

    By Kevin Taylor

    The collection of texts that form the Bible include many different genres of writing. Alongside historical narrative is poetry, legislation, prophecy, letters, and more, each requiring their own critical approach. Consequently, Christian theology needs to have at its disposal the appropriate…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Relations and Animism: Personhood and Materiality book cover

    Rethinking Relations and Animism

    Personhood and Materiality

    Edited by Miguel Astor-Aguilera, Graham Harvey

    Animism, as related to personhood, has again become a major topic of interest to scholars in a variety of disciplines. Recent debates about persons, materiality, ontology and animism have led to a greater emphasis on the function of relationality when exploring means of knowing. In this collection…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • The Desecularisation of the City: London’s Churches 1980 to the Present book cover

    The Desecularisation of the City

    London’s Churches 1980 to the Present

    Edited by David Goodhew, Anthony-Paul Cooper

    For many years, it has been widely reported that church attendance in the West has been in decline. However, there are some significant exceptions to this trend, and many of them have occurred, perhaps unexpectedly, in major cities. The Desecularisation of the City provides the first academic…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Elie Wiesel: Humanist Messenger for Peace book cover

    Elie Wiesel

    Humanist Messenger for Peace

    By Alan L. Berger

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Women, Violence, and the Islamic State: Resurrecting the Caliphate through Femicide book cover

    Women, Violence, and the Islamic State

    Resurrecting the Caliphate through Femicide

    By V.G. Julie Rajan

    This book explores the self-proclaimed Islamic State’s (IS) perspectives on and violence against women. Since its inception and subsequent rise to power, the IS has established a reputation of ethnic and religiously motivated intolerance and violence. This book highlights how this also extends to a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Patriarchal Structures and Ethnicity in the Italian Community in Britain book cover

    Patriarchal Structures and Ethnicity in the Italian Community in Britain

    By Azadeh Medaglia

    Title first published in 2001. Retracing the history of the Italian Diaspora community in Britain from the eighteenth century to today, this book examines the immigrants’ way of life, patterns of occupation, gender relations and modes of integration in the host country. It also explores the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reinventing Christianity: Nineteenth-Century Contexts book cover

    Reinventing Christianity

    Nineteenth-Century Contexts

    Edited by Linda Woodhead

    This title was first published in 2001. 'An age of faith or an age of doubt?'- the question has dominated study of Christianity in the Victorian era. Reinventing Christianity offers a fresh analysis of the vitality and variety of Christianity in Britain and America in the Victorian era. Part One…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sin and Forgiveness: New Responses in a Changing World book cover

    Sin and Forgiveness

    New Responses in a Changing World

    By Kay Carmichael

    This title was first published in 2003.  If hopes of redemption go too, will revenge take the place of forgiveness? Kay Carmichael explores these dilemmas in this topical and provocative book. Western attitudes to crime were in the past rooted in concepts of sin, and therefore of hopes for…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women's Life Writing in Early Modern Scotland: Writing the Evangelical Self, c. 1670-c. 1730 book cover

    Women's Life Writing in Early Modern Scotland

    Writing the Evangelical Self, c. 1670-c. 1730

    Edited by David George Mullan

    This title was first published in 2003.This edition presents writings by early modern Scottish women about women-namely themselves. From about 1660, Scottish women began to express themselves, sometimes extensively, in religious prose. Here David Mullan showcases selections of these women's…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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