Religion: Religion in Context

  • Religion in Japanese Daily Life book cover

    Religion in Japanese Daily Life

    By David Lewis

    Many books on religion in Japan consider the subject from the perspective of the major religions and how they have developed in Japan. This book, on the other hand, examines the lives of ordinary Japanese people, and their life cycles, and explores why they engage in religious activities. It…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Religion and Biology book cover

    Religion and Biology

    By Ernest E. Unwin

    First published in 1922, this book represents an attempt to outline the biological approach to the questions of religious thought. The author posits the book as a contribution to religious thought in relation to the purpose of God in Nature, providing readers with an overview of the advances and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Hybrid Christianity: Dalit Culture, Identity and Theology book cover

    Hybrid Christianity

    Dalit Culture, Identity and Theology

    By Anderson H.M. Jeremiah

    Commonly known as Dalits, or Untouchables, Paraiyar Christians are a large socially marginalised group living in India within a dynamic and complex social matrix dominated by the caste system. This book presents a detailed exploration of Paraiyar communities, focusing on their religious and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Reason, Community and Religious Tradition: Anselm's Argument and the Friars book cover

    Reason, Community and Religious Tradition

    Anselm's Argument and the Friars

    By Scott Matthews

    This title was first published in 2001: Reason, Community and Religious Tradition examines key questions about the relationship of rationality to its contexts by tracing the early history of the so-called 'ontological' argument. The book follows Anselm's Proslogion from its origins in the private,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Sacred Text to Internet: Volume 1 book cover

    From Sacred Text to Internet

    Volume 1

    Edited by Gwilym Beckerlegge

    This title was first published in 2001: From Sacred Text to Internet addresses two key issues affecting the global spread of religion: first, the impact of new media on the ways in which religious traditions present their messages, and second, the global relocation of religions in novel…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Embracing Sexuality: Authority and Experience in the Catholic Church book cover

    Embracing Sexuality

    Authority and Experience in the Catholic Church

    Edited by Joseph A. Selling

    Over the past few decades our experience and understanding of human sexuality has changed remarkably. The women's movement, the gay rights movement, and a growing social tolerance for diverse lifestyles - the landscape in which we view human sexuality - has been greatly altered. Cohabitation,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Alternative Religions: A Sociological Introduction book cover

    Alternative Religions

    A Sociological Introduction

    By Stephen J. Hunt

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Poetics of Critique: The Interdisciplinarity of Textuality book cover

    Poetics of Critique

    The Interdisciplinarity of Textuality

    By Andrew W. Hass

    Title first published in 2003. Poetics of Critique breaks new ground in its pursuit of a formal and critical language of interdisciplinarity. The "founding" disciplines within the humanities - theology, philosophy, and literature - are brought together here in a shared space, but one that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The 'Empty' Church Revisited book cover

    The 'Empty' Church Revisited

    2nd Edition

    By Robin Gill

    This title was first published in 2003. When did churches start to appear more empty than full - and why? The very physicality of largely empty churches and chapels in Britain plays a powerful role in popular perceptions of 'religion'. Empty churches are frequently cited in the media as evidence of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Catholic Ethic and Global Capitalism book cover

    The Catholic Ethic and Global Capitalism

    By Bryan Fields

    This title was first published in 2003. Fields traces the origins of recent economic growth in Ireland over a long period of development. In doing so, he opens up an old debate with new data, interpretations and evidence that will force many to question existing truths about the role of religion in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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