Religion: Religion in Context

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom: The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom book cover

    Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every successive generation finds fresh reasons for the study of natural law. Current interest in the natural law may well be due to a pervasive moral pessimism in the Western cultural context and wider contemporary geopolitical challenges. Those geopolitical challenges result from two significant…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Religions in Practice: An Approach to the Anthropology of Religion book cover

    Religions in Practice

    An Approach to the Anthropology of Religion, 7th Edition

    By John R. Bowen

    Religions in Practice provides a comprehensive and primarily theme-based overview for students who are being introduced to the anthropology of religion. While covering traditional topics like magic, witchcraft, and spiritual healing, the book also addresses key contemporary subjects such as…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    100 Cases

  • Cain, Abel, and the Politics of God: An Agambenian reading of Genesis 4:1-16 book cover

    Cain, Abel, and the Politics of God

    An Agambenian reading of Genesis 4:1-16

    By Julián Andrés González Holguín

    The Genesis story of Cain’s murder of Abel is often told as a simplistic contrast between the innocence of Abel and the evil of Cain. This book subverts that reading of the Biblical text by utilising Giorgio Agamben’s concepts of homo sacer, the state of exception and the idea of sovereignty to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • The Beginnings of Religion: An introductory and Scientific Study book cover

    The Beginnings of Religion

    An introductory and Scientific Study

    By E.O. James

    In this book, first published in 1948, an attempt has been made to provide an intelligible introduction to a somewhat complex aspect of scientific inquiry. And secondly, to construct a background of ‘primitive’ ritual and belief against which the more developed religions can be placed. This book is…

    Paperback – 2017-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • Political Catholicism and Euroscepticism: The Deviant Case of Poland in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Political Catholicism and Euroscepticism

    The Deviant Case of Poland in Comparative Perspective

    By Bartosz Napieralski

    This book explores the phenomena of both Political Catholicism and the growth of Euroscepticism across Eastern and Western Europe. It focuses in particular on Political Catholicism in Poland, but sets this in its wider European context. It examines the nature of Political Catholicism as a political…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • India and Turkey: Past Connections, Contemporary Debates book cover

    India and Turkey

    Past Connections, Contemporary Debates

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Using the inter-cultural dialogue signaled by such contacts as a starting point, this book builds on the historical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Sociology of Religion: A Reader book cover

    Sociology of Religion

    A Reader, 3rd Edition

    Edited by William Mirola, Susanne C Monahan, Michael Emerson

    A reader that seeks to explore the relationship between the structure and culture of religion and various elements of social life in the U.S., Sociology of Religion: A Reader, 3e is ideal as either a standalone reader or supplement to the text written by the same author team, Why Religion Matters.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • @ Worship: Liturgical Practices in Digital Worlds book cover

    @ Worship

    Liturgical Practices in Digital Worlds

    By Teresa Berger

    A host of both very old and entirely new liturgical practices have arisen in digital mediation, from the live-streaming of worship services and "pray-as-you-go" apps, to digital prayer chapels, virtual choirs and online pilgrimages. Cyberspace now even hosts communities of faith that exist entirely…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • Religion and the Public Sphere book cover

    Religion and the Public Sphere

    Edited by James Walters, Esther Kersley

    Religion and the Public Sphere looks at how religion has - and can - inform and contribute to the UK today. Each chapter explores a different theme or topic on the subject of religion in the public realm, from law, liberalism, the environment and security to the public participation of religious…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Federico Barocci: Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Federico Barocci

    Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy

    Edited by Judith W. Mann

    Reviewers of a recent exhibition termed Federico Barocci (ca. 1533-1612), 'the greatest artist you’ve never heard of'. One of the first original iconographers of the Counter Reformation, Barocci was a remarkably inventive religious painter and draftsman, and the first Italian artist to incorporate…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Schooling Indifference: Reimagining RE in multi-cultural and gendered spaces book cover

    Schooling Indifference

    Reimagining RE in multi-cultural and gendered spaces

    By John I'Anson, Alison Jasper

    This book is concerned with re-imagining Religious Education (RE) as this is practiced in schools, colleges and universities throughout the UK and in a wide variety of international educational contexts. On the basis of a critical analysis of current theory and practice in RE the authors argue…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Religious Liberty and the Law: Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives book cover

    Religious Liberty and the Law

    Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives

    Edited by Angus J. L. Menuge

    Questions of religious liberty have become flashpoints of controversy in virtually every area of life around the world. Despite protection of religious liberty at both supranational and individual state levels, there is an increasing number of conflicts concerning the proper way to recognize…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

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