Religion: Religion & Economics

  • Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought book cover

    Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Joost Hengstmengel

    In this important volume, Joost Hengstmengel examines the doctrine of divine providence and how it served as explanation and justification in economic debates in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries throughout Western Europe. The author discusses five different areas in which God was…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Religion and Politics Under Capitalism: A Humanistic Approach to the Terminology book cover

    Religion and Politics Under Capitalism

    A Humanistic Approach to the Terminology, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Arvidsson

    This book relates some of the major trends within religion and politics to offer a historical framework with which to assess their interactions and a point of departure for studies to come. The study of the interrelationship between contemporary religious practice and modern politics is divided…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Development Across Faith Boundaries book cover

    Development Across Faith Boundaries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Ware, Matthew Clarke

    Faith-based organisations (FBOs) have long been recognised as having an advantage in delivering programs and interventions amongst communities of the same faith. However, many FBOs today work across a variety of contexts, including with local partners and communities of different faiths. Likewise,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Islamic Banking in Pakistan: Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic book cover

    Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic, 1st Edition

    By Feisal Khan

    Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) has become a growing force over the past three decades, with Pakistan being one of the IBF pioneers by converting to an ‘interest-free’ banking system in 1985. However, since independence in 1947, there has been continual tension over Pakistan’s essential character…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04

  • Myth and Solidarity in the Modern World: Beyond Religious and Political Division book cover

    Myth and Solidarity in the Modern World

    Beyond Religious and Political Division, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Stacey

    In the context of the rise of reactionary politics across the globe, this book seeks new ways of developing solidarity across religious, political and economic differences. Drawing on an increasingly influential Christian theological movement, postliberalism, it claims that the dominance of liberal…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Spirit and Capital in an Age of Inequality book cover

    Spirit and Capital in an Age of Inequality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert P. Jones, Ted A. Smith

    Spirit and Capital in an Age of Inequality brings together a diverse group of scholars, activists and public intellectuals to consider one of the most pressing issues of our time: increasing inequalities of income and wealth that grate against justice and erode the bonds that hold society together.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08

  • Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice: Owning and Consuming book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice

    Owning and Consuming, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie, Michael Trainor

    This book compares our contemporary preoccupation with ownership and consumption with the role of property and possessions in the biblical world, contending that Christian theology provides a valuable entry point to discussing the issue of private property—a neoliberal tool with the capacity to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Theology and Civil Society book cover

    Theology and Civil Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Pemberton

    From food banks to migrant welcome committees, and community organisers to internet based campaigners, civil society is central to the North Atlantic social landscape. Theology and Civil Society advances our understanding of what civil society is and offers a theologically informed re-imagining of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Political Economy as Natural Theology: Smith, Malthus and Their Followers book cover

    Political Economy as Natural Theology

    Smith, Malthus and Their Followers, 1st Edition

    By Paul Oslington

    Since the early 20th century, economics has been the dominant discourse in English-speaking countries, displacing Christian theology from its previous position of authority. This path-breaking book is a major contribution to the interdisciplinary dialogue between economics and religion. Oslington…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Making Sense of the Secular: Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia book cover

    Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Islam, Standards, and Technoscience: In Global Halal Zones book cover

    Islam, Standards, and Technoscience

    In Global Halal Zones, 1st Edition

    By Johan Fischer

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Market and Temple Fairs of Rural China: Red Fire book cover

    The Market and Temple Fairs of Rural China

    Red Fire, 1st Edition

    By Gene Cooper

    During the early communist period of the 1950s, temple fairs in China were both suppressed and secularized. Temples were closed down by the secular regime and their activities classified as feudal superstition and this process only intensified during the Cultural Revolution when even the surviving…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Asia's Transformations

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