Religion: Religion & Politics

  • Entering Religious Minds: The Social Study of Worldviews book cover

    Entering Religious Minds

    The Social Study of Worldviews, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mona Kanwal Sheikh, Mark Juergensmeyer

    Led by Mona Kanwal Sheikh and Mark Juergensmeyer, nine authors journey into the worlds of unusual, sometimes violent religious groups. Together, these original first-person contributions provide an integrated, problem-solving approach to field research in religious extremism, illustrating…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 

  • The Interfaith Movement: Mobilising Religious Diversity in the 21st Century book cover

    The Interfaith Movement

    Mobilising Religious Diversity in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Fahy, Jan-Jonathan Bock

    Although its beginnings can be traced back to the late 19th century, the interfaith movement has only recently begun to attract mainstream attention, with governments, religious leaders and grassroots activists around the world increasingly turning to interfaith dialogue and collective action to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
    Social Movements in the 21st Century: New Paradigms

  • Religion and the Rise of Populism book cover

    Religion and the Rise of Populism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Nilsson DeHanas, Marat Shterin

    Populism is on the rise around the world. Since 2016, with the US presidential election and the Brexit debate in the UK, populism has taken a central place in global discussions on democracy. This book aims to correct the fact that, although religion has played a key role in populism in many…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 

  • Christianity and the Triumph of Humor: From Dante to David Javerbaum book cover

    Christianity and the Triumph of Humor

    From Dante to David Javerbaum, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Schweizer

    This book traces the development of religious comedy and leverages that history to justify today’s uses of religious humor in all of its manifestations, including irreverent jokes. It argues that regulating humor is futile and counterproductive, illustrating its point with a host of comedic…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Global Protestant Missions: Politics, Reform, and Communication, 1730s-1930s book cover

    Global Protestant Missions

    Politics, Reform, and Communication, 1730s-1930s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenna M. Gibbs

    The book investigates facets of global Protestantism through Anglican, Quaker, Episcopalian, Moravian, Lutheran Pietist, and Pentecostal missions to enslaved and indigenous peoples and political reform endeavours in a global purview that spans the 1730s to the 1930s. The book uses key examples to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • Religious Entrepreneurism in China’s Urban House Churches: The Rise and Fall of Early Rain Reformed Presbyterian Church book cover

    Religious Entrepreneurism in China’s Urban House Churches

    The Rise and Fall of Early Rain Reformed Presbyterian Church, 1st Edition

    By Li Ma

    This book offers a unique historical documentation of the development of the ambitious religious entrepreneurism by leaders of the Early Rain church (and later Western China Presbytery leadership), in an effort to gain social influence in China through local institution-building and global public…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Role of Religion in Gender-Based Violence, Immigration, and Human Rights book cover

    The Role of Religion in Gender-Based Violence, Immigration, and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Nyangweso, Jacob K. Olupona

    This book builds on work that examines the interactions between immigration and gender-based violence, to explore how both the justification and condemnation of violence in the name of religion further complicates our societal relationships. Violence has been described as a universal challenge that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Diversity of Nonreligion: Normativities and Contested Relations book cover

    The Diversity of Nonreligion

    Normativities and Contested Relations, 1st Edition

    By Johannes Quack, Cora Schuh, Susanne Kind

    This book explores the relational dynamic of religious and nonreligious positions as well as the tensions between competing modes of nonreligion. Across the globe, individuals and communities are seeking to distinguish themselves in different ways from religion as they take on an identity…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Negotiating Religion and Development: Identity Construction and Contention in Bolivia book cover

    Negotiating Religion and Development

    Identity Construction and Contention in Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Arnhild Leer-Helgesen

    This book argues that relationships between religion and development in faith-based development work are constructed through repeated processes of negotiation. Rather than being a neat and tidy relationship, faith-based development work is complex and multifaceted: an ongoing series of negotiations…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law: Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States book cover

    Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law

    Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bacquet

    In contemporary pluralist states, where faith communities live together, different religious symbols and practices have to coexist. This may lead to conflicts between certain minority practices and the dominant majority, particularly around the manifestation of belief in the public domain which may…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Law and Religion

  • Regulating Religion: State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa book cover

    Regulating Religion

    State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Helena Van Coller

    This book focuses on government regulation of religious institutions in South Africa. PART 1 explains the meaning of government regulation for religious communities by providing a brief overview of the relationship between church and state, the right to freedom of religion and the legal status of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Fourth Secularisation: Autonomy of Individual Lifestyles book cover

    The Fourth Secularisation

    Autonomy of Individual Lifestyles, 1st Edition

    By Luigi Berzano

    This book examines recent forms of secularisation to demonstrate that we are now witnessing a "fourth secularisation": the autonomy of lifestyles. After introducing two initial secularising movements, from mythos to Logos and from Logos to Christianity, the book sets out how from Max Weber onwards…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge Focus on Religion

5Series in Religion & Politics

Product Search