Religion: Religion in America

  • Escape into a Labyrinth: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catholic Sensibility, and the American Way book cover

    Escape into a Labyrinth

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catholic Sensibility, and the American Way, 1st Edition

    By Benita A. Moore

    This title, originally published in 1988, examines F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Catholic roots and his repudiation of those roots in pursuit of the American dream. The study aims to suggest that an investigation of Fitzgerald’s basic cultural and religious milieu might illuminate what he wrote, and may…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • Celebrity Morals and the Loss of Religious Authority book cover

    Celebrity Morals and the Loss of Religious Authority

    1st Edition

    By John Portmann

    This book examines American popular culture to demonstrate that celebrities have superseded religious figures as moral authorities. As trust in religious institutions has waned over recent decades, the once frivolous entertainment fringe has become the moral center. Young people and voters…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • American Catholic Bishops and the Politics of Scandal: Rhetoric of Authority book cover

    American Catholic Bishops and the Politics of Scandal

    Rhetoric of Authority, 1st Edition

    By Meaghan O'Keefe

    This book explores the rhetoric and public communication of the Catholic Church in the United States in the wake of the sexual abuse scandals and offers a demonstration of how large organizations negotiate a loss of public trust while retaining political power. While the Catholic Church remains a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Creating Church Online: Ritual, Community and New Media book cover

    Creating Church Online

    Ritual, Community and New Media, 1st Edition

    By Tim Hutchings

    Online churches are internet-based Christian communities, pursuing worship, discussion, friendship, support, proselytization, and other key religious goals through computer-mediated communication. Hundreds of thousands of people are now involved with online congregations, generating new kinds of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Bible and Digital Millennials book cover

    The Bible and Digital Millennials

    1st Edition

    By David G. Ford, Joshua L. Mann, Peter M. Phillips

    The Bible and Digital Millennials explores the place of the Bible in the lives of 18 to 35 year-olds who have been born into the digital age. As the use of digital media becomes increasingly pervasive, it should follow that it will have a significant effect on people’s engagement with religion and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • Government Surveillance of Religious Expression: Mormons, Quakers, and Muslims in the United States book cover

    Government Surveillance of Religious Expression

    Mormons, Quakers, and Muslims in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Montalbano

    Recent revelations about government surveillance of citizens have led to questions about whether there should be better defined boundaries around privacy. Should government officials have the right to specifically target certain groups for extended surveillance? United States municipal, territorial…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Christian Mysticism’s Queer Flame: Spirituality in the Lives of Contemporary Gay Men book cover

    Christian Mysticism’s Queer Flame

    Spirituality in the Lives of Contemporary Gay Men, 1st Edition

    By Michael Bernard Kelly

    Is the Christian mystical tradition a relic of another time, shaped by celibates for celibates, unable to engage meaningfully with people of our time who embrace their corporeality and sexuality as crucial aspects of their journey towards union with God? This book reflects in serious theological…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Methodist Worship: Mediating the Wesleyan Liturgical Heritage book cover

    Methodist Worship

    Mediating the Wesleyan Liturgical Heritage, 1st Edition

    By R. Matthew Sigler

    What makes Methodist worship "Methodist" or "Wesleyan?" How do Methodists evaluate emerging forms of worship in light of their own liturgical heritage? This book considers these questions by bringing to light the work and significance of three Methodist liturgists who have until now received…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Lyden, Eric Michael Mazur

    Religion and popular culture is a fast-growing field that spans a variety of disciplines. This volume offers the first real survey of the field to date and provides a guide for the work of future scholars. It explores: key issues of definition and of methodology religious encounters with popular…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • Being Spiritual but Not Religious: Past, Present, Future(s) book cover

    Being Spiritual but Not Religious

    Past, Present, Future(s), 1st Edition

    Edited by William B. Parsons

    In its most general sense, the term "Spiritual but Not Religious" denotes those who, on the one hand, are disillusioned with traditional institutional religion and, on the other hand, feel that those same traditions contain deep wisdom about the human condition. This edited collection speaks to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Atheist Exceptionalism: Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court book cover

    Atheist Exceptionalism

    Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court, 1st Edition

    By Ethan G. Quillen

    Due to its Constitution, and particularly to that Constitution’s First Amendment, the relationship between religion and politics in the United States is rather unusual. This is especially the case concerning the manner with which religious terminology is defined via the discourse adopted by the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Religion and Reality TV: Faith in Late Capitalism book cover

    Religion and Reality TV

    Faith in Late Capitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mara Einstein, Katherine Madden, Diane Winston

    Why is reality television flourishing in today's expanding media market? Religion and Reality TV: Faith in Late Capitalism argues that the reality genre offers answers to many of life's urgent questions: Why am I important? What gives my life meaning? How do I present my best self to the world?…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

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