Religion: Religion in Britain

  • Women in British Buddhism: Commitment, Connection, Community book cover

    Women in British Buddhism

    Commitment, Connection, Community, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Starkey

    Based on detailed ethnographic research, this book explores the varied experiences of women who have converted to Buddhism in contemporary Britain and analyses the implications of their experiences for understanding the translation and transference of Buddhist practices temporally and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Racialization, Islamophobia and Mistaken Identity: The Sikh Experience book cover

    Racialization, Islamophobia and Mistaken Identity

    The Sikh Experience, 1st Edition

    By Jagbir Jhutti-Johal, Hardeep Singh

    Exploring the issue of Islamophobic attacks against Sikhs since 9/11, this book explains the historical, religious and legal foundations and frameworks for understanding race hate crime against the Sikh community in the UK. Focusing on the backlash that Sikhs in the UK have faced since 9/11, the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Theologising Brexit: A Liberationist and Postcolonial Critique book cover

    Theologising Brexit

    A Liberationist and Postcolonial Critique, 1st Edition

    By Anthony G. Reddie

    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the theological challenge presented by the new post-Brexit epoch. The referendum vote for Britain to leave the European Union has led to a seismic shift in the ways in which parts of the British population view and judge their compatriots. The subsequent…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Cultivation of Conformity: Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularisation book cover

    The Cultivation of Conformity

    Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularisation, 1st Edition

    By Pink Dandelion

    This book explores the inter-relationship between religious groups and wider society and examines the way religious groups change in relation to societal norms, potentially to the point of undergoing processes of ‘internal secularisation’ within secular and secularist cultures. Received…

    Paperback – 2019-04-26 

  • 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

  • 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 Focus on Religion

  • Women Choosing Silence: Relationality and Transformation in Spiritual Practice book cover

    Women Choosing Silence

    Relationality and Transformation in Spiritual Practice, 1st Edition

    By Alison Woolley

    Silence is long-established as a spiritual discipline amongst people of faith. However, its examination tends to focus on depictions within texts emerging from religious life and the development of its practices. Latterly, feminist theologians have also highlighted the silencing of women within…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • The Desecularisation of the City: London’s Churches, 1980 to the Present book cover

    The Desecularisation of the City

    London’s Churches, 1980 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Goodhew, Anthony-Paul Cooper

    Major cities have long been seen as centres of secularisation. However, the number of congregations in London grew by 50% between 1979 and the present. London’s churches have been characterised more by growth than by decline in the decades since 1980. The Desecularisation of the City provides…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Young People’s Attitudes to Religious Diversity book cover

    Young People’s Attitudes to Religious Diversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Arweck

    Investigating the hitherto unexplored topic of how young people understand and relate to religious diversity in the social context in which they are growing up, this book makes a significant contribution to the existing body of literature on religious diversity and multiculturalism. It closes a gap…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18

  • Education about Religions and Worldviews: Promoting Intercultural and Interreligious Understanding in Secular Societies book cover

    Education about Religions and Worldviews

    Promoting Intercultural and Interreligious Understanding in Secular Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Halafoff, Elisabeth Arweck, Donald Boisvert

    This volume presents the findings of a number of empirical and theoretical studies on education about religions and worldviews (ERW) conducted in the Western societies of Britain, Ireland, Canada, Norway, Finland, New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Educational programmes about diverse religions and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • Wesley and Aldersgate: Interpreting Conversion Narratives book cover

    Wesley and Aldersgate

    Interpreting Conversion Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Mark K. Olson

    Despite being widely recognized as John Wesley’s key moment of Christian conversion, Aldersgate has continued to mystify regarding its exact meaning and significance to Wesley personally. This book brings clarity to the impact this event had on Wesley over the course of his lifetime by closely…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Religion and the Public Sphere: New Conversations book cover

    Religion and the Public Sphere

    New Conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Walters, Esther Kersley

    Religion and the Public Sphere: New Conversations explores the changing contribution of religion to public life today. Bringing together a diverse group of preeminent scholars on religion, each chapter explores an aspect of religion in the public realm, from law, liberalism, the environment and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11

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