Religion: Religion in Context

  • Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty: The Impact of Desecularization book cover

    Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty

    The Impact of Desecularization, 1st Edition

    By Azin Tadjdini

    During the 20th century many countries embarked on a process of constitutional secularization by which the role of religion gradually became limited. Yet, by the late 20th century, and increasingly following the end of the Cold War, this development began to be challenged. This book examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism: Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India book cover

    State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Film and the Afterlife book cover

    Film and the Afterlife

    1st Edition

    By David Rankin

    This book explores how post-death existence is represented in popular film, looking at issues such as continuity, personal identity, and the nature of existence beyond the grave. Film often returns to the theme of dying, death and the afterlife, both directly and indirectly, because there are very…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Religious Rights within the Family: From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong book cover

    Religious Rights within the Family

    From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Esther Erlings

    It is often asserted that ‘A Family that Prays Together, Stays Together’. But what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This book analyses the law in relation to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion. From thorough examination of international law it…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Social Movements in the 21st Century: New Paradigms

  • 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
    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
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • 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
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Poetry, Philosophy and Theology in Conversation: Thresholds of Wonder: The Power of the Word IV book cover

    Poetry, Philosophy and Theology in Conversation

    Thresholds of Wonder: The Power of the Word IV, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Bugliani Knox, Jennifer Reek

    This volume is a collection of essays that explains how literature, philosophy and theology have explored the role of wonder in our lives, particularly through poetry. Wonder has been an object of fascination for these disciplines from the Greek antiquity onwards, yet the connections between their…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • God’s Song and Music’s Meanings: Theology, Liturgy, and Musicology in Dialogue book cover

    God’s Song and Music’s Meanings

    Theology, Liturgy, and Musicology in Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Hawkey, Ben Quash, Vernon White

    Taking seriously the practice and not just the theory of music, this ground-breaking collection of essays establishes a new standard for the interdisciplinary conversation between theology, musicology, and liturgical studies. The public making of music in our society happens more often in the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Vision, Mental Imagery and the Christian Life: Insights from Science and Scripture book cover

    Vision, Mental Imagery and the Christian Life

    Insights from Science and Scripture, 1st Edition

    By Zoltán Dörnyei​

    This book uniquely explores how the notion of vision is presented in modern science and the Bible, and how it can be applied to contemporary Christian contexts. The word "vision", our ability to see, has been described by an increasing body of scholarship in the social sciences as our capacity for…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

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