Religion: Religion in Context

  • Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800 book cover

    Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juanita Feros Ruys, Michael W. Champion, Kirk Essary

    Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800 advances current interdisciplinary research in the history of emotions through in-depth studies of the European language of emotion from late antiquity to the modern period. Focusing specifically on the premodern cognates of ‘affect’ or ‘affection’…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual book cover

    Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this multidisciplinary collection of ten essays explores the intersection of liturgy, acoustics, and art in the churches of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Rome and Armenia, and reflects on the role digital…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Music and Spirituality book cover

    Contemporary Music and Spirituality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Sholl, Sander Van Maas

    The flourishing of religious or spiritually-inspired music in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries remains largely unexplored. The engagement and tensions between modernism and tradition, and institutionalized religion and spirituality are inherent issues for many composers who have…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • The Afterlife in the Arab Spring book cover

    The Afterlife in the Arab Spring

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amira Mittermaier

    Death lies at the beginning of the Arab uprisings, and death continues to haunt them. Most narratives about the ‘Arab Spring’ begin with Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit vendor who set himself on fire. Egyptian protesters in turn referred to Khaled Said, a young man from Alexandria whom the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge

  • Religion and Social Transformations: Volume 2 book cover

    Religion and Social Transformations

    Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Herbert

    This title was first published in 2002: Religion and Social Transformations examines the reciprocal relationship between religion, modernity and social change. The book focuses on the world's three major missionary religions - Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. It explores how these three traditions…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Constructing the Divine: Religion and World View of a Naga Tribe in North-East India book cover

    Constructing the Divine

    Religion and World View of a Naga Tribe in North-East India, 1st Edition

    By G. Kanato Chophy

    From being characterized as ‘primitive tribe’ in the colonial imagination to become predominantly practitioners of the American Baptist faith, the Sumi Naga – formerly known as the Sema Naga – in the North-East Indian state of Nagaland have come a long way ever since this Naga tribe…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Revival: The Return of the Primitive (2001): A New Sociological Theory of Religion book cover

    Revival: The Return of the Primitive (2001)

    A New Sociological Theory of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Richard K. Fenn

    This title was first published in 2001. This work presents a sociological theory of religion. Richard K. Fenn demonstrates that the shape of the sacred depends on what aspects of the psyche and of the environment seem to be beyond the pale of the human and the social, that is, the primitive.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Geographies of Postsecularity: Re-envisioning Politics, Subjectivity and Ethics book cover

    Geographies of Postsecularity

    Re-envisioning Politics, Subjectivity and Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cloke, Christopher Baker, Callum Sutherland, Andrew Williams

    This book explores the hopeful possibility that emerging geographies of postsecularity are able to contribute significantly to the understanding of how common life may be shared, and how caring for the common goods of social justice, well-being, equality, solidarity and respect for difference may…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Arabs at Home and in the World: Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity book cover

    Arabs at Home and in the World

    Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karla M. McKanders

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the United States, the Middle East, and North Africa, to discuss and critically analyze the intersection of gender and human rights laws as applied to individuals of Arab descent. It seeks to raise consciousness at the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Religion and Human Security in Africa book cover

    Religion and Human Security in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ezra Chitando, Joram Tarusarira

    Across diverse countries and contexts in Africa, religion has direct implications for human security. While some individuals and groups seek to manipulate and control through the deployment of religion, religious belief is also a common facet of those working towards peace and reconciliation.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Adam in Seventeenth Century Political Writing in England and New England book cover

    Adam in Seventeenth Century Political Writing in England and New England

    1st Edition

    By Julia Ipgrave

    Designed to contribute to a greater understanding of the religious foundations of seventeenth century political writing, this study offers a detailed exploration of the significance of the figure and story of Adam at that time. The book investigates seventeenth-century writings from England and New…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

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