Religion: Religion in Context

  • British Hymn Books for Children, 1800-1900: Re-Tuning the History of Childhood book cover

    British Hymn Books for Children, 1800-1900

    Re-Tuning the History of Childhood, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Clapp-Itnyre

    Examining nineteenth-century British hymns for children, Alisa Clapp-Itnyre argues that the unique qualities of children's hymnody created a space for children's empowerment. Unlike other literature of the era, hymn books were often compilations of many writers' hymns, presenting the discerning…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors: Strangers at the Gate book cover

    Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors

    Strangers at the Gate, 1st Edition

    By Adriane Leveen

    Throughout the Hebrew Bible, strangers are indispensable to the formation of a collective Israelite identity. Encounters between the Israelites and their neighbors are among the most urgent matters explored in biblical narratives, yet relatively little scholarly attention has been paid to them.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Disciplinary Measures from the Metrical Psalms to Milton book cover

    Disciplinary Measures from the Metrical Psalms to Milton

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth J.E. Graham

    Disciplinary Measures from the Metrical Psalms to Milton studies the relationship between English poetry and church discipline in four carefully chosen bodies of poetry written between the Reformation and the death of John Milton. Its primary goal is to fill a gap in the field of Protestant poetics…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Religion, Feminism, and Idoloclasm: Being and Becoming in the Women's Liberation Movement book cover

    Religion, Feminism, and Idoloclasm

    Being and Becoming in the Women's Liberation Movement, 1st Edition

    By Melissa Raphael

    Religion, Feminism, and Idoloclasm identifies religious and secular feminism’s common critical moment as that of idol-breaking. It reads the women’s liberation movement as founded upon a philosophically and emotionally risky attempt to liberate women’s consciousness from a three-fold cognitive…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Perspectives on Civil Religion: Volume 3 book cover

    Perspectives on Civil Religion

    Volume 3, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Parsons

    This title was first published in 2002: Perspectives on Civil Religion introduces the concept of civil religion, examines the use of the concept in recent scholarship and investigates examples of civil religion in the contemporary world. The book sets out to explore tensions and complexities in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain, 1790-1850 book cover

    Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain, 1790-1850

    1st Edition

    By Kathryn Barush

    The practice of walking to a sacred space for personal and spiritual transformation has long held a place in the British imagination. Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain examines the intersections of the concept of pilgrimage and the visual imagination from the years 1790 to 1850. Through a close…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Religion and Development in the Asia-Pacific: Sacred places as development spaces book cover

    Religion and Development in the Asia-Pacific

    Sacred places as development spaces, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Clarke, Anna Halafoff

    Community development is most effective and efficient when it is situated and led at the local level and considers the social behaviours, needs and worldviews of local communities. With more than eight out of ten people globally self-reporting religious belief, Religion and Development in the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna-Mari Almila, David Inglis

    Veils and veiling are controversial topics in social and political life, generating debates across the world. The veil is enmeshed within a complex web of relations encompassing politics, religion and gender, and conflicts over the nature of power, legitimacy, belief, freedom, agency and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Education and Extremisms: Rethinking Liberal Pedagogies in the Contemporary World book cover

    Education and Extremisms

    Rethinking Liberal Pedagogies in the Contemporary World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Farid Panjwani, Lynn Revell, Reza Gholami, Mike Diboll

    Education and Extremisms addresses one of the most pressing questions facing societies today: how is education to respond to the challenge of extremism? It argues that the implementation of new teaching techniques, curricular reforms or top-down changes to education policy alone cannot solve the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Moral and Spiritual Leadership in an Age of Plural Moralities book cover

    Moral and Spiritual Leadership in an Age of Plural Moralities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Alma, Ina ter Avest

    In crisis situations, such as terror attacks or societal tensions caused by migration, people tend to look for explicit moral and spiritual leadership and are often inclined to vote for so-called 'strong leaders'. Is there a way to resist the temptation of the simplistic solutions that these ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans book cover

    Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lutz Oette, Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker

    Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Several efforts, such as the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and transitional justice initiatives have recognized that the failure to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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