Religion: Religion in Context

  • Teaching Religion and Literature book cover

    Teaching Religion and Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Boscaljon, Alan Levinovitz

    Teaching Religion and Literature provides a practical engagement with the pedagogical possibilities of teaching religion courses using literature, teaching literature classes using religion, and teaching Religion and Literature as a discipline. Featuring chapters written by award winning teachers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Jonathan Edwards, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and the Supernatural Will in American Literature book cover

    Jonathan Edwards, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and the Supernatural Will in American Literature

    1st Edition

    By Brad Bannon

    In a work that will be of interest to students and scholars of American Literature, Romanticism, Transcendentalism, the History of Ideas,and Religious Studies, Brad Bannon examines Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s engagement with the philosophical theology of Jonathan Edwards. A closer look at Coleridge’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Christ the Tragedy of God: A Theological Exploration of Tragedy book cover

    Christ the Tragedy of God

    A Theological Exploration of Tragedy, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Taylor

    Tragedy is a genre for exploring loss and suffering, and this book traces the vital areas where tragedy has shaped and been a resource for Christian theology. There is a history to the relationship of theology and tragedy; tragic literature has explored areas of theological interest, and is present…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Hinduism and Hindu Nationalism Online book cover

    Hinduism and Hindu Nationalism Online

    1st Edition

    By Juli L. Gittinger

    The way people encounter ideas of Hinduism online is often shaped by global discourses of religion, pervasive Orientalism and (post)colonial scholarship. This book addresses a gap in the scholarly debate around defining Hinduism by demonstrating the role of online discourses in generating and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Interdisciplinary Feminist Perspectives on Crimes of Clerical Child Sexual Abuse book cover

    Interdisciplinary Feminist Perspectives on Crimes of Clerical Child Sexual Abuse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Gleeson, Timothy Willem Jones

    In recent years the sexual abuse of children in religious institutions has gripped the Western world, as churches, governments and civil society attempt to come to terms with the magnitude of widespread historical abuses. Questions continue to be asked about why it is that perpetrators were able to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Religion and Science: The Basics book cover

    Religion and Science: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Philip Clayton

    Religion and science are arguably the two most powerful social forces in the world today. But where religion and science were once held to be compatible, many people now perceive them to be in conflict. This unique book provides the best available introduction to the burning debates in this…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Performance of Religion: Seeing the sacred in the theatre book cover

    The Performance of Religion

    Seeing the sacred in the theatre, 1st Edition

    By Cia Sautter

    The performing arts are uniquely capable of translating a vision of an ideal or sacred reality into lived practice, allowing an audience to confront deeply held values and beliefs as they observe a performance. However, there is often a reluctance to approach distinctly religious topics from a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Religion and Ecological Crisis: The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty book cover

    Religion and Ecological Crisis

    The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Todd LeVasseur, Anna Peterson

    In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.’s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions—particularly Western Christianity—are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Prayer and Politics book cover

    Prayer and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter van der Veer

    Prayer is an important religious practice that is rarely studied from the perspective of politics – and yet it should be. Though some forms of Protestantism teach that prayer should be individual and private, this is an exception rather than a rule. In many other religions and cultures, the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Against Methodology in Science and Religion: Recent Debates on Rationality and Theology book cover

    Against Methodology in Science and Religion

    Recent Debates on Rationality and Theology, 1st Edition

    By Josh Reeves

    Since its development as a field over the last part of the twentieth century, scholars in science and religion have been heavily concerned with methodological issues. Following the lead of Thomas Kuhn, many scholars in this interdisciplinary field have offered proposals that purport to show how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • Natural-Theological Understanding from Childhood to Adulthood book cover

    Natural-Theological Understanding from Childhood to Adulthood

    1st Edition

    By Olivera Petrovich

    It is commonly assumed that young children only begin to think about God as a result of some educational or cultural influence, perhaps provided by their parents. Natural-Theological Understanding from Childhood to Adulthood  asks if there is anything about God that children can know…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • 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
    Routledge

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