Religion: Religion in Context

  • The World Ayahuasca Diaspora: Reinventions and Controversies book cover

    The World Ayahuasca Diaspora

    Reinventions and Controversies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar, Alex K. Gearin

    Ayahuasca is a psychoactive substance that has long been associated with indigenous Amazonian shamanic practices. The recent rise of the drink’s visibility in the media and popular culture, and its rapidly advancing inroads into international awareness, mean that the field of ayahuasca is quickly…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Young British Muslims: Between Rhetoric and Realities book cover

    Young British Muslims

    Between Rhetoric and Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sadek Hamid

    Young British Muslims continue to generate strong interest in public discourse. However, much of this interest is framed in negative terms that tends to associate them with criminality, religious extremism or terrorism. Focusing instead on other aspects of being young, Muslim and British, this …

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Vatican II and New Thinking about Catholic Education: The impact and legacy of Gravissimum Educationis book cover

    Vatican II and New Thinking about Catholic Education

    The impact and legacy of Gravissimum Educationis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Whittle

    It is only in the years since Vatican II that the new thinking about Catholic education has crystalised into shape. Vatican II and New Thinking about Catholic Education provides an opportune moment to take stock of the impact of Vatican II on Catholic education. This volume considers the various…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Fiction, Invention and Hyper-reality: From popular culture to religion book cover

    Fiction, Invention and Hyper-reality

    From popular culture to religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole M. Cusack, Pavol Kosnáč

    The twentieth century was a period of rapid change for religion. Secularisation resulted in a dramatic fall in church attendance in the West, and the 1950s and 1960s saw the introduction of new religions including the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), the Church of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Does Religious Education Matter? book cover

    Does Religious Education Matter?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Shanahan

    In the current climate, and in an age of increasing hostility towards religion and the study of religion, religious education is a much-debated area. Bringing together an interdisciplinary team of contributors from the USA, Britain and Ireland, and Australia, representing a variety of religious…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Religion, Equalities, and Inequalities book cover

    Religion, Equalities, and Inequalities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Llewellyn, Sonya Sharma

    Presenting cutting edge research on how religion can confront and obscure social inequalities in everyday life, Religion, Equalities and Inequalities argues that when religion is left out of social scientific analyses, it can result in incomplete analyses that conceal pathways to social inclusion…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Death and Nationhood: Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century Italy book cover

    Architecture, Death and Nationhood

    Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century Italy, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Malone

    In the nineteenth century, new cemeteries were built in many Italian cities that were unique in scale and grandeur, and which became destinations on the Grand Tour. From the Middle Ages, the dead had been buried in churches and urban graveyards but, in the 1740s, a radical reform across Europe…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Genealogy of Terror: How to distinguish between Islam, Islamism and Islamist Extremism book cover

    The Genealogy of Terror

    How to distinguish between Islam, Islamism and Islamist Extremism, 1st Edition

    By Matthew L. N. Wilkinson

    In the first two decades of the twenty-first century, the events of 9/11, 7/7, the War on Terror and the Caliphate and atrocities of the so-called Islamic State have dominated Western consciousness and wreaked havoc in parts of the Muslim-majority world. In their wake, a spate of books has been…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Religious Boundaries for Sex, Gender, and Corporeality book cover

    Religious Boundaries for Sex, Gender, and Corporeality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Cuffel, Ana Echevarria, Georgios T. Halkias

    The ambiguity concerning the interpretation of the ‘physical body’ in religious thought is not peculiar to any given religion, but is discernible in the scriptures, practices, and disciplines in most of the world’s major religious traditions. This book seeks to address the nuances of difference…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Ecclesiastical Law, Clergy and Laity: A History of Legal Discipline and the Anglican Church book cover

    Ecclesiastical Law, Clergy and Laity

    A History of Legal Discipline and the Anglican Church, 1st Edition

    By Neil Patterson

    Discipline in an ecclesiastical context can be defined as the power of a church to maintain order among its members on issues of morals or doctrine. This book presents a scholarly engagement with the way in which legal discipline has evolved within the Church of England since 1688. It explores how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging book cover

    New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vern L Bengtson, Merril Silverstein

    New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging expands the traditional focus of religiosity to include and evaluate recent research and discoveries on the role of secular spirituality in the aging process. Contributors examine the ways conventional religion and other forms of spirituality…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge

  • W.B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, and the Poetry of Paradise book cover

    W.B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, and the Poetry of Paradise

    1st Edition

    By Sean Pryor

    Emphasizing the interplay of aesthetic forms and religious modes, Sean Pryor's ambitious study takes up the endlessly reiterated longing for paradise that features throughout the works of W. B. Yeats and Ezra Pound. Yeats and Pound define poetry in terms of paradise and paradise in terms of poetry,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

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