Religion: Religion in Context

  • Verse and Poetics in George Herbert and John Donne book cover

    Verse and Poetics in George Herbert and John Donne

    1st Edition

    By Frances Cruickshank

    Innovative and highly readable, this study traces George Herbert's and John Donne's development of a distinct poetics through close readings of their poems, references to their letters, sermons, and prose treatises, and to other contemporary poets and theorists. In demonstrating a relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10

  • Religion and Media in China: Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong book cover

    Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10

  • Theology and the Films of Terrence Malick book cover

    Theology and the Films of Terrence Malick

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher B. Barnett, Clark J. Elliston

    Terrence Malick is one of the most important and controversial filmmakers of the last few decades. Yet his renown does not stem from box office receipts, but rather from his inimitable cinematic vision that mixes luminous shots of nature, dreamlike voiceovers, and plots centered on enduring…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10

  • Foucault, Buddhism and Disciplinary Rules book cover

    Foucault, Buddhism and Disciplinary Rules

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Voyce

    This book suggests that previous critiques of the rules of Buddhist monks (Vinaya) may now be reconsidered in order to deal with some of the assumptions concerning the legal nature of these rules and to provide a focus on how Vinaya texts may have actually operated in practice. Malcolm Voyce…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10

  • Digital Spirits in Religion and Media: Possession and Performance book cover

    Digital Spirits in Religion and Media

    Possession and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Alvin Eng Hui Lim

    In many contemporary and popular forms of religious practice, digital technology and the spiritual are inseparable. Ranging from streaming broadcasts of spiritual possessions to screenings of mass prayer conferences in stadiums, spirits and divinities now have new forms in which they can…

    Hardback – 2018-09-03
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • State and Religion: The Australian Story book cover

    State and Religion

    The Australian Story, 1st Edition

    By Renae Barker

    With its increasingly secular and religiously diverse population Australia faces many challenges in determining how the state and religion should interact. Australia is not unique in facing these challenges. States worldwide, including common law countries with shared legal and religious heritages,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28
    Law and Religion

  • Anthony Munday and the Catholics, 1560–1633 book cover

    Anthony Munday and the Catholics, 1560–1633

    1st Edition

    By Donna B. Hamilton

    In this new study, Donna B. Hamilton offers a major revisionist reading of the works of Anthony Munday, one of the most prolific authors of his time, who wrote and translated in many genres, including polemical religious and political tracts, poetry, chivalric romances, history of Britain, history…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • Education about Religions and Worldviews: Promoting Intercultural and Interreligious Understanding in Secular Societies book cover

    Education about Religions and Worldviews

    Promoting Intercultural and Interreligious Understanding in Secular Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Halafoff, Elisabeth Arweck, Donald Boisvert

    This volume presents the findings of a number of empirical and theoretical studies on education about religions and worldviews (ERW) conducted in the Western societies of Britain, Ireland, Canada, Norway, Finland, New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Educational programmes about diverse religions and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India: Moving the Mountains book cover

    Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India

    Moving the Mountains, 1st Edition

    By Pankaj Jain

    Scholars have long noticed a discrepancy in the way non-Western and Western peoples conceptualize the scientific and religious worlds. Non-Western traditions and communities, such as of India, are better positioned to provide an alternative to the Western dualistic thinking of separating science…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Christian Mysticism’s Queer Flame: Spirituality in the Lives of Contemporary Gay Men book cover

    Christian Mysticism’s Queer Flame

    Spirituality in the Lives of Contemporary Gay Men, 1st Edition

    By Michael Bernard Kelly

    Is the Christian mystical tradition a relic of another time, shaped by celibates for celibates, unable to engage meaningfully with people of our time who embrace their corporeality and sexuality as crucial aspects of their journey towards union with God? This book reflects in serious theological…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East: Mapping and Monitoring book cover

    Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East

    Mapping and Monitoring, 1st Edition

    Edited by George D. Chryssides

    Minority religions, not only New Religious Movements, are explored in this innovative book including the predicament of ancient religions such as Zoroastrianism, ‘old new’ religions such as Baha’i, and traditional religions that are minorities elsewhere. The book is divided into two parts: the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Wesley and Aldersgate: Interpreting Conversion Narratives book cover

    Wesley and Aldersgate

    Interpreting Conversion Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Mark K. Olson

    Despite being widely recognized as John Wesley’s key moment of Christian conversion, Aldersgate has continued to mystify regarding its exact meaning and significance to Wesley personally. This book brings clarity to the impact this event had on Wesley over the course of his lifetime by closely…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

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