Religion: Religion in Context

  • Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India: Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP book cover

    Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India

    Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP, 1st Edition

    By Lars Tore Flåten

    When the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) assumed power in India in 1998 as the largest party of the National Democratic Alliance, it soon became evident that it prioritized educational reforms. Under BJP rule, a reorganization of the National Council of Educational Research and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Holy Fool in European Cinema book cover

    The Holy Fool in European Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Alina G. Birzache

    This monograph explores the way that the profile and the critical functions of the holy fool have developed in European cinema, allowing this traditional figure to capture the imagination of new generations in an age of religious pluralism and secularization. Alina Birzache traces the cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art: The Transcultural Icon book cover

    Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art

    The Transcultural Icon, 1st Edition

    By C.A. Tsakiridou

    Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art approaches tradition and transculturality in religious art from an Orthodox perspective that defines tradition as a dynamic field of exchanges and synergies between iconographic types and their variants. Relying on a new ontology of iconographic types,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • Religious Freedom and the Law: Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion book cover

    Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Spiritualizing the City: Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat book cover

    Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Imperatives of Progressive Islam book cover

    The Imperatives of Progressive Islam

    1st Edition

    By Adis Duderija

    With the proliferation of transnational Muslim networks over the last two decades, the religious authority of traditionally educated Muslim scholars, the uluma, has come under increasing scrutiny and disruption. These networks have provided a public space for multiple perspectives on Islam to be…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Religious Education and the Public Sphere book cover

    Religious Education and the Public Sphere

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Hannam

    Religious Education and the Public Sphere reveals, through an analysis of theory and practice, that religious education is resting on historic and persistent assumptions about both religion and education. Drawing on work from Arendt and Weil, new ideas emerge regarding religious education's…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Foucault, Art, and Radical Theology: The Mystery of Things book cover

    Foucault, Art, and Radical Theology

    The Mystery of Things, 1st Edition

    By Petra Carlsson Redell

    Michel Foucault wrote prolifically on many topics including, art, religion, and politics. He also eloquently articulated how power structures are formed and how they also might assist resistance and emancipation. This book uses the hermeneutical lens of Foucault’s writings on art to examine the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Digital Existence: Ontology, Ethics and Transcendence in Digital Culture book cover

    Digital Existence

    Ontology, Ethics and Transcendence in Digital Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Lagerkvist

    Digital Existence: Ontology, Ethics and Transcendence in Digital Culture advances debates on digital culture and digital religion in two complementary ways. First, by focalizing the themes ‘ontology,’ ‘ethics’ and ‘transcendence,’ it builds on insights from research on digital religion in order to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • Kosher and Halal Business Compliance book cover

    Kosher and Halal Business Compliance

    1st Edition

    By John Lever, Johan Fischer

    Kosher is a Hebrew term meaning ‘fit’ or ‘proper’ and halal is an Arabic word that literally means ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’. Within the last two decades or so, kosher and halal markets have become global in scope and states, manufacturers, restaurants, shops, certifiers and consumers around the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • Nonviolence in the Mahabharata: Siva’s Summa on Rishidharma and the Gleaners of Kurukshetra book cover

    Nonviolence in the Mahabharata

    Siva’s Summa on Rishidharma and the Gleaners of Kurukshetra, 1st Edition

    By Alf Hiltebeitel

    In Indian mythological texts like the Mahābhārata and Rāmāyaṇa, there are recurrent tales about gleaners. The practice of "gleaning" in India had more to do with the house-less forest life than with residential village or urban life or with gathering residual post-harvest grains from cultivated…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Methodist Worship: Mediating the Wesleyan Liturgical Heritage book cover

    Methodist Worship

    Mediating the Wesleyan Liturgical Heritage, 1st Edition

    By R. Matthew Sigler

    What makes Methodist worship "Methodist" or "Wesleyan?" How do Methodists evaluate emerging forms of worship in light of their own liturgical heritage? This book considers these questions by bringing to light the work and significance of three Methodist liturgists who have until now received…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

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