Religion: Religion in Context

  • Strengths in Diverse Families of Faith: Exploring Religious Differences book cover

    Strengths in Diverse Families of Faith

    Exploring Religious Differences, 1st Edition

    Edited by David C. Dollahite, Loren D. Marks

    This book explores how religious families draw on their spiritual beliefs, religious practices, and faith communities to help them strengthen their marital relationships and their parenting. Using in-depth interviews from eight religious groups – Asian American Christian; Black Christian; Catholic…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Religion and the Rise of Populism book cover

    Religion and the Rise of Populism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Nilsson DeHanas, Marat Shterin

    Populism is on the rise around the world. Since 2016, with the US presidential election and the Brexit debate in the UK, populism has taken a central place in global discussions on democracy. This book aims to correct the fact that, although religion has played a key role in populism in many…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Women in British Buddhism: Commitment, Connection, Community book cover

    Women in British Buddhism

    Commitment, Connection, Community, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Starkey

    Based on detailed ethnographic research, this book explores the varied experiences of women who have converted to Buddhism in contemporary Britain and analyses the implications of their experiences for understanding the translation and transference of Buddhist practices temporally and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Racialization, Islamophobia and Mistaken Identity: The Sikh Experience book cover

    Racialization, Islamophobia and Mistaken Identity

    The Sikh Experience, 1st Edition

    By Jagbir Jhutti-Johal, Hardeep Singh

    Exploring the issue of Islamophobic attacks against Sikhs since 9/11, this book explains the historical, religious and legal foundations and frameworks for understanding race hate crime against the Sikh community in the UK. Focusing on the backlash that Sikhs in the UK have faced since 9/11, the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Christianity and the Triumph of Humor: From Dante to David Javerbaum book cover

    Christianity and the Triumph of Humor

    From Dante to David Javerbaum, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Schweizer

    This book traces the development of religious comedy and leverages that history to justify today’s uses of religious humor in all of its manifestations, including irreverent jokes. It argues that regulating humor is futile and counterproductive, illustrating its point with a host of comedic…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Poetry, Philosophy and Theology in Conversation: Thresholds of Wonder: The Power of the Word IV book cover

    Poetry, Philosophy and Theology in Conversation

    Thresholds of Wonder: The Power of the Word IV, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Bugliani Knox, Jennifer Reek

    This volume is a collection of essays that explains how literature, philosophy and theology have explored the role of wonder in our lives, particularly through poetry. Wonder has been an object of fascination for these disciplines from the Greek antiquity onwards, yet the connections between their…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • God’s Song and Music’s Meanings: Theology, Liturgy, and Musicology in Dialogue book cover

    God’s Song and Music’s Meanings

    Theology, Liturgy, and Musicology in Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Hawkey, Ben Quash, Vernon White

    Taking seriously the practice and not just the theory of music, this ground-breaking collection of essays establishes a new standard for the interdisciplinary conversation between theology, musicology, and liturgical studies. The public making of music in our society happens more often in the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Vision, Mental Imagery and the Christian Life: Insights from Science and Scripture book cover

    Vision, Mental Imagery and the Christian Life

    Insights from Science and Scripture, 1st Edition

    By Zoltán Dörnyei​

    This book uniquely explores how the notion of vision is presented in modern science and the Bible, and how it can be applied to contemporary Christian contexts. The word "vision", our ability to see, has been described by an increasing body of scholarship in the social sciences as our capacity for…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Global Protestant Missions: Politics, Reform, and Communication, 1730s-1930s book cover

    Global Protestant Missions

    Politics, Reform, and Communication, 1730s-1930s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenna M. Gibbs

    The book investigates facets of global Protestantism through Anglican, Quaker, Episcopalian, Moravian, Lutheran Pietist, and Pentecostal missions to enslaved and indigenous peoples and political reform endeavours in a global purview that spans the 1730s to the 1930s. The book uses key examples to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • Religious Entrepreneurism in China’s Urban House Churches: The Rise and Fall of Early Rain Reformed Presbyterian Church book cover

    Religious Entrepreneurism in China’s Urban House Churches

    The Rise and Fall of Early Rain Reformed Presbyterian Church, 1st Edition

    By Li Ma

    This book offers a unique historical documentation of the development of the ambitious religious entrepreneurism by leaders of the Early Rain church (and later Western China Presbytery leadership), in an effort to gain social influence in China through local institution-building and global public…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Postsecular Sacred: Jung, Soul and Meaning in an Age of Change book cover

    The Postsecular Sacred

    Jung, Soul and Meaning in an Age of Change, 1st Edition

    By David Tacey

    In The Postsecular Sacred: Jung, Soul and Meaning in an Age of Change, David Tacey presents a unique psychological study of the postsecular, adding a Jungian perspective to a debate shaped by sociology, philosophy and religious studies. In this interdisciplinary exploration, Tacey looks at the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge

  • The Christian Theological Tradition book cover

    The Christian Theological Tradition

    4th Edition

    Edited by Mark McInroy, Michael J. Hollerich

    The fourth edition of The Christian Theological Tradition provides students with essential theological knowledge of key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and of Christianity's multifaceted encounter with Western culture. Historically arranged, the textbook addresses major…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge

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