Religion: Religion in Context

  • The Role of Religion in Gender-Based Violence, Immigration, and Human Rights book cover

    The Role of Religion in Gender-Based Violence, Immigration, and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Nyangweso, Jacob K. Olupona

    This book builds on work that examines the interactions between immigration and gender-based violence, to explore how both the justification and condemnation of violence in the name of religion further complicates our societal relationships. Violence has been described as a universal challenge that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Diversity of Nonreligion: Normativities and Contested Relations book cover

    The Diversity of Nonreligion

    Normativities and Contested Relations, 1st Edition

    By Johannes Quack, Cora Schuh, Susanne Kind

    This book explores the relational dynamic of religious and nonreligious positions as well as the tensions between competing modes of nonreligion. Across the globe, individuals and communities are seeking to distinguish themselves in different ways from religion as they take on an identity…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Negotiating Religion and Development: Identity Construction and Contention in Bolivia book cover

    Negotiating Religion and Development

    Identity Construction and Contention in Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Arnhild Leer-Helgesen

    This book argues that relationships between religion and development in faith-based development work are constructed through repeated processes of negotiation. Rather than being a neat and tidy relationship, faith-based development work is complex and multifaceted: an ongoing series of negotiations…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • The Bible, Social Media and Digital Culture book cover

    The Bible, Social Media and Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    By Peter M. Phillips

    This book centres on the use of the Bible within contemporary digital social media culture and gives an overview of its use online with examples from brand new research from the CODEC Research Centre at Durham University, UK. It examines the shift from a propositional to a therapeutic approach to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • The Virgin Mary across Cultures: Devotion among Costa Rican Catholic and Finnish Orthodox Women book cover

    The Virgin Mary across Cultures

    Devotion among Costa Rican Catholic and Finnish Orthodox Women, 1st Edition

    By Elina Vuola

    This book examines women’s relationship to the Virgin Mary in two different cultural and religious contexts and compares how these relationships have been analysed and explained on a theological and a sociological level. The figure of the Virgin Mary is a divisive one in our modern culture. To some…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • What is Religion? book cover

    What is Religion?

    2nd Edition

    By Jeppe Sinding Jensen

    Starting from the premise that religion is a human endeavour which can be analysed and compared across time and cultures, What is Religion? brings the most up-to-date scholarship to bear on humankind’s most enduring creation. Religious belief is one of the most pervasive and ubiquitous…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Faith, Diversity, and Education: An Ethnography of a Conservative Christian School book cover

    Faith, Diversity, and Education

    An Ethnography of a Conservative Christian School, 1st Edition

    By Allison Blosser

    This volume explores how conservative Christian schools are shaping education in America and in turn, students’ attitudes about diversity. Based on data collected as part of a year-long, ethnographic study of a K-12 conservative, Christian school in the South, this volume analyzes the way that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Signing the Body: Marks on Skin in Early Modern France book cover

    Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history and ambiguous status of the body as a written object, this interdisciplinary study surveys varied forms of corporeal writing, imprinting and marking in France in the early modern period. Author Katherine Dauge-Roth demonstrates that the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Said Nursi and Science in Islam: Character Building through Nursi’s Mana-i harfi book cover

    Said Nursi and Science in Islam

    Character Building through Nursi’s Mana-i harfi, 1st Edition

    By Necati Aydin

    This book examines how the prominent Muslim scholar Said Nursi developed an integrative approach to faith and science known as "the other indicative" (mana-i harfi) and explores how his aim to reconcile two academic disciplines, often at odds with one another, could be useful in an educational…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Routledge Companion to Medieval Iconography book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Medieval Iconography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colum Hourihane

    Sometimes enjoying considerable favor, sometimes less, iconography has been an essential element in medieval art historical studies since the beginning of the discipline. Some of the greatest art historians – including Mâle, Warburg, Panofsky, Morey, and Schapiro – have devoted their lives to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law: Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States book cover

    Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law

    Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bacquet

    In contemporary pluralist states, where faith communities live together, different religious symbols and practices have to coexist. This may lead to conflicts between certain minority practices and the dominant majority, particularly around the manifestation of belief in the public domain which may…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Regulating Religion: State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa book cover

    Regulating Religion

    State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Helena Van Coller

    This book focuses on government regulation of religious institutions in South Africa. PART 1 explains the meaning of government regulation for religious communities by providing a brief overview of the relationship between church and state, the right to freedom of religion and the legal status of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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