Religion: Religion in Context

  • Patriarchal Structures and Ethnicity in the Italian Community in Britain book cover

    Patriarchal Structures and Ethnicity in the Italian Community in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Azadeh Medaglia

    First published in 2001, this book retraces the chronological history of the Italian Diaspora community in Britain from its inception in the eighteenth century to the present. The author describes the immigrants’ way of life, patterns of occupation, gender relations and modes of integration in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • American Catholic Bishops and the Politics of Scandal: Rhetoric of Authority book cover

    American Catholic Bishops and the Politics of Scandal

    Rhetoric of Authority, 1st Edition

    By Meaghan O'Keefe

    This book explores the rhetoric and public communication of the Catholic Church in the United States in the wake of the sexual abuse scandals and offers a demonstration of how large organizations negotiate a loss of public trust while retaining political power. While the Catholic Church remains a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny: Ecoculture, Literature and Religion book cover

    Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny

    Ecoculture, Literature and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Rod Giblett

    Sigmund Freud’s essay 'The Uncanny' is celebrating a century since publication. It is arguably his greatest and most fruitful contribution to the study of culture and the environment. Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny brings into the open neglected aspects of the uncanny in this famous…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Correlates of Religion and State book cover

    The Correlates of Religion and State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Fox

    This comprehensive volume examines the nature, causes, and consequences of state religion policy in 183 countries between 1990 and 2014. Each contribution uses round 3 of the Religion and State dataset which includes information on 117 distinct state religion policies. Secular and religious forces…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Ritual Journeys in South Asia: Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space book cover

    Ritual Journeys in South Asia

    Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Schaflechner, Christoph Bergmann

    This book focuses on the ritualized forms of mobility that constitute phenomena of pilgrimage in South Asia and establishes a new analytical framework for the study of ritual journeys. The book advances the conceptual scope of ‘classical’ Pilgrimage Studies and provides empirical depth through…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine: Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes book cover

    Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine

    Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Cynthia Turner Camp

    Offering snapshots of mercantile devotion to saints in different regions, this volume is the first to ask explicitly how merchants invoked saints, and why. Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • The Earth, Humanity and God: The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993 book cover

    The Earth, Humanity and God

    The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993, 1st Edition

    By Colin A. Russell

    Originally published in 1994, The Earth, Humanity and God discusses the relationship between science and religion. The book discusses the condition of the earth (as it was at the time of publication) and the future prospects of the planet, arguing that neither the conventional "mechanistic" view…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Cultivation of Conformity: Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularisation book cover

    The Cultivation of Conformity

    Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularisation, 1st Edition

    By Pink Dandelion

    This book explores the inter-relationship between religious groups and wider society and examines the way religious groups change in relation to societal norms, potentially to the point of undergoing processes of ‘internal secularisation’ within secular and secularist cultures. Received…

    Paperback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect book cover

    Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

    1st Edition

    By Annette Jansen

    Although the Genocide Convention was already adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1945, it was only in the late 1990s that groups of activists emerged calling for military interventions to halt mass atrocities. The question of who these anti-genocide activists are and what motivates them to call…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Religion and Politics Under Capitalism: A Humanistic Approach to the Terminology book cover

    Religion and Politics Under Capitalism

    A Humanistic Approach to the Terminology, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Arvidsson

    This book relates some of the major trends within religion and politics to offer a historical framework with which to assess their interactions and a point of departure for studies to come. The study of the interrelationship between contemporary religious practice and modern politics is divided…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Development Across Faith Boundaries book cover

    Development Across Faith Boundaries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Ware, Matthew Clarke

    Faith-based organisations (FBOs) have long been recognised as having an advantage in delivering programs and interventions amongst communities of the same faith. However, many FBOs today work across a variety of contexts, including with local partners and communities of different faiths. Likewise,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Creating Church Online: Ritual, Community and New Media book cover

    Creating Church Online

    Ritual, Community and New Media, 1st Edition

    By Tim Hutchings

    Online churches are internet-based Christian communities, pursuing worship, discussion, friendship, support, proselytization, and other key religious goals through computer-mediated communication. Hundreds of thousands of people are now involved with online congregations, generating new kinds of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

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