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  • Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China book cover

    Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Mu Peng

    This book explores how, unlike in the West, the daily religious life of most Chinese people spreads without institutional propagation. Based upon more than a decade of field research in rural China, the book demonstrates the decisive role of rites of passage and yearly festival rituals held in…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Muslim Piety as Economy: Markets, Meaning and Morality in Southeast Asia book cover

    Muslim Piety as Economy

    Markets, Meaning and Morality in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johan Fischer, Jérémy Jammes

    The first volume to explore Muslim piety as a form of economy, this book examines specific forms of production, trade, regulation, consumption, entrepreneurship and science that condition – and are themselves conditioned by – Islamic values, logics and politics. With a focus on Southeast Asia as a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Material Religion and Spirituality

  • Spaces of Tolerance: Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe book cover

    Spaces of Tolerance

    Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luiza Bialasiewicz, Valentina Gentile

    This book offers interdisciplinary and cross-national perspectives on the challenges of negotiating the contours of religious tolerance in Europe. In today’s Europe, religions and religious individuals are increasingly framed as both an internal and external security threat. This is evident in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Gender and Orthodox Christianity book cover

    Gender and Orthodox Christianity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elina Vuola, Helena Kupari

    The Orthodox Christian tradition has all too often been sidelined in conversations around contemporary religion. Despite being distinct from Protestantism and Catholicism in both theology and practice, it remains an underused setting for academic inquiry into current lived religious practice. This…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Heirs of Roman Persecution: Studies on a Christian and para-Christian discourse in Late Antiquity book cover

    Heirs of Roman Persecution

    Studies on a Christian and para-Christian discourse in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Éric Fournier, Wendy Mayer

    The subject of this book is the discourse of persecution used by Christians in Late Antiquity (c. 300-700 CE). Through a series of detailed case studies covering the full chronological and geographical span of the period, it investigates how the conversion of the Roman Empire to Christianity…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law, and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular state characterised by high levels of religiousity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • New Saints in Late-Mediaeval Venice, 1200–1500: A Typological Study book cover

    New Saints in Late-Mediaeval Venice, 1200–1500

    A Typological Study, 1st Edition

    By Karen E. McCluskey

    This book focuses on the comparatively unknown cults of new saints in late-mediaeval Venice. These new saints were near-contemporary citizens who were venerated by their compatriots without official sanction from the papacy. In doing so, the book uncovers a sub-culture of religious expression that…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Refugee Encounters at the Turkish-Syrian Border: Antakya at the Crossroads book cover

    Refugee Encounters at the Turkish-Syrian Border

    Antakya at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Şule Can

    The Turkish-Syrian borderlands host almost half of the Syrian refugees, with an estimated 1.5 million people arriving in the area following the outbreak of the Syrian civil war. This book investigates the ongoing negotiations of ethnicity, religion and state at the border, as refugees struggle to…

    Hardback – 2019-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Bede and Time: Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World book cover

    Bede and Time

    Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World, 1st Edition

    By Máirín MacCarron

    The Venerable Bede (c. 673–735) was the leading intellectual figure of the early Anglo-Saxon Church, and his extensive corpus of writings encompassed themes of exegesis, computus (dating of Easter and construction of calendars), history and hagiography. Rather than look at these works in isolation,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-22 
    Routledge
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism: The World of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his Contemporaries book cover

    Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism

    The World of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his Contemporaries, 1st Edition

    By Sara Sviri

    This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the 8th –10th centuries, with special attention to 9th c. mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥāsibī, al-Kharrāz, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī. Unlike other studies dealing with the so-called ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs book cover

    Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs

    1st Edition

    By Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe

    Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs addresses the African consciousness and nuances of eschatological beliefs as part and parcel of the holistic African Indigenous world views within the context of the peoples traditional heritage. The concept of eschatology is…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora

  • Theology Without Walls: The Transreligious Imperative book cover

    Theology Without Walls

    The Transreligious Imperative, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jerry L. Martin

    Thinking about ultimate reality is becoming increasingly transreligious. This transreligious turn follows inevitably from the discovery of divine truths in multiple traditions. Global communications bring the full range of religious ideas and practices to anyone with access to the internet.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

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