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  • The Interfaith Movement: Mobilising Religious Diversity in the 21st Century book cover

    The Interfaith Movement

    Mobilising Religious Diversity in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Fahy, Jan-Jonathan Bock

    Although its beginnings can be traced back to the late 19th century, the interfaith movement has only recently begun to attract mainstream attention, with governments, religious leaders and grassroots activists around the world increasingly turning to interfaith dialogue and collective action to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Social Movements in the 21st Century: New Paradigms

  • The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb: Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States book cover

    The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb

    Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nathan C. Walker

    Examining the twelve-decade legal conflict of government bans on religious garb worn by teachers in U.S. public schools, this book provides comprehensive documentation and analysis of the historical origins and subsequent development of teachers’ religious garb in relation to contemporary legal…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • New Perspectives in Indian Science and Civilization book cover

    New Perspectives in Indian Science and Civilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Makarand R. Paranjape

    This book examines key aspects of the history, philosophy, and culture of science in India, especially as they may be comprehended in the larger idea of an Indian civilization. The authors, drawn from a range of disciplines, discuss a wide array of issues — scientism and religious dogma, dialectics…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Regional Communities of Devotion in South Asia: Insiders, Outsiders, and Interlopers book cover

    Regional Communities of Devotion in South Asia

    Insiders, Outsiders, and Interlopers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gil Ben-Herut, Jon Keune, Anne E. Monius

    This book explores the key motif of the religious other in devotional (bhakti) literatures and practices from across the Indian subcontinent unmasks processes of representation that involve adoption, appropriation, and rejection of different social and religious agents. The book reconsiders and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • 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 this point with a host of comedic…

    Hardback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Charisma of Distant Places: Travel and Religion in the Early Middle Ages book cover

    The Charisma of Distant Places

    Travel and Religion in the Early Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Courtney Luckhardt

    This cultural history of early medieval travel and religion reveals how movement affected society, demonstrating the connectedness of people and regions between 500 and 850 CE. In The Charisma of Distant Places, Courtney Luckhardt enriches our understanding of migration through her examination of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts book cover

    The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts

    1st Edition

    By Ronald Charles

    The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts analyzes a large corpus of early Christian texts and Pseudepigraphic materials to understand how the authors of these texts used, abused and silenced enslaved characters to articulate their own social, political, and theological visions.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Pastoral Care in Medieval England: Interdisciplinary Approaches book cover

    Pastoral Care in Medieval England

    Interdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Clarke, Sarah James

    Pastoral Care, the religious mission of the Church to minister to the laity and care for their spiritual welfare, has been a subject of growing interest in medieval studies. This volume breaks new ground with its broad chronological scope (from the early eleventh to the late fifteenth centuries),…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Deconstructing the Talmud: The Absolute Book book cover

    Deconstructing the Talmud

    The Absolute Book, 1st Edition

    By Federico Dal Bo

    This monograph uses deconstruction—a philosophical movement originated by Jacques Derrida—to read the most authoritative book in Judaism: the Talmud. Examining deconstruction in comparison with Kant’s and Hegel’s philosophies, the volume argues that the movement opens an innovative debate on Jewish…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Challenge of Islam: Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue book cover

    The Challenge of Islam

    Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Pratt

    Addressing challenges arising from Christian-Muslim encounter, this book engages with the primary challenge - enabling outsiders to understand the religion of Islam. Douglas Pratt offers distinctive perspectives that complement much other literature in the study of Islam and in particular of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge

  • Perspectives in Role Ethics: Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation book cover

    Perspectives in Role Ethics

    Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Dare, Christine Swanton

    Although our moral lives would be unrecognisable without them, roles have received little attention from analytic moral philosophers. Roles are central to our lives and to our engagement with one another, and should be analysed in connection with our core notions of ethics such as virtue, reason,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

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