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  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora book cover

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Mobile Lifeworlds: An Ethnography of Tourism and Pilgrimage in the Himalayas book cover

    Mobile Lifeworlds

    An Ethnography of Tourism and Pilgrimage in the Himalayas, 1st Edition

    By Christopher A. Howard

    Mobile Lifeworlds illustrates how the imaginaries and ideals of Western travellers, especially those of untouched nature and spiritual enlightenment, are consistent with media representations of the Himalayan region, romanticism and modernity at large. Blending tourism and pilgrimage, travel across…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Saving the World: Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature book cover

    Saving the World

    Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allison Giffen, Robin Cadwallader

    This book makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of childhood studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture by drawing on the intersecting fields of girlhood, evangelicalism, and reform to investigate texts written in North America about girls, for girls, and by girls.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Secular Cosmopolitanism, Hospitality, and Religious Pluralism book cover

    Secular Cosmopolitanism, Hospitality, and Religious Pluralism

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Fiala

    This book explores the idea of religious pluralism while defending the norms of secular cosmopolitanism, which include liberty, tolerance, civility, and hospitality. The secular cosmopolitan ideal requires us to be more tolerant and more hospitable toward religious believers and non-believers from…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Noah as Antihero: Darren Aronofsky�s Cinematic Deluge book cover

    Noah as Antihero

    Darren Aronofsky�s Cinematic Deluge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch, Jon Morgan

    This collection of essays by biblical scholars is the first book-length treatment of the 2014 film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky. The film has proved to be of great interest to scholars working on the interface between the Bible and popular culture, not only because it was heralded as the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Silents of Jesus in the Cinema (1897-1927) book cover

    The Silents of Jesus in the Cinema (1897-1927)

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Shepherd

    While Jesus has attracted the sporadic interest of film-makers since the epics of the Sixties, it is often forgotten that between the advent of motion pictures in the 1890s and the close of the "silent" era at the end of the 1920s, some of the longest, most expensive and most watched films on both…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • An Ancient Theory of Religion: Euhemerism from Antiquity to the Present book cover

    An Ancient Theory of Religion

    Euhemerism from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Nickolas Roubekas

    An Ancient Theory of Religion examines a theory of religion put forward by Euhemerus of Messene (late 4th—early 3rd century BCE) in his lost work Sacred Inscription, and shows not only how and why euhemerism came about but also how it was— and still is—used. By studying the utilization of the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Huguenot Networks, 1560�1780: The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe book cover

    Huguenot Networks, 1560�1780

    The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Larminie

    These chapters explore how a religious minority not only gained a toehold in countries of exile, but also wove itself into their political, social, and religious fabric. The way for the refugees’ departure from France was prepared through correspondence and the cultivation of commercial,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Film, Religion and Activist Citizens: An ontology of transformative acts book cover

    Film, Religion and Activist Citizens

    An ontology of transformative acts, 1st Edition

    By Milja Radovic

    Film can be a socio-political and artistic-transformative cultural practice through which acts and activism are performed. Going beyond ideological constructs of activism and legal definitions of citizenship, this book offers a novel approach to understanding the ontology of acts and activist…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Does the Pro-Life Worldview Make Sense?: Abortion, Hell, and Violence Against Abortion Doctors book cover

    Does the Pro-Life Worldview Make Sense?

    Abortion, Hell, and Violence Against Abortion Doctors, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kershnar

    This book looks at a family of views involving the pro-life view of abortion and Christianity. These issues are important because major religious branches (for example, Catholicism and some large branches of Evangelicalism) and leading politicians assert, or are committed to, the following: (a) it…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Edwardian Culture: Beyond the Garden Party book cover

    Edwardian Culture

    Beyond the Garden Party, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Shaw, Sarah Shaw, Naomi Carle

    Edwardian Culture: Beyond the Garden Party is the first truly interdisciplinary collection of essays dealing with culture in Britain c.1895-1914. Bringing together essays on literature, art, politics, religion, architecture, marketing, and imperial history, the study highlights the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema: Blind Paul book cover

    Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema

    Blind Paul, 1st Edition

    By Sean Desilets

    This book revisits the tradition of Western religious cinema in light of scholarship on St. Paul’s political theology. The book’s subtitle derives from the account in the Book of Acts that St. Paul was temporarily blinded in the wake of his conversion on the road to Damascus. In imitation of Paul,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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