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  • The Unknown Relatives: The Catholic as the Other in the Victorian Novel book cover

    The Unknown Relatives

    The Catholic as the Other in the Victorian Novel, 1st Edition

    By Monika Mazurek

    The Unknown Relatives analyses a large body of Victorian literary texts dealing with the topic of Catholicism and Catholics, written from the non-Catholic perspective. The readings of these texts are inspired by psychoanalytic criticism, primarily by the work of Freud and Kristeva. Kristeva’s work…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice: Owning and Consuming book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice

    Owning and Consuming, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie, Michael Trainor

    This book compares our contemporary preoccupation with ownership and consumption with the role of property and possessions in the biblical world, contending that Christian theology provides a valuable entry point to discussing the issue of private property—a neoliberal tool with the capacity to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Migration, and Mobility: The Brazilian Experience book cover

    Religion, Migration, and Mobility

    The Brazilian Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Maria de Castro, Andrew Dawson

    Focusing on migration and mobility, this edited collection examines the religious landscape of Brazil as populated and shaped by transnational flows and domestic migratory movements. Bringing together interdisciplinary perspectives on migration and religion, this book argues that Brazil’s diverse…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture: Female Lucifers, Priestesses, and Witches book cover

    Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture

    Female Lucifers, Priestesses, and Witches, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Wallraven

    Examining the intersection of occult spirituality, text, and gender, this book provides a compelling analysis of the occult revival in literature from the 1880s through the course of the twentieth century. Bestselling novels such as The Da Vinci Code play with magic and the fascination of hidden…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion book cover

    Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vít Šisler, Kerstin Radde-Antweiler, Xenia Zeiler

    Game studies has been an understudied area within the emerging field of digital media and religion. Video games can reflect, reject, or reconfigure traditionally held religious ideas and often serve as sources for the production of religious practices and ideas. This collection of essays presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Muslim Womanhood and Women's Agency book cover

    Narratives of Muslim Womanhood and Women's Agency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Minako Sakai, Samina Yasmeen

    Portrayals of Islamic teachings in mass media, often present Muslim women as victims of patriarchal norms. Often covered in a full veil, and without individuality, they tend to be depicted using a monochrome image, across Muslim countries and regions. It does not portray the social reality and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Secularization book cover

    Narratives of Secularization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Harrison

    It is increasingly clear that histories of secularization are not simply dispassionate descriptions of the decline of religious belief and practice in the West. Rather, such narratives often seek to celebrate secularization, promote some version of it, lament it, or otherwise oppose it in favour of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Ritual Embodiment in Modern Western Magic: Becoming the Magician book cover

    Ritual Embodiment in Modern Western Magic

    Becoming the Magician, 1st Edition

    By Damon Zacharias Lycourinos

    In the Western world, magic has often functioned as an umbrella term for various religious beliefs and ritual practices that seek to influence events by harnessing supernatural power. The definition of these myriad occult and esoteric traditions have, however, usually come from those that are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Narrative and Belief: The Religious Affordance of Supernatural Fiction book cover

    Narrative and Belief

    The Religious Affordance of Supernatural Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markus Altena Davidsen

    The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and certain other works of fantasy and science fiction have inspired some of their readers and viewers to believe that the superhuman powers of the story-worlds, such as Gandalf and the Force, exist also in the real world. We can say that such fictional narratives…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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