Religion

We provide researchers, professionals, lecturers and students with books, Journals, eProducts, Resources and Information in the subject of Religion and Religious Studies.

Routledge offers a broad array of academic resources for students, instructors, and scholars of Religion and Theology. Our titles include textbooks, handbooks, and supplementary texts on subjects ranging from ancient traditions to contemporary religious experience and to religious themes in popular culture. These pages feature information on individual books, series, and authors, as well as a list of relevant contacts at Routledge.

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122Series in Religion

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2,219New Products

  • Defining Shinto: A Reader book cover

    Defining Shinto

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark W. MacWilliams, Okuyama Michiaki

    This book provides key official documents alongside political, religious-philosophical, and historical essays, illustrating how the term "Shinto" has metamorphosed terminologically from Japan’s emergence as a modern nation state in the late 19th century to the postmodern Japan of today. "Shinto"…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Critical Categories in the Study of Religion

  • Introducing Religion: Religious Studies for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Introducing Religion

    Religious Studies for the Twenty-First Century, 5th Edition

    By Robert S. Ellwood

    Introducing Religion explores different ways of looking at religion in the twenty-first century. Providing a broad overview to the discipline of religious studies, this textbook introduces students to engaging and contemporary topics such as: sociology of religion psychology of religion history…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Africana Womanism: Reclaiming Ourselves book cover

    Africana Womanism

    Reclaiming Ourselves, 5th Edition

    By Clenora Hudson-Weems

    First published in 1993, this is a new edition of the classic text in which Clenora Hudson-Weems sets out a paradigm for women of African descent. Examining the status, struggles and experiences of the Africana woman forced into exile in Europe, Latin America, the United States or at Home in Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

Author Interviews

An Author Interview with Darren Middleton - Rastafari and the Arts: An Introduction

Listen to the latest interview with Darren Middleton, author of Rastafari and the Arts: An Introduction, on New Books in Religion where he discusses Rastafari and its creative and cultural traditions, as well as Rastafari and Gender and the commodification of Rastafari.

Click here to listen to the full interview.

The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of interfaith dialogue.

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Witchcraft and the Supernatural

Identity Transformations: A compilation of chapters from works by Anthony Elliott FreeBook

We are delighted to introduce a new FreeBook which brings together a number of fascinating chapters from some of our leading books on witchcraft and the supernatural. This will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in the Early Modern period, witch-hunting, supernatural phenomena, folklore, and superstition.

Click here for more information and to access your free copy.

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Editorial Contacts

  • Aakash Chakrabarty, Commissioning Editor, Routledge India

    Aakash Chakrabarty commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of politics, especially political theory and processes, public policy and administration, migration, social exclusion & discrimination. He also looks at works on environment, religion and linguistics. He is actively looking to commission manuscripts on key issues

  • Shoma Choudhury, Commissioning Manager, Routledge India

    Shoma Choudhury commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of international relations / defence & strategic studies, economics / business & management, media & culture studies, and literature. She also looks at gender, environment, and religion. She is actively looking for books on current and topical issues in these areas. 

  • Rebecca Shillabeer, Editor

    Rebecca Shillabeer commissions leading books in all major areas of Religious Studies and Theology. She works on a broad range of titles from introductory textbooks for students approaching a subject for the first time, to cutting-edge scholarly research volumes. 

  • Joshua Wells, Editor, Religion

    Joshua Wells works on Routledge’s Religion list commissioning publications at the postgraduate research level in Religious Studies and Theology. His remit covers books on all major world religions, as well as minority/new religions and non-belief, and includes perspectives on religious practice and experience from across the Humanities and Social Sciences. He is actively looking for new projects from academics whose research concerns topics such as, religion and media, religion and the arts, religion and digital culture, religion and gender/sexuality, religion and the environment, religion and cognitive science and interdisciplinary biblical criticism. He can be found on LinkedIn.

Conference Attendance 2019

Using the subject menu below you can browse through the conferences we will be attending in 2019, where we will be showcasing our most recently published books. 

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