Sociology: Sociology of Religion

  • Religion and Sexuality book cover

    Religion and Sexuality

    1st Edition

    By Jodi O'Brien

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism: The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis) book cover

    Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism

    The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis), 1st Edition

    By Dimitrios Methenitis

    The emergence of religious fundamentalism in a globalized, post-colonial world poses a significant challenge to the "End of History" narratives common in academic and non-academic literature alike.   Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism proposes that we must seek new…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Disclosing Church: Generating Ecclesiology Through Conversations in Practice book cover

    Disclosing Church

    Generating Ecclesiology Through Conversations in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Clare Watkins

    In 2010 Heythrop College, in collaboration with the Oxford Centre for Ecclesiology and Practical Theology (OxCEPT), produced the Action Research - Church and Society (ARCS) project. This turned out to be a landmark study in the praxis of Anglican and Catholic ecclesiology in the UK, showing how…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Contemporary Christian-Muslim Dialogue: Twenty-First Century Initiatives book cover

    Contemporary Christian-Muslim Dialogue

    Twenty-First Century Initiatives, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Pratt

    By the late 20th century the Vatican and the World Council of Churches held other religions and their peoples, including especially Islam and Muslims, as worthy of respect and honoured as dialogue-partners. Early in the 21st century, in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Bhagavad-Gita for the Modern Reader: History, interpretations and philosophy book cover

    The Bhagavad-Gita for the Modern Reader

    History, interpretations and philosophy, 2nd Edition

    By M. V. Nadkarni

    What is the Bhagavad-Gita? Is it just a religious text? When was it composed? How relevant is it to the modern world? This book answers these foundational questions and more. It critically examines the Bhagavad-Gita in terms of its liberal, humanist and inclusive appeal, bringing out its…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge India

  • A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders: Zooming in on Monasteries book cover

    A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders

    Zooming in on Monasteries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcin Jewdokimow, Thomas Quartier

    A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders applies visual methods to the exploration of various facets of religious life, such as everyday lived experience, contemporary monastic identity or monastic architecture. Presenting a series of visual essays, it treats images not as simple…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Religion

  • Natural Communions book cover

    Natural Communions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel R. Ricci

    The academic treatment of the environment and nature, since the 1980s, has been formalized in sub-disciplines like environmental history, environmental philosophy, ecocriticism and ecospirituality. Within these disciplines the concept of nature has been variously employed to reorient humanity to a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Against Religion book cover

    Against Religion

    1st Edition

    By Tamas Pataki

    Against Religion applies a psychoanalytic perspective, though with several novel features, to the understanding of some important aspects of religions, particularly to fundamentalist religions. It acknowledges the good in religion, but argues that this is outweighed by the bad. Religious ideology…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Cultivation of Conformity: Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularization book cover

    The Cultivation of Conformity

    Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularization, 1st Edition

    By Pink Dandelion

    This book explores the inter-relationship between religious groups and wider society and examines the way religious groups change in relation to societal norms, potentially to the point of undergoing processes of ‘internal secularisation’ within secular and secularist cultures. Received…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set collects together in 19 volumes a wealth of texts on Sociology of Religion. An invaluable reference resource, it contains classic books on a wide range of topics, including: religion and violence, religion and family life, religion and society, culture and class.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Religion and Advanced Industrial Society book cover

    Religion and Advanced Industrial Society

    1st Edition

    By James A. Beckford

    This book, first published in 1989, demonstrates that sociologists have much to gain from a strengthening of the connections between general theories about the changing character of modern western societies and specific studies of religion. It combines an exegesis of sociological classics in the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Virtuous Pagans: Unreligious People in America book cover

    Virtuous Pagans

    Unreligious People in America, 1st Edition

    By Thomas H. Davenport

    This book, first published in 1991, examines the unreligious of America. Most sociologists of religion viewed religious belief and behaviour as having strong positive function for individual well-being – with the implicit assumption that unreligious individuals would lack meaning in life. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

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