Sociology: Sociology of Religion

  • Muslims in Europe: Comparative perspectives on socio-cultural integration book cover

    Muslims in Europe

    Comparative perspectives on socio-cultural integration

    Edited by Paul Statham, Jean Tillie

    Atrocities by terrorists acting in the name of the ‘Islamic State’ are occurring with increasing regularity across Western Europe. Often the perpetrators are ‘home grown’, which places the relationship between Muslims and the countries in which they live under intense political and media scrutiny,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and community structures. Beginning with the argument that the perception of society varies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Sacred Text to Internet: Volume 1 book cover

    From Sacred Text to Internet

    Volume 1

    Edited by Gwilym Beckerlegge

    This title was first published in 2001: From Sacred Text to Internet addresses two key issues affecting the global spread of religion: first, the impact of new media on the ways in which religious traditions present their messages, and second, the global relocation of religions in novel…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Embracing Sexuality: Authority and Experience in the Catholic Church book cover

    Embracing Sexuality

    Authority and Experience in the Catholic Church

    Edited by Joseph A. Selling

    Over the past few decades our experience and understanding of human sexuality has changed remarkably. The women's movement, the gay rights movement, and a growing social tolerance for diverse lifestyles - the landscape in which we view human sexuality - has been greatly altered. Cohabitation,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Alternative Religions: A Sociological Introduction book cover

    Alternative Religions

    A Sociological Introduction

    By Stephen J. Hunt

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The 'Empty' Church Revisited book cover

    The 'Empty' Church Revisited

    2nd Edition

    By Robin Gill

    This title was first published in 2003. When did churches start to appear more empty than full - and why? The very physicality of largely empty churches and chapels in Britain plays a powerful role in popular perceptions of 'religion'. Empty churches are frequently cited in the media as evidence of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reinventing Christianity: Nineteenth-Century Contexts book cover

    Reinventing Christianity

    Nineteenth-Century Contexts

    Edited by Linda Woodhead

    This title was first published in 2001. 'An age of faith or an age of doubt?'- the question has dominated study of Christianity in the Victorian era. Reinventing Christianity offers a fresh analysis of the vitality and variety of Christianity in Britain and America in the Victorian era. Part One…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The British Christian Women's Movement: A Rehabilitation of Eve book cover

    The British Christian Women's Movement

    A Rehabilitation of Eve

    By Jenny Daggers

    This title was first published in 2002. This book presents a timely study of a neglected British Christian women's movement. Jenny Daggers charts the inception of the movement in the exciting times of the post-sixties decades, amid new currents generated in the British denominational churches, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religion and Social Transformations: Volume 2 book cover

    Religion and Social Transformations

    Volume 2

    Edited by David Herbert

    This title was first published in 2002: Religion and Social Transformations examines the reciprocal relationship between religion, modernity and social change. The book focuses on the world's three major missionary religions - Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. It explores how these three traditions…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Perspectives on Civil Religion: Volume 3 book cover

    Perspectives on Civil Religion

    Volume 3

    By Gerald Parsons

    This title was first published in 2002: Perspectives on Civil Religion introduces the concept of civil religion, examines the use of the concept in recent scholarship and investigates examples of civil religion in the contemporary world. The book sets out to explore tensions and complexities in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sacred Landscapes and Cultural Politics: Planting a Tree book cover

    Sacred Landscapes and Cultural Politics

    Planting a Tree

    By Philip P. Arnold, Ann Grodzins Gold

    This title was first published in 2001. How do people in different cultural worlds think about relationships with nature? How do religious ideas become formative of landscape? How can indigenous traditions inform current cultural debates? This book explores ways in which religious perceptions and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religion in Higher Education: The Politics of the Multi-Faith Campus book cover

    Religion in Higher Education

    The Politics of the Multi-Faith Campus

    By Sophie Gilliat-Ray

    This title was first published in 2000. The place of religion in universities and institutes of higher education has become increasingly topical and contested in recent years, largely due to the growth of religious diversity on campus. Issues such as shared worship spaces, equal opportunities, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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