Sociology: Sociology of Religion

  • Multiple Modernities and Postsecular Societies book cover

    Multiple Modernities and Postsecular Societies

    By Kristina Stoeckl

    Edited by Massimo Rosati

    Engaging with the idea that the world reveals not one, but many routes to modernity, this volume explores the role of religion in the emergence of multiple forms of modernity, which evolve according to specific cultural conditions and interpretations of the 'modern project'. It draws upon case…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Science and Religious Anthropology: A Spiritually Evocative Naturalist Interpretation of Human Life book cover

    Science and Religious Anthropology

    A Spiritually Evocative Naturalist Interpretation of Human Life

    By Wesley J. Wildman

    Science and Religious Anthropology explores the convergence of the biological sciences, human sciences, and humanities around a spiritually evocative, naturalistic vision of human life. The disciplinary contributions are at different levels of complexity, from evolution of brains to existential…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Astrology and Popular Religion in the Modern West: Prophecy, Cosmology and the New Age Movement book cover

    Astrology and Popular Religion in the Modern West

    Prophecy, Cosmology and the New Age Movement

    By Nicholas Campion

    This book explores an area of contemporary religion, spirituality and popular culture which has not so far been investigated in depth, the phenomenon of astrology in the modern west. Locating modern astrology historically and sociologically in its religious, New Age and millenarian contexts,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Reconciliation, Nations and Churches in Latin America book cover

    Reconciliation, Nations and Churches in Latin America

    Edited by Iain S. Maclean

    This book examines the recent phenomenon in Latin America of national Truth and Reconciliation commissions. Few studies have examined the role of Churches or religion in political processes that proclaim valued theological terms as their agenda - truth, forgiveness, and reconciliation. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Alpha Enterprise: Evangelism in a Post-Christian Era book cover

    The Alpha Enterprise

    Evangelism in a Post-Christian Era

    By Stephen Hunt

    The Alpha Enterprise explores the development, growth and impact of the most widely used evangelising programme of recent decades. The Alpha course is run in over seven thousand churches in the UK and over five thousand in the USA. Across the world some four million people have graduated through…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Faith Lives of Women and Girls: Qualitative Research Perspectives book cover

    The Faith Lives of Women and Girls

    Qualitative Research Perspectives

    Edited by Nicola Slee, Fran Porter, Anne Phillips

    Identifying, illuminating and enhancing understanding of key aspects of women and girls' faith lives, The Faith Lives of Women and Girls represents a significant body of original qualitative research from practitioners and researchers across the UK. Contributors include new and upcoming researchers…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Exploring Religion and the Sacred in a Media Age book cover

    Exploring Religion and the Sacred in a Media Age

    By Elisabeth Arweck

    Edited by Christopher Deacy

    In recent years, there has been growing awareness across a range of academic disciplines of the value of exploring issues of religion and the sacred in relation to cultures of everyday life. Exploring Religion and the Sacred in a Media Age offers inter-disciplinary perspectives drawing from…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group

  • Collectivistic Religions: Religion, Choice, and Identity in Late Modernity book cover

    Collectivistic Religions

    Religion, Choice, and Identity in Late Modernity

    By Slavica Jakelic

    Collectivistic Religions draws upon empirical studies of Christianity in Europe to address questions of religion and collective identity, religion and nationalism, religion and public life, and religion and conflict. It moves beyond the attempts to tackle such questions in terms of 'choice'…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • A Test of Faith?: Religious Diversity and Accommodation in the European Workplace book cover

    A Test of Faith?

    Religious Diversity and Accommodation in the European Workplace

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Katayoun Alidadi

    Issues of religious diversity in the workplace have become very topical and have been raised before domestic courts and the European Court of Human Rights. Examining the controversial and constantly evolving position of religion in the workplace, this collection brings together chapters by legal…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law in Association with RELIGARE

  • Reading Spiritualities: Constructing and Representing the Sacred book cover

    Reading Spiritualities

    Constructing and Representing the Sacred

    By Dawn Llewellyn

    Edited by Deborah F. Sawyer

    The phenomenon of 'sacred text' has undergone radical deconstruction in recent times, reflecting how religion has broken out of its traditional definitions and practices, and how current literary theories have influenced texts inside the religious domain and beyond. Reading Spiritualities presents…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Jewish Topographies: Visions of Space, Traditions of Place book cover

    Jewish Topographies

    Visions of Space, Traditions of Place

    By Julia Brauch, Anna Lipphardt

    How have Jews experienced their environments and how have they engaged with specific places? How do Jewish spaces emerge, how are they contested, performed and used? With these questions in mind, this anthology focuses on the production of Jewish space and lived Jewish spaces and sheds light on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Religion and Identity in Modern Russia: The Revival of Orthodoxy and Islam book cover

    Religion and Identity in Modern Russia

    The Revival of Orthodoxy and Islam

    By Marietta Stepaniants

    Edited by Juliet Johnson

    Focusing on the roles of Russian Orthodoxy and Islam in constituting, challenging and changing national and ethnic identities in Russia, this study takes Tsarist and Soviet legacies into account, paying special attention to the evolution of the relationship between religious teachings and political…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Post-Soviet Politics

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