Sociology: Sociology of Religion

  • 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 – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Lives of Muslims in India: Politics, Exclusion and Violence book cover

    Lives of Muslims in India

    Politics, Exclusion and Violence, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Abdul Shaban

    The fast-consolidating identities along religious and ethnic lines in recent years have considerably ‘minoritised’ Muslims in India. The wide-ranging essays in this volume focus on the intensified exclusionary practices against Indian Muslims, highlighting how, amidst a politics of violence,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge India

  • Religious Citizenships and Islamophobia book cover

    Religious Citizenships and Islamophobia

    Edited by Virginie Andre, Douglas Pratt

    The attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris in January 2015 once again brought to the fore the place of Islam in Western secular democracies, and the questioning of Muslim citizenship. The hyper-mediatisation of jihadist terrorism and its subsequent conflation with Muslim communities in general, has led…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Objects of Worship in South Asian Religions: Forms, Practices and Meanings book cover

    Objects of Worship in South Asian Religions

    Forms, Practices and Meanings

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen, Mikael Aktor, Kristina Myrvold

    Objects of worship are an aspect of the material dimension of lived religion in South Asia. The omnipresence of these objects and their use is a theme which cuts across the religious traditions in the pluralistic religious culture of the region. Divine power becomes manifest in the objects and for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse: The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers book cover

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation book cover

    The Angola Prison Seminary

    Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation

    By Michael Hallett, Joshua Hays, Byron R. Johnson, Sung Joon Jang, Grant Duwe

    Corrections officials faced with rising populations and shrinking budgets have increasingly welcomed "faith-based" providers offering services at no cost to help meet the needs of inmates. Drawing from three years of on-site research, this book utilizes survey analysis along with life-history…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Islam in the West book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Islam in the West

    Edited by Roberto Tottoli

    Islam has long been a part of the West in terms of religion, culture, politics and society. Discussing this interaction from al-Andalus to the present, this Handbook explores the influence Islam has had, and continues to exert; particularly its impact on host societies, culture and politics.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01
    Routledge

  • New Religious Movements and Counselling: Academic, Professional and Personal Perspectives book cover

    New Religious Movements and Counselling

    Academic, Professional and Personal Perspectives

    Edited by Sarah Harvey, Silke Steidinger, James A. Beckford

    There are many different ways in which minority religions and counselling may interact. In some cases there can be antagonism between counselling services and minority religions, with each suspecting they are ideologically threatened by the other, but it can be argued that the most common…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Skepticism: Historical and Contemporary Inquiries book cover

    Skepticism

    Historical and Contemporary Inquiries

    Edited by G. Anthony Bruno, A.C. Rutherford

    Skepticism is one of the most enduring and profound of philosophical problems. With its roots in Plato and the Sceptics to Descartes, Hume, Kant and Wittgenstein, skepticism presents a challenge that every philosopher must reckon with. In this outstanding collection philosophers engage with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Christian Language in the Secular City book cover

    Christian Language in the Secular City

    By David Martin

    This title was first published in 2002.Christian Language in the Secular City offers a series of meditations by the internationally renowned sociologist, David Martin. Martin presents a distinctive angle of vision on key issues of Christian faith, dividing the book into three clear sections: the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • The Challenge of Religion after Modernity: Beyond Disenchantment book cover

    The Challenge of Religion after Modernity

    Beyond Disenchantment

    By Raymond L. M. Lee, Susan E. Ackerman

    This title was first published in 2003:If God has departed, as Baudrillard claims, is religion still relevant? A new religious landscape is appearing in the new millennium. The middle classes with their electronic technologies are producing a culture of commodified images and signs that is…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Spiritual and Social Transformation in African American Spiritual Churches: More than Conjurers book cover

    Spiritual and Social Transformation in African American Spiritual Churches

    More than Conjurers

    By Margarita Simon Guillory

    At the core of African American religion’s response to social inequalities has been a symbiotic relationship between socio-political activism and spiritual restoration. Drawing on archival material and ethnographic fieldwork with African American Spiritual Churches in the USA, this book examines…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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