Sociology: Sociology of Religion

  • Young People and Church Since 1900: Engagement and Exclusion book cover

    Young People and Church Since 1900

    Engagement and Exclusion

    By Naomi Thompson

    When the Sunday School pioneers saw a need in their communities in the late eighteenth century, their response provoked a 200 year movement. These early Sunday Schools met a clear social need: that for basic education. By the 1960s, they faced rapid decline – a rigid institution amidst…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series

  • Women, Religion and Leadership: Female Saints as Unexpected Leaders book cover

    Women, Religion and Leadership

    Female Saints as Unexpected Leaders

    Edited by Barbara Denison

    Women, Religion and Leadership focuses on women from the traditional context of women as leaders with chapters observing various aspects of leadership from specifically chosen religious female leaders and going on to examine the legacies they leave behind.   This book seeks to identify and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Leadership Research

  • Religions in Practice: An Approach to the Anthropology of Religion book cover

    Religions in Practice

    An Approach to the Anthropology of Religion, 7th Edition

    By John R. Bowen

    Religions in Practice provides a comprehensive and primarily theme-based overview for students of the anthropology of religion. Whilst covering traditional topics such as magic, witchcraft, and spiritual healing, the book addresses key contemporary subjects including migration, transnationalism,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Religion: A Reader book cover

    Sociology of Religion

    A Reader, 3rd Edition

    Edited by William Mirola, Susanne C Monahan, Michael Emerson

    A reader that seeks to explore the relationship between the structure and culture of religion and various elements of social life in the U.S., Sociology of Religion: A Reader, 3e is ideal as either a standalone reader or supplement to the text written by the same author team, Why Religion Matters.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

  • Muslim Pilgrimage in Europe book cover

    Muslim Pilgrimage in Europe

    By Ingvild Flaskerud, Richard J. Natvig

    In spite of Islam’s long history in Europe and the growing number of Muslims resident in Europe, little research exists on Muslim pilgrimage in Europe. This collection of eleven chapters is the first systematic attempt to fill this lacuna in an emerging research field. Placing the pilgrims’…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Islamic Environmentalism: Activism in the United States and Great Britain book cover

    Islamic Environmentalism

    Activism in the United States and Great Britain

    By Rosemary Hancock

    Islamic Environmentalism examines Muslim involvement in environmentalism in the United States and Great Britain. The book focuses upon Muslim activists and Islamic organizations that approach environmentalism as a religious duty: offering environmental readings of Islamic scriptures, and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Young Muslim Change-Makers: Grassroots Charities Rethinking Modern Societies book cover

    Young Muslim Change-Makers

    Grassroots Charities Rethinking Modern Societies

    By William Barylo

    The Muslim charity sector is stronger than ever, attracting thousands of volunteers and millions of pounds in donations. In times of mobile internet and social media, young people have set up small scale charities in urban areas, providing general social services to Muslims and non-Muslims alike.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Islamic Studies Series

  • Young People's Understanding of Society (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Young People's Understanding of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By Adrian Furnham

    First published in 1991, this book represents the first wide-ranging review of young people’s understanding of the social world and the functioning of society. Taking a social cognitive view of adolescence, it focuses on the processes by which young people learn to understand other people’s…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • Islam and Popular Culture book cover

    Islam and Popular Culture

    Edited by Anna Piela

    This collection aims to bring together writings that trace and critically analyse Islamic aspects of many modern-day popular cultural practices and products. The concepts of 'Islam' and 'popular culture' are both contested and context-dependent, and as such, they are understood here on inclusive,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Revival: The Return of the Primitive (2001): A New Sociological Theory of Religion book cover

    Revival: The Return of the Primitive (2001)

    A New Sociological Theory of Religion

    By Richard K. Fenn

    This title was first published in 2001. This work presents a sociological theory of religion. Richard K. Fenn demonstrates that the shape of the sacred depends on what aspects of the psyche and of the environment seem to be beyond the pale of the human and the social, that is, the primitive.…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology

    Edited by Joshua R. Farris, Charles Taliaferro

    In recent scholarship there is an emerging interest in the integration of philosophy and theology. Philosophers and theologians address the relationship between body and soul and its implications for theological anthropology. In so doing, philosopher-theologians interact with cognitive science,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge

  • The Problem of Invented Religions book cover

    The Problem of Invented Religions

    Edited by Steven J. Sutcliffe, Carole M Cusack

    Invented religions have been described as modern religions which advertise their invented status and reject traditional strategies of authorisation. But what does it mean for a religious formation to be ‘made up’, and how might this status affect perceptions of its legitimacy or authenticity in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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