Sociology: Sociology of Religion

  • Varieties of Personal Theology: Charting the Beliefs and Values of American Young Adults book cover

    Varieties of Personal Theology

    Charting the Beliefs and Values of American Young Adults

    By David T. Gortner

    Varieties of Personal Theology starts from the premise that all human beings are folk theologians, active not only in constructing selves but also in constructing worlds and guiding philosophies of life.Through fascinating indepth interviews and surveys, David Gortner looks specifically at '…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Religion, Identity and Change: Perspectives on Global Transformations book cover

    Religion, Identity and Change

    Perspectives on Global Transformations

    By Simon Coleman

    Edited by Peter Collins

    Religion is of enduring importance in the lives of many people, yet the religious landscape has been dramatically transformed in recent decades. Established churches have been challenged by eastern faiths, revivals of Christian and Islamic fundamentalism, and the eclectic spiritualities of the New…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group

  • New Voices in Greek Orthodox Thought: Untying the Bond between Nation and Religion book cover

    New Voices in Greek Orthodox Thought

    Untying the Bond between Nation and Religion

    By Trine Stauning Willert

    New Voices in Greek Orthodox Thought brings to the light and discusses a strand in contemporary Greek public debate that is often overlooked, namely progressive religious actors of a western orientation. International - and Greek - media tend to focus on the extreme views and to categorise…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Nuwaubian Nation: Black Spirituality and State Control book cover

    The Nuwaubian Nation

    Black Spirituality and State Control

    By Susan Palmer

    The Nuwaubian Nation takes the reader on a journey into an African-American spiritual movement. The United Nuwaubian Nation has changed shape since its inceptions in the 1970s, transforming from a Black Hebrew mystery school into a Muslim utopian community in Brooklyn, N.Y.; from an Egyptian theme…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Their Second Republic: Islamism in the Sudan from Disintegration to Oblivion book cover

    Their Second Republic

    Islamism in the Sudan from Disintegration to Oblivion

    By Abdullahi A. Gallab

    Building on his successful book, The First Islamist Republic, Abdullahi A. Gallab’s Their Second Republic: Islamism in the Sudan from Disintegration to Oblivion deals with Islamism, its representations, history, and transformations in the region. Continuing the study of Islamism in power the book…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issues book cover

    Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issues

    By W. Cole Durham, Rik Torfs

    Edited by David M. Kirkham

    Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issues brings together vital analysis of the challenges that Europe poses for an expanding Islam and that Islam poses for Europe, within their ever-evolving religious, legal, and social environments. This book gathers some of the best thinking on Islam and the law…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Death, Life and Laughter: Essays on religion in honour of Douglas Davies book cover

    Death, Life and Laughter

    Essays on religion in honour of Douglas Davies

    Edited by Mathew Guest, Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon

    Birth, death and the rituals that take us from one to the other tell us a lot about humanity and our quest to understand ourselves. It is cross-disciplinary analyses of the life course that have generated the most profound insights into religion and spirituality, challenging the concepts and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Burqa Affair Across Europe: Between Public and Private Space book cover

    The Burqa Affair Across Europe

    Between Public and Private Space

    Edited by Alessandro Ferrari, Sabrina Pastorelli

    In recent years, the wearing of the full-face veil or burqa/niqab has proved a controversial issue in many multi-cultural European societies. Focussing on the socio-legal and human rights angle, this volume provides a useful comparative perspective on how the issue has been dealt with across a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law in Association with RELIGARE

  • How Survivors of Abuse Relate to God: The Authentic Spirituality of the Annihilated Soul book cover

    How Survivors of Abuse Relate to God

    The Authentic Spirituality of the Annihilated Soul

    By Susan Shooter

    Grappling with theological issues raised by abuse, this book argues that the Church should be challenged, and ministered to, by survivors. Paying careful attention to her interviews with Christian women survivors, Shooter finds that through painful experiences of transformation they have…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Emotion, Identity and Death: Mortality Across Disciplines book cover

    Emotion, Identity and Death

    Mortality Across Disciplines

    By Chang-Won Park

    Edited by Douglas J. Davies

    Death affects all aspects of life, it touches our emotions and influences our identity. Presenting a kaleidoscope of informative views of death, dying and human response, this book reveals how different disciplines contribute to understanding the theme of death. Drawing together new and established…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Religion in Public Spaces: A European Perspective book cover

    Religion in Public Spaces

    A European Perspective

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari, Sabrina Pastorelli

    This timely volume discusses the much debated and controversial subject of the presence of religion in the public sphere. The book is divided in three sections. In the first the public/private distinction is studied mainly from a theoretical point of view, through the contributions of lawyers,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law in Association with RELIGARE

  • Philosophical Explorations of New and Alternative Religious Movements book cover

    Philosophical Explorations of New and Alternative Religious Movements

    Edited by Morgan Luck

    Philosophy of religion is focused chiefly on theism. Yet there are a growing number of new and alternative religious movements that would also benefit from philosophical scrutiny. This book is the first collection of philosophical essays, by a team of international authors, focusing on new and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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