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  1. Making European Muslims

    Religious Socialization Among Young Muslims in Scandinavia and Western Europe

    Edited by Mark Sedgwick

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Making European Muslims provides an in-depth examination of what it means to be a young Muslim in Europe today, where the assumptions, values and behavior of the family and those of the majority society do not always coincide. Focusing on the religious socialization of Muslim children at home, in...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sainthood and Race

    Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh

    Edited by Molly H. Bassett, Vincent W. Lloyd

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In popular imagination, saints exhibit the best characteristics of humanity, universally recognizable but condensed and embodied in an individual. Recent scholarship has asked an array of questions concerning the historical and social contexts of sainthood, and opened new approaches to its study....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Gender and Power in Contemporary Spirituality

    Ethnographic Approaches

    Edited by Anna Fedele, Kim Knibbe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book explores the entanglements of gender and power in spiritual practices and analyzes strategies used by spiritual practitioners to attain what to social scientists might seem an impossible goal: creating spiritual communities without creating gendered hierarchies. What strategies do...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Foucault, Christianity and Interfaith Dialogue

    By Henrique Pinto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Foucault, Christianity and Interfaith Dialogue develops a new model for interfaith dialogue using the work of the French historian of ideas, Michel Foucault. The author argues that it is the injustice done to the 'Other' by Roman Catholic, Protestant and other centred and unitary models of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Just War and the Ethics of Espionage

    By Darrell Cole

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. Western leaders have increasingly used spies to execute missions unsuitable to the military. These operations, which often result in the contravening of international law and...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Adam Smith as Theologian

    Edited by Paul Oslington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Adam Smith wrote in a Scotland where Calvinism, Continental natural law theory, Stoic philosophy, and the Newtonian tradition of scientific natural theology were key to the intellectual lives of his contemporaries. But what impact did these ideas have on Smith’s system? What was Smith’s...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Material Religion and Popular Culture

    By E. Frances King

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In this study, E. Frances King explores how people first learn to relate to the images and artefacts of religious belief within their domestic environments. As a sense of religious belonging is instilled on a daily basis in the home, it also becomes emotionally linked to family, community, and...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Abrogation in the Qur’an and Islamic Law

    By Louay Fatoohi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book examines in detail the concept of "abrogation" in the Qur’an, which has played a major role in the development of Islamic law and has implications for understanding the history and integrity of the Qur’anic text. The term has gained popularity in recent years, as Muslim groups and...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Aquinas and Radical Orthodoxy

    A Critical Inquiry

    By Paul DeHart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Aquinas and Radical Orthodoxy investigates the encounter of the most vibrant and controversial trend in recent theology with the greatest Christian thinker of the Middle Ages. The book describes Radical Orthodoxy’s orientation and highlights those anti-secular strategies and intellectual influences...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Theology, Creation, and Environmental Ethics

    From Creatio Ex Nihilo to Terra Nullius

    By Whitney Bauman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Winner of the John Templeton Award for Theological Promise, 2009 This book argues that the Christian doctrine of creatio ex nihilo (creation out of nothing) sets up a support system for a "logic of domination" toward human and earth others. Conceptually inspired by the work of theologian Catherine...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesis
    Edited by Zev Garber
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  2. Negative Theology and Modern French Philosophy
    By Arthur Bradley
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  3. Judaism and Collective Life: Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz
    By Aryei Fishman
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  4. Metaphysics and Transcendence
    By Arthur Gibson
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  5. Eschatology and the Technological Future
    By Michael S. Burdett
    To Be Published January 29th 2015
  6. Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity
    By Richard C. Miller
    To Be Published February 1st 2015
  7. David’s Jerusalem: Between Memory and History
    By Daniel Pioske
    To Be Published February 19th 2015
  8. Translating Religion: What is Lost and Gained
    Edited by Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz
    To Be Published June 30th 2015

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