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  1. A Theology of Community Organizing

    Power to the People

    By Chris Shannahan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The rising importance of community organizing in the US and more recently in Britain has coincided with the developing significance of social movements and identity politics, debates about citizenship, social capital, civil society, and religion in the public sphere. At a time when participation in...

    Published November 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Religious Ethics and Migration

    Doing Justice to Undocumented Workers

    By Ilsup Ahn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    What does it mean to provide justice for undocumented workers who have been living among us without proper legal documentation? How can we do justice to the undocumented migrants who have been doing the low-skilled, low-paid jobs unwanted by citizens? Why should we even try to do justice for people...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Religious Conversion and Identity

    The Semiotic Analysis of Texts

    By Massimo Leone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The way in which people change and represent their spiritual evolution is often determined by recurrent language structures. Through the analysis of ancient and modern stories and their words and images, this book describes the nature of conversion through explorations of the encounter with the...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Globalization and Orthodox Christianity

    The Transformations of a Religious Tradition

    By Victor Roudometof

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    With approximately 200 to 300 million adherents worldwide, Orthodox Christianity is among the largest branches of Christianity, yet it remains relatively understudied. This book examines the rich and complex entanglements between Orthodox Christianity and globalization, offering a substantive...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Language, Desire and Theology

    A Genealogy of the Will to Speak

    By Noëlle Vahanian

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This interesting and provocative work develops a new theological approach to language in the light of contemporary critical theory....

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Jacob Boehme

    Four Centuries of Thought and Reception

    Edited by Ariel Hessayon, Sarah Apetrei

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This volume brings together for the first time some of the world’s leading authorities on the German mystic Jacob Boehme, to illuminate his thought and its reception over four centuries for the benefit of students and advanced scholars alike. Boehme’s theosophical works have influenced Western...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Religion, Gender, and the Public Sphere

    Edited by Niamh Reilly, Stacey Scriver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The re-emergence of religion as a significant cultural, social and political, force is not gender neutral. Tensions between claims for women’s equality and the rights of sexual minorities on one side and the claims of religions on the other side are well-documented across all major religions and...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Theology and the Arts

    Engaging Faith

    By Ruth Illman, W. Alan Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book brings the emerging fields of practical theology and theology of the arts into a dialogue beyond the bias of modern systematic and constructive theology. The authors draw upon postmodern, post-secular, feminist, liberation, and dialogical/dialectical philosophy and theology, and their...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. William James's Hidden Religious Imagination

    A Universe of Relations

    By Jeremy Carrette

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book offers a radical new reading of William James’s work on the idea of ‘religion.’ Moving beyond previous psychological and philosophical interpretations, it uncovers a dynamic, imaginative, and critical use of the category of religion. This work argues that we can only fully understand...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Religions in Movement

    The Local and the Global in Contemporary Faith Traditions

    Edited by Robert W Hefner, John Hutchinson, Sara Mels, Christiane Timmerman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    There has long been a debate about implications of globalization for the survival of the world of sovereign nation-states, and the role of nationalism as both an agent of and a response to globalization. In contrast, until recently there has been much less debate about the fate of religion. ‘...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Just War and the Ethics of Espionage
    By Darrell Cole
    To Be Published August 10th 2014
  2. Negative Theology and Modern French Philosophy
    By Arthur Bradley
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Judaism and Collective Life: Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz
    By Aryei Fishman
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  4. Metaphysics and Transcendence
    By Arthur Gibson
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  5. Foucault, Christianity and Interfaith Dialogue
    By Henrique Pinto
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  6. Sainthood and Race: Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh
    Edited by Molly H. Bassett, Vincent W. Lloyd
    To Be Published August 25th 2014
  7. Making European Muslims: Religious Socialization Among Young Muslims in Scandinavia and Western Europe
    Edited by Mark Sedgwick
    To Be Published September 11th 2014
  8. Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity
    By Richard Miller
    To Be Published December 29th 2014
  9. Eschatology and the Technological Future
    By Michael Burdett
    To Be Published January 31st 2015
  10. Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesis
    Edited by Zev Garber
    To Be Published February 28th 2015

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