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  1. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Rise of Modern Jewish Politics

    Extraordinary Movement

    By C.S. Monaco

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The path toward modern Jewish politics, a process that required a dramatic reconstruction of Jewish life, may have emerged during a far earlier time frame and in a different geographic and cultural context than has previously been thought. Drawing upon current sociological understanding of social...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Judaism and Collective Life: Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz
    By Aryei Fishman
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  2. Metaphysics and Transcendence
    By Arthur Gibson
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  3. David’s Jerusalem: Between Memory and History
    By Daniel Pioske
    To Be Published February 19th 2015
  4. Reconsidering Johannine Christianity: A Social Identity Approach
    By Raimo Hakola
    To Be Published May 14th 2015
  5. Translating Religion: What is Lost and Gained
    Edited by Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz
    To Be Published June 30th 2015

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