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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Theology and the Science of Moral Action

    Virtue Ethics, Exemplarity, and Cognitive Neuroscience

    Edited by James A. Van Slyke, Gregory Peterson, Warren S. Brown, Kevin S. Reimer, Michael L Spezio

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The past decade has witnessed a renaissance in scientific approaches to the study of morality. Once understood to be the domain of moral psychology, the newer approach to morality is largely interdisciplinary, driven in no small part by developments in behavioural economics and evolutionary biology...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Religion, Language, and Power

    Edited by Nile Green, Mary Searle-Chatterjee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Religion, Language and Power shows that the language of ‘religion’ is far from neutral, and that the packaging and naming of what English speakers call ‘religious’ groups or identities is imbued with the play of power. Religious Studies has all too often served to amplify voices from other...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Christianity, Tolerance and Pluralism

    A Theological Engagement with Isaiah Berlin's Social Theory

    By Michael Jinkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book provides a sustained, critical and theological engagement with arguably the most crucial aspect of contemporary society - its diversity. The author finds in the social theory of Isaiah Berlin a number of fruitful ways to reframe the debate over these questions, and to contribute to a more...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Sainthood and Race: Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh
    Edited by Molly H. Bassett, Vincent W. Lloyd
    To Be Published September 4th 2014
  2. Making European Muslims: Religious Socialization Among Young Muslims in Scandinavia and Western Europe
    Edited by Mark Sedgwick
    To Be Published September 11th 2014
  3. Gender and Power in Contemporary Spirituality: Ethnographic Approaches
    Edited by Anna Fedele, Kim Knibbe
    To Be Published November 4th 2014
  4. Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesis
    Edited by Zev Garber
    To Be Published December 18th 2014
  5. David’s Jerusalem: Between Memory and History
    By Daniel Pioske
    To Be Published January 15th 2015
  6. Eschatology and the Technological Future
    By Michael S. Burdett
    To Be Published January 19th 2015
  7. Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity
    By Richard C. Miller
    To Be Published January 20th 2015

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