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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. A New Science of Religion

    Edited by Greg Dawes, James Maclaurin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Religious belief, once in the domain of the humanities, has found a new home in the sciences. Promising new developments in the study of religion by cognitive scientists and evolutionary theorists put forward empirical hypotheses regarding the origin, spread, and character of religious beliefs....

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Buddhism and Violence

    Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia

    Edited by Vladimir Tikhonov, Torkel Brekke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a ‘peaceful’ religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Origin of Heresy

    A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity

    By Robert M. Royalty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Heresy is a central concept in the formation of Orthodox Christianity. Where does this notion come from? This book traces the construction of the idea of ‘heresy’ in the rhetoric of ideological disagreements in Second Temple Jewish and early Christian texts and in the development of the polemical...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Popular Music in Evangelical Youth Culture

    By Stella Lau

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Christian churches and groups within Anglo-American contexts have increasingly used popular music as a way to connect with young people. This book investigates the relationships between evangelical Christianity and popular music, focusing particularly on electronic dance music in the last twenty...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Just War and the Ethics of Espionage
    By Darrell Cole
    To Be Published August 11th 2014
  2. Negative Theology and Modern French Philosophy
    By Arthur Bradley
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  3. Judaism and Collective Life: Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz
    By Aryei Fishman
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  4. Metaphysics and Transcendence
    By Arthur Gibson
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  5. Foucault, Christianity and Interfaith Dialogue
    By Henrique Pinto
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  6. Sainthood and Race: Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh
    Edited by Molly H. Bassett, Vincent W. Lloyd
    To Be Published August 26th 2014
  7. Making European Muslims: Religious Socialization Among Young Muslims in Scandinavia and Western Europe
    Edited by Mark Sedgwick
    To Be Published September 12th 2014
  8. Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity
    By Richard Miller
    To Be Published December 30th 2014
  9. Eschatology and the Technological Future
    By Michael Burdett
    To Be Published February 1st 2015
  10. Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesis
    Edited by Zev Garber
    To Be Published March 1st 2015

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