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  1. Liturgy Wars

    Ritual Theory and Protestant Reform in Nineteenth-Century Zurich

    By Theodore M. Vial

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    The nineteenth century was a period of intense religious conflict across Europe, as people confronted the major changes brought by modernity. In Zurich, one phase of this religious conflict was played out in a struggle over revisions to the ritual of baptism. In its analysis of the Zurich conflict,...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Steel City Gospel

    Protestant Laity and Reform in Progressive-Era Pittsburgh

    By Keith A. Zahniser

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    Demonstrating the power religious language, ideas, and institutions had in shaping progressive reform in Pittsburgh, this cross-disciplinary study addresses significant debates in the fields of Progressive-Era political history and American religious history, while telling the story of an...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Heavenly Journeys, Earthly Concerns

    The Legacy of the Mi'raj in the Formation of Islam

    By Brooke Olson Vuckovic

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    This book examines how an elite group of traditionists, historians and theologians shaped Muslims' perceptions of their prophet, their community and their behavior by retelling and interpreting the story of Muhammad's ascent to heaven (the mi'raj)....

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. White Roses on the Floor of Heaven

    Nature and Flower Imagery in Latter-Day Saints Women's Literature, 1880-1920

    By Susanna Morrill

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 10th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Theories of the Gift in South Asia

    Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Reflections on Dana

    By Maria Heim

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    This book explores the ethical and social implications of unilateral gifts of esteem, offering a perceptive guide to the uniquely South Asian contributors to theoretical work on the gift....

    Published September 20th 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Spirit of Development

    Protestant NGOs, Morality, and Economics in Zimbabwe

    By Erica Bornstein

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    This work is an ethnographic account of the work of transnational, Christian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Zimbabwe. Protestant NGOs are one of the voices of pluralism in southern Africa, sometimes challenging the state and at other times collaborating with it. The tensions of such...

    Published May 31st 2004 by Routledge

  7. The Fox's Craft in Japanese Religion and Culture

    Shapeshifters, Transformations, and Duplicities

    By Michael Bathgate

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    For more than a millennium, the fox has been a ubiquitous figure at the margins of the Japanese collective imagination. In the writings of the nobility and the motifs of popular literature, the fox is known as a shapeshifter, able to assume various forms in order to deceive others. Focusing on...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Lest We Be Damned

    Practical Innovation & Lived Experience Among Catholics in Protestant England, 1559–1642

    By Lisa McClain

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    Through compelling personal stories and in rich detail, McClain reveals the give-and-take interaction between the institutional church in Rome and the needs of believers and the hands-on clergy who provided their pastoral care within England. In doing so, she illuminates larger issues of how...

    Published October 29th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Explaining Mantras

    Ritual, Rhetoric, and the Dream of a Natural Language in Hindu Tantra

    By Robert A. Yelle

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 18th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Las Abejas

    Pacifist Resistance and Syncretic Identities in a Globalizing Chiapas

    By Marco Tavanti

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 19th 2002 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Lest We Be Damned: Practical Innovation & Lived Experience Among Catholics in Protestant England, 1559–1642
    By Lisa McClain
    To Be Published November 1st 2014

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