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  1. Believing in Russia - Religious Policy after Communism

    By Geraldine Fagan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of religious policy in Russia since the end of the communist regime, exposing many of the ambiguities and uncertainties about the position of religion in Russian life. It reveals how religious freedom in Russia has, contrary to the widely held view, a...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Queer Inclusion in the United Methodist Church

    By Amanda Udis-Kessler

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    The United Methodist Church has been in conflict over lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender inclusion issues since 1972. That year, in response to the gay liberation and gay rights movements, wording was added to the UMC Book of Discipline (the compilation of denominational policies and doctrines)...

    To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Is Faith in God Reasonable?

    Debates in Philosophy, Science, and Rhetoric

    Edited by Corey Miller, Paul Gould

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    The question of whether faith in God is reasonable is of renewed interest in today’s academy. In light of this interest, as well as the rise of militant religion and terrorism and the emergent reaction by neo-atheism, this volume considers this important question from the views of contemporary...

    To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Political Philosophy of Mulla Sadra

    By Seyyed Khalil Toussi

    Series: Routledge Persian and Shi'i Studies

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Mulla Sadra’s works in order to establish the nature of his political philosophy....

    To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social Work and Faith-based Organizations

    By Beth R. Crisp

    Faith-based organizations continue to play a significant role in the provision of social work services in many countries but their role within the welfare state is often contested. This text explores their various roles and relationships to social work practice, includes examples from different...

    To Be Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Egyptian Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    Egyptian Ideas of The Future Life

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum’s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the...

    To Be Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Shakespeare, the Bible, and the Form of the Book

    Contested Scriptures

    Edited by Travis DeCook, Alan Galey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    Why do Shakespeare and the English Bible seem to have an inherent relationship with each other? How have these two monumental traditions in the history of the book functioned as mutually reinforcing sources of cultural authority? How do material books and related reading practices serve as specific...

    To Be Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. International Perspectives on Education, Religion and Law

    Edited by Charles Russo Jr

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Education

    This volume examines the legal status of religion in education, both public and non-public, in the United States and seven other nations. It will stimulate further interest, research, and debate on comparative analyses on the role of religion in schools at a time when the place of religion is of...

    To Be Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi

    By Makarand R. Paranjape

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Who is responsible for the Mahatma’s death? Just one single, but determined, fanatic, the whole ideology of Hindu nationalism, the ruling Congress-led government whichfailed to protect him, or a vast majority of Indians and their descendants who considered Gandhi irrelevant? Such questions...

    To Be Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official...

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge