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Forthcoming New Religious Movements Books

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  1. 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. ‘...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Religion, the Occult, and the Paranormal

    Edited by Carole M. Cusack, Helen Farley

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    The field encompassed by ‘Religion, the Occult, and the Paranormal’ is both fascinating and frustrating. The fascination stems from the contested nature of the content, and the multi-disciplinary nature of the existing scholarly literature. The frustration stems chiefly from the misunderstood and...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Religion and the Media in China

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and the media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sojourner Truth

    Prophet of Social Justice

    By Isabelle Kinnard Richman

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Although Sojourner Truth was born into bondage and cruel oppression, in liberation, she emerged as a leader in the most radical causes of her era. She travelled the country, an outspoken and riveting presence in the struggles for the abolition of slavery and women’s suffrage. While her role in...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Religions in the Modern World

    Traditions and Transformations, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Christopher Partridge, Linda Woodhead, Hiroko Kawanami

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Radical Religion & Violence

    Theory & Case Studies

    By Jeffrey Kaplan

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Jeffrey Kaplan has been one of the most influential scholars of new religious movements, extremism and terrorism. His pioneering use of interpretive fieldwork among radical and violent subcultures opened up new fields of scholarship and vastly increased our understanding of the beliefs and...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

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