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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. Japanese Religions and Globalization

    By Ugo Dessì

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    This book analyzes the variety of ways through which Japanese religions (Buddhism, Shinto, and new religious movements) contribute to the dynamics of accelerated globalization in recent decades. It looks at how Japanese religions provide material to cultural global flows, thus acting as carriers of...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. The Problem of Invented Religions

    Edited by Steven J. Sutcliffe, Carole M Cusack

    Invented religions have been described as modern religions which advertise their invented status and reject traditional strategies of authorisation. But what does it mean for a religious formation to be ‘made up’, and how might this status affect perceptions of its legitimacy or authenticity in...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Religions in the Modern World

    Traditions and Transformations, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Christopher Partridge, Linda Woodhead, Hiroko Kawanami

    Religions in the Modern World is the ideal textbook for those coming to the study of religion for the first time, as well as for those who wish to keep up-to-date with the latest perspectives in the field. This third edition contains new and upgraded pedagogic features, including summaries and...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Christian Goddess Spirituality

    Enchanting Christianity

    By Mary Ann Beavis

    Series: Gender, Theology and Spirituality

    This monograph focuses on "Christian Goddess Spirituality" (CGS), the phenomenon of (mostly) women who combine Christianity and Goddess Spirituality, including Wicca/Witchcraft. Mary Ann Beavis’s study provides ethnographic data and analysis on the lived religious experience of CGS practitioners,...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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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