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New and Published Books

  1. The Occult World

    Edited by Christopher Partridge

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    This volume presents students and scholars with a comprehensive overview of the fascinating world of the occult. It explores the history of Western occultism, from ancient and medieval sources via the Renaissance, right up to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and contemporary occultism....

    To Be Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tibetan Buddhism in Diaspora

    Cultural re-signification in practice and institutions

    By Ana Cristina O. Lopes

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    The imperialist ambitions of China – which invaded Tibet in the late 1940s – have sparked the spectacular spread of Tibetan Buddhism worldwide, and especially in western countries. This work is a study on the malleability of a particular Buddhist tradition; on its adaptability in new contexts. The...

    To Be Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Eschatology and the Technological Future

    By Michael S. Burdett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The rapid advancement of technology has led to an explosion of speculative theories about what the future of humankind may look like. These "technological futurisms" have arisen from significant advances in the fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology and are drawing...

    To Be Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Myth and the Human Sciences

    Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth

    By Angus Nicholls

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    This is the first book-length critical analysis in any language of Hans Blumenberg’s theory of myth. Blumenberg can be regarded as the most important German theorist of myth of the second half of the twentieth century, and his Work on Myth (1979) has resonated across disciplines ranging from...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Christian Pilgrimage, Landscape and Heritage

    Journeying to the Sacred

    By Avril Maddrell, Veronica della Dora, Alessandro Scafi, Heather Walton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion, Travel, and Tourism

    This volume provides a theoretically- and empirically-grounded study of the significance of landscape, its intersection with cultural heritage, and associated implications for tourism, in Christian pilgrimage. It provides an international and interdenominational perspective on these issues, drawing...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Religion in the Classroom

    Dilemmas for Democratic Education

    By Jennifer Hauver James, Simone Schweber, Robert Kunzman, Keith C. Barton, Kimberly Logan

    Dilemmas surrounding the role for religious beliefs and experiences permeate the school lives of teachers and teacher educators. Inspired by the need for teachers and students to more fully understand such dilemmas, this book examines the relationship between religion and teaching/learning in a...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Moralizing Cinema

    Film, Catholicism, and Power

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Daniela Treveri Gennari

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This volume is part of the recent interest in the study of religion and popular media culture (cinema in particular), but it strongly differs from most of this work in this maturing discipline. Contrary to most other edited volumes and monographs on film and religion, Moralizing Cinema will not...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Predatory Priests, Silenced Victims

    The Sexual Abuse Crisis and the Catholic Church

    Edited by Mary Gail Frawley-O'Dea, Virginia Goldner

    The sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church captured headlines and mobilized public outrage in January 2002. But much of the commentary that immediately followed was reductionistic, focusing on single "causes" of clerical abuse such as mandatory celibacy, homosexuality, sexual repressiveness or...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Teaching the Historical Jesus

    Issues and Exegesis

    Edited by Zev Garber

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Teaching the Historical Jesus in his Jewish context to students of varied religious backgrounds presents instructors with not only challenges, but also opportunities to sustain interfaith dialogue and foster mutual understanding and respect. This new collection explores these challenges and...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Representing Religion in the European Union

    Does God Matter?

    Edited by Lucian N. Leustean

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    Religious actors are becoming part of the EU bureaucratic system, and their mobilisation in Brussels and Strasbourg in the last decade has increased dramatically. This book explores the mechanism and impact of religious representation by examining relations between religious practitioners and...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge