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Forthcoming Religion in Context Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is...

    To Be Published July 23rd 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 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Translating Religion

    What is Lost and Gained?

    Edited by Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Translating Religion advances thinking about translation as a critical category in religious studies, combining theoretical reflection about processes of translation in religion with focused case studies that are international, interdisciplinary, and interreligious. By operating with broad...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Whole Earth Thinking and Planetary Coexistence

    Ecological wisdom at the intersection of religion, ecology, and philosophy

    By Sam Mickey

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Like never before in history, humans are becoming increasingly interconnected with one another and with the other inhabitants and habitats of Earth. There are numerous signs of planetary interrelations, from social media and international trade to genetic engineering and global climate change. The...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Buddhism Observed

    Travellers, Exiles and Tibetan Dharma in Kathmandu

    By Peter Moran

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    How do contemporary Westerners and Tibetans understand not only what it means to be 'Buddhist', but what it means to be hailed as one from 'the West' or from 'Tibet'? This anthropological study examines the encounter between Western travellers and Tibetan exiles in Bodhanath, on the outskirts of...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Scripturalizing the Human

    The Written as the Political

    Edited by Vincent L. Wimbush

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Scripturalizing the Human is a transdisciplinary collection of essays that reconceptualizes and models "scriptural studies" as a critical, comparative set of practices with broad ramifications for scholars of religion and biblical studies. This critical historical and ethnographic project is...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Political Religion and Religious Politics

    Navigating Identities in the United States

    By David S. Gutterman, Andrew R. Murphy

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    Profound demographic and cultural changes in American society over the last half century have unsettled conventional understandings of the relationship between religious and political identity. The "Protestant mainline" continues to shrink in numbers, as well as in cultural and political influence....

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Interfaith Advocacy

    The Role of Religious Coalitions in the Political Process

    By Katherine E. Knutson

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Using the historic Minnesota state government shutdown of 2011 as a backdrop, Interfaith Advocacy describes the work of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition, an interfaith advocacy group that brings together leaders from Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim traditions to advocate on...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Religion, Narrative and Public Imagination in South Asia

    Past and Place in the Sanskrit Mahabharata

    By James Hegarty

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    The Sanskrit Mahabharata is one of the greatest works of world literature and pivotal for the understanding of both Hindu traditions and wider society in ancient, medieval and modern South Asia. This book presents a new synthesis of philological, anthropological and cognitive-linguistic method and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender and Masculinities

    Histories, Texts and Practices in India and Sri Lanka

    Edited by Assa Doron, Alex Broom

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    Gender persists as a key site of social inequality globally, and within contemporary south Asian contexts, the cultural practices which make up ‘masculinities’ remain vital for understanding everyday life and social relations. Yet masculinities, and their discontents, are an understudied and often...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge