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  1. Faith-Based War

    From 9/11 to Catastrophic Success in Iraq

    By T.Walter Herbert

    Series: Religion and Violence

    The American invasion of Iraq was largely governed by faith-based policy. The "shock and Awe" strategy, alongside a grossly mismanaged occupation, led to the loss of American lives. Faith-Based War presents an analysis of the imperialist Christian militarism behind the Bush Administration. America’...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  2. Why Gods Persist

    A Scientific Approach to Religion, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Hinde, Robert Hinde

    What is it about religion that appeals to people? Why do religions and religious beliefs persist in the face of increasing secularisation, harsh criticism and even political persecution? Robert Hinde argues that it is not enough simply to criticize religion, we must understand it - not only how it...

    Published September 29th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Muslims in Singapore

    Piety, politics and policies

    By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Alexius A. Pereira, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines Muslims in Singapore, analysing their habits, practices and dispositions towards everyday life, and also their role within the broader framework of the secularist Singapore state and the cultural dominance of its Chinese elite, who are predominantly Buddhist and Christian....

    Published September 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Doing Contextual Theology

    By Angie Pears

    Christian theology, like all forms of knowledge, thinking and practice, arises from and is influenced by the context in which it is done. In Doing Contextual Theology, Angie Pears demonstrates the radically contextual nature of Christian theology by focusing on five forms of liberation...

    Published September 15th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Religion and Science in Context

    A Guide to the Debates

    By Willem B. Drees

    How should we think about religion, science, and their relationship in modern society? Some religious groups oppose evolution; some atheists claim science is on their side. Others reconcile their beliefs with science, or consider science and faith to deal with fundamentally different aspects of...

    Published September 4th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Introducing American Religion

    By Charles H. Lippy

    Series: World Religions

    Introducing American Religion provides a lively and concise overview of the historical development of religion in the USA. In four parts, Charles Lippy traces the history of American religion from Europe, Native American and African life, through to the age of independence, and on to the late...

    Published July 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Understanding and Promoting Access for People with Learning Difficulties

    Seeing the Opportunities and Challenges of Risk

    Edited by Jane Seale, Melanie Nind

    The issue of access is at the forefront of the practical challenges facing people with learning difficulties and people working with or supporting them. This engaging text brings together evidence, narratives and discussions that question and advance our understanding of the concept of access for...

    Published July 9th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Women and Religion

    Edited by Pamela Klassen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    This collection is an essential research tool for all students specializing in religion and women’s studies, and will be equally useful to those working in related fields such as anthropology, cultural studies, history, literary studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, and theology. By...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Theories of Religion

    A Critical Companion

    Edited by Michael Stausberg

    Interest in theories of religion has never been greater. Scholars debate single theoretical approaches in different scholarly journals, while the ‘new atheists’ such as Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett criticize the whole idea of religion. For everyone eager to understand the current state...

    Published June 19th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Learning to be a Person in Society

    By Peter Jarvis

    Learning is a lifelong process and we are the result of our own learning. But how exactly do we learn to be a person through living? In this book, Peter Jarvis draws together all the aspects of becoming a person into the framework of learning. Considering the ongoing, "nature versus nurture" debate...

    Published June 1st 2009 by Routledge