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  1. Reflecting on Faith Schools

    A Contemporary Project and Practice in a Multi-Cultural Society

    Edited by Helen Johnson

    Series: Spirituality in Education

    Profound changes in society, government policy and the political landscape, as well as cataclysmic events such as 9/11, have greatly altered perceptions of faith schools and their existence now causes more controversy than ever. Taking a reflective practice approach, this study by people working...

    Published December 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  2. Religion in World Conflict

    Edited by Jonathan Fox, Shmeul Sandler

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This new book tackles two crucial questions: First, how does religion in its various forms and manifestations influence world politics? Second, how will adding religion to the discourse on international relations modify our theoretical understanding? Each of these leading authors addresses...

    Published December 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  3. Religion, Democracy and Democratization

    Edited by John Anderson

    A new exploration of the troubled relationship between religion and democracy, focusing in on two key questions: * how has religion engaged with the democratization processes that have taken place over the last thirty years? * how can it contribute towards democracy in the future?...

    Published December 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Bourdieu on Religion

    Imposing Faith and Legitimacy

    By Terry Rey

    Series: Key Thinkers in the Study of Religion

    Pierre Bourdieu was one of the most influential social theorists of our time. He developed a series of concepts to uncover the way society works and to challenge assumptions about what society is. His ideas illuminate how individuals and groups find value and meaning and so have rapidly come to be...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Religion and Critical Psychology

    Religious Experience in the Knowledge Economy

    By Jeremy Carrette

    Jeremy Carrette argues that the psychology of religion is no longer sustainable without a social critique, and that as William James predicted, the project of the modernist psychology of religion has failed. Controversially he champions greater social and philosophical analysis within the field to...

    Published October 28th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Women and Reiki

    Energetic/Holistic Healing in Practice

    By Judith MacPherson

    Series: Gender, Theology and Spirituality

    'Women and Reiki' is the first ethnographic study of Reiki and energetic healing in Britain. The book argues that if we are to build an accurate and comprehensive picture of healing we must examine the role of gender, representation and power. Although women healers predominate at the grass roots...

    Published October 14th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Brands of Faith

    Marketing Religion in a Commercial Age

    By Mara Einstein

    Series: Media, Religion and Culture

    In a society overrun by commercial clutter, religion has become yet another product sold in the consumer marketplace, and faiths of all kinds must compete with a myriad of more entertaining and more convenient leisure activities. Brands of Faith argues that in order to compete effectively...

    Published September 17th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Beyond Monotheism

    A theology of multiplicity

    By Laurel Schneider

    Laurel Schneider takes the reader on a vivid journey from the origins of "the logic of the One" - only recently dubbed monotheism - through to the modern day, where monotheism has increasingly failed to adequately address spiritual, scientific, and ethical experiences in the changing world. In Part...

    Published September 6th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Moving Toward Spiritual Maturity

    Psychological, Contemplative, and Moral Challenges in Christian Living

    By Neil Pembroke

    Three ‘windows’ to spiritual maturity How can a faithful Christian avoid stagnating in their spiritual development? Moving Toward Spiritual Maturity: Psychological, Contemplative, and Moral Challenges in Christian Living explores effective ways in which Christian discipleship can...

    Published August 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The Lure of Images

    A history of religion and visual media in America

    By David Morgan

    Series: Media, Religion and Culture

    This is the history of the relationship between mass produced visual media and religion in the United States. It is a journey from the 1780s to the present - from early evangelical tracts to teenage witches and televangelists, and from illustrated books to contemporary cinema. David Morgan...

    Published July 30th 2007 by Routledge