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  1. Religion and Material Culture

    The Matter of Belief

    Edited by David Morgan

    Religious belief is rooted in and sustained by material practice, and this book provides an extraordinary insight into how it works on the ground. David Morgan has brought together a lively group of writers from religious studies, anthropology, history of art, and other disciplines, to investigate...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Religion and Politics

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    The early twenty-first century has witnessed a global resurgence of religious activity and identification. In particular, numerous examples of the growing political influence of religion can be cited, not least in Europe, once thought to be an inexorably secularizing continent. In India, meanwhile,...

    Published October 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Religion and Politics in Turkey

    Edited by Barry Rubin, Ali Carkoglu

    Over the last decade the once marginal extreme right of the Turkish ideological spectrum has grown in size as well as in influence and has effectively reshaped party competition in Turkey. Policy mandates and electoral bases of the rising extreme right rely on potentially explosive social cleavages...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Ritual Making Women

    Shaping Rites for Changing Lives

    By Jan Berry

    'Ritual Making Women' looks at the way in which women's making of ritual has emerged from the rapidly developing field of women's spirituality and theology. The author uses ethnographic material to explore how the construction of ritual uses story-making and embodied action to empower women. Ritual...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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