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  1. Art as Theology

    From the Postmodern to the Medieval

    By Andreas Andreapoulos

    Religion and spirituality are key aspects of the contemporary art scene. Following Ronald Barthes' 'death of the author' - which argued for the dissociation of work from creator - works of art have withdrawn as independent objects, giving way to a growing religious awareness or practice. 'Art and...

    Published October 31st 2006 by Routledge

  2. A History of Women's Seclusion in the Middle East

    The Veil in the Looking Glass

    By J Dianne Garner, Linn Prentis

    Learn how the seclusion of women can be used as a feminist defense against exploitation—and as an empowering forceInternationally acclaimed author Ann Chamberlin’s book, A History of Women’s Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass is a critical...

    Published October 11th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Mother Teresa

    Saint or Celebrity?

    By Gëzim Alpion

    Mother Teresa was one of the most written about and publicised women in modern times. Apart from Pope John Paul II, she was arguably the most advertised religious celebrity in the last quarter of the twentieth century. During her lifetime as well as posthumously, Mother Teresa...

    Published October 5th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Health Through Faith and Community

    A Study Resource for Christian Faith Communities to Promote Personal and Social Well-Being

    By James W Ellor

    Use your personal faith to spread the health!Health Through Faith and Community is a unique study guide that encourages Christian congregations to enhance the well-being of individual church members as well as society as a whole. Presented as eight study sessions that can be used independently or...

    Published September 5th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Reweaving the Relational Mat

    A Christian Response to Violence Against Women from Oceania

    By Joan Filemoni-Tofaeono, Lydia Johnson

    Series: Religion and Violence

    Reweaving the Relational Mat is an integrative response to the problem of violence against women which grounds theological and sociological analysis in the praxis of Oceanian Christian women's experiences of violence. It focuses on the collusion of the church in the problem of violence against...

    Published August 31st 2006 by Routledge

  6. A Theology of Gay and Lesbian Inclusion

    Love Letters to the Church

    By Donald G Hanway

    Encourage the Church to address the gift of human sexuality—how to view it, how to deal with it, and how it relates to spiritualityA Theology of Gay and Lesbian Inclusion: Love Letters to the Church challenges traditional church teachings that brand homosexuality as immoral, using pertinent...

    Published July 12th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Representing Religion

    History,Theory, Crisis

    By Tim Murphy

    Series: Religion in Culture

    If religion is continually in a state of flux how can the study of religion critically examine contemporary religious beliefs and values? 'Representing Religion' critically examines this "crisis of representation". The volume traces the history of religious studies, critiquing the concept that "...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Filming the Gods

    Religion and Indian Cinema

    By Rachel Dwyer

    Filming the Gods examines the role and depiction of religion in Indian cinema, showing that the relationship between the modern and the traditional in contemporary India is not exotic, but part of everyday life. Concentrating mainly on the Hindi cinema of Mumbai, Bollywood, it also discusses...

    Published June 14th 2006 by Routledge

  9. e-Religion

    A Critical Appraisal of Religious Discourse on the World Wide Web

    By Anastasia Karaflogka

    Religion has flourished in cyberspace, bringing individuals together, helping to consolidate fringe religions, promoting activism and evangelism, and providing sites for the promotion and examination of specific issues. 'E-Religion' is one of the first systematic scholarly studies of religion on...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Religions in Global Society

    By Peter Beyer

    Peter Beyer, a distinguished sociologist of religion, presents a way of understanding religion in a contemporary global society - by analyzing it as a dimension of the historical process of globalization. Introducing theories of globalization and showing how they can be applied to world religions,...

    Published May 3rd 2006 by Routledge