Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Religion in Context Books

You are currently browsing 351–360 of 536 new and published books in the subject of Religion in Context — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 36

  1. The End All Around Us

    Apocalyptic Texts and Popular Culture

    By John Walliss, Kenneth G. C. Newport

    Series: Millennialism and Society

    The Apocalypse or end times are a recurrent theme within contemporary popular culture. 'The End All Around Us' presents a wide-ranging exploration of the influence of the apocalypse within art, literature, music and film. The essays draw on representations of the apocalypse in heavy metal music,...

    Published September 30th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Religious Fundamentalism

    Global, Local and Personal

    By Peter Herriot

    How does a religious fundamentalist come to embrace a counter-cultural world view? Fundamentalism can be analysed from a variety of perspectives. It is a type of belief system which enables individuals to make sense of their lives and provides them with an identity. It is a social...

    Published September 15th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Levi-Strauss on Religion

    The Structuring Mind

    By Paul-Francois Tremlett

    Series: Key Thinkers in the Study of Religion

    Levi-Strauss, the 'father of modern anthropology', is one of the most influential thinkers of the Twentieth Century. His development of 'structuralism' - the identification of patterns of human cognition and behaviour - greatly influenced Althusser, Lacan, Foucault and Derrida. -Levi-Strauss on...

    Published September 9th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Science and the Indian Tradition

    When Einstein Met Tagore

    By David L. Gosling

    Series: India in the Modern World

    This new text is a detailed study of an important process in modern Indian history. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, India experienced an intellectual renaissance, which owed as much to the influx of new ideas from the West as to traditional religious and cultural insights....

    Published August 30th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Gaia and Climate Change

    A Theology of Gift Events

    By Anne Primavesi

    James Lovelock’s Gaia theory revolutionized the understanding of our place and role in the global environment. It is now accepted that our activities over the past two hundred years have contributed to and accelerated the extreme weather events associated with climate change. The fact that those...

    Published August 11th 2008 by Routledge

  6. British Buddhism

    Teachings, Practice and Development

    By Robert Bluck

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    British Buddhism presents a useful insight into contemporary British Buddhist practice. It provides a survey of the seven largest Buddhist traditions in the United Kingdom, including the Forest Sangha (Theravada) and the Samatha Trust (Theravada), the Serene Reflection Meditation tradition (Soto...

    Published July 31st 2008 by Routledge

  7. Key Words in Religion, Media and Culture

    Edited by David Morgan

    'From The Passion of the Christ to the presumed 'clash of civilizations', religion's role in culture is increasingly contested and mediated. Key Words in Religion, Media, and Culture is a welcome and interdisciplinary contribution that maps the territory for those who aim to make sense of it all....

    Published June 29th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Near-Death Experiences

    Exploring the Mind-Body Connection

    By Ornella Corazza

    Near death experiences fascinate everyone, from theologians to sociologists and neuroscientists. This groundbreaking book introduces the phenomenon of NDEs, their personal impact and the dominant scientific explanations. Taking a strikingly original cross-cultural approach and incorporating new...

    Published June 29th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Bibles and Baedekers

    Tourism, Travel, Exile and God

    By Michael Grimshaw

    Contemporary tourism and travel have become a form of religion, a new opiate of the masses. However, could Church and theology be religious forms of tourism and travel? 'Bibles and Baedekers' offers a theology of tourism and exile for a modern and postmodern world. It examines the ways in which...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Hate is the Sin

    Putting Faces on the Debate over Human Sexuality

    By John S. Munday

    Arguments based in doctrine and scripture over the inclusion of homosexual people within Christian congregations and sacraments have done little to persuade the faithful on either side of this debate. Hate is the Sin: Putting Faces on the Debate over Human Sexuality approaches this divisive subject...

    Published June 17th 2008 by Routledge