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  1. A Theology of Community Organizing

    Power to the People

    By Chris Shannahan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The rising importance of community organizing in the US and more recently in Britain has coincided with the developing significance of social movements and identity politics, debates about citizenship, social capital, civil society, and religion in the public sphere. At a time when participation in...

    Published November 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Sects, Cults and New Religions

    Edited by Carole M. Cusack, Danielle Kirby

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    New Religious Movements (NRMs) came into being as a distinct subfield of academic study in the 1970s in response to the explosion of non-traditional religions that took place in the waning years of the Sixties counterculture. (The designation ‘New Religion’ is a direct translation of a Japanese...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to Religion and Science

    Edited by James W. Haag, Gregory R. Peterson, Michael L. Spezio

    Series: Routledge Religion Companions

    The field of religion and science is one of the most exciting and dynamic areas of research today. This Companion brings together an outstanding team of scholars to explore the ways in which science intersects with the major religions of the world and religious naturalism. The collection provides...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Shamans in Asia

    Edited by Clark Chilson, Peter Knecht

    Shamans throughout much of Asia are regarded as having the power to control and coerce spirits. Many Asians today still turn to shamans to communicate with the world of the dead, heal the sick, and explain enigmatic events. To understand Asian religions, therefore, a knowledge of shamanism is...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. God and Goodness

    A Natural Theological Perspective

    By Mark Wynn

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    "God and Goodness" takes the experience of value as a starting point for natural theology. Mark Wynn argues that theism offers our best understanding of the goodness of the world, especially its beauty and openness to the development of richer and more complex material forms. We also see that the...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Pope Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity

    Edited by Marc D. Guerra

    In Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity, distinguished scholars from North America and Europe examine Pope Benedict XVI’s searching reflections on the challenges and prospects facing modern Western society. For more than five decades, Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI has made the subject of...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. What is the Kingdom of Heaven? (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Written as the First World War was finally drawing to a close, A. Clutton-Brock’s reflections on the Kingdom of Heaven examine this challenging theological concept in light of the great religious, political and moral uncertainties thrown up by the conflict. In particular, Clutton-Brock contends...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols

    European Bans on the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Education

    By Erica Howard

    Written in accessible language, Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols is a comprehensive analysis of a topical subject that is being widely debated across Europe. The book provides an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights as well as from national courts and...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Law and Religion in Indonesia

    Conflict and the courts in West Java

    By Melissa Crouch

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Understanding and managing inter-religious relations, particularly between Muslims and Christians, presents a challenge for states around the world. This book investigates legal disputes between religious communities in the world’s largest majority-Muslim, democratic country, Indonesia. It...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Secularity and Non-Religion

    Edited by Elisabeth Arweck, Stephen Bullivant, Lois Lee

    The present collection brings together a set of essays which shed light on recent research into non-religion, secularity and atheism—topics which have been emerging as important areas of current research in a number of different disciplines. The essays cover a wide span—in terms of the various...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge