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  1. Religion and Social Problems

    Edited by Titus Hjelm

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Although students and scholars of social problems have often acknowledged the role of religion, no thorough examinations of the relation between the two have emerged. This volume fills this gap by providing a definitive work on the role of religion in assessing, constructing, and solving social...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Religion in Today’s World

    Global Issues, Sociological Perspectives

    By Melissa M. Wilcox

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Religion is a major force in contemporary society. It is also one of the least understood social and political influences on individuals and communities. In this innovative collection of original essays and classic readings, experts explore the significance of contemporary religiosity: as a source...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Studying Islam in Practice

    Edited by Gabriele Marranci

    Series: Studying Religions in Practice

    This book presents Islam as a lived religion through observation and discussion of how Muslims from a variety of countries, traditions and views practice their religion. It conveys the experiences of researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds and demonstrates the dynamic and heterogeneous...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Bible and Science

    Creation

    By Mark Harris

    Despite the widespread perception that science and theology are at odds with each other, there is a flourishing dialogue growing between them. This is helped by the fact that they both operate in similar ways: basic observations are used to construct a more unified and harmonious view of the way...

    Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Rudolf Otto on Religion

    By Gregory D Alles

    Rudolf Otto exerted a major formative influence on the study of religions in the first half of the 20th century. His landmark book, Das Heilige (1917), translated into English as The Idea of the Holy (1923), identified as central to religion the experience of the numinous, a word he coined. That...

    Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Art, Religion, Amnesia

    The Enchantments of Credulity

    By Donald Preziosi

    Art, Religion, Amnesia addresses the relationship between art and religion in contemporary culture, directly challenging contemporary notions of art and religion as distinct social phenomena and explaining how such Western terms represent alternative and even antithetical modes of world-making. In...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Baby, You are My Religion

    Women, Gay Bars, and Theology Before Stonewall

    By Marie Cartier

    Series: Gender, Theology and Spirituality

    Baby, You Are My Religion argues that American butch-femme bar culture of the mid-20th Century should be interpreted as a sacred space for its community. Before Stonewall—when homosexuals were still deemed mentally ill—these bars were the only place where many could have any community at all. Baby,...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Politics and Religion in the United States

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Corbett, Julia Corbett-Hemeyer, J. Matthew Wilson

    There is a complex relationship between religiosity and secularism in the American experience. America is notable both for its strict institutional separation of church and state, and for the strong role that religion has played in its major social movements and ongoing political life. This book...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Jewish Writing

    Austria After Waldheim

    By Andrea Reiter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)

    Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology

    By Ken Dowden

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A remarkable number of Greek myths concern the plight of virgins – slaughtered, sacrificed, hanged, transformed into birds, cows, dear, bears, trees, and punished in Hades. Death and the Maiden, first published in 1989, contextualises this mythology in terms of geography, history and culture, and...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge