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  1. Religions in Movement

    The Local and the Global in Contemporary Faith Traditions

    Edited by Robert W Hefner, John Hutchinson, Sara Mels, Christiane Timmerman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    There has long been a debate about implications of globalization for the survival of the world of sovereign nation-states, and the role of nationalism as both an agent of and a response to globalization. In contrast, until recently there has been much less debate about the fate of religion. ‘...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Translating Religion

    What is Lost and Gained?

    Edited by Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Translating Religion advances thinking about translation as a critical category in religious studies, combining theoretical reflection about processes of translation in religion with focused case studies that are international, interdisciplinary, and interreligious. By operating with broad...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Scripturalizing the Human

    The Written as the Political

    Edited by Vincent L. Wimbush

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Scripturalizing the Human is a transdisciplinary collection of essays that reconceptualizes and models "scriptural studies" as a critical, comparative set of practices with broad ramifications for scholars of religion and biblical studies. This critical historical and ethnographic project is...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Animism in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Kaj Arhem, Guido Sprenger

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Animism is the religious worldview that natural physical entities possess a spiritual essence. This book presents a number of case studies of animism from insular and peninsular Southeast Asia and offers a comprehensive overview of the phenomenon – its diversity and underlying commonalities and its...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Religion: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Malory Nye

    Series: The Basics

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Folklore: The Basics

    By Simon Bronner

    Series: The Basics

    Folklore: The Basics is an engaging guide to the the practice and interpretation of folklore. Taking examples from around the world, it explores the role of folklore in expressing fundamental human needs, desires, and anxieties that often are often not revealed through other means. Providing a...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Religions and Development in Asia

    Sacred Places as Development Spaces

    By Matthew Clarke, Anna Halaloff

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Development

    The values and attitudes associated with different religious beliefs affect both public policy settings as well as social behaviours. Yet, within development studies literature and practice, the importance of religion and faith has been largely ignored or misunderstood. This book argues that the...

    To Be Published May 15th 2016 by Routledge

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