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Forthcoming Religion & Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Politics of Buddhist Organizations in Taiwan, 1989-2003

    Safeguard the Faith, Build a Pure Land, Help the Poor

    By André Laliberté

    Laliberté looks at a relatively unexplored aspect of modern Taiwan: the influence of religion on politics. This book offers a detailed survey of three of the most important Buddhist organizations in Taiwan: the Buddhist Association of the Republic of China (BAROC), the Buddha Light Mountain (or...

    To Be Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Islam and Pakistan's Political Culture

    By Farhan Mujahid Chak

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book explores the ideological rivalry which is fuelling political instability in Muslim polities, discussing this in relation to Pakistan. It argues that the principal dilemma for Muslim polities is how to reconcile modernity and tradition. It discusses existing scholarship on the subject,...

    To Be Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Conservative Christian Politics in Russia and the United States

    Dreaming of a Christian Nation

    By John Anderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    This work seeks to explore conservative Christian politics in the USA and Russia. It‘s origins lie in both discussions of secularisation and in the growing literature which suggests that ‘God is back’ in the public sphere. Whilst secularisation continues to chip away at religious adherence and...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Religion, Nation and Democracy in the South Caucasus

    Edited by Alexander Agadjanian, Ansgar Jödicke, Evert van der Zweerde

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book explores developments in the three major societies of the South Caucasus – Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia – focusing especially on religion, historical traditions, national consciousness, and political culture, and on how these factors interact. It outlines how, despite close...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Russian Orthodox Church, 1917-1948

    From Decline to Resurrection

    By Daniela Kalkandjieva

    Series: Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

    This book tells the remarkable story of the decline and revival of the Russian Orthodox Church in the first half of the twentieth century and the astonishing U-turn in the attitude of the Soviet Union’s leaders towards the church. In the years after 1917 the Bolsheviks’ anti-religious policies, the...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Religion in Indonesia

    Syncretism, Orthodoxy, and Religious Contention in Java and Bali

    Edited by Michel Picard, Rémy Madinier

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Indonesia is a remarkable case study for religious politics. While not being a theocratic country, it is not secular either, with the Indonesian state officially defining what constitutes religion, and every citizen needing to be affiliated to one of them. This book focuses on Java and Bali, and...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence

    Religion, Testimony, and Visions of Healing

    By Gina Messina-Dysert

    Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence examines sexual violence against women, how religion and society contribute to a rape culture, and the extreme suffering endured by rape victims as a result. Using the testimony of women who have experienced both rape and the consequences of rape culture - from a...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. A History of State and Religion in India

    By Ian Copland, Ian Mabbett, Asim Roy, Kate Brittlebank, Adam Bowles

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    Offering the first long-duration analysis of the relationship between the state and religion in South Asia, this book looks at the nature and origins of Indian secularism. It interrogates the proposition that communalism in India is wholly a product of colonial policy and modernisation, questions...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Islamism and Globalisation in Jordan

    By Daniel Atzori

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book explores the activities of the local Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan. It examines how the Brotherhood, working to establish an alternative social, political and moral order through a network of Islamic institutions, made a huge contribution to the transformation of Jordanian society. It...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Religion and Political Identity

    Insiders/Outsiders in American Politics

    By David S. Gutterman, Andrew R. Murphy

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    Profound demographic and cultural changes in American society over the last half century have unsettled conventional understandings of the relationship between religious and political identity in the United States. The American religious landscape has become far more complex, not simply because of...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge