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Forthcoming Religion & Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Just War and the Ethics of Espionage

    By Darrell Cole

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. Western leaders have increasingly used spies to execute missions unsuitable to the military. These operations, which often result in the contravening of international law and...

    To Be Published August 10th 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 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Conservative Religious 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 23rd 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and inclusion are the leading legal paradigms of our time and are considered to be the cornerstone of democracy. In legal discourses on rights, freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position, receiving increasing attention from legal bodies. This book critically evaluates the emerging...

    To Be Published December 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Religions in the Modern World

    Traditions and Transformations, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Christopher Partridge, Linda Woodhead, Hiroko Kawanami

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge