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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture

    Edited by John C. Lyden, Eric Michael Mazur

    Series: Routledge Religion Companions

    Religion and popular culture is a fast-growing field that spans a variety of disciplines. This volume offers the first real survey of the field to date and provides a guide for the work of future scholars. It explores: key issues of definition and of methodology religious encounters with...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Hip Hop and Religion Reader

    Edited by Monica R Miller, Anthony B. Pinn

    Edited by two recognized scholars of African-American religion and culture, this reader, the first of its kind, provides the essential texts for an important and emerging field of study – religion and hip hop. Until now, the discipline of religious studies lacked a consistent and coherent text that...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Discussions in History and Theology (Routledge Revivals)

    By George P. Fisher

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1880, this is a fascinating collection of essays by the nineteenth-century theologian and historian George P. Fisher, arranged into three key classifications. The first group comprises papers that relate to the history, polity and dogmas of the Roman Catholic Church, with a...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Muslim Family Law in Western Courts

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. William James's Hidden Religious Imagination

    A Universe of Relations

    By Jeremy Carrette

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book offers a radical new reading of William James’s work on the idea of ‘religion.’ Moving beyond previous psychological and philosophical interpretations, it uncovers a dynamic, imaginative, and critical use of the category of religion. This work argues that we can only fully understand...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Rise of Modern Jewish Politics

    Extraordinary Movement

    By C.S. Monaco

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The path toward modern Jewish politics, a process that required a dramatic reconstruction of Jewish life, may have emerged during a far earlier time frame and in a different geographic and cultural context than has previously been thought. Drawing upon current sociological understanding of social...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Introducing African American Religion

    By Anthony B. Pinn

    Series: World Religions

    This book offers a creative and unique approach to the history of African American religion. Tracing what it has meant to be African American and religious within the context of the United States, it provides a vital snapshot of some of the traditions that have shaped the religious imagination of...

    Published November 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Religion, Race, and Barack Obama's New Democratic Pluralism

    Edited by Gastón Espinosa

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Contrary to popular claims, religion played a critical role in Barack Obama’s 2008 election as president of the United States. Religion, race, and gender entered the national and electoral dialogue in an unprecedented manner. What stood out most in the 2008 presidential campaign was not that...

    Published August 27th 2012 by Routledge