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Forthcoming Sociology of Religion Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Sports, Religion and Disability

    Edited by Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    This ground-breaking book provides a fascinating insight into the relationship between sports (and leisure), religion and disability. In the shadow of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, at which athletes that were both able-bodied and disabled, provided an extravaganza of sporting...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World

    a philosophy for success through education

    By Matthew L.N. Wilkinson

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case for a contemporary educational philosophy to help young Muslims surmount the challenges of...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Introducing Anthropology of Religion

    Culture to the Ultimate, 2nd Edition

    By Jack David Eller

    This clear and engaging guide introduces students to key areas of the field and shows how to apply an anthropological approach to the study of religion in the contemporary world. Written by an experienced teacher, it covers major traditional topics including definitions, theories and beliefs as...

    To Be Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Tibetan Buddhism in Diaspora

    Cultural re-signification in practice and institutions

    By Ana Cristina O. Lopes

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    The imperialist ambitions of China – which invaded Tibet in the late 1940s – have sparked the spectacular spread of Tibetan Buddhism worldwide, and especially in western countries. This work is a study on the malleability of a particular Buddhist tradition; on its adaptability in new contexts. The...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Spiritualism and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By G K Nelson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1969, this title explores the origins of Spiritualism as a religion movement. The first part is a history of Spiritualism, with a focus on its origins within America and the development of the organisation within itself. Next, Nelson considers the rise of Spiritualism in Britain,...

    To Be Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Antisemitism and Racism

    Current Connections and Disconnections

    Edited by Christine Achinger, Robert Fine

    The growing threat of antisemitism, racism and Islamophobia within the European political landscape poses urgent and difficult questions. These questions concern both commonalities and connections between these forms of prejudice and persecution, and differences regarding their discursive functions...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  8. European Culture Wars and the Italian Case

    Which Side Are you on?

    By Luca Ozzano, Alberta Giorgi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    This book is to understand the European political debate about contentious issues framed in terms of religious values by religious and/or secular actors in 21st century, focusing specifically on the Italian case, which, due to its peculiar history and contemporary political landscape, is a...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Religion, Torture and the Liberation of God

    By Mario I Aguilar

    Series: Religion and Violence

    If God can be used by the powerful to justify violence in the name of order, he can also be used by the weak to illuminate the position of the victims of political conflict. Religion, Torture and the Liberation of God explores the theological possibilities of a God who is a prisoner and a victim of...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Intimacy and Contemporary Ireland

    Edited by Róisín Ryan-Flood

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This edited collection explores the dramatic transformations in intimate life that have taken place in Ireland in recent years. A new multiculturalism, availability of divorce and the introduction of civil partnership for same sex couples all herald significant changes in Irish life. Divorce and...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge