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This handbook is a detailed reference source comprising original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law. The handbook starts out by dealing with the question of what type of law is Islamic law and includes a critical analysis of the pedagogical approaches to…
Hardback – 2019-05-23
First published in 2005, this timely volume challenges those who see faith schools as contributing positively to the well-being of society and responding to parent choice to think through the implications of September 11 for our multi-ethnic and multi-faith society without taking a position on the…
Hardback – 2019-05-23
First published in 1997, this study aims, first, to enlarge upon the understanding of race and ethnicity through a culturalist-comparative frame of analysis, instead of the standard quantitative and political-economy approaches. Secondly, to analyse in systematic form the religious constitution of…
Hardback – 2019-05-23
Michael Hallett, is the lead author of, The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation. With his co-authors, Joshua Hays, Byron R. Johnson, Sung Joon Jang and Grant Duwe, this this book utilizes survey analysis along with life-history interviews of inmates and staff to explore the history, purpose, and functioning of the Inmate Minister program at Louisiana State Penitentiary (aka "Angola").
We caught up with Michael to discuss this exciting title, soon to be released in paperback...
An Author Interview with Darren Middleton - Rastafari and the Arts: An Introduction
Listen to the latest interview with Darren Middleton, author of
Rastafari and the Arts: An Introduction, on New Books in Religion where he discusses Rastafari and its creative and cultural traditions, as well as Rastafari and Gender and the commodification of Rastafari.
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The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of interfaith dialogue.
We are delighted to introduce a new FreeBook which brings together a number of fascinating chapters from some of our leading books on witchcraft and the supernatural. This will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in the Early Modern period, witch-hunting, supernatural phenomena, folklore, and superstition.
Aakash Chakrabarty commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of politics, especially political theory and processes, public policy and administration, migration, social exclusion & discrimination. He also looks at works on environment, religion and linguistics. He is actively looking to commission manuscripts on key issues
Shoma Choudhury commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of international relations / defence & strategic studies, economics / business & management, media & culture studies, and literature. She also looks at gender, environment, and religion. She is actively looking for books on current and topical issues in these areas.
Joshua Wells works on Routledge’s Religion list commissioning publications at the postgraduate research level in Religious Studies and Theology. His remit covers books on all major world religions, as well as minority/new religions and non-belief, and includes perspectives on religious practice and experience from across the Humanities and Social Sciences. He is actively looking for new projects from academics whose research concerns topics such as, religion and media, religion and the arts, religion and digital culture, religion and gender/sexuality, religion and the environment, religion and cognitive science and interdisciplinary biblical criticism. He can be found on LinkedIn.