Materiality and the Study of Religion Edited by Tim Hutchings and Joanne McKenzie Routledge, 2017 Material culture has emerged in recent decades as a significant theoretical concern for the study of religion. This book contributes to and evaluates this material turn, presenting thirteen chapters of new empirical research and theoretical reflection from some …
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Religion, Equalities and Inequalities Edited by Dawn Llewellyn and Sonya Sharma Routledge, 2016 Presenting cutting edge research on how religion can confront and obscure social inequalities in everyday life, Religion, Equalities and Inequalities argues that when religion is left out of social scientific analyses, it can result in incomplete analyses that conceal pathways …
Religion and Knowledge Edited by Matthew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck Ashgate, 2012 This book addresses the relationship between religion and knowledge from a sociological perspective, taking both religion and knowledge as phenomena located within ever changing social contexts. It builds on historical foundations, but offers a distinctive focus on the changing status …
Edited by Kieran Flanagan and Peter C. Jupp (Ashgate, 2007; reissued in paperback, 2009). The emergence of spirituality in contemporary culture in holistic forms suggests that organised religions have failed. This thesis is explored and disputed in this book in ways that mark important critical divisions.