The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion, Paperback Book

The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion Paperback

Edited by John Hinnells

Part of the Routledge Religion Companions series


The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion is a major resource for courses in Religious Studies.

It begins by explaining the most important methodological approaches to religion, including psychology, philosophy, anthropology and comparative study, before moving on to explore a wide variety of critical issues, such as gender, science, fundamentalism, ritual, and new religious movements.

Written by renowned international specialists, this new edition: * includes eight new chapters, including post-structuralism, religion and economics, religion and the environment, religion and popular culture, and sacred space * surveys the history of religious studies and the key disciplinary approaches * explains why the study of religion is relevant in today's world * highlights contemporary issues such as globalization, diaspora and politics * includes annotated reading lists, a glossary and summaries of key points to assist student learning.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 624 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Religion: general
  • ISBN: 9780415473286



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