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Religion Theme of the Month, June 2011

Did you know that June is South Asian Heritage Month? We’re offering a special discount on related books...

In keeping with the theme of South Asian Heritage Month, we are offering a 20% discount on a selection of books! To claim your discount, make your selections and then enter discount code relsouthasia11 on checkout. See the list below to find out which books are on offer.

(Offer ends 30th June 2011. Offer not valid on library purchases or eBooks.)

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  1. Religions of South Asia

    An Introduction

    Edited by Sushil Mittal, Gene Thursby

    South Asia is home to many of the world's most vibrant religious faiths. It is also one of the most dynamic and historically rich regions on earth, where changing political and social structures have caused religions to interact and hybridise in unique ways. This textbook introduces the...

    Published February 16th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Introducing Buddhism

    2nd Edition

    By Charles S. Prebish, Damien Keown

    Series: World Religions

    Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition. It explains the religion’s key teachings and traces its historical development and geographical spread of from its foundations up to present day. Charles S. Prebish and Damien...

    Published December 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Introducing Hinduism

    By Hillary P. Rodrigues

    Series: World Religions

    Introducing Hinduism is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of this fascinating religion. This lively introduction explores the complexities of Hinduism, including its social structures, especially its caste system, its rituals and many scriptures, its...

    Published July 27th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Introducing Islam

    By William E. Shepard

    Series: World Religions

    What exactly is ‘Islam’ and what does it mean to be a ‘Muslim’ in the world today? Since the events of 9/11 and 7/7, Islam has become one of the most controversial and misunderstood religions in the world. Introducing Islam encourages students to put aside their preconceptions and explore this...

    Published May 31st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Buddhist Nuns in Taiwan and Sri Lanka

    A Critique of the Feminist Perspective

    By Wei-Yi Cheng

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Taking a comparative approach, this fieldwork-based study explores the lives and thoughts of Buddhist nuns in present-day Taiwan and Sri Lanka. The author examines the postcolonial background and its influence on the modern situation, as well as surveying the main historical, economic, and social...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. South Asian Religions on Display

    Religious Processions in South Asia and in the Diaspora

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    Religious procession is a significant dimension of religion in South Asia. Processions are central not only in Hinduism, but also Islam, Christianity, Jainism and Sikhism, which have large procession rituals. The last years have seen an increase in processions and ritualizations of space both...

    Published April 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Encyclopedia of Buddhism

    Edited by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish

    'It is an excellent advocate for both reference publishing and for the belief system it represents' - Reference Reviews 'This work is a crucial source for specialists...Highly recommended' - G. J. Reece, American University, Choice The Routledge Encyclopedia of Buddhism is a complete up-to-date...

    Published August 24th 2009 by Routledge

  8. South Asian Buddhism

    A Survey

    By Stephen C. Berkwitz

    South Asian Buddhism presents a comprehensive historical survey of the full range of Buddhist traditions throughout South Asia from the beginnings of the religion up to the present. Starting with narratives on the Buddha’s life and foundational teachings from ancient India, the book proceeds to...

    Published June 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Encyclopedia of Hinduism

    Edited by Denise Cush, Catherine A. Robinson, Michael York

    The Encyclopedia of Hinduism contains over 900 entries reflecting recent advances in scholarship which have raised new theoretical and methodological issues as well as identifying new areas of study which have not been addressed previously. The debate over the term 'Hinduism' in the light of...

    Published September 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Studying Hinduism

    Key Concepts and Methods

    Edited by Sushil Mittal, Gene Thursby

    This book is an indispensable resource for students and researchers wishing to develop a deeper understanding of one of the world's oldest and most multifaceted religious traditions. Sushil Mittal and Gene Thursby, leading scholars in the field, have brought together a rich variety of perspectives...

    Published September 7th 2007 by Routledge