Anthropology: Religion

  • Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore book cover

    Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Torsten Tschacher

    Indian Muslims form the largest ethnic minority within Singapore’s otherwise largely Malay Muslim community. Despite its size and historic importance, however, Singaporean Indian Muslims have received little attention by scholarship and have also felt side-lined by Singapore’s Malay-dominated…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25 
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  • Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought book cover

    Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Davis, Angus Nicholls

    The German comparative philologist Friedrich Max Müller (1823-1900) was one of the most influential scholars in Victorian Britain. Müller travelled to Britain in 1846 in order to prepare a translation of the Rig Veda. This research visit would turn into a lifelong stay after Müller was appointed as…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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  • International Perspectives on Pilgrimage Studies: Itineraries, Gaps and Obstacles book cover

    International Perspectives on Pilgrimage Studies

    Itineraries, Gaps and Obstacles, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Eade, Dionigi Albera

    Although research on contemporary pilgrimage has expanded considerably since the early 1990s, the conversation has largely been dominated by Anglophone researchers in anthropology, ethnology, sociology, and religious studies from the United Kingdom, the United States, France and Northern Europe.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
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    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936)

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Frances Woodsmall

    First published in 1936, this book surveys the changing place of women across the contemporaneous Muslim world, focusing on several nations where they constitute a demographic majority — Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Palestine, Trans-Jordan, Turkey, Syria — and one where they do not, namely India. It begins…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of Islam (2005): Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of Islam (2005)

    Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Pratt

    First published in 2005, this book addresses the challenges arising from Christian-Muslim encounter and attempts to enable outsiders to understand the religion of Islam. The author offers distinctive perspectives that compliment much other literature in the study of Islam and in particular…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Islamic Jesus (1977): An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in English and French book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Islamic Jesus (1977)

    An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in English and French, 1st Edition

    By Don Wismer

    First published in 1977, this book is intended as a record of sources in Islamic prophetology which focus on the prophet Isa — Jesus in Christian theology. The Islamic Isa differs markedly from the Christian Jesus, most obviously in that, although considered an important prophet, he is overshadowed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
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  • Changing God’s Law: The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law book cover

    Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
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    Islamic Law in Context

  • Religion as Empowerment: Global legal perspectives book cover

    Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
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    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • God and the EU: Faith in the European Project book cover

    God and the EU

    Faith in the European Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Chaplin, Gary Wilton

    The current political, economic and financial crises facing the EU reveal a deeper cultural, indeed spiritual, malaise – a crisis in ‘the soul of Europe’. Many observers are concluding that the EU cannot be restored to health without a new appreciation of the contribution of religion to its past…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
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    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Chinese Muslims and the Global Ummah: Islamic Revival and Ethnic Identity Among the Hui of Qinghai Province book cover

    Chinese Muslims and the Global Ummah

    Islamic Revival and Ethnic Identity Among the Hui of Qinghai Province, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Stewart

    The global spread of Islamic movements and the ascendance of a Chinese state that limits religious freedom have aroused anxieties about integrating Islam and protecting religious freedom around the world. Focusing on violent movements like the so-called Islamic State and Uygur separatists in China’…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
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  • Women in Islamic Societies book cover

    Women in Islamic Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bo Utas

    First published in 1983, this edited collection is based on contributions at a Scandinavian symposium on the place of women in Islamic society. It offers perspectives which illuminate our understanding of social relationships and structures pertaining to a vast number of the world’s population…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Daughters of Allah: Among Moslem Women in Kurdistan book cover

    Daughters of Allah

    Among Moslem Women in Kurdistan, 1st Edition

    By Henry Harold Hansen

    In 1957, Henny Harald Hansen, the first Danish female anthropologist, was invited to take part in an archaeological expedition to the site of the projected Dokan Dam on the Little Zab river in Northern Iraq. Although her responsibilities were originally ethnological, she became the guest first of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

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