Anthropology: Religion

  • Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion book cover

    Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion

    1st Edition

    By James Cresswell

    Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion is the first book to bring together cultural psychology and the cognitive science of religion (CSR). Containing much-needed discussion of how good research should do more than simply follow methodological prescriptions, this thought-provoking and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society: Habits of the Uyghur Heart book cover

    Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society

    Habits of the Uyghur Heart, 1st Edition

    By Xiaowei Zang

    Contributing to existing literature on ethnic studies in China, this book is a study of minority subjective experiences in China, using Uyghur Muslims as a case study. By examining Uyghur conceptions of family and society, it investigates whether or not ethnic minorities are culturally capable of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal book cover

    Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal

    1st Edition

    By Laura L. Cochrane

    Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal explores the historical, religious, cultural and economic contexts of Islam in Senegal through the narrative first-hand accounts of people’s everyday lives. Drawing on rich ethnographic fieldwork conducted by the author over a period of seven years, the result is a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • 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 – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy: Clash or Cooperation? book cover

    Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy

    Clash or Cooperation?, 1st Edition

    By Mark S. Williams

    The Republic of Indonesia is a rising great power in the Asia-Pacific, set to become the eighth largest economy in the world in the coming decades. It is the most populous Muslim majority country in the world. The largest Islamic organizations and parties have supported Indonesia’s participation…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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