Asian Studies: Asian Religion

  • Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This collection of out-of-print books brings together research on the key aspects of Korea: its business world; religious world; society; and language. It is an essential reference collection.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Sharia and the State in Pakistan: Blasphemy Politics book cover

    Sharia and the State in Pakistan

    Blasphemy Politics, 1st Edition

    By Farhat Haq

    This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws. Drawing on insights from Islamic studies, anthropology and legal studies to examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
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    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Baghdadi Jews in India: Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities, and Creating Super-Diversity book cover

    The Baghdadi Jews in India

    Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities, and Creating Super-Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shalva Weil

    This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
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  • Religious Actors and Conflict Transformation in Southeast Asia: Indonesia and the Philippines book cover

    Religious Actors and Conflict Transformation in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Rüland, Christian von Lübke, Marcel M. Baumann

    Drawing on a rich body of multimethod field research, this book examines the ways in which Indonesian and Philippine religious actors have contributed to conflict resolution and under what conditions these efforts have been met with success or limited success. The book addresses two central…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
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    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Christianity in India: The Anti-Colonial Turn book cover

    Christianity in India

    The Anti-Colonial Turn, 1st Edition

    By Clara A.B. Joseph

    By studying the history and sources of the Thomas Christians of India, a community of pre-colonial Christian heritage, the book revisits the assumption that Christianity is Western and colonial and that Christians in the non-West are products of colonial and post-colonial missionaries. Christians…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
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    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew McWilliam, Michael Leach

    Reflecting on the legacies of Timor-Leste's remarkable journey from colonialism to sovereign and democratic Independence, the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste provides a comprehensive and up-to –date reference work on all aspects of life in Timor-Leste. Following an introduction and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
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  • Protestant Origins in India: Tamil Evangelical Christians 1706-1835 book cover

    Protestant Origins in India

    Tamil Evangelical Christians 1706-1835, 1st Edition

    By D. Dennis Hudson

    Protestant Christianity was established as a religion of India when in 1706 missionaries from the the German Evangelical Church sponsored by the King of Denmark landed at the Danish factory in Tamil-speaking Tranquebar. An indigenous congregation soon developed, with worship and catechising in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
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  • Religious Traditions in South Asia: Interaction and Change book cover

    Religious Traditions in South Asia

    Interaction and Change, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Oddie

    These studies focus on questions of religious interaction and change in India from the sixth century B.C. to the present day. They represent the work of scholars in a range of disciplines and who are resident mostly in Australia…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
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  • Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea book cover

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Cawley

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea addresses a wide range of traditions, serving as a guide to those interested in Buddhism, Confucianism, Shamanism, Christianity and many others. It brings readers along a journey from the past to the present, moving beyond the confines of the Korean…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
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  • The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Zempi, Imran Awan

    Islamophobic hate crimes have increased significantly following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and 7/7. More recently, the rhetoric surrounding Trump’s election and presidency, Brexit, the rise of far-right groups and ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks worldwide have promoted a climate where…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Rādhā Tantra: A critical edition and annotated translation book cover

    The Rādhā Tantra

    A critical edition and annotated translation, 1st Edition

    By Mans Broo

    The Rādhā Tantra is an anonymous 17th century tantric text from Bengal. The text offers a lively picture of the meeting of different religious traditions in 17th century Bengal, since it presents a Śākta version of the famous Vaiṣṇava story of Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa. This book presents a critically…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
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    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

  • Islamic Banking in Pakistan: Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic book cover

    Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic, 1st Edition

    By Feisal Khan

    Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) has become a growing force over the past three decades, with Pakistan being one of the IBF pioneers by converting to an ‘interest-free’ banking system in 1985. However, since independence in 1947, there has been continual tension over Pakistan’s essential character…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
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