E-books: Theory & Religion

  • Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Areas: Governance, Management and Policy book cover

    Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Areas

    Governance, Management and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Steve Brown

    Cultural and spiritual bonds with ‘nature’ are among the strongest motivators for nature conservation; yet they are seldom taken into account in the governance and management of protected and conserved areas. The starting point of this book is that to be sustainable, effective, and equitable,…

    eBook – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Profane Egyptologists: The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion book cover

    Profane Egyptologists

    The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion, 1st Edition

    By Paul Harrison

    It is widely believed that the practice of ancient Egyptian religion ceased with the end of pharaonic culture and the rise of Christianity. However, an organised reconstruction and revival of the authentic practice of Egyptian, or Kemetic religion has been growing, almost undocumented, for…

    eBook – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • World Heritage and Human Rights: Lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena book cover

    World Heritage and Human Rights

    Lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen

    The World Heritage community is currently adopting policies to mainstream human rights as part of a wider sustainability agenda. This interdisciplinary book combines a state of the art review of World Heritage policy and practice at the global level with ethnographic case studies from the…

    eBook – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Religion and the American Experience: A Social and Cultural History, 1765-1996: A Social and Cultural History, 1765-1996 book cover

    Religion and the American Experience: A Social and Cultural History, 1765-1996

    A Social and Cultural History, 1765-1996, 1st Edition

    By Donald C. Swift

    Religion in the USA manifests itself in many forms and this book examines them, from religion in the early republic, to early African American religion, reform, nativism movements, and fundamentalism, up to the contemporary culture wars, in a study that spans almost 250 years.…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation book cover

    Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    eBook – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • Jung's Wandering Archetype: Race and religion in analytical psychology book cover

    Jung's Wandering Archetype

    Race and religion in analytical psychology, 1st Edition

    By Carrie B. Dohe

    Is the Germanic god Wotan (Odin) really an archaic archetype of the Spirit? Was the Third Reich at first a collective individuation process? After Friedrich Nietzsche heralded the "death of God," might the divine have been reborn as a collective form of self-redemption on German soil and in the…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge

  • Designing Sacred Spaces book cover

    Designing Sacred Spaces

    1st Edition

    By Sherin Wing

    Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case…

    eBook – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • Religious Organizations and Democratization: Case Studies from Contemporary Asia: Case Studies from Contemporary Asia book cover

    Religious Organizations and Democratization: Case Studies from Contemporary Asia

    Case Studies from Contemporary Asia, 1st Edition

    By Tun-jen Cheng, Deborah A. Brown

    Since the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the political roles of religious institutions and groups have captured inernational attention. This book examines how religious institutions and organizations in various Asian countries are influencing democratic development and the shaping of government…

    eBook – 2015-03-26
    Routledge

  • Religion and Violence: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict from Antiquity to the Present book cover

    Religion and Violence

    An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Ian Ross

    First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &; Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Science, Religion and Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Controversy book cover

    Science, Religion and Society

    An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Controversy, 1st Edition

    By Arri Eisen, Gary Laderman, Gary Laderman

    This unique encyclopedia explores the historical and contemporary controversies between science and religion. It is designed to offer multicultural and multi-religious views, and provide wide-ranging perspectives. "Science, Religion, and Society" covers all aspects of the religion and science…

    eBook – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Religion and Politics in Russia: A Reader: A Reader book cover

    Religion and Politics in Russia: A Reader

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

    Russia is not only vast, it is also culturally diverse, the core of an empire that spanned Eurasia. In addition to the majority Russian Orthodox and various other Christian groups, the Russian Federation includes large communities of Muslims, Jews, Buddhists, and members of other religious groups,…

    eBook – 2015-01-28
    Routledge

  • Creative Approaches to Teaching Primary RE book cover

    Creative Approaches to Teaching Primary RE

    1st Edition

    By Maggie Webster

    As an increasingly significant  aspect of primary teaching, Creative Approaches to Teaching Primary RE is the essential companion to help bring creativity to life in the classroom. The text begins with a discussion of creative education and the value of Religious Education, moving on to…

    eBook – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

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