• Religion, the Body and Sexuality: An Introduction book cover

    Religion, the Body and Sexuality

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Nina Hoel, Melissa M. Wilcox, Liz Wilson

    How does religion relate to bodies and sexualities? Many people would answer, simply, "through repression", but the relationship is much more complicated than that. While many religions draw boundaries between what they consider to be appropriate and inappropriate use of the human body, especially…

    Paperback – 2020-09-23 
    Routledge
    Engaging with Religion

  • Marc Chagall: The Artist as Peacemaker book cover

    Marc Chagall

    The Artist as Peacemaker, 1st Edition

    By Fred Dallmayr

    This book follows Chagall’s life through his art and his understanding of the role of the artist. It takes the reader through the different milieus of the nineteenth and the twentieth century -- including the the World Wars and the holocaust -- to present a unique understanding of Chagall's…

    Paperback – 2020-08-14 
    Routledge India
    Peacemakers

  • Religion and Violence: A Religious Studies Approach book cover

    Religion and Violence

    A Religious Studies Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul R Powers

    Does religion cause much of the world’s violence? Is religion inherently violent? Would violence disappear if religion did? Is true religion a force for peace? Is religion a mask for power and self-interest? What aspects of religion make violence more—or less—likely?  Religion and Violence: A…

    Paperback – 2020-07-27 
    Routledge

  • A History of the Islamic World, 600-1800: Empire, Dynastic Formations, and Heterogeneities in Pre-Modern Islamic West-Asia book cover

    A History of the Islamic World, 600-1800

    Empire, Dynastic Formations, and Heterogeneities in Pre-Modern Islamic West-Asia, 1st Edition

    By Jo Van Steenbergen

    A History of the Islamic World, 600-1800 supplies a fresh and unique survey of the formation of the Islamic world and the key developments that characterize this broad region’s history from late antiquity up to the beginning of the modern era. Containing two chronological parts and fourteen…

    Paperback – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge

  • Islam and Gender: Major Issues and Debates book cover

    Islam and Gender

    Major Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    By Adis Duderija, Alina Alak, Kristin Hissong

    Given the intense political scrutiny of Islam and Muslims, which often centre on gendered concerns, Islam and Gender: Major Issues and Debates is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the key topics, problems and debates in this engaging subject. Split into three parts, this book places…

    Paperback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge

  • A New Environmental Ethics: The Next Millennium for Life on Earth book cover

    A New Environmental Ethics

    The Next Millennium for Life on Earth, 2nd Edition

    By Holmes Rolston III

    This Second Edition of A New Environmental Ethics: The Next Millennium for Life on Earth offers clear, powerful, and often moving thoughts from Holmes Rolston III, one of the first and most respected philosophers to write on the environment and often called the "father of environmental ethics."…

    Paperback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World: Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice book cover

    Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World

    Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Merry E Wiesner-Hanks

    Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World surveys the ways in which people from the time of Luther and Columbus to that of Thomas Jefferson used Christian ideas and institutions to regulate and shape sexual norms and conduct, and examines the impact of their efforts. Global in scope…

    Paperback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Christianity and Society in the Modern World

  • What is this thing called The Meaning of Life? book cover

    What is this thing called The Meaning of Life?

    1st Edition

    By Stewart Goetz, Joshua W. Seachris

    What are we asking when we ask, "What is the meaning of life?"? Can there be meaning without God? Is a happy life a meaningful life? Can an immoral life be meaningful? Does our suffering have meaning? Does death threaten meaning? What is this thing called The Meaning of Life? provides an engaging…

    Paperback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

  • Muslims and Crusaders: Christianity’s Wars in the Middle East, 1095–1382, from the Islamic Sources book cover

    Muslims and Crusaders

    Christianity’s Wars in the Middle East, 1095–1382, from the Islamic Sources, 2nd Edition

    By Niall Christie

    Muslims and Crusaders combines chronological narrative, discussion of important areas of scholarly enquiry and evidence from Islamic primary sources to give a well-rounded survey of Christianity’s wars in the Middle East, 1095–1382. Revised, expanded and updated to take account of the most recent…

    Paperback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • The Science of Demons: Early Modern Authors Facing Witchcraft and the Devil book cover

    The Science of Demons

    Early Modern Authors Facing Witchcraft and the Devil, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Machielsen

    Witches, ghosts, fairies. Premodern Europe was filled with strange creatures, with the devil lurking behind them all. But were his powers real? Did his powers have limits? Or were tales of the demonic all one grand illusion? Physicians, lawyers, and theologians at different times and places…

    Paperback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Witchcraft, Demonology and Magic

  • Why We Kill: Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines book cover

    Why We Kill

    Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Nancy Loucks, Sally Smith Holt, Joanna R. Adler

    Capital punishment, serial killings, war, terrorism, abortion, honour killings, euthanasia, suicide bombings, war, and genocide: all involve the taking of life. Put most simply, all involve killing other people. However, cultural context heavily influences heavily how people perceive these acts,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26
    Routledge

  • Principles, Approaches and Issues in Participant Observation book cover

    Principles, Approaches and Issues in Participant Observation

    1st Edition

    By Danny L. Jorgensen

    This book provides a succinct, student-friendly outline of the principles, approaches, and issues in participant observation. An examination of these basic tenets is important for clarifying the philosophical rationale for conducting participant observation, making important research decisions, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-03
    Routledge

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