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  • Designing Sacred Spaces

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Religion and the Rise of Democracy

    By Graham Maddox

    In a major original study, Graham Maddox analyses the role of religion in the development of democracy from the tribes of ancient Israel to the present day. The book contrasts Athenian direct democracy with the Old Testament monarchy in which the concept of religious opposition - vital to modern…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge

  • The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography

    Speaking the Saint

    By Gail Ashton, Gail Ashton Nfa

    In this interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking study, Gail Ashton examines the portrayals of women saints in a wide range of medieval texts. She deploys the French feminist critical theory of Cixous and Iriguray to illuminate these depictions of women by men and to further our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • Intangible Natural Heritage

    New Perspectives on Natural Objects

    Edited by Eric Dorfman

    The topic of intangible natural heritage is new, recently emerging as an important subject of inquiry. It describes the untouchable elements of the environment that combine to create natural objects, and help define our relationship to them. These elements can be sensory, like auditory landscapes,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Dewey-Arg Philosophers

    By J.E. Tiles

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Constructing Identities in Late Antiquity

    Edited by Richard Miles

    The essays in Constructing Identities in Late Antiquity concern themselves with the theme of identity, an increasingly popular topic in Classical studies. Through detailed discussions of particular Roman texts and images, the contributors show not only how these texts were used to create and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • From Good Goddess to Vestal Virgins

    Sex and Category in Roman Religion

    By Ariadne Staples

    Ariadne Staples provides an arresting and original analysis of the role of women in Roman society, which challenges traditionally held views and provokes further questions.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Pantheism

    A Non-Theistic Concept of Deity

    By Michael P. Levine

    Many people who do not believe in God believe that 'everything is God' - that everything is part of an all-inclusive divine unity. In Pantheism, this concept is presented as a legitimate position and its philosophical basis is examined. Michael Levine compares it to theism, and discusses the scope…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge

  • Counterheritage

    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia

    By Denis Byrne

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular…

    Hardback – 2014-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • God and Greater Britain

    Religion and National Life in Britain and Ireland, 1843-1945

    By John Wolffe

    Concern and debate over the role of religion in the make up of the United Kingdom is a contemporaneously relevant as it was in the nineteenth century. God and Greater Britain is a survey of the contribution of religion to society, politics, culture and national self-understanding in Britain and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge

  • Hegel-Arg Philosophers

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society

    By Paul A. B. Clarke, Andrew Linzey

    This Dictionary provides a unique and groundbreaking survey of both the historical and contemporary interrelations between ethics, theology and society. In over 250 separately-authored entries, a selection of the world's leading scholars from many disciplines and many denominations present their…

    Paperback – 2013-08-28
    Routledge

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