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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • Religion and the Rise of Democracy

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-10-12
    Routledge

  • Intangible Natural Heritage

    New Perspectives on Natural Objects, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • God and Greater Britain

    Religion and National Life in Britain and Ireland, 1843-1945, 1st Edition

    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

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