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  • Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge

  • Sufism and Saint Veneration in Contemporary Bangladesh

    The Maijbhandaris of Chittagong, 1st Edition

    By Hans Harder

    Focusing on the Maijbhandari movement in Chittagong, south-eastern Bangladesh, which claims the status of the only Sufi order originated in Bengal and which has gained immense popularity in recent years, this book provides a comprehensive picture of an important aspect of contemporary Bengali Islam…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India, 1st Edition

    By Karen Pechilis

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Buddhism and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Wayne R. Husted, Damien Keown

    It is difficult to think of a more urgent question for Buddhism in the late twentieth century than human rights. The political, ethical and philosophical questions surrounding human rights are debated vigorously in political and intellectual circles throughout the world and now in this volume.…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Islamic Prayer Across the Indian Ocean

    Inside and Outside the Mosque, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Headley, David Parkin

    In its attempt to squash the influence of animism and pantheism or polytheism and to promote the idea of the One and Only Absolute God, Islam has come up against a tendency within itself to incorporate certain local religious traditions and practices. This book shares that combination of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Multiculturalism and Minority Religions in Britain

    Krishna Consciousness, Religious Freedom and the Politics of Location, 1st Edition

    By Malory Nye

    A detailed case study of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Britain. The book studies the particular development of a new religious movement within the context of Britain, and issues relating to minority religions' place within a multicultural but still hegemonically…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Buddhism in Australia

    Traditions in Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Rocha, Michelle Barker

    The number of Buddhists in Australia has grown dramatically in recent years. In 2006, Buddhists accounted for 2.1 per cent of Australia's population, almost doubling the 1996 figures, and making it the fastest growing religion in the country. This book analyses the arrival and localisation of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Buddhism and Violence

    Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vladimir Tikhonov, Torkel Brekke

    It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a ‘peaceful’ religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Emptiness Appraised

    A Critical Study of Nagarjuna's Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By David F. Burton

    Emptiness means that all entities are empty of, or lack, inherent existence - entities have a merely conceptual, constructed existence. Though Nagarjuna advocates the Middle Way, his philosophy of emptiness nevertheless entails nihilism, and his critiques of the Nyaya theory of knowledge are shown…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Rishi of Bangladesh

    A History of Christian Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Dr Cosimo Zene, Cosimo Zene

    This book is a study of the changing relationship over time (1856-1994) between the Rishi, an ex-Untouchable jati of Bengal/South-West Bangladesh, and various groups of Catholic missionaries. The book's originality and importance lies in its multi-disciplinary approach which combines…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Advaita Epistemology and Metaphysics

    An Outline of Indian Non-Realism, 1st Edition

    By Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    Based on original translations of passages from the works of three major thinkers of the classical Indian school of Advaita (Sankara, Vacaspati and Sri Harsa), but addressing issues found in Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein and contemporary analytic philosophers, this book argues for a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Theology of Ramanuja

    Realism and Religion, 1st Edition

    By C. J. Bartley

    This is the first attempt to understand Ramanuja in the context of his religious and philosophical tradition. It is the only work which establishes his indebtedness to his immediate predecessor Yamuna and which identifies his actual opponents. It is accordingly a contribution to the wider history…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

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