South Asian Religion Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian Transnationalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Bandana Purkayastha

    This handbook introduces readers to the many dimensions of historical and contemporary Indian transnationalism and the experiences of migrants and workers to reveal the structures of transnationalism and the ways in which Indian origin groups are affected. The concept of crossing borders emerges…

    Hardback – 2019-08-11 
    Routledge

  • The Baghdadi Jews in India

    Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities, and Creating Super-Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shalva Weil

    This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
    Routledge

  • Sharia and the State in Pakistan

    Blasphemy Politics, 1st Edition

    By Farhat Haq

    This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws. Drawing on insights from Islamic studies, anthropology and legal studies to examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935

    Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This volume presents a comparison of seven major religious reformers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: For Islam, Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad ‘Abduh and Muhammad Rashid Rida; for Hinduism, Dayananda Sarasvati and Swami Shraddhananda; for Confucianism, K’ang Yu-wei and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • New Perspectives in Indian Science and Civilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Makarand Paranjape

    This book examines aspects of the history, philosophy and culture of science in India. It explores how these ideas may be encompassed in the idea of civilization. The interdisciplinary essays in the volume discuss a range of issues — including scientism and religious dogmas; dialectics of faith and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge India

  • Christianity in India

    The Anti-Colonial Turn, 1st Edition

    By Clara A.B. Joseph

    By studying the history and sources of the Thomas Christians of India, a community of pre-colonial Christian heritage, the book revisits the assumption that Christianity is Western and colonial and that Christians in the non-West are products of colonial and post-colonial missionaries. Christians…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Mind, Soul and Consciousness

    Religion, Science and the Psy-Disciplines in Modern South Asia (With a Foreword by J.N. Mohanty), 1st Edition

    Edited by Soumen Mukherjee, Christopher Harding

    This comprehensive volume explores histories and modern reworkings of the ideas of mind, soul and consciousness in South Asia. It focuses on the burgeoning ‘psy-disciplines’ – psychology, psychiatry, psychotherapy – and their links with religion, science, philosophy, and modern notions of the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • Religious Devotion and the Poetics of Reform

    Love and Liberation in Malayalam Poetry, 1st Edition

    By George Pati

    The poetry emanating from the bhakti tradition of devotional love in India has been both a religious expression and a form of resistance to hierarchies of caste, gender, and colonialism. Some scholars have read this art form through the lens of resistance and reform, but others have responded that…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Formatting Religion

    Across Politics, Education, Media, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marius Timmann Mjaaland

    To talk about religion is to talk about politics, identity, terrorism, migration, gender, and a host of other aspects of society. This volume examines and engages with larger debates around religion and proposes a new approach that moves beyond the usual binaries to analyse its role in our…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • The Rādhā Tantra

    A critical edition and annotated translation, 1st Edition

    By Mans Broo

    The Rādhā Tantra is an anonymous 17th century tantric text from Bengal. The text offers a lively picture of the meeting of different religious traditions in 17th century Bengal, since it presents a Śākta version of the famous Vaiṣṇava story of Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa. This book presents a critically…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

  • Caitanya Vaiṣṇavism in Bengal

    Social Impact and Historical Implications, 1st Edition

    By Joseph T. O'Connell

    Edited by Rembert Lutjeharms

    Within the broad Hindu religious tradition, there have been for millennia many subtraditions generically called Vaiṣṇava, who insist that the most appropriate mode of religious faith and experience is bhakti, or devotion, to the supreme personal deity, Viṣṇu. Caitanya Vaiṣṇavas are a community…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Indigenous Sacred Natural Sites and Spiritual Governance

    The Legal Case for Juristic Personhood, 1st Edition

    By John Studley

    Since time immemorial indigenous people have engaged in legal relationships with other-than-human-persons. These relationships are exemplified in enspirited sacred natural sites, which are owned and governed by numina spirits that can potentially place legal demands on humankind in return for…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

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