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  • Revolutionaries and Reformers in Lao Buddhism

    1st Edition

    By Patrice Ladwig

    Laos remains one of the few officially socialist countries in the world. Once a Buddhist kingdom, its involvement into the Vietnam War, the communist revolution of 1975 and the subsequent introduction of reformed socialism have deeply affected Buddhism, the religion of the ethnic majority. With a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Hinduism: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

    Hinduism: The Basics introduces the rich diversity of the complex of Hindu traditions by exploring key elements such as: religious practices such as pilgrimage, meditation and life cycle rituals; the organisation of Hindu society into castes and related social justice issues; the spread of Hinduism…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Contemporary Christian-Muslim Dialogue

    Twenty-First Century Initiatives, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Pratt

    By the late 20th century the Vatican and the World Council of Churches held other religions and their peoples, including especially Islam and Muslims, as worthy of respect and honoured as dialogue-partners. Early in the 21st century, in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Politics and the Arts in Early Medieval Italy

    Iconophilia, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Dell'Acqua

    Through case studies examined in a comparative East-West approach, this book analyses how Byzantine iconoclasm (ca. 720s–843) impacted on the West and how it shaped a papal reaction in Rome. The policy on the production and veneration of sacred images that was then adopted by the popes would only…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Routledge Handbook on Science in the Islamicate World

    Practices From the 8th to the 19th Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Brentjes

    This book provides a comprehensive survey on science in the Islamic world from the 8th to the 19th century.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Captive Monk

    Slavery and Asceticism in Early Syrian Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Chris L. de Wet

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Asian Societies: An introduction

    1st Edition

    By Bryan S. Turner

    This textbook provides an ambitious overview of Asia from the perspective of the comparative sociology of culture and social structure. Starting with the history of colonialism and empire, the study examines major dimensions of modern social change from population and migration, the growth of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Modernist Reform Movements in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1870-1940

    Globalization and the Post-Traditional Society, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This book presents a comparison of three major religious reform movements of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Each of these movements attempted to bring a major world religion in line with global modernity by creatively re-interpreting the traditions on which the religion was…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Jung and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Mills

    Although the works of C.G. Jung have received worldwide attention, there has been surprisingly little engagement by philosophers. In this volume, internationally recognized philosophers, Jungian analysts, and scholars attempt to fill this void in the literature. Although Jung did not have a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan D. London

    Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s most dynamic but least understood countries, and interest in the country has surged in recent years. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam is a comprehensive resource that looks at the social, political, economic and cultural aspects of Vietnam today.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Paul Draper

    While orthodox religion by its very nature is conservative, philosophy at its best is inherently radical.  It challenges authority, tradition, and the whole idea of "dogma."  For this reason, philosophy of religion can be explosively controversial.  It is bound to disturb those who peddle…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • The End of Religion

    Toward a Feminist Re-invention of the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Goldenberg, Kathleen McPhillips

    The End of Religion takes seriously the visionary call by Gayatri Spivak and Judith Butler to re-invent the state devoid of nationalisms and fascisms as a feminist goal. There is a need to challenge the creation and positioning of religion by the state as a protected bastion that is shielded from…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

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