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  • Natural Theology Reconfigured

    Confucian Axiology and American Pragmatism

    By Zhiqiu Xu

    Classic natural theology in its logical, rational, Aristotelian presentation has encountered an impasse. Since the Enlightenment, nature has ceased to be a vital topic in theological discussions until a recent revival of interest stemming from ecological and feminist concerns. Provocatively…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Death, Life and Laughter

    Essays on Religion in Honour of Douglas Davies

    By Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon

    Edited by Mathew Guest

    Birth, death and the rituals that take us from one to the other tell us a lot about humanity and our quest to understand ourselves. It is cross-disciplinary analyses of the life-course that have generated the most profound insights into religion and spirituality, challenging the concepts and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Challenges for Religious and Spiritual Education

    Edited by Arniika Kuusisto, Terry Lovat

    From being on the margins of scholarly debate for much of the past century and a half, religion is being recognized once again as an area of concern for scholars, politicians, and public policy makers, and thus, the role of religious and spiritual education has taken on a new importance. Apart from…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages

    By Keagan Brewer

    Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages explores the response by medieval society to tales of marvels and the supernatural, which ranged from firm belief to outright rejection, and asks why the believers believed, and why the skeptical disbelieved. Despite living in a world whose structures more…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Modern Religious Cults and Movements (Routledge Revivals)

    By Gaius Glenn Atkins

    First published in 1923, this title explores the schools of religious thought and practice that sprung up towards the end of the nineteenth century and at the start of the twentieth: sects, mystics and spiritualists, theological sciences and scientific theologies, personal philosophies, and a huge…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mysticism in the French Tradition

    Eruptions from France

    By Louise Nelstrop, Bradley B. Onishi

    In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries secular French scholars started re-engaging with religious ideas, particularly mystical ones. Mysticism in the French Tradition introduces key philosophical undercurrents and trajectories in French thought that underpin and arise from this engagement,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge

  • Sibyls and Seers (Routledge Revivals)

    A Survey of Some Ancient Theories of Revelation and Inspiration

    By Edwyn Bevan

    The ancient world as a whole believed in the existence of a world of spirits beyond, or alongside, the visible, tangible world. They believed also that communications between these two worlds frequently took place: everywhere we find diviners and prophets, oracles and visionaries. First published…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Boundless Innocence in Thomas Traherne's Poetic Theology

    'Were all Men Wise and Innocent...'

    By Elizabeth S. Dodd

    The seventeenth-century poet and divine Thomas Traherne finds innocence in every stage of existence. He finds it in the chaos at the origins of creation as well as in the blessed order of Eden. He finds it in the activities of grace and the hope of glory, but also in the trials of misery and even…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15
    Routledge

  • The Art of Living Foundation

    Spirituality and Wellbeing in the Global Context

    By Stephen Jacobs

    The Hindu-derived meditation movement, The Art of Living (AOL), founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bangalore, has grown into a global organization which claims presence in more than 150 countries. Stephen Jacobs presents the first comprehensive study of AOL as an important transnational…

    Hardback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge
    Ashgate New Religions

  • A Sociology of Prayer

    By Giuseppe Giordan

    Edited by Linda Woodhead

    Prayer is a central aspect of religion. Even amongst those who have abandoned organized religion levels of prayer remain high. Yet the most basic questions remain unaddressed: What exactly is prayer? How does it vary? Why do people pray and in what situations and settings? Does prayer imply a god,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Pilgrimage Studies

    Itineraries, Gaps and Obstacles

    Edited by John Eade, Dionigi Albera

    Although research on contemporary pilgrimage has expanded considerably since the early 1990s, the conversation has largely been dominated by Anglophone researchers in anthropology, ethnology, sociology, and religious studies from the United Kingdom, the United States, France and Northern Europe.…

    Hardback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion, Travel, and Tourism

  • Symbolism and Belief (Routledge Revivals)

    Gifford Lectures

    By Edwyn Bevan

    First published in 1938, this title presents the greater part of the 1933 Gifford Lectures in natural theology, given by Edwyn Bevan. The questions raised regarding the element of symbolism in religious conceptions takes the reader to the very heart of the religious problem, and addresses some of…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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