Religious History Products

  • The Radha Tantra

    A critical edition and annotated translation

    By Mns Broo

    The Radha 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 Sakta version of the famous Vai??ava story of Radha and K???a. This book presents a critically…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

  • Religion in America: The Basics

    By Michael Pasquier

    Religion in America: The Basics is a concise introduction to the historical development of religions in the United States. It is an invitation to explore the complex tapestry of religious beliefs and practices that shaped life in North America from the colonial encounters of the fifteenth century…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Korean Tradition of Religion, Society and Ethics

    A Comparative and Historical Self-understanding and Looking Beyond

    By Chai-sik Chung

    By making Korea a central part of comparative history of East Asian religion and society, this book traces the evolution of Korean religion from the oldest representation to that of the current day by utilizing wide-ranging interdisciplinary and comparative resources. This book presents a holistic…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of Islam (2005)

    Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue

    By Douglas Pratt

    First published in 2005, this book addresses the challenges arising from Christian-Muslim encounter and attempts to enable outsiders to understand the religion of Islam. The author offers distinctive perspectives that compliment much other literature in the study of Islam and in particular…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Islam in India

    or the Q?n?n-i-Isl?m The Customs of the Musalm?ns of India

    By Ja'far Sharif

    Edited by William Crooke

    First published in 1832, this work was at the time considered an authoritative account of the beliefs and practices of the Musalm?ns of India. This 1921 reprint includes an introduction from the editor, Dr William Crooke, which presents what is known about both Ja’far Sharif and the translator, G.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Islam in Tropical Africa

    Edited by I. M. Lewis

    First published in 1980, this second edition of Islam in Tropical Africa presents specialist studies of the history and sociology of Muslim communities in Africa south of the Sahara. The studies cover an extensive and range of time and place, and include consideration of particular aspects of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Spanish Islam

    A History of the Moslems in Spain

    By Reinhart Dozy

    Originally published in 1913, this book contains the English translation of Reinhardt’s Dozy’s notable work, Histoire des Musalman’s d’Espagne. First published in 1861, this comprehensive work chronicles the extensive history of Islam in Spain. The introduction by the translator provides a useful…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Studies in West African Islamic History

    Volume 1 The Cultivators of Islam

    Edited by John Ralph Willis

    First published in 1979, this first of three volumes examines the many means and figures through which Islam was cultivated in West Africa over a prolonged period. It combines the work from eminent scholars in the field, most of which have travelled widely in the historic region of Western Sudan.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Islam in West Africa

    Religion, Society and Politics to 1800

    Edited by Nehemia Levtzion

    First published in 1994, this volume brings together essays from the celebrated scholar of African history, Nehemia Levtzion. The articles cover a wide range of themes including Islamization, Islam in politics, Islamic revolutions and the work of the historian in studying this field. This…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Mormonism: The Basics

    By John Charles Duffy, David J Howlett

    Although often regarded as marginal or obscure, Mormonism is a significant American religious minority, numerically and politically. The successes and struggles of this U.S. born religion reveal much about how religion operates in U.S. society. Mormonism: The Basics introduces the teachings,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries

    Edited by Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony, Derek Krueger

    By looking at liturgy, performance, prayer, poetry, and the material culture of worship, this book forges a new conversation about the diversity of Christianities in the medieval eastern Mediterranean, centered on the history of practice. It studies prayer and worship in the variety of Christian…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • The Church of England and Divorce in the Twentieth Century

    Legalism and Grace

    By Ann Sumner Holmes

    Attitudes towards divorce have changed considerably over the past two centuries. As society has moved away from a Biblical definition of marriage as an indissoluble union, to that of an individual and personal relationship, secular laws have evolved as well. Using unpublished sources and previously…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge

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