20th century Products

  • A Muslim Reformist in Communist Yugoslavia

    The Life and Thought of Husein Ðozo

    By Sejad Mekić

    A Muslim Reformist in Communist Yugoslavia examines the Islamic modernist thought of Husein Ðozo, a prominent Balkan scholar. Born at a time when the external challenges to the Muslim world were many, and its internal problems both complex and overwhelming, Ðozo made it his goal to reinterpret the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Innovative Catholicism and the Human Condition

    By Jane Anderson

    Innovative Catholicism and the Human Condition gives an anthropological account of a progressive religious movement in the Roman Catholic Church that is attempting to reconcile religious conviction and reason, and, ergo, modify the human condition. Investigation is given to a representative…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Berlin Discussion of the Problem of Evolution

    Full Report of the Lectures Given in February 1907, and of the Evening Discussion

    By Erich Wasmann, S.J.

    First published in 1909, this book collects the author’s lectures on the ‘problem of evolution’ and the resultant debate. The first considers the validity of the Theory of Evolution and whether it is in opposition to the Christian view of creation. The second examines the assertion that evolution…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Buddhism and Violence

    Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia

    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

  • The Russian Orthodox Church, 1917-1948

    From Decline to Resurrection

    By Daniela Kalkandjieva

    This book tells the remarkable story of the decline and revival of the Russian Orthodox Church in the first half of the twentieth century and the astonishing U-turn in the attitude of the Soviet Union’s leaders towards the church. In the years after 1917 the Bolsheviks’ anti-religious policies, the…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

  • Eranos

    An Alternative Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century

    By Hans Thomas Hakl

    Every year since 1933 many of the world's leading intellectuals have met on Lake Maggiore to discuss the latest developments in philosophy, history, art and science and, in particular, to explore the mystical and symbolic in religion. The Eranos Meetings - named after the Greek word for a banquet…

    Paperback – 2013-01-01
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and…

    Hardback – 2012-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • America, Amerikkka

    Elect Nation and Imperial Violence

    By Rosemary Radford Ruether

    America views itself as a nation inhabiting a "promised land" and enjoying a favoured relation with God. This view of unique election has been coupled with racial exclusivism and the marginalization of non-white citizens.America, Amerikkka traces the historical and ideological patterns behind…

    Paperback – 2007-01-01
    Routledge
    Religion and Violence

  • Twentieth Century Mythologies

    Dumaezil, Laevi-Strauss, Eliade

    By Daniel Dubuisson, Martha Cunningham

    Myths have intrigued scholars throughout history. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' traces the study of myth over the last century, presenting the key theories of mythology and critiquing traditional definitions of myth. The volume presents the work of influential scholars in mythology: the noted…

    Paperback – 2006-03-01
    Routledge

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