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  • Religion in Evolution (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By F. B. Jevons

    First published in 1906, these four lectures were originally delivered in the Vacation Term for Biblical Study at Cambridge. Evidence is derived from the native tribes of Australia in particular, whom Jevons compares for his discussion. The first lecture considers whether religion has evolved from,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The First European Description of Japan, 1585

    A Critical English-Language Edition of Striking Contrasts in the Customs of Europe and Japan by Luis Frois, S.J., 1st Edition

    By Luis Frois SJ

    Edited by Daniel T. Reff, Richard Danford

    In 1585, at the height of Jesuit missionary activity in Japan, which was begun by Francis Xavier in 1549, Luis Frois, a long-time missionary in Japan, drafted the earliest systematic comparison of Western and Japanese cultures. This book constitutes the first critical English-language edition of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • A History of Atheism in Britain

    From Hobbes to Russell, 1st Edition

    By David Berman

    Probably no doctrine has excited as much horror and abuse as atheism. This first history of British atheism, first published in 1987, tries to explain this reaction while exhibiting the development of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. Although avowed atheism appeared surprisingly late – 1782 in…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • Modern Religious Cults and Movements (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Holy Images (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inquiry into Idolatry and Image-Worship in Ancient Paganism and in Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Edwyn Bevan

    First published in 1940, this title presents four of the Gifford Lectures in natural theology given by Edwyn Bevan in 1933: ‘An Inquiry into Idolatry and Image-Worship in Ancient Paganism and Christianity’. Reference is made throughout all four lectures not only to the conventional disputes in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Muslim-Christian Encounters (Routledge Revivals)

    Perceptions and Misperceptions, 1st Edition

    By William Montgomery Watt

    First published in 1991, this title explores the myths and misperceptions that have underpinned Muslim-Christian relations throughout history, and which endure to the current day. William Montgomery Watt describes how the myths originated and developed, and argues that both Muslims and Christians…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Origin of Heresy

    A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Royalty

    Heresy is a central concept in the formation of Orthodox Christianity. Where does this notion come from? This book traces the construction of the idea of ‘heresy’ in the rhetoric of ideological disagreements in Second Temple Jewish and early Christian texts and in the development of the polemical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Adults and Children in the Roman Empire (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Wiedemann

    There is little evidence to enable us to reconstruct what it felt like to be a child in the Roman world. We do, however, have ample evidence about the feelings and expectations that adults had for children over the centuries between the end of the Roman republic and late antiquity. Thomas Wiedemann…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Religions in Movement

    The Local and the Global in Contemporary Faith Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert W Hefner, John Hutchinson, Sara Mels, Christiane Timmerman

    There has long been a debate about implications of globalization for the survival of the world of sovereign nation-states, and the role of nationalism as both an agent of and a response to globalization. In contrast, until recently there has been much less debate about the fate of religion. ‘…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Money and the Church in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200

    Practice, Morality and Thought, 1st Edition

    By Giles E. M. Gasper, Svein H. Gullbekk

    Bringing together essays from experts in a variety of disciplines, this collection explores two of the most important facets of life within the medieval Europe: money and the church. By focusing on the interactions between these subjects, the volume addresses four key themes. Firstly it offers new…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge
    Religion and Money in the Middle Ages

  • Buddhism and Violence

    Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia, 1st Edition

    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

  • Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Dorothy Watts

    In Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain, first published in 1991, Professor Dorothy Watts sets out to distinguish possible Pagan features in Romano-British Christianity in the period leading up to and immediately following the withdrawal of Roman forces in AD 410. Watts argues that British…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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