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  • The Poesis of Peace

    Narratives, Cultures, and Philosophies

    By Klaus-Gerd Giesen, Carool Kersten

    Exploring the relations between the concepts of peace and violence with aesthetics, nature, the body, and environmental issues, The Poesis of Peace applies a multidisciplinary approach to case studies in both Western and non-Western contexts including Islam, Chinese philosophy, Buddhist and Hindu…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Renewing Spiritual Perception with Jonathan Edwards

    Contemporary Philosophy and the Theological Psychology of Transforming Grace

    By Ray S. Yeo

    Jonathan Edwards’ theologically sophisticated psychology of grace remains one of the deepest and most fertile theological psychologies in the Protestant tradition, The heart of his account lies in his foundational doctrine of spiritual perception where he locates the psychological core of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology

  • God in a Single Vision

    Integrating Philosophy and Theology

    By David Brown

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer, Robert MacSwain

    In the ancient conversation between Western philosophy and Christian theology, powerful contemporary voices are arguing for monologue rather than dialogue. Instead of these two disciplines learning from and mutually informing each other, both philosophers and theologians are increasingly…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Art and the Church: A Fractious Embrace

    Ecclesiastical encounters with contemporary art

    By Jonathan Koestlé-Cate

    A vibrant critical exchange between contemporary art and Christianity is being increasingly prompted by an expanding programme of art installations and commissions for ecclesiastical spaces. Rather than ‘religious art’ reflecting Christian ideology, current practices frequently initiate…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • The Life, Legacy and Theology of M. M. Thomas

    'Only Participants Earn the Right to be Prophets'

    By Jesudas Athyal, George Zachariah

    M.M. Thomas was one of the chief architects of the modern ecumenical movement. An outstanding theologian, his original and rather unconventional explorations into ecumenical social ethics remain highly relevant even today. Long before liberation theology burst on the scene, Thomas raised his…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

    By Various

    This eleven-volume set gathers together some essential texts on Zen Buddhism. They range from newly-translated sixteenth-century documents from a Japanese temple to a modern work on the usefulness of Zen precepts in the ‘helping professions’ of medicine and the social services. Works also detail…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • The Matter of Zen

    A Brief Account of Zazen

    By Paul Wienpahl

    This book, first published in 1964, concerns the practice of Zen Buddhism. The practice is a particular form of meditation. In Japan, the only country in which it is any longer seriously pursued, the practice is called zazen. The author directs attention to zazen because it is being overlooked in…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • Zen and Confucius in the Art of Swordsmanship

    The 'Tengu-geijutsu-ron' of Chozan Shissai

    By Reinhard Kammer

    The sword has played an important role in the Japanese consciousness since ancient times. The earliest swords, made of bronze or stone, were clearly, by their design and form, used for ritualistic purposes rather than as weapons. Later, swords were associated only with the warrior class, and lack…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • Buddhist Writings on Meditation and Daily Practice

    The Serene Reflection Tradition. Including the complete Scripture of Brahma's Net

    This book, first published in 1994, is a compendium of new translations of certain works regarded as fundamental texts in the Serene Reflection Buddhist Tradition (Soto Zen). All the texts were in Chinese, either as original works or as translations from Sanskrit. Several of them are central to the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • The Wild, White Goose

    By Rōshi P.T.N.H. Jiyu-Kennett

    This book, first published as two volumes in 1977 and 1978, was published purely for the purpose of showing how Buddhist training was done by the Reverend Jiyu-Kennett in the Far East. The material for the book was taken from diaries covering eight years spent by the author in Far Eastern temples,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • Zen is Eternal Life

    By Rōshi P.T.N.H. Jiyu-Kennett

    This book, first published as Selling Water by the River in 1972, is a practical and inspirational manual for all who wish to practice Zen. Roshi P.T.N.H. Jiyu-Kennett, the founder and former abbess of Shasta Abbey, expertly combines an introduction to the basic tenets of Buddhism with original…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • Encounters in Yoga and Zen

    Meetings of Cloth and Stone

    By Trevor Leggett

    This book, first published in 1982, collects a fascinating selection from the many traditional Japanese and Indian stories used by teachers in the Eastern spiritual schools to assist students in their training. The author, who spent many years training in both yoga and Zen, has collected the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

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