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  • Secularization

    By Charles Turner

    The death of secularization theses keeps being announced but people keep using the word. Historically the transfer of church property to secular use, for sociologists secularization signals a decline in the influence of religious institutions or ideas; yet ‘secularization’ has also been an…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Key Ideas

  • The Soul

    By Keith E. Yandell

    The notion of a soul - an immaterial bearer of consciousness distinct from the body - enjoyed traditional popularity but recently the idea has been questioned, frequently rejected, and sometimes ridiculed. This book argues that the view that persons are immaterial minds capable of surviving death…

    Paperback – 2017-01-28 
    Ashgate Philosophy of Religion Series

  • An Ancient Theory of Religion

    Euhemerism from Antiquity to the Present

    By Nickolas P. Roubekas

    By studying the utilization of the theory in different periods—from the Graeco-Roman world to Late Antiquity, and from the Renaissance to the twenty-first century—this book explores the reception of the theory in diverse literary works, by focusing on the different adoptions and misrepresentations…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo

    Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion

    By Brainerd Prince

    Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. This book is an enquiry into the integral philosophy of Aurobindo and its contemporary relevance. It offers a reading of Aurobindo’s key texts by bringing them into conversation with religious studies and the hermeneutical…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16 
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Conversation, Friendship and Transformation

    Contemporary and Medieval Voices in a Theology of Discourse

    By Jennifer Constantine Jackson

    Conversation is the central spiritual exercise in philosophical and theological reflection on language and love. Ground-breaking in its interdisciplinary approach, Conversation, Friendship and Transformation invites readers to an exploration of theological reflection on conversation and friendship…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 

  • Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India

    Moving the Mountains

    By Pankaj Jain

    Scholars have long noticed a discrepancy in the way non-western and western peoples conceptualize the scientific and religious worlds. Non-Western traditions and communities, such as of India, are better positioned to provide an alternative to the Western dualistic thinking of separating science…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Fall Narratives

    An Interdisciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Zohar Hadromi-Allouche, Áine Larkin

    Zohar Hadromi-Allouche is Lecturer in Islamic Studies in the department of Divinity and Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen. In her research she applies a literary approach to Islamic religious sources, as a way of revealing literary paradigms and motifs, as well as inter-cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • The Soul of Theological Anthropology

    A Cartesian Exploration

    By Joshua Ryan Farris

    Recent research in the philosophy of religion, anthropology, and philosophy of mind has prompted the need for a more integrated, comprehensive, and systematic theology of human nature. This project constructively develops a theological accounting of human persons by drawing from a Cartesian (as a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Wisdom Learning

    Perspectives on Wising-Up Business and Management Education

    Edited by Wendelin Küpers, Olen Gunnlaugson

    In traditional business circles, wisdom is viewed with a certain scepticism, which is in part due to its historical associations with wisdom traditions and spiritual cultures. However, in business today, wisdom is emerging not only as a viable but also a necessary organizational and management…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    The Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series

  • The Practice of the Presence of God

    Theology as a Way of Life

    Edited by Martin Laird, Sheelah Treflé Hidden

    Exploring the unity of the practice of prayer and the practice of theology, this book draws together insights from world-class theologians including Rowan Williams, Andrew Louth, Frances Young, Margaret R. Miles, Sebastian Brock, and Nicholaï Sakharov. Offering glimpses of the prayer-life and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29 

  • Judaism

    A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation

    By Lenn E. Goodman

    Judaism, as a religion and a way of life, has guided millions of lives and profoundly influenced its younger sisters, Christianity and Islam, as well as contributing major themes and norms to the liberal and humanistic traditions of the West. Not all Jews are religious, and not all of Judaism is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Investigating Philosophy of Religion

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