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  • Poetry and Prayer

    The Power of the Word II, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Bugliani Knox, John Took

    Interdisciplinary and ecumenical in scope, Poetry and Prayer offers theoretical discussion on the profound connection between poetic inspiration and prayer as well as reflection on the work of individual writers and the traditions within which they stand. An international range of established…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge

  • Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduism

    History, Practice and Doctrine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bjarne Wernicke Olesen

    Hinduism cannot be understood without the Great Goddess and the goddess-orientated Śākta traditions. The Goddess pervades Hinduism at all levels, from aniconic village deities to high-caste pan-Hindu goddesses to esoteric, tantric goddesses. Nevertheless, the highly influential tantric forms of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

  • Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism

    1st Edition

    By James Stewart

    Buddhism is widely known to advocate a stance of total pacifism towards all sentient beings, and because of this, it is often thought that Buddhist doctrine would stipulate that non-violent food practices, such as vegetarianism, be mandatory. However, the Pāli source materials do not encourage…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Rationality as Virtue

    Towards a Theological Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Schumacher

    For much of the modern period, theologians and philosophers of religion have struggled with the problem of proving that it is rational to believe in God. Drawing on the thought of Thomas Aquinas, this book lays the foundation for an innovative effort to overturn the longstanding problem of proving…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge
    Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology

  • Boundless Innocence in Thomas Traherne's Poetic Theology

    'Were all Men Wise and Innocent...', 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth S. Dodd

    The seventeenth-century poet and divine Thomas Traherne finds innocence in every stage of existence. He finds it in the chaos at the origins of creation as well as in the blessed order of Eden. He finds it in the activities of grace and the hope of glory, but also in the trials of misery and even…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • Radical Theology and Emerging Christianity

    Deconstruction, Materialism and Religious Practices, 1st Edition

    By Katharine Sarah Moody

    The ’theological turn’ in continental philosophy and the ’turn to Paul’ in political philosophy have occasioned a return to radical theology, a tradition whose philosophical heritage can be traced to the death of God announced in the work of Nietzsche and Hegel. John D. Caputo’s deconstructive…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge
    Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion

  • God, Politics, Economy

    Social Theory and the Paradoxes of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Bulent Diken

    The book intervenes into the contemporary debate on religion, politics, and economy, focusing on the field of formation which emerges as these seemingly autonomous spheres encounter one another. Empirically, it concentrates on examples from literature, theatre, and cinema as well as a case study…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Resurrecting Parts

    Early Christians on Desire, Reproduction, and Sexual Difference, 1st Edition

    By Taylor Petrey

    During the late second and early third centuries C.E. the resurrection became a central question for intellectual commentary, with increasingly tense divisions between those who interpreted the resurrection as a bodily experience and those who did not. The relationship between the resurrected…

    Hardback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Whole Earth Thinking and Planetary Coexistence

    Ecological wisdom at the intersection of religion, ecology, and philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Sam Mickey

    Like never before in history, humans are becoming increasingly interconnected with one another and with the other inhabitants and habitats of Earth. There are numerous signs of planetary interrelations, from social media and international trade to genetic engineering and global climate change. The…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Dialogue in Early South Asian Religions

    Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Black, Laurie Patton

    Dialogue between characters is an important feature of South Asian religious literature: entire narratives are often presented as a dialogue between two or more individuals, or the narrative or discourse is presented as a series of embedded conversations from different times and places. Including…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • Translating Religion

    What is Lost and Gained?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz

    Translating Religion advances thinking about translation as a critical category in religious studies, combining theoretical reflection about processes of translation in religion with focused case studies that are international, interdisciplinary, and interreligious. By operating with broad…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Oliver Quick and the Quest for a Christian Metaphysic

    1st Edition

    By Alexander J. Hughes

    Oliver Chase Quick (1885-1944) was one of the foremost and most widely read British theologians of his day. Oliver Quick and the Quest for a Christian Metaphysic presents the first major study of his work. Exploring Quick's understanding of the task of theology, his Christology, sacramental…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge

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