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  • The Languages of Religion

    Exploring the Politics of the Sacred, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sipra Mukherjee

    This book analyses the power that religion wields upon the minds of individuals and communities and explores the predominance of language in the actual practice of religion. Through an investigation of the diverse forms of religious language available — oral traditions, sacred texts, evangelical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge India

  • Divinizing in South Asian Traditions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Dimitrova, Tatiana Oranskaia

    The issue of divinizing in South Asian traditions has not been examined before as a process involving various methods to affect the socio-cultural cognition of the community. It is therefore essential to consider the context of "divinizing" and to analyse what groups, institutions or individuals…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By Dallas Willard

    Edited by Steven L. Porter, Aaron Preston, Gregg A. Ten Elshof

    Based on an unfinished manuscript by the late philosopher Dallas Willard, this book makes the case that the 20th century saw a massive shift in Western beliefs and attitudes concerning the possibility of moral knowledge, such that knowledge of the moral life and of its conduct is no longer…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Faith and Freedom

    Contexts, Choices, and Crises in Religious Commitments, 1st Edition

    By Donald A. Crosby

    It is sometimes thought that individual religious faith should be firmly fixed in the traditions of the past. That once it is established in someone’s life, it should remain steadfast and unchanging throughout personal, cultural, or any other changes. This book subverts that idea by showing how it…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Lutheran Theology and Secular Law

    The Work of the Modern State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie A. Failinger, Ronald W. Duty

    This collection brings together lawyers and theologians in the U.S. and Europe to reflect on Lutheran understandings of the political use of the law by secular governments. The book furthers the intellectual conversation about how Lutheran insights can be used to develop jurisprudence and specific…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Reimagining Theologies of Marriage in Contexts of Domestic Violence

    When Salvation is Survival, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Starr

    Domestic violence is a significant threat to women’s survival. But Christian understandings of marriage often prevent women from resisting abusive relationships. Can the Church’s teaching on marriage be reshaped so that it helps women to survive, rather than encourage them to submit to their…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition

    Early, Medieval, and Modern Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexis Torrance, Symeon Paschalidis

    Bringing together international scholars from across a range of linked disciplines to examine the concept of the person in the Greek Christian East, Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition stretches in its scope from the New Testament to contemporary debates surrounding personhood in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Religious Ethics and Constructivism

    A Metaethical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Jung

    In metaethics, there is a divide between those who believe that there exist moral facts independently of human interests and attitudes (i.e., moral realists) and those who don’t (i.e., antirealists). In the last half century, the field of religious ethics has been inundated with various antirealist…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Exploring Agency in the Mahabharata

    Ethical and Political Dimensions of Dharma, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sibesh Chandra Bhattacharya, Vrinda Dalmiya, Gangeya Mukherji

    The Mahabharata, one of the major epics of India, is a sourcebook complete by itself as well as an open text constantly under construction. This volume looks at transactions between its modern discourses and ancient vocabulary. Located amid conversations between these two conceptual worlds, the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge India

  • Spaces of Spirituality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Bartolini, Sara MacKian, Steve Pile

    Spirituality is, too often, subsumed under the heading of religion and treated as much the same kind of thing. Yet spirituality extends far beyond the spaces of religion. The spiritual makes geography strange, challenging the relationship between the known and the unknown, between the real and the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Islam, Modernity and a New Millennium

    Themes from a Critical Rationalist Reading of Islam, 1st Edition

    By Ali Paya

    As the world becomes increasingly globalised Islam faces some important choices. Does it seek to "modernise" in line with the cultures in which it is practised, or does it retain its traditions even if they are at odds with the surrounding society? This book utilizes a critical rationalist…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge

  • Theodicy Beyond the Death of 'God'

    The Persisting Problem of Evil, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Shanks

    True theodicy is partly a theoretical corrective to evangelistic impatience: discounting the distortions arising from over-eager salesmanship. And partly it is a work of poetic intensification, dedicated to faith’s necessary struggle against resentment. This book contains a systematic survey of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge

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