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  • The Universities We Need

    Theological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Heap

    Increasing numbers of young adults go to university. This book explores contemporary understandings of what universities are for, what impact they might be having on their students, and what visions of life and society are driving them. It criticises a narrow view of higher education which focuses…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29

  • Where are the Dead?

    Exploring the idea of an embodied afterlife, 1st Edition

    By Peter Moore

    Where are the dead? What are they doing? What kind of a process is dying? What relationships exist among the dead themselves, and between the dead and those in the world they have left behind? Modern philosophers argue that the idea of disembodied survival - to which many believers pay lip service…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22

  • Richard Hooker, Beyond Certainty

    1st Edition

    By Andrea Russell

    In spite of the differing, and often conflicting interpretations, there have been several constants – beliefs about Hooker and his work – that have remained virtually unchallenged throughout the centuries. Richard Hooker, Beyond Certainty examines and calls into question three of these constants.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22

  • Islam, Sufism and Everyday Politics of Belonging in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deepra Dandekar, Torsten Tschacher

    This book looks at the study of ideas, practices and institutions in South Asian Islam, commonly identified as ‘Sufism’, and how they relate to politics in South Asia. While the importance of Sufism for the lives of South Asian Muslims has been repeatedly asserted, the specific role played by…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Depressive Realism

    Interdisciplinary perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Colin Feltham

    Depressive Realism argues that people with mild-to-moderate depression have a more accurate perception of reality than non-depressives. Depressive realism is a worldview of human existence that is essentially negative, and which challenges assumptions about the value of life and the institutions…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • The Moral Psychology of Clement of Alexandria

    Mosaic Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Gibbons

    In The Moral Psychology of Clement of Alexandria, Kathleen Gibbons proposes a new approach to Clement’s moral philosophy and explores how his construction of Christianity’s relationship with Jewishness informed, and was informed by, his philosophical project. As one of the earliest Christian…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • Poetic Revelations

    Word Made Flesh Made Word: The Power of the Word III, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark S. Burrows, Jean Ward, Małgorzata Grzegorzewska

    This book explores the much debated relation of language and bodily experience (i.e. the 'flesh'), considering in particular how poetry functions as revelatory discourse and thus relates to the formal horizon of theological inquiry. The central thematic focus is around a 'phenomenology of the flesh…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22

  • Islam and Cultural Change in Papua New Guinea

    1st Edition

    By Scott Flower

    Scholars of religion and policy makers may be surprised at the changes occurring on the second largest island of the world that straddles one of the most Christianised and least Christianised areas of the world. This book provides an accurate and deeper understanding of the nature of Islam in Papua…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Mobile Lifeworlds

    An Ethnography of Tourism and Pilgrimage in the Himalayas, 1st Edition

    By Christopher A. Howard

    Mobile Lifeworlds illustrates how the imaginaries and ideals of Western travellers, especially those of untouched nature and spiritual enlightenment, are consistent with media representations of the Himalayan region, romanticism and modernity at large. Blending tourism and pilgrimage, travel across…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Wonder, Value and God

    1st Edition

    By Robin Attfield

    This book relates the value present in the natural world and in human creativity to an underlying purpose which it traces in creation. It opens by invoking the wonder aroused by nature's value and celebrated by poets, and moves to a cosmic purpose as the best explanation of this value. Natural…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology

  • Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema

    Blind Paul, 1st Edition

    By Sean Desilets

    This book revisits the tradition of Western religious cinema in light of scholarship on St. Paul’s political theology. The book’s subtitle derives from the account in the Book of Acts that St. Paul was temporarily blinded in the wake of his conversion on the road to Damascus. In imitation of Paul,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Renewing Spiritual Perception with Jonathan Edwards

    Contemporary Philosophy and the Theological Psychology of Transforming Grace, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-07-07
    Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology

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