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  • 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

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • 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 Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Porphyry in Fragments

    Reception of an Anti-Christian Text in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    By Ariane Magny

    The Greek philosopher Porphyry of Tyre had a reputation as the fiercest critic of Christianity. It was well-deserved: he composed (at the end the 3rd century A.D.) fifteen discourses against the Christians, so offensive that Christian emperors ordered them to be burnt. We thus rely on the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • 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

  • 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

  • Practical Theology and Pierre-André Liégé

    Radical Dominican and Vatican II Pioneer, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Bradbury

    Pierre-André Liégé, one of the foremost French theologians of the 20th century, influenced John XXIII and Paul VI, and sat on Vatican II committees with both the future John Paul II and Benedict VI. Fifty years on from Vatican II is a good time to remember the decade of dramatic struggle and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • Embodiment

    Phenomenological, Religious and Deconstructive Views on Living and Dying, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ramona Fotiade, David Jasper, Olivier Salazar-Ferrer

    This book examines a number of landmark shifts in our account of the relationship between human and divine existence, as reflected through the perception of time and corporeal experience. Drawing together some of the best scholars in the field, this book provides a representative cross-section of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Categorisation in Indian Philosophy

    Thinking Inside the Box, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Frazier

    It is by fitting the world into neatly defined boxes that Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain philosophers were able to gain unparalleled insights into the nature of reality, God, language and thought itself. Such categories aimed to encompass the universe, the mind and the divine within an all-encompassing…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • The Roots of Religion

    Exploring the Cognitive Science of Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Trigg, Justin L. Barrett

    The cognitive science of religion is a new discipline that looks at the roots of religious belief in the cognitive architecture of the human mind. The Roots of Religion deals with the philosophical and theological implications of the cognitive science of religion which grounds religious belief in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • Sociological Theory and the Question of Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew McKinnon, Marta Trzebiatowska

    Religion lies near the heart of the classical sociological tradition, yet it no longer occupies the same place within the contemporary sociological enterprise. This relative absence has left sociology under-prepared for thinking about religion’s continuing importance in new issues, movements, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group

  • Theological Philosophy

    Rethinking the Rationality of Christian Faith, 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, Theological Philosophy seeks to overturn the longstanding problem of proving faith's rationality and to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology

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