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  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 21

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 21 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 20 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in…

    Hardback – 2016-01-26 
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Women's Rights and Religious Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives

    Edited by Fareda Banda, Lisa Fishbayn Joffe

    The three Abrahamic faiths have dominated religious conversations for millennia but the relations between state and religion are in a constant state of flux. This relationship may be configured in a number of ways. Religious norms may be enforced by the state as part of a regime of personal law or,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-14 
    Law and Religion

  • Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya

    Edited by Megan Adamson Sijapati, Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz

    Religion has long been a powerful cultural, social, and political force in the Himalaya. Increased economic and cultural flows, growth in tourism, and new forms of governance and media, however, have brought significant changes to the religious traditions of the region in the twentieth and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Creating Church Online

    Ritual, Community, and New Media

    By Tim Hutchings

    ‘Online churches’ are Internet-based Christian communities, pursuing worship, discussion, friendship, support, proselytization, and other key religious goals through computer-mediated communication. The first examples appeared in the mid-1980s, but this genre of online activity has been…

    Hardback – 2016-01-01 
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Man and the Universe

    A Study of the Influence of the Advance in Scientific Knowledge upon our Understanding of Christianity

    By Oliver Lodge

    Originally published in 1908, Lodge applies his background in physics to the study of Christian Theology. He aims to reconcile religious doctrine to scientific theory, calling for a re-interpretation of biblical texts to allow for the integration of science while simultaneously making a case for…

    Hardback – 2015-12-27 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Images of Crisis (Routledge Revivals)

    Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present

    By George P. Landow

    First published in 1982, Images of Crisis explores the premise that literature and art exploit various images to present culturally prevalent ideas, and thus create their own form of iconology. George Landow shows how the tumultuous history of the past two hundred years has resulted in a plethora…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows (Routledge Revivals)

    Biblical Typology in Victorian Literature, Art and Thought

    By George P. Landow

    The importance of typology in the study of early modern literature has long been accepted, yet students of Victorian culture have paid little attention to it. First published in 1980, this study demonstrates how biblical typology, an apparently arcane interpretative mode, had profound effects on…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transnational Islamic Actors and Indonesia’s Foreign Policy

    Transcending the State

    By Delphine Alles

    The past fifteen years have seen Indonesia move away from authoritarianism to a thriving yet imperfect democracy. During this time, the archipelago attracted international attention as the most-populated Muslim-majority country in the world. As religious issues and actors have been increasingly…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Devotional Islam in Contemporary South Asia

    Shrines, Journeys and Wanderers

    Edited by Michel Boivin, Remy Delage

    The Muslim shrine is at the crossroad of many processes involving society and culture. It is the place where a saint – often a Sufi - is buried, and it works as a main social factor, with the power of integrating or rejecting people and groups, and as a mirror reflecting the intricacies of a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Religion, Sexuality, and Spirituality

    Edited by Carole M. Cusack, Jason H. Prior

    The field encompassed by this collection on ‘Religion, Sexuality, and Spirituality’ is a vast and controversial one. It encompasses both normative and non-normative sexual identities and behaviours in the so-called ‘world religions’ (Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism) and also…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Islam, Standards, and Technoscience

    In Global Halal Zones

    By Johan Fischer

    Halal (literally, "permissible" or "lawful") production, trade, and standards have become essential to state-regulated Islam and to companies in contemporary Malaysia and Singapore, giving these two countries a special position in the rapidly expanding global market for halal products: in these…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Animism in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Kaj Arhem, Guido Sprenger

    Animism refers to ontologies or worldviews which assign agency and personhood to human and non-human beings alike. Recent years have seen a revival of this concept in anthropology, where it is now discussed as an alternative to modern-Western naturalistic notions of human-environment relations.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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