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  • Hearing Voices, Demonic and Divine

    Scientific and Theological Perspectives

    By Christopher C. H. Cook

    Experiences of hearing the voice of God (or angels, demons or other spiritual beings) have generally been understood either as religious experiences or else as a feature of mental illness. Some critics of traditional religious faith have dismissed the visions and voices attributed to biblical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion

    Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives

    Edited by John J. Fitzgerald, Ashley John Moyse

    Modern medicine has produced many wonderful technological breakthroughs that have extended the limits of the frail human body. However, much of the focus of this medical research has been on the physical, often reducing the human being to a biological machine to be examined, understood, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Against Methodology in Science and Religion

    Recent Debates on Rationality and Theology

    By Josh Reeves

    Since its development as a field over the last part of the twentieth century, scholars in science and religion have been heavily concerned with methodological issues. Following the lead of Thomas Kuhn, many scholars in this interdisciplinary field have offered proposals that purport to show how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • Mutual Enrichment between Psychology and Theology

    Edited by Russell Re Manning

    For all the talk of dialogue between science and religion, too much work in the field is one-sided. This book corrects this balance by presenting essays that affirm the mutual enrichment of both science and theology through work that engages at their interface. The contributors celebrate the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • Religion and Science: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Philip Clayton

    Religion and science are arguably the two most powerful social forces in the world today. But where religion and science were once held to be compatible, many people now perceive them to be in conflict. This unique book provides the best available introduction to the burning debates in this…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Religion and Ecological Crisis

    The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty

    Edited by Todd LeVasseur, Anna Peterson

    In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.’s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions—particularly Western Christianity—are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    Edited by Willis J. Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim

    The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Religion and Technology in India

    Spaces, Practices and Authorities

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen, Kristina Myrvold

    Religion tends to flourish when technological developments create new possibilities for communication and representation, and simultaneously change as a consequence of these developments. This book explores intersections between religion and technology in India, at the present and in the colonial…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Piety and Patienthood in Medieval Islam

    By Ahmed Ragab

    How did pious medieval Muslims experience health and disease? Rooted in the prophet’s experiences with medicine and healing, Muslim pietistic literature developed cosmologies in which physical suffering and medical interventions interacted with religious obligations and spiritual health. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • In The Shadows of Glories Past

    Jihad for Modern Science in Muslim Societies, 1850 to The Arab Spring

    By John W. Livingston

    The title of this volume implies two things: the greatness of the scientific tradition that Muslims had lost, and the power of the West, in whose threatening shadow reformers now labored to modernize in order to defend themselves against those very powers they were taking as models. Copernicus and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge

  • The Roots of Religion

    Exploring the Cognitive Science of Religion

    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
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • God and Natural Order

    Physics, Philosophy, and Theology

    By Shaun C. Henson

    In God and Natural Order: Physics, Philosophy, and Theology, Shaun Henson brings a theological approach to bear on contemporary scientific and philosophical debates on the ordered or disordered nature of the universe. Henson engages arguments for a unified theory of the laws of nature, a concept…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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