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  • The Religions of Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Tribal Epistemologies

    Essays in the Philosophy of Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helmut Wautischer

    First published in 1998, this collection of ten essays transforms our understanding of both the role of philosophical anthropology in modern world philosophy and the origins of tribal knowledge in their relation to contemporary assessments of cognition and consciousness. Ethnographic data from…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dialogue and Doxography in Indian Philosophy

    Points of View in Buddhist, Jaina, and Advaita Vedānta Traditions, 1st Edition

    By Karl-Stéphan Bouthillette

    This is the first book fully dedicated to Indian philosophical doxography. It examines the function such dialectical texts were intended to serve in the intellectual and religious life of their public. It looks at Indian doxography both as a witness of inter and intra sectarian dialogues, and as a…

    Hardback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    This book is a study of the UK-based Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the context of the twentieth-century South Asian diaspora. Originating in late-nineteenth-century Punjab, the Ahmadis are today a vibrant international religious movement; they are also a group that has been declared heretic by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Knowing Beyond Knowledge

    Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Forsthoefel

    This title was first published in 2002. This book builds on contemporary discussion of 'mysticism' and religious experience by examining the process and content of 'religious knowing' in classical and modern Advaita. Drawing from the work of William Alston and Alvin Plantinga, Thomas Forsthoefel…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Hick's Pluralist Philosophy of World Religions

    1st Edition

    By Paul Rhodes Eddy

    This title was first published in 2002. One of the most fascinating and controversial interpretations of religious diversity is 'religious pluralism.' According to John Hick's model of religious pluralism, all the world's great religions are equally valid ways of understanding and responding to the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Salvation in Indian Philosophy

    Perfection and Simplicity for Vaiśeṣika, 1st Edition

    By Ionut Moise

    This book offers a comprehensive description of the ‘doctrine of salvation’ (niḥśreyasa/ mokṣa) and Vaiśeṣika, one of the oldest philosophical systems of Indian philosophy and provides an overview of theories in other related Indian philosophical systems and classical doctrines of salvation. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • The Legacy of Vaiṣṇavism in Colonial Bengal

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    This book offers a focused examination of the Bengali Vaiṣṇava tradition in its manifold forms in the pivotal context of British colonialism in South Asia. Bringing together scholars from across the disciplines of social and intellectual history, philology, theology, and anthropology to…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Catholic Missionaries in Early Modern Asia

    Patterns of Localization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadine Amsler, Andreea Badea, Bernard Heyberger, Christian Windler

    Over recent decades, historians have become increasingly interested in early modern Catholic missions in Asia as laboratories of cultural contact. This book builds on recent ground-breaking research on early modern Catholic missions which has shown that missionaries in Asia cooperated with and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions

    Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Pati, Katherine Zubko

    This volume examines several theoretical concerns of embodiment in the context of Asian religious practice. Looking at both subtle and spatial bodies, it explores how both types of embodiment are engaged as sites for transformation, transaction and transgression. Collectively bridging ancient and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Spaces of Tolerance

    Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luiza Bialasiewicz, Valentina Gentile

    This book offers interdisciplinary and cross-national perspectives on the challenges of negotiating the contours of religious tolerance in Europe. In today’s Europe, religions and religious individuals are increasingly framed as both an internal and external security threat. This is evident in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Chinese Theology and Translation

    The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Ling-chia Wei

    This book uncovers the Jesuits’ mystic theological interpretation in the translation of the Book of Changes (the Yijing) in their mission in China. The book analyzes how Jesuit Figurists incorporated their intralingual translation of the Yijing, the Classical and vernacular use of Chinese language…

    Hardback – 2019-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

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