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  • Early Christian World 2e

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Philip F. Esler

    Since its publication in 2000, The Early Christian World has come to be regarded by scholars, students and the general reader as one of the most informative and accessible works in English on the origins, development, character and major figures of early Christianity. In this new edition, the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

    By Various

    First published between 1913 and 1994, this 6 volume set examines the history of Islam in a variety of regions across the world. Spanning continents from Africa, to Asia, North America and Europe, and ranging from 19th century ethnographical studies to modern day historical research, these titles…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19 
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo

    Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion

    By Brainerd Prince

    Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. This book is an enquiry into the integral philosophy of Aurobindo and its contemporary relevance. It offers a reading of Aurobindo’s key texts by bringing them into conversation with religious studies and the hermeneutical…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16 
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India

    Moving the Mountains

    By Pankaj Jain

    Scholars have long noticed a discrepancy in the way non-western and western peoples conceptualize the scientific and religious worlds. Non-Western traditions and communities, such as of India, are better positioned to provide an alternative to the Western dualistic thinking of separating science…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Visioning New and Minority Religions

    Projecting the future

    Edited by Eugene V. Gallagher

    Rather than being ephemeral fads, new religious movements (NRMs) have always been and will always be with us. So will their study. Offering an assessment of the state-of-the-field of the study of NRMs, Visioning New and Minority Religions begins by considering the analytical tools for the study of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • New Pathways in Pilgrimage Studies

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Dionigi Albera, John Eade

    Although there has been a massive increase in the volume of pilgrimage research and publications, traditional Anglophone scholarship has been dominated by research in Western Europe and North America. In their previous edited volume, International Perspectives on Pilgrimage Studies (Routledge, 2015…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Learning from Chinese Philosophies

    Ethics of Interdependent and Contextualised Self

    By Karyn Lai

    Learning from Chinese Philosophies engages Confucian and Daoist philosophies in creative interplay, developing a theory of interdependent selfhood in the two philosophical traditions. Karyn Lai draws on the unique insights of the two philosophies to address contemporary debates on ethics, community…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Taoism

    A New Perspective

    By Evgeny A Torchinov

    Edited by Russell Kirkland

    The book surveys the history and teachings of Taoism (Daoism) over the course of Chinese civilization, and explores themes and ideas that interest modern minds. The religions of Asia continually fascinate people around the world. During the 20th century, the Taoist (Daoist) tradition of China…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 

  • Fiction, Invention and Hyper-reality

    From popular culture to religion

    Edited by Carole M. Cusack, Pavol Kosnáč

    The twentieth century was a period of rapid change for religion. Secularisation resulted in a dramatic fall in church attendance in the West, and the 1950s and 1960s saw the introduction of new religions including the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), the Church of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • The Radha Tantra

    A critical edition and annotated translation

    By Måns Broo

    The Radha Tantra is an anonymous 17th century tantric text from Bengal. The text offers a lively picture of the meeting of different religious traditions in 17th century Bengal, since it presents a Sakta version of the famous Vai??ava story of Radha and K???a. This book presents a critically…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

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