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  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Queer Inclusion in the United Methodist Church

    By Amanda Udis-Kessler

    The United Methodist Church has been in conflict over lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender inclusion issues since 1972. That year, in response to the gay liberation and gay rights movements, wording was added to the UMC Book of Discipline (the compilation of denominational policies and doctrines)…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    New Approaches in Sociology

  • Cinema in Muslim Societies

    Edited by Ali Nobil Ahmad

    This book collates a comprehensive range of fascinating essays by leading authors on film from across the Muslim world. Responding to political and theoretical misconceptions about Islam and Muslim culture, it covers North African, Arab and Asian cinemas in a rich series of industry histories,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • A Visit to a Gñáni

    Or Wise Man of the East

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1911, this edition published in 1920, this text comprises of an excerpt from Carpenter’s Adam’s Peak to Elephanta, originally published in 1892, which details his travels in India and Ceylon. This excerpt in particular details his visit to a Gñáni, or religious wise man, and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Light from the East

    Being Letters on Gñanam, The Divine Knowledge

    By Hon. P. Arunáchalam

    Edited by Edward Carpenter

    Light from the East collates letters between Hon. P. Arunáchalam of the legislative council of Ceylon and Edward Carpenter, which expand on issues of the Gñanam or divine knowledge. Carpenter edited these letters for publication in 1927 as well as writing additional articles on issues such as…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • A General View of Positivism

    By Auguste Comte

    In Comte’s original work on positivism, he attempted to outline a general perception of positivism, how it can be applied to society and how society would work should positivism be applied. J.H. Bridges’ translation, originally published in 1865, this version first published in 1908, manages to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religious Education and Critical Realism

    Knowledge, Reality and Religious Literacy

    By Andrew Wright

    Religious Education and Critical Realism: Knowledge, Reality and Religious Literacy seeks to bring the enterprise of religious education in schools, colleges and universities into conversation with the philosophy of Critical Realism. This book addresses the problem, not of the substance of our…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    New Studies in Critical Realism and Spirituality (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Goddesses of Kathmandu Valley

    Grace, Rage, Knowledge

    By Arun Gupto

    In South Asia goddesses are conceptualized and worshipped in a fascinating range of forms — from cosmic beings to bacterial manifestations, from human-like appearances to creatures with animal and insect semblances. This book maps the diverse identities of goddesses through metaphors of grace, rage…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Religious Citizenships and Islamophobia

    Edited by Virginie Andre, Douglas Pratt

    The attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris in January 2015 once again brought to the fore the place of Islam in Western secular democracies, and the questioning of Muslim citizenship. The hyper-mediatisation of jihadist terrorism and its subsequent conflation with Muslim communities in general, has led…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • European Culture Wars and the Italian Case

    Which side are you on?

    By Luca Ozzano, Alberta Giorgi

    This book aims to understand the European political debate about contentious issues, framed in terms of religious values by religious and/or secular actors in 21st century. It specifically focuses on the Italian case, which, due to its peculiar history and contemporary political landscape, is a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities

    Edited by Alberto Testa, Mahfoud Amara

    As Islam’s visibility in global society increases, Muslim populations grow, and Muslim countries compete to take up positions at the heart of global sport, the interplay between sport and Islam becomes ever more illuminating. Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities is the first book to analyse…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Evangelising the Nation

    Religion and the Formation of Naga Political Identity

    By John Thomas

    Northeast India has witnessed several nationality movements during the 20th century. The oldest and one of the most formidable has been that of the Nagas — inhabiting the hill tracts between the Brahmaputra river in India and the Chindwin river in Burma (now Myanmar). Rallying behind the slogan, ‘…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

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