Religion: Religious Ethics

  • Uncertain Bioethics (Open Access): Moral Risk and Human Dignity book cover

    Uncertain Bioethics (Open Access)

    Moral Risk and Human Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Napier

    Bioethics is a field of inquiry and as such is fundamentally an epistemic discipline. Knowing how we make moral judgments can bring into relief why certain arguments on various bioethical issues appear plausible to one side and obviously false to the other. Uncertain Bioethics makes a significant…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts book cover

    The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts

    1st Edition

    By Ronald Charles

    The Silencing of Slaves in Early Jewish and Christian Texts analyzes a large corpus of early Christian texts and Pseudepigraphic materials to understand how the authors of these texts used, abused and silenced enslaved characters to articulate their own social, political, and theological visions.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • The Kierkegaardian Mind book cover

    The Kierkegaardian Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Buben, Eleanor Helms, Patrick Stokes

    Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) remains one of the most enigmatic, captivating, and elusive thinkers in the history of European thought. The Kierkegaardian Mind provides a comprehensive survey of his work, placing it not only in its historical context but also exploring its contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophical Minds

  • The Buddha in Sri Lanka: Histories and Stories book cover

    The Buddha in Sri Lanka

    Histories and Stories, 1st Edition

    By Gananath Obeyesekere

    This book examines culture, religion and polity in the context of Buddhism. Gananath Obeyesekere, one of the foremost analytical voices from South Asia develops Freud’s notion of ‘dream work’, the ‘work of culture’ and ideas of no-self (anatta) to understand Buddhism in contemporary Sri Lanka. This…

    Paperback – 2019-05-04 
    Routledge India

  • Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives book cover

    Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion

    Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Christian and Hindu Ethics book cover

    Christian and Hindu Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Shivesh Chandra Thakur

    Hinduism and Christianity are different in structure and approach – but have a great deal in common in matters relating to ethics. This book, first published in 1969, is the first systematic and detailed work which attempts to bring out both the differences and similarities. The author selects some…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • The Spiritual Heritage of India book cover

    The Spiritual Heritage of India

    1st Edition

    By Swami Prabhavananda

    This book, first published in 1962, is an analysis of the history of the philosophy of a country that has never distinguished philosophy from religion. Indian philosophy is not merely metaphysical speculation, but has its foundation in immediate perception. This insistence upon immediate perception…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • The Hindu View of Art book cover

    The Hindu View of Art

    1st Edition

    By Mulk Raj Anand

    This book, first published in 1933, was the first text on the general Hindu attitude to art. It sums up under the wider title of the Hindu view of art all such considerations – religious, philosophic, sociological, aesthetic and technical – as might be helpful for the understanding of Indian art.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • Religion in Practice book cover

    Religion in Practice

    1st Edition

    By Swami Prabhavananda

    This book, first published in 1968, is a collection of twenty-five lectures by Swami Prabhavananda, the outstanding scholar and translator of Hindu scriptures. They present a direct and pragmatic approach to spiritual life, and a clear guide to Hinduism.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • Man in Search of Immortality: Testimonials from the Hindu Scriptures book cover

    Man in Search of Immortality

    Testimonials from the Hindu Scriptures, 1st Edition

    By Swami Nikhilananda

    This book, first published in 1968, comprises five articles on the immortality of the soul. According to Hindu tradition this immortality cannot be proved by the scientific method of reasoning – it is based upon scriptural evidence and on the direct experience of enlightened souls. These articles…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • The Loves of Krishna: In Indian Painting and Poetry book cover

    The Loves of Krishna

    In Indian Painting and Poetry, 1st Edition

    By W.G. Archer

    This book, first published in 1957, was the first in English to provide a full and clear introduction to one of the most significant of Indian gods, and stresses his supreme role in Indian religion and art. The book relates the full Krishna story, explaining his role in Indian religion, and traces…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • The Illustrated Dictionary of Hindu Iconography book cover

    The Illustrated Dictionary of Hindu Iconography

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Stutley

    Indian art, increasingly popular in the west, cannot be fully appreciated without some knowledge of the religious and philosophical background. This book, first published in 1985, covers all aspects of Hindu iconography, and explains that its roots lie far back in the style of prehistoric art. The…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

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