Religion: Religion and Philosophy

  • Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs book cover

    Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs

    By Ibigbolade Simon Aderibigbe

    The concept of Eschatology is usually explained from the perspective of "end times" in relation to either the human individual or and the cosmos. Within these contexts, the primary interests, particularly with regard to human eschatology, have centered on the questions of death, afterlife,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora

  • Postsecular Geographies: Re-envisioning politics, subjectivity and ethics book cover

    Postsecular Geographies

    Re-envisioning politics, subjectivity and ethics

    By Chris Baker, Paul Cloke, Andrew Williams, Callum Sutherland

    Over recent years there has been a surge of interest in postsecularity. The complex blurring of sacred-secular boundaries has found new expression in particular areas of the public life of cities, with the unexpected resilience and mutation of religion as a powerful political, cultural and global…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Secularization book cover


    By Charles Turner

    The death of secularization theses keeps being announced but people keep using the word. Historically the transfer of church property to secular use, for sociologists secularization signals a decline in the influence of religious institutions or ideas; yet ‘secularization’ has also been an…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Key Ideas

  • Paul Tillich: Theologian of Culture book cover

    Paul Tillich

    Theologian of Culture

    By Russell Re Manning

    Paul Tillich:Theologian of Culture provides an accessible account of the nature and development of Tillich’s thought. Written by a leading scholar and biographer of Tillich, this book presents a new interpretation of Tillich as first and foremost a theologian of culture. Concerned with Tillich’s…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 

  • Beyond Law and Revolution: Sociality, Political Theology and the Modern Constitutional Imagination book cover

    Beyond Law and Revolution

    Sociality, Political Theology and the Modern Constitutional Imagination

    By Marinos Diamantides

    In response to the rise of administrative rationality, this book draws on history, social anthropology and political theology, to examine the current crisis of faith in the legal and political constitutional imagination. An important body of law and society research has helped move jurisprudence…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Discourses of Law

  • The Mystical Sources of Existentialist Thought: Being, Nothingness, Love book cover

    The Mystical Sources of Existentialist Thought

    Being, Nothingness, Love

    By George Pattison, Kate Kirkpatrick

    At the time when existentialism was a dominant intellectual and cultural force, a number of commentators observed that some of the language of existential philosophy, not least its interpretation of human existence in terms of nothingness, evoked the language of so-called mystical writers. This…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • Contemporary Religions in China book cover

    Contemporary Religions in China

    By Shawn Arthur

    Folk and popular religion is a very significant part of Chinese religious life, especially in rural areas. Contemporary Religions in China focuses on the religious activities of the laypeople of contemporary China and their ideas of what it means to be ‘religious’ and to practice ‘religion.’…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13 
    Religions in Focus

  • Apatheia and Anthropology in Evagrius of Pontus book cover

    Apatheia and Anthropology in Evagrius of Pontus

    By Monica Tobon

    Evagrius of Pontus (c.345-399 CE) has been renowned for his spiritual insight and psychological acumen ever since his lifetime, and despite his condemnation for heresy in the sixth century exercised a defining influence on the development of both Chalcedonian and non-Chalcedonian traditions.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 

  • Wisdom, Analytics and Wicked Problems: Integral Decision Making for the Data Age book cover

    Wisdom, Analytics and Wicked Problems

    Integral Decision Making for the Data Age

    By Ali Intezari, David Pauleen

    The challenges faced by 21-century businesses, organisations and governments are characterized as being fundamentally different in nature, scope and levels of impact from those of the past. As problems become increasingly complex and wicked, conventional reductive approaches and data-based…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    The Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series

  • Indigenous Sacred Natural Sites and Spiritual Governance: The Legal Case for Juristic Personhood book cover

    Indigenous Sacred Natural Sites and Spiritual Governance

    The Legal Case for Juristic Personhood

    By John Studley

    Since time immemorial indigenous people have engaged in legal relationships with other-than-human-persons. These relationships are exemplified in enspirited sacred natural sites which are owned and governed by numina spirits that can potentially place legal demands on humankind in return for…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • The Infinite book cover

    The Infinite

    3rd Edition

    By A. W. Moore

    We are all captivated and puzzled by the infinite, in its many varied guises; by the endlessness of space and time; by the thought that between any two points in space, however close, there is always another; by the fact that numbers go on forever; and by the idea of an all-knowing, all-powerful…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30 

  • Nietzsche's Protestant Fathers: A Study in Prodigal Christianity book cover

    Nietzsche's Protestant Fathers

    A Study in Prodigal Christianity

    By Thomas R. Nevin

    Nietzsche was famously an atheist, despite coming from a strongly Protestant family. This heritage influenced much of his thought, but was it in fact the very thing that led him to his atheism? This work provides a radical re-assessment of Protestantism by documenting and extrapolating Nietzsche’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 

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