Religion: Religion in Context

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Aural architecture identifies those features of a building that can be perceived by the act of listening in them. Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this book invites readers into the complex world of the Byzantine liturgy, experienced in its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying

    Edited by Christopher M Moreman

    Few issues apply universally to people as poignantly as death and dying. All religions address concerns with death from the handling of human remains, to defining death, to suggesting what happens after life. The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying provides readers with an overview of the study…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • The Afterlife in the Arab Spring

    Edited by Amira Mittermaier

    Death lies at the beginning of the Arab uprisings, and death continues to haunt them. Most narratives about the ‘Arab Spring’ begin with Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit vendor who set himself on fire. Egyptian protesters in turn referred to Khaled Said, a young man from Alexandria whom the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • The Daughter Zion Allegory in Medieval German Religious Writing book cover

    The Daughter Zion Allegory in Medieval German Religious Writing

    By Annette Volfing

    The Daughter Zion allegory represents a particular narrative articulation of the paradigm of bridal mysticism deriving from the Song of Songs, the core element of which is the quest of Daughter Zion for a worthy object of love. Examining medieval German religious writing (verse and prose) and Dutch…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors: Strangers at the Gate book cover

    Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors

    Strangers at the Gate

    By Adrianne Leveen

    Throughout the Hebrew Bible, strangers are indispensable to the formation of a collective Israelite identity. Encounters between the Israelites and their neighbors are among the most urgent matters explored in Biblical narratives, yet relatively little scholarly attention has been paid to them.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • Man and the Universe: A Study of the Influence of the Advance in Scientific Knowledge upon our Understanding of Christianity book cover

    Man and the Universe

    A Study of the Influence of the Advance in Scientific Knowledge upon our Understanding of Christianity

    By Oliver Lodge

    Originally published in 1908, Lodge applies his background in physics to the study of Christian Theology. He aims to reconcile religious doctrine to scientific theory, calling for a re-interpretation of biblical texts to allow for the integration of science while simultaneously making a case for…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights book cover

    Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights

    Edited by Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Philipps, John Strawson

    This multi-disciplinary collection interrogates the role of human rights in addressing past injustices. The volume draws on legal scholars, political scientists, anthropologists and political philosophers grappling with the weight of the memory of historical injustices arising from conflicts in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Tantric Visual Culture: A Cognitive Approach book cover

    Tantric Visual Culture

    A Cognitive Approach

    By Sthaneshwar Timalsina

    Indian culture relies greatly on visual expression, and this book uses both classical Indian and contemporary Western philosophies and current studies on cognitive sciences, and applies them to contextualize Tantric visual culture. The work selects aspects of Tantric language and the practice of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

  • From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality book cover

    From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality

    By Kevin Carnahan

    For the last several decades, the Just-War debate amongst theologians has been dominated by two accounts of moral rationality. One side assumes a presumption against harm (PAH), and the other identifies with a presumption against injustice (PAI). From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • God, Education, and Modern Metaphysics: The Logic of

    God, Education, and Modern Metaphysics

    The Logic of "Know Thyself"

    By Nigel Tubbs

    The Western tradition has long held the view that while it is possible to know that God exists, it nevertheless remains impossible to know what God is. The ineffability of the monotheistic God extends to each of the Abrahamic faiths. In this volume, Tubbs considers Aristotle’s logic of mastery and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Avicenna: His Life and Works book cover

    Avicenna

    His Life and Works

    By Soheil M. Afnan

    This book, first published in 1958, examines the life and works of Avicenna, one of the most provocative figures in the history of thought in the East. It shows him in the right historical perspective, as the product of the impact of Greek thought on Islamic teachings against the background of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge

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