Religion: Religion in Context

  • The Origins of Democratic Zionism book cover

    The Origins of Democratic Zionism

    1st Edition

    By Gregory B. Kaplan

    This book is the first to link the modern appreciation for democratic freedom directly to Jewish political thought in seventeenth-century Amsterdam. The modern appreciation for democratic values is often assumed to have its roots in Classical thought. However, democracy has taken various forms in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy: Theological and Clinical Issues book cover

    Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy

    Theological and Clinical Issues, 1st Edition

    By Nazila Isgandarova

    Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy reconciles newly emerging Islamic practical theology with the findings and theories of contemporary social sciences. It is an inquiry about the lived experience of the Islamic tradition and its application in Islamic counseling with Muslim women…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality in Society and the Professions book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality in Society and the Professions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laszlo Zsolnai, Bernadette Flanagan

    Increasingly, it is being recognized that spirituality, defined here as "a multiform search for a transcendent meaning of life that connects them to all living beings and brings them in touch with God or ‘Ultimate Reality,’" is an aspect of almost every sphere and aspect of social life. It appears…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Ecclesial Leadership as Friendship book cover

    Ecclesial Leadership as Friendship

    1st Edition

    By Chloe Lynch

    When it comes to talking about the activity of directing the church, the language of leadership and leaders is increasingly popular. Yet what is leadership – and how might theological narratives better resource the discourse and practice of leadership in ecclesial contexts? In identifying and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Medicine and Religion in the Life of an Ottoman Sheikh: Al-Damanhuri’s

    Medicine and Religion in the Life of an Ottoman Sheikh

    Al-Damanhuri’s "Clear Statement" on Anatomy, 1st Edition

    By Ahmed Ragab

    In 1768, Aḥmad al-Damanhūrī became the rector (shaykh) of al-Azhar, which was one of the most authoritative and respected positions in the Ottoman Empire. He occupied this position until his death. Despite being a prolific author, whose writings are largely extant, al-Damanhūrī remains almost…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • Recognition and Religion: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives book cover

    Recognition and Religion

    Contemporary and Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maijastina Kahlos, Heikki J. Koskinen, Ritva Palmén

    This book focuses on recognition and its relation to religion and theology, in both systematic and historical dimensions. While existing research literature on recognition and contemporary recognition theory has been gradually growing since the early 1990s, certain gaps remain in the field covered…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Religious Devotion and the Poetics of Reform: Love and Liberation in Malayalam Poetry book cover

    Religious Devotion and the Poetics of Reform

    Love and Liberation in Malayalam Poetry, 1st Edition

    By George Pati

    The poetry emanating from the bhakti tradition of devotional love in India has been both a religious expression and a form of resistance to hierarchies of caste, gender, and colonialism. Some scholars have read this art form through the lens of resistance and reform, but others have responded that…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • The Paranormal and Popular Culture: A Postmodern Religious Landscape book cover

    The Paranormal and Popular Culture

    A Postmodern Religious Landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darryl Caterine, John W. Morehead

    Interest in preternatural and supernatural themes has revitalized the Gothic tale, renewed explorations of psychic powers and given rise to a host of social and religious movements based upon claims of the fantastical. And yet, in spite of this widespread enthusiasm, the academic world has been…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Formatting Religion: Across Politics, Education, Media, and Law book cover

    Formatting Religion

    Across Politics, Education, Media, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marius Timmann Mjaaland

    To talk about religion is to talk about politics, identity, terrorism, migration, gender, and a host of other aspects of society. This volume examines and engages with larger debates around religion and proposes a new approach that moves beyond the usual binaries to analyse its role in our…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • Denial and Deprivation: Indian Muslims after the Sachar Committee and Rangnath Mishra Commission Reports book cover

    Denial and Deprivation

    Indian Muslims after the Sachar Committee and Rangnath Mishra Commission Reports, 1st Edition

    By Abdur Rahman

    The volume attempts to gauge and analyse the level of denial and deprivation faced by Indian Muslims by evaluating their status after a gap of several years of Sachar Committee (2006) and Rangnath Mishra Commission (2007) Reports. It presents and discusses the current conditions with respect to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge

  • The Cyclic Mass: Anglo-Continental Exchange in the Fifteenth Century book cover

    The Cyclic Mass

    Anglo-Continental Exchange in the Fifteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By James Cook

    England in the fifteenth century was the cradle of much that would have a profound impact on European music for the next several hundred years. Perhaps the greatest such development was the cyclic cantus firmus Mass, and scholarly attention has therefore often been drawn to identifying potentially…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Zempi, Imran Awan

    Islamophobic hate crimes have increased significantly following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and 7/7. More recently, the rhetoric surrounding Trump’s election and presidency, Brexit, the rise of far-right groups and ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks worldwide have promoted a climate where…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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