Religion: World Religions

  • The Religions of Tibet book cover

    The Religions of Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora: Living in the End of Days book cover

    Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    This book is a study of the UK-based Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the context of the twentieth-century South Asian diaspora. Originating in late-nineteenth-century Punjab, the Ahmadis are today a vibrant international religious movement; they are also a group that has been declared heretic by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Salvation in Indian Philosophy: Perfection and Simplicity for Vaiśeṣika book cover

    Salvation in Indian Philosophy

    Perfection and Simplicity for Vaiśeṣika, 1st Edition

    By Ionut Moise

    This book offers a comprehensive description of the ‘doctrine of salvation’ (niḥśreyasa/ mokṣa) and Vaiśeṣika, one of the oldest philosophical systems of Indian philosophy and provides an overview of theories in other related Indian philosophical systems and classical doctrines of salvation. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Catholic Missionaries in Early Modern Asia: Patterns of Localization book cover

    Catholic Missionaries in Early Modern Asia

    Patterns of Localization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadine Amsler, Andreea Badea, Bernard Heyberger, Christian Windler

    Over recent decades, historians have become increasingly interested in early modern Catholic missions in Asia as laboratories of cultural contact. This book builds on recent ground-breaking research on early modern Catholic missions which has shown that missionaries in Asia cooperated with and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08 
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    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions: Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies book cover

    Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions

    Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Pati, Katherine Zubko

    This volume examines several theoretical concerns of embodiment in the context of Asian religious practice. Looking at both subtle and spatial bodies, it explores how both types of embodiment are engaged as sites for transformation, transaction and transgression. Collectively bridging ancient and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
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    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Legacy of Vaiṣṇavism in Colonial Bengal book cover

    The Legacy of Vaiṣṇavism in Colonial Bengal

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    This book offers a focused examination of the Bengali Vaiṣṇava tradition in its manifold forms in the pivotal context of British colonialism in South Asia. Bringing together scholars from across the disciplines of social and intellectual history, philology, theology, and anthropology to…

    Hardback – 2019-11-06 
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    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Spaces of Tolerance: Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe book cover

    Spaces of Tolerance

    Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luiza Bialasiewicz, Valentina Gentile

    This book offers interdisciplinary and cross-national perspectives on the challenges of negotiating the contours of religious tolerance in Europe. In today’s Europe, religions and religious individuals are increasingly framed as both an internal and external security threat. This is evident in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Chinese Theology and Translation: The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing book cover

    Chinese Theology and Translation

    The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Ling-chia Wei

    This book uncovers the Jesuits’ mystic theological interpretation in the translation of the Book of Changes (the Yijing) in their mission in China. The book analyzes how Jesuit Figurists incorporated their intralingual translation of the Yijing, the Classical and vernacular use of Chinese language…

    Hardback – 2019-10-22 
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    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Knowing Beyond Knowledge: Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita book cover

    Knowing Beyond Knowledge

    Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Forsthoefel

    This title was first published in 2002. This book builds on contemporary discussion of 'mysticism' and religious experience by examining the process and content of 'religious knowing' in classical and modern Advaita. Drawing from the work of William Alston and Alvin Plantinga, Thomas Forsthoefel…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Hick's Pluralist Philosophy of World Religions book cover

    John Hick's Pluralist Philosophy of World Religions

    1st Edition

    By Paul Rhodes Eddy

    This title was first published in 2002. One of the most fascinating and controversial interpretations of religious diversity is 'religious pluralism.' According to John Hick's model of religious pluralism, all the world's great religions are equally valid ways of understanding and responding to the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Interfaith Movement: Mobilising Religious Diversity in the 21st Century book cover

    The Interfaith Movement

    Mobilising Religious Diversity in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Fahy, Jan-Jonathan Bock

    Although its beginnings can be traced back to the late 19th century, the interfaith movement has only recently begun to attract mainstream attention, with governments, religious leaders and grassroots activists around the world increasingly turning to interfaith dialogue and collective action to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
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    Social Movements in the 21st Century: New Paradigms

  • Religions of Old Korea book cover

    Religions of Old Korea

    1st Edition

    By Charles Allen Clark

    This book, first published in 1932, was written by a Western expert on Korea, and was the first to thoroughly investigate and document the old religious practices of Korea. No book like this could be written again from original sources, for all of the data has passed away, and archival records are…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

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