Religion: World Religions

  • 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

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sacred Landscapes and Cultural Politics: Planting a Tree book cover

    Sacred Landscapes and Cultural Politics

    Planting a Tree

    By Philip P. Arnold, Ann Grodzins Gold

    This title was first published in 2001. How do people in different cultural worlds think about relationships with nature? How do religious ideas become formative of landscape? How can indigenous traditions inform current cultural debates? This book explores ways in which religious perceptions and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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

    John Hick's Pluralist Philosophy of World Religions

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Religious Movements in Regional Context: Volume 4 book cover

    Global Religious Movements in Regional Context

    Volume 4

    Edited by John Wolffe

    This title was first published in 2002: Global Religious Movements in Regional Context offers a wide-ranging exploration of the adaptation and diversity of religious traditions in various geographical, cultural and ethnic contexts within the contemporary world. The book analyses the complexities of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

    By Sophie Ling-chia Wei

    In the Early Qing Dynasty, the Jesuit Figurists claimed the Yijing (the Book of Changes) as a precious treasure and treated it as bridging the gap between Christianity and Chinese civilization. The Yijing was viewed as preserving relics of this pure, true religion. This book analyses the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Hinduism in Colonial Bengal: Beyond the Renaissance book cover

    Hinduism in Colonial Bengal

    Beyond the Renaissance

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    Vaishnavism, is one of the major traditions within Hinduism and inspired by the Bengali Krishna devotee Chaitanya (1486-1533), has been a central feature of the religious and cultural landscape of Bengal since the sixteenth century. It has also had significant impact on other regions of the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Daoism in Modern China book cover

    Daoism in Modern China

    Edited by Vincent Goossaert, Xun Liu

    The modern history of Chinese temples and Daoism go hand in hand, and while both temples and Daoists serve Chinese society, the relationship between the two has yet to be thoroughly analysed. This book questions whether temples and Daoism are two independent aspects of modern Chinese religion, or…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Taoism

  • Minority Religions and Uncertainty book cover

    Minority Religions and Uncertainty

    Edited by Kim Knott, Matthew Francis

    Religious organizations are at their core about creating certainty. But what happens when groups lose control of their destiny? Whether it leads to violence (as in the case of Aum Shinrikyo’s in 1995), or to non-violent innovations, as found in minority religions following the death of their…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • The Goddess and the King in Indian Myth: Ring Composition, Royal Power and The Dharmic Double Helix book cover

    The Goddess and the King in Indian Myth

    Ring Composition, Royal Power and The Dharmic Double Helix

    By Raj Balkaran

    The Sanskrit narrative text Devī Māhātmya, “The Greatness of The Goddess”, extols the triumphs of an all-powerful Goddess, Durgā, over universe-imperiling demons. These exploits are embedded in an intriguing frame narrative: a deposed king solicits the counsel of a forest-dwelling ascetic, who…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Buddhism, Meditation, and Free Will: A Theory of Mental Freedom book cover

    Buddhism, Meditation, and Free Will

    A Theory of Mental Freedom

    By Rick Repetti

    Traditionally, Buddhist philosophy has seemingly rejected the autonomous self. In Western philosophy, free will and the philosophy of action are established areas of research. This book presents a comprehensive analytical review of extant scholarship on perspectives on free will. It studies and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Digital Spirits in Religion and Media: Possession and Performance book cover

    Digital Spirits in Religion and Media

    Possession and Performance

    By Alvin Eng Hui Lim

    In many contemporary and popular forms of religious practice, digital technology and the spiritual are inseparable. Ranging from streaming broadcasts of spiritual possessions to screenings of mass prayer conferences in stadiums, spirits and divinities now have new forms in which they can…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Indian Muslims and Citizenship: Spaces for Jihād in Everyday Life book cover

    Indian Muslims and Citizenship

    Spaces for Jihād in Everyday Life

    By Julten Abdelhalim

    Through the creation of post-colonial citizenship, India adopted a hybridisation of specific secular and western conception of citizenship. In this democratic framework, Indian Muslims are observed on how they make use of the spaces and channels to accommodate their Islamic identity within a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

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