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  • Said Nursi and Science in Islam: Character Building through Nursi’s Mana-i harfi book cover

    Said Nursi and Science in Islam

    Character Building through Nursi’s Mana-i harfi, 1st Edition

    By Necati Aydin

    This book examines how the prominent Muslim scholar Said Nursi developed an integrative approach to faith and science known as "the other indicative" (mana-i harfi) and explores how his aim to reconcile two academic disciplines, often at odds with one another, could be useful in an educational…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Fatimids and Egypt book cover

    The Fatimids and Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Michael Brett

    This Variorum volume is a collection of articles dealing with Egypt under the Fatimids, originally published in diverse journals and books between 1984 and 2013. The Fatimids came to power in North Africa in 910 CE, and ruled in Egypt from 969 to 1171 CE. As Imams and Caliphs, they claimed…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Reimagining God and Resacralisation book cover

    Reimagining God and Resacralisation

    1st Edition

    By Alexa Blonner

    This book shows that widespread resacralisation has been taking place, which is producing new ways of perceiving God and the divine. The last century has seen unmistakable changes in religious practices and the concept of spirituality right across the world. There was a broad expectation for much…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Sharia and the State in Pakistan: Blasphemy Politics book cover

    Sharia and the State in Pakistan

    Blasphemy Politics, 1st Edition

    By Farhat Haq

    This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws. Drawing on insights from Islamic studies, anthropology and legal studies to examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics: Religion and the Environment book cover

    Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics

    Religion and the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Emma Frances Bloomfield

    Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics examines the intersection of climate skepticism and Christianity and proposes strategies for engaging climate skeptics in productive conversations. Despite the scientifically established threats of climate change, there remains a segment of the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought book cover

    Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Joost Hengstmengel

    In this important volume, Joost Hengstmengel examines the doctrine of divine providence and how it served as explanation and justification in economic debates in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries throughout Western Europe. The author discusses five different areas in which God was…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Religion book cover

    Current Controversies in Philosophy of Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Draper

    While orthodox religion by its very nature is conservative, philosophy at its best is inherently radical. It challenges authority, tradition, and the whole idea of "dogma." For this reason, philosophy of religion can be explosively controversial. It is bound to disturb those who peddle…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths: Why We Would Be Better Off With Homer’s Gods book cover

    The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths

    Why We Would Be Better Off With Homer’s Gods, 1st Edition

    By John Heath

    The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths explores and compares the most influential sets of divine myths in Western culture: the Homeric pantheon and Yahweh, the God of the Old Testament. Heath argues that not only does the God of the Old Testament bear a striking resemblance…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders: Zooming in on Monasteries book cover

    A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders

    Zooming in on Monasteries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcin Jewdokimow, Thomas Quartier, OSB

    A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders applies visual methods to the exploration of various facets of religious life, such as everyday lived experience, contemporary monastic identity or monastic architecture. Presenting a series of visual essays, it treats images not as simple…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Religion

  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine: Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes book cover

    Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine

    Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Cynthia Turner Camp

    Offering snapshots of mercantile devotion to saints in different regions, this volume is the first to ask explicitly how merchants invoked saints, and why. Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Geneses: A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam book cover

    Geneses

    A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tolan

    What is a religion? How do we discern the boundaries between religions, or religious communities? When does Judaism become Judaism, Christianity become Christianity, Islam become Islam? Scholars have increasingly called into question the standard narratives created by the various orthodoxies,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge

  • Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny: Ecoculture, Literature and Religion book cover

    Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny

    Ecoculture, Literature and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Rod Giblett

    Sigmund Freud’s essay 'The Uncanny' is celebrating a century since publication. It is arguably his greatest and most fruitful contribution to the study of culture and the environment. Environmental Humanities and the Uncanny brings into the open neglected aspects of the uncanny in this famous…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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