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  • Laudato Si’ and the Environment: Pope Francis’ Green Encyclical book cover

    Laudato Si’ and the Environment

    Pope Francis’ Green Encyclical, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McKim

    This volume is a response to the Pope’s Laudato Si’, giving an interdisciplinary overview of its impact on the environmental concerns of Catholics as well as other religious groups. Published in 2015, it is often seen as an "environmental" encyclical and in it the Pope urges us to face up to the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Cosmological Fine-Tuning Arguments: What (if Anything) Should We Infer from the Fine-Tuning of Our Universe for Life? book cover

    Cosmological Fine-Tuning Arguments

    What (if Anything) Should We Infer from the Fine-Tuning of Our Universe for Life?, 1st Edition

    By Jason Waller

    If the physical constants, initial conditions, or laws of nature in our universe had been even slightly different, then the evolution of life would have been impossible. This observation has led many philosophers and scientists to ask the natural next question: why is our universe so "fine-tuned"…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Life in Citations: Biblical Narratives and Contemporary Hebrew Culture book cover

    Life in Citations

    Biblical Narratives and Contemporary Hebrew Culture, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Tsoffar

    In her latest book, Life in Citiations: Biblical Narratives and Contemporary Hebrew Culture, Ruth Tsoffar studies several key biblical narratives that figure prominently in Israeli culture. Life in Citations provides a close reading of these narratives, along with works by contemporary Hebrew…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Religion and Nationalism in Asia book cover

    Religion and Nationalism in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giorgio Shani, Takashi Kibe

    This book re-examines the relationship between religion and nationalism in a contemporary Asian context, with a focus on East, South and South East Asia. Addressing empirical, analytical, and normative questions, it analyses selected case studies from across Asia, including China, India, Iraq,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • The Early Muslim Conquest of Syria: An English Translation of al-Azdī’s Futūḥ al-Shām book cover

    The Early Muslim Conquest of Syria

    An English Translation of al-Azdī’s Futūḥ al-Shām, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamada Hassanein, Jens Scheiner

    This book narrates the battles, conquests and diplomatic activities of the early Muslim fighters in Syria and Iraq vis-à-vis their Byzantine and Persian counterparts. It is the first English translation of one of the earliest Arabic sources on the early Muslim expansion entitled Futūḥ al-Shām (The…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Jeremiah in History and Tradition book cover

    Jeremiah in History and Tradition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim West, Niels Peter Lemche

    Jeremiah in History and Tradition examines aspects of the Book of Jeremiah from a variety of perspectives including historical, textual, redaction and feminist criticism as well as the history of its reception. The book looks afresh at the Book of Jeremiah through the lens of intertextuality and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Tearfund and the Quest for Faith-Based Development book cover

    Tearfund and the Quest for Faith-Based Development

    1st Edition

    By Dena Freeman

    This book gives an in-depth analysis of the role of faith in the work of Tearfund, a leading evangelical relief and development NGO which works in over fifty countries worldwide. The study traces the changing ways that faith has shaped and influenced Tearfund’s work over its 50-year history and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs: Liber Peristephanon book cover

    Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs

    Liber Peristephanon, 1st Edition

    By Len Krisak

    Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs offers an English translation, with introduction and commentary, of the Liber Peristephanon, Prudentius’ vivid collection of lyric hymns in honor of Christian martyrs. To render Prudentius’ metrically varied lines for twenty-first century readers, Len Krisak relies on…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Cultural Fusion of Sufi Islam: Alternative Paths to Mystical Faith book cover

    Cultural Fusion of Sufi Islam

    Alternative Paths to Mystical Faith, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarwar Alam

    It has been argued that the mystical Sufi form of Islam is the most sensitive to other cultures, being accommodative to other traditions and generally tolerant to peoples of other faiths. It readily becomes integrated into local cultures and they are similarly often infused into Sufism. Examples of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Lost Sheep in Philosophy of Religion: New Perspectives on Disability, Gender, Race, and Animals book cover

    The Lost Sheep in Philosophy of Religion

    New Perspectives on Disability, Gender, Race, and Animals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Blake Hereth, Kevin Timpe

    Contemporary research in philosophy of religion is dominated by traditional problems such as the nature of evil, arguments against theism, issues of foreknowledge and freedom, the divine attributes, and religious pluralism. This volume instead focuses on unrepresented and underrepresented issues in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Envisioning the Cosmic Body of Christ: Embodiment, Plurality and Incarnation book cover

    Envisioning the Cosmic Body of Christ

    Embodiment, Plurality and Incarnation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurica Jax, Saskia Wendel

    The metaphor of the cosmos as the Body of Christ offers an opportunity to escape the aporias of standard Body of Christ imagery, which has often proved anthropocentric, exclusivist, triumphalist and/or sexist in the analyses of classical theologies. The body motif in particular contains starting…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Religious Studies and the Goal of Interdisciplinarity book cover

    Religious Studies and the Goal of Interdisciplinarity

    1st Edition

    By Brent Smith

    This book offers a survey of the development of interdisciplinarity in Religious Studies within academia and offers ways for it to continue to progress in contemporary universities. It examines the use of the term ‘interdisciplinary’ in the context of the academic study of religion and how it…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

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