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  • A Story of YHWH: Cultural Translation and Subversive Reception in Israelite History book cover

    A Story of YHWH

    Cultural Translation and Subversive Reception in Israelite History, 1st Edition

    By Shawn W. Flynn

    A Story of YHWH investigates the ancient Israelite expression of their deity, and tracks why variation occurred in that expression, from the early Iron Age to the Persian period. Through this text readers will gain a better appreciation for the complexities and contexts in the development of YHWH…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • The Supernatural After the Neuro-Turn book cover

    The Supernatural After the Neuro-Turn

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pieter F. Craffert, John R. Baker, Michael J. Winkelman

    This book takes what is often referred to as the 'supernatural' to be normal natural phenomena that are closely linked to the neurobiology of the human species. Reflecting the neurocultural and biocultural perspective, the chapters cover phenomena such as out-of-body experiences, ghosts, and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Circulation and Governance of Asian Medicine book cover

    Circulation and Governance of Asian Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Céline Coderey, Laurent Pordié

    This book unpacks the organized sets of practices that govern contemporary Asian medicine from their production in the lab to their circulation within circuits and networks of all kinds and examines the plurality of actors involved in such governance. Chapters analyse the process of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Tolstoy's Political Thought: Christian Anarcho-Pacifist Iconoclasm Then and Now book cover

    Tolstoy's Political Thought

    Christian Anarcho-Pacifist Iconoclasm Then and Now, 1st Edition

    By Alexandre Christoyannopoulos

    Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910), besides writing famous novels such as War and Peace, also wrote on political issues, especially later in his life, putting forward a political philosophy which might be termed 'Christian anarchism'. This book provides a comprehensive overview of Tolstoy’s political thought.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Dangerous Memory in Nagasaki: Prayers, Protests and Catholic Survivor Narratives book cover

    Dangerous Memory in Nagasaki

    Prayers, Protests and Catholic Survivor Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Gwyn McClelland

    On 9th August 1945, the US dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki. Of the dead, approximately 8500 were Catholic Christians, representing over sixty percent of the community. In this collective biography, nine Catholic survivors share personal and compelling stories about the aftermath of the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-23 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hizb ut-Tahrir and the Caliphate: Why the Group is Still Appealing to Muslims in the West book cover

    Hizb ut-Tahrir and the Caliphate

    Why the Group is Still Appealing to Muslims in the West, 1st Edition

    By Elisa Orofino

    Investigating the appeal of the group Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT), the study expands on why non-violent radical forms of Islam still attract segments of Muslim communities in the West. Being one of the few comprehensive studies on HT, this book discusses how this Islamist group advocate for the caliphate…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Islam

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