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  • 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

  • Walking with Pilgrims: The Kanwar Pilgrimage of Bihar, Jharkhand and the Terai of Nepal book cover

    Walking with Pilgrims

    The Kanwar Pilgrimage of Bihar, Jharkhand and the Terai of Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Ruma Bose

    This volume makes a contribution to understanding pilgrimage, not as a transient activity at the margins of daily life, but as an event grounded firmly in the physical, symbolic and social experience of the everyday world. The vital relationship between pilgrimage and society is explored via a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 Mahabodhi Temple at Bodhgaya: Constructing Sacred Placeness, Deconstructing the ‘Great Case’ of 1895 book cover

    The Mahabodhi Temple at Bodhgaya

    Constructing Sacred Placeness, Deconstructing the ‘Great Case’ of 1895, 1st Edition

    By Nikhil Joshi

    This volume investigates the historic and ethnographic accounts of the ongoing religious contestations over the status of the Mahābodhi Temple complex in Bodhgayā (a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002) and its surrounding landscape to critically analyse the working and construction of sacredness…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-09-12 
    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

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