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  • Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal book cover

    Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal

    1st Edition

    By Laura L. Cochrane

    Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal explores the historical, religious, cultural and economic contexts of Islam in Senegal through the narrative first-hand accounts of people’s everyday lives. Drawing on rich ethnographic fieldwork conducted by the author over a period of seven years, the result is a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Binding the Absent Body in Medieval and Modern Art: Abject, virtual, and alternate bodies book cover

    Binding the Absent Body in Medieval and Modern Art

    Abject, virtual, and alternate bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Elizabeth Richards Rivenbark

    This collection of essays considers artistic works that deal with the body without a visual representation. It explores a range of ways to represent this absence of the figure: from abject elements such as bodily fluids and waste to surrogate forms including reliquaries, manuscripts, and cloth. The…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art: Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock, Beuys book cover

    Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art

    Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock, Beuys, 1st Edition

    By Evan R. Firestone

    Wassily Kandinsky, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, and Joseph Beuys were the leading artists of their generations to recognize the rich possibilities that animism and shamanism offered. While each of these artists' connection with shamanism has been written about separately, Evan Firestone brings the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Science in Islam and the West: From Shared Heritage to Parting of The Ways, 8th to 19th Centuries book cover

    The Rise of Science in Islam and the West

    From Shared Heritage to Parting of The Ways, 8th to 19th Centuries, 1st Edition

    By John W. Livingston

    This is a study of science in Muslim society from its rise in the 8th century to the efforts of 19th-century Muslim thinkers and reformers to regain the lost ethos that had given birth to the rich scientific heritage of earlier Muslim civilization. The volume is organized in four parts; the rise of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Soul of Theological Anthropology: A Cartesian Exploration book cover

    The Soul of Theological Anthropology

    A Cartesian Exploration, 1st Edition

    By Joshua R. Farris

    Recent research in the philosophy of religion, anthropology, and philosophy of mind has prompted the need for a more integrated, comprehensive, and systematic theology of human nature. This project constructively develops a theological accounting of human persons by drawing from a Cartesian (as a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Khaled Abou El Fadl, Ahmad Atif Ahmad, Said Fares Hassan

    This handbook is a detailed reference source comprising original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law. The handbook starts out by dealing with the question of what type of law is Islamic law and includes a critical analysis of the pedagogical approaches to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives book cover

    Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion

    Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J. Fitzgerald, Ashley John Moyse

    Modern medicine has produced many wonderful technological breakthroughs that have extended the limits of the frail human body. However, much of the focus of this medical research has been on the physical, often reducing the human being to a biological machine to be examined, understood, and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Modern Papal Diplomacy and Social Teaching in World Affairs book cover

    Modern Papal Diplomacy and Social Teaching in World Affairs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mariano P. Barbato, Robert J. Joustra, Dennis R. Hoover

    This comprehensive collection offers a concise introduction to the institutional framework of the Holy See, conceptualizing papal agency and positions from a range of international theory perspectives. The authors – international scholars from political science, history, and religious studies –…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • The Fourth Secularisation: Autonomy of Individual Lifestyles book cover

    The Fourth Secularisation

    Autonomy of Individual Lifestyles, 1st Edition

    By Luigi Berzano

    This book examines recent forms of secularisation to demonstrate that we are now witnessing a “fourth secularisation”: the autonomy of lifestyles. After introducing two initial secularising movements, from mythos to Logos and from Logos to Christianity, the book sets out how from Max Weber onwards…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • Routledge Revivals: The Illuminations of the Stavelot Bible (1978) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Illuminations of the Stavelot Bible (1978)

    1st Edition

    By Wayne Dynes

    First published in 1978, this book offers a comprehensive study of the illuminations of the Stavelot Bible. The illuminations themselves have been recognized as occupying an important place in the incipient stage of the Romanesque style in the Meuse valley. The two volumes of the Bible contain no…

    Paperback – 2019-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Kierkegaardian Mind book cover

    The Kierkegaardian Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Buben, Eleanor Helms, Patrick Stokes

    Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) remains one of the most enigmatic, captivating, and elusive thinkers in the history of European thought. The Kierkegaardian Mind provides a comprehensive survey of his work, not only placing it in its historical context but also exploring its contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophical Minds

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