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  • Buddhism: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation book cover

    Buddhism

    A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation, 1st Edition

    By David Burton

    Buddhism, in its diverse forms and throughout its long history, has had a profound influence on Asian cultures and the lives of countless individuals. In recent times, it has also attracted great interest among people in other parts of the world, including philosophers. Buddhist traditions often…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Investigating Philosophy of Religion

  • Secularisation, Pentecostalism and Violence: Receptions, Rediscoveries and Rebuttals in the Sociology of Religion book cover

    Secularisation, Pentecostalism and Violence

    Receptions, Rediscoveries and Rebuttals in the Sociology of Religion, 1st Edition

    By David Martin

    In this book David Martin brings together a coherent summary of his many years of ground-breaking academic work on the sociology of religion. Covering key and contentious areas from the last half-century such as secularisation, religion and violence, and the global rise of Pentecostalism, it…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

  • Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France: Appearance, Materials, and Significance book cover

    Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France

    Appearance, Materials, and Significance, 1st Edition

    By Janet E. Snyder

    Richly illustrated, Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France is a comprehensive investigation of church portal sculpture installed between the 1130s and the 1170s. At more than twenty great churches, beginning at the Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis and extending around Paris from Provins in the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Art of the Sublime: Principles of Christian Art and Architecture book cover

    The Art of the Sublime

    Principles of Christian Art and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Roger Homan

    In the view of Hegel and others, pagan art is the art of the beautiful and Christian art is the art of the sublime. Roger Homan provides a comprehensive and informative account of the course of Christian art, encompassing a re-evaluation of conventional aesthetics and its application to religious…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome: The Cistercian fresco cycle at Abbazia delle Tre Fontane book cover

    Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome

    The Cistercian fresco cycle at Abbazia delle Tre Fontane, 1st Edition

    By Kristin B. Aavitsland

    The first monograph on the Vita Humana cycle at Tre Fontane, this book includes an overview of the medieval history of the Roman Cistercian abbey and its architecture, as well as a consideration of the political and cultural standing of the abbey both within Papal Rome and within the Cistercian…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Richard Hooker, Reformer and Platonist book cover

    Richard Hooker, Reformer and Platonist

    1st Edition

    By W.J. Torrance Kirby

    This book explores key aspects of Richard Hooker's philosophical and theological discourse in the context of currents of thought prevalent in the 'Magisterial Reformation' of the sixteenth century. Hooker's treatment of natural law, his dependence upon the philosophical discourse and traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Jewish Workers and the Labour Movement: A Comparative Study of Amsterdam, London and Paris 1870-1914 book cover

    Jewish Workers and the Labour Movement

    A Comparative Study of Amsterdam, London and Paris 1870-1914, 1st Edition

    By Karin Hofmeester

    During the late nineteenth century, many Jewish workers and intellectuals considered their integration into the general labour movement as a good way to counter the double disadvantage they suffered in society as Jews and workers. Whilst in Amsterdam this process encountered few obstacles, it was…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Studies in Labour History

  • Barth, Israel, and Jesus: Karl Barth's Theology of Israel book cover

    Barth, Israel, and Jesus

    Karl Barth's Theology of Israel, 1st Edition

    By Mark R. Lindsay

    The attitude of Karl Barth to Israel and the Jews has long been the subject of heated controversy amongst historians and theologians. The question that has so far predominated in the debate has been Barth's attitude, both theologically and practically, towards the Jews during the period of the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Barth Studies

  • The Vitality of Karamojong Religion: Dying Tradition or Living Faith? book cover

    The Vitality of Karamojong Religion

    Dying Tradition or Living Faith?, 1st Edition

    By Ben Knighton

    How long can a traditional religion survive the impact of world religions, state hegemony, and globalization? The ’Karamoja problem’ is one that has perplexed colonial and independent governments alike. Now Karamojong notoriety for armed cattle raiding has attracted the attention of the UN and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Buddhist Modernities: Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World book cover

    Buddhist Modernities

    Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanna Havnevik, Ute Hüsken, Mark Teeuwen, Vladimir Tikhonov, Koen Wellens

    The transformations Buddhism has been undergoing in the modern age have inspired much research over the last decade. The main focus of attention has been the phenomenon known as Buddhist modernism, which is defined as a conscious attempt to adjust Buddhist teachings and practices in conformity with…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Pilgrimage and Politics in Colonial Bengal: The Myth of the Goddess Sati book cover

    Pilgrimage and Politics in Colonial Bengal

    The Myth of the Goddess Sati, 1st Edition

    By Imma Ramos

    From the late nineteenth century onwards the concept of Mother India assumed political significance in colonial Bengal. Reacting against British rule, Bengali writers and artists gendered the nation in literature and visual culture in order to inspire patriotism amongst the indigenous population.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge

  • Christian Theology and the Secular University book cover

    Christian Theology and the Secular University

    1st Edition

    By Paul A. Macdonald, Jr.

    If the secular university by definition is non-sectarian or non-denominational, then how can it accommodate a discipline like Christian theology?  Doesn’t the traditional goal of theological study, which is to attain knowledge of the divine, fundamentally conflict with the main goal of secular…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge

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