Religion: Products

  • Environment and Belief Systems book cover

    Environment and Belief Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by G. N. Devy

    This book is part of the prestigious Key Concepts in Indigenous Studies series designed to focus on the concepts that recur in any serious discussion of nature, culture and society in the discourse of the indigenous. First in a five-volume series, this book deals with the two key concepts of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge India
    Key Concepts in Indigenous Studies

  • The Yogasūtra of Patañjali: A New Introduction to the Buddhist Roots of the Yoga System book cover

    The Yogasūtra of Patañjali

    A New Introduction to the Buddhist Roots of the Yoga System, 1st Edition

    By Pradeep P. Gokhale

    This book offers a systematic and radical introduction to the Buddhist roots of Pātañjalayoga or the Yoga system of Patañjali. By examining each of 195 aphorisms (sūtras) of the Yogasūtra, along with discussions on the Yogabhāṣya, it shows that traditional and popular views…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge India

  • Skepticism in Philosophy: A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction book cover

    Skepticism in Philosophy

    A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Lagerlund

    In this book, Henrik Lagerlund offers students, researchers, and advanced general readers the first complete history of what is perhaps the most famous of all philosophical problems: skepticism. As the first of its kind, the book traces the influence of philosophical skepticism from its roots in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Mormonism and Gender book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Mormonism and Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Taylor G. Petrey, Amy Hoyt

    The Routledge Handbook of Mormonism and Gender is an outstanding reference source to this engaging and controversial subject area. Since its founding in 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has engaged gender in surprising ways. LDS practice of polygamy in the nineteenth century…

    Hardback – 2020-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • Christianity in Tropical Africa: Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965 book cover

    Christianity in Tropical Africa

    Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. G. Baëta

    Originally published in 1968 this volume discusses the issues and problems relevant to Christianity in Tropical Africa. It includes historical studies of the earlier Catholic and Protestant missions and their relationship with African communities, traders and colonial administrations; the social…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Witchcraft and Sorcery in Rhodesia book cover

    Witchcraft and Sorcery in Rhodesia

    1st Edition

    By J. R. Crawford

    Originally published in 1967, this book is a study of witchcraft and sorcery among the Shona, Ndebele and Kalanga peoples of Zimbabwe. It analyses in their social context verbatim evidence and confessions from a comprehensive series of judicial records. It provides the first systematic…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Witchcraft, Sorcery and Social Categories Among the Safwa book cover

    Witchcraft, Sorcery and Social Categories Among the Safwa

    1st Edition

    By Alan Harwood

    Originally published in 1970, this book explores the role of concepts of disease in the social life of the Safwa of Tanzania, particularly through beliefs concerning witchcraft and sorcery. Examining Safwa ideas about the cuasation of disease and death and the use of aetiological terms in actual…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Politics and Religion in Zimbabwe: The Deification of Robert G. Mugabe book cover

    Politics and Religion in Zimbabwe

    The Deification of Robert G. Mugabe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ezra Chitando

    This book illustrates how religion and ideology were used by Robert Mugabe to ward off opposition within his own party, in Zimbabwe and from the West. An interdisciplinary line up of contributors argue that Mugabe used a calculated narrative of deification – presenting himself as a…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora

  • Values and Moral Development in Higher Education book cover

    Values and Moral Development in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Collier, John Wilson, Peter Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1974 Values and Moral Development in Higher Education deals practically with various aspects of the impact of higher educational processes, recognising a need for these to be inter-related and understood within a common framework. It takes the form of a set of contributions…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Religious Higher Education in the United States: A Source Book book cover

    Religious Higher Education in the United States

    A Source Book, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas C. Hunt, James C. Carper

    Originally published in 1996 Religious Higher Education in the United States looks at the issue of higher education and a lack of a clearly articulated purpose, an issue particularly challenging to religiously-affiliated institutions. This volume attempts to address the problems currently facing…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • The Jewish Presence in Latin America book cover

    The Jewish Presence in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Laikin Elkin, Gilbert Merkx

    Originally published in 1987, this collection of essays is a major contribution toward developing a realistic picture of the Latin American Jewish communities in the late 20th Century. The book will be of interest to students of comparative studies, Jewish studies and Latin American studies and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jewish History and Identity

  • Judaism as Creed and Life book cover

    Judaism as Creed and Life

    1st Edition

    By Morris Joseph

    Originally published in its sixth edition in 1929, this volume was one of the first to have appeared in England which was written from a liberal standpoint. It gives a comprehensive account of Jewish belief and practice as conceived by those of moderate views. A significant part of the book covers…

    Hardback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jewish History and Identity

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