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  • Debating 'Conversion' in Hinduism and Christianity book cover

    Debating 'Conversion' in Hinduism and Christianity

    1st Edition

    By Ankur Barua

    Hindu and Christian debates over the meanings, motivations, and modalities of ‘conversion’ provide the central connecting theme running through this book. It focuses on the reasons offered by both sides to defend or oppose the possibility of these cross-border movements, and shows how these reasons…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Daoism in Japan: Chinese traditions and their influence on Japanese religious culture book cover

    Daoism in Japan

    Chinese traditions and their influence on Japanese religious culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey L. Richey

    Like an ancient river, Daoist traditions introduced from China once flowed powerfully through the Japanese religious landscape, forever altering its topography and ecology. Daoism’s presence in Japan still may be discerned in its abiding influence on astrology, divination, festivals, literature,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Taoism

  • Asian Religions, Technology and Science book cover

    Asian Religions, Technology and Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by István Keul

    Over the past five decades, the field of religion-and-science scholarship has experienced a considerable expansion. This volume explores the historical and contemporary perspectives of the relationship between religion, technology and science with a focus on South and East Asia. These three areas…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy book cover

    Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Olle Qvarnström

    Interest in Indian religion and comparative philosophy has increased in recent years, but despite this the study of Jaina philosophy is still in its infancy. This book looks at the role of philosophy in Jaina tradition, and its significance within the general developments in Indian philosophy.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • The Great Church Crisis and the End of English Erastianism, 1898-1906 book cover

    The Great Church Crisis and the End of English Erastianism, 1898-1906

    1st Edition

    By Bethany Kilcrease

    This book traces the history of the "Church Crisis", a conflict between the Protestant and Anglo-Catholic (Ritualist) parties within the Church of England between 1898 and 1906. During this period, increasing numbers of Britons embraced Anglo-Catholicism and even converted to Roman Catholicism.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife

    1st Edition

    Edited by Candi K. Cann

    This Handbook traces the history of the changing notion of what it means to die and examines the many constructions of afterlife in literature, text, ritual, and material culture throughout time. The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife is an outstanding reference source to the key topics,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • Sacred Marriages: A Discourse Analysis book cover

    Sacred Marriages

    A Discourse Analysis, 1st Edition

    By David F. Mullins

    This book represents a new direction in the study of religion and marriage by using a postmodern theoretical framework focusing on gendered discourse and culture, to examine the meaning of sacred marriage within social contexts. Drawing upon data from in-depth interviews of couples in long-term,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Religion

  • David Martin and the Sociology of Religion book cover

    David Martin and the Sociology of Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Joas

    David Martin is a pioneer of a political sociology of religion that integrates a combined analysis of nationalism and political religions with the history of religion. He was one of the first critics of the so-called secularization thesis, and his historical orientation makes him one of the few…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • Eschatology as Imagining the End: Faith between Hope and Despair book cover

    Eschatology as Imagining the End

    Faith between Hope and Despair, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sigurd Bergmann

    As society becomes more concerned with the future of our planet, the study of apocalypse and eschatology become increasingly pertinent. Whether religious or not, peoples’ views on this topic can have a profound effect on their attitudes to issues such as climate change and social justice and so it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Depression in Kerala: Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India book cover

    Depression in Kerala

    Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Lang

    This book examines depression as a widely diagnosed and treated common mental disorder in India and offers a significant ethnographic study of the application of a traditional Indian medical system (Ayurveda) to the very modern problem of depression. Based on over a year of fieldwork, it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Violence and Non-Violence across Time: History, Religion and Culture book cover

    Violence and Non-Violence across Time

    History, Religion and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sudhir Chandra

    This book probes the complex interweaving, across time and cultures, of violence and non-violence from the perspective of the present. One of the first of its kind, it offers a comprehensive examination of the interpenetration of violence and non-violence as much in human nature as in human…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge India

  • The Languages of Religion: Exploring the Politics of the Sacred book cover

    The Languages of Religion

    Exploring the Politics of the Sacred, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sipra Mukherjee

    This book analyses the power that religion wields upon the minds of individuals and communities and explores the predominance of language in the actual practice of religion. Through an investigation of the diverse forms of religious language available — oral traditions, sacred texts, evangelical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge India

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