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  • Democratization in Christian Orthodox Europe: Comparing Greece, Serbia and Russia book cover

    Democratization in Christian Orthodox Europe

    Comparing Greece, Serbia and Russia, 1st Edition

    By Marko Veković

    For a long time, Orthodox Christianity was regarded as a religious tradition that was incompatible with democracy. This book challenges this incompatibility thesis, offering an innovative and fresh theoretical framework for dealing with the issue of Orthodoxy and democracy. This book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2020-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Islam, Jews and the Temple Mount: The Rock of Our/Their Existence book cover

    Islam, Jews and the Temple Mount

    The Rock of Our/Their Existence, 1st Edition

    By Yitzhak Reiter, Dvir Dimant

    This study presents the first comprehensive survey of the abundant early Islamic sources that recognize the historical Jewish bond to the Temple Mount (Masjid al-Aqsa) and Jerusalem. Analyzing these sources in light of the views of contemporary Muslim religious scholars, thinkers and writers, who –…

    Hardback – 2020-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The Marketization of Religion book cover

    The Marketization of Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by François Gauthier, Tuomas Martikainen

    The Marketization of Religion provides a novel theoretical understanding of the relationship between religion and economy of today’s world. A major feature of today's capitalism is ‘marketization’. While the importance that economics and economics-related phenomena have acquired in modern…

    Hardback – 2020-06-05 
    Routledge

  • Islam and Gender: Major Issues and Debates book cover

    Islam and Gender

    Major Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    By Adis Duderija, Alina Alak, Kristin Hissong

    Given the intense political scrutiny of Islam and Muslims, which often centre on gendered concerns, Islam and Gender: Major Issues and Debates is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the key topics, problems and debates in this engaging subject. Split into three parts, this book places…

    Paperback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge

  • The Goddess and the Sun in Indian Myth: Power, Preservation and Mirrored Māhātmyas in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa book cover

    The Goddess and the Sun in Indian Myth

    Power, Preservation and Mirrored Māhātmyas in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, 1st Edition

    By Raj Balkaran

    In analyzing the parallels between myths glorifying the Indian Great Goddess, Durgā, and those glorifying the Sun, Sūrya, found in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, this book argues for an ideological ecosystem at work in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa privileging worldly values, of which Indian kings, the Goddess (…

    Hardback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • A Sociolinguistic View of A Japanese Ethnic Church Community book cover

    A Sociolinguistic View of A Japanese Ethnic Church Community

    1st Edition

    By Tyler Barrett

    Drawing on sociolinguistic approaches, this book presents unique insights into a Japanese ethnic church community in Canada and the ways in which churches mediate issues of linguistic, cultural, and religious hybridity in addressing the needs of their diverse populations.// The book integrates…

    Hardback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Religion and Sexualities: Theories, Themes and Methodologies book cover

    Religion and Sexualities

    Theories, Themes and Methodologies, 1st Edition

    By Sarah-Jane Page, Heather Shipley

    This book examines key themes and concepts pertaining to religious and sexual identities and expressions, mapping theoretical, methodological and empirical dimensions. It explores the ways in which debates around sexuality and religion have been framed, and what research is still needed to expand…

    Paperback – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Secular Societies, Spiritual Selves?: The Gendered Triangle of Religion, Secularity and Spirituality book cover

    Secular Societies, Spiritual Selves?

    The Gendered Triangle of Religion, Secularity and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Fedele, Kim E. Knibbe

    Secular Societies, Spiritual Selves is the first volume to address the gendered intersections of religion, spirituality and the secular through an ethnographic approach. The book examines how ‘spirituality’ has emerged as a relatively ‘silent’ category with which people often signal that they are…

    Hardback – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge
    Gendering the Study of Religion in the Social Sciences

  • 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 – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge India

  • Reason and Conversion in Kierkegaard and the German Idealists book cover

    Reason and Conversion in Kierkegaard and the German Idealists

    1st Edition

    By Ryan S. Kemp, Christopher Iacovetti

    In his late work Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason, Immanuel Kant struggles to answer a straightforward, yet surprisingly difficult, question: how is radical conversion—a complete reorientation of a person’s most deeply held values—possible? In this book, Ryan S. Kemp and Christopher…

    Hardback – 2020-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Violence and Resistance in Sikh Gendered Identity book cover

    Violence and Resistance in Sikh Gendered Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jaspal Kaur Singh

    This book examines the constructions and representations of male and female Sikhs in Indian and diasporic literature and culture through the consideration of the role of violence as constitutive of Sikh identity. How do Sikh men and women construct empowering identities within the Indian…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge India

  • Iconophilia: Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880 book cover

    Iconophilia

    Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Dell'Acqua

    Between the late-seventh and the mid-ninth centuries, a debate about sacred images – conventionally addressed as ‘Byzantine iconoclasm’ – engaged monks, emperors, and popes in the Mediterranean area and on the European continent. The importance of this debate cannot be overstated; it challenged the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

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