Conversion, Culture, and Caste
By examining three interrelated questions — Who and what is an Indian Christian? Whose religion is Indian Christianity? Can Christianity be Indian? — this book draws attention to on-going ‘public square’ debates about Indian Christian ‘ownership’. Three interrelated issues are explored thematically...
To Be Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge India
Series: Routledge Revivals
During the inspired years of the Athenian empire, through the tragedy of its collapse, to the more prosaic era that followed, most of the great names in Athenian history were involved in the procedures of criminal law. Political Trials in Ancient Greece, first published in 1990, explores the...
Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge
Punishment was an integral element of the Roman justice system and as controversial as it is today. Bauman examines the mechanics of the administering of punishment and the philosophical beliefs from which attitudes to penalty were born. The emphasis is placed on crimes against the public during...
Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge
The concept of human rights has a long history. Its practical origins, as distinct from its theoretical antecedents, are said to be comparatively recent, going back no further than the American and French Bills of Rights of the eighteenth century. Even those landmarks are seen as little more...
Published December 31st 2011 by Routledge
A Field Guide to the Study of Religion and Ecology
How do religion and the natural world interact with one another? Grounding Religion introduces students to the growing field of religion and ecology, exploring a series of questions about how the religious world influences and is influenced by ecological systems. Grounding Religion examines the...
Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge