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  1. Sacred Natural Sites

    Conserving Nature and Culture

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Robert Wild, Jeffrey Mcneely, Gonzalo Oviedo

    Sacred Natural Sites are the world's oldest protected places. This book focuses on a wide spread of both iconic and lesser known examples such as sacred groves of the Western Ghats (India), Sagarmatha /Chomolongma (Mt Everest, Nepal, Tibet - and China), the Golden Mountains of Altai (Russia), Holy...

    Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Islam and Disability

    Perspectives in Theology and Jurisprudence

    By Mohammed Ghaly

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    This book explores the position of Islamic theology and jurisprudence towards people with disabilities. It investigates how early and modern Muslim scholars tried to reconcile their existence with the concept of a merciful God, and also looks at how people with disabilities might live a dignified...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Qur'an

    Modern Muslim Interpretations

    By Massimo Campanini

    The Qur’an: Modern Muslim Interpretations offers a lucid guide to how Muslims have read the Qur’an in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Massimo Campanini explores early approaches to the understanding of the Qur’an, including that of the Salafis and the construction of the Islamic...

    Published September 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Baha'is of Iran

    Socio-Historical Studies

    Edited by Dominic Parviz Brookshaw, Seena B. Fazel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    The Baha’i community of Iran is the country’s largest non-Muslim religious minority. This collection of essays presents a comprehensive study of the social and historical development of the Baha’i community, and its role in shaping modern Iran. Central to this study is the pioneering character of...

    Published September 5th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Nationalism, Islam and World Literature

    Sites of Confluence in the Writings of Mahmud Al-Mas’adi

    By Mohamed-Salah Omri

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    The writer and politician Mahmud al-Mis’adi is a figure of prime importance in the development of North African literature and cultural politics since the last war. This fascinating book covers both his essays and fiction, written between the 1930s and 1990s, which challenge the boundaries between...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Secularism and Religion in Jewish-Israeli Politics

    Traditionists and Modernity

    By Yaacov Yadgar

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Common discourse on Jewish identity in Israel is dominated by the view that Jewish Israelis can, and should, be either religious or secular. Moving away from this conventional framework, this book examines the role of secularism and religion in Jewish society and politics. With a focus on the ‘...

    Published July 27th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary Jewish Philosophy

    An Introduction

    By Irene Kajon

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This text introduces the most important Jewish philosophers of contemporary times from the point of view of their original approach to both Judaism and philosophy and include: Hermann Cohen, Franz Rosenweig, Martin Buber, Leo Strauss, Emmanuel Levinas. It shows how for them the dialogue between...

    Published July 8th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations

    Modern Egyptian Thinkers on al-damir

    By Oddbjørn Leirvik

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations puts forward a discussion of how the notion of conscience may unite Muslim and Christians across religious divides, as well as examining the relation between selfhood and otherness in interfaith dialogue. The author explores how the notion...

    Published June 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Jewish Mysticism and Magic

    An Anthropological Perspective

    By Maureen Bloom

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Providing a unique anthropological perspective on Jewish mysticism and magic, this book is a study of Jewish rites and rituals and how the analysis of early literature provides the roots for understanding religious practices. It includes analysis on the importance of sacrifice, amulets, and names,...

    Published June 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed

    Silence and Salvation

    By Donald McCallum

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Providing an excellent overview of the latest thinking in Maimonides studies, this book uses a novel philosophical approach to examine whether Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed contains a naturalistic doctrine of salvation after death. The author examines the apparent tensions and contradictions...

    Published June 22nd 2010 by Routledge