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  1. 2000 Years and Beyond

    Faith, Identity and the 'Commmon Era'

    Edited by David Archard, Trevor A. Hart, Nigel Rapport, David Archard, Paul Gifford, Trevor A. Hart, Nigel Rapport

    2000 Years and Beyond brings together some of the most eminent thinkers of our time - specialists in philosophy, theology, anthropology and cultural theory. In a horizon-scanning work, they look backwards and forwards to explore what links us to the matrix of the Judaeo-Christian tradition from...

    Published October 30th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Child Prostitution in Thailand

    Listening to Rahab

    By Siroj Sorajjakool

    What can we learn from the tragedy of these exploited young people?In Thailand, a thriving sex industry makes its money exploiting the young. Some children are coerced into prostitution and some have been sold into sexual slavery by their own families, but just as tragically there is no...

    Published October 21st 2002 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives on Citizenship, Education and Religious Diversity

    Edited by Robert Jackson

    Citizenship is high on the agenda of education systems in many of the world's democracies. As yet, however, discussions of citizenship education have neglected issues of religious diversity and how the study of religions can contribute to our understanding of citizenship. International Perspectives...

    Published October 9th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Shamanism

    An Introduction

    By Margaret Stutley

    Shamanism is one of the earliest and farthest-reaching magical and religious traditions, vestiges of which still underlie the major religious faiths of the modern world. The function of the shaman is to show his or her people the unseen powers behind the mere appearances of nature, as experienced...

    Published October 9th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Shamanism

    A Reader

    Edited by Graham Harvey

    Shamanism has been practised amongst communities all over the world for millennia, and continues to survive today in both modern and ancient forms. Shamanism: A Reader unites perspectives from disciplines including anthropology, psychology, musicology, and botany to provide an unique overview of...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  6. Martin Buber

    The Life of Dialogue, 4th Edition

    By Maurice S. Friedman

    Series: Martin Buber

    Martin Buber: The Life of Dialogue, the first study in any language to provide a complete overview of Buber's thought, remains the definitive guide to the full range of his work and the starting point for all modern Buber scholarship. Maurice S. Friedman reveals the implications of Buber's thought...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  7. The Legend of the Baal-Shem

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Buber

    These twenty captivating stories about the founder of the Hasidic faith Israel ben Eliezer called the Baal-Shem or Master of God's Name, provide a profound and charming account of the genesis of Hasidism, still Judaism's most important religious movement. As a delicate and moving portrayal not only...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  8. Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts

    By Sophia Wellbeloved

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographic and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including:* possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions*...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  9. Religion and Sexuality in Cross-Cultural Perspective

    Edited by Stephen Ellingson, M. Christian Green

    Issues of sexuality and gender are hotly contested in both religious communities and national cultures around the world. In the social sciences, religious traditions are often depicted as inherently conservative or even reactionary in their commitments to powerful patriarchal and pronatalist...

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  10. A Shadow of Glory

    Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust

    By Tod Linafelt

    The writers of the New Testament were largely Jewish and laying the blame for the Holocaust at their feet would be absurd. However, the later cultural origins of anti-semitism means that reading the New Testament after the event calls for a new ethics of interpretation. These essays address this...

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge