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  1. The Jains

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Dundas

    Series: The Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices

    The Indian religion of Jainism, whose central tenet involves non-violence to all creatures, is one of the world's oldest and least-understood faiths. Dundas looks at Jainism in its social and doctrinal context, explaining its history, sects, scriptures and ritual, and describing how the Jains have,...

    Published July 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Invention of Saintliness

    Edited by Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

    This volume discusses, from an historical and literary angle, the ways in which sanctification and the inscription of saintliness take place. Going beyond the traditional categories of canonization, cult, liturgical veneration and hagiographical lives, the work raises fundamental issues concerning...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Varieties of Religious Experience

    A Study in Human Nature, 2nd Edition

    By William James

    First published in 1902, The Varieties of Religious Experience initiated the psychological study of religion, paving the way for Freud and Jung as well as for clinical and paranormal branches of psychology. Written with humour and erudition, its theories of conversion, saintliness, ecstasy and...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Augustine and his Critics

    Edited by Robert Dodaro, George Lawless

    Augustine of Hippo (AD 354-430) is arguably the most controversial Christian thinker in history. His positions on philosophical and theological concerns have been the subjects of intense scrutiny and criticism from his lifetime to the present.Augustine and his Critics gathers twelve specialists'...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Capitalism and Religion

    The Price of Piety

    By Philip Goodchild

    Our global ecological crisis demands that we question the rationality of the culture that has caused it: western modernity's free market capitalism. Philip Goodchild develops arguments from Nietzsche, Adorno, Horkheimer, and Marx, to suggest that our love of Western modernity is an expression of a...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Divorce, Annulments, and the Catholic Church

    Healing or Hurtful?

    By Craig Everett, Richard Jenks

    Explore the meaning of annulment to Catholics and the Church!This valuable book examines the use of annulment by the Catholic Church to grant divorced Catholics the right to remarry within the Church. Divorce, Annulments, and the Catholic Church: Healing or Hurtful? is the first published study on...

    Published June 17th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Paul Ricoeur and Contemporary Moral Thought

    Edited by William Schweiker, John Wall, David Hall

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 13th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Empty Vision

    Metaphor and Visionary Imagery in Mahayana Buddhism

    By David McMahan

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Visual metaphors in a number of Mahayana sutras construct a discourse in which visual perception serves as a model for knowledge and enlightenment. In the Perfection of Wisdom (Prajnaparamita) and other Mahayana literature, immediate access to reality is symbolized by vision and set in opposition...

    Published June 12th 2002 by Routledge

  9. A Theology of God-Talk

    The Language of the Heart

    By J. Timothy Allen, Harold G Koenig

    Use this common coping mechanism to help people respond to crises!This thoughtful book offers a fresh theological interpretation for the ways people talk about God in times of crisis. A Theology of God-Talk: The Language of the Heart probes the meaning behind phrases like “It must have been...

    Published June 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Ethiopian Jewish Exodus

    Narratives of the Journey

    By Gadi BenEzer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    Between 1977 and 1985, some 20,000 Ethiopian Jews left their homes in Ethiopia and - motivated by an ancient dream of returning to the land of their ancestors, 'Yerussalem' - embarked on a secret and highly traumatic exodus to Israel. Due to various political circumstances they had to leave their...

    Published May 29th 2002 by Routledge