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  1. Ritual and Religious Belief

    A Reader

    By Graham Harvey

    Series: Critical Categories in the Study of Religion

    The study of ritual and how it relates to beliefs and ideas is of central importance in our understanding of the world. Rituals can become divorced from beliefs and religious believers regarded as simply "going through the motions". 'Ritual and Religious Belief: A Reader' presents the full range of...

    Published June 1st 2005 by Routledge

  2. Islam in World Politics

    Edited by Nelly Lahoud, A.H. Johns

    The essays in this collection examine the emergence of Islam as a force in today’s international political arena. Driven by a concern to understand factors leading to, and the implications of, this heightened political profile the contributors go beyond polemics and apologetics. The book...

    Published May 9th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Religion and Everyday Life

    By Stephen Hunt

    Series: The New Sociology

    This introductory text explores the historical and contemporary relevance of religion to social life, through an examination of practice and belief. Author Hunt reconsiders how theories and concepts are lived at the level of selfhood and cultural identity, through religious and spiritual belief. At...

    Published May 5th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Roman Catholicism: The Basics

    By Michael Walsh

    Series: The Basics

    From the basic ideas and terms, to its structures and practices, this book offers a plain-speaking introduction to Roman Catholicism. It covers: Roman Catholic beliefs and traditions practices and devotional life – rituals, prayer, mass Church structures and authorities – from Vatican to...

    Published April 28th 2005 by Routledge

  5. The Mysticism of Saint Augustine

    Re-Reading the Confessions

    By John Peter Kenney

    Augustine's vision at Ostia is one of the most influential accounts of mystical experience in the Western tradition, and a subject of persistent interest to Christians, philosophers and historians. This book explores Augustine's account of his experience as set down in the Confessions and considers...

    Published April 18th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Mystic Mind

    The Psychology of Medieval Mystics and Ascetics

    By Jerome Kroll, Bernard Bachrach

    A fascinating collaboration between a medieval historian and a professor of psychiatry, this enthralling book applies modern biological and psychological research findings to the lives of medieval mystics and ascetics. Drawing upon a database of over 1,400 medieval holy persons and in-depth...

    Published April 12th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Global Civilization

    Challenges to Society and to Christianity

    By Leonardo Boff, Alexandre Guilherme

    Transportation, telecommunications and the internet are all part of a process of globalisation that affects every sphere of life. This new phase in human evolution is central to the thinking of Leonardo Boff - one of the founders of Liberation Theology. In 'Global Civilisation' Boff presents a...

    Published April 1st 2005 by Routledge

  8. Explorations in Art, Theology and Imagination

    By Michael Ridgwell Austin

    Christianity has repeatedly valued the "Word" over and above the non-verbal arts. Art has been seen through the interpretative lens of theology, rather than being valued for what it can bring to the discipline. 'Explorations in Art, Theology and Imagination' argues that art is crucially important...

    Published April 1st 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Location of Religion

    A Spatial Analysis

    By Kim Knott

    The ways in which humans interact with their location is an important topic within sociological studies of religion. It is integral to the place of religion in secular society. 'The Location of Religion: A Spatial Analysis' offers an overview of the ways in which religion can be located within...

    Published March 31st 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

    2nd Edition

    By George Hart

    Series: Routledge Dictionaries

    The Routledge Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses contains one of the most comprehensive listings and descriptions of Egyptian deities. Now in its second edition, it provides: a new introduction updated entries and four new entries on deities names of the deities as Hieroglyphs a survey of...

    Published March 15th 2005 by Routledge