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  1. The Notebooks of Simone Weil

    By Simone Weil

    Simone Weil (1909-1943) was a defining figure of the twentieth century; a philosopher, Christian, resistance fighter, anarchist, feminist, Labour activist and teacher. She was described by T. S. Eliot as 'a woman of genius, of a kind of genius akin to that of the saints', and by Albert Camus as '...

    Published December 24th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Skilful Means

    A Concept in Mahayana Buddhism, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Pye

    'Skilful Means' is the key principle of Mahayana, one of the great Buddhist traditions. First described in the Lotus Sutra, it originates in myths of the Buddha's compassionate plans for raising life from the ceaseless round of birth and death. His strategies or interventions are 'skilful means'...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Saint Francis of Assisi

    By Jacques Le Goff

    Known for speaking with the birds, for professing poverty, receiving the stigmata and for initiating the Franciscan order, Francis of Assisi is one of the most radical and inspiring figures in church history.In this celebrated biography, now available in English for the first time, the...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  4. A Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms

    With Sanskrit and English Equivalents and a Sanskrit-Pali Index, 2nd Edition

    By Lewis Hodous, William E. Soothill

    This invaluable interpretive tool, first published in 1937, is now available for the first time in a paperback edition specially aimed at students of Chinese Buddhism.Those who have endeavoured to read Chinese texts apart from the apprehension of a Sanskrit background have generally made a...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  5. The Fox's Craft in Japanese Religion and Culture

    Shapeshifters, Transformations, and Duplicities

    By Michael Bathgate

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    For more than a millennium, the fox has been a ubiquitous figure at the margins of the Japanese collective imagination. In the writings of the nobility and the motifs of popular literature, the fox is known as a shapeshifter, able to assume various forms in order to deceive others. Focusing on...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Professional Chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education Should Become More Scientific

    Yes and No

    By Larry Van De Creek

    Does the scientific process belong in pastoral counseling? Professional Chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education Should Become More Scientific: Yes and No examines the widespread ambivalence among pastoral caregivers and educators over the growing inclusion of science in pastoral care and...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  7. The Non-Existence of God

    By Nicholas Everitt

    Is it possible to prove or disprove God's existence? Arguments for the existence of God have taken many different forms over the centuries: in The Non-Existence of God, Nicholas Everitt considers all of the arguments and examines the role that reason and knowledge play in the debate over God's...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  8. History of Jewish Philosophy

    Edited by Daniel Frank, Oliver Leaman

    Series: Routledge History of World Philosophies

    Jewish philosophy is often presented as an addendum to Jewish religion rather than as a rich and varied tradition in its own right, but the History of Jewish Philosophy explores the entire scope and variety of Jewish philosophy from philosophical interpretations of the Bible right up to...

    Published November 19th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Graduate Theological Education and the Human Experience of Disability

    By Robert C Anderson

    Create pathways in theological education and congregational practice for people with disabilities! Graduate Theological Education and the Human Experience of Disability examines graduate schools of theology and their limited familiarity with the study of disability—and the presence of people...

    Published November 16th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Hinduism in Modern Indonesia

    By Martin Ramstedt

    This book provides new data and perspectives on the development of 'world religion' in post-colonial societies through an analysis of the development of 'Hinduism' in various parts of Indonesia from the early twentieth century to the present. This development has been largely driven by the...

    Published November 5th 2003 by Routledge