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  1. Early Christians and Animals

    By Robert M. Grant

    Early Christians and Animals presents a lively study of the significance of animals in early Christian thought, tradition, text and art.Robert M. Grant:* examines the diverse and often conflicting sources, from the pagan antecedents Aristotle and Pliny, to Biblical animal references and the Church...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Buddhism Observed

    Travellers, Exiles and Tibetan Dharma in Kathmandu

    By Peter Moran

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    How do contemporary Westerners and Tibetans understand not only what it means to be 'Buddhist', but what it means to be hailed as one from 'the West' or from 'Tibet'? This anthropological study examines the encounter between Western travellers and Tibetan exiles in Bodhanath, on the outskirts of...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Lest We Be Damned

    Practical Innovation & Lived Experience Among Catholics in Protestant England, 1559–1642

    By Lisa McClain

    Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

    Through compelling personal stories and in rich detail, McClain reveals the give-and-take interaction between the institutional church in Rome and the needs of believers and the hands-on clergy who provided their pastoral care within England. In doing so, she illuminates larger issues of how...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Japanese Buddhism

    By Sir Charles Eliot

    Written as a companion to Eliot's 3-volume Hinduism and Buddhism this text begins with an overview of Buddhism as practiced in India and China before presenting an in depth account of the history of Buddhism in Japan. It follows the development of the Buddhist movement...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Jews as a Chosen People

    Tradition and transformation

    By S. Leyla Gurkan

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The concept of the Jews as a chosen people is a key element of the Jewish faith and identity. This book explores the idea of chosenness from the ancient world, through modernity and into the Post-Holocaust era. Analysing a vast corpus of biblical, ancient, rabbinic and modern Jewish literature,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Judaism and Collective Life

    Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz

    By Aryei Fishman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Examining the relationship between Judaism as a religious culture and kibbutz life, this is a ground-breaking work in the research of Judaism.The book takes as its point of departure the historical fact that it was Orthodox pioneers of German origin, in contrast to their Eastern European...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Metaphysics and Transcendence

    By Arthur Gibson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Metaphysics and Transcendence takes up this story for the future. Arthur Gibson presents a new metaphysics with a genealogy based on counter-intuition and locates counter-intuition and complexity at the foundations of truth. Having devised fresh concepts on the basis of the new frontiers of science...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Foucault, Christianity and Interfaith Dialogue

    By Henrique Pinto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Foucault, Christianity and Interfaith Dialogue develops a new model for interfaith dialogue using the work of the French historian of ideas, Michel Foucault. The author argues that it is the injustice done to the 'Other' by Roman Catholic, Protestant and other centred and unitary models of...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge