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  1. Mysticism: Christian and Buddhist

    2nd Edition

    By D.T. Suzuki

    Series: Routledge Classics

    If the Western world knows anything about Zen Buddhism, it is down to the efforts of one remarkable man, D.T. Suzuki. The twenty-seven year-old Japanese scholar first visited the West in 1897, and over the course of the next seventy years became the world's leading authority on Zen. His radical and...

    Published May 9th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Racializing Jesus

    Race, Ideology and the Formation of Modern Biblical Scholarship

    By Shawn Kelley

    Series: Biblical Limits

    Shawn Kelley's groundbreaking study shows how the major intellectual movements of the modern world, such as Orientalism and romantic nationalism, become infused with the category of race. He then traces the processes through which racially-grounded thinking has influenced modern biblical...

    Published May 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  3. Suffering Religion

    Edited by Robert Gibbs, Elliot R. Wolfson

    In a diverse and innovative selection of new essays by cutting-edge theologians and philosophers, Suffering Religion examines one of the most primitive but challenging questions to define human experience - why do we suffer? As a theme uniting very different religious and cultural traditions, the...

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Letter to a Priest

    2nd Edition

    By Simone Weil

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Letter to a Priest encapsulates the sharp wit and questioning nature of Simone Weil. Regarded by Susan Sontag as 'one of the most uncompromising and troubling witnesses to the modern travail of the spirit', Weil grips the moral imagination as few others before or since. She was only thirty four...

    Published April 4th 2002 by Routledge

  5. A Christian Faith for Today

    By Prof W Montgomery Watt, W. Montgomery Watt

    Written by one of the world's foremost religious authorities, A Christian Faith for Today provides both Christians and sceptics with a much-needed response to modernity's challenge to God.Most people accept that our world is regulated by the laws of natural science, but how should Christian...

    Published April 4th 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Wisdom of John Paul II

    The Pope on Life's Most Vital Questions

    Edited by Nick Bakalar, Richard Balkin

    A must for every Catholic bookshelf, this fresh and inspiring book distils the essential thoughts of Pope John Paul II on matters of belief and conscience into one volume. Throughout his more than two decades as the leader of the world's Catholics, John Paul II has spoken both officially and...

    Published March 21st 2002 by Routledge

  7. Martyrdom and Noble Death

    Selected Texts from Graeco-Roman, Jewish and Christian Antiquity

    By Friedrich Avemarie, Jan Willem van Henten

    This volume explores the fascinating phenomenon of noble death through pagan, Jewish and Christian sources. Today's society is uncomfortable with death, and willingly submitting to a violent and ostentatious death in public is seen as particularly shocking and unusual. Yet classical sources give a...

    Published February 7th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Redeeming Nietzsche

    On the Piety of Unbelief

    By Giles Fraser

    Best known for having declared the death of God, Nietzsche was a thinker thoroughly absorbed in the Christian tradition in which he was born and raised. Yet while the atheist Nietzsche is well known, the pious Nietzsche is seldom recognized and rarely understood. Redeeming Nietzsche examines the...

    Published January 24th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Jehovah's Witnesses

    Portrait of a Contemporary Religious Movement

    By Andrew Holden

    This is the first major study of the enigmatic religious society. By examining the Jehovah's Witnesses' dramatic recent expansion, Andrew Holden reveals the dependency of their quasi-totalitarian movement on the physical and cultural resources have brought about the privatization of religion, the...

    Published January 10th 2002 by Routledge

  10. French Feminists on Religion

    A Reader

    Edited by Morny Joy, Kathleen O'Grady, Judith Poxon

    French Feminists on Religion: A Reader offers the first representative selection of important writings by French feminist thinkers on the topic of religion, including the most influential and provocative texts on the subject from Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, Hélène Cixous, Monique Wittig and...

    Published December 13th 2001 by Routledge