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  1. Religion: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Malory Nye

    Series: The Basics

    From the local to the global level, religion is – more than ever – an important and hotly debated part of modern life in the twenty-first century. From silver rings to ringtones and from clubs to headscarves, we often find the cultural role and discussion of religion in unexpected ways....

    Published May 8th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Deep Blue

    Critical Reflections on Nature, Religion and Water

    By Sylvie Shaw, Andrew Francis

    Nature religions look to rivers, lakes and oceans for inspiration and spiritual transformation. 'Deep Blue' brings together the work of influential scholars in the field of nature religion, ranging across anthropology, mythology, sociology and psychology. The essays examine the interrelationship...

    Published May 1st 2008 by Routledge

  3. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published April 25th 2008 by Routledge

  4. In Search of Solutions

    The Problem of Religion and Conflict

    By Clinton Bennett

    Series: Religion and Violence

    Religion has played a role in conflict throughout history, with religious scriptures often being used to justify violence. In Search of Solutions evaluates the role of religion in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Israel-Palestine. The book argues that religion has a tendency towards conflict and that...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Religion, Terror and Violence

    Religious Studies Perspectives

    Edited by Bryan Rennie, Philip L. Tite

    September 11 and the subsequent War on Terror continues to cast a long shadow over the world. Religion, Terror and Violence brings together a group of distinguished scholars from a range of backgrounds and disciplines to explore the claim that acts of violence – most spectacularly the attack of...

    Published March 31st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Weep Not for Your Children

    Essays on Religion and Violence

    By Lisa Isherwood, Rosemary Radford Ruether

    Violence remains endemic in today's society. Religious morality and social prejudice can lead to many acts of violence going unnoticed. 'Weep Not for Your Children' presents a selection of essays that examine the ways in which religion and violence interconnect. The presence of violence in the...

    Published March 25th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Introducing World Religions

    By Victoria Kennick Urubshurow

    Introducing World Religions offers an exciting new approach to the study of the world's religions. Taking its inspiration from performance studies and using an innovative dramatic metaphor, it enables students to explore religious ideas and culture in terms of the players (key figures), the script...

    Published March 14th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Sufism

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    In recent years, interest in Sufism – often regarded as the mystical dimension of Islam – has blossomed. Taught in European and American universities for many years, Sufism is an increasingly popular area of research in disciplines such as Islamic studies, comparative religion, area studies,...

    Published February 12th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The Varieties of Religious Experience

    A Study In Human Nature

    By William James

    Series: Routledge Classics

    'Is life worth living? Yes, a thousand times yes when the world still holds such spirits as Professor James.' - Gertrude Stein A classic of American thought, William James’ The Varieties of Religious Experience is an extraordinary study of human spirituality in all its forms and one of the most...

    Published February 1st 2008 by Routledge

  10. Reflecting on Faith Schools

    A Contemporary Project and Practice in a Multi-Cultural Society

    Edited by Helen Johnson

    Series: Spirituality in Education

    Profound changes in society, government policy and the political landscape, as well as cataclysmic events such as 9/11, have greatly altered perceptions of faith schools and their existence now causes more controversy than ever. Taking a reflective practice approach, this study by people working...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge