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  1. The Queer God

    By Marcella Althaus-Reid

    There are those who go to gay bars and salsa clubs with rosaries in their pockets, and who make camp chapels of their living rooms. Others enter churches with love letters hidden in their bags, because their need for God and their need for love refuse to fit into different compartments. But what...

    Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  2. Science and Spirituality

    The Volatile Connection

    By David Knight

    Until the end of the eighteenth century, almost everyone believed that the empirical world of science could produce evidence for a wise and loving God. By the twenty-first century this comforting certainty has almost vanished. What caused such a cataclysmic change in attitudes to science and to the...

    Published September 24th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Imagining Hinduism

    A Postcolonial Perspective

    By Sharada Sugirtharajah

    Imagining Hinduism examines how Hinduism has been defined, interpreted and manufactured through Western categorizations, from the foreign interventions of eighteenth and nineteenth-century Orientalists and missionaries, to the present day. Sugirtharajah argues that ever since early Orientalists '...

    Published September 24th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Truth in the Making

    Creative Knowledge in Theology and Philosophy

    By Robert C. Miner

    Series: Routledge Radical Orthodoxy

    Is knowing a purely passive reception of something concrete outside the mind, or when we know something, are we creating something too?Spanning more than 500 years of philosophical enquiry from the Middle Ages to the present day, Robert Miner clarifies modern philosophical conceptions of knowing as...

    Published September 17th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Religion: The Basics

    By Malory Nye

    Series: The Basics

    Is religion the same as culture? How does it fit with life in the modern world? Do you have to 'believe' to be part of one? From televangelism in the American South to the wearing of hijab in Britain and Egypt; from the rise of paganism to the aftermath of September 11th, this accessible guide...

    Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Natural Symbols

    Explorations in Cosmology, 3rd Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    Series: Routledge Classics

    One of the most important works of modern anthropology. Written against the backdrop of the student uprisings of the late 1960s, the book took seriously the revolutionary fervour of the times, but instead of seeking to destroy the rituals and symbols that can govern and oppress, Mary Douglas saw...

    Published August 13th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Vietnamese Supernaturalism

    Views from the Southern Region

    By Thien Do

    The beliefs and practices surrounding the meanings and symbols of the spirit world in Vietnam are explored in detail in this innovative study on popular religion in the country. The author shows an abiding interest in the 'subconscious life' at a grassroots level alongside rational formations of...

    Published July 9th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Religion in French Feminist Thought

    Critical Perspectives

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

    Religion in French Feminist Thought: Critical Perspectives brings together some of the leading modern religious responses to major French feminist writings on religion. It considers central figures such as Hélène Cixous, Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray and Catherine Clément, and its focus on...

    Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Gaia's Gift

    Earth, Ourselves and God after Copernicus

    By Anne Primavesi

    Gaia's Gift, the second of Anne Primavesi's explorations of human relationships with the earth, asks that we complete the ideological revolution set in motion by Copernicus and Darwin concerning human importancene. They challenged the notion of our God-given centrality within the universe and...

    Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Action Dharma

    New Studies in Engaged Buddhism

    Edited by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish, Christopher Queen

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Action Dharma charts the emergence of a new chapter in an ancient faith - the rise of social service and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West. Fourteen new essays treat the historical origins, global range, teachings and practices, and leaders and organizations that make up the latest...

    Published May 28th 2003 by Routledge