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  1. British Buddhism

    Teachings, Practice and Development

    By Robert Bluck

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    British Buddhism presents a useful insight into contemporary British Buddhist practice. It provides a survey of the seven largest Buddhist traditions in the United Kingdom, including the Forest Sangha (Theravada) and the Samatha Trust (Theravada), the Serene Reflection Meditation tradition (Soto...

    Published July 31st 2008 by Routledge

  2. Key Words in Religion, Media and Culture

    Edited by David Morgan

    'From The Passion of the Christ to the presumed 'clash of civilizations', religion's role in culture is increasingly contested and mediated. Key Words in Religion, Media, and Culture is a welcome and interdisciplinary contribution that maps the territory for those who aim to make sense of it all....

    Published June 29th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Near-Death Experiences

    Exploring the Mind-Body Connection

    By Ornella Corazza

    Near death experiences fascinate everyone, from theologians to sociologists and neuroscientists. This groundbreaking book introduces the phenomenon of NDEs, their personal impact and the dominant scientific explanations. Taking a strikingly original cross-cultural approach and incorporating new...

    Published June 29th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Bibles and Baedekers

    Tourism, Travel, Exile and God

    By Michael Grimshaw

    Contemporary tourism and travel have become a form of religion, a new opiate of the masses. However, could Church and theology be religious forms of tourism and travel? 'Bibles and Baedekers' offers a theology of tourism and exile for a modern and postmodern world. It examines the ways in which...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  5. Hate is the Sin

    Putting Faces on the Debate over Human Sexuality

    By John S. Munday

    Arguments based in doctrine and scripture over the inclusion of homosexual people within Christian congregations and sacraments have done little to persuade the faithful on either side of this debate. Hate is the Sin: Putting Faces on the Debate over Human Sexuality approaches this divisive subject...

    Published June 17th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 7th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 April 30th 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 24th 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 30th 2008 by Routledge