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  1. The Other in South Asian Religion, Literature and Film

    Perspectives on Otherism and Otherness

    Edited by Diana Dimitrova

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book introduces the term "otherism" and looks at the discourse of otherism and the issue of otherness in South Asian religion, literature and film. It examines cultural questions related to the human condition of being the "other," of the process of "othering" and of the representation of...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Religion and Sports in American Culture

    By Jeffrey Scholes, Raphael Sassower

    Religion and Sports in American Culture explores the relationship between religion and modern sports in America. Whether found in the religious purpose of ancient Olympic Games, in curses believed to plague the Chicago Cubs, or in the figure of Tim Tebow, religion and sports have been and are still...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Buddhism Goes to the Movies

    Introduction to Buddhist Thought and Practice

    By Ronald Green

    Buddhism Goes to the Movies: Introduction to Buddhist Thought and Practice explains the basics of Buddhist philosophy and practice through a number of dramatic films from around the world. This book introduces readers in a dynamic way to the major traditions of Buddhism: the Theravada,...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. God and Natural Order

    Physics, Philosophy, and Theology

    By Shaun C. Henson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In God and Natural Order: Physics, Philosophy, and Theology, Shaun Henson brings a theological approach to bear on contemporary scientific and philosophical debates on the ordered or disordered nature of the universe. Henson engages arguments for a unified theory of the laws of nature, a concept...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Spiritual Art and Art Education

    By Janis Lander

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book is a study of contemporary spirituality as it is practiced in the world today, characterized by its secular and inclusive nature, and applied to art and art education. It identifies the issues facing a formal introduction of contemporary spiritual concepts into a secular and multicultural...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Religion and Social Problems

    Edited by Titus Hjelm

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Although students and scholars of social problems have often acknowledged the role of religion, no thorough examinations of the relation between the two have emerged. This volume fills this gap by providing a definitive work on the role of religion in assessing, constructing, and solving social...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Religion in Today’s World

    Global Issues, Sociological Perspectives

    By Melissa M. Wilcox

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Religion is a major force in contemporary society. It is also one of the least understood social and political influences on individuals and communities. In this innovative collection of original essays and classic readings, experts explore the significance of contemporary religiosity: as a source...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Studying Islam in Practice

    Edited by Gabriele Marranci

    Series: Studying Religions in Practice

    This book presents Islam as a lived religion through observation and discussion of how Muslims from a variety of countries, traditions and views practice their religion. It conveys the experiences of researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds and demonstrates the dynamic and heterogeneous...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Bible and Science

    Creation

    By Mark Harris

    Despite the widespread perception that science and theology are at odds with each other, there is a flourishing dialogue growing between them. This is helped by the fact that they both operate in similar ways: basic observations are used to construct a more unified and harmonious view of the way...

    Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Rudolf Otto on Religion

    By Gregory D Alles

    Rudolf Otto exerted a major formative influence on the study of religions in the first half of the 20th century. His landmark book, Das Heilige (1917), translated into English as The Idea of the Holy (1923), identified as central to religion the experience of the numinous, a word he coined. That...

    Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge