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  1. Religions in the Modern World

    Traditions and Transformations

    Edited by Christopher Partridge, Linda Woodhead, Hiroko Kawanami

    This comprehensive guide offers an unrivalled introduction to recent work in the study of religion, from the religious traditions of Asia and the West, to new forms of religion and spirituality such as New Age.With an historical introduction to each religion and detailed analysis of its place in...

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Faith in Science

    Scientists Search for Truth

    Edited by Mark Richardson, Gordy Slack

    Through intimate conversations with some of the world's most distinguished scientists (including two Nobel Laureates), Faith in Science invites us to explore the connections between scientific and religious approaches to truth. Subjects range from the existence and nature of God to the role of...

    Published September 6th 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Sociology of Religion

    Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm B. Hamilton

    This clear introduction to the sociology of religion combines a discussion of key theorists with a modern emphasis on the diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Malcolm Hamilton's expanded second edition brings the discussion fully up-to-date, and extends its material on secularization and...

    Published August 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  4. 'What is Truth?'

    Towards a Theological Poetics

    By Andrew Shanks

    In a culture where institutional religion is in decline there is a pressing need for new theological strategies. Andrew Shanks argues for a fresh 'theological poetics', providing an eloquent first step towards meeting these needs and an alternative strategy for reconciling Christian theology with...

    Published May 31st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy in Classical India

    An Introduction and Analysis

    By Jonardon Ganeri

    This original work focuses on the rational principles of Indian philosophical theory, rather than the mysticism more usually associated with it. Ganeri explores the philosophical projects of a number of major Indian philosophers and looks into the methods of rational inquiry deployed within these...

    Published February 8th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Religion and Ecology in India and Southeast Asia

    By David L Gosling

    What part can Hindu and Buddhist traditions play in resolving the ecological problems facing India and South East Asia? David Gosling's exciting study, based on extensive fieldwork, is of global significance: the creation of more sustainable relationships between people and the natural world is one...

    Published February 1st 2001 by Routledge

  7. Spirituality and the Occult

    By Brian Gibbons

    Spirituality and the Occult argues against the widely held view that occult spiritualities are marginal to Western culture. Showing that the esoteric tradition is unfairly neglected in Western culture and that much of what we take to be 'modern' derives at least in part from this tradition, it...

    Published December 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  8. Zoroastrians

    Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition

    By Mary Boyce

    Series: The Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices

    This book traces the continuous history of the faith from the time it was preached by Zoroaster down to the present day - a span of about 3,500 years. First taught among nomads on the Asian steppes, Zoroastrianism became the state religion of the three great Iranian empires and had a remarkable...

    Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge

  9. The World Religions Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Gwilym Beckerlegge

    The World Religions Reader gathers together material on six of the world's most influential faiths. The selection of readings is drawn from a broad range of historical and contemporary sources, giving a full picture of the beliefs and practices of each religion. This new edition includes new...

    Published December 7th 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Dictionary of Religious and Spiritual Quotations

    2nd Edition

    By Geoffrey Parrinder

    How did the universe come to exist? What is the nature of its creator? Is there a purpose to human existence? What is it to live a good life?The Routledge Dictionary of Religious and Spiritual Quotations offers not just one, but many, answers to these questions. Geoffrey Parrinder has drawn on all...

    Published September 28th 2000 by Routledge