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  1. The Messianic Now

    Philosophy, Religion, Culture

    Edited by Arthur Bradley, Paul Fletcher

    This collection explores the phenomenon of the messianic in contemporary philosophy, religion and culture. From the later Derrida’s work on Marx and Benjamin to Agamben and Badiou’s recent texts on St Paul, it is becoming possible to detect a marked ‘messianic turn’ in contemporary continental...

    Published February 14th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Contentious Identities

    Ethnic, Religious and National Conflicts in Today's World

    By Daniel Chirot

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    This book analyzes widespread global ethnic conflicts that tear asunder nations and regions, such as the former Yugoslavia. Dan Chirot casts his analysis in a discussion of the conflict between national and ethnic identity, discovering that ethnic identity, rooted in centuries of tradition and...

    Published December 21st 2010 by Routledge

  3. Islam and Education

    Edited by Tahir Abbas

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Volume I of this new Routledge collection focuses on theories of education. The gathered materials explore and analyse the impact of the classical Islamic period in history and the developments in education which have emanated from it. Volume II focuses on education in Eastern Europe and Muslim...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Islam and the Integration of Society

    By W. Montgomery Watt, Prof W Montgomery Watt

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Ths book is one of the most important to explore the formation of Islamic thought and civilisation. William Montgomery Watt made an outstanding contribution to Islamic scholarship....

    Published October 19th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Religious Behaviour

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    No study of religious practice ancient or modern is complete without reference to the work of sociologists on religious practice. The volumes in The Sociology of Religion set of the International Library of Sociology explore the social, economic and behavioural contexts of religious activity....

    Published October 19th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Sociology of Religion

    A Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Susanne C Monahan, William Mirola, Michael Emerson

    A reader that seeks to explore the relationship between the structure and culture of religion and various elements of social life in the U.S., Sociology of Religion: A Reader, 2e is ideal as either a standalone reader or supplement to the text written by the same author team, Why Religion Matters....

    Published September 20th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Islamic Medical and Scientific Tradition

    Edited by Peter Pormann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Islam developed over the course of its history one of the world’s most innovative and interesting scientific and medical traditions. In this context, the term Islam should not simply be understood as referring to the religion of the prophet Muhammad, but rather to a civilization which was once...

    Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Islamic Banking and Finance

    Edited by Amer al-Roubaie, Shafiq Alvi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    Islamic banking refers to a financial system which is consistent with principles of Islamic law (or ‘sharia’) and guided by Islamic economics. In particular, Islamic law prohibits ‘riba’ or usury, the collection and payment of interest. Additionally, Islamic law prohibits investing in businesses...

    Published May 14th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Religion Matters

    What Sociology Teaches Us About Religion In Our World

    By Michael Emerson, William Mirola, Susanne C Monahan

    Religion Matters: What Sociology Teaches Us About Religion in Our World is organized around the biggest questions that arrise in the field of sociology of religion.This is a new text for the sociology of religion course. Instead of surveying this field systematically, the text focuses on the major...

    Published May 4th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Sociology (Routledge Revivals)

    A guide to problems and literature

    By Tom B. Bottomore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1962, this seminal work is an introduction to sociology in a world context, and a sophisticated guide to the major themes, problems and controversies in contemporary sociology. The book remains unique in its organisation and presentation of sociological ideas and problems,...

    Published April 13th 2010 by Routledge