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Major Works: Forthcoming Religion

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 25 forthcoming major works in the subject of Religion — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books – Page 2

  1. The Social Basis of European Fascist Movements

    Edited by Detlef Mühlberger

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

    Between 1919 and 1945 most countries in Europe spawned some form of fascism. Some have become considerably more notorious than others: this book, first published in 1987, sets out to analyse the social forces that went into the making of the fascist parties of the major European countries and to...

    To Be Published October 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Religious Foundations of Internationalism

    A Study in International Relations Through the Ages

    By Norman Bentwich

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: International Relations

    This book discusses the relation of different religious systems to the development of world unity, peace and international law. It examines Pagan worship, Judaism, Christianity, Islam and the Indian and Far Eastern religions and shows how far their universalism has made for peace or war. It traces...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

    This multi-volume set from a range of international authors brings together a collection of writings on Islamic philosophy and thought in the Middle Ages – a time of great advances in human thinking. Out-of-print and hard to find, these titles form an essential reference source for the...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Maqa´ma´t of Badi´' al-Zama´n al-Hamadha´ni´

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

    The triple aim of Hamadhání in this work, first translated into English in 1915, appears to have been to amuse, to interest and to instruct; and this explains why, in spite of the inherent difficulty of a work of this kind composed primarily with a view to the rhetorical effect upon the learned and...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Avicenna

    His Life and Works

    By Soheil M. Afnan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

    This book, first published in 1958, examines the life and works of Avicenna, one of the most provocative figures in the history of thought in the East. It shows him in the right historical perspective, as the product of the impact of Greek thought on Islamic teachings against the background of the...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Muslim Contribution to Mathematics

    By Ali Abdullah Al-Daffa'

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

    This book, first published in 1977, discusses the Muslim contribution to mathematics during the golden age of Muslim learning from the seventh to the thirteenth century. It was during this period that Muslim culture exerted powerful economic, political and religious influence over a large part of...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The 'Metaphysica' of Avicenna (ibn Si¯na¯)

    A critical translation-commentary and analysis of the fundamental arguments in Avicenna's 'Metaphysica' in the 'Da¯nish Na¯ma-i 'ala¯'i¯' ('The Book of Scientific Knowledge')

    By Parviz Morewedge

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

    In this book, first published in 1973, Professor Parviz Morewedge, an expert on Islamic philosophy and mysticism, provides a critical exposition of one text of ibn Sina (Avicenna), the great Persian philosopher who lived from 980 to 1037. The text is his Metaphysica in the Danish Nama-I ‘ala’I (The...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ibn Rushd (Averroes)

    By Dominique Urvoy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

    The twelfth-century philosopher Ibn Rushd, also known as Averroes, played a crucial role in the transmission of classical philosophy to Islam, and his work had a profound influence on western scholasticism and on aspects of Renaissance thought. This book, first published in 1991, sets out the main...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Ibn Khaldu^n's Philosophy of History

    A Study in the Philosophic Foundation of the Science of Culture

    By Muhsin Mahdi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

    This book, first published in 1957, is the study of 14th-century Arab historian Ibn Khaldun, who founded a special science to consider history and culture, based on the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle and their Muslim followers. In no other field has the revolt of modern Western thought against...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Ethics

    Edited by Tariq Ramadan

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    There is no specific Arabic term for the Greek notion of 'Ethics'. Two Arabic words are usually used in relation to 'morality' or 'ethics' in the Islamic tradition: 'akhlaq' and 'adab'. Both are referring to principles, defining what is good and what is bad, as well as determining the objectives...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge