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Major Works: Religion

You are currently browsing 91–100 of 244 new and published major works in the subject of Religion — sorted by publish date from newer books to older 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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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.

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  1. Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

    Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft re-issues eight volumes originally published between 1929 and 1977 and sheds fascinating light on the history, anthropological, religious and mythological contexts of witchcraft in the UK and Europe, including several volumes which focus specifically on the...

    Published June 24th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Damned Art (RLE Witchcraft)

    Essays in the Literature of Witchcraft

    Edited by Sydney Anglo

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

    This book approaches witchcraft and demonology through literary records. The works discussed deal with the contemporary theories propounded by those who sought either to justify, or to refute persecution. Eight contributors of differing interests,a nd with different approaches to their subject,...

    Published June 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Japan as Seen by British Women (ES 5-vol. set)

    Edited by Yoko Namikawa

    Since its foundation, Edition Synapse has specialized in the publication of primary-source materials relating to the history of the Anglo-Japanese relationship and has provided the academic market with nineteenth-century English books on Japan, reprinted in facsimile and including many visual...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  4. 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

  5. Anthropology of Religion

    Edited by Phillips Stevens Jr.

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Religious belief is an extremely powerful motivator of human behaviour. Religious considerations permeate and influence all parts of a culture. Religious systems are universal in human cultures, around the world and through all stages of human history and prehistory. Of all academic approaches to...

    Published November 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Islamic Political Thought and Governance

    Edited by Abdullah Saeed

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Islam has had a significant impact on world history, not only as a major religion that has directed the personal beliefs and actions of individuals, but also as the basis of a distinct system of government that has developed its own institutions, practices and philosophies. This new Routledge Major...

    Published November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Globalization

    Edited by Véronique Altglas

    Series: Critical Concepts in Social Studies

    Because space and identities are reformulated by religions as they break through geographic and cultural boundaries, religion is now widely recognized as ‘the great globalizer’. In particular, as they become transnational, religions adapt to new social contexts and interact with other cultures,...

    Published October 12th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Science

    Edited by Sara Fletcher Harding, Nancy Morvillo

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Integral to human nature is the need to seek understanding of the world in which we live, to discover how it works and why. We find our answers to these fundamental questions through different methods; empirical science justifies our observations of the natural world, but religion offers...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge

  9. World Christianity

    Edited by Elizabeth Koepping

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Two-thirds of the world's Christians live in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and this new interdisciplinary Routledge Major Work brings together specialist contributions from around the world, from Europe and North America as well as from the developing world, to present a collection that truly...

    Published September 17th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Cultural Transition

    Human Experience and Social Transformation in the Third World and Japan

    Edited by Merry I White, Susan Pollak

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume makes available a wide variety of cultural perspectives on education and on economic and social progress. Contributors focus on three main questions, the answers to which are vital for understanding the needs of both national policy and personal fulfilment in widely differing cultures....

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Archeology of the New Testament: The Mediterranean World of the Early Christian Apostles
    By Jack Finegan
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  2. Archaeology in the Holy Land
    By Kathleen M. Kenyon
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  3. Women's Religious Experience (RLE Women and Religion)
    Edited by Pat Holden
    To Be Published October 27th 2014
  4. Sex and God (RLE Women and Religion): Some Varieties of Women's Religious Experience
    Edited by Linda Hurcombe
    To Be Published October 27th 2014
  5. Passport to Heaven (RLE Women and Religion): Gender Roles in the Unification Church
    By Kathleen S. Lowney
    To Be Published October 27th 2014

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