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Major Works: Religion

You are currently browsing 61–70 of 237 new and published major works in the subject of Religion — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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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. Theology and Meaning

    A Critique of Metatheological Scepticism

    By Raeburne Seeley Heimbeck

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    What sense, if any, does it make to speak of God? This question, of such vital importance to religious commitment, occupies an important place in discussion among Anglo-American philosophers of religion whose orientation is logical analysis. ‘Metatheological scepticism’ is the view that denies the...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. A Threefold Cord

    Philosophy, Science, Religion. A Discussion between Viscount Samuel and Professor Herbert Dingle.

    By (Viscount) Herbert Louis Samuel, Herbert Dingle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Originally published in 1961, this book originated in the belief that there was an urgent need for a greater association between philosophers and scientists and of both with men of religion. The problem of bringing this association into being is approached from different angles by the two authors,...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Religious Platonism

    The Influence of Religion on Plato and the Influence of Plato on Religion

    By James Kern Feibleman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    In Plato’s Laws is the earliest surviving fully developed cosmological argument. His influence on the philosophy of religion is wide ranging and this book examines both that and the influence of religion on Plato. Central to Plato’s thought is the theory of forms, which holds that there exists a...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Conception of God in the Philosophy of Aquinas

    By Robert Leet Patterson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    At the beginning of the thirteenth century the recovery by western Christendom from the Arabs, Jews and Greeks of the metaphysical treatises of Aristotle, and their translation into Latin, caused a ferment in the intellectual world comparable to that produced by Darwin in the nineteenth century. To...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Tafsir

    Interpreting the Qur'an

    Edited by Mustafa Shah

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Within the classical Islamic tradition, the field of Qur'anic exegesis, more commonly referred to as tafsir, occupies a revered place among the traditional Muslim sciences. Although tafsir encompasses various approaches to the explication of the Qur’an and these include legal, theological,...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Copts in Egyptian Politics (RLE Egypt

    By B.L. Carter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    This book explores the political relationship between the Muslim majority and Coptic minority in Egypt between 1918 and 1952. Many Egyptians hoped to see the collaboration of the 1919 revolution spur the creation of both a new collective Egyptian identity and a state without religious bias....

    Published November 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Mrs Annie Besant

    A Modern Prophet

    By Theodore Besterman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Having already published a bibliography on Annie Besant, Theodore Besterman in this book continued with the story of her life. She was a prominent British Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator who lived between 1847 and 1933.Originally published in 1934, this work is fascinating...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Buddhism and Religious Diversity

    Edited by Perry Schmidt-Leukel

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    In today’s globalized world, religious diversity has become one of the strongest challenges to the self-understanding of any major religious tradition, provoking two interdependent questions. How does it see itself in the light of others? And, how does it see others in the light of its own...

    Published September 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1916 and 1995, Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy (7 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering various facets of alchemical traditions. Some texts examine alchemy itself while some offer insight into the motives for alchemical...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. John Dee's Natural Philosophy

    Between Science and Religion

    By Nicholas Clulee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    This is the definitive study of John Dee and his intellectual career. Originally published in 1988, this interpretation is far more detailed than any that came before and is an authoritative account for anyone interested in the history, literature and scientific developments of the Renaissance, or...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge