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Major Works: Religion

You are currently browsing 161–170 of 207 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.

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. Shi'ism

    Edited by Colin Turner, Paul Luft

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    The four volumes of this set bring together key contributions to the study of Shi’ism, giving access to material that has hitherto been scattered and difficult to locate. While the majority of the material stems from the past fifty years, earlier studies are included, providing insight into the...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  2. The Muslim World 1100–1700

    Early Sources on Middle East History, Geography and Travel (Royal Asiatic Society Classics 2)

    Edited by Hiroyuki Mashita

    The Royal Asiatic Society, founded in 1823, was the main centre in Britain for scholarly work on Asia in the nineteenth century, and has been a publisher since 1829. The Muslim World 1100–1700: Early Sources on Middle East History, Geography and Travel is the second collection of RAS Classics...

    Published October 15th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Sociology of Religion 5 vols

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Malcolm Hamilton

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    This new Routledge Major Work is a five-volume collection of seminal and influential articles, chapters, and extracts in the sociology of religion and related disciplines. The collection uniquely brings together material ranging widely from conceptual and theoretical discussions through substantive...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Encyclopedia of Buddhism

    Edited by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish

    Reflects the current state of scholarship in Buddhist Studies, its entries being written by specialists in many areas, presenting an accurate overview of Buddhist history, thought and practices, most entries having cross-referencing to others and bibliographical references. Contain around 1000...

    Published March 9th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Political Islam

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Bringing together canonical and the best cutting-edge scholarship in one useful reference resource, the shortcomings as well as the successes of Islamism are fully examined in this three volume collection of seventy-five key journal articles on all aspects of modern political Islamism. 'Political...

    Published December 6th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Political Islam

    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 4th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Islam and Globalization

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Globalization has opened up non-Western societies to forces of economic, political and cultural liberalism for the first time, and this process has had a profound effect upon Islamic societies, causing unease and concern among many Muslims. Moreover, this apprehension has been exacerbated by the...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Buddhism

    Edited by Professor Paul Williams

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    From a field primarily of interest to specialist orientalists, the study of Buddhism has developed to embrace inter alia, theology and religious studies, philosophy, cultural studies, anthropology and comparative studies. There is now greater direct access to Buddhism in the West than ever before,...

    Published July 29th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Environmental Philosophy

    Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Edited by J. Baird Callicott, Clare Palmer

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    This collection gathers classic, influential, and important papers in environmental philosophy from the late 1960s and early 1970s (when academic environmental philosophy began to coalesce) to the present. The volumes explore environmental ethics, epistemological, metaphysical, and comparative...

    Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  10. Shamanism:Critical Concepts V1

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge