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Major Works: Religion

You are currently browsing 31–40 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. Recognizing Islam (RLE Politics of Islam)

    An Anthropologist's Introduction

    By Michael Gilsenan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    Islam is more than a set of laws, rites and beliefs presented as a religious and social totality. As a word it covers a multitude of everyday forms and practices that are interwoven in complex, sometimes almost invisible ways in daily existence. Drawing exclusively on his own fieldwork in Egypt,...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Islamization of the Law in Pakistan (RLE Politics of Islam)

    By Rubya Mehdi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    This is a detailed, critical study of the reforms which have been made in recent years to the law in the State of Pakistan with the ostensible objective of bringing it into accord with the requirements of Islam. Special emphasis is given to the period from 1977 when General Zia ul Haque adopted a...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Islamic Reassertion (RLE Politics of Islam)

    By Mohammed Ayoob

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    The Iranian Revolution has catalysed the preconceptions holding sway in the Western World about the character of Islam and its politics, based as they are on a mixture of imagined cultural superiority and a latent fear of a resurgence similar to the Arab conquests of the seventh and eighth...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Political and Social Movements

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    The growing importance of Islam in the world coincides with the growing interest by scholars in understanding Islam as a religion and its political and social influences. The geographic scope of Islam goes far beyond the Middle East, ranging from the Far East to sub-Saharan Africa.There is a vast...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1901 and 1991, Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion (40 volume set) offers a selection of outstanding scholarship covering many aspects of philosophical enquiry into belief and faith. Topics include the history of atheism, natural...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Sacred Books of the East (POD)

    By F. Max Muller

    These subsets of the Sacred Books of the East series include translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The Vedic Brahmanic System claims 21 volumes, Buddhism 10, and...

    Published February 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Religious Strife in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    Crisis and Ideological Conflict in the Seventies

    By Nadia Ramsis Farah

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    This critical analysis investigates the causes that brought about one of the most tumultuous periods in modern Egyptian history – the clashes between the Muslims and Copts during the 1970s. A unique retrospective, it features probing interviews with Egyptian intellectuals, writers, political and...

    Published November 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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