Religious issues & debates

    Religion in the Anthropocene

    Paperback £30.00

    This book charts a new direction in humanities scholarship through serious engagement with the geopolitical concept of the Anthropocene.

    Passionate Embrace: Luther on Love, Body and Sensual Presence

    By Elisabeth Gerle

    Paperback £27.50

    A re-examination of the body and the erotic in Lutheran theology, offering a challenge to more austere and traditional interpretations.

    Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power

    By Aisha Ahmad

    Hardback £21.81

    Why are Islamists able to build state-like polities out of enduring civil war stalemate? By tracking the financial origins of jihadists in Afghanistan, Somalia, Pakistan, Mali, and Iraq, The Mosque and the Market shows that behind the heated rhetoric, there are hard economic reasons behind Islamist success.

    Templar Heresy

    By James Wasserman

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    A tale of initiation, adventure, and romance set within the medieval Crusades

    Jihad and Dawah

    By Samina Yasmeen

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    For those studying Islamist movements, terrorism and the link between religion, Muslim philanthropy and politics in Pakistan, Yasmeen's scrupulously researched volume will be essential reading

    Myanmar's Enemy Within

    By Francis Wade

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    As the darkness of military rule recedes, deep and violent fissures have opened between Myanmar's religious communities.

    Myanmar\'s Enemy Within: Buddhist Violence and the Making of a Muslim \'Other\'

    By Francis Wade

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    As the darkness of military rule recedes, deep and violent fissures have opened between Myanmar's religious communities.

    Waking, Dreaming, Being

    By Evan Thompson

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    Cognitive science joins with Asian contemplative traditions and philosophy to bring revolutionary meaning to the human experience.

    Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism

    By Chris Gilligan

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    Racism and sectarianism makes a sustained critique of official anti-racism, using the case of Northern Ireland to do so. Many of the prominent themes in the UK today have been central to discussions in Northern Ireland for decades. The book sketches out some elements of an emancipatory anti-racism as an...

    Problem of Religious Diversity

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    This book engages critically with the different models and approaches for managing religion adopted in Europe, Asia and Oceania. A truly intercontinental volume, this collection brings together high level scholarship from renowned scholars and rising stars in the fields of political theory, Islamic studies, sociology and law.

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