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Religious Studies

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  1. Hinduism and Islam in India

    An analysis of Islam in India, focusing on the Hindu perspective. It studies the Hindu caste system from its beginnings in antiquity to a guild-like village caste and professional caste system in the Middle Ages, and its continuance within Muslim and colonial societies. Learn More
    £53.50

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  2. Jihad

    This is an updated and expanded 2015 edition of a classic text on Muslim thinking about war and peace. The new edition includes a new introduction and translations of selected revelatory excerpts from ISIS texts about the treatment of POWs, guidelines on the "management of barbarity", fatwas in opposition to ISIS, and other key topics. Learn More
    £73.95

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  3. Islamism in Morocco

    Until recently, Morocco was thought of as a stable pro-Western kingdom and safe tourist destination. Beginning in the 1990s, however, political Islam has brought about turmoil in Morocco. This title highlights the new situation in Morocco and its effects on Europe, including the immigration of an often unwelcome, impoverished Moroccan underclass. Learn More
    £31.50

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  4. Not 'Completely' Divorced

    Based on in-depth research with divorced Muslim women, community leaders and local religious authorities, this book reveals the complexities facing Muslim women in negotiating family expectations, cultural norms and traditional Islamic laws. Learn More
    £46.50

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  5. Movie Magick

    Film is a kind of magic, a world of shadows and light, where anything is possible and the dead come back to life. Movie Magick explores the way in which films have been inspired by Alesiter Crowley's famous definition of "Magick" as "the Science and Art of causing Change to occur in conformity with Will. Learn More
    £42.95

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  6. Charles Johnson's Spiritual Imagination

    This study of the work of Charles Johnson, the African-American writer who began as a political cartoonist, examines how Johnson incorporates the influences of phenomenology, Zen Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism and Romanticism into an original perspective on individual and social identity. Learn More
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  7. Whitechapel Noise

    Archive material from the London Yiddish press, songbooks, and satirical writing offers a window into an untold cultural life of the Yiddish East End. Whitechapel Noise positions London's Yiddish popular culture in historical perspective within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, and music-hall culture, and shows its relationship to the transnational Yiddish-speaking world. Learn More
    £25.95

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  8. Woman at the Window

    In analytical retellings of biblical tales about women, Nehama Aschkenasy seeks to demonstrate how recurring situations, dilemmas and modes of conduct represent the politics of women's realities in premodern civilization. She draws on literary critique and behavioural and social theories. Learn More
    £24.95

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  9. Disenchanted Lives

    Provides an intimate, in-depth ethnography of religious disenchantment among ex-Mormons in Utah. Showing that former church members were once deeply embedded in their religious life, E. Marshall Brooks argues that disenchantment unfolds as a struggle to overcome the spiritual, social, and ideological devotion ex-Mormons had to the religious community and not out of a lack of dedication. Learn More
    £100.00

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  10. Re-Envisioning Higher Education

    Expands the horizon of higher education, helping students, faculty and administrators to return to their roots and be in touch with their whole being. This book stresses that learning is much more than just accumulating knowledge and skills. Learning includes knowing ourselves—mind, body, and spirit. The learning of compassion, care, and service are as crucial or even more important in higher education in order for universities to address students’ individual needs and the society’s needs. Learn More
    £92.50

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  11. Jews and Christians in Twelfth-century Europe

    These essays aim to provide a balanced perspective on the fate of 12th-century Jewish communities. The essays highlight areas of common or parallel activity between Jews and Christians, showing that interactions continued even after the attack on the Jews by marauding crusaders in 1096. Learn More
    £31.50

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  12. Life in the Sick Room

    Believing herself to be suffering from an incurable condition, Harriet Martineau wrote Life in the Sick-Room in 1844. In this work, which is both memoir and treatise, Martineau seeks to educate the healthy and ill alike on the spiritual and psychological dimensions of chronic suffering. This work occupies a crucial place in the culture of invalidism that prospered in Victorian England. Learn More
    £28.50

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  13. Maimonides' Grand Epistle to the Scholars of Lunel

    When Maimonides' Mishneh Torah reached Lunel, France, scholars composed twenty-four objections to his positions. Maimonides' rejoinder opened with an unusual rhymed prose epistle with effusive praise for his correspondents and artistic and complex language. In this book, Charles Sheer offers the first annotated translation of the entire epistle. Learn More
    £75.50

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  14. Delivered From the Mouth of the Dragon

    Combines a critical analysis of Nigeria's nationality problem and a brutal personal account of how the author was placed under a fatwa for speaking out against Islamization. The book argues that the precarious state of political affairs in Nigeria lay in a jihadist plan that has allowed the Boko Haram insurgency to emerge. Learn More
    £149.00

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  15. In the Shadow of a Prophet

    Walter Rauschenbusch's thought made an indelible and enduring impact on the Christian world and beyond. Gary Dorrien and Christopher Evans assess Walter's place in the course of American religious thought, particularly the Liberal tradition. Further papers are devoted to the extent of the Rauschenbusch legacy. Learn More
    £34.95

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  16. Hindu Spirituality

    Explores the richness of the Hindu tradition in its post-classical and modern periods. Chapters on Hinduism's poetry, art, philosophy, festivals, and music, as well as modern pioneers such as Sri Aurobindo and Mahatma Gandhi, are arranged in sections on regional spiritualities; the spiritualities of the Puranas, Agamas, and Tantra. Learn More
    £39.95

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