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Series: Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions

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Religion and the Individual: A Jewish Perspective (Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions) by Louis Jacobs1
The Body Divine: The Symbol of the Body in the Works of Teilhard de Chardin and Ramanuja (Cambridge Studies in Religious by Anne Hunt Overzee2
Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy (Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions) by Oliver Leaman6
The Dance of Siva: Religion, Art and Poetry in South India (Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions) by David Smith7
Religion and the Body (Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions) by Sarah Coakley8
Relics, Ritual, and Representation in Buddhism: Rematerializing the Sri Lankan Theravada Tradition (Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions) by Kevin Trainor10
Mysticism and Kingship in China: The Heart of Chinese Wisdom (Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions) by Julia Ching11
Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities (Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions) by Steven Collins12
Philosophical Meditations on Zen Buddhism (Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions) by Dale S. Wright13

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Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions - "designed to accommodate the best scholarship in religious studies, raising key questions about religion in general through in-depth studies of specific religious traditions and contexts."

(Note: publisher no longer commissioning titles for this series.)

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