SOAS University of London

Department of Religions & Philosophies, School of History, Religions & Philosophies

Research Publications

Read about our most recent book publications, our series and journal editorships and multimedia presentations of research.

Recent Book Publications

This list contains the most recent publications by our staff. For full publication lists, consult the individual staff pages.

Buddhist Monks in Tax Disputes


Buddhist Monks in Tax Disputes
Monastic Attitudes towards Revenue Collection in Ancient India.


by Ulrich Pagel

Napoli: Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale", 2014


Change and Continuity in the Zoroastrian Tradition - Book Cover


Change and Continuity in the Zoroastrian Tradition
An Inaugural Lecture Delivered on 22 February 2012 at SOAS


by Almut Hintze

London: SOAS, 2013

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The Christian Heritage of Iraq - Book Cover


The Christian Heritage of Iraq
Collected Papers from the Christianity in Iraq I-V Seminar Days


Edited by Erica Hunter

Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2009

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An Early Chinese Commentary


An Early Chinese Commentary on the Ekottarika-āgama
The Fenbie gongde lun 分別功德論 and the history of the translation of the Zengyi ahan jing 增一阿含經


by Antonello Palumbo

Taipei: Fagu Wenhua – Dharma Drum, 2013

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The Everlasting Flame: Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination


The Everlasting Flame
Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination


Edited by Sarah Stewart

London: I.B. Tauris, 2013

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The Power of Ritual - Book Cover


Girei no chikara [The Power of Ritual]
Chûsei shûkyô no jissen sekai [The World of Religious Practice in Medieval Japan]


by Lucia Dolce

Kyoto: Hôzôkan, 2010

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Handbook of Tibetan Iconometry


Handbook of Tibetan Iconometry
A Guide to the Arts of the 17th Century


edited by  Ulrich Pagel, Christoph Cüppers and Leonard van der Kujip

Leiden: Brill, 2012

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Handbuch pfingstliche und charismatische Theologien


Handbuch pfingstliche und charismatische Theologie


by Jörg Haustein and Giovanni Maltese

Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014

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Jain Scriptures and Philosophy


Jain Scriptures and Philosophy


Edited by Peter Flügel, Olle Qvarnström

London: Routledge, 2015

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Japanese Religions - Book Cover


Japanese Religions
Four-Volume Set


Edited by Lucia Dolce

London: SAGE Publications, 2012

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Jewish Art in Its Late Antique Context


Jewish Art in Its Late Antique Context


Edited by Uzi Leibner and Catherine Hezser

Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016

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Jewish Travel in Antiquity - Book Cover


Jewish Travel in Antiquity


by Catherine Hezser

Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2011

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Johannes Klatt. Jaina-Onomasticon


Johannes Klatt: Jaina-Onomasticon


by Peter Flügel

Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2016

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New Dimensions of Politics in India - Book Cover


New Dimensions of Politics in India
The United Progressive Alliance in Power


Edited by Lawrence Saez and Gurharpal Singh

London: Routledge, 2012

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Rethinking Syncretism in Japanese Religion - Book Cover


Shinbutsu shûgô saikô
[Rethinking Syncretism in Japanese Religion]


Edited by Lucia Dolce and Tadashi Mitsuhashi

Tokyo: Bensei Shuppan, 2013

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State and Nation-Building in Pakistan


State and Nation Building in Pakistan
Beyond Islam and Security


Edited by Roger D. Long, Gurharpal Singh, Yunas Samad, and Ian Talbot

Abingdon: Routledge, 2016

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Syrische Handschriften


Syrische Handschriften
Syriac Texts from the Berlin Turfan Collection


by Erica Hunter and Mark Dickens

Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2014

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