Anthropology: Religion

  • Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues: An Islamic Perspective book cover

    Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues

    An Islamic Perspective, 1st Edition

    By G. Hussein Rassool

    Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues raises awareness of the cultural considerations, religion and spirituality involved in the assessment of Muslim patients with mental health problems. The belief that Jinn spirits can cause mental illness in humans through affliction or possession…

    Paperback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge

  • Religious Freedom and the Law: Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion book cover

    Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • On Knowing Humanity: Insights from Theology for Anthropology book cover

    On Knowing Humanity

    Insights from Theology for Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eloise Meneses, David Bronkema

    The development of a phenomenological approach to religion and the rise of perspectivism are challenging anthropology’s exclusive rootedness in the ontology of secularism. When considered with the increased interest in the anthropology of religion as an area of study, it is clear that there is a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities: Dancing on Empire's Stage book cover

    Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities

    Dancing on Empire's Stage, 1st Edition

    By Sitara Thobani

    Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities explores what happens when a national-cultural production is reproduced outside the immediate social, political and cultural context of its origin. Whereas most previous studies have analysed Indian classical dance in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism: Commemorating the Dead book cover

    Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism

    Commemorating the Dead, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Eade, Mario Katić

    Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism is the first volume to bring together a detailed analysis of professional military pilgrimage with other forms of commemorating military conflict. The volume looks beyond the discussion of battlefield tourism undertaken primarily by civilians which has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Muslim Pilgrimage in Europe book cover

    Muslim Pilgrimage in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ingvild Flaskerud, Richard J. Natvig

    In spite of Islam’s long history in Europe and the growing number of Muslims resident in Europe, little research exists on Muslim pilgrimage in Europe. This collection of eleven chapters is the first systematic attempt to fill this lacuna in an emerging research field. Placing the pilgrims’…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Indigo Children: New Age Experimentation with Self and Science book cover

    The Indigo Children

    New Age Experimentation with Self and Science, 1st Edition

    By Beth Singler

    The Indigo Child concept is a contemporary New Age redefinition of self. Indigo Children are described in their primary literature as a spiritually, psychically, and genetically advanced generation. Born from the early 1980s, the Indigo Children are thought to be here to usher in a new golden age…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion book cover

    Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion

    1st Edition

    By James Cresswell

    Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion is the first book to bring together cultural psychology and the cognitive science of religion (CSR). Containing much-needed discussion of how good research should do more than simply follow methodological prescriptions, this thought-provoking and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society: Habits of the Uyghur Heart book cover

    Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society

    Habits of the Uyghur Heart, 1st Edition

    By Xiaowei Zang

    Contributing to existing literature on ethnic studies in China, this book is a study of minority subjective experiences in China, using Uyghur Muslims as a case study. By examining Uyghur conceptions of family and society, it investigates whether or not ethnic minorities are culturally capable of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal book cover

    Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal

    1st Edition

    By Laura L. Cochrane

    Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal explores the historical, religious, cultural and economic contexts of Islam in Senegal through the narrative first-hand accounts of people’s everyday lives. Drawing on rich ethnographic fieldwork conducted by the author over a period of seven years, the result is a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore book cover

    Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Torsten Tschacher

    Indian Muslims form the largest ethnic minority within Singapore’s otherwise largely Malay Muslim community. Despite its size and historic importance, however, Singaporean Indian Muslims have received little attention by scholarship and have also felt side-lined by Singapore’s Malay-dominated…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy: Clash or Cooperation? book cover

    Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy

    Clash or Cooperation?, 1st Edition

    By Mark S. Williams

    The Republic of Indonesia is a rising great power in the Asia-Pacific, set to become the eighth largest economy in the world in the coming decades. It is the most populous Muslim majority country in the world. The largest Islamic organizations and parties have supported Indonesia’s participation…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

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