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  • Islam and Cultural Change in Papua New Guinea

    1st Edition

    By Scott Flower

    Scholars of religion and policy makers may be surprised at the changes occurring on the second largest island of the world that straddles one of the most Christianised and least Christianised areas of the world. This book provides an accurate and deeper understanding of the nature of Islam in Papua…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will

    Agentless Agency?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Repetti

    Throughout the history of Buddhism, little has been said prior to the Twentieth Century that explicitly raises the question whether we have free will, though the Buddha rejected fatalism and some Buddhists have addressed whether karma is fatalistic. Recently, however, Buddhist and Western…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Buddhist Art of Living in Nepal

    Ethical Practice and Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Leve

    Theravada Buddhism has experienced a powerful and far-reaching revival in modern Nepal, especially among the Newar Buddhist laity, many of whom are reorganizing their lives according to its precepts, practices and ideals. This book documents these far-reaching social and personal transformations…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • A Place for Our Gods

    The Construction of an Edinburgh Hindu Temple Community, 1st Edition

    By Malory Nye

    Study of some 150 Hindu families (and about 1000 persons) living in Edinburgh, and particularly about the fact that two associations exist among them, one of which is based on activities at a temple.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • Brahman

    A Comparative Theology, 1st Edition

    By Michael Myers

    This book is a critique of western systematic theology. It borrows insights from India and other traditions; it is not a synthesis of religious traditions. The book includes two parts, method and systematics. It examines the traditional topics of systematic theology '- topics such as the existence…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • Female Ascetics

    Hierarchy and Purity in Indian Religious Movements, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Sinclair-Brull

    This book examines in rich detail the neglected topic of female ascetics. Based on field research, it documents the social forces which facilitated the establishment of an Order of Ascetics for women, defying tradition in many respects. It describes the subtle methods by which the individual is…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

    1st Edition

    By Brian Bocking

    A comprehensive glossary and reference work with more than a thousand entries on Shinto ranging from brief definitions and Japanese terms to short essays dealing with aspects of Shinto practice, belief and institutions from early times up to the present day.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • Ancient Christianity in the Caucasus

    1st Edition

    By Tamila Mgaloblishvili

    The is the first volume of Iberica-Caucasica, a new annual publication based in Tbilisi (Georgia) and devoted exclusively to the art, history and culture of the Caucasus.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
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    Caucasus World

  • The Sound of Liberating Truth

    Buddhist-Christian Dialogues in Honor of Frederick J. Streng, 1st Edition

    By Paul Ingram, Sallie B. King

    Offers essays and dialogues by well-known Buddhist and Christian scholars on topics that were of primary interest to Frederick J. Streng, in whose honour the volume was created. Topics include interreligious dialogue, ultimate reality, nature and ecology, social and political issues of liberation,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Bibliography of Japanese New Religious Movements

    1st Edition

    By Peter B Clarke

    Containing some 1500 entries, this new bibliography will be widely welcomed for its comprehensive brief, and for the sub-section profiling principal NRMs convering history, beliefs and practices, main publications, braches worldwide and membership.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Sūtras, Stories and Yoga Philosophy

    Narrative and Transfiguration, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Raveh

    This book presents a close reading of four Indian narratives from different time periods (epic, Upaniṣadic, pre-modern and contemporary): Ekalavya's story from the Mahābhārata (MBh 1.123.1-39), the story of Prajāpati, Indra and Virochana from the Chāndogya Upanisad (CU 8.7.1-8.12.5), the story of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Religious Conversion Movements in South Asia

    Continuities and Change, 1800-1990, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Oddie

    This text examines examples of religious conversion throughout South Asia including: Processes of Conversion of Christianity in 19th Century NW IndiaIslamic Conversion in South IndiaKartabhaja Converts to Evangelical Christianity in BengalCentral Kerala Dalit ConversionFrench Mission and Mass…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

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